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Barzani-Turkish ties reconfirmed: Peshmerga Roj fighting in Libya

Peshmerga Roj is a KDP-backed militia that is formed and trained in KDP areas of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. At its formation, it was meant to be a force that could counter the YPG in North-Syria. It was made up from Syrian Kurdish refugees and PKK defects that had surrendered themselves to KDP in […]

The dire fate of Syrian mercenaries in Libya

On January 2, 2020, the Grand National Assembly of Turkey passed a one year mandate in order to deploy troops in Libya. On 5 January, Turkey started to deploy troops in Libya. Engaged in two wars simultaneously in Syria and Libya, Turkey appears far from achieving its stated objectives on both fronts. The Syrian battlefield […]