Syria and Turkey

Children sit in an auto rickshaw in Tal Abyad, Syria
Three-year-old girl taught to laugh at bombs reaches safety in Turkey

Salwa and her father are reported to be in a refugee camp in Southern Turkey, joining the 3.7 million Syrian refugees now living in Turkey.

By HANNAH HEPNER
05/03/2020
Syrian refugee kids play on a rubble of dismantled concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp
Turkey not stopping Syrian refugees reaching Europe, US stands with Turkey

The US State Dept. said that the US stands by its "NATO ally Turkey".

By REUTERS
28/02/2020
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Turkish army retaliates against 'all known' Syrian government targets

"All known" Syrian government targets are under fire by Turkish air and land support units.

By REUTERS
28/02/2020
Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) run across a street in Raqqa, Syria, July
Car bomb near Syria-Turkey border kills two, wounds five

The Turkish Defense Ministry has blamed the Kurdish YPG militia for the attack.

By REUTERS
17/02/2020
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in th
Turkey considering ‘mission accomplished’ in Syria - experts

Turkish and Syrian intelligence chiefs reportedly discussed a ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib and the status of eastern-based Kurdish forces.

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI / THE MEDIA LINE
17/01/2020
Turkey’s changing story on Syria: From self-defense to long-term control

Turkey’s narrative is slowly changing on its expanding role in northern Syria.

The US disconnect in Syria

As outlined at the UN General Assembly, Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s plan is to resettle two million Syrian refugees in this “safe zone” at a cost of $53 billion.

Explaining interests in eastern Syria

The Turkish military is more than capable of defending its borders without invading Syria. Its fully modern military is the second largest in NATO, and fourth in terms of firepower.

By JEREMIAH ROZMAN
10/11/2019
With help and love: Volunteers who went to Syria to aid those fleeing war

While many other western NGOs and journalists left after October 13, fearing the Syrian regime might take over some area the US was leaving, FBR was going forward.

U.S. forces found evidence of war crimes by Turks in Syria

There had been reports of "several incidents of what we consider war crimes," said Trump's special envoy for Syria, James Jeffrey.

By REUTERS
23/10/2019
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