Turkey Deputy Prime Minister: the establishment of a safe area rather than Operation Afrin in Syria is not an option

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25 June 2018
Russian military police, having withdrawn from Afrin, are establishing refugee corridors on its outskirts.
Turkish airplanes just hit Jinderes in Afrin region
Pentagon (cont'd) "We will not condone the use of any Coalition-provided weapons and equipment for any purpose other than to defeat ISIS. If we identify any group or individuals violating this agreement, we will investigate and cut off equipment support."
Pentagon, on if SDF is moving in toward Manbij: "Partner forces in Syria are not under the command and control of the Coalition and we do not speak on their behalf regarding ground movements. Our local partners are focused on stability and deterring ISIS.
Casualties amid clashes between rebels and government forces near Abu Dhuhur airport
New statement by Kurdish officials in Afrin urging Syrian government to interfere
Afrin official urges Syria to intervene to stop Turkish planes overhead
"Euphrates Shield" forces repelled an YPG attempt to advance at Al-Hamran in the Eastern Aleppo countryside
5 month ago
Turkish FM says it would not be right for Turkey and the US to discuss a potential "safe zone" in Syria until trust issues between the two NATO allies are resolved
Russian troops who withdrew from Afrin and stationed in TallRifaat heading to Aleppo . Turkish artillery began hours ago targeting YPG positions
SOHR: 38 at least were killed during attacks by ISIS on positions of the government forces and their allies at the western banks of the Euphrates River on a 32 kilometer front
Missile again hit Reyhanli in Hatay, open land near City Hall5 month ago
Missile again hit Reyhanli in Hatay, open land near City Hall
ISIS damaged an Assad government tank in Salhiya northwestern of Albukamal with ATGM
Artillery shelling by Turkish army on locations of SDF in Zor Maghar South Jarablus
Erdogan at AfrinOperation coordination center.5 month ago
Erdogan at #AfrinOperation coordination center.
The Pentagon says it is continuing its talks with Ankara on a proposal to create safe areas along the Turkish-Syrian border
HTS leader Abu Muhammad al Jolani in the frontlines in north Syria
This logo is being circulated as the logo of Russia's Sochi congress.
Turkish Armed forces: today 14 airplanes participated in the air campaign, 25 targets were destroyed
Kurni village which located to North-East of Bulbul was captured by Turkish-backed FSA again
Many SyAF/RuAF raids bombed today towns and villages in Southern Aleppo
FSA controls Abudene village from YPG as part of Olive Branch operation
Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes in Sheikh Hadid, west of Afrin.
5 month ago
Erdogan is visiting Turkey's military operation base in Hatay near the border with Syria
Turkish TSK T129 ATAK helicopters returning from a duty in Syria, Afrin. OperationOliveBranch5 month ago
Turkish TSK T129 ATAK helicopters returning from a duty in Syria, Afrin. #OperationOliveBranch
Second US administration official rejects Turkish contention that the White House readout was written before the call happened and that issues in statement were not raised by Trump: "All the points in the readout were raised in the call."
Clashes in Bulbul district between YPG vs Turkish-led Forces on Qorne - Shingal axis while Olive Branch forces captured Aboudan/Ebûdanê village in East
OIR Spokesman: Citizens cast their votes in a local election in Raqqa, Syria this week. The representatives elected will provide leadership for rebuilding Raqqa following years of brutal ISIS occupation. Another step toward stabilization and return to normalcy through local, inclusive governance
Syrian Kurds won't attend Russia's Sochi congress - Kurdish official
In dispute over Trump-Erdogan call on Turkey's military offensive in Syria, Trump administration official this AM rejects Turkish claims that White House readout is inaccurate: "The White House's readout is accurate and speaks for itself."
Video surveillance of barrel bombs being dropped by SyAF helicopter on residential area in Al-Ghadfa town, rural Idlib.
Olive Branch operation forces have declared control over Aboudana village in Afrin countryside
5 month ago
Germany asks NATO to hold immediate meeting over Afrin
Clashes between Turkish-backed forces and YPG around Bulbul
Germany calls for NATO meeting to discuss Turkish military operation in Afrin
Turkish SOF in Gazientep5 month ago
Turkish SOF in Gazientep
5 month ago
A large number of representatives of Kurdish forces will come to the Syrian Congress in Sochi - Russian MFA
Question: Mr. Tillerson, did you propose a safe zone to the Turkish foreign minister in Syria? Secretary Tillerson: We discussed a number of possible options, but we didn't propose anything.
