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German military resumes training troops in northern Iraq

The German military resumed training Iraqi troops in the country’s Kurdish north on Sunday, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad.

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German military resumes training troops in northern Iraq

The German military resumed training Iraqi troops in the country’s Kurdish north on Sunday, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S.

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German military resumes training troops in northern Iraq

The German military resumed training Iraqi troops in the country’s Kurdish north on Sunday, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad.

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Lavrov Accuses US Allies of Releasing ISIS Detainees in Syria in Exchange for Payoffs

Acting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused on Friday members of the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) of releasing ISIS detainees in exchange for payoffs.

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Iraq prime minister visits Erbil for talks

Iraq’s caretaker Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi arrived in Erbil on Saturday for talks with officials in the country’s northern Kurdish region.

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US troop numbers in Syria remain stable despite announced withdrawal

The withdrawal of American troops from Syria’s northern border opened the way for Turkey’s military incursion against Kurdish forces in the country.

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Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town

A dozen people were killed and 30 injured in an explosion in a market of a Syrian border town that Turkish-backed forces seized last month, prompting Ankara to blame the Kurdish YPG militia it had targeted in its incursion.

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Turkey, Russia launch joint patrols in northern Syria

Turkey started joint patrols with Russia in northern Syria Friday to verify whether Kurdish forces have withdrawn from a key border zone in compliance with a deal reached between Ankara and Moscow.

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House approves sanctions against Turkey

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday approved sanctions against Turkey over its offensive in northern Syria against Kurdish forces.

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No need to renew offensive in northern Syria, Turkey says

Turkey will not be carrying out a new military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, the country’s defence ministry said, confirming that a fragile five-day ceasefire brokered last week will continue.

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Turkey’s relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation

Days after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned Ankara against destabilising the region.

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Erdogan ‘rolled’ spineless Trump on Syria

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump said he’d support a Turkish military excursion into northern Syria.

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Fars: Iran denies joint operation with Turkey against PKK

Turkey repeated on Monday that it and Iran were carrying out a joint operation against Kurdish militants, despite a denial from Tehran that it was involved, Reuters reports.

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Syrian Kurds to start new talks with Damascus as the threat of a Turkish invasion looms large

Showing himself determined to resort to the military option against the Kurdish groups in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares readiness to create a “safe zone” in the northern parts of Syria. Meanwhile, Kurdish groups are due to start talks with Damascus to protect them against any Turkish invasion.

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Turkey urges U.S. to honour partnership after Trump warns of economic devastation

President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Monday Turkey expected the United States to honour their strategic partnership after U.S. President Donald Trump warned it would devastate Turkey economically if they attack a Kurdish militia in Syria.

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US ‘hopeful’ on deal to protect Kurds

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the US leaves.

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