Turkey-backed rebels and US-supported Syrian Kurds clash in Syria
Syrian rebels supported by Turkey and US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces clashed Thursday in the north of the country, activists and Kurdish officials said,...
Thursday 25 August 2016 10:04
Syrian rebel group claims recapture of Jarablus from Islamic State
Syrian rebels, backed by Turkey, have retaken control of Jarablus from Islamic State, a rebel group claims. "The town of Jarablus has been fully liberated...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 17:24
Biden says Syrian Kurds must retreat over Euphrates River
US Vice President Joe Biden says the Syrian Kurdish forces his country backs must go back across the Euphrates River to the east bank. "They...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 16:10
Kurds say Turkish artillery hits their positions in northern Syria
Turkey has shelled positions of the US-backed, Kurdish-led Democratic Forces of Syria, in northern Syria, a senior official says. "The posts which were hit...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 15:15
Syria slams Turkish incursion as a breach of sovereignty
The Syrian government says the Turkish operation in northern Syria is a "flagrant breach" of the country's sovereignty. "Fighting terrorism does not mean...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 13:18
Syrian Kurds: Turkish offensive on Jarablus is "declaration of war"
Syrian Kurds condemn the Turkish incursion into Islamic State-held Jarablus, calling it a "declaration of war." "The Turkish...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 12:10
Turkish tanks cross into Syria's Jarablus, rebels also entering town
Turkish tanks crossed the border into Jarablus in northern Syria, state broadcaster TRT reported Wednesday citing military sources, while Syrian rebels forces...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 10:24
Turkey launches airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria
Turkish jets launched airstrikes against the northern Syrian town of Jarablus on Wednesday to clear it of Islamic State militants, state media reported saying...
Wednesday 24 August 2016 08:36