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Turkish forces nearly ready for Syria ground operation

Dawn 29 Nov 2022
... a Kurdish militia across the border. Howitzers fired daily from Turkey have struck Kurdish YPG targets for a week, while warplanes have carried out air strikes. The escalation comes after a deadly bomb attack in Istanbul two weeks ago that Ankara blamed on the YPG militia.
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Turkish officials say it will be ready in ‘a few days’ for Syria offensive

The Arab Weekly 29 Nov 2022
Turkey’s army needs just “a few days” to be ready for a ground incursion into northern Syria, Turkish officials said, as Turkish forces bombarded a Kurdish militia across the border. Howitzers fired daily from Turkey have struck Kurdish YPG targets for a week, while warplanes have carried out air strikes.
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Turkish forces nearly ready for a Syria ground operation: Officials

Gulf News 28 Nov 2022
... bombarded a Kurdish militia across the border. Howitzers fired daily from Turkey have struck Kurdish YPG targets for a week, while warplanes have carried out airstrikes. The escalation comes after a deadly bomb attack in Istanbul two weeks ago that Ankara blamed on the YPG militia.
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Turkish forces nearly ready for a Syria ground operation -officials

Reuters 28 Nov 2022
Erdogan to chair cabinet meeting, operation on agendaHowitzers hitting Kurdish militia targets in north SyriaTurkey previously launched incursions against YPGRussia, U.S ... Howitzers fired daily from Turkey have struck Kurdish YPG targets for a week, while warplanes have carried out airstrikes.
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Turkish forces nearly ready for a Syria ground operation – officials

Arab News 28 Nov 2022
... a Kurdish militia across the border. Howitzers fired daily from Turkiye have struck Kurdish YPG targets for a week, while warplanes have carried out airstrikes. The escalation comes after a deadly bomb attack in Istanbul two weeks ago that Ankara blamed on the YPG militia.
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'We humiliated ourselves': Sweden’s bid to join NATO meets continued resistance from Turkey

Raw Story 28 Nov 2022
... for Kurdish militant groups such as the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party, PKK. He also demanded they lift an arms export ban imposed on Turkey in 2019 after it launched an offensive in northern Syria targeting the YPG, the Kurdish militia fighting the Islamic State group there.
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Thousands protest Turkish strikes on Kurdish groups in Syria

The New Arab 27 Nov 2022
Thousands of Kurds protested on Sunday in the Syrian city of Qamishli against days of deadly Turkish cross-border strikes targeting Kurdish groups in the country's northeast ... "Only the will of the Kurdish people remains," said 49-year-old protester Siham Sleiman ... The YPG, a Kurdish militia in Syria, also denied involvement in the bombing in Turkey.
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Germany: 'Not a terrorist organisation' - Thousands march against ban on Kurdistan Workers' Party in Berlin

Ruptly 26 Nov 2022
... Kurdish freedom movement worldwide ... Ankara blamed YPG, (the Kurdish militia in Syria) and the PKK for the attack on Istanbul's Istiklal shopping street on November 13 and started a military offensive with airstrikes against YPG and PKK positions in Northern Iraq and Syria.
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Will Erdogan finally deliver on his vow to invade northern Syria?

Egypt Independent 26 Nov 2022
Turkish officials blamed Kurdish separatists for the explosion, a claim denied by Kurdish groups ... But its backbone is the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia, which Turkey considers a wing of the PKK and seeks to eliminate ... The US has typically objected to Turkish incursions because they target the YPG.
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Syrian Kurds say they have stopped operations against IS

The Associated Press 26 Nov 2022
Turkey this week launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighboring Syria and Iraq, in retaliation for a deadly Nov. 13 bombing in Istanbul that Ankara blames on the Kurdish groups ... But they disagree on the status of the main Kurdish militia in Syria, the People’s Protection Units, or YPG.
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Turkey says 326 Kurdish militants have been ‘neutralized’ in ongoing offensive

Finger Lakes Times 26 Nov 2022
Turkey has been carrying out airstrikes on the Syrian Kurdish militia the People's Defence Units, or YPG, in northern Syria and on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, in northern Iraq since Saturday night ... Turkey plans to initially target "terrorists" in the Kurdish ...
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Turkey tells Russia retaliation will go on over attacks from northern Syria

The Arab Weekly 26 Nov 2022
Turkey’s warplanes began conducting air strikes on Syrian Kurdish YPG militia bases in northern Syria at the weekend, prompting retaliatory strikes along the Syrian border ... Ankara has already carried out three land incursions into Syria targeting Kurdish militias since 2016.
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US official urges 'de-escalation' as Turkey strikes Syria

The New Arab 26 Nov 2022
Turkey this week launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighbouring Syria and Iraq, in retaliation for a deadly Nov. 13 bombing in Istanbul that Ankara blames on the Kurdish groups ... But they disagree on the status of the main Kurdish militia in Syria, the People’s Protection Units, or YPG.
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US urges ‘immediate de-escalation’ as Turkey strikes Syria

The Arab Weekly 26 Nov 2022
Turkey this week launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighbouring Syria and Iraq, in retaliation for a deadly November 13 bombing in Istanbul that Ankara blames on the Kurdish groups ... But they disagree on the status of the main Kurdish militia in Syria, the People’s Protection Units, or YPG.
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Turkey's Erdogan vows to create 'safe zone' in Syria

The New Arab 25 Nov 2022
Turkey blamed the bombing on the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) ... Turkey says the Kurdish YPG militia is allied with the PKK, which has waged an insurgency against the Turkish state since 1984.

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