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  1. Turkish President Erdogan announces operation in Idlib, northern Syria

    Sott.net - World 10.07 / 17:46 sott.net
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced plans to deploy the country's soldiers to Syria's Idlib, where the Free Syrian Army rebel fighters backed by Ankara have launched an operation. "We intend to further enhance our steps in providing safety to Idlib now. There is a serious operation in Idlib today and it is going to continue," Erdogan said as quoted by Anadolu news agency, adding that the "Turkish soldiers are not there yet." He also vowed support for "our brothers in…
  2. Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation – Erdogan

    Rappler.com - Lifestyle 10.07 / 13:59 rappler.com
    ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, October 7, that pro-Ankara Syrian rebels were staging a new military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province with the aim of pushing out jihadists who control the region. The move comes as Turkey along with Russia and Iran prepare to …
  3. Turkey president announces operation in northern Syria

    Thegardenisland.com - Garden Island 10.07 / 12:34 thegardenisland.com
    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president announced Saturday the country has launched a "serious" operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province with Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces, following i…
  4. Turkey president announces operation in northern Syria

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 10.07 / 11:05 wgmd.com
    ISTANBUL –  Turkey’s president has announced the country is conducting a “serious” operation against extremist groups in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province with Turkey-backed rebels. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday the operation was a “new step” to establish security in Idlib. He says: “Today, there is a serious operation in Idlib and it will continue.”…
  5. Syria regime enters ISIS-held town in 'severe blow' to ISIS

    Rappler.com - Lifestyle 10.07 / 10:48 rappler.com
    BEIRUT, Lebanon – Regime forces Friday, October 6, broke into the eastern town of Mayadeen, one of the Islamic State group's last bastions in Syria, backed by Russian air raids taking a deadly toll on civilians. Mayadeen in the oil-rich eastern province of Deir Ezzor is seen as the jihadist group's …
  6. Turkey president announces operation in northern Syria

    O.seattletimes.com - World 10.07 / 10:31 o.seattletimes.com
    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president has announced the country is conducting a “serious” operation against extremist groups in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province with Turkey-backed rebels. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday the operation was a “new step” to establish security in Idlib. He says: “Today, there is a serious operation in Idlib and it will […
  7. US striving to avoid World Cup playoff vs Syria or Australia

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — American soccer players do not want fly over 8,000 miles to Malaysia next month for a playoff against Syria or make a 7,000-mile-plus journey for a match in Australia. After getting just one point in two September qualifiers, a loss to Panama on Friday night would have left the U.S. with one more chance to reach next year's World Cup: by winning a playoff against the fifth-place nation in Asia. And the Americans weren't even assured of that. "We still knew that e…
  8. ‘Kill box’: Rebels say Russia, Syria don’t discriminate between combatants, civilians in Idlib airstri

    Worldtribune.com - Russia 10.06 / 18:38 worldtribune.com
    by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2017 More than 150 civilians have been killed this week in airstrikes carried out by Russia and the Syrian regime in Idlib province. Despite the Russian Defense Ministry’s insistence that its warplanes do not target civilian areas, anti-Assad rebels and emergency workers in Idlib and neighboring Hama province say the…
  9. Al-Qaida-linked fighters launch new attack in central Syria

    Federalnewsradio.com - World 10.06 / 14:30 federalnewsradio.com
    Activists: Al-Qaida fighters attack crossroads village in central Syria; government forces reportedly enter IS-held town The post Al-Qaida-linked fighters launch new attack in central Syria appeared first on…
  10. Saudi King heads to Russia to talk oil, Syria, Iran

    Worldtribune.com - Russia 10.06 / 11:32 worldtribune.com
    by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2017 In the first ever visit to Moscow by a reigning Saudi monarch, King Salman is expected to prioritize oil cooperation but will also discuss differences with Russia over Syria and Iran. The King, who arrives in Moscow on Oct. 5, will have several investment deals on his plate, including…
  11. ACLU challenges detention of American captured in Syria

    Collegian.psu.edu - Education 10.06 / 10:26 collegian.psu.edu
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday challenged the detention of a U.S. citizen who was picked up on the Syrian battlefield for allegedly fighting with Islamic State m…
  12. Syria keeps world cup hope strong alive

    Givemegoal.com - Soccer 10.06 / 04:33 givemegoal.com
    Omar Al Somah scored a late penalty as Syria maintained their 2018 World Cup wishes alive with a draw in the first leg of their play-off against Australia. In their previous suit, striker Al Somah netted an injury-time equaliser against Iran as Syria completed third in their Asian qualifying team. He also converted […] The post Syria keeps world cup hope strong alive appeared first on Give me Go…
  13. Syria preparing for World Cup playoff against Australia

    Dailyrecordnews.com - World 10.06 / 01:55 dailyrecordnews.com
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Torn apart by war, Syria's national soccer team is coming together for a spot at next year's World C…
  14. Syria keep World Cup dream alive after late penalty equalizer against Australia

    Dw.com - All Sports 10.06 / 01:39 dw.com
    A late Omar al-Soma penalty handed Syria a draw against Australia in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying tie in Malaysia. The sides will meet again on Tuesday in Sydney to determine who makes the next…
  15. Renewed fighting in Syria intensifies, even in 'de-escalation zones'

    Dw.com - Business 10.06 / 01:38 dw.com
    The UN warns that the seemingly indiscriminate bombings of hospitals, schools and civilians could amount to war crimes. Officials say it is the most brutal fighting since last year's gruesome battle for…
  16. Syria preparing for World Cup playoff against Australia

    Billingsgazette.com - World 10.04 / 22:27 billingsgazette.com
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Torn apart by war, Syria's national soccer team is coming together for a spot at next year's World C…
  17. Syria preparing for World Cup playoff against Australia

    Abc27.com - World 10.04 / 21:39 abc27.com
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Torn apart by war, Syria’s national soccer team is coming together for a spot at next year’s World Cup. The Sy…
  18. Sarin used in Syria 5 days before Khan Sheikhun: Chemical watchdog

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 10.04 / 21:23 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Sarin nerve agent was used in an 'incident' at a northern Syrian village in late March, five days before the attack on Khan…
  19. Russia says its airstrikes wounded al-Qaida leader in Syria

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 10.04 / 19:45 abcnews.go.com
    Russia says it carried out airstrikes in Syria this week that critically wounded the leader of an al-Qaida-linked group and killed 12 other militant commanders, a report that was categorically denied by the…
  20. Syria preparing for World Cup playoff against Australia

    Dailyrecordnews.com - World 10.04 / 17:58 dailyrecordnews.com
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Torn apart by war, Syria's national soccer team is coming together for a spot at next year's World C…