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Turkish tanks mass on Syrian border in preparation for assault on Kurds

Turkey has gathered forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” by pushing out Kurd...

Turkish tanks mass on Syrian border in preparation for assault on Kurds

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Betrayal on the border: Kurds fear future as Turkish assault intensifies In the Kurdish heartlands in Syria, the sense of abandonment at the withdrawal of US troops is palpable as Erdoğan’s forces claim early successesThe ...
22:08, 2019-10-12

Syrian Kurds mobilize across from Turkish troops Kurds in northeastern Syria issued a "general mobilization" call along the border with Turkey. It comes as Ankara prepares for an invasion of the are...
12:08, 2019-10-09

Turkish forces escalate military barrage on Syrian Kurds Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of h...
17:44, 2019-10-11

Explained: Why Turkey wants a military assault on Syrian Kurds A Turkish military operation against Syrian Kurdish territory could unleash instability, displacement and intense fighting. The Kurds are warning of ...
04:36, 2019-10-08

Fleeing Kurds fear they will never return home as Turkish assault intensifies In the Kurdish heartlands in Syria, the sense of abandonment at the withdrawal of US troops was palpable as Erdoğan’s forces claimed early successesT...
21:08, 2019-10-12

Turkish forces capture key Syrian border town Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn according to Turkey’s Defense Ministry, marking the most significant gain since the invasion began Wednesda...
13:36, 2019-10-12

Turkish strikes are causing chaos on the Syrian border — here's what you need to know After President Donald Trump announced his decision late Sunday night to pull US troops from northeastern Syria, Turkey began an invasion of territor...
19:28, 2019-10-10

Russian troops patrol between Turkish and Syrian forces on border Soldiers’ presence underlines Moscow’s role as power broker after evacuation of US personnel Russian units have begun patrolling territory separating...
16:52, 2019-10-15

Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town Turkey’s military entered the key Syrian border town of Ras al Ain Saturday as its offensive against Kurdish fighters reached its fourth day de...
19:20, 2019-10-12

Turkish troops, Kurdish forces battle for key town along Syrian border The United States also called on Turkey to stop the offensive and declare a cease-fire, while European Union countries moved to broaden an arms sale ...
12:40, 2019-10-15

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces BEIRUT/AMMAN — The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in no...
23:28, 2019-10-13

Stung by criticism he’s stabbing Kurds in the back, Trump tries to change green light to yellow on Turkish assault TANKS ON THE BORDER: Turkey has massed forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” ...
13:44, 2019-10-09

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling ...
21:20, 2019-05-06

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grap...
17:16, 2019-08-19

Turkey’s military attack against Kurds could redraw map of Syrian conflict Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain...
17:48, 2019-10-09

Syrian Kurds Pelt Retreating U.S. Troops with Rotten Fruit Despite President Trump's claims the Kurds are happy the U.S. is abandoning them, video shows them throwing rotten fruit at U.S. troops....
18:12, 2019-10-21

'Leaving us to be slaughtered': Syrian Kurds commander condemns US pullout The commander of the Syrian Kurdish forces in the northern part of the country condemned President Trump's decision to remove U.S. soldiers from the ...
00:00, 2019-10-13

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed ...
11:36, 2019-06-10

Pentagon says U.S. is not abandoning Kurds facing Turkish attack “We have not abandoned the Kurds. Let me be clear about that,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. "Nobody green-lighted this operation by T...
02:20, 2019-10-12

2 Turkish soldiers killed in operation against Kurds in Iraq ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says two Turkish soldiers have been killed in northern Iraq in a new operation against Kurdish milita...
19:08, 2019-05-29

Kurds say 785 Isis affiliates have escaped camp after Turkish shelling Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria says mercenaries attacked camp and opened gates to release captivesThe Kurdish-led administration in nor...
13:28, 2019-10-13

Trump claims Kurds are 'no angels' as he praises Turkish offensive President’s assertion undercuts US mission to Turkey aimed at urging Erdoğan to halt offensiveDonald Trump has hailed his decision to withdraw US tro...
20:32, 2019-10-16

Kurds reach deal with Damascus in face of Turkish offensive Agreement to hand over border towns comes after more than 700 Isis affiliates escape campMore than 700 people with links to Islamic State have escape...
22:16, 2019-10-13

As U.S. forces decamp to Iraq, Syrian Kurds make last desperate plea for troops to stay US TROOPS DECAMP: A convoy of more than 100 armored vehicles carrying U.S. troops was spotted crossing from Syria into semi-autonomous Kurdish region...
13:24, 2019-10-21

Trump's Turkey deal hands power to Ankara and leaves Syrian Kurds for dead Trump hails ceasefire and ‘safe zone’ on Turkey-Syria border as ‘great day for civilisation’ but few believe itThe deal agreed between the US and Tur...
17:12, 2019-10-18

As US forces decamp to Iraq, Syrian Kurds make last desperate plea for troops to stay US TROOPS DECAMP: A convoy of more than 100 armored vehicles carrying U.S. troops was spotted crossing from Syria into semi-autonomous Kurdish region...
14:56, 2019-10-21

Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds Civilians flee as airstrikes and artillery hit border regionTrump on Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in Normandy’Turkish troops have advanced into north-...
00:56, 2019-10-10

Trump's Decision to Abandon the Kurds in Syria to Turkish Forces, Explained What happened between Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the lead-up to Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, and how it might affect the Kurds....
00:52, 2019-10-08

Kurds, German supporters rally in resistance to Turkish offensive in Syria Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria is reverberating among Kurds in Germany and their supporters. Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspo...
00:20, 2019-10-20

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey says Syrian government forces have “deliberately” attacked a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syr...
17:56, 2019-06-16

Kurds mobilize in northeast Syria, brace for imminent attack from Turkish troops Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey...
13:36, 2019-10-09

'Betrayal leaves a bitter taste': spurned Kurds flee Turkish onslaught As they seek safety away from Turkish shells, Syrian Kurds burn with anger at Donald Trump’s betrayal Waiting at a roadside depot, Hussein Rammo, a s...
13:56, 2019-10-11

Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as U.S. withdraws The deal between Syria’s Kurds and its government is a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdr...
16:00, 2019-10-14

Syrian troops enter Kurdish fight against Turkish forces Deal to support Kurds in exchange for key cities set to open new front in civil warSyrian troops have begun sweeping into Kurdish-held territory on a...
10:52, 2019-10-14

Syrian foreign minister demands withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops There are around 1,000 U.S. troops in Syria on a mission to combat Islamic State militants....
23:00, 2019-09-28

Trump suggested the Kurds were releasing ISIS prisoners, but US officials say Turkish-backed forces are actually doing this Evan Vucci/AP Turkish-backed Syrian Arab forces have deliberately released ISIS prisoners amid Turkey's invasion into northern Syria, two US official...
22:00, 2019-10-14

European Union opens the anti-Assad playbook to deter Turkish attack on the Kurds European taxpayers will not subsidize Turkey’s plan to attack the Kurdish fighters that helped destroy the Islamic State and resettle the territory t...
02:56, 2019-10-10

Syrian army prepares for clashes with Turkish forces as U.S. troops withdraw The Syrian army’s deployment near the Turkish border came hours after Syrian Kurdish forces previously allied with the U.S. said they had reached a d...
13:36, 2019-10-14

The US is preparing to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria as the Turkish offensive against the Kurds moves forward DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US is "preparing to evacuate" its remaining 1,000 troops in northern Syria, as...
16:32, 2019-10-13

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape as Turkish forces approach key Syrian town Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters ...
14:56, 2019-10-13

Erdoğan threatens to ramp up assault on Kurds in Syria 'safe zone' Turkish leader says he will act ‘even more strongly’ as end of US-brokered ceasefire loomsThe Turkish president has threatened to press ahead with an...
14:56, 2019-10-22

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Damascus to stave off assault Agreement to hand over border towns comes after more than 700 Isis affiliates escape campKurdish-led forces in control of north-east Syria have reach...
09:40, 2019-10-14

