Turkey and Syria

Turkey sets up refugee tent camp in Syria's Idlib

A Turkish aid agency set up an accommodation center in Syria's northern Idlib countryside for Syrians fleeing ongoing violence and airstrikes in eastern Hama, a foundation official said. The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), one …

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Two shells from Syria hit southeastern Turkey

Two artillery shells from Syria hit Turkey’s southeastern province of Hatay on Tuesday and Turkish border troops fired back, the state-run Anadolu agency said, Reuters reported. The shells came from an area of Syria controlled by …

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Turkey's operation in Idlib largely completed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country’s military operation in northwest Syria‘s Idlib province was largely completed Speaking in parliament to members of his ruling AK Party, Erdogan …

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Turkey sets up first observation post in Idlib

Turkey’s military has set up its first observation post in Idlib to monitor the ceasefire between the Syrian army and opposition groups as part of the creation of de-escalation zones inside Syria under the Astana process. …

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Syria demands 'immediate' withdrawal of Turkey troops

Syria on Saturday demanded the "immediate and unconditional withdrawal" of Turkish troops that have deployed in the country's northwestern province of Idlib, Daily Mail reports with a reference to state media. Turkish …

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Syrian jet pilot released from custody in Turkey

A Turkish court decided to release on judicial control a Syrian military pilot whose jet crashed near the Turkish border in March, judicial sources said. Mehmet Sufhan faces charges of espionage and border violations, and was released …

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Turkish troops enter Syria - media

Turkish armored vehicles have rolled into northwestern Syria to implement a de-escalation agreement in a province dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deployment of …

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Turkey accelerates Idlib military deployment

Turkey is accelerating its military buildup around Idlib with the deployment of more units and drones to determine surveillance points in the Syrian province, Arab News reported. The deployment is part of the de-escalation deal brokered …

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Turkey starting "serious operation" in Syria's Idlib

Turkey said on Saturday that it and Syrian rebel groups it backs are starting a military operation in Syria’s Idlib, where a jihadist alliance is blocking efforts to impose a truce between insurgents and the Syrian government, Reuters …

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