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U.S. dismisses fears of wider war after deadly Syria clashes

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed concerns on Thursday that the United States was being dragged into a broader conflict in Syria,...

Turkey’s Erdogan says military operation to make big sweep east across...

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President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkish forces would sweep Kurdish fighters from the Syrian border and could push all the way...

Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face ‘Iraqi threat’

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Kurdish authorities have sent thousands more troops to the oil region of Kirkuk to confront "threats" from Iraq's central government, the vice...

Western powers press Iraq Kurd leaders to shelve ‘very risky’ independence...

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The United States and Western allies pressed Iraqi Kurdish leaders to ditch a "very risky" independence vote on Thursday, presenting an alternative...

Erdogan says Turkey and Iran discussing joint action against Kurdish militants

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Turkey and Iran have discussed possible joint military action against Kurdish militant groups, after talks in Ankara last week between the chief...

After military shake-up, Erdogan says Turkey to tackle Kurds in Syria

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Days after a reshuffle of Turkey's top military commanders, President Tayyip Erdogan has revived warnings of military action against Kurdish fighters in...

New conflicts threaten Syria after Islamic State defeat

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Sheen Ibrahim's track record fighting ultra-hardline militants explains U.S. President Donald Trump's policy of arming Syrian Kurds like her as he seeks...

U.S. will take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat –...

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The United States has told Turkey it will take back weapons supplied to the Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria after the...

Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitor says 35 villagers killed

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Turkey's army and its allies thrust deeper into Syria on Sunday, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of...

More than 5,000 Kurdish militants killed since July – Turkey’s Erdogan

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Turkish security forces have killed more than 5,000 militants belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) since its ceasefire with the...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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