TAF jets reportedly hit YPG targets in Manbij again
2nd army FSA releases video of their clashes with SAA in Hama, Idlib countryside
2nd army FSA releases video of their clashes with SAA in Hama, Idlib countryside
AA images of OperationOliveBranch to Afrin Hatay Syria Turkey AA Border Military Operation Defence Forces Border5 month ago
AA images of #OperationOliveBranch to Afrin Hatay Syria Turkey AA Border Military Operation Defence Forces Border
Sky News Arabia reporter: Turkish raids on the positions of Kurdish units in Afrin
5 month ago
Turkish MoFA quoted: Erdogan asked @realDonaldTrump to withdraw US forces from Manbij
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We will not attack the forces of the Syrian government unless it moves against us
FM Çavuşoğlu: US statement released following Erdoğan-Trump phone call was prepared by the White House before the meeting took place5 month ago
FM Çavuşoğlu: US statement released following Erdoğan-Trump phone call was prepared by the White House before the meeting took place
Ship of Interest: Coming from Novorossiysk, Russian government chartered from Arkhangelsk based Northern Shipping Company, Russia flag cargo vessel Inzhener Trubin transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria carrying 2 dozen GAZ Sadko, ZiL, KamAZ and UAZ above deck5 month ago
Ship of Interest: Coming from Novorossiysk, Russian government chartered from Arkhangelsk based Northern Shipping Company, Russia flag cargo vessel Inzhener Trubin transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria carrying 2 dozen GAZ Sadko, ZiL, KamAZ and UAZ above deck
5 month ago
Turkey needs to establish trust with US to talk on serious issues including [setting up] a safe zone [in Syria], says Turkish FM
Reports that the Turkish Armed Forces have launched an airborne operation on different parts of Afrin
Turkish airforce bombarded YPG targets around Meydanki dam today.
5 month ago
US strategies aims to dived Syria - Russia MFA
5 month ago
Germany to halt future shipments of tanks to Turkey because 'we are not allowed to deliver into areas of tension' — FM Gabriel on Thursday
Tanks deploy at border as Turkey advances into Afrin5 month ago
Tanks deploy at border as Turkey advances into Afrin
Turkish F-16 hit targets near Kilis
5 month ago
Deputy PM Bozdağ: PKK flags and Öcalan posters found at PYD/YPG positions in Syria's Afrin prove Turkey's argument that the PKK and PYD/YPG are the same
5 month ago
Turkish military says at least 303 militants neutralized in Afrin operation in Syria
Deputy PM Bozdağ: The US should stop supporting YPG militants, review its forces on the ground if it wants to avoid possible clash with Turkey during its anti-terror operations in Syria5 month ago
Deputy PM Bozdağ: The US should stop supporting YPG militants, review its forces on the ground if it wants to avoid possible clash with Turkey during its anti-terror operations in Syria
5 month ago
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister: If Washington wants to avoid a possible confrontation in Syria, it must stop supporting militants
5 month ago
Turkey Deputy Prime Minister: the establishment of a safe area rather than Operation Afrin in Syria is not an option
Turkish tank at Barzaya mount
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister announces his country's refusal to discuss the safe area in Syria with Washington
5 month ago
Seven militants arrested in Afrin were brought to Hatay
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu on Tillerson's proposal on 30-km depth safe zone in Syria: First we need to repair the broken trust between Turkey and U.S, it is not right to discuss these issues without rebuilding trust first
5 month ago
Turkish premier says cooperation with terrorist organization is self-humiliating for US
5 month ago
Turkish premier says more than 300 militants killed in Operation Olive Branch
At least 32 civilians killed in Afrin since the beginning of #OperationOliveBranch: Syrian Observatory
White House Homeland Security Adviser Bossert says would prefer if for Turkey would remove itself from the conflict in Afrin, Syria
Correspondent of the Haber Turk: The clashes ongoing at Tel Rifat
Since the morning hours Turkish jets are bombing the countryside of Bilbil district and Jindires district
Turkish artillery resumes bombarding YPG positions around Afrin
Turkish artillery shelling targeting the village of Kafr Safra in the area of ​​Jandares in the countryside of Afrin
The rebels repel an ISIS attack on the town of Heit in west of Daraa
5 month ago
CNN Turk: US President did not say "false and destructive rhetoric from Turkey" during phone call with Erdoğan, he expressed that open criticism of US is arousing disturbance
5 month ago
CNN Turk: White House readout on phone call between Erdoğan and Trump does not reflect the precise content of the conversation. U.S President Trump did not mention "concern on escalating violence" regarding the op in Afrin
PKK Flags and Öcalan pictures inside Abudan village, captured by FSA Jaish al-Nukhba (Elite Army) Backed by Turkish Special forces
Another airstrikes reported in the village of Sayadah, northern Arima.
Brett McGurk: Afrin situation developed as we were leaving. US engaged intensively to urge restraint and de-escalation. We are prepared to work with Turkey on legitimate security concerns, but prolonged operation risks giving life to ISIS as its on verge of defeat.
Turkish Warplanes hit Jinderes countryside and Artillery shelling by Turkish Army Targeted YPG Positions in Jinderes City.
