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In Syria, Turkey Faces Uphill Battle Both Militarily and Diplomatically

Early signs from the battleground do not augur well. It is the 19th day since the incursion into Syria and…

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Foreign Affairs

In Protest of Syria Offensive, Swedish FM Postpones Turkey Visit

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom postponed an already scheduled visit to Turkey in a protest of its military offensive against Kurdish-held…

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Foreign Affairs

Tank Attack Exposes Perils for Turkish Military in Syria Offensive

A rocket attack that destroyed a tank, killing five soldiers rattled Turkey on Saturday. The same day, President Recep Tayyip…

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Foreign Affairs

Ancient Syrian Temple Falls Victim to Turkish Offensive

The Turkish offensive takes its toll on an ancient site in northern Syria. For 3,000 years, the lion sculptures of…

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Foreign Affairs

France, Turkey Spar Over Turkish Offensive in Northern Syria

President of France and Turkish leadership plunged into a quarrel over Turkey’s military offensive against a Syrian enclave after the…

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Foreign Affairs

In Slow But Steady Advance, Turkish Forces Head Toward Afrin

After hobbled by unfavorable weather conditions and a stiff resistance by Kurdish militia fighters, Turkish forces and its rebel allies…

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Culture&Arts

Ancient Syrian Temple Damaged During Turkish Offensive

A historic, 3,000-year old temple faced a considerable damage during Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish targets when Turkey launched a military…

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National

At Home Front, Turkey Detains Over 300 For Criticism of Afrin Offensive

Turkish authorities have intensified efforts to crack down on critical voices questioning the military offensive against Kurdish enclave of Afrin…

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National

Syrian Kurds, Feel Betrayed Over Afrin, Refuse to Join Sochi Talks

Syrian Kurds do not consider attending peace talks in Russian Black Sea city of Sochi in a protest of Turkey’s…

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Foreign Affairs

As Civilian Casualties Mount, Afrin Hospital Braces For Tragedy

Turkey’s military offensive against the Kurdish enclave of Afrin has prompted fears of a humanitarian tragedy amid mounting civilian casualties…

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