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Turkish army, Syria rebels to push into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide

Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will advance into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in a move world powers fear could ope...

Turkish army, Syria rebels to push into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide

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Turkish and Syrian rebel forces to start Syria offensive 'shortly': Erdogan's aide Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director said early on Wednesday, as a surprise withdrawal o...
06:34, 2019-10-09

Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain....
16:34, 2019-10-09

Turkish military operation in Syria has started, Erdogan says Turkey has launched a military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, just days after President Trump announced that he would pull US tro...
18:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin discuss Syria offensive: Turkish presidency Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call Turkey's planned operation into northeastern Syria, the Turkish presidency said on Wednesday, as Ankara...
15:34, 2019-10-09

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding ...
22:51, 2019-08-05

70,000 people flee as Turkish forces push deeper into Syria More than 70,000 people have been forced to leave their homes in Syria, UN officials have said, as Turkish forces pushed further into the northeast of the country....
16:00, 2019-10-11

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP) (Photo by NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP via Getty Images The Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria announced on Sunday that it had a struck a deal with the Syrian army in or...
11:17, 2019-10-14

100,000 displaced, death toll rises, hospital closes as Turkish forces push into Kurdish-held Syria Since Turkish forces launched a military offensive into Kurdish-controlled parts of Syria, border towns have been subject to heavy shelling.        ...
04:00, 2019-10-12

Turkey To Begin Syria Offensive "Shortly" Despite Mixed US Signals The Turkish military, together with the Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan's communications director said early on Wednesday, as Ankara starts a......
07:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey's Erdogan says won't allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's deal with the United States on northeast Syria to set up a "safe zone" there was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Erdogan: We won't stop Syria assault no matter what anyone says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his military will continue its controversial operation in northern Syria "no matter what anyone says"....
04:34, 2019-10-12

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey ...
02:17, 2019-09-08

Erdogan says Turkey has no choice but go its own way on Syria 'safe zone' Turkey has no choice but to act alone given too little progress has been made with the United States forming a "safe zone" in northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday in his most d...
16:34, 2019-10-01

Erdogan says efforts with U.S. for Syria safe zone on schedule Preparations by Turkey and the United States on a safe zone for refugees in northeastern Syria are on schedule, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday after previously accusin...
03:51, 2019-09-27

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. The Syrian O...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
01:00, 2019-10-06

Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border....
16:00, 2019-10-05

Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani hold 'productive' talks on Syria Foreign troops should leave Syria once terrorists are defeated and security reestablished, Russia's Vladimir Putin said at a peace summit in Ankara. Turkey and Russia are at odds over a regime offensi...
21:51, 2019-09-16

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is mainly controlled by US-backed Kurdish militia....
17:00, 2019-10-05

Erdogan and Putin meet as Syria offensive pummels Idlib Turkey says the Russian-backed Syrian offensive violates a truce deal between Moscow and Ankara. The advance has exacerbated Syria's humanitarian disaster and threatened Turkey with mass refugee flows...
11:00, 2019-08-27

U.S. says does not endorse, won't help, Turkish offensive in Syria The United States does not endorse Turkey's planned offensive in northern Syria and the U.S. military will not support it in any way, the Pentagon said on Monday, moving to distance itself from an ope...
19:34, 2019-10-07

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 people have had to flee their homes in the border r...
19:00, 2019-10-11

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan proposes 'safe zone' for refugees in Syria Turkish president tells UN expanded zone could resettle millions of refugees in TurkeyAn expanded “safe zone” in northern Syria could include as many as 3 million people and stretch for 50 miles as fa...
22:51, 2019-09-24

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spoke...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Russia's Putin discussed situation in Syria's Idlib with Turkey's Erdogan: RIA Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the situation in Syria's Idlib region with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, RIA news agency reported on Monday....
17:17, 2019-09-16

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey...
20:51, 2019-05-30

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far been a success and will conti...
14:34, 2019-10-10

U.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkish Foray Into Syria U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and trigger a clash with Kurdish fighters, an action that would likely prompt the Trump admi...
23:00, 2019-10-03

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them....
01:17, 2019-09-29

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 100 Kurdish fighters dead, Erdogan says Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed...
20:34, 2019-10-10

REFILE-Erdogan says U.S. troops started withdrawal from northeast Syria after Trump call Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that U.S. troops had started to withdraw from parts of northeast Syria after his phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding that talks between ...
11:00, 2019-10-07

Turkey to launch own Syria plan in weeks unless has 'safe zone' control: Erdogan Turkey will launch its own operation to establish a "safe zone" in Syria if talks with the United States fail to give Turkish troops control of the area within a few weeks, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
23:34, 2019-08-31

Erdogan threatens military action in Syria, US-backed group vows 'all-out war' if attacked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his country will soon launch an “air and ground military operation” east of the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, prompting the U.S.-backe...
05:00, 2019-10-07

US Troops In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion: Pentagon US troops near the northern Syrian border came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday, a Pentagon spokesman said, warning that the US was prepared to meet aggression with "immediate......
11:00, 2019-10-12

Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops in Syria, Pentagon says The Pentagon has confirmed that Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops stationed in Syria, though military sources differ on whether the action was intentional....
18:17, 2019-10-12

Syria: Hundreds of 'IS' supporters freed in Turkish incursion Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 950 terrorist sympathizers to flee a guarded camp in Syria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate halt to the fighting....
16:51, 2019-10-13

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over northeastern Syria represented a "blatant attack" on Syria's sovereignty and territorial unity and a ...
10:34, 2019-08-08

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that the "Islamic State" could regroup in the region....
14:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the ...
22:17, 2019-08-19

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions -Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages ...
04:00, 2019-10-12

Turkish university to open faculties in northern Syria Turkey's Gaziantep University will open three faculties in small northern Syria towns, Ankara's Official Gazette said on Friday, reflecting a growing Turkish presence in the region....
11:34, 2019-10-04

U.S. won't send more troops to Syria for joint Turkish patrols The U.S. military will not increase troop levels in Syria to carry out joint patrols with Turkish forces, a top general said on Friday, adding that his goal was to eventually reduce the number of U.S....
22:34, 2019-09-13

Syria demands withdrawal of all American, Turkish forces Syria’s top diplomat has demanded the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if th...
19:17, 2019-09-28

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its outskirts that began Thursday....
03:17, 2019-10-13

Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspora in the world. Kurds and supporters there rallied against Turkey's incursion into Syria that threatens to unleash a humanitarian disaster and squash Kurdish aut...
02:17, 2019-10-13

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
14:34, 2019-10-11

The Latest: Turkish strike on Syria convoy kills at least 9 A war monitor and Kurdish officials say at least 9 people, including 5 civilians, have been killed when Turkish airstrikes hit a convoy that included protesters against the Turkey-led offensive into n...
18:17, 2019-10-13

