1. suzyq

    US to arm Kurds in battle for Raqqa

    US President Donald Trump has approved supplying weapons to Kurdish forces fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria, the Pentagon says. Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) would be equipped to help drive IS from its stronghold, Raqqa, a spokeswoman said. The US was...
  2. D

    Our ongoing battle with modern tech'

    Our ongoing battle with modern tech? | The Old Groaner
  3. B

    Battle of Britain.

    Battle of Britain: Historic flypast for 75th anniversary - BBC News It's great to see these brave men together for possibly the last time. Bill.
  4. J

    Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain: Flypast for 75th anniversary of 'Hardest Day' - BBC News Just thinking of my dear Dad tonight who was there. Always in my view a very honourable man.
  5. B

    Battle of Britain fly-past.

    Flypast for Battle of Britain anniversary - BBC News It was good to see some of the pilots from the Battle of Britain watching these old planes flying. It must have brought many poignant memories back to these brave people...
  6. suzyq

    The Fake Battle

    Why you shouldn't believe everything you read The fake battle that fooled IS supporters - and their opponents - BBC News
  7. Akasya

    100th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli / Çanakkale

    Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of March 13th 1913 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli / Çanakkale A sad remembrance for all those who paid the ultimate price , their families and friends their sad loss. Mans inhumanity to man. Steve.
  8. Mushtaq

    Beneath Turkey's turmoil is a bitter battle between two wounded men

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's abuse of power is being exposed by the equally intimidating exiled spiritual leader Fethullah Gülen Imagine for a moment you saw yourself as a "model for the world" like the Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who recently not only retained the world titles for...
  9. Freedom 49

    Battle of The Boyne Celebrations.

    The tyres are being stacked, ready to burn and celebrate the defeat of King James 2nd by William of Orange back in July 1690. With all the knowledge regarding pollution from burning rubber, plus the effect on the local population that are encouraged right, left and centre to think 'GREEN',how...
  10. B

    Battle of the Atlantic.

    BBC News - Liverpool Cathedral marks Battle of the Atlantic anniversary It was great to see all those RN and Merchant seamen who gave their lives in the Atlantic, remembered in this way. Bill.
  11. suzyq

    The battle for control in Syria

    There are many moving parts in Syria right now. In the last week, some of the highest ranking officers of Al-Assad’s government have either defected or met a bloody end. Rumours continue to circulate that Bashar Al-Assad has been hurt as well as his brother Maher, or neither, or both had been...
  12. Yalides

    The Battle of Britain spirit lives on.

    Conversation overheard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz Argentine Air Defence Site: 'Unknown aircraft you are in Argentine airspace. Identify yourself.' Aircraft: 'This is a British aircraft. I am in Falklands airspace.' Argentine Air Defence Site: 'You are in...
  13. giglets

    PKK Battle - Many Deaths

    BBC News - Kurdish PKK rebels and police killed in Turkey clashes
  14. Z

    The Battle for Ufuk Insaat Complex Akbuk

    I am happy to report that support and membership is growing daily for our much needed and much overdue Owners Committee, and i hope that by 1st March we will already represent more than 80% of Owners of SOLD apartments. Now clearly from what i've learned from other owners the past week, things...
  15. tykatem

    The Battle of Agincourt

    The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory against a numerically superior French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near modern-day Azincourt, in northern France. Pete
  16. janA

    British woman in custody battle with Turkish husband

    Blackburn woman in child custody battle in Turkey (From Lancashire Telegraph) Looks like the husband has snatched the little boy and mum and friends have started a facebook group campagning to get the little lad home
  17. M

    Gallipoli Battle Fields

    Hi all Does anyone know if there are any tours from the Akbuk area which take in the battle fields of Gallipoli. Apologies in advance if I have spelt it wrong!!! xx mo
  18. bickern

    Christian electrician wins battle to display cross.

    Christian electrician wins battle to display cross in his van Read more: Christian electrician Colin Atkinson wins battle to display cross in van | Mail Online Common sense seems to have prevailed, but what I find annoying is how other religeons were allowed to display their faith (rightly)...
  19. shirleyanntr

    Gallipoli battle fields survey

    this article which is about a survey of the Gallipoli Battle fields is to me both ironic and sad and underlines the futility of wars. Teams of Turkish Australian and New Zealand Archaeologists are working together to survey the Gallipoli Battle Fields and sift through the debris found in the...
  20. mrkeith

    Battle of Britain

    An old head master of mine was a pilot in the battle he was a man that took no crap from anyone let alone snotty nosed little brats like me. BBC News - Service marks 70th anniversary of Battle of Britain
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