Trump announces steel tariffs and sanctions on Turkey in response to assault on Kurds President Trump is imposing tariffs on Turkey and announced a plan to authorize sanctions on Turkish government officials involved in the assault on ...
23:00, 2019-10-14

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playgr...
14:04, 2019-05-15

Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fighting People run to take cover after mortars fired from Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. An Associated Press journalist said at least t...
17:20, 2019-10-10

Turkey wants Syrian forces out of border areas: aide Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey exchanged blame on Saturday for fighting that has rattled a U.S.-brokered cease-fire in northeastern Syria, as t...
01:08, 2019-10-20

Turkey accused of defying Syrian border ceasefire Turkish forces have reportedly shelled the northeast border town of Ras al-Ayn despite a 5-day truce agreed by Ankara and Washington. The pause is me...
12:52, 2019-10-18

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that ...
12:52, 2019-10-13

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding t...
18:40, 2019-05-23

US to withdraw its troops in northeast Syria and pave the way for Turkish assault US Marine Corps The White House on Sunday said US forces in northeastern Syria would move aside and clear the way for an expected Turkish assault. Fo...
11:20, 2019-10-07

US will withdraw its troops in northeast Syria and pave the way for Turkish assault US Marine Corps The White House said Sunday that US forces in northeast Syria will move aside and clear the way for an expected Turkish assault. For ...
08:04, 2019-10-07

Death toll rises in Syria as Turkish military continues assault for third day The U.N. refugee agency said tens of thousands of civilians were on the move, trying to escape....
13:32, 2019-10-11

Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues At least 750 Isis affiliates escape after Turkish shellingOpinion: Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis Amid growing chaos in Syria, Donald Trump ...
18:24, 2019-10-13

Kurdish fighters leave Syrian border town, giving Turkey control Evacuation part of US-brokered ceasefire, as Nancy Pelosi leads congressional visit to regionKurdish officials say their fighters have evacuated Ras ...
19:08, 2019-10-20

Turkey's military says it captured a key Syrian border town after an offensive against Kurdish fighters Associated Press/Lefteris Pitarakis Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town Saturday after an offensive against Kurdish fighters....
04:16, 2019-10-13

US-backed allies in Syria have paused their fight against ISIS amid Turkish military assault Hussein Malla/Associated Press US-backed Kurdish fighters have halted operations for now against Islamic State in Syria as Turkey launches a military...
20:04, 2019-10-09

German defense minister floats 'security zone' along Syria-Turkish border An internationally controlled zone inside northern Syria on its border with Turkey has been floated by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. It follows Turkey’...
21:16, 2019-10-21

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP) (Photo by NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP via Getty Images The Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria announced on Sunday that...
05:56, 2019-10-14

Donald Trump brands IS Beatles 'worst of the worst' as pair is whisked out of Syrian jail ahead of Turkish invasion Donald Trump today branded two of Jihadi John's henchmen the "worst of the worst" and confirmed they had been whisked out of a jail in northern Syria...
13:12, 2019-10-10

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault BERLIN (AP) — A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry...
15:56, 2019-05-10

Civilians fear 'mass extermination' as bloody assault on Idlib intensifies Rescuers and medics in rebel-held Syrian province fear increased airstrikes will curtail their workThe familiar sound of warplanes was heard across t...
12:48, 2019-05-09

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish ...
16:28, 2019-10-10

Assault weapons ban gaining steam in wake of El Paso, Dayton mass shootings: poll Banning assault weapons in America is gaining support in the wake of the double mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton — even among Republicans. ...
01:36, 2019-08-16

Predator of sexual assault near Arizona/Mexico border sentenced additional time TUCSON – The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released a statement on Thursday announcing the sentencing of a sexual predator for an as...
03:32, 2019-10-18

Turkey Syria offensive: 100,000 flee homes as cross-border assault continues Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted and the ...
23:40, 2019-10-11

Turkish national Enes Kanter can't return to Turkey, so he took us to his favorite Turkish restaurant in New York Enes Kanter is a Swiss-born Turkish national and NBA player. Kanter has been a longtime vocal opponent of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Ene...
21:20, 2019-10-17

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. Sta...
20:56, 2019-05-29

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats ...
11:48, 2019-06-18

60 Second Pro: Attack on preparation with Manon Brunet "France’s Manon Brunet breaks down attack on preparation into three moves: the preparation, the stop and the lunge."...
12:08, 2019-07-26

At the Whitney Biennial, Flood Preparation as Social Dance The choreographer Madeline Hollander has devised simple looping steps, with names like “zigzag waltz,” in a piece that meets climate change with ritu...
18:40, 2019-09-17

Is it worth the risk to cruise during hurricane season? Yes, but preparation is key You can still enjoy cruising amid hurricane season. Just know last-minute changes are a possibility. Prepare for the worst – and hope for the b...
14:32, 2019-08-29

Bowel preparation not needed before colon surgery, study says Researchers have found there is no difference in post-surgical infection rates when a patient performs pre-surgical bowel preparation compared to whe...
23:28, 2019-08-09

Naomi Campbell lets her OCD fly and shows her pre-flight preparation Naomi Campbell won't sit down in your germs, darh-ling – in fact, she refuses to even breathe in other's air unfiltered....
11:40, 2019-07-15

Callum Hawkins relying on shedloads of preparation for Doha marathon • Scot trained on treadmill in his shed with stacks of Aldi heaters• ‘I’ve run well in heat in the past. It’s about who prepared best’The last time C...
00:04, 2019-10-05

Federer adds Italian Open to his Roland Garros preparation ROME (AP) — Roger Federer has added the Italian Open to his schedule. A day after his three-set loss to Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarterfinal...
14:52, 2019-05-11

Farmers urge better preparation for 'the next drought’ as Labor suggests war cabinet National Farmers’ Federation calls for a ‘new approach’ for future dry spellsFarmers are calling on the government to develop a new drought policy th...
11:44, 2019-10-16

Tiger Woods’ insane early-morning British Open preparation Tiger Woods’ British Open prep doesn’t include playing any tune-up tournaments, but it does include 1 a.m. wakeups. In a video posted on ...
18:00, 2019-07-09

Toyota steps up Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparation programme Fernando Alonso and Toyota Gazoo Racing have unveiled the first stages of the preparation programe for the two-time Formula 1 world champion's planne...
10:40, 2019-08-20

The Container Store is having a sale on kitchen and pantry organizers — take up to 25% off in preparation for the holidays The Container Store The Container Store is hosting a 25%-off sale on kitchen- and pantry-organization items, just in time for the holidays. You can s...
23:16, 2019-10-17

Antonio Brown catching Tom Brady passes in preparation for Patriots debut The greatest quarterback in history didn’t have to wait long to throw to another Hall-of-Fame talent. Despite facing a recent rape allegation, ...
20:56, 2019-09-12

Ben Simmons makes 'difficult decision' to skip World Cup to focus on NBA preparation Philadelphia star commits to exhibition games onlyAustralian’s huge new contract confirmed by 76ersBen Simmons has ruled out playing for the Boomers ...
03:24, 2019-07-17

England squad will break from World Cup preparation to run in tribute to Ruth Strauss England's entire World Cup squad will take a break from their pre-tournament preparations to run with former captain Andrew Strauss at the Vitality W...
16:48, 2019-05-14

Senator Who Came Forward as Military Assault Survivor Defends Trump Nominee Accused of Assault Earlier this year, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally shared her story of being sexually assault by a fellow member of the armed forces. On Tuesday, McSally...
22:28, 2019-07-30

Man Utd to play against school children in Perth Glory friendly in blow to pre-season preparation Manchester United are preparing to face a Perth Glory side featuring school children as they kick off their pre-season tour here in Australia today....
10:04, 2019-07-13

England 2 Denmark 0: Lionesses continue Women's World Cup preparation with friendly win Nikita Parris and Jill Scott scored either side of the break as England beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate Women's World Cup warm-up match....
16:20, 2019-05-25