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions: Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages ...
09:00, 2019-10-12

Turkish agency says key highway reached in Syria offensive Turkey’s official news agency says Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces have reached a strategic highway in northeastern Syria as Turkey’s offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters enters its fourth...
10:34, 2019-10-12

EU, Germany condemn Turkish offensive in northern Syria Germany and the European Union are among many voices speaking out against the Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday. World powers are deliberating how to respond....
05:00, 2019-10-10

U.S. Begins Pullback From Northern Syria, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fi...
14:34, 2019-10-07

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's De...
17:17, 2019-10-13

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
20:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish artillery rounds land near US forces in Syria, no injuries Turkish artillery rounds landed near U.S. forces in northern Syria outside the city of Kobane, but no American troops were harmed, a U.S. official confirms to Fox News....
11:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. forces will not support Turkish operation in Syria: White House Turkey will soon move forward with its long-planned military operation to create what it calls a "safe zone" in northern Syria and U.S. forces will not support or be involved in it, the White House pr...
10:00, 2019-10-07

Turkish Defense Ministry says preparations complete for Syria offensive All preparations for a possible military operation into northeastern Syria are completed, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a Twitter post late on Monday....
04:34, 2019-10-08

SDF urges 'no fly zone' to stop Turkish attacks in northeast Syria The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) appealed to the United States and its allies on Wednesday for a "no fly zone" to protect it from Turkish attacks in northeast Syria....
16:34, 2019-10-09

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians have been fleeing key towns in north-eastern Syria as Tur...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ...
16:17, 2019-07-20

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish troops, warns of 'countermeasures' Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops, warning that the Syrian government had the right to take action if they remain....
21:34, 2019-09-29

UK PM Urges Turkish President To End Conflict In Syria And Enter Dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and....
09:51, 2019-10-13

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Explosion at outpost near US troops amid Turkish offensive into Syria A U.S. official and a Syria war monitor say there has been an explosion near an outpost where U.S. troops are located in northern Syria amid intense shelling during the Turkish offensive in the area, ...
23:17, 2019-10-12

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European security....
09:51, 2019-10-13

EU must consider Turkish arms embargo, call for end to Syria offensive: France European Union foreign ministers must again condemn Turkey's offensive in Syria, call for an arms embargo on Ankara and request that the United States hold a meeting of the coalition against Islamic S...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Will "Obliterate" Turkish Economy If It Acts "Off Limits" In Syria: Trump US President Donald Trump warned Turkey Monday against going too far in Syria, one day after giving Ankara a green light to invade its southern neighbor, sparking panic among Washington's Kurdish......
02:34, 2019-10-08

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria: ministry Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-08-14

U.S. Forces in Northern Syria Are Moving Aside to Clear the Way for a Turkish Assault (BEIRUT) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria said American troops began withdrawing Monday from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion that the Kurds say will overturn five years of a...
11:34, 2019-10-07

Erdogan, Trump discuss Syria 'safe zone' in phone call; to meet next month: Ankara Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the planned "safe zone" east of the Euphrates River in Syria in a phone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said, adding t...
02:34, 2019-10-07

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani, Recep Erdogan meet in Turkey to discuss fighting in Syria Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hosted Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Vladimir Putin of Russia to discuss the civil war in Syria, which is now in its eighth year....
18:17, 2019-09-16

Kurdish politician and 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia' in Syria, SDF claims US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say a prominent politician, her driver, members of Kurdish security forces and several civilians were killed by Turkish-backed militants in Syria on Saturday, after ...
17:51, 2019-10-13

Saudi Arabia condemns the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria: State TV Saudi Arabia condemned on Wednesday the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, state TV cited an official source in the Saudi foreign ministry as saying....
21:34, 2019-10-09

Canada condemns Turkish military invasion in northeast Syria: Freeland Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the unilateral action by Turkey risks rolling back the progress against militants affiliated with the Islamic State, also known as Daesh....
04:00, 2019-10-10

Syria 'safe zone' deadline expires with Turkish threat looming Turkey's deadline to jointly establish a "safe zone" with the United States in northern Syria by the end of September has passed, leaving the threat of unilateral military intervention by Ankara hangi...
16:34, 2019-10-01

Trump OKs $50M to aid Syria amid outrage over US military pullout, Turkish offensive President Trump announced Saturday that he had authorized the release of $50 million in aid to human rights groups and other aid organizations in Syria in an apparent attempt to counter criticism of h...
06:51, 2019-10-13

President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
18:34, 2019-10-07

U.S. pulls back troops in northeast Syria, opening way to Turkish attack The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syria border on Monday, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington, in a move U.S. President Do...
17:34, 2019-10-07

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ A de-escalation of renewed conflict in northern Syria is “absolutely essential,” the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. His comments follow the launch of airstrikes and a ground o...
12:34, 2019-10-11

US troops in Syria were nearly struck by Turkish artillery barrages that came dangerously close Khalil Ashawi/Reuters Turkish artillery fire nearly hit a small group US troops stationed near the Kurdish-held city of Kobane on Friday afternoon, according to multiple media reports. The report com...
00:34, 2019-10-12

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish m...
17:51, 2019-06-13

U.S. set to pull remaining troops from north Syria amid Turkish incursion The United States said on Sunday it is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria after learning that Turkey planned to extend a military incursion further south and west than originally...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds Civilians flee as airstrikes and artillery hit border regionTrump on Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in Normandy’Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery b...
01:34, 2019-10-10

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria Turkey's military offensive targeting Kurdish militia comes after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly decided that American troops would not interfere....
23:51, 2019-10-12

Trump Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
09:34, 2019-10-07

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish offensive US troops began to withdraw from northeastern Syria on Monday, clearing the way for planned Turkish military operations. US President Trump has, however, warned Turkey against doing anything "off limi...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues At least 750 Isis affiliates escape after Turkish shellingOpinion: Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis Amid growing chaos in Syria, Donald Trump has ordered all US troops to withdraw from the coun...
00:51, 2019-10-14

Kurds march in Paris and Athens to protest Turkish incursion into Syria Thousands of Kurds and their local supporters rallied in France and in Greece on Saturday to protest against Turkey's military action in northeast Syria....
01:17, 2019-10-13

Trump Approves Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
07:00, 2019-10-07

Following Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations express concern over the rise of the Islamist militant group in northeast Syria following a Turkish-led incursion....
21:34, 2019-10-11

US to move about 50 ISIS fighters from Syria to Iraq amid Turkish assault, officials say Around 50 Islamic State fighters that the U.S. removed from Syria in recent days amidst a Turkish military assault are headed to Iraq, officials there say....
20:34, 2019-10-10

