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Pence says U.S. to halt sanctions after Turkey ceasefire deal

Reuters - 2019-10-17 20:49
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that Washington will impose no further sanctions on Turkey once there is a ceasefire in northern Syria, and that it will withdraw existing sanctions once the Turkish military operation is done. ...

Turkey's operation in northern Syria splits Germany's migrant communities

Reuters - 2019-10-17 18:47
Turkey's military offensive in neighboring Syria is raising tensions among Germany's large Turkish, Kurdish and Syrian Arab communities, who are bitterly divided over the operation and have made conflicting demands of Berlin on how to respond. ...

German official condemns violent protests at Kurdish rallies

Washington Post - 2019-10-17 16:10
A senior German security official has condemned violence during protests by Kurds in Germany against Turkey’s military operation in northeastern Syria ...

Pence meets Erdogan to urge Turkey ends Syria operation

Reuters - 2019-10-17 15:07
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met on Thursday to discuss Ankara's military offensive in northeast Syria, Turkey's presidency said. ...

Kremlin says worried by humanitarian fallout from Turkey's Syria incursion

Reuters - 2019-10-17 12:19
The Kremlin said on Thursday it was concerned by the humanitarian situation in northern Syria following Turkey's decision to launch a military operation there. ...

Trump hits Turkey with sanctions over military operation against Kurds in Syria | Business Insider India

Businessinsider - 2019-10-17 11:17

Mike Pompeo to visit Israel to talk about Syria in aftermath of US troop withdrawal

Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 2019-10-16 22:41
Israel's prime minister condemned the ensuing military operation by Turkey and offered assistance to the Kurds, U.S. allies. The post Mike Pompeo to visit Israel to talk about Syria in aftermath of US troop withdrawal appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic ...

Turkey arrests 24 over criticism of offensive in Syrian Kurdistan: news agency

E-Kurd - 2019-10-16 21:48
ANKARA,— Turkish authorities have arrested 24 people for spreading “black propaganda” on social media about Ankara’s military operation in Syrian Kurdistan, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday. In the Kurdish region in northeast Syria, wh ...

Erdogan to Kurds: Put down your weapons and leave the border area and I’ll stop the military operation

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-16 19:13
By Anindita Ramaswamy and Ergin Hava dpa President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey’s military operation in Syria will end only if Syrian Kurdish fighters lay down their weapons and leave the border area. The offensive can only cease if “all terrorist ...

Qatar backs Turkey’s Military Operation in Syria despite Opposition from US

Globalvillagespace - 2019-10-16 16:37

Turkey says it will retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Syria offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-16 16:18
Turkey will retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Ankara's military operation into northeast Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that all threats and sanctions against Turkey were unacceptable. ...

Nine French Women Escape Detention Camp in NE Syria: France

BAS News - 2019-10-16 13:31
ERBIL — At least nine Islamic State (IS) affiliated women of French nationality have already escaped a detention camp in northeast Syria where Turkey is leading a massive military operation against the Kurds, said French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dri ...

Turkey arrests 24 over criticism of Syria offensive: news agency

Reuters - 2019-10-16 12:26
Turkish authorities have arrested 24 people for spreading "black propaganda" on social media about Ankara's military operation in Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday. ...

Kremlin: Turkey's Syria operation should not damage political process

Reuters - 2019-10-16 12:26
The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria should not to damage the political process in the country and that Ankara's actions there should be proportional. ...

Turkish foreign minister, U.S. national security adviser to meet in Ankara on Wednesday: ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-16 12:26
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien at 1245 GMT in Ankara on Wednesday, Turkey's foreign ministry said, as Turkey pressed on with its military operation in northeastern Syria. ...

Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-10-16 02:14

Russia says 'unacceptable' Turkish incursion into Syria must be temporary

Reuters - 2019-10-15 22:59
Russia called Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria "unacceptable" and said on Tuesday the operation had to be limited in time and scale, a rare broadside that suggests Moscow's patience with Ankara is wearing thin. ...

Security Council meets for the second time on the Turkish military operation on western Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2019-10-15 22:58

UK's Johnson and NATO's Stoltenberg: Turkish operation in Syria must end

Reuters - 2019-10-15 18:44
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg agreed Turkey's military operation against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria needed to end, a spokeswoman for Johnson's office said. ...