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongo...
11:44, 2019-08-21

Tanks Go Home A feeling that has become familiar to many of us since November 2016: Oh my God, this is really happening? I did not dream [insane thing I read on Tw...
15:20, 2019-07-03

The Tankiest Of Tanks Bruno Gauthier Leblanc is an art director at Eidos Montreal, the studio behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Thief and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided....
03:48, 2019-09-19

'Titans' crew member dies after 'accident' at special effects facility during 'preparation' for shoot A special effects coordinator from DC Universe's show "Titans" has died following an accident at a special effects facility, Warner Bros. announced o...
04:32, 2019-07-19

Tyson Fury reveals why Otto Wallin is perfect preparation for Deontay Wilder rematch TYSON FURY has defended the choice of unbeaten Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin for his next outing in Las Vegas....
17:52, 2019-08-13

Knights, tanks, and wizards: AR’s top 5 games Remote AR promises to take the loneliness out of augmented reality and turn it into an immersive experience that can be fully shared between friends....
01:24, 2019-08-07

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on why Marbella camp is perfect preparation for Champions League Final Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed how Liverpool will reap the benefits of their Marbella training camp when they return to Spain for the Champions...
11:36, 2019-05-23

AT&T considers getting rid of DirecTV as TV business tanks, WSJ reports Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T is considering whether to "part ways" with DirecTV, just four years ...
03:12, 2019-09-19

Why China won't send the tanks into Hong Kong There are reasons why the paramilitary troops of the Peoples Armed Police have not yet rolled across the border crossing at Shenzhen to crush the pro...
16:48, 2019-08-15

Uber’s IPO nightmare gets worse as stock tanks again Uber’s nightmare debut as a public company continued on Monday, with the ride-hailing giant’s stock plunging more than 10 percent after a disastrous ...
18:48, 2019-05-13

Storage tanks burning at refinery in California CROCKETT, Calif. (KNTV) – At least two storage tanks are burning at a refinery in Contra Costa County Tuesday afternoon. The blaze is burning a...
01:04, 2019-10-16

Trump still wants tanks displayed at July 4th celebration President Trump is still pushing Defense Department officials to include tanks or other military hardware in his planned “Salute to America” celebrat...
22:40, 2019-07-01

Tanks for nothing: Kyrgios should be defaulted on spot, says Wilander "Officials should come down harder on Nick Kyrgios and default the Australian mid-match if he fails to play his best tennis at the U.S. Open, accordi...
10:28, 2019-08-29

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking...
21:56, 2019-05-08

Centrica to use customers' hot water tanks to stop blackouts British Gas owner to harness smart appliances to help balance National GridCentrica, the owner of British Gas, plans to use its customers’ hot water ...
17:56, 2019-09-29

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President T...
01:04, 2019-07-11

Trump won’t take ‘no tanks’ for an answer for Fourth of July event "We're going to have some tanks stationed outside," Trump said Monday from the Oval Office, appearing to acknowledge local officials' earlier concern...
03:28, 2019-07-02

New video evidence of Russian tanks in Ukraine revealed Research group Forensic Architecture collected footage to use in European court of human rightsNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military i...
14:16, 2019-08-18

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the gover...
19:48, 2019-08-16

Oh Good, Trump is Getting His Tanks and Fighter Jets in Washington D.C. After All President Donald Trump has long pined for tanks and fighter jets as part of a major holiday celebration, and this 4th of July the President is finall...
02:12, 2019-07-03

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in...
07:04, 2019-06-06

Trump Desperately Wants Tanks Rolling Through DC for the Fourth of July President Donald Trump is back from his big trip to North Korea, where he briefly met with Kim Jong Un. One thing those two men have in common? They...
15:56, 2019-07-01

Valves open on ammonia tanks that sickened dozens BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Federal investigators say open valves on farm fertilizer tanks apparently led to a serious ammonia leak that injured 41 peopl...
18:56, 2019-06-11

World of Tanks VR blasts into SynthesisVR arcades on September 13 SynthesisVR is adding another big gun to its arcade lineup: World of Tanks VR, which is coming to its centers on September 13.Read More...
13:32, 2019-09-08

The 'Funnies' Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies on D-Day Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the b...
19:24, 2019-06-06

From the archives: When Soviet tanks crushed Czech science Fifty years ago, the liberalising hope of the Prague Spring was abruptly ended when the USSR invaded - and Czechoslovakia lost a generation of scient...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had be...
00:00, 2019-08-02

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants...
15:48, 2019-05-10

Border patrol finds four bodies near US-Mexico border in Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in South ...
18:52, 2019-06-24

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who nev...
20:36, 2019-06-08

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and aske...
19:40, 2019-06-05

Tanks roll through DC ahead of Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ celebration A pair of tanks were spotted being ferried down a Washington, DC street Tuesday night — ahead of President Trump’s “Salute to America” celebration on...
08:16, 2019-07-03

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-to...
06:08, 2019-07-04

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move ...
09:20, 2019-07-09

The Army's tanks will soon get a new system to protect them from incoming enemy missiles Fort Bliss Public Affairs Office/Winifred Brown The Army will soon equip its armored vehicles with Israeli-made active protection systems. The Army f...
19:00, 2019-10-14

‘America’s Dicktator’ Now Wants Tanks and a VIP Section to Destroy the 4th of July Celebration President Donald Trump still doesn’t understand how democracy works. He doesn’t understand that just because Russia stole the 2016 presidential elect...
19:48, 2019-07-01

Fire engulfs NuStar ethanol storage tanks near San Francisco Flames engulfed two ethanol holding tanks on Tuesday at a NuStar Energy petrochemical storage facility near San Francisco, prompting health authoriti...
07:40, 2019-10-16

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,”...
15:48, 2019-06-06

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock tumbled to a 30-month low after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric car maker in...
20:16, 2019-05-20

Dow Jones tanks as Fed chairman raises doubts on further rate cuts Wall Street got what it wanted from the Federal Reserve — just not enough of it. The stock market plunged Wednesday despite the Fed announcing its fi...
02:12, 2019-08-01

Court ruling over tanks debt deals new blow to UK-Iran relations Judge finds in UK’s favour in dispute that has been linked to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe caseThe path to improved British-Iranian relations has hit a ...
17:28, 2019-07-26

Iran shows off new killer wheeled robots designed to take on tanks, infantry Enlarge / A Heidar-1 UGV gets busy with its assault rifle in a demonstration by the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Ground Forces (NEZAJA). (credit: Is...
18:48, 2019-10-10

Hasbro tanks as trade-war tariffs and a pending acquisition bite into toy profits (HAS) Reuters/Sandy Huffaker Hasbro on Tuesday reported weaker-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter, prompting shares to tumble as much...
15:20, 2019-10-22

MSNBC's Joy Reid says Trump is using tanks at 4th of July celebration as a 'threat' to Americans MSNBC sounds the alarms on President Trump on a constant basis, but one host insisted on Tuesday that he is using the upcoming Fourth of July celebra...
01:12, 2019-07-03

Why China fears sending the tanks into Hong Kong | Howard W French A crackdown could alienate the mainland’s middle class and damage Xi Jinping’s standingTwo decades ago, many scholars began predicting that as China’...
07:52, 2019-10-16

Tanks anyway: Trump's July 4 plans involve army vehicles despite concerns President had wanted tanks at event but local officials objected – so they will be stationed nearby, he saysDonald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for ...
04:56, 2019-07-02

Trump reportedly requested tanks for Fourth of July address – live Washington Post reported that the National Parks Department is trying to figure out how to make good on Trump’s request 3.06pm BST A new poll from Mo...
16:24, 2019-07-01

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm...
14:04, 2019-06-18

General Electric stock tanks as Madoff whistleblower alleges $38bn fraud Harry Markopolos accuses GE of misleading investorsSays company hiding losses and heading for bankruptcyGeneral Electric’s stock is tanking after the...
18:48, 2019-08-15

A NATO ally next to Putin's Baltic Fortress is welcoming the arrival of US troops and tanks US Marine Corps/Sgt. Paul Peterson Some 500 US troops and tanks are heading to Lithuania to use new training facilities and eventually take part in t...
19:44, 2019-10-15