Kurds mobilize in northeast Syria, brace for imminent attack from Turkish troops Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey....
16:00, 2019-10-09

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defence Ministry said...
12:34, 2019-06-28

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
22:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. "safe zone" patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdi...
18:34, 2019-09-08

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdi...
22:34, 2019-09-08

Trump Invites Turkish Leader to Washington as Turkey Prepares Syria Offensive President Trump said the U.S. wasn’t abandoning Kurdish fighters in northern Syria amid blowback from lawmakers over his decision to withdraw American troops from the area ahead of a planned military ...
06:00, 2019-10-09

US Forces In Syria Start Pulling Back From Turkish Border, Alarming Kurds US forces in northern Syria started pulling back Monday from areas along the Turkish border ahead of a feared military invasion by Ankara that Kurdish forces say would spark a jihadist resurgence....
15:00, 2019-10-07

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. ...
18:17, 2019-08-19

Russia watching closely after Turkish move on Syria safety zone: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Moscow was watching closely after Turkey said it would act alone on its plans to form a "safe zone" in the northeast of Syria, which is a close ally of Russia....
15:34, 2019-10-02

Turkey threatens army operation in northeast Syria imminent Turkey’s president has stepped up threats for an operation into northeastern Syria, saying all preparations were ready to move against U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces “as near as maybe today, maybe ...
13:34, 2019-10-05

Several Rockets Fired From Syria, They All Fell Short, Says Israel Army Israel said Monday several rockets were fired at its territory from Syria by an Iranian-backed force in what would be a rare incident, but they all fell short....
12:00, 2019-09-09

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Army Faces Off With Turkey Hours after the Kurds forged a deal with their onetime enemies in the Syrian government, the Syrian Army raced northwest to help battle Turkish-led forces....
10:51, 2019-10-14

Turkey-Syria payback: Norway suspends arms sales to Erdogan regime, exposing cracks in NATO solidarity Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria this week has not only been met with international condemnation – but it has also induced something of a schism between members of the North Atlantic Treaty ...
09:00, 2019-10-11

US-backed allies in Syria have paused their fight against ISIS amid Turkish military assault Hussein Malla/Associated Press US-backed Kurdish fighters have halted operations for now against Islamic State in Syria as Turkey launches a military offensive in Syria's northeast, two US officials...
20:34, 2019-10-09

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape camp in Syria as Turkish troops approach, Kurds say Hundreds of people affiliated with the Islamic State escaped a camp where they were being held on Sunday after Turkish forces approached the Kurdish-held town, Kurdish officials said....
22:51, 2019-10-13

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
05:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria; Syrian army to redeploy on border The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of an expanding Turkish offensive while Syria's army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to r...
07:51, 2019-10-14

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eigh...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support oppo...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Displaced 'ISIS-supporting women' revolt in Syria border camp as Turkish incursion gains momentum It was a chillingly familiar sight for Syrian-Kurds in the north-eastern slice of their conflict-ripped country: civilians stuffing themselves into vehicles and running on calloused feet with little m...
10:34, 2019-10-10

‘My Great and Unmatched Wisdom’: Trump Ignores Warnings on Syria Retreat, Threatens to ‘Destroy’ Turkish Economy In the run-up to his Oct. 6 call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aides repeatedly warned President Donald Trump about the dangers of abandoning America’s Kurdish allies in Northern ...
09:34, 2019-10-08

Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis thanks to their recklessness in Syria | Hassan Hassan The terrifying consequences of the president’s sudden decision to withdraw US troops could include a reheating of the civil warFuture historians might remember Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, ...
00:51, 2019-10-14

Syrian army begins to move troops to 'confront' Turkey in northern Syria: state media The Syrian army has begun deploying its troops to northern Syria battlefronts to "confront a Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory, state media said on Sunday....
20:17, 2019-10-13

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish border town of Akcakale....
02:34, 2019-10-11

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It ...
08:17, 2019-10-13

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely se...
18:00, 2019-06-30

Erdogan says Turkish-led offensive to extend further along Syrian border Turkey's incursion into Syria will stretch from Kobani in the west to Hasaka in the east, going some 30 km (19 miles) into Syrian territory, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, and the town of Ra...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Istanbul votes again in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan The votes of millions of Istanbul residents were being counted on Sunday after polls closed on a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies, and a...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish offi...
06:51, 2019-05-23

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces....
22:51, 2019-08-05

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns...
01:00, 2019-07-09

Trump, Erdogan agree to meet at G-20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's co...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
08:51, 2019-06-23

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan set to meet at G20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed during a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's...
19:17, 2019-05-29

Turkish ex-Prime Minister Davutoglu leaves Erdogan's party Turkish former-Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has resigned from the ruling AKP party, saying he will start a "new political movement." He had already been under threat of dismissal....
15:00, 2019-09-13

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democrac...
06:17, 2019-06-23

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip...
16:17, 2019-06-22

PM Modi To Meet Turkish President Erdogan At G-20 Summit In Japan's Osaka Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold many bilaterals and pull-asides with a host of world leaders including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Australian PM Scott Morrison on the......
02:34, 2019-06-29

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
21:34, 2019-06-23

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with hig...
16:51, 2019-07-08

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has killed more than 2,000 people on both sides and displa...
13:34, 2019-08-11

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting wi...
06:17, 2019-07-08

Congo forces kill 26 ADF rebels while repelling attack: army Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from the Islamist Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a group believed to be linked to Islamic State, while repelling an attack on Thursday, the army said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Syrian rebels launch offensive, overrun army posts Syrian opposition activists and a war monitoring group say rebels have launched an offensive in the mountains of the coastal Latakia province, overrunning a series of Syrian army positions...
17:17, 2019-07-09

REFILE-Erdogan says Turkish cenbank chief ousted for refusing rate cuts - report Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with hi...
16:34, 2019-07-07

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot: PM's aide Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital....
06:17, 2019-06-23

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold....
18:17, 2019-08-23

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
05:17, 2019-06-09

Syrian Kurds outgunned but vow to inflict toll on Turkish army Kurdish fighters who defeated Islamic State across much of Syria with U.S. help will struggle to fend off the Turkish army and its Syrian rebel allies who thrust across the border on Wednesday in a lo...
05:34, 2019-10-10

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces BEIRUT/AMMAN — The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the...
01:51, 2019-10-14

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces prorogation backlash as rebels prepare for fresh push to block no-deal Boris Johnson faces a revolt over his move to suspend Parliament, with a cross-party group of MPs expected to launch a bid to block a no-deal Brexit as soon as next week....
05:00, 2019-08-29

