Turkey’s attacks on a tourist hotspot in Dohuk Governorate in Iraq killed at least nine civilians including at least three children on Wednesday. The Iraqi government has responded by demanding Turkey withdraw its military forces from Iraqi sovereign lands.
A Turkish military convoy entered Syria on Tuesday through al-Rai border crossing. This comes two months after the Turkish president Erdoğan announced a new plan for a military operation to attack northern Syria. At a Tehran summit on Tuesday, Erdoğan urged Russia and Iran to back its fight against ‘terrorism’ in Syria.
Progressives around the world should support the call for a no-fly zone over North and East Syria to block a new invasion by the Turkish state and allied Islamic fundamentalist terrorist groups, writes Peter Boyle.
PKK top official Murat Karayılan said that both the NATO summit in Madrid and the discussions on Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership are further approval of the Treaty of Lausanne and a great injustice to the Kurdish people.
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