Planes, Tanks, & Space Force: Scenes From Trump's Soggy Fourth of July Extravaganza Donald Trump was super excited for his Fourth of July Tanks, Planes, and Big Guns Spectacular—so much so that he reallocated $2.5 million from the Pa...
22:20, 2019-07-05

Netflix tanks as seasonality, price elasticity and a lack of new hits lead to sub miss (NFLX) Netflix (NFLX) is down 11% at a six-month low after reporting 2.7 mln net subscriber additions in th...
15:12, 2019-07-18

Crews work into the night, fire engulfs NuStar ethanol storage tanks near San Francisco Flames engulfed two ethanol holding tanks on Tuesday at a NuStar Energy petrochemical storage facility near San Francisco, prompting health authoriti...
07:56, 2019-10-16

Peeled eyeballs, isolation tanks and neuroplastic goals: is Grimes’s ‘training regime’ for real? The musician and partner of Elon Musk has posted details of her supplement intake and exercise regime – plus a little eye-boggling surgery – that def...
18:40, 2019-07-17

Domino's Pizza tanks as slowing sales growth drags third-quarter figures below expectations (DPZ) AP Images / Sunday Alamba Domino's Pizza slumped as much as 7% in early Tuesday trading after the company posted lower-than-expected third-quarter re...
15:20, 2019-10-08

Saracens chief Mark McCall hails extra preparation for Gloucester Premiership semi-final as a 'godsend' Saracens head coach Mark McCall says the extra week his side have had to prepare for their Premiership semi-final with Gloucester has been a "godsend...
12:16, 2019-05-22

Opinion: The Kurds lose out again By pulling out of Syria, the US has betrayed its closest ally in the fight against the "Islamic State." It may turn out to be a grave mistake with se...
18:40, 2019-10-08

Pentagon chief: 'We have not abandoned the Kurds' “Nobody green-lighted this operation by Turkey," Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters....
20:52, 2019-10-11

Kurds look to Syria for protection after U.S. pullout The shift could lead to clashes between Turkey and Syria and raises the specter of a resurgent Islamic State group....
02:32, 2019-10-14

Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds, Explained What happened between Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the lead-up to Turkey's airstrikes in Syria, and how it might affect the Kurds....
17:16, 2019-10-08

America's Betrayal Of The Kurds, Explained Over the past two weeks America’s power, prestige, and moral authority abroad have taken a body blow: President Donald Trump abruptly decided to with...
22:20, 2019-10-15

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany ...
23:44, 2019-10-09

Brawls between Kurds and Turks injure several across Germany Clashes again broke out in Germany between Kurds and Turks over Turkey's military operation in Syria. Kurds have been organizing daily demonstrations...
06:24, 2019-10-17

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces respond to Turkish offensive in Syria, shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shel...
15:12, 2019-10-10

Trump says Kurds are ‘no angels’ and fighting in Syria is ‘not our problem’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, saying the Kurds, who fought alongside US troops against the Isl...
18:36, 2019-10-16

Republicans Are Actually Furious Over Trump Abandoning Kurds in Syria After Trump announced the U.S. would endorse Turkey's military action in Syria, his closest Republican allies were furious....
18:56, 2019-10-07

'We knew this would happen': Kurds in Nashville say Trump betrayed them Residents of the Tennessee city – the Kurdish capital of America – feel ‘sold out’ but unsurprised by troop withdrawalIf you spend enough time in Kur...
09:16, 2019-10-13

Republicans and former US officials rip into Trump for abandoning the Kurds in Syria Reuters President Donald Trump received rare criticism from Republican and media allies over his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and abando...
20:28, 2019-10-07

Who are the Kurds? Almost 35 million people in the heart of Middle East Up to 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region that roughly straddles the borders of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and Armenia. The Kurds are the ...
05:08, 2019-10-08

Kurds in US feel ‘betrayed’ at Trump’s troop pullback Kurds have long played a role in US military action in the Middle East, from the first Gulf War in the early 1990s to the latest fights against Islam...
22:24, 2019-10-11

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey advances against Kurds in Syria Turkish military advance against fighters in northern Syria, launching airstrikes and unleashing artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Tur...
11:40, 2019-10-10

Trump defends abandoning the Kurds by saying they didn't help the US in WWII Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to defend his decision to withdraw US troops from northeast Syria, abandoning Ku...
23:44, 2019-10-09

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that could cause intense fighting and a humanitarian disaster. The offen...
00:32, 2019-10-10

Opinion: Erdogan wins big as clock ticks for Syria Kurds Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart have agreed to extend the ceasefire in northern Syria by six days. The deal they m...
18:40, 2019-10-23

Trump abandoning Kurds could cost support of evangelical Christians One of the president’s staunchest constituencies has stuck by him through many controversies but Syria may be a policy lurch too farEvangelical Chris...
13:16, 2019-10-11

‘That should be investigated': US diplomats investigate whether Turkey used white phosphorus against Kurds U.S. officials are demanding an investigation into whether Turkey used white phosphorus on civilians during the attack on Syrian Kurdish militias, in...
00:04, 2019-10-24

The US shared intelligence with Turkey that may have helped it target the Kurds in Syria Pool Photo via AP The US provided Turkey with intelligence, including surveillance video and information from reconnaissance aircraft, that may have ...
23:16, 2019-10-10

Trump insists he is not abandoning Kurds after GOP backlash against Syria withdrawal President Trump insisted he was not abandoning Kurdish-led forces as he defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey in the face of an angry backla...
17:56, 2019-10-08

Turkey signals it will not resume offensive against Kurds in northeast Syria Turkey's defence ministry said the U.S. had announced the Syrian Kurdish fighters had completed their pullout from areas Turkey invaded earlier this ...
18:36, 2019-10-23

Kurds in Turkey increasingly subject to violent hate crimes An elderly Kurdish man was attacked in hospital; a man and his son were gunned down on the street — and no charges were filed. Human rights experts s...
22:00, 2019-10-22

Trump's Decision to Abandon the Kurds in Syria Has Led to a “Total Shitstorm” In Syria, by seeking sanctions against Turkey, Trump is once again seeking a complicated, costly solution to a problem of his own creation....
22:36, 2019-10-14

Abandoning Kurds could cost Trump support of evangelical Christians One of the president’s staunchest constituencies has stuck by him through many controversies but Syria may be a policy lurch too farEvangelical Chris...
08:44, 2019-10-11

Turkey signals it will not resume offensive against Kurds in northest Syria Turkey's defense ministry said the U.S. had announced that the Syrian Kurdish fighters had completed their pullout from areas Turkey invaded earlier ...
15:09, 2019-10-23

More than 700 Islamic State supporters escape from Syria camp, Kurds say More than 700 Islamic State supporters being held at a camp in north-eastern Syria have escaped following Turkish shelling, Syrian Kurdish officials ...
14:48, 2019-10-13

Trump: Let Russia, China or ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ protect Kurds President Trump on Monday continued to defend his decision to withdraw from northern Syria, tweeting that someone else could protect the Kurds, such ...
22:16, 2019-10-14

Trump claims Kurds are 'much safer' as US troops leave Syria President’s assertion undercuts US mission to Turkey aimed at urging Erdoğan to halt offensiveDonald Trump has hailed his decision to withdraw US tro...
19:36, 2019-10-16

Trump claims Kurds 'no angels' as he boasts of his own 'brilliant' strategy President’s assertion undercuts US mission to Turkey aimed at urging Erdoğan to halt offensiveDonald Trump has hailed his decision to withdraw US tro...
12:48, 2019-10-17

Turkey launches military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the offensive on the Syrian border is targeting Kurdish militants to dismantle a "terrorist corridor....
20:12, 2019-10-09

Turkey unleashes airstrikes against Kurds in north-east Syria Trump offers only mild criticism of Erdoğan offensive as civilians flee bombingWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?Turkey has launched an offens...
22:28, 2019-10-09

