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Turkey Announces "Two More Martyrs" After Military Helicopter Brought Down In Syria


© AFP/File | Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch in northern Syria on January 20, targeting the Kurdish YPG militia

ANKARA (AFP) – Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said two Turkish military personnel were killed when a helicopter was downed during Ankara’s military offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria.”At this stage, we can say that one out of two helicopters was downed. 271 more words

Turkey responds to cautionary remarks from France about its military operation in northern Syria -- "Insults"

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey on Thursday dismissed cautionary remarks from France about its military operation in northern Syria as “insults”, signaling continued strain between Ankara and its NATO allies over the incursion. 366 more words

Turkey army confirms start of new 'Olive Branch' operation inside Syria

Turkish tanks are parked near the Syrian border at Hassa, in Hatay province, as part of operation “Olive Branch,” launched a few days ago. The operation aims to oust the People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia, which Turkey considers to be a terror group, from its enclave of Afrin. 163 more words


Protests at Turkish Cypriot paper over Syria operation 'occupation slur'


© AFP | Protesters climb the building of Turkish Cypriot newspaper “Afrika Gazetesi” as they remove its sign in the northern sector of divided Cyprus… 369 more words

U.S. Calls Iran Strategic Threat in Syria

For the #Trump administration, it has been a war of words with the #Iranian regime, primarily focused on Iran’s actions within the Middle East region. Various members of the administration have pointed to Iran’s actions in Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen as examples of its meddling, a sign that the influence of this regime’s fundamentalism is spreading. 714 more words

Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes


© AFP/File | A Syrian Sukhoi Su-22 flies over a rebel-held area on the outskirts of Damascus in this file picture taken on November 18, 2017… 271 more words

Turkey to complete wall along Iranian border by spring 2019

REUTERS | Published — Wednesday 10 January 2018

A Turkish soldier patrols along a wall on the border line between Turkey and Syria. (Reuters/file)

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