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The HDP is Turkey's second biggest opposition party, but the government accuses it of being a political front for outlawed Kurdish militants.

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

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Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

A bombing in Ras Al-Ain and intra-rebel clashes have rocked an uneasy peace in northern Syria.

Widow of German jihadist rapper goes on trial

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Widow of German jihadist rapper goes on trial

The woman, named as 35-year-old Omaima M., faces a slew of charges including membership of a foreign terror group, human trafficking and crimes ...

Four children killed in fire in northeastern Syria

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Four children killed in fire in northeastern Syria

Four children have been killed and six adults injured after a fire broke out at a camp for displaced people near the town of Malikiyeh.

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US confirms American troop pull-out from northeast Syria

Trump's decision to pull US troops away from Turkey border areas has been hugely controversial.

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Turkish fire kills Kurdish civilian during joint Syria patrol

Kurdish authorities say Turkish forces on joint patrol with Russia first used tear gas on demonstrators and then opened live fire, killing one ...

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Turkey and Russia begin joint patrols in northern Syria

Locals pelted Turkish and Russian armoured vehicles with shoes as they began patrols near Kobane.

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Syrian regime soldiers captured by Turkey could be released

The Russian news network RT says that 18 regime soldiers captured by Turkish-backed fighters in northern Syria could have their “status settled” ...

Syria Weekly: Trump U-turn could see US troops remain

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Trump U-turn could see US troops remain

US troops could be deployed to guard oil and gas fields in eastern Syria, amid fears of an IS resurgence.

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan demands US hand over SDF chief to Turkey

Turkey’s president denounced US plans to fast-track a visa for the SDF leader, yet still plans to meet Trump in Washington on November 13.

Russian military police arrive in northeastern Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Russian military police arrive in northeastern Syria

A historic deal between Ankara and Moscow has reshaped the map of northeastern Turkey, forcing Kurdish forces from the region and establishing ...

Kurdish fighters leave besieged Syria town following ceasefire deal

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Kurdish fighters leave besieged Syria town following ceasefire deal

Turkey's defence ministry confirmed Kurdish fighters were leaving the besieged border town of Ras al-Ain in Syria.

Syria Weekly: Turkey offensive leads to land scramble

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Turkey offensive leads to land scramble

Turkey has agreed to halt military operations against the Kurdish YPG, having captured a new stretch of Syrian territory.

The future of the Syrian Democratic Forces

Ömer Özkizilcik

The future of the Syrian Democratic Forces

Why are former Centcom officials propagating the betrayal of Syrian Kurds when they have argued that the SDF are a multi-ethnic group for years, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey to 'completely end' Syria offensive upon Kurdish withdrawal

The US and Turkey agreed a five-day ceasefire in northeastern Syria to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw, upon which Turkey will halt its offensive, Pence reported after talks in Ankara.

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US bombs its own military base after Syria withdrawal

Fighter jets targeted a cement factory near Kobane which had served as a coordination centre for the US-led coalition and Kurdish ...

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Kurdish commander says Trump 'approved deal' with Russia, Damascus

The deal struck by Kurdish groups came on Sunday after Trump had ordered US troops to withdraw as Turkey launched its attack last week.

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Syria regime takes over Kobane as Turkey offensive halts

Syrian regime troops entered Kobane, also known as Ain Al-Arab, on Wednesday night

Turkey's Erdogan says US Syria withdrawal 'positive'

The New Arab

Turkey's Erdogan says US Syria withdrawal 'positive'

Erdogan stated that the military offensive will re-distribute the stolen Kurdish land to the Syrian National Army, a group of Syrian ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syrian regime troops mass at Turkey border

The massively outgunned Kurds described their deal with the Syrian government as a necessary step to stop the assault. 100,000 civilians could ...

Kurdish forces announce deal with Syrian regime

The New Arab & agencies

Kurdish forces announce deal with Syrian regime

Syria's Kurds announced a groundbreaking deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey.

Syria Weekly: Syria's north is up for grabs

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Syria's north is up for grabs

Turkey, the SDF, IS, and Russian-backed Syrian regime are vying for territory in northern Syria.

Revealed: Turkey's plan to capture northern Syria from Kurds

Adi Smajić & Paul McLoughlin

Revealed: Turkey's plan to capture northern Syria from Kurds

In-depth: Syrian fighters are poised to launched a third Turkish-backed offensive in northern Syria.

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