5 month ago
Russia denies the responsibility of its forces or forces of the Syrian government for a chemical attack on the city of Damascus
Warplane hit hill south to Tall Abiad in North Raqqa countryside
Operation Olive Branch: Soldiers are showing a newly captured YPG trenches and concrete tunnels.The soldier says all tunnels and trenches connected to each others
5 month ago
Turkish warplanes reportedly hit YPG positions near Tell Abiad, Raqqa
There are no US forces in Afrin but there are in Manbij, where they've advised/assisted anti-ISIS Kurds - earlier Turkey's @RT Erdogan said "Hopefully, starting from Manbij, we will continue by thwarting this game along our borders and we will completely wipe out this trouble"
5 month ago
Turkish war planes are bombing the villages Diwa and Hemam of Jindires district
Correction: Turkish warplanes bombarded Umm Julud and Yalishli north of Manbij.
5 month ago
Head of Syrian opposition delegation called on the international community to pressure the Syrian government to stop strikes against de-escalation zones
Turkish artillery bombarded Umm Julud, north of Manbij.
Another airstrikes reported in the village of Dandaniyah, northwest of Manbij.
White House readout of Trump-Erdogan call
5 month ago
Turkey's Erdogan told Trump U.S. must end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG militia - statement
5 month ago
Erdogan, Trump discuss Turkish operation in Syria's Afrin in telephone call - Turkish presidential statement
Reports say that Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes against YPG in Arima, western countryside of Manbij.
5 month ago
Turkey President Erdogan had phone call with US President Trump
Turkish warplanes are bombarding villages western of Manbij, according to Manbij Military Council
The #OperationOliveBranch Room official map shows the latest situation.
Video shows the destruction in the town of Jalaa in the countryside of the city of Al Buqamal east of Deir Ghazur as a result of the bombing of the Russian warplanes and pro-Assad forces
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
FSA HTS TIP to kick off 'epic' battle in couple of day
YPG denied Al Mayadin report about agreement with Assad government to deploy SAA inside Afrin
Some weapons seized by Jebal Islam Battalions during operation on Saraf front in Jebal Turkman 2 days ago. Up to 20 pro-government fighters killed.
The Turkish Armed Forces artillery shelling Afrin5 month ago
The Turkish Armed Forces artillery shelling Afrin
At least 3 women killed due raids on a medical point in Hajin town. Raid made probably by anti-Daesh coalition
Turkish armed forces shelling Afrin with Rokestan T-1225 month ago
Turkish armed forces shelling Afrin with Rokestan T-122
Turkish Armed Forces say at least 287 militants have been 'neutralised' so far in the on-going Operation Olive Branch; 47 targets were destroyed by 27 warplanes on Wednesday
5 month ago
One killed, 12 wounded after two rockets fired from Afrin hit Turkey's Kilis, one of the rockets hit mosque
Town of Rajo in Afrin. Footage by @hawarnews reporter
5 month ago
Turkish army: 47 targets destroyed by 27 Turkish fighter jets today. 287 militants killed till now.
5 month ago
Eight wounded in Turkish border province by rockets from Syria: rescuers
5 month ago
Kilis Governor Mehmet Tekinarslan says YPG rocket hit a mosque in the city during prayers, injuring 8 civilians, two in critical condition
Clashes between Turkey-backed FSA and YPG in Bursaya Mountain today
According to statistics compiled by the @airwars watchdog group, there were nearly 50% more coalition air strikes in Iraq and Syria in 2017 compared with the previous year. Civilian deaths rose by 215%.
Amaq: ISIS killed 5 SAA soldiers and captured others during clashes near the town of Sinjar in southern Idlib
Çalık Mosque in Kilis that was hit by missile5 month ago
Çalık Mosque in Kilis that was hit by missile
5 month ago
4 civilians reportedly killed, other 20 wounded in Kilis rocket attack. Update: 2 killed and 6 wounded
Evacuation of wounded in Kilis after missile attack5 month ago
Evacuation of wounded in Kilis after missile attack
6 ISIS members killed in Operation Cizire Storm
Amaq: Video of the battles between ISIS and the SDF near al-Bahra village in eastern DeirEzzor, Syria.
3 rockets from Afrin have hit Turkish city of Kilis. A mosque said hit. Many casualties reported.5 month ago
3 rockets from Afrin have hit Turkish city of Kilis. A mosque said hit. Many casualties reported.
