Kurdish People Resist Storm of Turkish Bombs

The indiscriminate bombing of a territory to destroy the people living in it. That seems to be the premise of the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. And that premise was confirmed last June 15, when the Ankara government ordered a massive bombing of Bashur (Iraqi Kurdistan, northern Iraq), which targeted the Makhmur refugee…

Iraq’s Hezb Allah: Instead of Leaving, The US is Plotting a Civil War in Iraq

Iraq Hezb Allah Brigades (Kata’ib Hezb Allah) revealed that they have ‘information about dubious US movements to achieve suspicious goals, with the participation of an Iraqi security apparatus’. The Brigades added that the plot includes ‘airdrops on military, security and PMU positions with ground support and air support’ which will lead to ‘dangerous repercussions, and…

The Battle of Idlib is Far from Over

Elijah J. Magnier The opening of the Saraqeb-Latakia road, known as the M4, is scheduled for this Sunday the 15th of March as established during the memorandum protocol signed in Moscow between the two presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the battle of Saraqeb. The Turkish-Russian patrols are supposed to secure the M4 following a three-day…

Turkey Has Asked NATO for Additional Assistance on Syria

Sputnik-Middle EastOn Sunday, just three days after Russia brokered a ceasefire between Turkey and Syria in the wayward Syrian province of Idlib, the Turkish president threatened to take unilateral action if the ceasefire fell through. Ankara has asked NATO for additional assistance to help shore up the border with Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Russian Military Delegation to Push Turkey to Respect Syrian Sovereignty

Sputnik-Middle East The delegates are expected to come to the Turkish capital on Tuesday. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said they will discuss joint patrols in Syria’s restive Idlib region, starting Sunday. A Russian military delegation will travel to Ankara this week to pressure Turkey into respecting Syria’s sovereignty, Col. Gen. Leonid Ivashov revealed on…

Erdogan Threatens Unilateral Action in Idlib

Sputnik-Middle East Russia brokered a ceasefire between Turkey and Syria on Thursday, which wrapped up weeks of fighting in Syria’s last rebel-held province that caused dozens of casualties on both sides. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to take unilateral action in Syria’s Idlib if the Russia-brokered ceasefire deal is not adhered to. “If…

Putin Helps Erdogan Climb Down from the Tree with a Ceasefire Agreement

Elijah J. Magnier President Vladimir Putin agreed to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who came to Moscow seeking a ceasefire he could not announce unilaterally on the battlefield, where he has lost momentum. Thousands of Turkish soldiers were pushed onto the frontline against the Syrian army and its allies because the tens of…

Western States, Turkey Dare to Profess Humanitarian Concern for Syria

Turkey is threatening Europe with an influx of millions of refugees from Syria’s conflict, while the United States this week announced over $100 million in “humanitarian aid” for Syria. The Europeans are wringing their hands over further problems from unwanted migration, yet Brussels continues to pile economic sanctions on war-torn Syria, thus impeding the nation’s…