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Russia explains death of Turkish troops in Idlib

The Russian Defense Ministry said that the Turkish military who came under fire from Syrian troops were among the advancing militants. "Turkish military who were in the terrorist units’ battle formations came under …

Social media and YouTube blocked in Turkey - reports

Social media platforms across Turkey winked out after an airstrike in Syria killing dozens of Turkish soldiers. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and YouTube were all reported down. Twitter was the first to go, with national …

Syrian opposition regain Saraqeb - source

Syrian opposition have recaptured the strategic town of Saraqeb, the rebels said. Three weeks ago, the armed opposition lost the northwestern town at the junction of two main highways, Reuters recalls. "The rebels …

Erdogan: Turkey will act more decisively in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara intends to take more decisive action in Syria. “The struggle is not easy for us, people are dying (the servicemen in Syria). We are facing new traps,” Erdogan said, …

Sergey Lavrov meets with Mevlut Cavusoglu

The heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Russia and Turkey, Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, are holding a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, TASS reports. The …