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30 killed in Syria clashes between Kurds: Pro-Turkey forces

Clashes in northern Syria between Kurdish militias and Turkey-backed rebels have left 30 dead, a war monitor reported.

Nov 07, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Thousands flee, dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault

Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against Donald Trump.

Oct 10, 2019, 23:51 PM IST

Pope offers peace token in meeting with Turkish President Erdogan

Turkish President met Pope Francis on Monday as feelings ran high over Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia inside Syria.

Feb 06, 2018, 00:52 AM IST

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign against Kurdish militia

Turkey on Sunday seized a strategic outpost from Kurdish militia in Syria.

Jan 29, 2018, 00:22 AM IST

Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province in push to secure borders

Turkish warplanes struck positions of a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria`s Afrin province on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

Turkey arrests British man at resort over `Kurd militia links`

Ankara considers the YPG a terrorist group and the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK), which has waged an insurgency inside Turkey since 1984.

Jul 29, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

Turkey, Kurdish militia clash in northern Syria: Military

The Turkish military launched artillery fire on the YPG in retaliation, destroying several targets belonging to the group.


Jun 28, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Almost taken control of Syria's al-Bab, says Turkish military

Turkey`s military said on Friday it was close to taking the northern Syrian city of al-Bab from Islamic State, a victory that would deepen Turkish influence in an area where it has created a de facto buffer zone.

Feb 17, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, warns Kurdish militia

Turkey said it aims to rid the northern Syrian border area of both Islamic State (IS) extremists and Kurdish militia.

Aug 25, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Canada to end air strikes in Iraq, Syria February 22

Canada announced Monday it will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and bring home its six fighter jets on February 22.

Feb 09, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

Islamic State militants launches assault on key northeast Syria city: Monitor

The Islamic State jihadist group launched an assault on the largely Kurdish city of Hasakeh in northeast Syria on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

May 30, 2015, 21:08 PM IST