5 month ago
France: Peace talks on Syria in Vienna is The last hope for a political solution
5 month ago
15 people reportedly injured as missile from Syria hit the border town of Kilis in Turkey
5 month ago
UN Syria envoy says Vienna talks at 'very, very critical moment'
5 month ago
Rocket fired from Syria's Afrin hits Turkish border town Kilis, casualties reported
According to Al-Mayadeen, Kurdish in Afrin agreed to allow Syrian Army to Afrin
Aleppo24: YPG reinforcement came to Afrin via government-controlled areas
5 month ago
YPG shelling Kilis again
US Department of State: Secretary Tillerson spoke with Russia FM Lavrov today. They discussed Russia's role in ensuring the Syria Assad government plays a constructive role in UN-led Geneva process, North Korea, and the need for deescalation and Russian implementation of Minsk commitments in Ukraine.5 month ago
US Department of State: Secretary Tillerson spoke with Russia FM Lavrov today. They discussed Russia's role in ensuring the Syria Assad government plays a constructive role in UN-led Geneva process, North Korea, and the need for deescalation and Russian implementation of Minsk commitments in Ukraine.
SDF has captured Gharanij in East Deir Ez Zor countryside from ISIS
Syrian Army to halt military operations in Idlib once Abu Dhuhour Airport is secured
Moments of clashes in Birsaya mount
#AfrinOp: pics of today's OliveBranch operations in Bulbul region.
Turkish military on patrol in armoured personnel carriers on frontline near Azaz, this soldier controlling rooftop camera detecting any threat
Syrian opposition police drill in Azaz, supported by Turkish military. The two sides working closely together in ground and air offensive against YPG
Turkish MFA @MevlutCavusoglu: US MFA Rex Tillerson offered 30 kilometers wide "secure line" on Syrian border
8 dead and several wounded reported aftermath airstrikes on Senqara village in Idlib
Deir Ezzor: A land mine had exploded on a house captured by Fatimion militia in al-Bokamal city
Turkish warplanes are bombing the town Bedina and the village Qube of Rajo district. The clashes between YPG fighters and Turkish forces are continuing in the village of Khalil in Mabata district
Turkish army to set up a total of 12 observation points that form the borders of the de-escalation zone around Idlib. Russia wants to reopen the M5 Damascus-Aleppo highway runs through rebel held territory.
More strikes at Meydanke dam area on YPG positions/bases
YPG footage from Qastale hill
Photos of Turkish-backed forces of Olive Branch operation in Afrin countryside
Pro-government forces targeted Al Eis in Southern Aleppo with artillery
FSA captured YPG weapons in the Rajo region in western Afrin.
3 killed as result of strike on field hospital in Baghuz town near Al Bukamal
Deir al-Zour Eastern countryside: pictures showing destruction in the city of Al-Ashra.
PYD positions destroyed by Fırtına Howitzers
Coming from Tartus Syria, Oboronlogistica's Russia flag RoRo Sparta III transits Bosphorus towards Black Sea en route to Novorossiysk5 month ago
Coming from Tartus Syria, Oboronlogistica's Russia flag RoRo Sparta III transits Bosphorus towards Black Sea en route to Novorossiysk
5 month ago
Turkish General Staff: Operation Olive Branch is conducted with total respect to the territorial integrity of Syria. Terrorists are using and forcing the civilians in Afrin as human shields. YPG is forcefully conscripting children in the region. Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) is acting with utmost care and sensitivity in order to prevent any harm to civilians and the environment during Operation Olive Branch.
Afrin is protected by a natural fortress (hills) with few roads linking with city. Topographical map with some key positions: Rajo-Jindires and Qitme among main strategic locations
Video of SDF and Deir Ezzor military council fighters in Merbiya neighborhood in Gharanij town East DeirEzzor
Government forces arrested many civilians in Hatla town for "connections with Daesh".
At least one civil killed due IED explosion planed by #Daesh before retreating from the city of #Raqqa
5 month ago
Turkish premier says 214 targets were hit and destroyed as part of Operation Olive Branch
A pro Afrin demonstration in Manbij protesting Turkish operations
Turkish raids today on Helwaniya, Baflon, Qatma and QastalJando in Afrin province
HTS claims involvement in Turkish ops/attacks on Afrin: 'HTS recovers two military points near Qal'at Sam'an in West Aleppo countryside after violent clashes with 'YPG' militias this evening' (23 Jan)
At least one civilian killed and another two wounded due artillery shelling by YPG on Abla town near Al-Bab city in Eastern Aleppo
Turkish military observers/recon convoy has arrived at Al Eis, Southern Aleppo
Shelling on YPG in the west of Burseya Mountain
Olive Branch operation forces is advancing from Azaz front
Intense air traffic above Jandaris region
Turkish strikes in Afrin Maydaki area this morning
Turkish Air Force planes bombard the village of Iska, which belongs to the Shiroa and the vicinity of the village of Jalma, in the direction of Jandrissa
Turkish warplanes carried out several airstrikes against YPG in Basufan and Bashmera, north/east Darat Izza.
Russians and Syrian soldiers withdrew from Manbij front yesterday but Syrian soldiers came back to their points this morning
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