Cyprus Turkish army depot blast hurts 12, blows out windows at nearby hotel Dozens of windows at a hotel in northern Cyprus were shattered Thursday morning after a pre-dawn explosion at a nearby army munitions depot that sent locals running....
21:34, 2019-09-12

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, offici...
06:51, 2019-10-14

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of thseir main sit-i...
19:00, 2019-06-08

Algeria’s army chief renews push for presidential election ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people’s revolt for democracy remains at...
23:17, 2019-06-17

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government....
23:51, 2019-06-17

What Happens Next in Syria After Turkey’s Invasion Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull back from the border the few U.S. troops along the border in northeast Syria, clearing the way for Turkish President Recep ...
06:00, 2019-10-12

Who’s Still Fighting Who in Syria’s Eight-Year War Defending an announcement to pull back dozens of American troops from Syria who’d been working closely with Kurdish-led forces in the fight against Islamic State, President Donald Trump said it was ti...
21:00, 2019-10-09

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debat...
01:17, 2019-09-04

Why What Happens in Syria Matters Beyond Its Borders Donald Trump’s decision to stand down American forces as Turkish tanks rolled into northeastern Syria to push back a Kurdish militia was met with concern by the president’s backers in Washington and U...
21:00, 2019-10-09

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-07-13

U.S. Military to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
07:51, 2019-10-14

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief sai...
23:34, 2019-08-07

Smoke seen rising across border in Syria Smoke could be seen rising near the Turkish-Syrian border on Wednesday, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a Turkish military operation into Syria had started. (Oct. 9)  ...
17:34, 2019-10-09

| Will a 'safe zone' be set up in northern Syria? Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes a new "safe zone" in northern Syria will kill two birds with one stone - easing the refugee burden and pushing Kurdish militants away from his southern bor...
11:51, 2019-09-28

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:34, 2019-05-22

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
18:34, 2019-08-02

U.S. Pullback in Syria Could Aid Assad and ISIS Analysts said the redeployment would betray America’s Syrian Kurdish allies, decrease American leverage in Syria and open a void that could benefit Iran, Russia and the Islamic State....
05:34, 2019-10-08

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but the United States later said the ship was sailing to...
06:34, 2019-08-31

Syria Conducted Chlorine Attack in May, U.S. Says The attack was the first confirmed violation of a chemical-weapons ban since a U.S. strike on Syria in 2018 over its alleged use of poison gas, a new assessment says....
22:17, 2019-09-26

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at ...
20:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:17, 2019-05-22

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
11:17, 2019-08-21

A Look at Who Is Affected by Trump’s Shift in Syria Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alone....
15:34, 2019-10-07

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, if Tehran guaranteed that the tanker would not go to Syria....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
11:34, 2019-06-01

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibil...
06:00, 2019-06-02

How can Republicans say what they’re saying about Syria, and still support Trump? Trump has made one of the riskiest decisions of his presidency. Top allies are already talking about it as if it's a tragic mistake that will tarnish his entire legacy....
23:34, 2019-10-10

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in north...
04:17, 2019-07-08

Two IS 'Beatles' moved out of Syria and into US custody The US has taken charge of two previously captured British IS fighters who were involved in the filmed beheadings of Western hostages. The prisoners were moved out of Syria ahead of a Turkish military...
05:00, 2019-10-10

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria? On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get here?...
23:34, 2019-10-09

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N....
06:00, 2019-08-08

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned...
13:34, 2019-07-01

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
17:17, 2019-08-19

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the rele...
01:51, 2019-07-14

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and Iraq should face fair prosecution or ...
10:51, 2019-06-24

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40 dead....
00:34, 2019-09-01

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany say Berlin needs to up the pressure on Ankara to st...
05:00, 2019-10-10

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September ...
15:51, 2019-07-13

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said....
20:00, 2019-08-09

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south...
07:34, 2019-06-22

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
14:34, 2019-08-10

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

West must be in 'driver's seat' for Syria reconstruction: HRW Western donors must ensure that humanitarian aid and any future reconstruction assistance in Syria do not fuel repression or benefit "cronies" of President Bashar al-Assad, Human Rights Watch (HRW) sa...
12:34, 2019-06-28

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
19:51, 2019-06-02

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
03:17, 2019-08-20

Trump's Syria withdrawal: Who stands to gain? While the US leaves a vacuum as it washes its hands of its Syrian Kurdish allies, the major players in Syria's Astana peace process —Iran, Russia, and Turkey — step up to take their share....
00:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. to give Iraq nearly 50 IS fighters transferred from Syria The move comes after Turkey began a military offensive into northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces who are holding more than 10,000 IS members. Those i...
01:34, 2019-10-11

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Graham pleads with Trump on Syria: 'Change course while you still can' Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday claimed vindication for his harsh criticism of the White House’s foreign policy in Syria, urging President Donald Trump to “change course while you still can.”The South C...
02:00, 2019-10-12

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
13:51, 2019-07-04

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
03:17, 2019-06-11

How Trump Got Punk'd Into Running From Syria, Explained Military leaders, politicians and the U.S. allies were shocked by Donald Trump’s decision to side with brutal dictators and turn his back on one of America’s staunchest allies in the fight against Isl...
14:00, 2019-10-09

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
11:51, 2019-06-13

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital D...
02:00, 2019-08-26

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
07:17, 2019-09-21

Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria w...
07:34, 2019-10-09

Trump talks about impeachment, Biden, Syria President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe Thursday as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail. He held a rally in Minneapolis...
10:34, 2019-10-11

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-le...
09:34, 2019-07-07

US warns Turkey of 'consequences' of Syria attack The US, Germany and other nations slammed Turkey's Syria incursion at the UN, but the Security Council failed to agree on a statement. Meanwhile, Turkey said it planned to advance 30 kilometers into S...
23:00, 2019-10-10

Syria’s FM discusses constitutional committee with UN envoy Syria’s state news agency SANA says the country’s foreign minister has discussed the formation of a constitutional committee and its work with U.N. special envoy Geir Pedersen...
15:51, 2019-09-23

The Latest: Despite US, Turkey says Syria mission continues. Turkey’s foreign ministry says the Turkish military operation in Syria will proceed “with determination,” despite U.S. warnings of possible sanctions...
05:00, 2019-10-12

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
06:34, 2019-06-24

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...
19:34, 2019-10-09

A Journey to Explore What ‘Victory’ Looks Like in a Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
16:51, 2019-08-20

