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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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Turkish Forces Briefly Clash With Iran-Backed Militia in Syria

As a large convoy of Turkish military vehicles was heading to southern Aleppo from Idlib province, the Syrian regime elements and Iran-backed…

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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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Turkish Forces Capture Villages in Offensive Against Kurdish Militia in Syria

The Turkish troops and its allies have captured a number of villages in an ongoing offensive against the Kurdish militants…

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As Offensive Starts, Turkish Jets Strike Kurdish Targets in Afrin

The Turkish military has officially launched the “Operation Olive Branch” against Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday,…

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