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A woman, who along with members of her family was used as human shields by ISIS group fighters, holds a new born baby after fleeing from the center of Raqqa, Syria, October 6, 2017. (AFP//BULENT KILIC)
Beirut – The global coalition against ISIS announced on Saturday brokering a deal to evacuate Raqqa from civilians, excluding the foreign members of the terrorist group, a step that would drive the Coalition-led Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces to speed up...
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Turkish army armored vehicles drive at the Syria-Turkey border on on October 8, 2017. AFP photo
The Turkish army has begun setting up “observation posts” in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province in its efforts to create a de-escalation zone, the military said on Friday, although the move was seen partly aimed at containing the Kurdish YPG...
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Turkish armored military vehicles patrol on the Turkish-Syrian borderline in Reyhanli, Hatay province, Turkey, October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Beirut, Cairo — Three Syrian factions, including Jaysh al-Islam, signed in Cairo Thursday a ceasefire deal in the southern of Damascus to go into effect on the same day. The deal, brokered under an Egyptian mediation, stipulates the opening of the crossings controlled...
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A Turkish military armored vehicle guards on the border line located opposite the Syrian Atimah, Idlib province in Reyhanli, Hatay province, Turkey, October 8, 2017. (Reuters)
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced on Tuesday that his country’s military operations in rebel-held Idlib in neighboring Syria are aimed at curbing the flow of refugees towards it. “The reason for our activities is to prepare the groundwork and prevent a...
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Turkish soldier stand in a tank driving back to Turkey from the Syrian-Turkish border town of Jarabulus. (AFP)
Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an amendment to the military service law that allows foreigners to serve in the Russian army. The foreigners, serving on a contractual basis, would be allowed to take part in international security missions, said the...