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Coronavirus quarantine in Syria's northwest looks to shield most vulnerable

At a quarantine centre in war-torn northern Syria, doctors near the Turkish frontier are providing a first line of defence to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading to one of the world's most..
Reuters - Published

Putin holds talks with Erdogan to seek Syria ceasefire

Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Thursday with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan over a potential ceasefire in northern Syria and offered condolences over the recent killing of Turkish soldiers..
Reuters - Published

Merkel calls for safety zones in northern Syria: sources

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told fellow conservative lawmakers that she is in favor of setting up safety zones in northern Syria where Turkey is in a deepening standoff with Russia, two..
Reuters - Published

In northern Syria, currency switch shows Turkey's influence

Last month Hussam Shamo, a baker in northern Syria, stopped selling his bread in Syrian pounds after the latest slump in the currency forced him to push up prices yet again.
Reuters - Published

Assad predicts total victory after gains in northern Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad has congratulated his forces over recent gains in north-estern Syria that led to his troops consolidating control over Aleppo province.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Children are dying from the cold in northern Syria amid biggest displacement of entire war

More than 80,000 people are without shelter as winter temperatures bite
Independent - Published

Syria war: Displaced forced to camp in freezing temperatures

Displaced people in northern Syria are crowding together in tents due to a lack of adequate shelter.
BBC News - Published

Turkey will hit Syrian government forces anywhere including by air if troops hurt: Erdogan

Turkey will strike Syrian government forces anywhere it sees in northern Syria if another Turkish soldier is hurt, and it could use air power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Rebels shoot down Syrian helicopter as fighting intensifies

Rebels have shot down a Syrian military helicopter in northern Syria, killing its crew members in a fiery crash.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

One killed in truck blast in northern Syria's Azaz - civil defense forces

A truck packed with explosives blew up in the city of Azaz in northern Syria on Sunday, killing one person and wounding a number of others, civil defense forces said.
Reuters - Published

Turkey’s Unauthorized Gas Drilling Could Have Serious Consequences

The European Union is eyeing long promised punitive measures against Turkey for its illegal military incursion into northern Syria, as well as its unauthorized natural gas drilling off Cyprus' coast. ..
OilPrice.com - Published

There's no way back for British Isis prisoners languishing in a Syrian jail

At a prison in northern Syria, Richard Hall meets two captured British Isis members who want to come home
Independent - Published

Erdogan says world powers have not backed refugee 'safe zone' in Syria: NTV

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said world powers had not yet offered any support for his planned "safe zone" in northern Syria, where he intends to resettle a million Syrian refugees, broadcaster NTV..
Reuters - Published

Erdogan says world powers yet to pledge Syria 'safe zone' support: NTV

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said world powers have yet to pledge support for the country's "safe zone" plans in northern Syria, where it intends to resettle one million Syrian refugees,..
Reuters - Published

Erdogan urges resettling of one million refugees in northern Syria 'peace zone'

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Tuesday for the resettlement of 1 million Syrian refugees in a "peace zone" in the northern part of their homeland, on a voluntary basis but in "a very short..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

A U.S. Senate committee backed legislation on Wednesday to impose sanctions on Turkey after its offensive in northern Syria and plans to buy a Russian S-400 missile system, the latest move in the..
Reuters - Published

Erdogan says Turkey aims to settle 1 million refugees in Syria offensive area

Turkey aims to settle one million Syrian war refugees in the area of northern Syria where it carried out a military incursion in October, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Tunnels, knives and riots: This Syrian camp holding thousands of Isis wives is at breaking point

A Turkish invasion of northern Syria has led to a collapse in security at a camp holding the foreign wives of Isis fighters. Richard Hall reports from Al Hol camp
Independent - Published

Russian forces enter former Islamic State stronghold in Syria after U.S. pullback

Russian forces have entered Raqqa, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State caliphate, in one of the starkest examples yet of how Moscow has filled the vacuum created by President Donald..
Reuters - Published

'When they come, they will kill you': Ethnic cleansing is already a reality in Turkey's Syrian safe zone

Turkey's invasion into northern Syria has caused a demographic shift that many fear become permanent, reports Richard Hall
Independent - Published

Exclusive: Turkey holds up NATO military plans over Syria dispute - sources

Turkey is refusing to back a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland until the alliance offers Ankara more political support for its fight against Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria, four..
Reuters - Published

