On Thursday morning, the Arab newspapers touched upon the situation in Idlib, Syria, in addition to Turkish interference in Libya and the crisis in forming the Iraqi government.
Al-Arab: Turkey in Idlib: from betting on Jabeht al-Nusra to direct occupation
The Arab newspapers issued this morning dealt with the Syrian issue several issues, the most prominent of which was the situation in Idlib, and in this context Al-Arab newspaper said: "Since the start of the implementation of the ceasefire agreement in northwestern Syria a month ago, Turkey has raised the number of military points deployed in the region. To about 57 points, after it was only 12 points in and around Idlib, as it continues to send more reinforcements, whether from vehicles or soldiers, who numbered thousands.
Analysts say Turkey appears to want to replace the indirect presence secured by jihadi and opposition factions with a direct occupation of the region, and this could lead to a dangerous escalation with Russia.
It was noted on Wednesday that Russian aviation returned to flying extensively over the region, in which it was agreed to reduce the escalation between the Russian and Turkish sides in March.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights SOHR said that intense flights by Russian aviation were monitored from Jabal Zawiya, passing through the southern countryside of Idlib, to the western countryside of Aleppo countryside, with massive military reinforcements of the Syrian forces and gunmen loyal to them reaching the axes of Jabal Zawiya and the eastern countryside of Idlib.
And the observatory quoted sources described as reliable that the Turkish forces have issued an order to jihadist and opposition groups to be prepared, which threatens that the region is on the verge of a new confrontation, which will be crucial if it falls to both parties to the conflict.
Analysts say it is clear that Turkey used the agreement to rearrange its military papers, and that from the beginning it had no direction to implement items that are considered a red line for it, perhaps the most important of which is the neutralization of the Heyat Tahrir al-Sham HTS led by the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda, which Ankara takes as the main arm to implement its plans. In the neighbor country.
Analysts believe that Turkey was unprepared and practically unable to keep pace with the system and its ally Moscow, especially after the United States and European countries refused to intervene and help stop the two parties' progress in the depth and surroundings of Idlib.
And Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saw at the time that he descends from the tall tree that he climbed for fear of the high cost he would pay in light of the Syrian regime's besieging most of its military points (12 points) at that time, especially with the escalation of criticism inside the Turkish country, as a result of the killing of dozens of soldiers who were supporting Jihadist and opposition groups block the progress of the Syrian army.
Followers of the Syrian scene say that since the implementation of the agreement, Ankara demonstrated its lack of seriousness, by inciting "elements" to intercept joint marching patrols with the Russian side on the international road "M4", and Russia was forced to keep pace with the Turkish side and not to pre-empt matters, so its participation in that was suspended. Patrols, before returning and receiving the same treatment by pro-Ankara elements.
Al-Bayan: The escalation of aggression ... Erdogan floundering in Libya
On the Libyan issue, Al Bayan newspaper said: "The Turkish regime expanded its military intervention in Libya, and moved from the stage of supporting militias in trying to counter the progress of the armed forces, to launching drones to bomb the liberated cities and forces, targeting civil service centers, and food, drug and fuel shipments, including This includes medical equipment that the interim government in the east of the country directed to its centers of influence in the western region.
She added: "Libyan military sources confirmed that the Turkish side is carrying out its operations against civilian targets, without coordination with the government of Fayez al-Sarraj, and that it launches its drones from several locations, including its mobile warship off the Libyan coast, and that its aim is to impose its presence. As an invasion force inside the Libyan soil, pointing to its recent targeting of Tarhuna and Bani Walid, the centers of the two largest tribes in the country, point to a blatant plot to take revenge on the Libyan tribes, which announced their opposition to the Erdogan project.
Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Sunni and Kurdish support for al-Kazemi's mandate
In Iraq, Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper said, "The director of the intelligence service in Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi, received Sunni and Kurdish support to assign him to form the next Iraqi government, amid attempts to persuade the Prime Minister-designate Adnan al-Zurfi to withdraw.
The "Iraqi Forces Alliance", the largest Sunni bloc in parliament, has announced its support for the unofficial consensus among the majority of the Shiite forces to assign the director of the intelligence service, and the coalition said in a statement yesterday, that it "places in his interests that the candidate for prime minister be granted, who would voting in favor of his government in the House of Representatives, with the acceptance and support of the political components responsible for the nomination, and that he enjoys acceptance at the national level. Therefore, the Iraqi Forces Alliance confirms his support and support for the agreement of the relevant political blocs to nominate Mr. Mustafa al-Kazemi to head and form the new government ».
The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, announced his support for al-Kazimi's assignment. He said in a statement yesterday, “We welcome the candidacy of Mr. Mustafa al-Kazemi for the position of Prime Minister in the federal government, by the political forces of the Shiite component, and we call on everyone to support him to finish his assignments and form a government as soon as possible.”
In his turn, an informed political source told al-Sharq al-Awsat that "attempts are underway by various parties to persuade Adnan al-Zurfi to apologize and withdraw from the race, but he still rejects all offers and insists on going to parliament" to vote on the composition of his government."