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Turkish-led forces advance into Syrian border town, fighting rages

10 October, 2019 12:23 pm 12:23 pm

ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into the border town of Ras al Ain in northeast Syria but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying it had taken the town centre, and Kurdish-led forces denying that and saying they were counter-attacking. Turkey pursued its four-day-old, cross-border offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia despite … Read More


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Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off...

10 October, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, announcing the start of the action, said the aim was … Read More