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Swiss MP says Turkey selling looted Syrian olive oil to fund militia

Swiss lawmaker Bernhard Guhl has informed authorities that Turkey could be exporting olive oil plundered in Syria in its military op there, but then being labelled as Turkish

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One Year on From Afrin, and now East of the Euphrates: More War?

“The goal of the United States from delaying this agreement is to make room for Turkey to enter easily when the US withdraw from its military bases…” (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights)

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Syria: US withdrawal does not erase Coalition’s duty towards Raqqa’s devastated civilians

UPDATE: This has been modified to reflect a clarification by US forces that the early stages of the withdrawal involve military equipment, but not troops, leaving Syria

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WHY WON’T TURKEY TALK PEACE WITH THE KURDS?

Is there not something absurd (if not for the cost in human suffering) in Turkey’s ruling coalition’s deep seated venom for the social and cultural presence of this not-Turkish people?

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Syrian Democratic Forces: “To the Public Opinion”

The White House’s decision to withdraw from northern and eastern Syria will negatively affect the campaign against terrorism of ISIS

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TEV-DEM: Peoples will resist

TEV-DEM reaffirmed the resistance that the people of Northern Syria will display against the occupation threats

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Trump-Tweeted US Troop Withdrawal Plan Would Hand Off Northeastern Syria to Turks

The Trump administration is set to rapidly withdraw U.S. military forces from northeastern Syria, where the U.S. has occupied around 30 percent of Syrian territory since mid-2016

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Syria: Will the Russia/Turkey deal on Idlib hold?

Idlib has been a rebel stronghold since the start of the uprising against Assad in 2011. More recently it has been a gathering place for rebels forced to withdraw from other parts of Syria

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DAY 256 – AFRIN UPDATE Who, is Listening?

October 2 was 256 days, 37 weeks “of violations…killing, and displacement” as well as the “seventh month of international silence on letting the murder, abuse, and looting be carried out in the Afrin area

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TEV-DEM Muslim talks about Idlib and need to build trust for real talks

TEV-DEM International Department chair, Salih Muslim said Turkey has a difficult choice ahead as to what to do with the mercenaries terror groups it has promoted and sponsored

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