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Turkish army says launches new strikes on Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Added: 20.01.2018 8:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

January 20, 2018 4:26 PM
ANKARA (AFP) - The Turkish army said it launched new strikes Saturday (Jan 20) against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in northern Syria, amid mounting expectations of a cross-border ground operation.


Civilian deaths in 2017 US-led anti-ISIL push 'triple'

Added: 19.01.2018 20:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Monitor says US-led coalition fighting ISIL in Iraq and Syria killed up to 6,102 civilians in 2017.

Tags: Syria, Iraq

Preparing Our Middle East Partners to Fight Their Own Battles

Added: 19.01.2018 20:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

, WP
FORT POLK, La. -- In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S. Army is applying the military lesson of the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq: Help your partners beat the enemy, but don't try to do the fighting yourself.

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Refugees found frozen in Lebanon near Syria border

Added: 19.01.2018 18:44 | 2 views | 0 comments

Lebanese army says 10 people crossing from Syria into Lebanon die after after snowstorm hits border area.


Syrian refugees: Lebanon's camps worsen in the cold

Added: 19.01.2018 16:12 | 3 views | 0 comments

The UN's refugee agency says it's not getting the money it needs to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon through another harsh winter.


Turkey shells Syria's Afrin region, minister says operation has begun

Added: 19.01.2018 15:57 | 4 views | 0 comments

Turkish artillery fired into Syria's Afrin region on Friday in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area.


Russia 'moving' military observers in Syria's Afrin

Added: 19.01.2018 11:51 | 8 views | 0 comments

Turkey official tells Al Jazeera Russia is moving forces away from likely conflict areas ahead of planned operation.


Judge set to sentence Ohio man who plotted US attacks

Added: 19.01.2018 5:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is set to be sentenced.

Tags: Syria, Ohio

France to target toxic gas attacks

Added: 18.01.2018 21:36 | 19 views | 0 comments

France has asked 30 countries to work together to preserve evidence of chemical weapons attacks and impose sanctions on those responsible for using toxic gas in Syria.

Tags: Syria, France

US troops will remain in Syria, says Tillerson

Added: 18.01.2018 21:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

January 19, 2018 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has committed America to an indefinite military presence in Syria, citing a range of policy goals that extend far beyond the defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as conditions for troops to go home.


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