Assad arms Turkish rebel PKK fighters after giving them Syrian bases

DEBKAfile: Turkish PKK fighters allowed by Damascus to set up bases for operations against Turkey in northern Syria were also given weapons and allowed to blow up an important Middle East oil pipelines running from Kirkuk, Iraq out to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan.
Friday, Kurdish fighters in West Kurdistan seized power in the city of Afrin in Syria, one day after taking control of all government institutions in the city of Kobani. Read earlier DEBKAfile Exclusive on Bashar Assad's revenge.


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