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US, Russia urge Turkiye to show ‘restraint’ in Syria

‘Cries of children were unbearable’: Rescued Rohingya refugees recall ordeal at sea JAKARTA/DHAKA: When Hatemon Nesa boarded a wooden ship in Cox’s Bazar in late November, she left a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh in the hope of finding a better life for her young daughters. She set out on…
bubmag
November 22, 2022
Syria

Should Shamima Begum return to the UK?

Former Isis bride Shamima Begum has launched a legal challenge in a London appeal court against the removal of her UK citizenship.  The five-day hearing at the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) comes three years after her citizenship was stripped on national security grounds. Begum remains in a detention camp in…
bubmag
November 21, 2022
Syria

Rocket fire from Syria kills 2 on Turkish border: Governor

Published November 21, 2022 at 5:53 PM ISTANBUL - Rockets fired from Syria towards Turkey’s border town of Karkamis on Monday killed two people and wounded six, a Turkish regional governor said. “Five mortars/rockets were fired... towards Karkamis centre. Two of our compatriots died. Six of our citizens were wounded,…
bubmag
November 21, 2022
Syria

Turkey launches retaliatory airstrikes over Iraq, Syria

Turkey on Sunday said it launched airstrikes into Syria and Iraq over the weekend targeting those it holds responsible for last week's deadly bombing in Istanbul. Photo courtesy of Turkey's Ministry of Defense/Release Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Turkey's ministry of defense said it launched air strikes over the weekend hitting…
bubmag
November 21, 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

Turkish air raids hit northern Syria

Turkish air strikes on Syria border posts run by regime forces killed 17 fighters on Aug 16 2022. — AFP/FileBEIRUT: Turkish air strikes hit several towns across northern Syria, including the city of Kobane, late Saturday, said Kurdish-led forces there and a Britain-based monitoring group. The Turkish raids killed at…
bubmag
November 20, 2022