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Erdogan ‘hopes’ Afrin to be captured ‘by this evening’

Erdogan ‘hopes’ Afrin to be captured ‘by this evening’

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia) – Turkey’s president said on Wednesday he hopes the northwestern Syrian city of Afrin would be captured “by this evening.”The route terrorists use to enter and exit eastern Afrin will be closed soon, Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a gathering of village and neighborhood heads at the presidential complex in the capital Ankara. Erdogan reiterated that in the...

Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op in Afrin

Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op in Afrin

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (Press Shia) – Turkish Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that the country's military will end the operation in Syria's Afrin by May.Ankara launched operation Olive Branch in Afrin, in pursuit of "clearing" the Turkish border with Syria from the YPG. Turkish authorities consider the YPG and the PYD to be linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK),...

Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op. in Afrin

Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op. in Afrin

TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Pointing to possible joint operation against PKK with Iraq, Turkish Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that the country's military will end the operation in Syria's Afrin by May.Ankara launched operation Olive Branch in Afrin, in pursuit of "clearing" the Turkish border with Syria from the YPG. Turkish authorities consider the YPG...

UN cease-fire in Syria not to affect Turkey's Afrin op.

UN cease-fire in Syria not to affect Turkey's Afrin op.

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (Press Shia Agency) –Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on Sunday said the UN Security Council's cease-fire decision in Syria would have no effect on Turkey's ongoing military operation in Afrin."When we look at the UN Security Council resolution, we see that fight against terror organizations is outside its scope. Therefore, it will not affect Turkey's ongoing...

Turkish assault on Afrin claims more civilian lives

Turkish assault on Afrin claims more civilian lives

ALEPPO, Feb. 12 (Press Shia) – More civilians were killed or injured as a result of the continued Turkish assault on Afrin city in northern Aleppo.Local sources told SANA that a civilian was killed and two others, a father and his son, were injured due to Turkish bombardment with rocket shells and artillery on al-Uroba village in Afrin area. The sources added that the Turkish shelling on...

Turkey continues aggression on Afrin as civilian casualties rise

Turkey continues aggression on Afrin as civilian casualties rise

ALEPPO, Feb. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – The total number of civilian casualties from the Turkish regime’s continued aggression on Afrin area has risen.Local sources said Friday that the Turkish troops turned Atama camp, about 20 km to the south of Jandiris village,into artillery, mortar, and heavy machinegun launching pads and targeted QastalKhadra, QastalMekdad, DeirSawan, Akhejla and Sharkan...

Iran ready to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria

Iran ready to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria

TEHRAN, Feb. 7 (Press Shia Agency) – In a meeting with Turkish FM on Wednesday, Hassan Rouhani expressed Iran's readiness for helping Turkey with concerns about Syria's future. In the meeting with Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tehran, Iran’s president emphasized the expansion of friendly and brotherly relations with neighboring countries, adding Iran wants to strengthen relations with Turkey in...

Afrin’s citizens take to streets denouncing Turkish assault

Afrin’s citizens take to streets denouncing Turkish assault

ALEPPO, Feb. 07 (Press Shia) –Thousands of citizens took to the streets of Afrin to denounce the Turkish aggression on their city.The aggression of the Turkish regime on the Afrin area entered its nineteenth day, with hundreds of civilians having been killed or injured as a result of targeting homes, infrastructure, and public facilities. The protesters said that Afrin is part of the Syrian...

US plots against Iran, Turkey, Russia: Erdogan

US plots against Iran, Turkey, Russia: Erdogan

TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (Press Shia) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan said US should leave the Syrian city of Manbij adding that Americans must have calculations against Turkey, Iran or maybe Russia.Speaking at a parliamentary group meeting of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in Ankara, Erdogan criticized the US for not fulfilling its promises in Syria. "They told us that they would...

Turkey to move into Manbij: Bozdag

Turkey to move into Manbij: Bozdag

TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – If the PYD/PKK terror group does not leave Syria's Manbij, Turkey will move there and towards east of Euphrates River, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Sunday.In remarks made to CNNTurk, Bozdag, who is also a spokesman for the government, said the PYD/PKK terrorists had to leave Manbij, a strategic city west of the Euphrates in northern Syria. "If...

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