Turkey’s looming invasion of Syria tests US-Kurdish ties

INTERNATIONAL Turkey’s threatened incursion into northern Syria is testing US efforts to balance between an important counterterrorism partner in the Middle East and a pivotal geopolitical ally in the war in Ukraine. At the heart of the tussle between Ankara and Washington is the United States’ support for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF),[…]

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No plans to invade Common: Seskona

The Seskhona People’s Rights Movement has denied any allegations that the organisation plans to invade the renowned Rondebosch Common. It has been reported that the civic organisation plans to invade the open piece of land on Monday 6th April, in an attempt to draw attention to their fight for social[…]

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US warns Russia against Ukraine invasion

The United States has warned Russia against using the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine as a pretext for an invasion, saying such a move would be “completely unacceptable”. The warning came after Russia proposed setting up humanitarian corridors to come to the aid of civilians in east Ukraine who are[…]

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Gov condemns Israel Gaza invasion

South Africa is gravely concerned by Israel’s “illegal” ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, the international relations and co-operation department said on Friday. “The South African government strongly condemns the [Thursday] launch of the ground invasion of the Gaza Strip by the Israeli Defence Force,” spokesman Clayson Monyela said in[…]

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Gaza toll rises as invasion widens

Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel is prepared for a “significant expansion” of the ground invasion in Gaza, after overnight bombardments killed dozens of Palestinians. The Israeli prime minister said on Friday he had instructed the army to “prepare for the possibility of significantly widening the ground operation”. “We don’t[…]

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