Monthly Archives: December 2015

Turkey’s Campaign Against Kurdish Militants Takes Toll on Civilians – New York Times

December 31, 2015
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New York Times Turkey’s Campaign Against Kurdish Militants Takes Toll on CiviliansNew York TimesISTANBUL — A major Turkish military operation to eradicate Kurdish militants in Turkey‘s restive southeast has turned dozens of urban districts into bloody battlefields, displacing hundreds of thousands of civilians and shattering hopes of reviving …Are clashes spreading to western Turkey?Al-MonitorLondon: Priest…

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Moscow bans Turkish construction and tourism companies from Russia – Telegraph.co.uk

December 31, 2015
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Telegraph.co.uk Moscow bans Turkish construction and tourism companies from RussiaTelegraph.co.ukThe new restrictions, which will prohibit Turkish construction and tourism firms from doing business in Russia, mark the latest phase in a bitter spat between the two countries, following Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane that flitted …Russia sanctions Turkish construction companies, bans hiring…

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Turkey may finally be ‘accepting the inevitable’ in Syria – Business Insider

December 30, 2015
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Business Insider Turkey may finally be ‘accepting the inevitable’ in SyriaBusiness InsiderA Kurdish militia with ties to an organization waging an insurgency in Turkey’s southeast region violated Turkey’s “red line” in Syria over the weekend by crossing the Euphrates River during an anti-ISIS operation. The operation to take back Tishrin …Tensions Rise With Turkey as…

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Palestinian Authority rejects possibility of Turkish rule in Gaza – Jerusalem Post Israel News

December 30, 2015
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Jerusalem Post Israel News Palestinian Authority rejects possibility of Turkish rule in GazaJerusalem Post Israel NewsThe Egyptians are reported to have sent a message to Israel demanding that it reject any Turkish presence in the Gaza Strip. Musa Abu Marzouk, a senior Hamas official, announced on Monday night that his movement was strongly opposed to…

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Turkey’s Dangerous Game in Syria – Wall Street Journal

December 29, 2015
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Wall Street Journal Turkey’s Dangerous Game in SyriaWall Street JournalWhen the Syrian civil war broke out in 2011, Turkey was one of the earliest countries to invest heavily in the overthrow of the Assad regime. Despite a decade of warming relations with Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was making a bid to become …‘Erdogan was…

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Anonymous attacks Turkish banks over Christmas – Washington Examiner

December 29, 2015
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Al-Bawaba Anonymous attacks Turkish banks over ChristmasWashington ExaminerThe international hacking group Anonymous launched a series of cyberattacks against Turkish banks over Christmas, in retaliation for what the group says is Turkey’s support for the Islamic State. “The attacks are serious,” Onur Oz, a spokesman for …Russian-Turkish relations endure across various fields – ErdoganTrend News Agencyall…

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