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Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Suspected Russian warplanes have bombed the Turkish-controlled city of Al-Bab in northern Syria, one day after a roadside bomb targeted a joint Turkish-Russian patrol in rebel-held Idlib province.

Car bombing kills seven in Syria's rebel-held Azaz

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Car bombing kills seven in Syria's rebel-held Azaz

At least seven people were killed Sunday in a car bomb that hit a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said.

Syria Weekly: 'Idlib will fall,' Assad regime tells Turkey

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: 'Idlib will fall,' Assad regime tells Turkey

The Assad regime is determined to capture the Idlib province, Ali Mamlouk told his Turkish counterpart, an event that will have huge ...

Car bomb explosion kills 15 in northern Syrian city

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Car bomb explosion kills 15 in northern Syrian city

At least 15 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in Al-Bab in northern Syria, which is under the control of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey announces capture of wife of IS leader Baghdadi

‘We captured his wife and didn’t make a fuss,’ boasted Erdogan while announcing Turkey had captured the assassinated IS leader’s wife, sister and brother in law in Syria.

The New Arab

IS spokesman killed in north Syria airstrike

The Islamic State group's spokesman was killed Sunday in northern Syria shortly after the militants' leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was announced ...

The New Arab

What happens next? Turkey launches a new Syria offensive

The situation in northern Syria went from relative calm to a full-blown operation in a number of days.

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.

Scores killed in explosion targeting hospital in northern Syria

The New Arab

Scores killed in explosion targeting hospital in northern Syria

A truck bomb exploded outside a hospital in the town of Al-Ra’ie in northern Syria, killing 12 people, the latest in a series of attacks in the ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Deal or no deal between Turkey-US?

Turkey and the US announced a 'safe zone' agreement for Syria this week, adding further uncertainty for millions of Syrians.

US-Turkey deal over Syrian safe-zone complicated by S-400 crisis

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel

US-Turkey deal over Syrian safe-zone complicated by S-400 crisis

Comment: A spat between the United States and Turkey over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 missile has spilled into Syria, writes Bashdar ...

Syria Weekly: Russian weaponry puts Turkey-US relations on rocks

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Russian weaponry puts Turkey-US relations on rocks

Growing hostility between Turkey and the US could play out in Syria, where tensions between the two sides of the presence of armed Kurdish ...

Turkey three years on after the failed coup attempt

Ömer Özkizilcik

Turkey three years on after the failed coup attempt

Analysis: Three years after the failed coup attempt in Turkey, Ankara is pursuing its national interest with fewer distractions, writes Ömer ...

UK presses Russia to answer for Idlib hospital attacks

The New Arab

UK presses Russia to answer for Idlib hospital attacks

British Ambassador Karen Pierce requested assurances from Russia and Syria during a UN Security Council meeting in Washington on Friday.

The New Arab

Syria ex Al-Qaeda group seeks rivals' assistance in Idlib

Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) controls most of Idlib province as well as parts of neighbouring Aleppo, Hama and Latakia provinces.

Paul Iddon

Who did what to defeat the Islamic State group

Analysis: Given the multitude of nations and groups that contributed to the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, Paul Iddon ...

Zouhir al-Shimale

Syrian suffering continues in Idlib

Surrounded on all sites, under artillery bombardment and airstrikes, displaced in some cases twice or three times already, those trapped in ...

Paul McLoughlin

In maps: How Syria changed over eight years

Eight years on, the revolution in Syria continues despite eight years of hardship and bloodshed.

HTS capture more opposition areas in northern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

HTS capture more opposition areas in northern Syria

In-depth: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham have taken over more areas of northern Syria from rebel groups.

The New Arab

Turkey says Kurdish militants will be 'buried in ditches'

Earlier this week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned of an "imminent" offensive against Kurdish-controlled areas of northern Syria.

Ankara's military build-up heralds tough choices for Washington

Bashdar Ismaeel

Ankara's military build-up heralds tough choices for Washington

Comment: The US has tried to sit on the fence between local allies in the SDF and regional allies in Ankara, but the situation is increasingly ...

Erdogan warns of 'imminent' new Turkish <em>operation</em> in Syria

The New Arab

Erdogan warns of 'imminent' new Turkish operation in Syria

Turkish forces are to launch a fresh intervention in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned.

Thousands of Syrians return to northern border, Turkey says

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands of Syrians return to northern border, Turkey says

Turkey says 260,000 Syrians have returned following operation Euphrates Shield to oust Kurdish YPG forces and IS ...

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