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Kurdish authorities in northeastern Syria have set up their first hospital specializing in treating coronavirus patients, following the death of a patient in the area

Comment: The women working for Syria's White Helmets are among the most courageous in the world. It's time they received credit where it's due, writes Anna Fleischer.

Assad wants to obliterate Idlib. Can Turkey stop him?

Imogen Lambert

Assad wants to obliterate Idlib. Can Turkey stop him?

Analysis: As battle fronts are redrawn in Syria's north, will Idlib, the country's last remaining rebel stronghold, be spared a major regime onslaught?

Russia and Turkey begin joint Syria patrols

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Russia and Turkey begin joint Syria patrols

Turkey's defence ministry has announced that joint patrols with Russia in Syria began on Friday, starting in the al-Darbasiyah region.

Syrian regime soldiers captured by Turkey could be released

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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” ...

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.

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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.

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Turkey says 'no need' to restart Syria offensive

A US announcement confirming the withdrawal of Kurdish forces in Syria prompted Ankara to suggest there was no longer a need to restart its ...

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Russia, Turkey reach 'historic' deal on Syria border

A meeting between Turkey's Erdogan and Russia's Putin on Tuesday resulted in 'a historic agreement' between the two leaders.

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.

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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 ...

Turkey sanctions signal Trump's weakness as impeachment looms

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Turkey sanctions signal Trump's weakness as impeachment looms

Comment: Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria and sanction Turkey has exposed a weak US president with little diplomatic credibility, ...

Syria regime takes over Kobane as Turkey offensive halts

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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 says Erdogan will meet Vice-President Pence after all

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Turkey says Erdogan will meet Vice-President Pence after all

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reversed his decision not to meet with US President Donald Trump's deputy Mike Pence.

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring has uprooted 275,000 more Syrians

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Turkey's Operation Peace Spring has uprooted 275,000 more Syrians

Kurdish authorities in northern Syria have said that 275,000 people have been displaced by fighting as Turkey’s 'Operation Peace Spring' enters ...

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Putin invites Erdogan to Russia amid Syria offensive: Kremlin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit his Russian counterpart in Russia soon, the Kremlin said, as the two sides aim to prevent clashes between Turkish and Syrian regime forces.

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Turkey 'can never declare ceasefire' in north Syria: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed a US proposal to broker a ceasefire in northern Syria.

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Russian forces patrol between Syrian, Turkish troops

Russia said the patrols were taking place after the regime - invited to return by Kurdish forces who lost their US patrons - took control of ...

James Snell

The deadly toll of US indifference in Syria

Comment: From inaction over regime use of chemical weapons, to a callous abandonment of the Kurds, US policy in Syria is a riot of indifference, ...

Russian forces 'take over <em>Manbij</em> base' abandoned by US

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Russian forces 'take over Manbij base' abandoned by US

Videos posted on social media showed what appeared to be a member of a Russian private military company in the abandoned US base in ...

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Syria Kurdish fighters mount 'fierce resistance' to Turkish advance

Kurdish fighters have prevented Turkish forces capturing the border town of Ras Al-Ain, as the race to carve up northern Syria begins.

Syrian regime takes over <em>Manbij</em> as US troops withdraw

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Syrian regime takes over Manbij as US troops withdraw

The US-led coalition confirms that its forces have withdrawn from Manbij as the Syrian regime takes 'full control' of the city.

Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish shelling near Syria's <em>Manbij</em>

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Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish shelling near Syria's Manbij

Turkish-backed Syrian soldiers are based outside Manbij.

Trump: Let "Assad protect the Kurds"

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Trump: Let "Assad protect the Kurds"

Trump says Assad can "protect the Kurds" as a battle between Turkish-backed groups and regime forces looms in Manbij.

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