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  • Free Syrian army enters Kurdish-held Afrin city

    Date: 2018-01-21 06:32:22 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:8 - ID:7201959

    ANKARA, Jan 21 (MENA) - The Free Syrian Army entered on Sunday the Kurdish-held Afrin city in coordination with the Turkish army, Sky News reported. The move comes shortly after Turkey announced a military operation, dubbed "Operation Olive ....

  • 1 wounded after 4 rockets fired from Syria land in southern Turkey

    Date: 2018-01-21 06:21:37 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:6 - ID:7201945

    ANKARA, Jan 21 (MENA) - One person was slightly wounded when four rockets launched from Syrian territories landed at southern Turkey, Kilis city governor Mehmet Arslan said as quoted by Russia Today. Two rockets hit a house, one landed at a shop ....

  • Turkey starts Military Operation in Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 14:08:21 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:37 - ID:7201169

    ANKARA, Jan 20 (MENA) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan revealed on Saturday the start of a military operation in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region. The operation followed Turkey's army shelling of shelters and hideouts used by Kurdish ....

  • Turkish army shells YPG camps in Syria anew

    Date: 2018-01-20 10:16:59 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:21 - ID:7200576

    ANKARA, Jan 20 (MENA) - The Turkish army announced on Saturday launching new strikes against People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria. In a statement, the army said that strikes come as part of what it termed as an act of "legal ....

  • Palestine urges ICC to exercise statutory authority against Israeli violations

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:31:45 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:16 - ID:7200564

    RAMALLAH, Jan 20 (MENA) - Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad Malki urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, to exercise her statutory authority, without delay, to prevent the ....

  • Fatah calls for comprehensive strike after Trump decision on al Quds

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:11:26 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:15 - ID:7200556

    RAMALLAH, Jan 20 (MENA) - The Palestinian movement of Fatah has called for a comprehensive strike on Tuesday in condemnation of US Donald Trump's recognition of al Quds as the capital of Israel. In a statement Saturday, Fatah also urged Arab ....

  • 5-magnitude earthquake jolts western Iran

    Date: 2018-01-20 08:24:08 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:8 - ID:7200480

    TEHRAN, Jan 20 (MENA) - A 5-magnitude earthquake hit on Saturday Sumar town in the western province of Kermanshah, bordering Iraq at 1:47 a.m local time (22: 17 GMT). According to the Seismological Center affiliated to the Institute of Geophysics ....

  • 6 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli forces

    Date: 2018-01-19 18:04:10 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:62 - ID:7199982

    RAMALLAH, Jan 19 (MENA) - Three Palestinians, including a child, were wounded with rubber-coated steel bullets during clashes with Israeli forces in Al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, in the northern West Bank, eye witnesses said ....

  • OCHA: 4 Palestinians killed, 269 injured, 261 arrested in 2 weeks

    Date: 2018-01-19 13:41:50 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:38 - ID:7199436

    RAMALLAH, Jan 19 (MENA) - Four Palestinian civilians, including three children, were killed by Israeli forces in four separate incidents across the occupied Palestinian territory, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ....

  • Turkey launches military operation in Syria's Afrin district

    Date: 2018-01-19 11:06:15 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:23 - ID:7199184

    ANKARA, Jan 19 (MENA) - Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli on Friday asserted that Turkey has already launched a military operation in Afrin district of Syria to remove all "terrorist presence" from northern Syria. The operation has ....

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