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Rocket attack on Turkish tanks in Syria kills soldier

Rocket attack on Turkish tanks in Syria kills soldier

Aug  28, – The dead soldier — who has not been identified — is the first confirmed Turkish fatality of Turkey’s unprecedented operation in northern Syria which began on Wednesday and has so far proceeded with lightning pace. One Turkish soldier was killed and three more wounded on Saturday in a rocket attack by Kurdish […]

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Turkey fires on U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria offensive

Turkey fires on U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria offensive

Aug  26, – Syrian rebels backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and warplanes entered Jarablus, one of Islamic State’s last strongholds on the Turkish-Syrian border, on Wednesday. Turkish troops fired on U.S.-backed Kurdish militia fighters in northern Syria on Thursday, highlighting the complications of an incursion meant to secure the border region against both Islamic […]

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IS in major assault on Syria border town

IS in major assault on Syria border town

Mar 11, – “Fighters from the Islamic State group started a huge assault towards Ras al-Ain and were able to take over a village nearby,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Islamic State jihadist group launched a major offensive Wednesday to try to capture a strategic town on the Syrian-Turkish border, leaving dozens […]

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