Reader’s links for January 24 – 2017

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  1. Turkish gov’t warns of more possible terror attacks on way to referendum (hurriyetdailynews, Jan 24, 2017)

    “Terrorist organizations might step up their attacks in Turkey on the way to the referendum for constitutional amendments, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmu? told state-run Anadolu Agency in an interview on Jan. 24, noting that terrorists will no longer be able to stage attacks after Turkish people vote for a “big yes” in the referendum.

    “We are taking all kinds of measures against it [terrorism]. After a big yes vote in the referendum, these terrorist organizations will get to a stage of defeat,” he said…”

  2. Turkey will not hand over al-Bab to Syrian regime: Deputy PM (hurriyetdailynews, Jan 24, 2017)

    “Turkey will not hand over control of Al-Bab to the Bashar al-Assad regime after it clears the town of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadists, Deputy Prime Minister Kurtulmu? has stated.

    “Al-Bab belongs to the people of Al -Bab,” Kurtulmu? told state-run Anadolu Agency, stressing that local people must be in charge of running the town, as in Jarablus.

    He denied claims that Turkey will conduct its military offensive on Al-Bab and then leave it in the hands of regime forces.

    “The Euphrates Shield Operation to Al-Bab is not an operation that aims to clear the area and then hand it over to the regime,” Kurtulmu? said, adding that the offensive is about “Turkey’s national security.” …”

  3. At least 40 dead in battle for Yemen port (gulfnews, Jan 24, 2017)

    “Aden: Fighting for a key port city on Yemen’s Red Sea coast has left at least 40 rebel and pro-government fighters dead, military officials said on Tuesday.

    Loyalist forces said Monday they had captured the port of Mocha, almost three weeks into an offensive to oust Al Houthi insurgents and their allies from Yemen’s southwestern coast.

    But they exchanged fire overnight with rebels still holed up in the port on Mocha’s southwestern edge.

    Clashes continued Tuesday on the southern and eastern outskirts of the city…”

  4. UN: Boko Haram’s toll includes 515,000 malnourished kids (gulfnews, Jan 24, 2017)

    “United Nations: More than half a million children in the West African area wracked by Boko Haram extremists are so malnourished their lives could be in danger unless they get aid, a UN humanitarian official said Monday, describing a region where millions get by on one meal a day and some communities have lost all their toddlers…”

  5. Al-Qaeda militants among 31 killed in Zabul airstrikes (khaama, Jan 24, 2017)

    “At least 31 militants including members of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan.

    Local officials said Tuesday that the airstrikes were carried out in Khak-e-Afghan district targeting the hideouts of the militants.

    Provincial governor’s spokesman Gul Islam said the airstrikes were carried out by the US forces based in Afghanistan.

    He said at least 19 militants were also wounded in the airstrikes.

    The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far…”

  6. Germany: SPD nominate Martin Schulz to run against Merkel in 2017 election

    The leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Sigmar Gabriel announced that the SPD committee had unanimously decided to nominate the former president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz as a candidate for chancellor in the 2017 German federal election. Gabriel made the announcement during a press conference at the party headquarters in Berlin on Tuesday.

    Sigmar Gabriel, Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Leader of the Social Democratic Party (German): “Martin Schulz will be the SPD chancellor candidate for the 2017 Federal Elections. That is our unanimous party committee decision as a proposal for the Party executive, which will decide on it this Sunday.”

    Sigmar Gabriel, Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Leader of the Social Democratic Party (German): “Martin Schulz will also be the party chairman of the SPD. The committee also unanimously followed my suggestion together with Olaf Scholz and Hannelore Kraft, for the candidacy is only reliable when the whole party has a uniform leadership.”

    Sigmar Gabriel, Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Leader of the Social Democratic Party (German): “My strong conviction was decisive in that he [Schulz] has the best chances for a successful candidacy and he brings a successful choice for the SPD.”

    Sigmar Gabriel, Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Leader of the Social Democratic Party (German): “I also thank the committee for the decision that I should be the successor of Frank-Walter Steinmeier in the office of the Foreign Ministry.”

    Martin Schulz, probable Social Democratic Party candidate for German Chancellor (German): “It is an extraordinary honour that I, with pride and also with a natural humbleness, accept it and I will try and make the best out of it for our country.”

    Martin Schulz, probable Social Democratic Party candidate for German Chancellor (German): “I come as a politician here to Berlin, who has the strong conviction that a functional Europe is the basic pre-condition for freedom and prosperity and that’s why with me there won’t be any bashing against Europe. With me there won’t be any hatred against minorities.”

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