Turkey and Russia conflict

Members of Libya's internationally recognised government flash victory signs after taking control of
Russian fighters flown out of western Libya after Haftar retreat

The reported departure of the Russians is another blow to Khalifa Haftar's Libya National Army (LNA).

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
LIBYAN COMMANDER Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the
Libya's Haftar seeks to rouse forces against Turkey

Haftar, in an audio message addressed to his forces, urged them to battle the "colonial" intervention by Turkey until its defeat, in a reference to one-time Ottoman control of Libya.

By REUTERS
24/05/2020
Syrian army soldiers gesture in southern Idlib province, Syria in this handout released by SANA on M
Uneasy ceasefire takes effect in Syria's Idlib region

Russia and Turkey made the agreement on Thursday evening after six hours of talks in Moscow.

By REUTERS
06/03/2020
S-400 missile
Russia and Turkey are now deeply entwined on trade and defense

Russia’s alliance with Turkey underpins new regional strategy in Middle East.

A GENERAL view taken with a drone shows the Clock Tower of the rebel-held Idlib city, Syria in June.
Moscow faces challenges brokering battle talks with Turkey in Syria

The Syrian regime hopes Russia has already brokered a deal with Ankara to allow it to crush HTS and divide Idlib.

A GENERAL view taken with a drone shows the Clock Tower of the rebel-held Idlib city, Syria in June.
Assad launches Idlib offensive against rebels

Idlib was a “de-escalation” zone over the last two years but it was also a zone of contention, especially along the governorate’s borders.

Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran, Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia
Fallout from the Turkey-Iran-Russia meeting

The problem is that the US has no clear plan now for Syria, while its adversaries appear to have one.

UN chemical weapons experts inspect alleged chemical samples from an attack in Syria, 2013
France: Turkey and Iran are violating international law in Syria

Iran is a key ally of the Syrian government in the seven-year civil war and it says it has no intention of withdrawing unless Syria requested it do so.

By REUTERS
07/02/2018
Smoke rises from a target hit by Turkish forces in Afrin, Syria, January 20, 2018
Caught in the Syrian quagmire

The US and Russia, two world super-powers, and Turkey and Iran, the two regional Islamic powers, are locked into a deadly confrontation with no political issue in sight.

22/01/2018
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