Posts Tagged ‘turkish’

Syrian War Report – December 11, 2019: Turkish Proxies Seek To Capture Chunks Of M4 Highway

…from SouthFront On December 10, the military situation escalated in northern Lattakia and the surrounding area. According to pro-government sources, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and allied militant groups conducted attacked and shelled several positions of the Syrian Army near the M4 highway and south of the town of Kbani. In response, Syrian air forces and artillery […]

Syrian Military Bombs Oil Smuggling Infrastructure In Turkish-Occupied Areas, War Report

South Front On November 26, Kurdish rebels from the so-called Afrin Liberation Forces announced that their forces had eliminated 5 Turkish-backed militants and injured 6 others in an attack near Tuweys in northern Aleppo. The killed and injured militants were reportedly belonging to the al-Waqqas Brigade, which is involved in Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring as […]

Erdogan: "Patriotic" Turks. Now Is The Time To "Leave The Dollar" And Buy Turkish Lira 

President Tayyip Erdogan, on Tuesday, told Turks to ditch the dollar and convert their foreign currencies to Turkish lira as an act of “patriotism,” reported Reuters. “Leave the dollar and the rest. Let’s turn to our money, the Turkish lira. The Turkish lira doesn’t lose value anymore. Let’s show our patriotism like this,” Erdogan told […]

‘Stand-alone mode’: Russian-made S-400s to operate independently from NATO air defense – Turkish minister

Speaking to Al Jazeera, Akar said that the S-400s will not be integrated into the NATO air defense system and will not pose a threat to the alliance. We’ve been saying it all along. Of course, [the S-400s] will be in ‘stand-alone’ mode. They will operate independently. Turkey began receiving the S-400s this summer and […]

3 killed, dozens wounded in car bomb blast in Syrian town along Turkish border – Ankara

Photos and videos on social media allegedly show the aftermath of the blast on Saturday. A vehicle is seen engulfed in flames and covered in smoke, as locals rush to clear the rubble from the damaged building nearby.  The Turkish Defense Ministry said that three people were killed and more than 20 wounded. Local media, meanwhile, […]

Video: Kurdish Radicals Try to Burn Russian-Turkish Patrol

youtube twitter facebook rss Source Article from Related Posts Video shows Israel’s Iron Dome intercepting 2 rockets, IDF claims ‘fired from Gaza at civilians’   On 29 November, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said that a rocket was fired from Horrible video of a German shepherd who cut his nose and two legs by thugs […]

14 killed by car bomb in Turkish-controlled town in Syria, says monitor

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A car bomb killed 14 people, nine of them civilians, on Saturday in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria, a war monitor said. The bomb, which struck a bus and taxi station in the town, also wounded 33 people, some of them seriously, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

Bomb attack kills 18 in Syrian city south of Turkish border (VIDEOS)

The city is located some 30 km South of Turkish border and has remained under Turkish control since late 2016. A video purportedly shot in the aftermath of the explosion by an AlJazeera correspondent showed a chaotic scene with multiple small fires and what appears to be a large pool of blood on the ground. The […]

Turkish President Erdogan says he ‘can’t harm relations with Russia’ by ditching S-400 on Trump’s demand

Despite the protestations of Washington, Turkey, a NATO member, took delivery of its first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense system in July. After a meeting with Erdogan on Wednesday, Trump told reporters that Ankara’s “acquisition of the S-400 creates some very serious challenges for us,” yet no agreement was reached on limiting or […]

Turkish-led Forces Resumed Advance In Northeastern Syria, War Report

…from SouthFront Over the past days, Syria’s northeast has been the main point of instability in the war-torn country. On November 10, the Turkish-backed coalition of militant groups, the Syrian National Army, announced that it was resuming it offensive in the area. The group justified this move by claiming that the Kurdish People Protection Units […]

Turkish Forces Loot Electric Power Transformers in Northeastern Syria

Forces loyal to Erdogan in the Turkish Army and accompanying terrorist groups looted electricity power generators and transformers from a number of villages and towns they infested in the Hasakah countryside. A car blew up with the invaders while they were preparing it to blow up civilians in a market. Among the towns infested with […]

Abandoned ‘Turkish restaurant’ becomes a landmark in Iraq protests

BAGHDAD (AP) — The protesters stand by the thousands on the abandoned building’s open floors, waving Iraqi flags and cheering. Some sit on the edge, feet dangling in the air from high floors as they sway to blasting music. They have a bird’s-eye view of Baghdad — and the tens of thousands of demonstrators below. […]

How The Russian-Turkish Deal On Northern Syria Works

The agreement signed between Russia and Turkey for a new security plan in northeast Syria was certainly historic and a much welcome potential path towards stability and peace. The following graphic illustrates how it is supposed to work: Source On October 22, 2019, Russia and Turkey signed a memorandum on safe-zones in Syria, putting an […]

Syrian, Turkish forces exchange fire in first border zone clash

Syrian government forces and the Turkish military clashed on Tuesday for the first time since Ankara launched an offensive in northeastern Syria three weeks ago, a war monitor said. “Heavy fighting erupted for the first time between the Syrian and Turkish armies,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The Britain-based monitoring group said artillery […]

ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi Killed on Turkish Border while Fleeing Idlib

This article was completed on October 26, 2019. Islamic State’s self-styled Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in a United States Special Ops overnight raid Saturday involving helicopters, warplanes and a ground clash on the Turkey-Syria border while fleeing Syria’s northwestern Idlib Governorate, Reuters and Newsweek are reporting, and President Trump [has made] the […]

Why Trump Green-lighted Turkish Intervention in Northern Syria?

Email Us For general inquiries and advertising, email: Admin (at) Article submissions, tips, and feedback, email: Tips (at) Voicemail/TXT: Feel free to send us a message anytime (512) 222-3067 Source Article from Related Posts Syrian War Report – December 11, 2019: Turkish Proxies […]

NATO behind the Turkish attack in Syria, by Manlio Dinucci

Jens Stoltenberg, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, on 11 October 2019, in the White Palace in Ankara. Germany, France, Italy and certain other countries, who as members of the EU condemn Turkey for its attack in Syria, are co-members of NATO, which, while the attack had already begun, declared its support of Ankara. The […]

‘I saved you!’ Trump tells the same Kurds he left at Turkish forces’ mercy a fortnight ago

When Donald J Trump announced two weeks ago that he was pulling American troops out of north-eastern Syria, one media outlet headline summed up the result with searing accuracy. Beneath a photo of celebrating jihadists, the headline read: ‘Jubilant ISIS Prisoners Hail American Liberators’. Also on Trump lifts Turkey sanctions as he claims ALL […]

Russian military police move to Syrian-Turkish border as first phase of Erdogan-Putin deal

The transfer marks a start of the implementation of the deal presidents Putin and Erdogan agreed on following their Tuesday meeting. “Units of Russian military police will assist in ensuring the safety of the population and maintain order, carry out patrols in the area and facilitate the withdrawal of YPG forces to beyond 30 kilometers […]


South Front Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring once again drew wide attention not only to the so-called Kurdish question, but also to attempts of Ankara to create a unified Syrian opposition as an alternative to the Assad government. According to official Turkish statements, the goal of the operation is to secure the southern Turkish border defeating […]

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