The PKK/YPG had vowed that Afrin would be Turkey’s Vietnam.
Even if the party claimed to become Turkey's largest catch-all party, it was seen from the names on the Founders Committee that most of the founding members had been involved in political affairs on the nationalist and centre-right lines in the past.
Initially proposed through a workshop held at the Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in 2013, Turkish scientists alongside state officials hope that the new prospects will not only boost Turkey’s scientific capabilities and research capacity, but also increase the diplomatic profile within the international scientific and political community.
Pompeo and Turkey Pompeo’s name was first heard within the Turkish media and public when he tweeted about the country – a tweet that was later deleted.
In the anti-Daesh coalition efforts, the administration allowed CENTCOM to take the lead and continued the policy of allying with “local partners” (YPG) to defeat Daesh, resulting in tensions with NATO ally Turkey.
ne of the most important consequences of a consensus-based climate formed between the AK Party and the MHP after the July 15 coup attempt was the legal amendment allowing the formation of formal pre-electoral alliances in Turkey.
The organization, which started organizing and collecting a base under the name of “Apocular” in eastern and southeastern Turkey during the 1970s, initially kicked off a sweeping process of destruction against religious functionaries along with the members of various Kurdish organizations such as the Revolutionary Democratic Culture Association (DDKD), the Revolutionary Eastern Culture Clubs (DDKO), Kawa and Rizgari.
iming to eliminate terrorist elements of PKK/YPG, The Operation Olive Branch (OOB) launched by Turkey on January 20 revealed how local, regional and international actors in the Syrian crisis are intertwined.
The government accuses the HDP of being linked to the PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.
At least 27 mosques in Germany were targeted in attacks in the first three months of this year, after the terrorist PYD/PKK group threatened to carry out violent acts to protest against Turkey’s counterterrorism operation in northwestern Syria.
Turkey’s foreign minister has postponed a previously scheduled trip to Washington as the torch is passed at the U.
urkey’s president said on Wednesday he hopes the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin would be liberated from terrorists “by this evening.
According to the Turkish General Staff, Operation Olive Branch aims to establish security and stability along Turkey’s borders and the region as well as to protect Syrians from terrorist oppression and cruelty.