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Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) – Turkey’s army and rebel allies battled U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, stepping up a two-day-old campaign against YPG fighters that has opened a new front in Syria’s civil war. Amid U.S. calls ...

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Turkish forces push into Syria, clash with Kurdish militia

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) – Turkish ground forces advanced into northern Syria’s Afrin region on Sunday, Ankara said after launching artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep from its border. The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, supported ...

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Afghan Forces Retake Control of Kabul Hotel; 4 Gunmen Killed

Advertisement KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials declared that a 12-hour gun battle at Kabul’s largest hotel had ended on Sunday, with security forces killing the four assailants who had trapped more than 100 guests and terrorized the country’s capital. Najib ...

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Turkish forces converge on Syria border; attack on Afrin imminent

Related Articles ANKARA: Turkish troops and tanks were seen on Wednesday near the Afrin region of Syria’s northwestern border with Turkey, suggesting Ankara’s long-threatened attack on US-backed Syrian Kurds is imminent. Turkey’s top security board also convened on Wednesday, under ...

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Taliban Fighters Using High-Tech Gear Kill Afghan Forces

Advertisement MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents using sophisticated night vision and laser targeting equipment overran Afghan Army positions near the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding five more, Afghan officials said. The officials ...

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Russian forces destroy stockpile of drones in Idlib, Syria

MOSCOW: Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it had destroyed a stockpile of drones in Syria’s Idlib province after militants used drones to attack its bases in the country last week, Russian news agencies reported, and said it had also found and ...

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