Trump defends Syria decision by saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern SyriaDonald Trump defended his ...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Erdogan talks Syria with Putin and issues warning to Kurds Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to welcome his Turkish counterpart for talks on the future of the Syrian conflict. Moscow is seeking to cemen...
12:36, 2019-10-22

Syria Kurds accuse Turkey of violating cease-fire Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around Ras al-Ayn as smoke billowed from locations near the border with Turkey....
17:36, 2019-10-18

Latest betrayal of Kurds risks undermining defeat of Isis It is unclear whether Turkey has the will or capacity to take over detention campsIn early 2015, as Islamic State trampled over armies of the Middle ...
02:24, 2019-10-08

UN Security Council to meet after Turkey strikes against Kurds in Syria The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors Thursday to address the Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria....
19:36, 2019-10-09

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to m...
00:28, 2019-10-10

US warned Turkey only last week that attacking Kurds helps ISIS President Trump’s decision allowing Turkey to attack America's Kurdish allies in Syria reverses warnings issued last week by the administration....
20:48, 2019-10-07

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation c...
19:12, 2019-08-07

11,000 Kurds died fighting ISIS and now the US is abandoning them — who will help America next time? Rodi Said / REUTERS US President Donald Trump's announcement late Sunday night that the US would withdraw troops from northeastern Syria was a stunni...
21:48, 2019-10-08

Trump says US hasn’t ‘abandoned’ Kurds despite pulling troops out of Syria President Trump on Tuesday defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey and said the US has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies — a day after ...
18:28, 2019-10-08

Kurds found out about Trump withdrawal of US troops in northern Syria from Twitter The United States' Kurdish allies learned of President Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria on Twitter....
01:08, 2019-10-13

Trump compared Turkey attacking the Kurds to 'two kids in a lot': 'You have to let them fight, and then you pull them apart' President Donald Trump held a rally in Dallas, Texas, the first since the House of Representatives voted in favor of a resolution condemning his deci...
08:44, 2019-10-18

Bloodied clothes and body bags: Kurds mourn dead in Syria Martin Chulov reports from north-east Syria on the deadliest day yet of the Turkish offensiveIn a wooden hut at the back of a hospital, a woman cradl...
20:44, 2019-10-11

Turkey, Kurds continue fighting in Syria despite US-brokered cease-fire Despite a five-day cease-fire the US brokered with Ankara, fighting continued Friday in the northeast Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn at the center ...
16:52, 2019-10-18

George Clooney calls Trump’s quip on Kurds ‘pretty shocking’ George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds “di...
21:48, 2019-10-10

Pence and Erdoğan agree on ceasefire plan but Kurds reject 'occupation' Mike Pence strikes deal with Turkish president in AnkaraAgreement appears to cement key Turkish objectivesThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan...
23:16, 2019-10-17

US ending support for Kurds in Syria will lead to genocide, says protester – video Protesters gathered outside the White House in Washington to demand Donald Trump reverse his decision to withdraw US troops from north-eastern Syria,...
14:36, 2019-10-09

George Clooney calls Trump's statement on Kurds 'pretty shocking' George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds "di...
23:48, 2019-10-10

Heightened tensions between Turks and Kurds on German amateur football pitches A military salute by Turkish players at an international against Albania has spilled over onto Germany’s amateur pitches. Regional associations are t...
15:28, 2019-10-16

Russian shadow falls over Syria as Kurds open door for Assad With the US gone, the implications of their departure is beginning to sink in across the Middle EastThe moment that changed the Middle East arrived w...
22:12, 2019-10-14

2020 Democrats slam Trump on Syria and Kurds but struggle to come up with alternative All 12 candidates onstage at Tuesday night's Democratic debate agreed that President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria was...
15:00, 2019-10-16

Trump hits Turkey with sanctions over military operation against Kurds in Syria Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump on Monday announced he's hitting Turkey with sanctions over its military incursion into northeast Syria...
22:16, 2019-10-14

Romney takes shots at Trump over race, says he’s abandoning Kurds in Syria Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, took a series of shots at President Trump in an interview that aired Sunday, saying that some of the president’s rhet...
05:40, 2019-10-21

Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says officialThe Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has hand...
13:04, 2019-06-10

Not Quite French, Not Quite Syrian: ‘Aliens Without Knowing Why’ Mahir Guven’s novel, “Older Brother,” traces the colliding fates of two young men, the sons of an immigrant taxi driver in Paris....
16:16, 2019-10-08

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward...
20:00, 2019-09-14

Syrian war doc The Cave wants to be empowering, but it’s mostly just numbing Feras Fayyad’s Oscar-nominated documentary Last Men In Aleppo succeeded through the power of its vérité footage. Fayyad captured the White Helmets’ s...
20:40, 2019-10-15

Hundreds of ISIS followers escape in Syria amid fighting between Turkey, Kurds Hundreds of Islamic State followers escaped after storming the gates of a detention camp in northern Syria on Sunday after Turkish forces shelled the...
16:36, 2019-10-13

64,000 flee ground offensive on Syria's Kurds as Turks say they have killed 277 militants Turkish ground forces led by 1,000 members of Syrian Arab militias have begun occupying several towns and villages inside the Turkish-Syrian ­border ...
12:44, 2019-10-11

NBC reporter: Kurds believe Trump 'gave the green light' for Turkey to commit genocide NBC News reporter Richard Engel warned that Turkey is planning a long-term genocidal campaign against the Kurds, who believe President Trump gave the...
18:44, 2019-10-12

Turkey launches military operation against the Kurds in Syria just days after Trump abandoned them Associated Press Turkey said it began a military operation against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, days after the Trump administra...
20:04, 2019-10-09

Kurds had back channel open to Syria, Russia over fears of U.S. pullout: officials The Kurds opened a back channel to the Syrian government and the Russians in 2018, with those talks ramping up significantly in recent weeks....
00:32, 2019-10-16

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. ...
02:00, 2019-06-03

Kurdish Syrian man sets himself on fire outside UNHCR Police have said the 31-year-old man was too injured to establish a motive, but suspected it was political. He is receiving treatment at a nearby bur...
15:55, 2019-10-23

Denmark: Syrian man gets jail for terror planning COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Syrian asylum seeker in Sweden has received a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in Copen...
14:52, 2019-05-20

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the human...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ah...
13:36, 2019-07-30

Iran oil tanker sought by US seen off Syrian coast Gibraltar released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker in mid-August after Iran promised it would not discharge its 2.1 million barrels of oil in Syria. The ve...
09:37, 2019-09-07

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at ...
13:24, 2019-05-29

Lindsey Graham says Congress will call for Turkey to be suspended from NATO and hit it with sanctions if it attacks Kurds Joshua Roberts/Reuters Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday said he expects bipartisan, veto-proof sanctions against Turkey if it attacks the Kur...
17:44, 2019-10-07

Trump's decision to abandon the Kurds in Syria sends a dangerous message to US allies around the world Associated Press President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Kurds in Syria to a Turkish invasion sends a dangerous message to US allies. The Ku...
18:44, 2019-10-07

Trump defends his Syria retreat as 'strategically brilliant,' saying the Kurds are 'no angels' and that they have 'a lot of sand they can play with' Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the Kurds are "no angels" as he defended his decision to withdraw US troops from northeast Syr...
18:32, 2019-10-16

Trump suggests Kurds are letting ISIS militants escape to draw US back into Syria President Trump on Monday suggested that Kurds are allowing Islamic State militants escape from prisons to lure the US back into Syria – a day ...
14:36, 2019-10-14

Expect more policy lurches like on Syria's Kurds unless Trump is called to account | Michael H Fuchs Acting on impulse, the president took a complicated issue and made it dramatically worse – making the US again look incompetent and unreliableDonald ...
13:04, 2019-10-09

Erdoğan threatens to 'crush the heads' of Kurds if they do not leave buffer zone agreed to in ceasefire Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he will “crush the heads” of Syrian Kurds if they don’t withdraw from a buffer zone within the five days ...
21:20, 2019-10-19

