Three killed as Kurdish forces bomb school in north Syria: Turkey

World Nov 20, 2019

Three killed as Kurdish forces bomb school in north Syria: Turkey

Kurdish fighters have bombed a school in northern Syria, killing three civilians and injuring eight others including children, the Turkish defense ministry said on Tuesday. Ankara has accused the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which it labels "terrorists," of carrying out bombings in Tal Abyad, ...

Syrian troops begin deploying along border with Turkey

World Nov 15, 2019

Syrian troops begin deploying along border with Turkey

Syrian government forces started deploying Thursday in areas close to the Turkish border in the country's northeast as part of an agreement reached between Russia and Turkey, state media reported. News agency SANA said troops were deploying between the towns of Jawadiyeh and Malkiyeh, also ...

Russia sets up chopper base in northern Syria after U.S. exit

World Nov 15, 2019

Russia sets up chopper base in northern Syria after U.S. exit

Russia has set up a helicopter base at an airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli, the Russian Defense Ministry's Zvezda TV channel said on Thursday, a move designed to increase Moscow's control over events on the ground there. Two Mi-35 helicopter gunships were ...

British founder of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey

World Nov 11, 2019

British founder of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey

The British founder of a group that helped establish the Syrian White Helmets rescue organization has died in Istanbul, his office said on Monday. Anadolu Agency said James Le Mesurier's body was found early Monday near his home in Istanbul's Beyoglu district by worshippers on ...