Tag: Kurds

the-us-supports-new-kurdish-unity-to-destabilize-the-middle-east
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Jun
2020

The US supports new Kurdish unity to destabilize the Middle EastThe US supports new Kurdish unity to destabilize the Middle East

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Kurdish National Unity Parties (PYNK), a newly-established umbrella group consisting of 25 parties, was formed on May 20 to support the Kurdish unity talks, which have resulted in a “common political vision” on governance and partnership following a series of US-backed talks.  The statement released on June 17 by all parties […]

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erdogan-visits-trump-at-white-house,-faces-off-with-lindsey-graham-(video)
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Nov
2019

Erdogan visits Trump at White House, faces off with Lindsey Graham (Video)Erdogan visits Trump at White House, faces off with Lindsey Graham (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the meeting in Washington DC between Turkish President Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump. The meeting between the two leaders sought to ease growing tension between the NATO partners, allowing the two countries to reaffirm their commitment to working together. Trump invited a group of U.S. […]

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trump’s-plan-to-pillage-syrian-oil,-blatant-violation-of-international-law
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Nov
2019

Trump’s plan to pillage Syrian oil, blatant violation of international lawTrump’s plan to pillage Syrian oil, blatant violation of international law

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Sarah Abed, political analyst…  Exactly two weeks after announcing a thousand US troops would be withdrawn from northeastern Syria with a portion relocated to Syria’s Jordanian and Israeli borders and others sent to Iraq, US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday plans to keep US soldiers in Syria to “secure” oil […]

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how-the-us.-regime-‘justifies’-the-theft-of-syria’s-oil
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Nov
2019

How the U.S. Regime ‘Justifies’ the Theft of Syria’s OilHow the U.S. Regime ‘Justifies’ the Theft of Syria’s Oil

Submitted by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org… On October 26th, the New York Times headlined “Keep the Oil’: Trump Revives Charged Slogan for New Syria Troop Mission” and opened by saying that “in recent days, Mr. Trump has settled on Syria’s oil reserves as a new rationale for appearing to reverse course and deploy hundreds of additional troops […]

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us-leaves-troops-to-steal-syrian-oil
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Nov
2019

US leaves troops to steal Syrian oilUS leaves troops to steal Syrian oil

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Steven Sahiounie, political commentator… U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper explained in a press conference Tuesday, that a new U.S. force will be stationed in eastern Syria to protect the oil fields. Barbara Starr, CNN’s Pentagon reporter, pressed Esper on whether the US military mission there will be to prevent the […]

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clashes-in-northeastern-syria-put-turkish-russian-memorandum-at-risk
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Oct
2019

Clashes in northeastern Syria put Turkish-Russian Memorandum at riskClashes in northeastern Syria put Turkish-Russian Memorandum at risk

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Sarah Abed, independent journalist and analyst…  On Tuesday, exactly two weeks after Ankara launched its cross border military operation “Operation Peace Spring”, in northern Syria east of the Euphrates River, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Sochi for what proved to be […]

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putin-&-erdogan-in-sochi:-us,-turkey-&-russia-take-further-step-towards-peace-in-syria-(video)
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Oct
2019

Putin & Erdogan in Sochi: US, Turkey & Russia take further step towards peace in Syria (Video)Putin & Erdogan in Sochi: US, Turkey & Russia take further step towards peace in Syria (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the historic marathon meeting in Sochi between Russian President Putin and Turkish President Erdogan where the two leaders agreed to a deal which moves a final peace settlement in Syria closer than ever. Russia will assist the Syrian government and its military to control northern Syria, […]

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syrian-settlement:-this-time-no-us-involvement-required
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Oct
2019

Syrian settlement: this time no US involvement requiredSyrian settlement: this time no US involvement required

The talks of the Russian and Turkish Presidents in Sochi lasted almost seven hours and resulted in signing a joint memorandum. In this document, Recep Tayiip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin stated political unity and territorial integrity of Syria and also confirmed their commitment to ensure security of the Turkish republic. They stressed their countries’ determination […]

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