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MSF supported hospital in Ma'arat Al Numan, Islib, Syria, bombed in February 2016. Photo courtesy MSF.
By nsnbc On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Astana agreement doesn’t legalize Turkey’s troops in Idlib: Syrian Foreign Ministry

nsnbc : A source at the Syrian Arab Republic’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that the de-escalation zone established as part of the Astana 6 talks do not legitimize or legalize the existence of any More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Iran, Russia and Turkey agreed to police de-escalation zone in Syria’s Idlib province

nsnbc : The latest round of the Iran, Russia and Turkey – backed Astana talks on Syria resulted in an agreement to set up a de-escalation zone in Syria’s Idlib province for six month, as well as a joint More...

Gülmen and Özcakca - Turkey, where practicing law lands attorneys behind bars.
By nsnbc On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Justice in Turkey: Attorneys harassed, 1st hearing without defendants, detention be extended on the grounds that they had not made their statements yet

nsnbc : The first trial hearing in the trial against academic Nuriye Gülmen and teacher Semih Özakca was a spectacle. 10 attorneys were arrested before the trial, the first hearing took place without the defendants, More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Lawyer of Turkey’s opposition CHP and party leader Kilicdaroglu detained over alleged Gülen links

nsnbc : Celal Celik, the main lawyer of Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) and party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was detained in Ankara as part of an investigation into networks linked to the self-exiled More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Annexation to Turkey or being a minority in Cyprus isn’t an option for Turkish Cypriots: Akinci

nsnbc : Speaking at a conference in Istanbul organized by the Economic Development Foundation (IKV) on September 14, northern Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci voiced his frustration over the collapse of peace talks More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Russia – Turkey sign S-400 missile deal

nsnbc : The Russian Federation has signed a deal with Turkey for the delivery of advanced S-400 surface to air missile systems. The deal was finalized as Russia and Turkey continue boosting ties while ties between More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Germany has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hault: Sigmar Gabriel

nsnbc : Germany has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hold due to the deteriorating human rights situation and increasingly strained bilateral tes between the two NATO members, said German Foreign Minister More...

Russian military police deconflicting clashes between YPG and FSA
By nsnbc On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Russian troops join efforts to deconflict clashes between Syrian Kurdish YPG and Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army

nsnbc : Russia decided to deploy forces to participate in deconflicting recent clashes between the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG and Syrian Democratic Forces on one hand and Turkey and the Turkey-backed Free Syrian More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Violence against women the new “normal” in Islamist-ruled Turkey

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : An Istanbul court sentenced Abdullah Cakiroglu to three years and ten months behind bars for slapping a young woman for “wearing inappropriate clothes” on a public bus. Yes, More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Turkey-backed Tahrir al-Sham attacked Syrian – Kurdish positions

nsnbc : The Turkey-backed Tahrir al-Sham attacked positions held by the Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Monday. Attacks were repelled. In related news, the former Euphrates Shield More...