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Syria Condemns Turkish Military Operation, Shelling Kills 4 Civilians

The Damascus government has condemned Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria as a blatant violation of the international law, as shelling from the Turkish army claimed its first civilian victims on Wednesday.

Turkish President Declares Beginning of Syria Incursion

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish military forces have officially started an operation in northern Syria against Kurdish militants.

US, Turkey Start Joint Patrols in Syria ‘Safe Zone’

The United States and Turkey have begun joint patrols as part of a plan to create a “safe zone” in the Arab country’s northeast aimed at decreasing Ankara’s tensions with Washington-backed Kurdish militants there.

Erdogan: We Will Save Region With Iran, Russia Assistance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed the country is determined to stop chaos and turbulence in the region with the help of Iran and other governments.

‘Khashoggi Corpse Kept in Saudi Consul Residence’

A new book has been published in Turkey which not only sheds more light on the slaughter of the prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but also set forth a new claim saying that the corpse of the slain journalist is still kept in a water well inside the residence of Saudi consul in Istanbul.

Syrian Army in Manbij to Protect Kurds from Turkey

The Syrian army has entered Manbij near the Turkish border, marking the return of territories held by US-backed militants to the government fold for the first time in years, an army spokesman said Friday.

Netanyahu, Erdogan Exchange Heated Barbs

Turkey and Israel have exchanged new broadsides, with Ankara blasting Israel's occupation and Tel Aviv accusing Turkey of massacring Kurds and occupying Cyprus.

Khashoggi Case to Result in Bin Salman’s Overthrow: Analyst

A senior political analyst says the recent murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul will probably lead to the overthrow of the Kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a compromise between the US and its regional allies.

Those behind Khashoggi’s Murder Must Be Tried in Istanbul: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all those behind the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be brought to justice, calling for all suspects in the case to stand trial in Istanbul.

Turkish Army Makes New Incursion Deep Into Iraq

The Turkish army has made a new incursion deep into the Iraqi soil as part of a larger plan to strengthen its military presence in the Arab country’s Kurdistan region.