Erdogan says Syria's Afrin town under siege, entry imminent
11 March, 2018, 01:44 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
Earlier, Anadolu state news agency reported that the town of Jinderes in south-western Afrin, where Turkish troops and their allies from the Free Syrian Army continue the operation against local Kurdish militia.
The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States, and the European Union, resumed its 30-year armed campaign against Turkey government in July 2015 after a brief reconciliation period.
"Turkey will make sure the east of the Euphrates to the Iraqi border is cleansed of any terrorist group after operations in Syria", he said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's sixth provincial congress in Turkey's Mersin on Saturday, Yeni Safak reports.
El Al demands fair competition on Israel - India route Flying through Saudi airspace will cut the Delhi-Tel Aviv journey time by about two hours, an Air India spokesman said. The new Israel-India route was announced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Israel in July.
"We have besieged Afrin".
On Tuesday, Kurdish-allied Syrian Arab militias said they are redeploying 1,700 fighters from fronts against Islamic State to the Afrin region to help fend off the Turkish offensive.
"We have established working groups for that", Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with the German weekly Die Zeit on Friday.
Erdogan noted that a total of 815 square kilometres (506 square miles) have been cleared from the terrorists so far.
The Kurdish YPG is contesting this claim, however, with YPG spokesman Nouri Mahmoud saying that the Turks are more like 10 to 15 km away from Afrin, and that they definitely do not have the city surrounded.
The word "neutralised" is used to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.
Turkey launched the assault into the enclave on January 20 to drive out Syrian Kurdish fighters that Ankara considers to be a security threat due to their links to outlawed rebels in Turkey.
Turkey's foreign minister says his government hopes that a cross-border military offensive in a Syrian Kurdish-held enclave will end before May.
Android P DP1: Updated easter egg has trippy changing colors Display cutout support - Android P offers support for the latest edge-to-edge screens with display cutout for camera and speaker. With more and more Android devices launching with an iPhone X-like notch , Google seems to have given in on the trend.
About 2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women have one of the mutations, but they occur very rarely in other ethnic groups, the FDA says. But, of course, the results of the test should in no way be taken as a replacement for a visit to the doctor.
One of the new games revealed is a remake of the GameCube classic Luigi's Mansion , which will be available for the 3DS. This remake has an updated look and new features, like a map that displays on the bottom screen and a boss rush mode.
Ryan told Home Depot Inc . employees how they and their company will be helped by the tax cuts passed previous year . The president is expected to sign off formally on new tariffs as early as Thursday.
The two Korean nations agreed to "respect each other's stance and march separately" following the flag disagreement, BBC reported. At the winter Olympics that ended in Pyeongchang last month, Poland won two medals, placing it 20th in the medals table.
A first-round pick out of Georgia in the 2013 draft, Ogletree had his best season in 2016, when he was named second-team All-Pro. By obtaining Ogletree, the Giants are plugging a major hole once defense that they've had for years at middle linebacker.
The Celtics bench stayed hot, dropping 42 points, with Morris leading the way with 17 points (7-15 FG) and five rebounds. As of now, the Raptors will have a chance to play against the Boston Celtics three more times before the playoffs begin.
Trump took office, and the relationship between their countries is suffering its roughest patch in decades. It was the second time Pena Nieto had called off a Washington visit because of disagreements with Trump.
I've definitely stubbed my toe and said s-t or something like that and my kids are like, 'Mom!'" she said. One day when youre an adult, youll get to speak like this. "I mean, you've got one life to live.
But he said such disputes should be worked out among trade partners, not decided by measures initiated from one side. Against the pound, the euro was 0.13% lower at £0.8916 and fell 0.65% to Y130.81 versus Japan's yen.
Hell on earth: Eastern Ghouta
It was the second convoy in one week, after deliveries on Monday were interrupted by heavy bombardment. It is hard for aid convoys to reach eastern Ghouta and the global community is failing to intervene.
Clocks Spring Forward Sunday
If the alarm chirps, a warning that the battery is low, replace the entire smoke alarm right away. FASNY says that any alarms or detectors that are more than 10 years old should be replaced.
Rodgers: Celtic will do their talking on the pitch
However, for the first time since former Liverpool manager Rodgers arrived in Glasgow, Celtic are looking over their shoulder. Just three months after that 2012 win, 54-time Scottish champions Rangers were liquidated following financial mismanagement.
Minnesota rep drafts bill to ban 'The Bachelor' from the state
Christensen, a lifelong Savage resident, attended Prior Lake High School the same time that Kufrin, a 2008 graduate, was there. When I'm not scrolling through various timeline's I'm researching skin care regiments and watching the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Serena Williams Confirms Her Official Comeback to Tennis
Mixing 27 unforced errors with 34 winners, it was far from easy for the unseeded Williams on the slow hardcourt in Indian Wells . Serena , 36, will need to get through her first round match against 53rd ranked Zarina Diyas and the 29th-seeded Kiki Bertens.