Last week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared that Turkish forces would enter Syria, with Russia's consent, to "vanquish" the Kurdish militia that control Afrin, along the Turkish border.
Israel's last major earthquake struck in 1927, killing 130 in Jerusalem, but there are many minor quakes each year.
The Trump Administration's urgent warnings against Kurdish independence convinced the Iranian-backed militias and the Iraqi government they had a green light from Washington to invade Kurdistan without fear of American intervention.
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, on Tuesday told Tehran Times that the US and the "Zionist regime...
“If Israel does not reconsider its support for Kurdish independence, Turkey will not be able to take many steps we would have with Israel, too."
All of Kurdistan's neighbors have been advancing military units towards its borders, possibly scheming to repeat the attempt in 1948 by seven Arab states to choke the fledgling State of Israel.
The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel "clearly differentiates between the PKK and the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people."
Lapid also said Israel must let go of what he called a “misguided dream” it will build a gas pipeline to Turkey.
This past week Haley visited Jordan and Turkey, where she focused on the needs of displaced Syrian refugees.
The Dubai partner of GEM TV head Saeed Karimian was also killed in the same attack.
"If the Syrian government requests, we are ready to take action to liberate Golan."
The Kissinger betrayal of the Kurds came against the background of the 1974 Second Iraqi–Kurdish War, between the Kurds and the Arab government of Iraq.
Dozens of Turkish police officers died in twin suicide bombing attacks in Istanbul this weekend.
ISIS terrorists echoed the Nazis when faced with defeat in Mosul, murdering their human shields and bulldozing the bodies into a mass grave.
With US air power, Iraqi forces are still keeping their distance from Mosul itself and are expected to lay siege before directly engaging the jihadists.
New Zealand PM John Key chaired the UN Security Council session in his final month of a 2-year rotation as president.
Russia and the United States have agreed to work together to impose a cease-fire in Syria, again. Almost no one believes it will last: even their own allies.
Iran, a member of OPEC, is not as worried about the plummeting price of crude oil as its regional neighbors -- it has other sources of income.
Terrorists have again attacked Istanbul, killing 11 people and wounding 36 more on the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Turkish President Erdogan's security team sadly proved the barbaric names his administration has earned.
U.S. Senators asked Secy Kerry what could happen if the Syrian cease-fire doesn't hold.
Turkey has already begun retaliation for the bombing in Ankara, attacking the PKK in Iraq.
Turkey seems to be warning its population not to hope for a renewal of ties with Israel -- again.
Turkey is attacking Kurdish groups in Syria who are not considered terrorists by the US or EU.
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