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#Breaking: Just in - Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says work on #Manbij in #Syria's roadmap has been accelerated recently, but has to be completed as soon as possible.
#Update: But supposed "YPG/PKK" terrorists are still active in Syria's #Manbij, claims Turkey's Foreign Minister "Mevlut Cavusoglu" and says in Washington while addressing the Coalition to Defeat ISIS [Daesh]
#Update: And then earlier today the #SAA Syrian army are in combat positions near the #Kurdish city of #Manbij in case the #Turkish forces will try to conquer the city #Syria.
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Two people wounded as protesters set fires in a military base. #Kurdish demonstrators storm #Turkish base in Shiladze, Duhok province’s Amedi region in #Iraq. Turkish airstrikes allegedly killed six civilians this week. anfabone.com/26.01.2019_Sel…
Turkey's military confirms incident, says it's making necessary array

Turkish planes fly low and drop flares after #Shiladze protest.
@NRT_English video
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These hard-won gains were achieved through the dedication of America’s fighting partners on the ground — Iraqi security forces, #Kurdish Peshmerga, Syrian opposition fighters and the Syrian Democratic Forces (#SDF) — all of whom have paid a dear price in blood. -@brett_mcgurk
The SDF has suffered thousands of casualties. Until this past week, 2 Americans had died in combat in Syria. 4 were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State—the first of its kind against our forces in Syria coinciding with uncertainty about the mission.)
My counterparts in coalition capitals were bewildered. Our fighting partners in the SDF, whom I had visited regularly on the ground in Syria, expressed shock and then denial, hoping Trump would change his mind.
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1- "#Turkey uses a special vocabulary 2describe #Kurdish movements&their members,using terms such as“rioters", "saboteurs-atheists”, “separatists-terrorists”, “traitors”, “remnants of Armenians”, “a 2nd Israel”, “reactionaries-communists”, “infidels-enemies of God”etc"!
> #Kurds
2- #Iraq Fm 1979-2003,Saddam presided over killing of +182.000 #Kurds –leading genocidal"Anfal Operations”, multi-stage campaign of mass murder&displacement of ppl,used chemical weapons against Kurds in Halabja 1988.Saddam’s war led2 destruction of 100's Kurdish villages&towns"!
3- #Iran Ayatollah #Khomeini, founder of Islamic regime of Iran, also claimed tt he was not “against #Kurds" but only fighting “enemies of...Allah” in #Kurdistan!During his war on Kurds,Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (#IRGC) committed tens of massacres against Kurdish ppl.."!
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Further proof. The truth may be long, but it always prevails.
Who fights against #Syria, against the government of Syria & Syrian army?
In this case, the news refers: 2 Americans, 1 Irish & 2 Pakistanis
As you can see, they are Not Syrians!
Any questions?
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Irish national captured in Syria while fighting with ISIS aml.ink/lxBSN
By @smmsyria

⭕️#Syria'n Democratic Forces (#SDF) have captured 5 #ISIS terrorists: 2 Americans (#US), 2 Pakistanis and 1 Irishman
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Thread: #Turkish doctor in #Sweden

“When I was interning at a nursing school in #Turkey I would deliberately prick #Kurdish children with needles. I miss those days”. She needs to brought to justice she lives in #Stockholm
She used to lock #Kurdish children in Bathrooms for hours
#twitterkurds #Kurd #Kurdistan #Rojava
She also says that organs of Kurdish children must be removed and be given to Turkish children.
This is a doctor working out there on the loose! With no honor or dignity.
Kurds in Sweden and Stockholm should bring her to justice!
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What You're Not Being Told
#Kurds are not indigenous to Raqqa nor DeirEzzor, in Syria
Since 2015 thousands of Sunni Arabs were driven out by US backed YPG Kurds’ ethnic cleansing
Kurdish geography:
#Turkey 22.5 m
#Iran 6 m
#Iraq 5/6 m
#Syria less than 2 m
kurdishcommunitycenter.org/about-kurdista…
Before greed made #Kurds stab fellow #Syrians in the back & join the #US' take over #Syria's oil fields
Aug, 2012
#Syria's Kurds Against #FreeSyrianArmy Terrorists, Enjoy #Assad's Freedom & Prosperty in their new semi-autonomous region setup by Pres. Assad
#EthnicCleansing is exactly what the #US Coalition have done in #Raqqa, they bombed the place like #Desden‼️
The Kurds are not indigenous to #Raqqa nor #DeirEzzor, in #Syria.
Geo-Information retrieved from #Kurdish Cultural Center Of America👇😡Source:kurdishcommunitycenter.org/about-kurdista… 👈
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Car bomb kills 8 people in Syria’s Afrin: monitor thenews.com.pk/print/407023-c…
And this as well: Turkey says Trump working on extraditing wanted cleric Gulen thenews.com.pk/print/406916-t…
Inducing protests (Under Econ-Related Guise) + Synthetic Terrorism in #Kurdish Section Of #Syria + #Gulen Terror Head Extradition Talks ... Is #Turkey Being Targeted Again? If so, Who & Why?
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#IranUpdate
Kurdish opposition parties asked Kurds in Iran to go on strike to protest the execution of 6Kurdish political prisoners by the Islamic regime.Kurds responded to their calls,shops are closed&no one has been to work. Security forces threatened people but it didn’t work.
All the Kurdish cities are on strike. To see the unity and how organised the Kurds are is unique. We haven’t seen this anywhere else in Iran. This should be taking Into consideration when it comes to confronting the Iranian regime. A united force is crucial.
#TwitterKurds
Kurds in Iran are on strike in response to brutal and inhuman executions of Kurdish political prisoners. Shops are closed in all Kurdish cities and no one is working which demonstrate the Kurds can be more important and effective in confronting the Iranian regime. This is unique.
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Tonight, the 1st of my 2-part series on #ISIS’s resurgence in Iraq airs on @PBS @NewsHour Weekend. In cooperation w/ @theIFUND, I spent 3 weeks traveling across 3 provinces to investigate the extent to which ISIS has regrouped after its official defeat last year.
In August, Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi released a new audio recording in which he pointed to #Iraq as the epicenter of #ISIS's resurgence. The facts on the ground suggest that this is not just an ambition the group aspires to in the future - it’s already a reality.
ISIS attacks in the rural areas around Tuz Khurmatu, Kirkuk and Hawija aren’t an exception - they’ve become an almost daily occurrence for the civilians who live there. What’s more - #Iraq’s security forces appear ill-equipped to face #ISIS in its insurgent form.
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Remminded one of mullahs crimes against Iranian people
On this day, August 20, 1979, Iranian regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini ordered a ruthless crackdown of the Iranian #Kurdish community.
#HumanRights
#IranRegimeChange
#FreeIran208
Khomeini deployed Iran's classic army & units of the recently established Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), accompanied with a number of so-called judges to the #Kurdistan region to carry out the attack & launch summary executions.
Khomeini raised preposterous accusations against Iran's #Kurdish community, saying “opponents of Islam seek to spread atheism in the country,” giving a green light for his forces to bomb Kurdish cities & villages.
Many innocent people were executed in such scenes...
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It’s extraordinary just how much BS gets created in people’s minds.

