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Turkey launches ground offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

Turkey launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria on Wednesday (Oct 9), with intensive bombardment paving the way for a ground...

Turkey ignores US warnings over Russian S-400 missile deployment

Ankara: Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statement...

Germany says no to US request for ground troops in Syria

BERLIN: Berlin said on Monday (July 8) it had no plans to send ground troops to Syria, refusing a US request for Germany to...

Turkey says US distorted meeting, but Pompeo stands by it

Turkey on Thursday accused the US State Department of making false claims about rows during a meeting between the top US and Turkish diplomats,...

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel had at the weekend carried out an air strike on Iranian weapons in Syria, a rare...

Joint Turkey-US patrols begin in Syria’s Manbij

Troops from Turkey and the United States launched joint patrols in the northern Syrian city of Manbij on Thursday, the Turkish defence minister said,...

32 civilians killed in coalition strikes in east Syria: monitor

Air strikes by the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group in eastern Syria have killed at least 32 civilians in less than...

Russia boosts Syrian air defence after plane shot down

Moscow on Monday announced new security measures to protect its military in Syria, including supplying the Syrian army with an S-300 air defence system...

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria kill 3,300 civilians: monitor

More than 3,000 civilians have been killed in US-led coalition air strikes against the Daesh group in Syria since they began four years ago,...

Dutch soon to pull fighter jets striking IS targets

Dutch F-16 fighter jets will end bombing missions against Daesh (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria at the end of the year, the Netherlands government...