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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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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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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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Erdogan: Turkey to Clear ‘Terrorists’ From West of Euphrates in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey signaled on Sunday that the ongoing military campaign in a northern Syrian enclave of…

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Regime Move to Afrin Creates New Quandary for Turkey

The deployment of Syrian regime forces in Kurdish enclave of Afrin has created a new quandary for Turkey which plans…

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Erdogan Boasts Stopping Syrian Regime in Afrin After Putin Contact

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan savored how Turkey stopped deployment of the Syrian regime forces to back up a Kurdish militia in…

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Tillerson Meets With Erdogan in Ankara Amid Tension in Turkey-US Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday amid an ensuing…

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Mattis Says Kurdish YPG Shifts Some Forces to Afrin

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has shifted some of its fighters to Afrin region,…

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Nine Rockets Hit Turkey’s Border Towns, Kill Two People

At least two people were killed and 18 others wounded in Reyhanli and Kilis in nine rocket attacks launched from…

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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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