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Mar 19, 2018
Turkish-led forces capture Kurdish town of Afrin, seizure likely to have repercussions on Syrian civil warThe capture of Afrin from the Kurds by Turkish-led fighters on Sunday could have major repercussions for Syria's protracted war
Feb 26, 2018
US-led strikes kill 25 civilians in east Syria's village of Al-Shaafah, the last Islamic State pocket in nationAir strikes on the last pocket of Islamic State jihadists in eastern Syria have killed at least 25 civilians, including seven children, a monitor said
Feb 21, 2018
Pro-Assad air strikes in Eastern Ghouta kill over 200; Syria sends troops to fight Turkey in Kurd-held borderRegime air strikes on Wednesday pushed the death toll from three days of bombing in Syria's rebel Eastern Ghouta to over 200 as Damascus pitched pro-government forces into the fray against Turkey in a Kurdish-held border region.
Jan 26, 2018
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Syrian military operation against Kurds would stretch as far as IraqRecep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkish forces would sweep Kurdish fighters from the Syrian border and could push all the way east to the frontier with Iraq — a move which risks a possible confrontation with US forces allied to the Kurds
Jan 15, 2018
Turkey reacts sharply after US-led coalition in Syria announces creation of 30,000-strong border security forceThe US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said on Sunday it was working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in northern Syria.
Nov 12, 2017
At least 400 mass graves of civilians executed by Islamic State found in Iraq's Kirkuk provinceMass graves containing the remains of civilians executed by the Islamic State terror group have been found in Iraq's province of Kirkuk
Oct 25, 2017
Islamic State is in retreat but celebrating its demise is premature as idea of Caliphate lives onAfter nearly a full year of predictions that the Islamic State was finished, it seems that the extremist group is indeed in full retreat.
Oct 22, 2017
Foreigners who joined Islamic State face almost certain death in last stand in RaqqaThe forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield
Oct 05, 2017
Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastionsHawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.
Oct 01, 2017
Israel denies any involvement in Kurdistan referendum, says Jerusalem 'sympathises' with KurdsIsrael's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday denied Turkish claims of covert involvement in Iraqi Kurdistan's recent independence vote, reiterating however his "sympathy" for the Kurdish people.