Turkey intensifies offensive against US-backed Kurds

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(Worthy News) - Turkey has begun a major new offensive in northwestern Syria, in a bid to oust Kurdish militia from the area.

Named 'Operation Olive Branch', the ground and air operation aims to create a 20-mile (30km) "secure zone" in Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave on Turkey's border.

Members of Free Syrian Army (FSA), backed by the Turkish army, are confronting US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters, known as the People's Defence Units or YPG. [ Source: Sky News (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Turkey intensifies offensive against US-backed Kurds”

  1. Are there any people left alive in Syria now?

    I mean between all the factions and nations bombing it, and Syrians how have taken as many family memebers as they can and run (now refugees) who is left besides the various nations soldiers and mercenaries?

    And of course, the king and his queen playing compassionate carers of their nation.

    How is it the king and his are living safe as houses in Syria while all this goes on? On what does he live since it can't be taxation on the masses, they're mostly now all dead or gone. The economy is dead a door-nails too. It's pretty hard to tax the black market and that's about all those who are not royalty or military from outside of Syria, yet still Syrians, can do/use to obtain food etc.

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