Turkey and Syria

Landmine explosion kills 4 Turkish soldiers in Syria

A landmine ripped through a group of Turkish soldiers in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, killing four and wounding seven others, a war monitor reported. The landmine exploded in the area between the villages of Qashqai and …

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Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation aimed at eliminating terrorists of the ISIS and Al-Nusra Front groups (outlawed in Russia) in Syria. In their joint statement after the 15th international meeting on Syria in …

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Turkey says 6 killed in bomb attack near Syria border

A bomb attack by the Kurdish YPG militia killed 6 people and wounded 11 on Tuesday in the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The Arab town, from which Turkish-backed …

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Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Idlib

Turkey’s defense ministry has announced the death of a Turkish soldier in Syria's Idlib. In a statement, the ministry said the soldier was wounded in an explosion and died later in a hospital. It said the explosion took …

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Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Syria's Idlib

A Turkish soldier was killed in the northwestern Syrian region of Idlib on May 27 after an explosion along the M4 highway, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said in a statement, Hurriyet daily reports. “During a road …

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Russia and Turkey respect ceasefire in Idlib

The situation in Syria's Saraqib has recently calmed down after Russia and Turkey agreed to restart a ceasefire in Idlib, RIA Novosti reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart …

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Russia to brief Syria on talks with Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin will brief his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the outcome of his negotiations with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry …

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Two Turkish soldiers killed, six wounded in Syria

Two more Turkish soldiers have been killed and six wounded in an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria’s Idlib region, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. Immediately after the Syrian forces opened fire, …

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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 …

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