US-led coalition exits Manbij

TASS - 2019-10-15 18:40
On October 9, Ankara launched a military operation in northern Syria dubbed Peace Spring, which began with airstrikes on positions of Kurdish units ...

Lavrentiev denied Ankara’s operation cleared by Moscow in advance

ANF - 2019-10-15 15:45
Alexander Lavrentiev, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s envoy for Syria, said: "We had always urged Turkey to show restraint and always considered some kind of military operation on Syrian territory unacceptable.” ...

Kremlin envoy calls Turkish military operation in Syria 'unacceptable'

Reuters - 2019-10-15 14:07
The Kremlin's envoy for Syria on Tuesday called Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria "unacceptable" and denied Ankara's operation had been cleared by Moscow in advance, Russian news agencies reported. ...

Britain to halt new defense export licences to Turkey: Raab

Reuters - 2019-10-15 13:38
Britain is to halt new arms export licences to Turkey as a result of concern over its military operation against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, the foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday. ...

Turkey players salute Syria operation after goal against France

Reuters - 2019-10-15 13:38
Turkish footballers celebrated their goal in a 1-1 draw against world champions France with a military salute to soldiers fighting in northeast Syria, raising the risk of a UEFA investigation after a similar gesture three days ago. ...

NATO worried about effects of Turkey's Syria offensive on fight against Islamic State

Reuters - 2019-10-15 13:38
NATO is concerned about the consequences of Turkey's military operation in northeastern Syria on the fight against Islamic State, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday. ...

Volkswagen delays plan on new plant in Turkey over incursion

ANF - 2019-10-15 12:22
Volkswagen has decided to delay a final decision on a 1.3 billion-euro ($1.4 billion) car plant investment in Turkey, the first sign of the economic fallout from Ankara’s military operation in Syria. ...

Turkey's offensive in Syria: Syrian Kurds flee to northern Iraq

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-15 11:37
First group of Syrian Kurds arrives in northern Iraq after fleeing Turkey's military operation in north Syria. ...

Turkey’s Erdogan presses offensive in Syria boosted by a nationalist surge at home

Washington Post - 2019-10-15 01:39
Condemned abroad, the military operation against Syrian Kurds has generated little public debate in Turkey. ...

Kremlin says Turkey's military operation in Syria must be proportionate

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-15 00:52
The Kremlin was commenting as Russia-backed Syrian forces deployed deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier, less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. ...

Kremlin says Turkey's military operation in Syria must be proportionate

Reuters - 2019-10-14 18:55
Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Monday that Russia wanted Turkey to ensure its military incursion into northern Syria was proportionate with the situation. ...

NATO's Stoltenberg defends approach to Turkey's Syria offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-14 13:16
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's military operation against Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria, saying that the military alliance should not lose its unity in the fight against Islamic State. ...

France Concerned about Safety of Its Forces in NE Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-14 09:19
ERBIL — France is taking measures to secure the safety of its armed forces and civilian personnel currently in north east Syria where Turkey is carrying out a massive military operation, government said in a statement on Monday. “Measures will be taken i ...

Yezidi Leader Rejects Turkish Operation Against Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-10-13 23:54
ERBIL - The world Mir of Yezidis, Mir Hazim Tahseen Bag, has rejected any military campaigns by Turkey against the Kurdish people in Syria, urging Ankara to use diplomatic means to address its disputes with the Kurdish people in the neighboring country. ...

France and Germany urge Turkey to end the invasion operation

ANF - 2019-10-13 20:44
Reactions against Turkey's military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria continue to grow. ...

President Nechirvan Barzani: “War paves the way for the resurgence of more serious and vicious terror campaigns.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-13 16:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga President Nechirvan Barzani says the Kurdistan Region is deeply concerned about the military operation in Syria. In a statement on Thursday, the President of the Kurdistan Region called upon the international community ...

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately

Reuters - 2019-10-13 16:14
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spokeswoman said. ...

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates | Syria News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-13 14:07

The Hill: Graham, Van Hollen announce new Turkey sanctions

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-13 06:21
Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on Wednesday announced that they have reached an agreement on new sanctions against Turkey after the country launched a military operation in northern Syria. ADVERTISEMENT “I am pleased to have re ...

