The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday they had withdrawn from the border town of Ras al Ain under a U.S.-brokered ceasefire deal, but a spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the withdrawal was not yet complete.
Israel should not be constrained by international borders or laws if it feels under threat, and can always rely on US support, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said following his meeting with the Israeli PM and the chief of Mossad.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that he will discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin the deployment of the Syrian army in a "security zone" in Northern Syria.
Urgent talks between Putin and Erdoğan on further steps in the region are scheduled for the next week in Sochi, reports Voice of America.
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ANTAKYA (Sputnik) – The possible protection of the Kurdish units, operating in northern Syria, by Damascus will be regarded by Ankara as a declaration of war on Turkey, Yasin Aktay, an adviser of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, said on Saturday.
We paused the operation for five days. In this time, the terrorists will withdraw from the safe zone, their weapons will be collected and position destroyed. If this doesnt happen, we will continue the operation, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said in his speech during an event in Turkish city of Kayseri.
On Thursday, people took to the streets of the Lebanese capital l Beirut to protest over the government's latest initiative to introduce a tax for the use of messaging applications. FaceTime and WhatsApp.
Earlier this week, President Assad’s political adviser Bouthaina Shaaban stated that the Syrian government “cannot accept” a US-Turkey agreement on ceasefire in northern Syria, which came after Ankara launched a military operation in the area on 9 October.