Iraq Kurdish leader snubs Rice over Turkey raid
ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – The president of Iraq‘s semi-autonomous Kurdish region refused to meet U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday because of Washington‘s tolerance of Turkish military attacks, his prime minister said.
“The United States supervises (Iraq’s) air space, so […]
The US has denied it gave permission for Turkish aircraft to carry out air strikes against Kurdish PKK separatist rebels in northern Iraq on Sunday.
A US official in Turkey said commanders had not approved the attacks, but had been informed before they took place.
The Turkish military earlier said the US […]
Incoming! Duck and Cover – Turkey Bombs Iraq
Turkish warplanes have bombed suspected Kurdish rebel bases deep inside northern Iraq – in what appears the first time fighter jets have been used.
The PKK itself reportedly announced on an internet site that five of its fighters and two […]
LYBIAN GROUP JOINS AL QAEDA
Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
“Today, with grace from God, the Muslim nation witnesses a blessed step … Honourable members […]
Iran says documents show U.S. backing “terrorists”
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has access to evidence of U.S. support for terrorist groups in the Middle East, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Sunday.
U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran‘s military
Petraeus steps up accusations against […]
Why does the US think that disrespecting Turkey’s historical image related to the Ottoman/Armenian era, then ordering it to lay off the Kurds, is acceptable? Turkey’s military chief has said US-Turkish ties will never be the same again if US lawmakers brand the Ottoman Empire’s massacre of Armenians a genocide
Premier Says Turkey Is Ready For Split With U.S. Over Kurds
By Molly Moore Washington Post
ISTANBUL, Oct. 12 — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that he is prepared for a rupture in relations with the United States if his government launches an incursion […]