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Stakes rise in Turkey's Afrin assault as pro-Assad militia arrive

BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey warned of grave consequences on Wednesday after pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria’s Afrin region to help Kurdish fighters repel a Turkish offensive. Their arrival opens the door to wider escalation on Syria’s messy northern battlefront, where ...

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Yemeni army continues its push against Houthi militia in Hodeidah

Related Articles DUBAI: The Yemeni army continued its ground operations on Sunday after fierce battles against Iran-backed Houthi militia, Saudi state-run news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.According to statements on Yemeni army official website “Septermber 26” from sources on the ground, fighting ...

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Syria offensive: Turkey warns US over Kurdish militia group

Media playback is unsupported on your device Turkey has urged the US to stop backing the Kurdish YPG in Syria, as it steps up an offensive against the militia. A spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the BBC that ...

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Turkish tanks roll into Syria to fight Kurdish militia

HASSA, Turkey: Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rockets hit border towns in apparent retaliation and the United States urged Ankara to show restraint.Turkey on Saturday launched operation “Olive Branch” ...

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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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