Tag archive for ‘Iraq – Turkey Relations’
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Turkey Makes U-Turn About Promised Withdrawal of Troops from Iraq

nsnbc : Turkey’s government reversed its promise to Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi to withdraw its troops from Iraq until after the completion of the Mosul operation. Moreover, Turkish troops will stay in Iraq More...

By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Prominent Kurds Blast Turkey and Northern Iraq’s Barzani Regime for Having Kurds Fight Kurds

 nsnbc : The prominent Iraqi Kurdish politician Dr. Mahmoud Osman as well as Turkey’s Communities Union in Kurdistan, the political wing of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) criticized More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Iraq’s Barzani and Turkey Agree on Fighting Turkey’s PKK

nsnbc : Massoud Barzani, the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, and Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, agreed to cooperate in combating terrorism, including militants of Turkey’s More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Baghdad and Ankara Agree to Withdraw Turkish Troops from Iraq – How Did They Get There?

nsnbc : Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Saturday, said that Iraq and Turkey had reached an agreement on the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Iraq. Turkish troops have been in the country without More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
1 Comment

Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Tries to Sell Oil Fields to Turkey: Leaked Documents

nsnbc : Documents released by WikiLeaks reveal that the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Minister of Natural Resources, Ashti Hawrami, proposed selling oil fields to Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. More...

erdogan - a fair fighter
By nsnbc On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
1 Comment

Turkey Only Wants to Fight Terror in Syria & Iraq, West Only Wants Oil: Erdogan

nsnbc : In what must be described as his most “unbelievable” rant to this day, Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan claimed that Turkey only wants to fight terror while the west only is in the More...

By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Iraqi Kurdish Security Chief Calls for Completion of Post-ISIS Deal for Mosul

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Chancellor of the northern Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Security Council, Masrour Barzani, stressed that there is a need to achieve a post-ISIS deal about the city of Mosul before More...

Turkey invades Syria's Aleppo province.
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Turkish Parliament Extends Mandate for Military Operations in Syria and Iraq

 nsnbc : Turkey’s parliament, on Saturday, approved a one-year extension of its mandate to use Turkish troops in neighboring Syria and Iraq. The extension was adopted with an overwhelming majority, with only More...

PKK fighters_Turkey_2016_(archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Turkish Air Force Attacks PKK in Northern Iraq

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Turkish warplanes struck forces of the Turkish Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq on Monday while the PKK reports that it killed 23 Turkish soldiers near the Turkish – More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Failed Military Coup in Turkey Strengthens Autocratic Erdogan

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Saturday’s “failed” military coup in Turkey, allegedly carried out by networks around the US-based cleric Fetullah Gülen, is likely to strengthen R. Tayyip Erdogan and More...