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Russian army chief in Syria meets Kurds over Turkey tensions

Yahoo Daily News 29 Nov 2022
Alexander Chaiko met Sunday with Kurdish commander Mazloum Abdi in northeast Syria, adding that he has no details about what they discussed ... Turkey has launched a barrage of airstrikes on suspected militant targets in northern Syria and Iraq over the past week, in retaliation for the Istanbul bombing that Ankara blames on the Kurdish groups.
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Erdogan prepares for a new land grab - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 29 Nov 2022
A TURKISH soldier waves a flag on Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria, in January 2018 (credit ... “Recent airstrikes in Syria directly threatened the safety of US personnel who are working in Syria with local partners to defeat ISIS and maintain custody of more than 10 thousand ISIS detainees...
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US maintains Türkiye has 'right to defend themselves' against terror

Anadolu Agency 28 Nov 2022
Kirby was referring to the US's principal partner in Syria, which is led by the YPG ... The Pentagon last Wednesday expressed concern over Türkiye's airstrikes in northern Syria, saying they posed a threat to US personnel and harmed the fight against Daesh/ISIS. "Recent airstrikes in Syria directly threatened the safety of U.S.
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Australia reduces national terrorism threat to ‘possible’

The Associated Press 28 Nov 2022
Mazloum Abdi of the Syrian Democratic Forces told reporters that after nearly a week of Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria, Ankara is now preparing for a ground offensive ... Over the past week, Turkey launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighboring Syria and Iraq in retaliation for the Istanbul attack.
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Syrians are used as pawns for domestic and foreign interests

The New Arab 28 Nov 2022
Over the course of a few days last week, Russia, Turkey and Israel all carried out airstrikes in different parts of Syria. The manner of such strikes, specifically their proximity to one another and the cavernous silence over them globally, speaks to the fact that Syria essentially no longer exists as a sovereign state.
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US-Turkiye brinkmanship won't reach a point of no return

Sott 28 Nov 2022
The series of airstrikes against Kurdish militants in northern Syria by Turkish jets in the past week come amid heightened concerns over Ankara's threat to launch a ground operation.
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Erdogan says detente with Syria possible even as he beats drums of war

Press TV 28 Nov 2022
At the same time as he beats the drums of war on Syria, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says normalization of relations with the Arab country is possible ... Last week, Turkey began launching a new round of illegal airstrikes against, what it calls, hideouts belonging to the PKK in northern Syria and Iraq.
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Erdogan hints at mending ties with Syria

Russia Today 28 Nov 2022
Ankara could find a path to repairing its damaged relations with Syria in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested on Sunday. The comment was made a week after Türkiye began conducting airstrikes on Kurdish-linked sites in northern Syria and Iraq.
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Thousands Protest Turkish Strikes on Kurdish Groups in Syria

Voa News 28 Nov 2022
Turkey announced last Sunday it had carried out airstrikes against semi-autonomous Kurdish zones in north and northeastern Syria, and across the border in Iraq. It has also threatened a ground offensive in those areas of Syria ... name Kurds in Syria give to the area they administer.
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Turkey set for ‘ground attack’ on Syria, 'anti-Daesh ops' halted by aggression: Kurdish cmdr

Press TV 27 Nov 2022
Turkey is taking advantage of the deadly November 13 bombing in Istanbul to target the US-backed Kurdish militants and after nearly a week of Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria, Ankara is preparing for a “ground attack” to inflict severe damage on the region’s infrastructure, Abdi said.
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Syria, Iran deploy increased air defenses near Damascus - report

The Jerusalem Post 27 Nov 2022
Syria and Iran have been deploying new air defense systems, including jamming and early warning systems, around Damascus in order to prevent Israeli airstrikes in the area, according to the Syrian Capital Voice site ... airstrikes were reported in Syria was caused by the new systems.
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IS fight disrupted, say Kurds in Syria

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Nov 2022
Mazloum Abdi of the Syrian Democratic Forces told reporters that after nearly a week of Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria, Ankara is now preparing for a ground offensive ... Over the past week, Turkey launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighboring Syria and Iraq in retaliation for the Istanbul attack.
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Worries grow over possible impact of Turkish attacks in Syria on fight against ISIS

The Arab Weekly 27 Nov 2022
Mazloum Abdi of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) told reporters that after nearly a week of Turkish airstrikes on northern Syria, Ankara is now preparing for a ground offensive ... Over the past week, Turkey launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighbouring Syria and Iraq in retaliation for the Istanbul attack.
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Syrian Kurds warn Washington against any Turkish ground operation

Arab News 27 Nov 2022
“The importance of Syria is fast retreating for the US government in favor of Ukraine, and the relative significance of the YPG is diminishing ... Turkiye has continued airstrikes — using fighter jets and drones — against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq and Syria to remove militants from the border.

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