Tag: Syria

Eight killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled northeast Syria

Eight people were killed when a bomb exploded on Sunday in an area of northeast Syria controlled by Turkish troops and their...

Russia deploys military helicopters to patrol Syria-Turkey border – Ifax

Russia has deployed military helicopters to patrol an area near Syria's border with Turkey in order to help protect Russia military police working on...

U.S. releases Baghdadi raid video, warns of likely retribution attack

The Pentagon on Wednesday released its first images from last weekend's commando raid in Syria that led to the death of Islamic...

Updated: Trump says Islamic State leader Baghdadi dead in U.S. forces...

President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a raid by U.S. special forces...

More Russian military police arrive in Syria under peace deal with...

Around 300 more Russian military police have arrived in Syria, the defence ministry said on Friday, under an accord between Ankara and Moscow which...

Russian police deploy in Syria’s Kobani, Trump calls ceasefire ‘permanent’

Russian military police started to deploy on Syria's northeast border on Wednesday under a deal with Turkey to drive out Kurdish fighters,...

Turkey will resume Syria assault if U.S. promises not met –...

Kurdish forces are continuing to withdraw in northeast Syria but Turkey will resume its military assault there once a U.S.-brokered ceasefire expires...

Uprooted by war, Kurdish families stuck at Syria-Iraq border crossing

Made homeless when Turkish shells slammed into his house in northern Syria, Kurdish day labourer Suleiman Mohamed and his family spent 10...

Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault while Kurds withdraw

Turkey agreed on Thursday to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone"...

Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances to fill Syria...

The Trump administration dispatched its top officials to Turkey on Wednesday for emergency talks to try to persuade Ankara to halt an...