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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 13

By bartolo - Posted on 12 January 2014

Friends of Syria group urges opposition to attend Geneva talks - Reuters

US: Syria peace talks test credibility for parties -

For Russia, terrorism is priority at Syria conference - Al-Monitor

'Syria’s destiny concerns us' - Lavrov to Jarba - The Voice of Russia

Jarba Says 'Friends of Syria' Agree No Role for Assad and Family in Country Future - Naharnet


Damascus steps up economic measure ahead of Geneva talks, reports revealed that a new line of credit between Syria and Russia will be signed soon -


Kurds should demonstrate they can control own regions: PYD official - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Aleppo's Kurds: Living Under Siege - Al Akhbar English


Officials: Efforts to lift Yarmouk siege have failed - Maan News Agency




Qaeda-linked ISIS regains ground in northeast Syrian city of Raqqa - Reuters

Al Qaeda's ISIS unit executes dozens of rivals in Raqqa -activists

ISIS has summarily executed 100 Ahrar ash-Sham captives in ar-Raqqah north of Syria - Ahrar ash-Sham Media Office

16 ISIS suicide attacks target Syria rebels in one week - GlobalPost

Syrian opposition and ISIS continue Idlib battle - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT


Activists: Nearly 700 dead in Syrian rebel clashes - The Washington Post


VIDEO: Claim of Mass Grave Discovered At ISIS HQ Near Al Burayj, Aleppo - YouTube


VIDEO: Convoy of the pro-ISIS Liwa Dawood, including four T-72 & T-62 tanks, 4 BMP-1 armoured vehicles, and 13 more vehicles - YouTube


Protesters attack Sharia Committee headquarters in Saqba - Syria Newsdesk


Syria activists freed from dungeons breathe new life - Saudi Gazette


New ISIS Leaks Reveal Particulars of al-Qaida Strategy - Syria Comment


Pressed in Syria, Jihadists sneak into Iraq - Azzaman English


Syria's civil war being fought with fighters high on drugs - Telegraph




Punches fly as Turkish MPs debate judicial reform - Reuters

VIDEO: Turkish bizarre: MPs throw tablets, punchs and a kick in heat - YouTube

Turkish PM slams opposition, head of judges association over session marred by brawl -

Erdoğan blasts judge who was kicked by AK Party lawmaker - CİHAN

CHP asks Parliament to punish AK Party deputy for flying kick - CİHAN

Tens of thousands protest against Tayyip Erdogan -

VIDEO: Thousands protest corruption in Turkey - YouTube

VIDEO: Police fires tear gas and water cannon at anti-government protesters  - CNN

Turkey will push ahead with judicial reforms, says Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - The Guardian


HSYK opposes gov’t proposal, say planned changes violate Constitution - CİHAN


Witch hunt in bureaucracy draws ire: McCarthyism creates collateral damage - Today's Zaman


Parents of former graft prosecutor say son targeted for ‘doing justice' - Today's Zaman


Protecting "Qaeda financier" al-Qadi may come with a big price tag for Erdogan - Today's Zaman


CHP proposals to eradicate corruption get support from analysts - Today's Zaman


Power struggle between Erdogan and Gul heats up - New Straits Times


Turkey's power struggle affects Kurdish issue - Al-Monitor


In Scandal, Turkey’s Leaders May Be Losing Their Tight Grip on News Media -


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