On Iraq visit, Pence reassures Kurds and discusses protests with prime minister

Vice President Mike Pence visited Iraq on Saturday to reassure Iraqi Kurds of U.S. support after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria drew criticism that Washington..
Reuters - Published

Pence visits U.S. troops in Iraq, holds call with prime minister

Vice President Mike Pence visited Iraq on Saturday to reassure Iraqi Kurds of U.S. support after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria drew criticism that Washington..
Reuters - Published

Turkey says Kurdish YPG militia kill three despite ceasefire deal

Turkey's defense ministry said on Tuesday Kurdish YPG militia had killed three people and wounded eight in a missile attack on a school in the Tel Abyad region of northern Syria which they were meant..
Reuters - Published

Russia balks at Turkish idea of new Syrian military operation

Russia said on Tuesday it was bewildered by a Turkish pledge to conduct a new military operation in northern Syria if the area was not cleared of people Ankara calls terrorists, warning that any such..
Reuters - Published

Russia condemns Turkey for floating idea of new Syria operation

Russia said on Tuesday it was bewildered by a Turkish pledge to conduct a new military operation in northern Syria if the area was not cleared of people Ankara calls terrorists, warning such a move..
Reuters - Published

Russia lands forces at former U.S. air base in northern Syria

Russia landed attack helicopters and troops at a sprawling air base in northern Syria vacated by U.S. forces, the Russian Defence Ministry's Zvezda TV channel said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Russia sets up helicopter base in northern Syria after U.S. exit

Russia has begun setting up a helicopter base at a civilian airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli, the Russian Defense Ministry's Zvezda TV channel said on Thursday, showing footage of..
Reuters - Published

Turkish forces in patrol shoot at protesters in Syria's Kobani: witness, Observatory

Turkish forces conducting a joint patrol in northern Syria under a Russian-Turkish deal fired live rounds on Tuesday at protesters near the mainly Kurdish town of Kobani, a witness and a monitor said.
Reuters - Published

Turkey starts repatriating Islamic State detainees

Turkey said on Monday it had deported two captives from Islamic State -- a German and an American -- beginning a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it..
Reuters - Published

French IS suspects want to go home, and 'go on with my life'

Three French women who escaped from a camp for suspected jihadists in northern Syria say they want to go home and face whatever legal action France requires over their alleged links to the Islamic..
Reuters - Published

Why The U.S. Won't Back Down From Syrian Oil Fields

The U.S. military near the oil fields in northern Syria has every right to defend against other forces if oil is threatened, according to Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Rath Hoffman. Proceeds from the oil..
OilPrice.com - Published

Crowd pelts with stones Turkish-Russian patrol in Syria: local media

Turkish and Russian troops on Tuesday began their second joint patrol in northern Syria near Kobani, under a deal that has forced a Kurdish militia away from Turkey's border, while local media released..
Reuters - Published

Turkey, Russia hold second joint north Syria patrol, near Kobani

Turkish and Russian troops in armored vehicles on Tuesday began their second joint ground patrol in northern Syria near the town of Kobani, under a deal that has forced a Kurdish militia away from..
Reuters - Published

Turkey captures sister of slain IS leader Baghdadi in northern Syria: Turkish official

Turkey captured the sister of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz, a senior Turkish official told Reuters, and is interrogating her and her..
Reuters - Published

Oil, Arms And Politics: How Putin Took Control Of The Middle East

US President Donald Trump’s showboating on the dramatic assassination of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi cannot mask the more enduring result of his capricious decisions during October’s turmoil..
OilPrice.com - Published

Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northern Syria - source

Turkish and Russian troops began conducting their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday, a Turkish military source told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

ISIS confirms new leader and chillingly warns not to celebrate death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

isis confirms new leader and chillingly warns not to celebrate death of abu bakr al-baghdadi
Al-Muhajir was killed in a joint US operation with Kurdish forces in Jarablus, in northern Syria on Sunday, hours after al-Baghdadi blew himself up during a US raid in Syria's north-western Idlib..
Tamworth Herald - Published

The top foreign policy gurus in the 2020 Democratic race

U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of forces from northern Syria in October united the Democratic candidates hoping to take on the Republican president in the November 2020 election, who..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House backs measure that would impose sanctions on Turkey over Syria

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions and other restrictions on Turkey and Turkish officials over its..
Reuters - Published


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