McConnell 'gravely concerned' about U.S. response to Syrian conflict Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he was “gravely concerned” about the U.S. response to the escalating conflict in Syria.In a s...
00:04, 2019-10-15

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib...
19:20, 2019-05-10

Photos by Syrian child refugees displayed in Birmingham Photographer Kate Green says she witnessed "immeasurable hardship" at a refugee camp in Jordan....
14:48, 2019-09-12

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm BEIRUT (AP) — Syria activists and media say government forces are expanding their ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel...
15:48, 2019-05-11

‘The Cave’ is the harrowing tale of an underground Syrian hospital What is it really like to be in northern Syria when the bombing starts? Few people are better equipped to tell you than Feras Fayyad, whose documenta...
19:56, 2019-10-17

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
08:52, 2019-06-20

The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays Mohammad Aljaleel looked after homeless cats during the aerial bombardment of Aleppo. He has since set up a dedicated sanctuary and veterinary clinic...
10:32, 2019-08-06

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
17:56, 2019-06-17

Syrian troops capture 2 villages in last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say their troops have captured two villages and a nearby hill in the last rebel stronghold in the country&#...
15:08, 2019-05-13

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in ...
12:00, 2019-05-10

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time...
19:12, 2019-05-16

Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report Syria's war is near an end but its universities are struggling to help the country's recovery....
01:40, 2019-06-18

Syrian government has few options to battle fuel sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government is scrambling to deal with its worst fuel crisis since the war began in 2011, aggravated by U.S. sanctions target...
15:56, 2019-05-03

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-...
18:48, 2019-08-22

US warns Syrian government over renewed chemical weapons use The State Department thinks the Syrian government has renewed its use of chemical weapons....
04:48, 2019-05-22

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdelbaset Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebelli...
15:00, 2019-06-08

ABC News airs purported Syrian war video — but it’s really from Kentucky ABC News issued an apology after mistakenly airing purported footage of Turkish forces bombing the Kurds in Syria — video that appears to have ...
16:12, 2019-10-15

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border t...
13:44, 2019-07-01

Syrian ground troops push into rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say troops have pushed their way into a rebel-held enclave in the northwest, clashing with insurgents and w...
13:44, 2019-05-08

At least 27 killed by airstrikes in rebel-controlled Syrian town The high death toll marked a sharp increase in the escalation between the two sides amid intense fighting....
18:00, 2019-07-22

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
08:16, 2019-06-15

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has kil...
12:56, 2019-08-11

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in ...
16:12, 2019-05-27

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up ...
08:36, 2019-07-29

Syrian troops capture northwestern village from rebels BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say government troops have captured a northwestern village known for its medieval fortress as they move deeper toward ...
12:32, 2019-05-09

Gavin Extence: Sheffield author on his Syrian refugee novel Gavin Extence's fourth book The End of Time follows two Syrian teenagers on their journey to the UK....
01:28, 2019-09-23

Trump's latest tweets on Syria show he has absolutely no plan to help the Kurds as Turkey boasts about killing over 100 of them Tweets from President Donald Trump on Thursday showed he has no plan to help Kurdish fighters facing a Turkish military incursion in Syria. "I say hi...
17:00, 2019-10-10

Long before the US pulled out, Kurds in Syria were keeping back channels to Russia and Assad wide open Associated Press Despite their longtime partnership with the US, Kurdish fighters in Syria were wary of abandonment. Those fighters opened a backchan...
01:00, 2019-10-16

Trump's latest conspiracy theory is that the Kurds released ISIS prisoners to pull the US back into Syria Associated Press President Donald Trump suggested Kurdish forces intentionally released ISIS prisoners to pull the US back into northeast Syria. Trum...
19:00, 2019-10-14

Explosions heard in Syrian capital apparent Israeli strikes DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country’s air defenses...
21:40, 2019-05-17

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Fig...
14:48, 2019-05-19

In a Syrian Town Under Siege, a Secret Library Kept Dreams Alive “Syria’s Secret Library,” by Mike Thomson, tells the story of a hidden book collection in a bombed-out building that functioned as “an oasis of norma...
12:00, 2019-09-28

Review: In ‘Power Strip,’ a Syrian Story Both Bleak and Striking Sylvia Khoury’s insidiously sharp new play arrives as the eight-year-old conflict is making fresh headlines in the United States....
04:08, 2019-10-22

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where ...
16:52, 2019-05-21

Report: ‘Foreign bodies’ enter Syrian airspace from Israel DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that “foreign bodies” have entered Syrian air space from Israel in the countryR...
23:12, 2019-05-18

Rebels withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have withdrawn from Khan Sheikhun in...
14:24, 2019-08-20

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect...
12:40, 2019-04-29

U.K. journalists take cover after being ‘tracked, targeted and fired upon’ by Syrian forces “We had suddenly become the new targets,” wrote Sky News journalist Alex Crawford of the incident....
02:40, 2019-05-24

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of...
13:56, 2019-06-08

Residents of Syrian city pelt retreating US troops with food Scenes in Kurdish city demonstrate sense of betrayal amid rushed US withdrawalResidents pelted apparently retreating US troops with potatoes as they ...
15:08, 2019-10-21

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic Stat...
05:36, 2019-06-20

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after author...
17:12, 2019-06-09

Storms and snow in Lebanon worsen plight for Syrian refugees Storm-force winds and snow across Lebanon have worsened the plight for tens of thousands of Syrian refugees who’ve been forced from their homes by ne...
15:47, 2019-04-09

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitAn American family has been removed from a Syrian detention cen...
20:24, 2019-05-22

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a bu...
14:32, 2019-05-30

Syrian families returning home from IS camp face hostility RAQQA, Syria — After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to return home. When she finally made it to Raqqa with...
21:12, 2019-09-23

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in fede...
12:52, 2019-06-21

Germany: Syrian man who posed with severed head charged with war crimes The 33-year old claims he did not kill and then desecrate the body of an opposing fighter. The suspect is already in prison for lesser crimes....
20:56, 2019-08-23

Trump called Turkey’s president to demand an end to Syrian invasion President Trump called Turkey’s president Monday to demand he halt the country’s incursion into Syria and enact an immediate ceasefire, Vice Pr...
04:24, 2019-10-15

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militan...
12:36, 2019-05-26

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to aveng...
09:16, 2019-05-30

Syrian residents pelt retreating US troops with food and insults Angry scenes demonstrate sense of betrayal amid rushed US withdrawalPelted with fruit and hounded by insults, the American military’s exit from Syria...
18:40, 2019-10-21

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oi...
15:32, 2019-09-07

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded do...
14:16, 2019-05-04

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad’s agencies BEIRUT (AP) — A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of P...
13:20, 2019-05-21

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring anothe...
21:12, 2019-05-27

The Latest: Turkey says Syrian troops violate cease-fire BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian gove...
19:20, 2019-05-10

What matters to Canada’s new Syrian-born citizens in this federal election? Excited to have the chance to vote, these new Canadians say immigration policy is an important factor in deciding who they choose on election day....
01:12, 2019-10-05

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mus...
01:00, 2019-06-20

Fighting in Kurdish-held Syrian town despite cease-fire Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around Ras al-Ayn as smoke billowed from locations near the border with Turkey....
12:40, 2019-10-18

Freeland revokes appointment of Syrian consul after backlash over Assad support Canada is revoking its approval of a diplomatic appointment by the Syrian government to the country's consulate in Montreal....
17:40, 2019-09-25

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B...
11:16, 2019-06-19

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the dea...
14:16, 2019-08-22

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, whi...
20:36, 2019-05-29

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli mi...
08:52, 2019-07-01

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic Sta...
06:40, 2019-06-15

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child pro...
19:28, 2019-07-01

Andrew Scheer calls appointment of Syrian consul in Montreal ‘outrageous’ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says it is "outrageous'' that Ottawa has allowed a sympathizer of the Syrian president to become the honorary consu...
19:44, 2019-09-24

Rebels partially withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have partially withdrawn from Khan S...
10:40, 2019-08-20

