Tag Archives: Turkish involvement in the Syrian Civil War

02Dec/15

Erdogan says no one can “slander” Turkey over Islamic State oil claims

No one can ‘slander’ Turkey by accusing it of buying oil from Islamic State, says Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan, adding that he would resign if such allegations are proven to be true.
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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from October and November 2015

World events during October and November include a disaster at a Romanian nightclub which saw tens of thousands protest on the streets, simultaneous attacks at several locations in Paris and the re-taking of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State.
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28Nov/15

UK protesters march against possible Syria strikes

Thousands protest in London against the prospect of British air strikes in Syria after Prime Minister David Cameron calls for lawmakers to back military intervention against Islamic State. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading

26Nov/15

Britain’s Cameron says time to start bombing militants in Syria

It is time for Britain to start air strikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the House of Commons. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fears lessons haven’t been learnt from previous Western intervention in the Middle East.

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24Nov/15

Turkey shoots down Russian warplane

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin says the downing of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border is a “stab in the back carried out by the accomplices of terrorists”. Turkey says it had warned the aircraft repeatedly that it was violating Turkish air space although Moscow says the plane was flying over Syria. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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30Sep/15

Syrian opposition head says Russia intervening to prolong Assad

The head of the Syrian opposition, Khaled Khoja, says Russian airstrikes only killed civilians and are only in the country to support the Assad regime.

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23Mar/15

Nine UK medical students enter Syria to work in ISIS hospitals

(Next Media Online) – Concern is growing over the fate of nine UK medical students who are believed to have travelled to Syria, where they are said to be working in hospitals in territory controlled by the Islamic State.
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