Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

As Turkey’s political divisions deepen, Syrian refugees in Istanbul worry about being caught in the middle – Los Angeles Times

August 8, 2017
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Los Angeles Times As Turkey’s political divisions deepen, Syrian refugees in Istanbul worry about being caught in the middleLos Angeles TimesThe night of last year’s attempted coup in Turkey, Alaa Khaldi considered packing his bags. The 31-year-old Syrian refugee from Damascus, who fled to Turkey in 2015, was worried that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

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US-backed Kurds release video showing them destroying a Turkish tank in Syria – Business Insider

August 8, 2017
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Business Insider US-backed Kurds release video showing them destroying a Turkish tank in SyriaBusiness InsiderA YPG fighter fires an anti-tank missile at Turkish-backed rebel positions. Screenshot/YPG via Facebook. US-backed Kurdish fighters battling ISIS in Syria released a video on Saturday showing them destroying a tank being used by Turkish-backed rebels …After military shake-up, Erdogan says…

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