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Trump says Turkey “will have a lot in store” if sanctions fail to secure ceasefire

16 October 2019, 12:30 PM

US President Donald Trump continued to defend his reversal of US policy as part of a plan to extricate the United States from “endless” wars in the Middle East.

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.

US demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

15 October 2019, 9:42 AM

President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world’s deadliest ongoing war

UNSG concerned about military developments in Syria

14 October 2019, 9:08 PM

The United Nations Secretary-General has expressed grave concern over the military developments in northeast Syria, which have already reportedly resulted in many civilian casualties and the displacement of at least 160 000 civilians. Reports of heaving fighting continue in the region as Turkey continues its military operation against Kurdish fighters, who were formerly allied to […]

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.



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