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party...
13:32, 2019-06-17

Syrian father, whose twins were killed in poison gas attack, displaced by violence again As Syria’s civil war edges toward a bloody end, many displaced persons fear that a government win will bring little relief — or sense of closure....
18:00, 2019-09-03

Syrian teenager left suffering in Athens by UK Home Office 'failure' Unaccompanied Syrian fell into despair after waiting more than six months for response to applicationA Syrian teenager left suicidal after the Home O...
17:56, 2019-07-11

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkey aims to resettle at least a third of the refugees in ‘safe zone’ within Syria, president saysThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has ...
14:28, 2019-09-05

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the t...
15:20, 2019-06-28

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in n...
18:44, 2019-04-18

Now Canadian citizens, some Syrian refugees able to cast federal ballot for first time A few thousand people born in Syria have become Canadian citizens since 2015, and will be able to exercise their democratic right to vote this fall....
21:16, 2019-08-10

Ben Stiller advocates for Syrian refugees in emotional testimony, urges lawmakers to 'not look away' Actor and director Ben Stiller went to Capitol Hill Wednesday to advocate for Syrian refugees and talk how the U.S. can help....
19:16, 2019-05-02

Syrian refugee, 17, attacked on San Diego trolley by man shouting slurs, police say Assault comes amid spate of Islamophobic hate crimes in southern California, advocates sayA 17-year-old Syrian refugee was attacked on a trolley in S...
00:52, 2019-10-18

Bullied Syrian schoolboy sues Tommy Robinson for £100,000 over Facebook comments Tommy Robinson is being sued for £100,000 over comments he made about a Syrian refugee who was filmed being attacked at school....
13:56, 2019-05-16

German chancellor urges Turkey’s president to stop Syrian invasion German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a Sunday phone call urged Turkey’s president to immediately halt his country’s military operations in northern Syr...
08:24, 2019-10-14

How Turkish TV is taking over the world Shows such as Magnificent Century have come to rival US TV for international popularity, sweeping through the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Wh...
11:48, 2019-09-13

Canada suspends new export permits to Turkey amid Syrian military operation Canada has been vocal in its disapproval of Turkey's recent actions since the country began a military operation in northern Syria last week....
16:40, 2019-10-15

Russian-backed Syrian forces storm Kurdish territory to counter Turks Russian-backed Syrian fighters wasted no time capitalizing on the US withdrawal from Syria Monday, deploying troops deep inside Kurdish territory sou...
20:52, 2019-10-14

'Dance is my passport': Syrian ballet dancer Ahmad Joudeh on dancing as home Becoming a successful ballet dancer while growing up in a refugee camp wasn't easy. DW caught up with the Netherlands-based dancer on World Dance Day...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Syrian crisis is ‘clearest example’ of foreign investment in terrorism, Deputy Prime Minister says at UN Although terrorism is a “global nightmare which haunts everyone”, some countries have invested in terrorism as a tool to impose their “insidious agen...
20:24, 2019-09-28

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspects Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now ...
10:44, 2019-06-26

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspect Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now ...
11:36, 2019-06-26

US troops who crossed into Iraq as part of Syrian pullout must keep moving: Iraqi military US troops who crossed into Iraq as part of President Trump’s pullout from Syria do not have permission to stay and can only remain in the war-torn co...
03:48, 2019-10-23

Russia-backed Syrian forces enter key city Manbij in northern Syria The strategic city of Manbij has come under Syrian government control after Russia and Syria moved troops into new areas of the city near Turkey's bo...
21:36, 2019-10-15

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, d...
17:36, 2019-07-26

Erdogan warns Kurdish fighters to leave Syrian region before ceasefire expires The pullout occurred under the terms of a U.S.-brokered deal for a 120-hour pause in fighting expires Tuesday night....
15:20, 2019-10-22

Inside the Syrian camp that is a 'ticking time bomb' for another wave of ISIS violence Christian Spreitz / BILD am Sonntag A refugee camp in northeastern Syria is being flooded by the fleeing families of ISIS fighters. After ISIS was mi...
17:44, 2019-10-02

Syrian rebel town Ariha pounded in airstrike, causing civilian casualties A busy, open-air market was targeted in an airstrike, according to monitors. The town of Ariha in Idlib province has been the focus of a Syrian offen...
20:40, 2019-07-27

Toronto Syrian restaurant owners defy death threats to stay open Owners of popular Soufi’s targeted with hate mail and threatsFamily says wave of support inspired them to reverse decisionA popular Syrian restaurant...
22:08, 2019-10-10

Turkish Flavors Come to a Greek Stronghold At Lokanta, a chef whose Turkish cooking has won followers in Manhattan sets up shop in Astoria, Queens....
21:04, 2019-07-02

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a si...
00:08, 2019-05-12

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 ...
17:36, 2019-10-11

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for...
02:52, 2019-06-24

These Turkish Eggs Shine in Summer Menemen shares a lot of ingredients with North African shakshuka. But it is distinctly Turkish, and very delicious....
13:20, 2019-08-13

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books h...
19:08, 2019-08-06

Syrian refugee filmed being attacked at school sues Tommy Robinson over Facebook comments Tommy Robinson is being sued for £100,000 over comments he made about a Syrian refugee who was filmed being attacked at school....
14:44, 2019-05-16

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime...
14:40, 2019-05-21

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking wit...
11:44, 2019-05-30

Kurdish soldiers, civilians evacuate Syrian town in first pull-back under cease-fire Sunday’s ministry statement said that Syrian Kurdish fighters have violated the three-day-old cease-fire some 20 times....
00:24, 2019-10-21

Syrian displacement poses ‘serious threat’ to Lebanon’s development goals, President tells UN Assembly While the “heated” wars in the Middle East over the last decade have recessed, the President of Lebanon told the United Nations General Assembly’s an...
20:12, 2019-09-25

Moment Syrian tank opens fire on Sky News crew and journalist Alex Crawford Sky News journalist Alex Crawford and her crew were deliberately targeted and fired upon by Syrian forces....
10:16, 2019-05-24

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized aft...
10:52, 2019-05-11

Syria moves troops toward Turkish offensive The Syrian military has mobilized soldiers toward the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said government...
01:32, 2019-10-14

EU ministers consider reaction to Turkish offensive in Syria EU foreign ministers will meet Monday morning to discuss an appropriate response to the deployment of Turkish troops in northeastern Syria. Sanctions...
08:32, 2019-10-14

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges...
23:36, 2019-08-15

Syria moves troops towards Turkish offensive The Syrian military is mobilizing soldiers towards the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said governmen...
21:12, 2019-10-13

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President E...
17:24, 2019-05-29

1st Turkish Cypriot MEP envisions himself as division healer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Niyazi Kizilyurek says nothing like it has happened in ethnically divided Cyprus in 140 years: He is the first Turkish Cypriot...
18:36, 2019-05-31

A Turkish woman owns over 3,000 coffee cups Coffee is an important part of Turkish culture. Mesude Isikli of Osmaniye, Turkey, has collected over 3,000 coffee cups, and that's not even the worl...
02:00, 2019-08-10

U.S. troops come under Turkish artillery fire in Syria The explosion comes as the Turkish military launches air and artillery strikes across the border....
02:12, 2019-10-12

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits...
14:44, 2019-06-07

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his apprai...
22:00, 2019-05-08

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria Turkey has remained defiant in the face of international criticism, insisting the military will push forward with its incursion. The UN has warned of...
21:44, 2019-10-11

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesda...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the p...
02:04, 2019-05-08

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espiona...
12:32, 2019-06-28

Photo of Rio Grande drowning evokes painful memories for aunt of Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi WARNING: This post contains content some viewers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised....
03:56, 2019-06-27

COMMENTARY: Fate of Syrian restaurant in Toronto shows hate coming home to roost in this election It’s precisely because of this dangerous climate that the Leaders’ Debates Commission should not have provided Bernier with a platform during the two...
16:04, 2019-10-11

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another ....
21:12, 2019-05-27

