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    Turkey-Iran-Pakistan axis trying to gain traction again amid ‘regional challenges’

    Tehran: The proposal that Iran, Pakistan and Turkey should band together to address regional security challenges is once again gaining traction. However, there are inherent limitations for such a framework to consolidate…

  • SyriaUS-Turkey deadline on Syria expires 1900 GMT Tuesday

    US-Turkey deadline on Syria expires 1900 GMT Tuesday

    ANKARA: The deadline for the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters from areas in northeastern Syria expires at 1900 GMT Tuesday, a Turkish military source said, as part of a 120-hour suspension agreed between Ankara and…

  • SyriaUS-Turkey deadline on Syria expires 1900 GMT Tuesday

    Turkey ‘downs’ unidentified drone on Syria border

    ISTANBUL: Turkey’s air force on Sunday downed an unidentified drone on the Syrian border after it breached Turkish air space multiple times, the defence ministry said.  The drone detected near the border…

  • SyriaWill a 'safe zone' be set up in northern Syria?

    Will a ‘safe zone’ be set up in northern Syria?

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes a new “safe zone” in northern Syria will kill two birds with one stone — easing the refugee burden and pushing Kurdish militants away from his southern border.…

  • SyriaUS to withdraw troops as Turkey launches Syria operation: White House

    US, Turkey stage joint patrols in northeast Syria

    The US and Turkey launched a second round of joint patrols in northeastern Syria on Tuesday as part of plans to create a “safe” buffer zone, the Turkish defence ministry said. Four Turkish armoured…

  • NewsUS-Turkey deadline on Syria expires 1900 GMT Tuesday

    Damascus condemns US-Turkish patrols in Syria

    Damascus said Sunday it strongly opposes joint patrols in northeast Syria by the United States and Turkey, calling it a flagrant “aggression” that seeks to prolong the country’s eight-year conflict. The Syrian government also…

  • NewsTurkey denies targeting US troops in Syria

    US, Turkey launch joint patrols in northeast Syria

    Akçakale: The United States and Turkey on Sunday began joint patrols in northeastern Syria aimed at easing tensions between Ankara and US-backed Kurdish forces.  Six Turkish armoured vehicles crossed the border to join US…

  • SyriaUS to withdraw troops as Turkey launches Syria operation: White House

    US-Turkey Syria operations centre at full capacity: minister

    ANKARA: A US-Turkey operations centre aimed at creating a safe zone in northern Syria is operating at “full capacity”, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Saturday. Under an agreement reached between Ankara and Washington…

  • NewsUS to withdraw troops as Turkey launches Syria operation: White House

    Syria Kurds say will help implement US-Turkey ‘safe zone’

    HASAKEH: Syria‘s Kurds said on Saturday they would support the implementation of a US-Turkey deal to set up a buffer zone in their areas along the Turkish border. The so-called “safe zone”…

  • SyriaUS to withdraw troops as Turkey launches Syria operation: White House

    US-Turkey Syria operations centre starts next week: minister

    A US-Turkey operations centre aimed at creating a safe zone in northern Syria to manage tensions between Ankara and a US-backed Kurdish militia will be fully operational next week,  the Turkish defence minister said…

  • SyriaAir strikes kill 15 civilians in northwest Syria

    Syria safe zone agreement with Turkey will come in ‘stages’: US

    WASHINGTON: An agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a safe zone in northwest Syria will be implemented gradually, with some operations beginning soon, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday. “We are currently…

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