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  • Syria denies being informed by Turkey over Afrin military operation

    Date: 2018-01-20 19:56:01 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:66 - ID:7201711

    DAMASCUS, Jan 20 (MENA) - Syria has denied that it had been informed by Turkey of a military operation Ankara announced on Saturday in Afrin in northern Syria. "Such claims are part of the series of lies that the Turkish government continues to ....

  • Pentagon says closely monitoring developments in Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 19:14:56 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:61 - ID:7201591

    WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (MENA) - The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) said on Saturday it is closely monitoring the developments in Syria's Afrin where Turkey said it has started a military operation against US-backed Kurdish forces. Quoted by the ....

  • Russia voices concern as Turkey starts operation in Syria

    Date: 2018-01-20 17:57:02 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:7201590

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Security measures were undertaken by the Russian Army Command in Syria for personnel present in Afrin, after the launch of the Turkish military operation against Kurdish forces, Sputnik reported Saturday. The Russian ....

  • Turkish troops shell northern Aleppo, Afrin in Syria -- SOHR

    Date: 2018-01-20 17:41:58 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:55 - ID:7201565

    LONDON, Jan 20 (MENA) - Turkish troops have continued shelling Syria's Afrin and northern countryside of Aleppo controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Saturday. The Turkish army ....

  • Russia pulls back troops from Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 17:15:14 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:53 - ID:7201563

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Russia's Defense Ministry said Saturday it is pulling back troops that had been deployed near the Syrian city of Afrin after bombing strikes by Turkish warplanes, ABC News reported. In a statement, the ministry said that ....

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