Monthly Archives: June 2015

Turkey Uneasy as US Support of Syrian Kurds Grows – New York Times

June 30, 2015
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New York Times Turkey Uneasy as US Support of Syrian Kurds GrowsNew York TimesISTANBUL — The United States has stepped up its military support for Syrian Kurdish militias fighting the Islamic State, efforts that have angered Turkey, a longtime ally and NATO member, which is now weighing new measures to contain the ambitions of …Turkey…

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As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military action – U.S. News & World Report

June 30, 2015
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U.S. News & World Report As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military actionU.S. News & World ReportFILE-In this Monday, June 15, 2015 file photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, Turkish soldiers run to their new positions next to the border fence in Akcakale, southeastern Turkey. As…

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Turkey Considering Sending Troops Into Syria To Fight Syrian Kurds, ISIS: Report – International Business Times

June 29, 2015
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International Business Times Turkey Considering Sending Troops Into Syria To Fight Syrian Kurds, ISIS: ReportInternational Business TimesTurkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called for the life imprisonment of an editor who published footage allegedly showing weapons being smuggled to Islamists in Syria. In this photo, Erdoğan adjusts his sunglasses before a wreath-laying …Turkey Plans to Invade…

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Turkish riot police fire water cannon and rubber pellets at Pride revellers – The Guardian

June 29, 2015
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The Guardian Turkish riot police fire water cannon and rubber pellets at Pride revellersThe GuardianTurkish police fired water cannon and rubber pellets to disperse a crowd gathered in central Istanbul yesterday for the city’s annual gay pride parade. It was not immediately clear why the police stopped the marchers gathering and chased away between …Turkish…

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Turkey will ‘never allow’ Kurdish state in Syria warns Erdogan – Yahoo News

June 28, 2015
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Yahoo News Turkey will ‘never allow’ Kurdish state in Syria warns ErdoganYahoo NewsTurkey has fought a 31-year insurgency in the south east of the country by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which Ankara claims is closely linked to the main Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia. Erdogan’s comments came a day after …US official:…

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More tension in Israeli-Turkish ties – Jerusalem Post Israel News

June 28, 2015
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Jerusalem Post Israel News More tension in Israeli-Turkish tiesJerusalem Post Israel NewsThursday’s deportation took place just three days after Foreign Ministry director-general Dore Gold met in Rome with his Turkish counterpart, Feridun Sinirlioglu, to explore prospects of repairing ties after a Turkish election earlier this month …Seven Turkish citizens, including journalists, not allowed to enter…

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