Turkey Prepares for Afrin Offensive

Turkey has strengthened its military presence on its border with Syria and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to take military action against emboldened Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, who are receiving support from the US in their fight against Daesh in Raqqa. Erdogan views the YPG, which controls part of Syria’s border with Turkey, as an extension of the Kurdish PKK, a Marxist insurgent group which has operated…

Detention of Kurdish Mayors is an Attack on Kurdish Democratic Autonomy

By FARC-EP After a detention order issued by Diyarbakır Public Prosecutor’s Office, anti-terror units police detained Amed Metropolitan Municipality co-mayor Gültan Kışanak at Diyarbakır Airport and co-mayor Fırat Anlı in his house, on Tuesday 25 October. Gültan Kışanak had just returned from Ankara when she got detained at the airport. In Ankara, she had been…

The Kurdistan Projects

The current Kurdistan project, supported by France and the United States, has no connection with the legitimate project which was recognised by the same countries during the Sèvres Conference of 1920. It is not even situated anywhere near the same territory! This pseudo-Kurdistan is no more than a Western bribe intended to turn the Syrian…

Turkey: HDP Municipalities Seized, 11,500 Teachers Purged for Alleged Ties to the PKK

28 Kurdish DBP Municipalities Seized Kurdish Question Trustees have been appointed to Democratic Regions Party (DBP) municipalities in Diyarbakır’s (Amed) Sur and Silvan districts. Another 26 municipalities have also been seized. Speaking following a meeting with province governors earlier today, Turkey’s Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said, “The state has determined that they [Kurdish municipalities] are…

Head of Syrian Intelligence to Visit Moscow to Discuss Euphrates Shield and Turkish-Iranian Axis in Syria

رئيس المخابرات السورية في موسكو لعرض التفاهمات مع أنقرة تكتسب زيارة المسؤول الأمني الأقوى في النظام السوري علي مملوك إلى روسيا أهمية بالغة بالنظر إلى توقيتها، حيث تسجل انعطافة تركية حيال الأزمة السورية. دمشق- كشفت مصادر أمنية لوكالة “نوفستي” الروسية عن زيارة اللواء علي مملوك، رئيس المكتب القومي السوري إلى موسكو، الثلاثاء المقبل. وتأتي هذه…

Turkish Military Ops Against Syrian Kurds Fulfills US-NATO Agenda (Arabic)

تركيا تزيد من تعقيد مهمة حلفائها بتحركها المفاجئ ضد داعش دخول تركيا في الحرب ضد تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية بشكل مباشر جاء متأخرا، إذ لم يتحرك الأتراك طيلة السنوات الخمس التي مضت لملاحقة عناصر داعش المتمركزين قرب حدودهم إلا في ارتباط بتقدم الأكراد السوريين الذين تعتبرهم أنقرة إرهابيين. ويعكس هذا التكتيك أن تحرك تركيا ضد داعش…

The Ankara-Tehran-Moscow Coalition

By Pepe Escobar Turkish soldiers on an armoured vehicle are seen in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. Turkish President, a.k.a. Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan is about to make a high-profile visit to Tehran – the date has not yet been set – to essentially kick start…

‘Turkey Uses Kurdish Issue to Radicalize People and Consolidate Power’

Violent clashes continue between Turkish security forces and Kurdish militants in southeastern Turkey. Sputnik-Middle East  A car bomb rammed into a military base in Diyarbakir province, killing one soldier and injuring twenty others. The incident occurred just hours after the country’s ministers adjourned in the neighboring Sanliurfa province to discuss ways of rebuilding the region’s shattered economy.Prime Minister Ahment Davutoglu chaired…

Erdogan Rejects HDP Proposal, Rules Out Return to ‘Negotiations’ with PKK

HDP Proposes Law for Peace and Resolution of Kurdish Question 4 April 2016 Kurdish Question Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ruled out a return to ‘negotiations’ with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu hinted that there could be a return to the table. Speaking at a Turkish Red Crescent convention the…

HDP Proposes Law for Peace and Resolution of Kurdish Question

Kurdish Question The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has made a legislative proposal in Parliament to establish peace and legally guarantee all previous and future peace talks regarding the Kurdish question. Named the ‘Societal Peace and Negotiation Law,’ the proposal states that the recent period of conflict has led to great losses and pains and requests…

Who do the Turkish Addresses Retrieved in Cache of Da’esh Documents Belong to?

YPJ-STAR, YPG Document Cache Exposing Erdogan’s Intense Association with Da’esh in Syria GIRÊ SPî – ANF – MEHMET NURİ EKİNCİ New information comes to light about the presence and organisation of the Turkish intelligence organisation MİT within the ISIS. The documents in Turkish captured by YPG and SDF combatants confirm the relations of the Turkish…