A Syrian family had to shut down their Toronto restaurant amid death threats after their son participated in an antifa protest Vince Talotta/Toronto Star via Getty Images A Syrian family will soon reopen its beloved Toronto restaurant after receiving a deluge of hateful and x...
02:48, 2019-10-11

News channel RT fined £200,000 by Ofcom for failing to be impartial in coverage of Novichok incident and Syrian conflict Ofcom has fined news channel RT £200,000 for failure to preserve impartiality in seven news and current affairs programmes, the watchdog said....
12:00, 2019-07-26

Donald Trump has 'blood on his hands' for abandoning Kurds, says retired US general President Donald Trump has "blood on his hands" for abandoning America's Kurdish allies in Syria, according to retired General John Allen....
12:36, 2019-10-14

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screamin...
15:04, 2019-06-15

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members BAGHDAD (AP) — A judiciary spokesman says Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State militants to Turkey. Judge Abdul Satta...
13:24, 2019-05-29

Turkish TV Channel Won't Air Blazers-Warriors Because Of Enes Kanter Turkish NBA fans hoping to catch the Western Conference Finals won’t be able to do so on network TV. According to the schedule for the NBA’s official...
21:04, 2019-05-14

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the wor...
19:24, 2019-05-28

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be ...
02:24, 2019-05-15

Lawyers say detainees tortured in Turkish police custody ISTANBUL (AP) — A lawyers’ group says five former Turkish foreign ministry employees were tortured while in police custody. The Ankara Bar Asso...
11:04, 2019-05-29

Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions Turkey's highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say analysts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition for a dormitory, cr...
21:00, 2019-09-20

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops d...
20:44, 2019-08-19

UN investigates alleged Turkish use of white phosphorus in Syria Kurdish medics says at least six people in hospital with burns from ‘unknown weapons’UN chemical weapons inspectors have announced they are gathering...
13:56, 2019-10-18

EU, Germany condemn Turkish offensive in northern Syria Germany and the European Union are among many voices speaking out against the Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday. World powers...
01:56, 2019-10-10

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically...
09:16, 2019-07-01

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA mili...
00:12, 2019-07-01

Why Istanbul’s new mayor could be a threat to Turkish President Erdogan Ekrem Imamoglu won the coveted role of Istanbul mayor with a simple slogan: "Everything will be great."...
18:48, 2019-06-25

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the...
15:24, 2019-06-30

Libyan fighters threaten to target Turkish interests CAIRO (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says Turkish vessels and interests are “legitimate targets” after accusing Turkey of he...
09:12, 2019-06-29

US 'will not support' Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria The White House has announced that US troops will withdraw from the Syrian-Turkish border and will not support planned Turkish military operations in...
07:20, 2019-10-07

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules, the head of the...
13:52, 2019-09-03

Turkish military operation in Syria has started, Erdogan says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that a Turkish military operation into Syria has started. Erdogan said on his official Twitter a...
15:52, 2019-10-09

'You'll suffocate me': Turkish newspaper reveals Khashoggi's last words Sabah paper says recording was obtained by Turkey’s intelligence agencyIn his final words, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to ...
23:00, 2019-09-10

An ancient Turkish town could disappear underwater in weeks A historic Turkish town with thousands of residents is just weeks from destruction, after officials defied a decades-long campaign of opposition and ...
19:44, 2019-08-27

Turkish offensive triggers exodus of aid workers from Syria EU urges restraint amid warnings that campaign against Kurdish forces will put hundreds of thousands of lives at riskDozens of aid workers have cross...
13:44, 2019-10-10

Etna erupts and Turkish cadets: Friday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:24, 2019-05-31

How Lindsey Graham Got Fooled by a Phony Turkish Official On a pair of calls this summer, two notorious Russian pranksters fooled the South Carolina Senator into thinking he was working toward a deal with th...
22:32, 2019-10-10

Turkish currency buoyed by Istanbul election result ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s lira currency has opened higher against the U.S. dollar after a repeat election for mayor in Istanbul ended months of ...
09:36, 2019-06-24

Trump warns Turkish president: ‘Don’t be a tough guy’ over Syria President Trump warned his Turkish counterpart in a letter that the world would “look upon you forever as the devil” if he didn’t f...
23:12, 2019-10-16

Trump warns Turkish president over Syria: ‘Don’t be a fool!’ President Trump warned his Turkish counterpart in a letter that the world would “look upon you forever as the devil” if he didn’t f...
00:56, 2019-10-17

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he hold...
13:24, 2019-05-10

Man shot dead outside Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant A man was shot dead outside a Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police say. The 23-year-old victim, Davon Williams, was outside Bunny Bed Stu...
19:56, 2019-10-04

Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Minister ...
18:48, 2019-05-02

At Lokanta, Sheep’s Head Soup and Other Turkish Delights The celebrated (and talkative) chef Orhan Yegen brings his repertoire of subtle braises, soups, and stews from Turkey to Astoria, Queens....
21:04, 2019-07-02

Turkish president threatens to send 3.6m refugees to Europe Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warns he will ‘open the gates’ if Syria assault is called an ‘occupation’The Turkish president has threatened to “open the gates...
16:12, 2019-10-10

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be car...
20:40, 2019-08-01

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in...
16:44, 2019-07-17

Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspora in the world. Kurds and supporters there rallied against Turkey's incursion into Syria that threatens to unl...
21:32, 2019-10-12

ISIS supporters escape amid Turkish attack A U.S. military official said the situation across northeastern Syria was “deteriorating rapidly.”...
15:20, 2019-10-13

House to condemn Trump for enabling Turkish invasion A bipartisan group of House lawmakers have drafted a resolution to condemn the White House's decision to pull troops out of northern Syria this week,...
01:32, 2019-10-12

US Special Forces in Syria shelled by Turkish troops The Turkish military shelled U.S. Special Forces during an operation the country insists was a mistake....
05:00, 2019-10-12

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security co...
22:16, 2019-05-15

Syria: Hundreds of 'IS' supporters freed in Turkish incursion Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 950 terrorist sympathizers to flee a guarded camp in Syria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel ...
17:44, 2019-10-13

US troops in Syria come under fire from Turkish positions, Pentagon says All US troops accounted for after explosion near outpost where Turkey knew American forces were present, official saysUS troops deployed near the cit...
16:20, 2019-10-12

US special forces get caught up in Turkish shelling in Syria A group of US Special Forces troops were caught close to the action in Syria when Turkey shelled Kurdish positions in area, a report said Friday. A s...
00:00, 2019-10-12

Germany: Thousands protest Turkish offensive in Syria Thousands of people in Germany expressed their discontent with Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria. More than 10,000 protesters gatherered ...
20:44, 2019-10-12

European lawmakers condemn Turkish operation in Syria MEPs universally condemned the Turkish military action in Syria but were divided on how to respond. Some called for further sanctions and the suspens...
13:48, 2019-10-23

Gundogan and Can 'like' controversial Turkish football Instagram post Ilkay Gündogan and Emre Can have embroiled themselves in a row over a controversial military salute celebration. The German internationals liked an I...
20:24, 2019-10-13

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdo...
12:00, 2019-06-20

US Special Forces come under Turkish fire in Syria attack The Turkish military shelled U.S. Special Forces during an operation the country insists was an apparent mistake....
02:52, 2019-10-12

Israeli fighter jets launch huge attack on Syrian capital – massive explosions rock city ISRAELI warplanes have launched attacks on Syrian military positions outside the capital Damascus and in the city of Homs....
05:44, 2019-07-01

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
21:12, 2019-08-07

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, ...
22:04, 2019-07-30

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
02:32, 2019-04-25

Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan delegation to Jordan to talk Middle East peace amid the Syrian crisis Associated Press, Olivia Harris/REUTERS Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan House delegation to Jordan on Saturday to meet with a group of official...
17:20, 2019-10-20

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames the...
11:16, 2019-07-19

Bulgaria and Romania hope to win back planned Turkish VW plant After German carmaker Volkswagen postponed a final decision on building a plant in Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania once again see a chance to win back t...
16:40, 2019-10-17