Afrin

Foreign Affairs

Turkey’s Assault on Afrin Displaces 30,000 in a Day

A Turkish-led offensive to capture the Kurdish-majority enclave of Afrin in northern Syria has forced 30,000 civilians from its main…

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Foreign Affairs

Syria’s Afrin Braces for Tough Fight as Turkey Encircles Town

With Turkish-led forces nearly surrounding Syria’s Afrin city, some panicked residents are attempting to flee, others are stocking food fearing…

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Foreign Affairs

Kurds Flee to Regime-Held Areas Amid Turkish Advance in Afrin

Hundreds of civilians fled a Turkish-led advance on Syria’s Kurdish-majority city of Afrin on Monday, a monitor said. Turkey-led rebels…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey-backed Militia Take Over Northern Town in Afrin

Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebels on Thursday took control of the key northern town of Jandairis from Kurdish militia,…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Calls on US to Halt Kurdish Militia’s Move to Afrin

Turkey asked its NATO ally the U.S. to halt the movement of Syrian Kurdish militia to Afrin to fight against…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Presses Germany For Extradition of Syrian Kurdish Politician Muslim

Turkey has pressed the German government to extradite a Syrian Kurdish politician, the former co-chair of a Syrian Kurdish political…

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In-Depth

Turkey Flouts UN Ceasefire Resolution in Syria

On Feb. 24, the U.N. Security Council unanimously agreed upon a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria without…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkish Air Strikes Kill 36 Pro-Syrian Regime Militants in Afrin

Turkish air strikes killed at least 36 militants linked with the Bashar al-Assad regime who entered Afrin to support the…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkish Defense Minister: 41 Soldiers So Far Killed in Afrin Offensive

Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said so far now 41 soldiers and additional 116 allied rebels were killed in the…

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International

France’s Macron to Erdogan: Syria Ceasefire Must Apply to Afrin

French President Emmanuel Macron told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday that a proposed U.N. ceasefire for Syria…

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