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US warns Turkey over civilians caught in Syria assault

The United States warned its NATO ally Turkey on Monday it is "deeply concerned" after a Turkish-led assault on the Syrian city of Afrin triggered an exodus of Kurdish civilians.

published on : 20th March 2018

Manbij: ex-IS hub in north Syria, now in Turkey's sights

Amid escalating fears of a possible confrontation between Turkish and US forces in Manbij, just 30 kilometres (19 miles) south of the Turkish border, here is a short history of the strategic town.

published on : 20th March 2018

Syria slams Turkey 'occupation' of Afrin, demands withdrawal

Ankara and allied rebel groups captured the city from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) on Sunday, after a two-month offensive on the broader Afrin region.

published on : 20th March 2018

What does Turkey's seizure of Afrin mean for Syria war?

The capture of Afrin from the Kurds by Turkish-led fighters on Sunday could have major repercussions for Syria's protracted war.  

published on : 19th March 2018

Turkey's offensive in Syria: A timeline

The US State Department calls on Turkey to "exercise restraint", but Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Ankara has "legitimate" security concerns and had warned Washington prior to the operation.

published on : 18th March 2018

European Union unlocks new 3 billion euro Turkey migrant deal tranche

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants crossing from Turkey into Greek islands must be returned to Turkey.

published on : 14th March 2018

Thirteen dead in inferno after Turkey bus crash

Pictures showed that the bus had been reduced to a burnt-out shell by the fire that erupted after the crash.

published on : 13th March 2018

Funds crunch threatens to derail blind judo dreams

Visually impaired judokas are in search of a black cat in the darkness! Ten of them have qualified for the world championship for blind to be held in Turkey from April 19.

published on : 11th March 2018

Turkey's president Erdogan slams NATO for lack of support in Syria

Turkey's president has criticized NATO for not supporting the country's ongoing military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters in Syria.

published on : 10th March 2018

Turkish court jails 25 journalists over Gulen links

The journalists have been sentenced 25 journalists to prison terms of up to seven and a half years over links to the group blamed by Turkey for the 2016 failed coup

published on : 9th March 2018

Turkey could retaliate US tariffs with duties on cotton

Turkey, home to a major textile industry and companies that supply global fashion brands such as Zara, Adidas and Nike, imported USD 519 million worth of US cotton in 2016.

published on : 6th March 2018

Turkey detains 12 Islamic State suspects, seeks 8 others

According to the statement, they are suspected of trying to recruit members for the extremist group and were allegedly in contact with people in "conflict zones."

published on : 5th March 2018

US embassy in Turkey to be closed over 'security threat'

The embassy was the target in 2013 of a suicide bombing claimed by a far-left group that killed a Turkish security guard.

published on : 5th March 2018

Turkey presses ahead with crackdown on Gulen network

Turkey accuses a network led by U. S.based cleric Fethullah Gulen of masterminding a military coup attempt in July 2016.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Eight Turkish soldiers killed in Syria, 13 wounded

The day's toll brings the number of Turkish soldiers killed since the launch of operation "Olive Branch" to at least 40

published on : 2nd March 2018
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