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Turkey captures sister of slain IS leader Baghdadi in northern Syria: Turkish official

5 November 2019, 10:12 AM

Turkey captured the sister of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz, a senior Turkish official told Reuters, and is interrogating her and her husband and daughter-in-law who were also detained.

Turkey pushes offensive in Syria, despite sanctions

16 October 2019, 9:52 AM

Turkish-backed forces are fighting street by street inside the Syrian border town of Ras al Ain.

As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey

14 October 2019, 5:46 AM

President Donald Trump’s administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally Turkey.

Turkish-led forces pursue assault around Syrian border towns

13 October 2019, 10:43 AM

Turkish forces targeted areas around two Syrian border towns with fresh shelling on Sunday, pressing on with their offensive against Kurdish militia for a fifth day in the face of fierce international opposition.

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds

12 October 2019, 8:39 AM

Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday in an offensive against Kurdish militia that has raised the prospect of a humanitarian disaster and questions about U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy in the region.

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