Manbij is Erdogan's next military target in Syria...why?

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 02:25 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed that his next target, after occupying Afrin city, will be the city of Manbij

Turkey sits on a tightrope in Syria, threatens ISIS revival

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 04:02 GMT

Operation Olive Branch had the opportunity to seriously strain the delicate balance of power in Syria, and the capture of Afrin city affirms Turkey’s ambitions in the long term

Egypt condemns Turkey’s ‘occupation’ of Afrin

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 07:18 GMT

Egypt on Monday condemned Turkey’s “occupation” of northern Syria’s city of Afrin and the human rights violations carried out by Turkish troops in the city.

Turkish occupation of Afrin: The game and gamble for Syria

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 02:58 GMT

Fifty-eight days after Ankara instigated Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish army and its allied mercenaries have raised the Turkish flag in Afrin city centre

Syrian rebel fighters enter Afrin town, say Kurdish forces have pulled out

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 - 10:52 GMT

Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin, taking control of the town center after Kurdish YPG forces pulled out.

Thousands more Syrians flee their homes as two battles rage

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Thousands of civilians streamed out of their towns on Saturday to escape battles in the north and south of Syria.

More than 150,000 people in Syria's Afrin displaced

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 10:04 GMT

More than 150,000 people have been displaced in the last few days from Syria's Afrin town.

Death and exodus as two Syria assaults escalate

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Air strikes killed dozens of civilians in Eastern Ghouta on Friday and forced thousands more to flee.

Turkey is isolating the Kurds in Afrin, but who will ultimately be alone?

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 05:11 GMT

Fifty-five days since the launch of Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish-led military assault has made significant gains against Kurdish positions in Afrin.

Syrian forces press Ghouta advance despite calls to end 'bloodbath'

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Syria's regime pressed its relentless offensive on Eastern Ghouta Monday as diplomats at the United Nations.

Eight Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded in clashes in Syria's Afrin

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Eight Turkish soldiers were killed and another 13 were wounded in clashes in northwest Syria's Afrin region on Thursday, Turkey's armed forces said.

Turkey not in direct talks with Syria, but its messages being conveyed: Erdogan spox

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 09:48 GMT

Turkey is not in direct talks with the Syrian government, but its messages are being indirectly conveyed to Damascus, said President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman.

Stakes rise in Turkish Afrin attack as pro-Assad militia arrive

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 08:51 GMT

Turkey shelled Afrin overnight on Tuesday and showed no sign of slackening its assault on the Kurdish-held region despite the arrival of pro-Syrian government militia there, a war monitor said.

Syrian govt fighters start to enter Afrin: Hezbollah media unit

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 02:16 GMT

Popular Forces fighters that support the Syrian government have started to enter the Kurdish-held Afrin region in northwest Syria coming from Aleppo.

ANALYSIS: Turkey is isolated, is its military to blame?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 04:54 GMT

Turkey’s foreign policy under Erdoğan has led Ankara astray from its western allies and has done little to build bridges with its easterly neighbors

Pro-Assad forces to enter Syria's Afrin: state media

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 11:33 GMT

Militias allied to the Syrian government will enter the Afrin region within hours, state media reported on Monday.

Turkey denies allegation of chemical attack in Syria

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, its foreign minister said.

Turkish army hit village in Syria's Afrin with suspected gas: Syria

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - 11:49 GMT

Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group said the Turkish military carried out a suspected gas attack that wounded six people in Syria's Afrin region.

Turkish helicopter shot down by Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 03:50 GMT

A Turkish army helicopter was shot down by Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters near the north Syrian town of Afrin.

Turkish army shells school, water plant in Afrin: YPG

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 08:57 GMT

Syrian Kurdish fighters accused the Turkish army Wednesday of shelling a primary school and a water plant in Syria's Afrin