Donald Trump Says US Has Not "Abandoned The Kurds" In Syria President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that the United States has not "abandoned the Kurds" with his decision seemingly giving the green light for Turkey to attack Kurdish militias inside Syria....
04:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey Preparations For Syria Offensive "Completed" Turkey's preparations for an offensive in northern Syria have been "completed", the defence ministry said Tuesday, after confusing signals from the US over whether it would allow an operation....
04:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey Begins Offensive Against U.S. Ally in Syria The Turkish military began an offensive in Syria to seize territory held by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, opening a new front in the war-ravaged country. President Trump had ordered U.S. troops to withd...
18:00, 2019-10-09

U.S. Concludes Syria Used Chemical Weapons in May Attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped short of threatening a military response against President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the chlorine-loaded rocket attack....
23:51, 2019-09-26

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shocked allies, Congress and even members of his own adm...
18:51, 2019-09-18

Trump’s Syria Announcement Blindsided Many of His GOP Supporters (WASHINGTON) — For once, Republicans and Democrats in Congress were in the same place: out of the loop. When it came to President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement that U.S. forces would ...
11:00, 2019-10-10

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
11:00, 2019-08-07

Over 100 dead as Turkey continues assault in Syria for a second day Turkish forces continued their military push in northern Syria for a second day as reports said more than 100 people have been killed in the fighting. At least 16 members of the Syrian Democratic Forc...
16:34, 2019-10-10

U.S. sanctions firm it says provides jet fuel to Russia in Syria The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a firm it said was participating in a scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions while helping provide jet fuel to Russian forces in Syria....
18:17, 2019-09-26

Russia says it is concerned about Israeli strikes on Syria Russia is concerned about Israeli airforce strikes on Syria and believes they could pose a threat to regional stability, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
19:01, 2019-07-02

‘Shame on Him’: Evangelicals Call Out Trump on Syria Some of the president’s most ardent supporters worry that troop withdrawal threatens religious minorities, especially Christians. They are pushing back, to a point....
00:34, 2019-10-12

Turkey says has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey and the two countries have not agreed on removal of Kurdish militants from the zone, how deep it should be and who would control...
14:01, 2019-07-24

U.S. says it has evidence Adrian Darya 1 oil transferred to Syria The United States has evidence that the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 has transferred its crude oil to the Syrian government, breaking assurances it gave not to sell crude to the country, the U.S. Sta...
04:34, 2019-09-13

Everything you need to know about Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria w...
20:00, 2019-10-07

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an es...
20:51, 2019-05-21

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
02:00, 2019-07-22

Analyst: Trump needs to 'slow' process on Syria President Donald Trump announced he would pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria. Analyst Bulent Aliriza, Director of the Turkey Project explains why the process needs to "slow down." (Oct. 7) ...
23:34, 2019-10-07

Pulling of U.S. Troops in Syria Could Aid Assad and ISIS Analysts said the redeployment would betray America’s Syrian Kurdish allies, decrease American leverage in Syria and open a void that could benefit Iran, Russia and the Islamic State....
13:34, 2019-10-08

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
12:17, 2019-07-17

Up To 1,000 US Troops To Withdraw From Northern Syria, Says Pentagon The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria -- almost the entire ground force in the war-torn country -- amid an intensifying.....
23:51, 2019-10-13

Air strikes kill 11 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 11 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, and the Syrian state news agency said the army had repelled an attac...
23:01, 2019-07-21

Syria says Israel was behind airstrike in country’s east Syrian opposition activists say unknown warplanes have targeted an arms depot belonging to Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria, killing 18 Iranian and pro-Iranian fighters...
00:34, 2019-09-10

How Kurds Could Be Affected by Trump’s Syria Shift Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alone....
13:34, 2019-10-08

The hunt for Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will fight “WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.” ​In a s...
18:34, 2019-10-07

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
22:51, 2019-09-15

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Na...
00:34, 2019-09-12

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The a...
16:34, 2019-07-22

UN Says "Preparing For Worst" From Turkey's Syria Operation The United Nations said Monday it was "preparing for the worst" in northeast Syria after the United States said it would step aside to allow for Turkish military operations in the area....
15:00, 2019-10-07

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
19:34, 2019-07-08

US Takes Custody Of 2 Jihadists "The Beatles" From Syria Kurds Two "high-value" jihadists held by Syrian Kurds have been taken into US custody and moved out of the country, a defense official said Wednesday, as reports identified them as notorious British......
13:34, 2019-10-10

Shells Fired Into Turkey as Syria Offensive Extends Into 2nd Day At least 16 Kurdish fighters were reported to have been killed as Turkish ground forces assaulted towns in northeastern Syria. Kurdish forces appeared to return fire across the border....
19:00, 2019-10-10

Pentagon Urges Turkey to Halt Its Invasion Into Syria (WASHINGTON) — An “impulsive” decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to invade northern Syria will further destabilize a region already caught up in civil war and puts Am...
20:00, 2019-10-11

The Latest: Turkey says artillery shelling targets in Syria Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkish artillery units are shelling suspected Syrian Kurdish forces targets across the border in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad...
17:00, 2019-10-09

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
04:34, 2019-05-23

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:51, 2019-05-28

Explosion near U.S. military outpost in northern Syria: U.S. officials An explosion that may have been caused by Turkish artillery struck near a U.S. military outpost in northern Syria on Friday, but no U.S. personnel were reported hurt, U.S. officials said, an incident ...
01:34, 2019-10-12

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that ...
12:17, 2019-06-18

At evangelical conference, concerns about Syria but cheers for Trump Prominent evangelical leaders have sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump over his decision to pull American military forces out of Syria, saying he was endangering tens of thousands of Christ...
01:34, 2019-10-12

Turkey Detains Journalist Over Syria Operation Coverage The head of a Turkish opposition news site was arrested Thursday, his employer said, as part of a crackdown on critics of the military operation launched in Syria a day earlier....
13:34, 2019-10-10

US will not be involved in Turkey plan to invade northern Syria US armed forces will not be involved in or support a planned Turkish operation in northern Syria, prompting concerns it is abandoning its Kurdish allies....
08:00, 2019-10-07

Don’t call them Syria’s child casualties. This is the slaughter of the innocents As violence escalates, more children have died in rebel-held areas in the past month than in all of 2018. But does anybody care?Murdered children are no longer news. International media coverage of th...
21:17, 2019-08-03

Trump Orders Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Northern Syria The decision effectively cedes control of the area and could allow a resurgence of ISIS, but the defense secretary argued American forces would not have deterred a Turkish invasion....
02:51, 2019-10-14

Cyprus struck by stray missile thought to have come from Syria Missile, believed to be Russian-made and fired in response to Israeli attack, sets hills ablazeA stray missile has exploded in mid-air over villages in northern Cyprus, thought to have been fired by S...
16:17, 2019-07-01

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thous...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Life after Syria: the migrants' tale – a photo essay More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees now live in Turkey as a result of a conflict that has raged since 2011. Many take to the seas off Turkey to make the short but perilous trip to GreeceWith migrant...
21:17, 2019-09-18

Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria Erdoğan announces start of operation, as Kurds report airstrikes and artillery fire near borderWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said that a lon...
20:00, 2019-10-09

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in breach of written undertakings given by Tehran to ...
06:00, 2019-09-09

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
09:00, 2019-05-22

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
17:34, 2019-07-01

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia...
09:00, 2019-10-12

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minist...
10:51, 2019-05-22

Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. Naji al-Mustafa, a spokesman for armed factions, says...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Air strikes hit rebel-held northwest Syria, nine killed Jets believed to be Syrian or Russian on Wednesday struck a main rebel-held city in northwest Syria, killing at least nine civilians, in stepped up strikes on the last rebel bastion in that part of th...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court...
19:34, 2019-05-29

Turkey not satisfied by US proposal for a Syria safe zone Turkey’s foreign minister says a new U.S. proposal concerning the creation of a possible “safe zone” in northern Syria is not “satisfactory” and suggests Turkey will launch a new offensive in Syria if...
14:17, 2019-07-24

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
06:17, 2019-05-29

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
22:17, 2019-08-19

Former Defense Secretary Mattis says ISIS could ‘resurge’ in Syria Former Defense Secretary James Mattis said the Islamic State has not been defeated and could “resurge” if military pressure eases on the terror group because of the fighting in Syria betwe...
17:51, 2019-10-13

Divided UN fails to agree on Turkey’s offensive in Syria The divided U.N. Security Council failed to agree on Turkey’s offensive in northeast Syria on Thursday, with Europeans demanding a halt to military action and Syrian ally Russia calling for “restraint...
02:34, 2019-10-11

Syria says it captures drone near Israeli-occupied Golan Syrian state news agency says authorities have controlled and dismantled a drone rigged with cluster bombs on the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights...
14:17, 2019-09-21

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria The Israeli military says it has attacked targets near Damascus in what was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply c...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Top Republicans rip Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria A handful of top Republicans — including former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley — on Monday criticized President Trump’s decision to remove US troops from Syria as a blow to America’s Kurdis...
23:34, 2019-10-07

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
09:34, 2019-07-05

Russia Warns US Policies In Syria Could "Ignite Whole Region" Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday warned of the risks of Washington sending mixed signals on an American withdrawal from northern Syria....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Defense Secretary Announces Withdrawal From Northern Syria The decision effectively cedes control of the area and could allow a resurgence of ISIS, but the secretary argued American forces would not have deterred the Turkish invasion....
19:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey Reports First Military Fatality in Syria Incursion (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish soldier has been killed during action in Syria — Turkey’s first military fatality in Ankara’s cross-border off...
15:00, 2019-10-11

Nearly 30 Republicans endorse bid to sanction Turkey over Syria attack Nearly 30 Republican House representatives have co-sponsored legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey for its military offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria....
08:00, 2019-10-11

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
07:17, 2019-07-05

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere....
00:51, 2019-08-26

U.S. Poised to Send 150 Troops to Patrol Northeastern Syria The new deployment is part of an expanding series of military and diplomatic steps the United States has taken to defuse tensions with Turkey, a NATO ally....
22:00, 2019-09-12

President Trump shakes off GOP criticism of Syria pullout President Trump on Monday defended his decision to bring back US troops from Syria, saying that America had been there long enough and that the task of writing letters to the families of fallen soldie...
01:00, 2019-10-08

Israel says air strike in Syria sent "no immunity" message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere....
20:17, 2019-08-25

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-rava...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Trump Orders U.S. Forces to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move is aimed at preventing U.S. troops from being trapped between advancing Turkish forces and Russian-backed Syrian forces, Defense Secretary Esper said....
18:51, 2019-10-13

Turkey Assault On Kurdish Positions Could Displace 400,000 In Syria: UN Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria has forced 130,000 people to flee their homes, the UN said Sunday, adding it was preparing for that figure to more than triple....
20:51, 2019-10-13

White House says Turkey will ‘soon’ invade Northern Syria The White House announced Sunday night that Turkey will soon invade Northern Syria while US troops remain on the sidelines. The development raises questions about the future of the region’s US-allied ...
11:00, 2019-10-07

Islamic State 'Beatles' captured in Syria, placed in U.S. custody Two accused British-born terrorist fighters, known in some circles as the "Islamic State Beatles," have been captured in Syria and removed in U.S. custody....
19:00, 2019-10-10

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
16:17, 2019-05-23

"As Soon As Tomorrow": Turkey Preps Syria Offensive As US Pulls Out The United States began withdrawing American troops from Syria's border with Turkey early Monday, in the clearest sign yet that the Trump administration was washing its hands of an explosive situation...
02:34, 2019-10-08

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
01:00, 2019-06-18

Like ‘Working in a Prison’: Six Years in the Hell of Syria’s Hospitals Dr. Omar Ibrahim was a resident in neurosurgery in Egypt when he decided to go to Syria “to achieve something different.” He is out now, but wants to return to war surgery....
01:00, 2019-10-12

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed se...
22:34, 2019-07-02

Iranian tanker seized by Gibraltar 'photographed off Syria' Adrian Darya 1, formerly the Grace 1, was only released on condition it did not discharge its load of 2.1m barrels of oil in SyriaThe Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute betwe...
12:17, 2019-09-07

Russia takes part in talks between Syria and Kurdish-led SDF The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been holding negotiations with Russian participation, a Syrian Kurdish politician said on Sunday, expressing hope for a de...
21:17, 2019-10-13

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces have responded to Turkey's offensive in Syria by shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Turkey...
23:00, 2019-10-10

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
02:34, 2019-05-28

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harr...
08:00, 2019-06-12

The Guardian view on Trump and Syria: damage has been done | Editorial The ditching of Kurdish-led forces threatens to destabilise the region further. It is just the latest proof of the dangers of this president’s foreign dealingsWherever US policy on Syria settles in th...
11:34, 2019-10-09

Kurds in Syria Brace for War as Turkey Says Incursion Is Imminent Turkey vowed to move ahead with plans to invade northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian catastrophe.”...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Is...
22:51, 2019-05-27

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city: monitor A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outskirts in a government offensive on the last major opp...
15:51, 2019-08-24

U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria, Defense Sec. Esper says U.S. troops were preparing to withdraw from northern Syria Sunday as Turkish forces continued their advance. Hundreds of Islamic State group supporters escaped from a displacement camp in the area and...
22:51, 2019-10-13

UN envoy hopes for Syria constitution committee next month The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is “quietly hopeful” the United Nations can announce an agreement to launch a Syrian constitutional committee before world leaders gather in late September...
23:34, 2019-08-29

