Turkey and Russia trade accusations as Syria tensions rise

World Feb 13, 2020

Turkey and Russia trade accusations as Syria tensions rise

Turkey's president accused Russia of committing "massacres" in its support of the Syrian government on Wednesday, escalating a war of words as more Turkish reinforcements arrived on the ground. Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to strike Syrian regime forces "everywhere" if its soldiers come under renewed ...

Syrian troops capture key rebel town despite Turkish warning

World Feb 6, 2020

Syrian troops capture key rebel town despite Turkish warning

Syrian government troops captured a key opposition town in the northwest Wednesday despite threats by Turkey's president to use force if they don't pull back by the end of the month, an observer group and news network reported. The town, Saraqeb, sits at the intersection ...