I never once expressed “support” for #Turkey’s #Afrin operation.

- Did I say it was inevitable? Yes.
- Did I observe it & comment on its advance vis-a-vis broader #Syria dynamics (i.e. my job)? Yes.
My critique has always been about the imbalance/s created in northern #Syria by U.S. counter-#ISIS policy.

The #YPG was/is the #PKK - all U.S. officials admit that in private. That didn’t necessarily have to preclude working with them, but ignoring it caused big, big problems.
#pt: As an analyst of terrorist groups, I did see a certain irony & short-sightedness in the words of one top, serving U.S. official, “allying with a terrorist group (#PKK) to fight another terrorist group (#ISIS).”

It’s got nothing to do with any position on #Kurds, whatsoever.
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⚡️⚡️⚡️#SDF reported to prepare for redeploying their forces from mostly Arabian cities of #Manbij, #Raqqa and #Tabqa. The decision was taken 4 day ago in talks with Gulf representatives in Ain Issa. The Saudi and Emirates occupation of #Syria's East will replace the #US one
#Saudi military advisors hold talks with #Kurdish representatives in #Kobani (Ayn al Arab)
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#Turkish, #US forces will control #Syria's #Manbij region until new administration is formed. #SDF will withdraw till the end of the summer – #Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut #Cavusoglu
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March 10 - Varzaneh, central #Iran
More incoming footage of farmers continuing their protests today, demanding their plundered water resources.
#IranProtests
March 10 - Varzaneh, central #Iran
More incoming footage of farmers launching a major rally demanding their plundered water resources.
"Incompetent officials, shame on you"
#IranProtests
March 10 - Varzaneh, central #Iran
More incoming footage of farmers continuing their protests today, demanding their plundered water resources.
#IranProtests
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1.@Evan_McMullin. #Pompeo discussed terrorism w/SVR GRU & FSB? Trump betrayed US #Kurdish allies #SDF for Putin & Assad. My CIA FOIA. We betrayed folks who defeated #ISIS & allows #Erdogan to slaughter #Afrin #Kurds. So far. #SDF @FoxNews @francesmartel @OIRSpox @FBIHonolulu @CIA
2. To explain, the Wayback captured the @CIA page about #Syria where there were no domestic terrorist listed on January 28, 2018. Ex A. I concede that a story I read yesterday, that I will search for to give accreditation, found this. As you can see, Ex B shows added PYD entry.
3. Here's Thurs DOD presser. At 3:34 and later 6:31 discussions of Afrin. At 27:42 AA reported says rockets fired in then the general says "if the PKK attacks Turkey." There are no PKK in Turkey. He must know that. We need to say if PYD, SDF YPG and/or YPG are or aren't listed.
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1) A MONUMENTAL DAY: The #KDP has FULLY WITHDRAWN from #Sinjar. I'm completely SPEECHLESS—(well, not completely): Bye-bye KDP!
#Yazidi #Iraq
2) After over 3 years of fighting for this outcome, the #Yazidi community has finally scored a major victory in reclaiming their homeland.
3) After #Peshmerga withdrew from Kirkuk yesterday (for which the PUK was hit w/ blame), the effect continues in KDP-controlled areas today.
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