Raids on De-escalation zone, Erdogan's party at stake

Last week, Syria witnessed the resumption of raids on the area called "De-escalation" despite a cease-fire, while Erdogan renewed the disclosure of his real efforts from the safe zone by playing the refugee card, while resignations continue in the ranks of the Turkish Justice and Development Party and the last to resign was Ahmet Davutoglu, who attacked a group that controlled the party

On Sunday morning, the Arab newspapers in the last few weeks focused on the increased the escalation on the area so-called De-escalation Syrian, as well as to resigns in the AKP's ranks.

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Raids on Syria on the area of the cease -fire

In this context, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper quoted the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying (Tuesday), Air strikes hit part of northwestern Syria for the first time since a ceasefire was announced 10 days ago....

Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies unilaterally agreed to a truce on August 31 in opposition-held Idlib, where mediation was agreed to establish a "De-escalation zone" two years ago.

Since then, an intensive air strikes by Russian and Syrian warplanes have been halted as part of the Syrian regime's effort to recapture the area despite continued shelling and fighting on the ground.

Al-Arab: Erdogan accuses Washington of neutralizing the safe zone in favor of the Kurds

Regarding the safe zone, Al-Arab newspaper said, "The Turkish president hints to launch a military operation in the region by threatening to form a safe zone with his soldiers in eastern Euphrates before the end of September."

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticized the United States Sunday, a few hours after the start of joint patrols in the safe zone of northeastern Syria, there are disagreements about each other's view of the agreement reached last August on that area.

Another disputed point is that Ankara is seeking to resettle the roughly one million Syrian refugees on its territory in the safe zone, in an apparent effort to change the demographic composition there, which has been categorically rejected by the Kurdish component.

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Davutoglu Attacks «Group» Controls «Justice and Development»

Al-Sharq Al-Awsat said: "Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu dealt a new blow to the AKP, which has been suffering from widespread resignations in its ranks amid increasing criticism of the way President Recep Tayyip Erdogan runs the party that controlled the reins of power in Turkey over 17 years old.

Davutoglu, in a press conference in Ankara yesterday, announced his resignation from the ruling party along with three former deputies and two of its leaders, in a move interpreted as blocking a trap that was installed by the Turkish President by separating them from the party.



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