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Turkish army took control of Afrin center

Turkish army took control of Afrin center

TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (Press Shia) – Units of Turkey -backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) group have seized control over the Kurdish-held northern Syrian city of Afrin, Syria.Turkish military and its backed FSA  have taken control of Afrin town center, as part of Turkey's Operation Olive Branch to clear PKK-linked People's Protection Units (YPG)  in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Turkish army takes control of Afrin center

Turkish army takes control of Afrin center

TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (Press Shia) – Units of Turkey -backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) group have seized control over the Kurdish-held northern Syrian city of Afrin, Syria.Turkish military and its backed FSA  have taken control of Afrin town center, as part of Turkey's Operation Olive Branch to clear PKK-linked People's Protection Units (YPG)  in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

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...

Turkey lashes out at French President

Turkey lashes out at French President

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (Press Shia) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has slammed the French President Emmanuel Macron, saying that he has a "flawed understanding" of Ankara's anti-terrorist campaign dubbed the 'Olive Branch.'According to the prime minister, "the whole world knows and should know that Turkey does not operate with the mentality of an invader.", reported Sputnik. The statement...

Turkish govt. detains doctors over Afrin operation remarks

Turkish govt. detains doctors over Afrin operation remarks

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Eleven members of the Turkish Medical Association's (TTB) central council were detained on Jan. 30 for their statement criticizing the Turkish military's ongoing operation in Syria.Eleven members of the Turkish Medical Association's (TTB) central council, including head Raşit Tükel, were detained on Jan. 30 for their statement criticizing the Turkish...

No exact time for end of Olive Branch Operation:Turkish amb.

No exact time for end of Olive Branch Operation:Turkish amb.

TEHRAN, Jan. 25(Press Shia Agency) – Turkey’s Ambassador in Iran Rıza Hakan Tekin in an exclusive interview with Mehr News agency says one cannot provide an exact time frame for the end of the military operation in Afrin, Syria but Turkey want to complete the operation in a short period of time.Turkish military on Saturday announced that it has launched “Operation Olive Branch” in...

Involving Syrian Kurds in settlement to limit US influence: Logoglu

Involving Syrian Kurds in settlement to limit US influence: Logoglu

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) –Criticizing the US policy in Syria to bring Turks and Kurds into a full scale war, Turkish veteran politician says involving syrian Kurds in the county’s settlement process will limit the US influence in Syria.Turkish military on Saturday announced that it launched “Operation Olive Branch” on Saturday at 5.00 p.m. While Turkey says the operation is to...

Pentagon slams Ankara's Afrin op in Syria

Pentagon slams Ankara's Afrin op in Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia Agency) –Yesterday the US justified the the Turkey's offensive on Afrin noting that Ankara's security concerns are "legitimate," however, now Pentagon appears to backtrack.Turkey's recently launched ground operation in Afrin has prompted mixed reactions from the world community, with many countries stressing the importance of Syria's sovereignty. The US justified the...

Americans not trustworthy partners for Kurds: Turkish expert

Americans not trustworthy partners for Kurds: Turkish expert

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia) – Bora Bayraktar,Assistant Professor of Istanbul Kultur University believe the US is after its own geopolitical goals in the region and is not a trustworthy ally for Kurds. Turkish military on Saturday announced that it launched “Operation Olive Branch” on Saturday at 5.00 p.m. While Turkey says the operation is to eliminate terrorist from the region, Syrian...

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