Congress pressures Trump to back down on Syria 'betrayal' President Donald Trump changed the conversation from impeachment — at least for a day — with his move to abruptly withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. But he also opened a front with Congress that may p...
10:00, 2019-10-08

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations considers the area one of the most dangerous regions...
01:00, 2019-07-23

US troops in Syria come under fire as Turkey ramps up offensive A Turkish artillery strike came close to hitting US troops stationed at an observation post in northern Syria. Turkey has continued to intensify its offensive despite the threat of US sanctions....
02:17, 2019-10-13

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
13:34, 2019-07-22

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of All Foreign Military Forces (UNITED NATIONS) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its ...
00:51, 2019-09-29

Turkey prepares to fight Kurds in northern Syria Turkey announced Tuesday it is prepared to move into Syria to attack Kurdish rebels it considers terrorists as President Donald Trump defended Turkey on social media....
17:34, 2019-10-08

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria’s Assad 2 months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have achieved little to no gain for Pres...
10:00, 2019-07-13

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Trump defends his Syria pullout against Republican criticism U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended himself against fierce criticism from fellow Republicans over his decision to clear U.S. troops out of northern Syria, which has allowed Turkey to att...
21:34, 2019-10-09

Trump threatens to 'obliterate' Turkey's economy over Syria President Donald Trump on Monday launched a harsh attack on NATO ally Turkey, threatening to destroy its economy if Ankara takes a planned military strike in Syria too far even though the U.S. leader ...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two countries had maintained contacts about the Middle Ea...
12:34, 2019-06-29

Syria: new Idlib clashes sow 'total panic' among civilians, UN says Senior official says government offensive would be ‘playing with fire’ after truce collapsesFresh fighting around Syria’s jihadi-controlled enclave of Idlib has triggered “total panic” among civilians...
23:00, 2019-08-08

Iraq to open border-crossing with Syria on Monday Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has approved the reopening on Monday of the Qaim border-crossing with Syria, state news agency INA said, the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Syr...
07:17, 2019-09-28

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow.....
18:01, 2019-06-05

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Donald Trump cleared the way for a Turkish operation a...
03:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey Intensifies Syria Campaign; US Warns Of "Serious Consequences" Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican......
19:34, 2019-10-11

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
20:34, 2019-05-31

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others. St...
05:17, 2019-06-02

The Latest: Trump says US moved IS fighters held in Syria President Donald Trump says the U.S. has moved some of the most dangerous Islamic State fighters detained in Syria to an unknown location where they can be watched during the Turkish military incursio...
00:34, 2019-10-10

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such fl...
16:51, 2019-06-02

GOP senator defends Trump on Syria: ‘I’m not sure the president had a lot of choices’ Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to allow the Turkish invasion of northern Syria that has resulted in the slaughter of Kurdish fighters — casting the Mid...
12:17, 2019-10-14

Trump Declares ‘Time for Us to Get Out’ of Syria as Allies Object President Trump’s decision to clear the way for a Turkish military operation drew fire from top Republican supporters, who called it shortsighted and irresponsible....
17:00, 2019-10-07

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past...
05:00, 2019-06-03

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
01:51, 2019-07-14

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
17:51, 2019-06-03

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday...
09:34, 2019-07-23

Syria Says it Agrees to Cease-fire in Rebel Stronghold The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in the rebel-held enclave, following a petition from 10 ...
00:34, 2019-08-02

Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy over Syria President Trump on Monday threatened to “obliterate” Turkey’s economy should the NATO ally do anything “off limits” in Syria. “As I have stated strongly before, and just ...
18:34, 2019-10-07

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government ...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Turkey open to new deal on British IS fighters in Syria Turkey will seek a new way for Britain to deal with its Islamic State (IS) militants and dependants held in Syria if they fall under Turkish control, the ambassador to London has said....
01:34, 2019-10-10

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in Syria's Afrin city, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a monitor said....
18:17, 2019-07-11

Blast in Turkey-administered Syria town kills at least 9 Turkish state media and Syrian rescuers say a car bomb went off at the entrance to a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkish forces and allied Syrian fighters, killing at least nine people...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
15:34, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Russian private military contractors in Syria MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 6:55 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says that Russian private military contractors have been ...
18:51, 2019-06-20

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for a holiday might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleein...
14:51, 2019-08-18

Hospitals deliberately targeted in Syria's Idlib province Sky News has seen documents which suggest the deliberate targeting of hospitals in Syria - which can be used as evidence of an international war crime - as regime troops close in on Idlib....
08:34, 2019-08-30

Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria....
14:00, 2019-09-09

France says securing military in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawal France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area followin...
07:51, 2019-10-14

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that many fear will destabilize the region. The offensive threatens to create a huge chasm between Turkey and the US....
05:00, 2019-10-10

Among Canadian ISIS detainees in Syria, women far outnumber men At least 11 Canadian women are believed to be at the Al Hawl and Roj detention camps in northern Syria, while Global News found only five men imprisoned in the region who identified as Canadians....
14:17, 2019-10-12

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog sa...
08:34, 2019-08-08

U.N. chief calls for restraint in northeast Syria -U.N. spokesman U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all parties in northeast Syria to exercise maximum restraint, his spokesman said on Monday after the United States began pulling troops back from the ...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 Syrian state media say Israeli warplanes have attacked military positions in central Syria, with a missile near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21...
07:34, 2019-07-01

Pompeo accuses Syria of using chemical weapons in May attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, said that the United States has concluded that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in an att...
13:17, 2019-09-27

Trump faces bipartisan criticism for Syria withdrawal The criticism came as Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that both chambers are readying a joint resolution urging the president to reverse his decision....
06:17, 2019-10-14

Russia Bombed Four Syria Hospitals In 12 Hours In May: Report Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday....
05:51, 2019-10-14

Pompeo: Iran lied to Britain, sold oil to Syria U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the European Union Wednesday to condemn Iran for delivering some 2.1 million barrels of crude oil to Syria after reassuring Britain it would not do so....
06:00, 2019-10-10

Turkey not satisfied with talks with U.S. on Syria 'safe zone' Turkey is not satisfied with talks with the United States on establishing a "safe zone" in northern Syria and will act alone if there is no progress, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-09-27

US Leaves "High-Value" ISIS Detainees Behind In Syria: Report The American military was unable to carry out a plan to transfer about five dozen "high value" Islamic State detainees out of Kurdish-run wartime prisons, The New York Times (NYT) reported on Sunday....
05:51, 2019-10-14

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
09:17, 2019-06-14

GOP Allies Criticize President Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Announcement (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria drew quick criticism Monday from some of his closest allies in Congress, as well as Kur...
01:00, 2019-10-08

