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Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees the YPG, which the United States has backed in the fight against Islamic State, as a terrorist organisation and part of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).Read More →

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The contract put together by the Americans included a prerequisite, according to which the Patriot missile defense systems will only be supplied to Ankara if it gives up its deal to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems, Yeni Safak reported.Read More →

Donald Trump Phone Call - US News Today

“Trump asked: ‘If we withdraw our soldiers, can you clean up ISIS?’”, a Turkish official said. He said Erdogan replied that Turkish forces were up to the task. “Then you do it,” Trump told him abruptly. John Bolton, also on the call, Trump said: “Start work for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.”Read More →

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US president Donald Trump announced the pullout from Syria last week, surprising allies and sparking the resignation of two of his top aides. Syrian Bashar al-Assad’s troops and Russian forces have also started deploying to the front lines around the town.Read More →

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“While nothing definite is being planned, the President is open to a potential meeting in the future,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement.Read More →

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“We have postponed our military operation against the east of the Euphrates river until we see on the ground the result of America’s decision to withdraw from Syria.” – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Read More →

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Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan: “Manbij is a place where Arabs live, but they have surrendered the area to the terror organisation. Now we are saying that you should cleanse, remove them, or else we will enter Manbij. I am speaking very clearly.”Read More →

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“This step will allow for the path to a political solution to be opened and for healthier cooperation,” Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.Read More →

YPG - Syria War News

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan has signalled Turkey was ready to expand operations. Turkey fears YPG’s presence across its border could fuel a Kurdish insurgency at home.Read More →

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“It reflects the mind-set of the (Saudi) government, the feeling they can do anything,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa division.Read More →

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“We gave the tapes. We gave them to Saudi Arabia, to the United States, Germans, French and British, all of them. They have listened to all the conversations in them. They know,” Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.Read More →

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Turkish shelling has hit positions of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), as Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns of a new offensive to clear the militia from its border. U.S. is scrambling to contain the tensions.Read More →

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Turkey rejected on Tuesday Syrian government accusations that it is not meeting its obligations under an agreement to create a demilitarised zone around the insurgent-held Idlib region, saying the deal was being implemented as planned. Read More →

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Riyadh Saturday dismissed Ankara’s calls to extradite 18 Saudis wanted for the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi, as Washington warned the crisis risked destabilising the Middle East.

“The individuals are Saudi nationals. They’re detained in Saudi Arabia, and the investigation is in Saudi Arabia, and they will be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told a regional defence forum in Bahrain.Read More →

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday issued what he said was a “final warning” to those who would endanger Turkey’s borders, saying Ankara was determined to focus its attention on Syrian Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates.Read More →

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (R) meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has received official pledges of a six-billion-dollar loan to his country from Saudi Arabia, whose top leadership is involved in an international crisis of credibility over possible involvement in the killing of a Saudi dissident. Saudi Arabia pledged three billion dollars in foreign currency support for a year, and a further loan worth up to another three billion dollars in deferred payments for oil imports, to Pakistan, the Pakistani government announced in a statement on Tuesday.Read More →