erkan

Roundup: Turkish army advances… 100,000 flee homes… Jihadists kill a Kurdish politician…

In Uncategorized on October 13, 2019 at 16:04

https://ift.tt/2qasfmr

Turkey Syria offensive: 100,000 flee homes as assault continues

The UN says thousands of people are sheltering in schools as pressure mounts on Turkey to halt the attack.
Kurdish politician among nine civilians shot dead by pro-Turkey forces in Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says they were killed after being taken from their cars

Turkish-backed proxies leading a ground offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in north-eastern Syria have killed nine civilians including a female politician, a human rights monitor has claimed.

The New York Times – Ben Hubbard – Oct 12, 11:50 AM

Turkish-backed militants fighting in Syria killed at least two Kurdish prisoners on Saturday, one of them lying on the side of the road with his hands bound behind his back, according to a video from the scene and a fighter who said he witnessed

Newsweek – Tom O’Connor – Oct 11, 11:49 AM

A contingent of U.S. Special Forces has been caught up in Turkish shelling against U.S.-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria. Newsweek has learned through both an Iraqi Kurdish intelligence official and senior Pentagon official that Special

Erdoğan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals

Turkey’s Syria invasion following US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle East By invading
The Independent – Samuel Osborne – Oct 11, 8:02 AM

Five Isis militants have broken out of a prison in northern Syria after Turkish shelling nearby, a spokesman in the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces has said. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras

The post Roundup: Turkish army advances… 100,000 flee homes… Jihadists kill a Kurdish politician… appeared first on Erkan's Field Diary.

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary https://ift.tt/33nAIRm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: