Weekend Reads drone attack: Four dead in Turkish attack in northeastern Syria
USA announces the impact against Al Qaeda
In a drone attack in Afghanistan, the head of the terror network Al Qaeda, Aiman al Sawahiri, is killed. He was the successor to Osama Bin Laden. © Intelcenter/AP Photo/Picture Alliance Aiman al-Sawahiri The United States had "carried out an" anti-terrorism operation against an important al Qaeda goal in Afghanistan "at the weekend, said a representative of the US government. He added: "The operation was successful and there were no civilian victims." According to media reports, was the goa
in a drone attack by Turkey on a city in northeastern Syria, controlled by Kurds, at least four people were killed on Tuesday.
The drone had targeted people who had dug trenches near a hospital in Kamischli on behalf of the semi -autonomous Kurdish government, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman.SDF confirmed the attack
Kamischli near the border with Turkey, where the Kurds have tightened their security measures. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been threatening an offensive in northern Syria since May to create a 30 -kilometer security zone on the border with Turkey.
Death of Ayman al-Zawahiri: The Taliban denounce a violation of their sovereignty
© Stringer/Reuters A Taliban soldier keeps the place where the chief of Al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was killed by an American strike In Kabul, August 2, 2022. in Afghanistan, the United States claimed to have killed Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the leader of the Al-Qaeda terrorist group, during a strike in Afghanistan. He was considered the brain of the September 11 attacks, which left nearly 3,000 dead in the United States.
Video: First grain ship from Ukraine, the destination in Turkey (AFP)
achieved the military alliance Syrian democratic forces (SDF) listed by the Kurdish YPG units and described the dead as "fighters". Ankara feels the Kurdish autonomy beyond the border as a threat, since it could give up for the independence efforts of the Kurds in Turkey.reinforced Turkish drone attacks since July
Turkey has considered the YPG, which were supported by the USA in the fight against the IS militia, as a branch of the Kurdistan workers' party (PKK). This is classified as a terrorist organization by the government in Ankara and most western countries.
of the observation center for human rights and Kurdish representatives, the Turkish armed forces have strengthened their drone attacks against Kurds in Syria since Iran, Russia and Turkey in mid -July. Between 2016 and 2019, Turkey started three offensive against YPG on its border (AFP)
Turkish Central Bank reduces Leit zins again .
The Turkish central bank has reduced the key interest rate despite high inflation. The value is reduced from 14 to 13 percent, the central bank in Ankara said on Thursday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had already announced such a step in the past few weeks. © Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua/dpa The Turkish central bank reduced the key interest rate from 14 to 13 percent. Turkey is struggling with an economic crisis and high inflation. In July, consumer prices were 79.6 percent higher compared to