Macron says Turkey's Syria offensive may create humanitarian crisis France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that i...
20:17, 2019-10-13

Satellite images show Iran oil tanker sought by US off Syria Satellite images appear to show the once-detained Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya-1 near the Syrian port of Tartus, despite U.S. efforts to seize the vessel...
08:51, 2019-09-07

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what officials said could have been a spillover of an Israeli strike on S...
10:51, 2019-07-01

2 ISIS-linked British captives in Syria taken into US custody, officials say A senior U.S. defense official told Fox News Wednesday that they moved two British militants believed to be part of an Islamic State group which beheaded hostages out of a detention center in Syria an...
10:34, 2019-10-10

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that ...
02:00, 2019-05-22

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Id...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Iraq reopens Syria crossing in win for mutual ally Iran Iraq reopened its Qaim border-crossing with Syria on Monday after eight years of closure amid regional turmoil, in the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Damascus and a win for their mut...
17:00, 2019-09-30

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from ...
12:34, 2019-08-14

Turkey, US To Set Up "Joint Operation Centre" For North Syria: Ministry Turkey and the United States have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage the tensions between Kurdish and Turkish forces in northern Syria, Ankara said Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-08-08

The Guardian view on Syria and Trump: a disaster, still being made | Editorial The US president was warned about the consequences of betraying the Kurds. Now he can see them, and he still doesn’t care“Total disaster,” wrote the former US anti-Islamic State envoy, Brett McGurk, o...
00:51, 2019-10-14

Breaking with Trump, U.S. Republicans press for response to Turkey over Syria U.S. Republicans condemned President Donald Trump's Syria policy on Wednesday after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters, a rare break from the White House that had some calli...
01:34, 2019-10-10

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that the Libyan situation was deteriorating....
23:17, 2019-07-04

U.S. concludes Assad regime was responsible for May chlorine attack in Syria Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States has concluded that Syrian President Bashar-al Assad carried out a chemical attack on Syria in May....
04:17, 2019-09-27

Car bomb detonates at jail in Syria holding IS prisoners: monitor, SDF A car bomb exploded overnight at a prison holding Islamic State detainees in the city of Hasaka in northeastern Syria, forcing Syrian Kurdish-led security forces to send reinforcements to prevent an e...
14:17, 2019-10-12

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
23:00, 2019-10-09

'Unfortunate': McMaster criticizes Trump's Syria troop withdrawal Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster criticized President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria, saying the deployment was "immensely helpful" to U.S. security and...
05:34, 2019-10-11

U.S. Sees Rising Threat in the West From Qaeda Branch in Syria American counterterrorism officials are voicing alarm about a Qaeda affiliate in Syria that they say is plotting attacks from the country’s northwest....
14:00, 2019-09-30

Turkey says work on Syria 'safe zone' not yielding results Turkey does not think its efforts with the United States to form a "safe zone" in northeast Syria will yield the results it wants and is ready to take action itself, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu ...
01:00, 2019-10-04

US briefing: impeachment battle, Syria crisis and California power Wednesday’s top story: White House refuses to cooperate with inquiry, threatening constitutional crisis. Plus, How Bong Joon-ho returned home to make his masterpieceSubscribe now to receive the mornin...
15:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. Sanctions Russian Firm For Alleged Fuel Sales To Syria The Trump administration imposed sanctions on a Moscow-based firm and five vessels the Treasury Department said shipped fuel to Syria used to support the Assad regime’s bombing campaigns against civil...
22:17, 2019-09-26

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra....
19:17, 2019-05-21

People flee border town in northeast Syria: witness A witness in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad told Reuters that sounds of explosions rang out and smoke was rising nearby along the border with Turkey, as people fled the town en masse on Wednesday....
16:34, 2019-10-09

Retiring GOP Rep. John Shimkus won't support Trump after Syria pullout Retiring Republican Rep. John Shimkus is ending his support for President Donald Trump after this week‘s withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Syria-Turkey border, calling the move “despicable.”The Illin...
22:34, 2019-10-10

Russia won't get involved in conflict between Turkey, Syria: RIA cites lawmaker Russia will not get involved in the conflict between Turkey and Syria after Ankara launched an operation in Syria's northeast, the RIA news agency cited a senior Russian lawmaker as saying on Wednesda...
16:34, 2019-10-09

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
08:17, 2019-05-23

Parents of militant in Syria spared jail over sending cash LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British man who converted to Islam and supported the Islamic State group in Syria were given suspended prison sentences for trying to send him money. Organic farmer John...
18:17, 2019-06-21

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the terrorist group “consolidated its insurgency in Ira...
07:00, 2019-08-07

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warne...
16:34, 2019-08-08

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday,...
22:51, 2019-06-29

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to meet grieving parents of slain service members. Aske...
04:34, 2019-10-10

Foreign Isis fighters in Syria 'should face war crimes tribunal' Politicians in Kurdish-led region call for international help to de-radicalise regionForeign Islamic State fighters held in overcrowded prisons and lawless refugee camps in north-east Syria – includin...
12:34, 2019-10-02

Turkey cites disagreements with U.S. even as joint Syria patrols begin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking hours after joint U.S.-Turkey patrols began in northern Syria, said on Sunday Ankara and Washington have constantly disagreed over establishing the planned "...
18:34, 2019-09-08

Pompeo says Syria government used chlorine in May chemical weapon attack U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States concluded the government of President Bashir al-Assad in Syria used chlorine as a chemical weapon in a May attack as part of...
19:51, 2019-09-26

Sen. Van Hollen torches Trump’s Syria response: ‘For God's sakes, what are they waiting for?’ Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) admonished President Donald Trump for failing to punish Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria, asserting Sunday that senior administration officials “look ridiculous”...
12:17, 2019-10-14

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
10:01, 2019-05-22

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intelligence sources previously said Iranian-backed militias...
03:17, 2019-07-24

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
21:34, 2019-06-15

Trump Throws Middle East Policy Into Turmoil Over Syria After criticism that he was allowing a Turkish incursion into northern Syria, the president pivoted, saying he would prevent Turkey from going too far....
23:00, 2019-10-07

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has killed hundreds of people since late April, according ...
05:51, 2019-08-24

UN Security Council to meet after Turkey strikes against Kurds in Syria The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors Thursday to address the Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria. The discussion by the 15-member Security Council w...
21:34, 2019-10-09

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Iblid, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russia...
00:34, 2019-08-28

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launch...
22:51, 2019-06-18

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a local official and a war monitor said....
21:17, 2019-07-03

Pompeo says U.S. did not give green light to Turkey's Syria incursion The United States has not given Turkey a green light to invade Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but added that Ankara had "legitimate security concerns" and that President...
05:34, 2019-10-10