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Sunday, January 26, 2020

SYRIA

SYRIA

The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement  for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire north-eastern Syrian border after...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants Syrian government forces to move out of areas near the border so up to two million refugees can...
Fighting continues in Syria despite ceasefire

Fighting has continued in a Syrian town at the centre of the battle between Turkey and Kurdish forces despite a US-brokered ceasefire. Shelling and smoke...
Syrian forces clash with Turkey

Syrian forces have entered the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking a path for the Turkish military to establish a “safe zone” free of...

Turkey’s president has said he will not halt its military offensive in northeast Syria, despite growing pressure and sanctions from Nato allies. President Recep Tayyip...

Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has voiced “deep concern” about the consequences of Turkey’s military intervention in northern Syria. Mr Stoltenberg discussed the situation at a...

Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish...

Syrian government troops will deploy along the border with Turkey to help Kurdish fighters fend off Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, the Kurds said,...
Syria

Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces have reached a strategic highway in northeastern Syria as the offensive against Kurdish fighters enters its fourth day, according to...

Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara’s offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted and the number...