Russia and Turkey agreed on Tuesday to ensure Kurdish forces withdraw from areas close to Syria's border with Turkey and to launch joint patrols, in a deal hailed as "historic" by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Josh Sigurdson talks with author and economic analyst John Sneisen about the state of the Turkish economy following years of problems facing the Turkish Lira and vast expansion of infrastructure within the country.
Turkey agrees to a 5-day suspension coupled with a U.S. pledge to facilitate a pullout by Syrian Kurdish fighters.
US agrees Turkey will be in charge of Syria safe zone
"Russia's status as the undisputed power-broker in the Middle East was cemented as Vladimir Putin continued a triumphant tour of capitals traditionally allied to the US."
Republicans and some Democrats seem to be settling for heavy sanctions on NATO ally Turkey for its incursion into Syria, with hawks like Lindsey Graham softening his tone over Trump's decision to pull US troops from the line of fire. Do they see the
"Washington's in meltdown mode over Trump's Syria withdrawal and Turkey's invasion," independent journalist Rania Khalek observes.
Syria's army has moved swiftly into towns and villages in the north-east of the country, which could lead to a confrontation with Turkish-led troops.
RUSSIA the peacekeepers: Putin's troops 'will not allow' Syria and Turkey to enter direct conflict, says Moscow, as their forces position themselves between the two factions following US withdrawal
Invading Turkish-backed forces are freeing Islamic State prisoners, according to Foreign Policy, also "executing Kurdish prisoners and killing unarmed civilians, videos show."
A stunning development in the key northern Syrian city of Manbij -- the Pentagon has confirmed a planned handover to Russian military forces is underway amid a Turkish military assault on the region.
Turkey - Trump, House and Senate officials threatened sanctions on Turkey for its cross-border offensive in Syria.
Turkey - Turkey is a NATO member, its military the alliance's second largest in force strength to the US.
Trump's decision to leave Syria is another lesson in losing sight of our nation's interests.
Amid all the media and pundit outrage since Turkey's President Erdogan launched his so-called 'Operation Peace Spring' into northeast Syria last week...
War - Turkey - Russia - Syria...
Neocon tears last week over the plight of the Kurds has turned to furious anger with news that yesterday a deal was inked between the Kurds and the Syrian government. Syrian Arab Army forces are rushing into formerly Kurd-held areas to stave off a Tu
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told "Face the Nation" in a Sunday interview that the Trump administration is "preparing to evacuate" about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria "as safely and quickly as possible," CBS reports.
A contingent of U.S. Special Forces was caught up in Turkish shelling against U.S.-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria, days after President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart he would withdraw U.S. troops from certain positions in the
Lebanese Arabic news broadcaster Al-Mayadeen is reporting that Russia has begun organizing "reconciliation talks" between Syria and Turkey, in what would be an unprecedented development....
update4: Late into the night local time, the Turkish Defense Ministry announced a full ground operation has commenced.
'It's a bad idea': Donald Trump blasts Turkish assault on Syrian Kurds and ISIS fighters saying he 'does not endorse' Erdogan's 'Operation Peace Spring' to 'neutralise terror threats' as ground troops move in following US withdrawal
So it begins: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that a Turkish military operation into Syria has started.
President Trump called Turkey's ongoing military assault in Syria a "bad idea" Wednesday as reports are emerging of civilians being caught in the crossfire of a long-standing feud between Ankara and Kurdish forces.
As we predicted in the wake of the White House's late Sunday announcement that "Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria" and that American troops will withdraw from the "immediate area" --
Republican fury at 'betrayal' grows, and Donald Trump claims he has told Turkish leader: 'Any of our people get hurt - big trouble'...