PACE President: Turkey must end military operation

ANF - 2019-10-12 20:36
The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Liliane Maury Pasquier, issued a written statement ...

Arab League: Turkey violating sovereignity with occupation

ANF - 2019-10-12 19:11
The Arab League met today and called Turkey's military operation an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggression on its sovereignty". ...

Kurdish MP demands closure of Qatar’s Al Jazeera TV office in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-12 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan,— A Kurdish lawmaker called on Friday for closing the offices of Qatar’s Al Jazeera television in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region over the Gulf country’s support for the Turkish military operation against Kurdish forces in Syrian Ku ...

Turkey's Syria offensive an 'invasion': Arab League secretary general

Reuters - 2019-10-12 18:29
Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday led Arab foreign ministers in lambasting Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria as an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggression on its sovereignty". ...

Turkey's Syria offensive 'invasion' of Arab land: Arab League secretary general

Reuters - 2019-10-12 14:35
Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday called Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggression on its sovereignty". ...

BCF Reaffirms Readiness to Deliver Aid to Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-12 10:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) has reaffirmed its readiness to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilians in the Syrian Kurdistan, who have been affected by the Turkish operation. Turkey has begun a military operation against the Kur ...

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say

CNN - 2019-10-12 02:08
Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Donald Trump cleared the way for a Turkish operation against them. ...

Eight civilians killed in shelling of Turkish city near border with Syria — media

TASS - 2019-10-12 01:49
Ankara is currently conducting a military operation against the PKK and YPG to the east of the Euphrates river in Syria ...

Turkey says 399 "terrorists" neutralized in military operation in Syria's north — media

TASS - 2019-10-12 00:34
On October 9, Ankara announced the launch of Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, which began with airstrikes on Kurdish positions ...

President Barzani: We Spare No Effort to Stop the War

KRG-Spain - 2019-10-12 00:04
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 10 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani says the Kurdistan Region is deeply concerned about the military operation in Syria. In a statement on Thursday, the President of the Kurdistan Region called upon the international commu ...

Turkey loses it’s first soldier in Syrian clash with Kurdish fighters

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-11 19:59
dpa, Hamburg, Germany A Turkish soldier was killed in the cross-border offensive in north-eastern Syria, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Friday. This is Turkey’s first reported military fatality in Operation Peace Spring that started on Wednesday. Th ...

Turkey’s Erdoğan uses military operation to overcome domestic troubles – BirGün | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-11 19:31

People protest Turkish invasion of northern Syria in Piranshahr

ANF - 2019-10-11 19:02
Reactions against the Turkish regime’s military operation to invade northern Syria continue growing. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack in Syria: ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-11 18:46
Two Turkish soldiers were killed after a mortar attack hit the area near a military post in a part of northern Syria where Ankara mounted an operation against Kurdish militants last year, the defense ministry said on Friday. ...

Looming humanitarian crisis as Turkey launches its military operation east of the Euphrates - Syria Direct

Syriadirect - 2019-10-11 18:09

US "Strongly Encourages" Turkey to Discontinue Actions in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-11 17:52
ERBIL - The US has "strongly encouraged" its NATO ally Turkey to discontinue its military operation against the Kurdish forces in northeast of Syria "before it becomes irreparable." Pentagon Press Secretary Alyssa Farah wrote on Friday on Twitter that US ...

Turkey Condemns NATO Allies for Arming Kurdish 'Terrorists' in Syria: 'This Is Your Hypocrisy'

Newsweek - 2019-10-11 13:53
Turkey is facing widespread condemnation for its military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria. ...

Turkish police detain 11 over social media criticism of military operation | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-11 13:46

Russia calls on Turkey, others to exercise restraint in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-11 13:37
Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday called on Turkey and others to show restraint in northeast Syria, a sign of Moscow's growing concern about a Turkish military operation there against Kurdish forces. ...

The Latest: Incident outside Turkish Embassy in Ukraine

Washington Times - 2019-10-11 13:33
BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northeastern Syria in a military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters there (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Several unidentified people have attacked protesters outside the Turkish Embassy in the Ukraini ...

