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US sanctions on Turkey

The US Government has imposed sanctions against the Turkish ministries for their military actions in Northern Syria. Actions has been taken against Turkish defence and energy ministries. The sanctions also freeze Turkish assets held by the ministry in US and has banned all the financial transactions with them related to US. The Syria issues Recently ..

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Turkey attack on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters known as the Syrian Democratic Forces in northeast Syria after US troops pulled back from the area. The operation could reshape the map of the Syrian conflict once again as it was Turkey’s third such incursion since 2016. What does turkey want? Turkey has two main goals ..

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US backed forces defeat Islamic state

The Islamic State’s five year caliphate caomes to an end, says the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The SDF is led by a group of people called the Kurds. Kurds are Iranian ehtnic people in the Middle east. The IS grew out of Al – Qaeda in Iraq after the invasion made by the US ..

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Australia and Canada join US-led military action against ISIS

Australia and Canada are the latest additions to the countries providing military support to the American led war on ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Australia has deployed its warplanes for air strikes in Iraq and will also send its special forces operatives on the ground. The Australian called the efforts ‘an essentially humanitarian mission’. Australia ..

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Turkish Kurds join battle against ISIS

Syrian Kurdish town of Ayn al-Arab which is facing high levels of unrest as they are battling their survival against ISIS militants who have surrounded the town on three sides, the fourth of which lies next to the Turkish border. The town is seen full of Turkish Kurds who have come to fight and drive ..

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