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Foreign Affairs

Erdogan Hits Back at Russia’s Lavrov Over Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday slammed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov‘s comments that the Syrian town of Afrin,…

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Foreign Affairs

Russia Expects Turkey to Return Afrin to Syrian Regime Control

Russia expects Turkey to return back Afrin to the control of the Syrian government, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on…

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In-Depth

Universities Emerge as Scenes of Political War Amid Arrest of Students

The takeover of Afrin from the Syrian Kurdish militia unleashed a sense of euphoria among the Turkish nationalists and President…

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Foreign Affairs

Syrians in Manbij Concerned Over Potential Turkey Move

An anxious waiting takes place in Kurdish-held city of Manbij after the fall of Kurdish enclave of Afrin to Turkey-backed forces,…

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Foreign Affairs

UN: Nearly 170,000 Flee Violence in Syria’s Afrin

Nearly 170,000 people have fled after a Turkish-led assault on the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Afrin, the U.N. said Friday,…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey, US Spar Over Manbij As Ankara Signals Expanding Offensive

Turkey and the U.S. offered conflicting accounts over their diplomatic efforts to reach an accord over Kurdish-held Manbij in northern…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Captures Afrin After 2-Month Battle, Vows to Expand Offensive

Turkey and allied fighters overrun on Monday the city of Afrin, Syria’s Kurdish-held town, after a deadly two-month assault that…

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International

Red Cross Urges Access to Civilians in Syria’s Afrin

The head of the international Red Cross called on Monday for access to civilians in the Kurdish-majority city of Afrin,…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkish-Led Forces Oust Kurds From Syria’s Afrin

Turkey’s flag was flying in Afrin on Sunday after its troops and Ankara-backed rebels chased out Kurdish militia forces to…

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Foreign Affairs

Over 200,000 Civilians Flee Syria’s Afrin Within 3 Days

More than 200,000 civilians have fled the city of Afrin in northern Syria in less than three days to escape…

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