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Turkey will send ISIS prisoners back to their hometown 03 Nov 2019

Turkey will send ISIS prisoners back to their hometown

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Saturday that Turkey would send captured ISIS terrorists back to their home countries, and he complained about European inaction on the matter. “That is not acceptable to us. It’s also irresponsible,” he said of Europe leaving Turkey to deal with the prisoners alone. “We will […]

Joint patrols of Russia-Turkey starts in northern Syria 02 Nov 2019

Joint patrols of Russia-Turkey starts in northern Syria

Joint patrols of Russia-Turkey started in northern Syria Friday to verify whether Kurdish forces have withdrawn from a key border zone in compliance with a deal reached between Ankara and Moscow. Iran News quotes AFP story. It follows an agreement they signed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi last week which gave Kurdish forces […]

Turkey detains 3 pro-Kurdish mayors over ‘terror’ links 22 Oct 2019

Turkey detains 3 pro-Kurdish mayors over ‘terror’ links

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Turkey has arrested three mayors from the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) on suspicion of “membership in a terror group” and “disseminating terror propaganda.” The three pro-Kurdish mayors of Kayapinar, Bismil and Kocakoy in the Kurdish majority southeast, as well as the dismissed mayor of Diyarbakir, Adnan Selcuk Mizrakli, were detained […]

Kurd militants withdrawing from Ras al-Ayn; Turkey says 21 Oct 2019

Kurd militants withdrawing from Ras al-Ayn; Turkey says

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Turkey says Kurdish militants are withdrawing from the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn according to an agreement brokered with the United States, days after the Turkish army launched a cross-border offensive into northeastern Syria. “A convoy of approximately 55 vehicles entered Ras al-Ayn and a convoy of 86 vehicles departed […]

Kurd Forces Withdraw from Turkey-Syria Border 20 Oct 2019

Kurd Forces Withdraw from Turkey-Syria Border

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A senior Syrian Kurdish official said his forces would pull back from Turkey-Syria Border area in accordance with a US-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town in northeast Syria. Redur Khalil said the plan for evacuation from the town of Ras […]

Turkey’s Syria incursion displaces over 300,000 17 Oct 2019

Turkey’s Syria incursion displaces over 300,000

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish-controlled areas of northeastern Syria has displaced over 300,000 people, a report says. Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday that the rise in the number of people forced to flee was due to a fresh wave of displacement over […]

Resistance forces arrive in northern Syria 16 Oct 2019

Resistance forces arrive in northern Syria

TEHRAN (Iran News) – In response to the Turkish army’s incursion into north Syria, the Syrian army entered Tabqah and deployed forces near the military airport in Raqqa province in the early hours of Monday. Tabaqa military airport is located near the Euphrates Dam, one of the biggest and most important dams in Syria, which […]

Syria Incursion should stop; Iran’s Top Diplomat Urges Turkey 16 Oct 2019

Syria Incursion should stop; Iran’s Top Diplomat Urges Turkey

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Turkey against the consequences of its military attacks on northern Syria and called on Ankara to end the incursion. “The imperative now is to end the incursion into Syria & address all concerns through ADANA,” Zarif said in a post on his Twitter account […]

Russia: Syrian Army Takes Full Control of Manbij 15 Oct 2019

Russia: Syrian Army Takes Full Control of Manbij

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Syrian army has taken full control of the city of Manbij and all surrounding towns, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Syrian state media also said the army troops have entered the center of Manbij in northern Syria and have raised the national flag in the city. A video […]

US 7,000 Miles Away, Not Responsible for Protecting Kurds 15 Oct 2019

US 7,000 Miles Away, Not Responsible for Protecting Kurds

TEHRAN (Iran News) – US President Donald Trump said the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and other countries should be responsible for protecting Kurds in northern Syria against a Turkish incursion, not the US which is “7,000 miles away” from Syria. “Let Syria and Assad try protecting Kurds and fight Turkey for their own […]