The Only Hospital in Syria’s Tel Abyad Closed as Turkish Operation Rages

BAS News - 2019-10-11 13:05
ERBIL — The only public hospital in the Syrian border town of Tel Abyad has been forced to shut down as the Turkish military operation into East Euphrates continues for the third day. French Medecins Sans Frontiers, which was supporting the hospital befo ...

Putin says Turkey's Syria operation may allow militants to escape: Ifax

Reuters - 2019-10-11 12:33
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that Islamic State militants held in northeast Syria could escape as a result of a Turkish military operation there, the Interfax news agency reported. ...

Putin warns jailed militants may escape amid Turkey's Syria operation: Ifax

Reuters - 2019-10-11 11:46
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that Islamic State militants held in northeast Syria could escape from jail as a result of a Turkish military operation there, the Interfax news agency reported. ...

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say

The New Mail - 2019-10-11 06:59
A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far… The post Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say appeared fi ...

Turkey says 277 "terrorists" neutralized in military operation in Syria's north — media

TASS - 2019-10-11 06:44
On October 9, Ankara announced the launch of Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, which began with airstrikes on Kurdish positions ...

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ | UN News

UN - 2019-10-11 03:23

The story explained in four maps

BBC - 2019-10-11 02:25
The Turkish military says the operation aims to create a "safe zone" in Kurdish-held territory. ...

Turkish police fire water cannon at protesters Kurdish leaders in Turkey placed under criminal investigation after being accused of criticising Ankara’s military operation in Syria October 11, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-11 01:44

KRG Preparing for Any Possible Exodus of Syrian Kurds: Official

BAS News - 2019-10-11 00:37
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government is making all preparations to take in Kurds escaping from the Syrian Kurdish areas after the start of the Turkish military operation in the area, said a Kurdish official. On Wednesday, the Turkish army together w ...

Demonstrations in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah against military operation in western Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2019-10-10 21:41

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-10 21:00
Thousands of civilians flee from border areas as Turkey presses assault against Kurdish forces for second straight day. ...

Turkey does not see lasting negative economic impact from Syria operation

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
The Turkish Treasury does not expect there to be a lasting negative impact on the country's economy from its military incursion in northeast Syria, a Treasury official told Reuters on Thursday. ...

Erdogan says operation aims to send Syrians back to their homes

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
Turkey's military incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria is aimed at restoring the region's demographic structure and sending Syrians back to their own homes, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. ...

Turkey presses offensive in Syria, Erdogan hits out at critics

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
Turkey pressed its military offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Thursday, shelling towns and bombing targets from the air in an operation that has forced thousands of people to flee their homes. ...

Turkey military operation much larger than anticipated: analysts

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-10 13:37
Tactic is to advance into Arab-majority areas and drive a wedge between YPG-controlled territory, observers say. ...

Turkey's Erdogan defends Syria incursion after wave of criticism

Reuters - 2019-10-10 13:10
President Tayyip Erdogan defended Turkey's incursion into Syria on Thursday after a wave of international criticism, saying the military operation would support Syria's territorial integrity by confronting Kurdish control of the country's northeast. ...

As EU candidate, Turkey must align with EU foreign policy: Commission

Reuters - 2019-10-10 13:10
Turkey must consider that its bid to join the European Union requires it to adhere to EU foreign policy, the bloc's executive Commission said on Thursday, again rejecting Ankara's military operation in northern Syria. ...

Trump says Syrian Kurds ‘didn’t help us in Normandy’, they are fighting for their land

E-Kurd - 2019-10-10 12:10
WASHINGTON,— The Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan facing a Turkish military operation did not “help us in Normandy,” US President Donald Trump said Wednesday, defending his widely-criticized decision to clear the way for the assault. The Kurdish forces– which t ...

Fears over humanitarian impact of Turkey's military offensive

CNN - 2019-10-10 11:24
Concerns are growing over the humanitarian impact caused by Turkey's military offensive into northeastern Syria, an operation that has sparked a political firestorm in the United States over the fate of US-allied Kurds in the area. ...

