A convey of civilians and several foreign journalists were hit by Turkey’s airstrikes on Sunday afternoon, killed 9 people including at least one foreign journalist, Syrian monitoring groups reported.
Thousands of Kurds in Iran have been showing their sympathy to their fellows in Syria for second day as Turkey’s bombardment left 100,000 Kurds homeless.
Iranian intelligence forces made threatening calls to civil and human rights activists hours after thousands of people gathered in Iranian Kurdish cities to express their solidarity to fellow Kurds in Syria, who are under heavy bombardments by Turkey.
Turkey’s explosion occurred near a military base belong to US special forces, but no Americans were reported injured, a US official was cited by Western media.
Thousands of Kurds in Iranian cities took the street on Friday, shouting anti-Turkey slogans as Ankara started its assaults against Kurdish forces in Syria right after the US’s sudden withdrew from the region.
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Turkish army, in its second day of operation against Syrian Kurdistan, failed to advance and continues to target civilian, Avatoday source said.
After the sudden announcement of US withdrew by President Trump earlier this week and giving green-light to Turkey to enter Syria and attack the Kurds, Iran has also joined the game with a surprise military manure near Turkish border on Wednesday.
Clashes erupted between a Kurdish opposition force and Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC,) near the border town of Mariwan on Friday night, local sources reported.
Tens of thousands voted for Kochar Birkar, a Kurdish mathematician and a Cambridge professor, among 50 names presented by Prospect Magazine for the year 2019.