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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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Turkey Begins Operation Against U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria

Advertisement ISTANBUL — Turkish artillery fired shells into the northern Syrian region of Afrin on Friday as Turkey’s defense minister announced a military operation against American-backed Kurdish militias, despite warnings from the United States. The developments threatened to further destabilize ...

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Kurdish YPG says Turkey shelling Afrin heavily

Related Articles BEIRUT: The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Turkish forces had fired around 70 shells at Kurdish villages in the Afrin region of northwestern Syria in a bombardment from Turkish territory that began around midnight and continued into Friday ...

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