America Will Not Prevent Turkey’s Military Operation Against the Kurds in Syria — Valdai Club

Valdaiclub - 2019-10-10 11:14

Turkey's Military Operation in Syria Has Begun Days After U.S. Withdrawal

Thedailybeast - 2019-10-10 09:26

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-10 06:06
President Trump is continuing to face bipartisan backlash after Turkish forces launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin, Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason an ...

Turkish forces cross into Syria in offensive against the Kurds Large explosions rocked the town of Ras Al Ain as Turkey began a military operation in north-east Syria October 9, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-10 06:00

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Washington Post - 2019-10-10 03:38
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has begun a military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria ...

Republican anger at Trump grows over 'sickening' attack on allies

CNN - 2019-10-10 02:40
Turkey launched its military operation to flush Kurds allied with the US out of northeastern Syria Wednesday, sparking outrage in Congress and creating rare bipartisan unity about the risks to Kurds, US national security interests, regional stability and ...

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report

NDTV - 2019-10-10 02:37

Breaking with Trump, U.S. Republicans press for response to Turkey over Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-10 00:46
U.S. Republicans condemned President Donald Trump's Syria policy on Wednesday after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters, a rare break from the White House that had some calling for "devastating" sanctions against the NATO ally. ...

Lira Slumps as Trump Warns Turkey Over Military Operation

Yahoo - 2019-10-09 23:37

Turkey Starts Ground Operation in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-09 23:10
ERBIL - Only hours after an air operation against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria on Wednesday afternoon, Turkey also declared a ground military campaign in the region. According to the local reports, the Turkish airstrikes and artillery shellin ...

Kurdistan Parliament Calls for End to Turkish Military Operation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-09 23:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement overnight Wednesday to express concern over the Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas of north east Syria, calling for an end to the operation. The statement warned that fragile situati ...

In Pictures: Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-09 23:07
Ankara has said it will target ISIL and Kurdish fighters near its border and wants to create a 'safe zone' inside Syria. ...

Five civilians dead, tens injured in Turkish military operation on Syrian border

TASS - 2019-10-09 22:47
The Arab-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces said three of its fighters had been killed ...

Iran's parliament speaker cancels Turkey visit after military launch: TV

Reuters - 2019-10-09 22:24
Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani has canceled his scheduled trip to Turkey, Iranian state TV reported, after Ankara launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday. ...

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery begin offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-09 22:24
Turkey attacked Kurdish militia positions in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery barrages in a cross-border military operation just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area. ...

Turkey begins assault on Kurdish forces in Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-09 22:18
Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. U.S. officials confirmed there were airstrikes in the region but said there was no coordination with Turkey on any air operations. CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Wi ...

Turkey Says Military Ground Incursion Has Begun: Syria Update

Seattle Times - 2019-10-09 22:07
(Bloomberg) — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally announced the beginning of a military offensive into northeastern Syria, three days after President Donald Trump said the U.S. wouldn’t stand in the way. Erdogan said the operation, code-name ...

U.N. Security Council to discuss Syria on Thursday after Turkey takes military action: diplomats

Reuters - 2019-10-09 20:52
The United Nations Security Council will meet on Syria behind closed-doors on Thursday, diplomats said, after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in the northeast of the country. ...

Why Turkey is invading northern Syria Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters, just days after US troops pulled back from the area October 9, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-09 20:50

Pentagon Says It Doesn't Endorse Turkish Military Operation in Syria — Naharnet

Naharnet - 2019-10-09 20:42

Turkish military operation underway in Syria, Kurdish fighters seek cover as U.S. support is now where to be found

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-09 20:13
By Nabih Bulos Los Angeles Times Turkey launched its incursion into areas of northern Syria on Wednesday to excise a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia, Turkish officials said on Wednesday. The move frustrates calls by U.S. lawmakers to prevent what many believe ...

Local civilians flee Ras al-Ayn as Turkish military operation begins

TASS - 2019-10-09 20:09
Earlier, the Kurdish combatants affiliated with the coalition Syrian Democratic Forces declared total mobilization in the border areas for resistance to Turkish forces ...

Turkey informs international community of its military operation in Syria

TASS - 2019-10-09 20:09
Ankara announced Wednesday that it had launched its military operation dubbed Peace Spring in north Syria - the operation started with the Turkish Air Force’s strikes against Kurdish positions ...
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