Day: 09/02/2018

General Erdogan’s First War

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Turkey’s Islamist president is the first civilian with control over his country’s military – and you can tell by the results. BY STEVEN A. COOK | FEBRUARY 7, 2018, 7:00 AM Turkish tanks pass front …

Source: General Erdogan’s First War

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Egypt army launches major operation against ‘terrorists’ in Sinai and Nile Delta

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REUTERS | Published — Friday 9 February 2018 Egyptian security forces have been conducting operations in the Sinai Peninsula involving the army, air force and police to defeat a persistent Daesh in…

Source: Egypt army launches major operation against ‘terrorists’ in Sinai and Nile Delta

Ghouta death toll soars above 220 as Syrian regime bombards rebel enclave — Russia rejects humanitarian plea from the UN

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Another 75 killed in Damascus suburb on Thursday as UN appeal for ceasefire goes unheeded By AFP A wounded man is helped out of the destruction following air strikes in the rebel-held enclave of Ar…

Source: Ghouta death toll soars above 220 as Syrian regime bombards rebel enclave — Russia rejects humanitarian plea from the UN

Following BDS Campaign, UK University Removes Israel Brand

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The University of Manchester (UoM) campus shop was asked to stop stocking Sabra Hummus; a brand of hummus manufactured in the occupied West Bank which the students alleged is complicit in human rights violations in occupied Palestine.

Source: Following BDS Campaign, UK University Removes Israel Brand

Turkish jets resume airstrikes over Syrian-Kurdish enclave

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AP | Published — Friday 9 February 2018 ANKARA: Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkish jets have resumed airstrikes in the Syrian Kurdish-run enclave of Afrin after a brief lull. . Anadolu Age…

Source: Turkish jets resume airstrikes over Syrian-Kurdish enclave

U.S.-led forces kill an estimated 100 Syrian regime troops

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The strikes came after pro-regime troops attacked a headquarters of the Syrian Democratic Forces.

Source: U.S.-led forces kill an estimated 100 Syrian regime troops