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Foreign Affairs

In Call With Macron, Trump Urges Closer Cooperation with Turkey on Syria

The United States and its allies must work more closely with Turkey in Syria, President Donald J. Trump said Tuesday…

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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 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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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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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

FMs of Turkey, Russia and Iran to Convene in Astana For Syria Talks

Top diplomats of Turkey, Iran and Russia will convene in Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital, next week to hold a new round…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Plans to Build Camps For Internally Displaced in Northern Syria

Turkey announced that it plans to build large refugee camps in northwestern Syria to settle at least 170,000 people who…

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In-Depth

Turkey Would Win Afrin War But Lose Kurds

After several days of postponement, the U.N. Security Council finally voted for a 30 days’ ceasefire in Syria. The vote…

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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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