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Turkey Tries to Forestall Syrian Offensive

Syria has been holding off, at least temporarily, on an offensive to retake the last major opposition stronghold in the country, as tensions grow between Turkey and its ally Russia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Here"s How Turkey Stalled The Syrian-Russian Offensive On Idlib

Here"s How Turkey Stalled The Syrian-Russian Offensive On Idlib.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 17th, 2018

Russia, Turkey to Create Buffer Zone in Syrian Opposition Stronghold

Russia and Turkey have reached a tentative agreement to create a demilitarized buffer zone in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, a move that could help avert a fight and likely humanitarian catastrophe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Syria"s Looming Idlib Offensive Is Stalled by Turkey

Syria’s government, amid growing tension between its ally Russia and neighboring Turkey, is holding off on a planned offensive on a major rebel stronghold, giving Ankara more time to persuade armed groups to disperse......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

YouTube Shuts Down All Syrian State Channels As Idlib Assault Begins

Syrian state YouTube channels have been shut down this morning just as the Syrian Army's ground offensive has officially begun. This includes the following now terminated Syrian state and pro-government channels: Syrian Presidency, Syria MoD .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 8th, 2018

Iran, Russia, Turkey Leaders Urge "Negotiated Political Process" On Idlib As Putin And Erdogan Clash

Amidst extreme tensions ratcheting up over the past days as Russian and Syrian forces have initiated their final assault on al-Qaeda held Idlib, the presidents of I.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 7th, 2018

Countries Race to Avert Syrian Offensive in Rebel-Held City

The U.S. and Eu.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2018

Turkey Urges Russia, Iran to Help Call Off Syrian Regime Attack on Militants

Turkey’s president pressed the countries’ leaders to prevent what could be one of the Syrian war’s bloodiest battles, as they met at a summit to discuss the fate of thousands of civilians and militants in Idlib province......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2018

Russia Launches Strikes Ahead of Offensive on Syrian Rebel Bastion

Russian warplanes struck Syria’s Idlib province as residents and rebels in the country’s last major opposition stronghold steeled for a regime offensive that the U.S. has warned could trigger a humanitarian disaster......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 4th, 2018

Falling lira hits Syrian enclave backed by Turkey

In a part of northern Syria that Turkey's army helped rebels capture in 2016, the falling Turkish lira has hit shopkeepers, medical charities and fighters. Emily Wither reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 29th, 2018

In Surprising Turn, US Sends "Farewell Message" To Proxies In Syria"s South

There's been a significant and unexpected development in southern Syria, where the Syrian Army and allied forces are engaged in a major offensive to take back Daraa and Al-Quneitra pr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 24th, 2018

‘Volcanoes of Fire’: Syrian Rebels Vow Retaliation Against Assad Offensive

“We have made up our minds. There will be no retreat from the principles of the revolution or surrender of a single inch of the Syrian south.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 19th, 2018

US-Backed Kurds Agree To "Unconditional Talks" With Syrian Government After Pentagon-Turkey Deal

US-Backed Kurds Agree To "Unconditional Talks" With Syrian Government After Pentagon-Turkey Deal.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2018

U.S., Turkey Reach Deal Over Tense Northern Syrian Town

The U.S. and Turkey reached a strategically vital accord over a northern Syrian town, U.S. State Department officials said on Tuesday, defusing a potential military flashpoint between the two NATO allies......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 5th, 2018

US, Turkey Said To Reach Deal For Withdrawal Of Kurdish Forces From Key Syrian Town

Turkey has announced a new agreement with the US which will involve the pullout of all Kur.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2018

Putin Keeps Cool And Averts WWIII As Israeli-French Gamble In Syria Backfires Spectacularly

Authored by Robert Bridge via The Strategic Culture Foundation, By initiating an attack on the Syrian province of Latakia, home to the Russia-operated Khmeimim A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge13 hr. 12 min. ago

Ray Dalio Talks Turkey, Argentina, And The Next Economic Downturn

Ray Dalio, co-chairman and founder at Bridgewater Associates, examines the crises is Turkey and Argentina and explains his expectations for the next economic downturn. He spea.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 21st, 2018

John Bolton is warning about offensive cyberattacks under a new Trump policy

Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump has signed a new National Cyber Strategy document authorizing offensive cyberattacks against foreign targets, the White House ann.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

A California barber shop says it didn"t realize having a Colin Kaepernick doll hanging from a noose was offensive until photos of it surfaced online

Fox 40 Bowtie Barbershop in Placerville, California, had a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

Turkey"s Economic Woes Raise Tensions in Egypt

Turkey’s economic crisis has heightened concerns in Egypt about whether the Arab world’s largest country is positioned to withstand falling confidence in emerging markets world-wide......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 21st, 2018

Terror Group Puts Plan for Syrian Demilitarized Zone at Risk

Terrorist groups operating in the last stronghold of opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are signalling reluctance to abide by an ambitious pact aimed at protecting millions of civilians......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018