WHO WILL SUPPORT TURKEY IN MILITARY OPERATION AGAINST SYRIAN KURDS?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on December 12 announced plans to start an operation on the eastern Euphrates bank against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the “coming days”. Ankara regards them as a Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which is outlawed in Turkey. Today Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar declared…

UN TO RUN A SURVEY IN RUKBAN CAMP

Sources in Rukban refugees camp report that #UN is preparing to send another humanitarian convoy to the camp that hosts some 50,000 people. Important detail: UN personnel will also conduct a field survey asking people whether they want to stay or to leave the camp.