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Yazidis and Syrian Kurds and their allies under attack by Turkey and its proxies

The last 36 hours have seen major developments in the Middle East in defiance of directives issued by British and US-led Coalition forces. Turkish militias are attacking anti-Daesh (Isis/Isil) units near the Syrian city of Manbij. And at the same … Continue reading

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Turkey’s authoritarian regime dramatically exposed as purge escalates – “non-stop resistance” declared

Turkey’s post-coup purge was never just about crushing the alleged coup plotters. It was about neutralising all opposition; particularly that of pro-Kurdish political parties and their supporters. And in recent weeks, the continuing purge has exposed even further the authoritarian … Continue reading

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While media focuses on Mosul offensive, Turkey and Syria have other plans…

International media attention is currently focused on the offensive launched against the Daesh (Isis/Isil) stronghold of Mosul in Iraq; and on the looming humanitarian disaster there. Turkey and Syria, meanwhile, appear to have their sights set on Kurdish communities, which … Continue reading

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Turkey’s president has a morbid fear of these women – here’s why…

The current Turkish regime has been regularly accused of sponsoring Daesh (Isis/Isil) and other jihadi groups in Syria. One of the main reasons for this behaviour has been Turkey’s opposition to a feminist social revolution taking place on the Syrian-Turkish border – … Continue reading

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Atrocity signals Turkey’s advance on Syrian city, liberated from ISIS by Kurdish-led SDF only weeks ago

Reports have just emerged of unarmed civilians (including children) being killed in Dandania, Syria, by the Turkish military. This comes just a week after Turkey invaded Syria (with US air support) in order to push back one of the most effective forces currently fighting … Continue reading

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As Turkish land/air offensive escalates, Kurdish militias (YPG/J) reject Biden-Erdogan ultimatum

  Turkish armed forces have just crossed into Syria with US air support. But this was not an operation focused on pushing Daesh (Isis/Isil) out of the border city of Jarabulus, as some sources have insisted. Amid suggestions of ethnic cleansing against Kurdish … Continue reading

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Turkey, Iran & Russia agree to neutralise Kurds as Assad’s warplanes attack YPG/J

  Turkey has just reached an ‘understanding’ with Iran and with Russia over the fate of Syria. And this has coincided with a relentless Syrian bombardment of the most effective ground forces in the fight against Daesh (Isis/Isil). Since 16 August, the Syrian air force has … Continue reading

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