Turkey


Erdogan: Turkish Soldiers Gradually Being Deployed to Libya

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Turkish soldiers to be gradually deployed to Libya. Turkish military units will begin moving into Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, one of the two opposing governments in the country. This decision came after Turkey received a request […]


Turkish Military Deployment In Libya And The Possible Consequences

Turkey’s parliament has approved a bill to deploy troops to Libya in support of the Government of National Accord (GNA), the United Nations recognized Libyan government, consequently escalating the already chaotic proxy war for control of the state. The new legislation passed with a 325-184 vote, and while the government […]


Renewed Attacks In Syria Cause Wave Of Refugees To Turkey

More than 235,000 people were displaced between December 12 – 25 from the Idlib province in northwestern Syria, the last major region held by the opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, due to weeks of intense bombardment and a ground offensive by Syrian government forces that began on December 19.  Many […]


Syria’s Latest Airstrikes

A recent shelling on Tuesday has killed over 24 and wounded over 40 civilians by airstrike and artillery fire in Syria’s province of Idlib. Idlib is one of the last major regions being held by rebel fighters and Jihadists opposed to the President Bashar al-Assad. The bombing was executed by […]


Erdogan Issues Warning Turkey Cannot Withstand New ‘Refugee Wave’ from Syria

On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that the country could not handle the newest wave of refugees coming into Turkey from Syria. Erdogan said Turkey “will not bear all alone the burden,” thereby warning other European countries that they will also feel the influx of as many as […]


“Un Violador En Tu Camino”: Chilean Women Say No

“Y la culpa no era mía, ni dónde estaba, ni cómo vesía” “and it wasn’t my fault, not where I was, nor what I wore”   On the 20th of November 2019, a group of women wearing blindfolds and bandannas staged a protest in Valparaíso, Chile. Amid the widespread anti-government […]


Daesh’s Resurgence Along The Turkey-Syria Border.

The Turkish offensive on the 9th of October 2019 against the Kurdish Syrian Defence Forces (SDF), called “Operation Peace Spring” has exacerbated the humanitarian crisis in the Rojava region in Northeast Syria. The Turkish government has given direct and indirect support to senior ISIS members since Ankara’s invasion and greatly […]


Turkey Backing Jihadist Militias

The offensive perpetrated by the Turkish Military Forces against the Kurdish Syrian Defense Forces (SDF) launched on 9 October 2019 has exacerbated the humanitarian crisis in the region and given extensive support to Islamic militias. Since this invasion, various news organizations have reported that the Turkish effort to create a […]


Turkey Says Kurdish YPG Has Not Fully Withdrawn From Syrian Border

Two U.S.-backed sides are at odds as a crucial deadline determining Syria’s future actions towards Kurdish forces comes close. The YPG has been occupying a strip of territory along the Turkish-Syrian border and has been ordered by both Turkish and Russian officials to evacuate by 6 p.m. local time on […]


U.S. And Turkey Reach Ceasefire Agreement In Syria

On Thursday, a week after Trump decided to remove U.S. troops from Syria to clear the way for a Turkish military operation, Vice President Mike Pence announced that the U.S. and Turkey had agreed to a ceasefire in northeastern Syria. This announcement came after five hours of talks between Vice […]