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Turkish strikes target Kurdish forces guarding Syrian detention camp

/ Middle East Issued on: 23/11/2022 - 20:01 The notorious Al-Hol detention camp, which holds relatives of suspected Islamic State (IS) group fighters, pictured in December 2021. © Delil Souleiman, AFP Turkish strikes Wednesday targeted Kurdish forces controlling northern Syria's Al-Hol detention camp, home to over 50,000 people including relatives…
bubmag
November 23, 2022
Syria

The Kurds are the ‘ideal scapegoat for both Turkey and Iran’

/ Middle East INTERVIEW Issued on: 23/11/2022 - 19:56 A group of young Kurds inspect the aftermath of a Turkish airstrike in the Syrian village of Taql Baql on November 20, 2022. © Baderkhan Ahmad, AP Turkey began a fresh offensive against Kurdish groups in Syria on Sunday amid a concurrent…
bubmag
November 23, 2022
Syria

Syria: Russia asks Turkey to refrain from full-scale Syria offensive

Supporters of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) protest against the Turkish attacks in northeast of Syria, in Qamishli, Syria, 20 November 2022. The Turkish Defense Ministry said in a statement that a total of 89 targets of Kurdish militants in northern Syria and Iraq were destroyed…
bubmag
November 23, 2022
Syria

Iran Blames Israel After Bomb Kills Guards Colonel in Syria

Last Updated: November 23, 2022, 17:13 IST Tehran The Israeli air force destroyed what it said was an Iranian drone manufacturing plant located on Syrian territory on October 24. (Image: AFP) On November 9, an unclaimed raid targeted a pro-Iranian militia convoy carrying weapons and fuel from Iraq into Syria,…
bubmag
November 23, 2022
Syria

Turkish strikes on Kurds stoke tensions with Syria as well

BEIRUT (AP) — Russia has pushed for years for a reconciliation between its ally, the Syrian government, and Turkey, which stood on opposing sides in Syria’s civil war. Recent weeks saw the first small signs of possible progress. But that could be threatened by this weekend’s flare-up in tensions between…
bubmag
November 23, 2022
Syria

Turkey’s high-stakes campaigns in Syria

Turkey has launched a string of offensives in neighbouring Syria since 2016 targeting Kurdish militias, Islamic State group jihadists and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. The latest, in Iraq and Syria and dubbed Operation Claw-Sword, come ahead of a general election in June that will see Turkish President Recep…
bubmag
November 21, 2022
Syria

Turkey launches air raids against Kurdish groups in Syria, Iraq

Updated November 20, 2022 at 9:01 PM Published November 20, 2022 at 1:38 PM ISTANBUL - Turkey announced early on Sunday it had carried out air strikes against Kurdish militant bases across northern Syria and Iraq which it said were being used to launch “terrorist” attacks on Turkey. The Turkish…
bubmag
November 20, 2022