US and Kurdish officials say they expect Turkey to launch an attack on northeast Syria within the next 24 hours. This comes after the administration spent the last 48 hours backpedaling Trump's initial statement Sunday night.

Map. History of Syria conflict

19 October 2019
The Syrian regime says Turkey's aggressive intentions are a violation of international law
1 week ago
The Turkish foreign minister says Ankara will inform the countries concerned about the military operation in northern Syria, including the Syrian government
A member of the police force and General Security gets killed in a landmine explosion near Jarz checkpoint in Azaz countryside, north of Aleppo
Pro-Assad forces stationed at Al-Karim checkpoint target with artillery shells Shahranaz village in Shehshbo mountain in Hama western countryside
1 week ago
Helicopters have dropped several barrel bombs on the Kabana axis in the northern countryside of Latakia
1 week ago
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces continue to evacuate villages on the border with Syria
Hassan Rouhani: "Turkey has the right to worry about its borders and we believe that it should be handled properly - "We call on the Turkish government to reconsider its decision on the military operation and to be careful and patient"
Tires are being burnt in Tel Abyad to prevent UAVs from receiving images
The SDF continues to send massive reinforcements from Deir ez-Zor, Raqqa, Tabqa, Hasake and Manbij, reports of the arrival of heavy weapons on the Turkish borders.1 week ago
The SDF continues to send massive reinforcements from Deir ez-Zor, Raqqa, Tabqa, Hasake and Manbij, reports of the arrival of heavy weapons on the Turkish borders.
A U.S. patrol of six armored vehicles headed to the city of Kobani, to prevent any possible military attack, there
ISIS claims last night attack in Raqqa saying it was a response to female ISIS prisoners in camps, they claimed operations over the city and an ambush north of Tebqa
100 vehicles shipment to the Syrian border was made by the TAF.1 week ago
100 vehicles shipment to the Syrian border was made by the TAF.
SDF: we are ready to repel any kind of attack
SDF: We call on the international community and the United Nations to confront the Turkish attack
Two civilians were injured in the center of Afrin city of Aleppo northern countryside, which was injured by an artillery shell
1 week ago
Russia warns US policies in Syria could 'ignite' whole region
Kurdish self-administration calls on civilians to arms and head to the border to confront Turkish troops
A man and a woman get killed when pro-Assad forces hit an agricultural tractor with ATGM Kornet in al-Bernas farm in Jisr al-Shughour western countryside in Idlib countryside
Kurdish self-administration announces public alert for 3 days
1 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry calls for dialogue between the Syrian government and the Kurds on the situation in northern Syria
Machine gun fire has ceased in Raqqa. SDF patrolling area of clashes in APCs.
There is no electricity in Raqqa now. People are scared. Net weak. There are clashes in city. ISIS is attacking targets in Raqqa. @akhbar
SDF: Large Turkish military build-up is being recorded near the border
1 week ago
Erdogan's aide: Turkish and Syrian armed groups will cross the border soon
Security source: More than 50 armed Daesh group in Raqqa are launching a coordinated attack to control AlBasel base in center of the city. AlBasel is an important area, the cells are trying to control security centers, inspection points and self-defense forces
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham:To the Turkish Government: You do NOT have a green light to enter into northern Syria. There is massive bipartisan opposition in Congress, which you should see as a red line you should not cross
Six explosions were carried out in the vicinity of Al - Basel roundabout in Raqqa near the center of the Internal Security Forces in the city
Daesh takes advantage of Imminent Turkish invasion 3x ISIS suicide bombings on our military positions in Raqqa, clashes still ongoing
US and Kurdish officials say they expect Turkey to launch an attack on northeast Syria within the next 24 hours. This comes after the administration spent the last 48 hours backpedaling Trump's initial statement Sunday night.
Local sources in Raqqa say a group of ISIS cells are currently surrounding a security headquarters in the city amid clashes with local police officers. Explosions are also heard from the nearby al-Basel square.
Second batch of the Turkish backed National Army (3rd Corps) arrived in Akçakale.
Tel Rifaat: Turkish army is shelling Shaykh Hilal village, south of Tel-Rifaat city with artillery
Clashes between the Turkish-backed armed groups and Kurdish units on the fronts of Kafr Khashir and Marnaaz north of Aleppo.
[email protected] -"Unfortunately, Turkey has chosen to act unilaterally. As a result we have moved the US forces in northern Syria out of the path of potential Turkish incursion to ensure their safety. We have made no changes to our force presence in Syria at this time"
Pentagon spokesman: U.S. moved its forces away from the possible course of the Turkish military operation in northern Syria
Syrian Intelligence arrested Mr. Mohammed Ali Sayegh, a member of the Constitutional Committee at the Syrian border with Lebanon. Mr. Mohamed, a member of the Constitutional Committee for the opposition
1 week ago
Turkish Ministry of Defense: "Our army is ready for Operation Safe Zone."
[email protected] & @ChrisCoons have sent a letter requesting a Senators-only briefing from the Departments of Defense & State & the intelligence community on the decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria citing "severe consequences" to US national interest
Pro-Assad forces target the town of Tahtaya in the southern countryside of Idlib with heavy artillery
Massive U.S. mil airlift in/out Al Azraq airbase, Jordan since Trump Syria withdrawal announcement - six cargo 747s, air Atlas and Western Global, from yesterday1 week ago
Massive U.S. mil airlift in/out Al Azraq airbase, Jordan since Trump Syria withdrawal announcement - six cargo 747s, air Atlas and Western Global, from yesterday
Rocket shelling by pro-Assad forces targets the town of Haas and the village of Kafr Owaid in the southern countryside of Idlib in conjunction with the flight of Russian reconnaissance aircraft overhead
1 week ago
The Turkish military is shelling one of SDF points on Sere Kaniye Border with Turkey. There were no injuries. SDF didn't respond to this unprovoked attack
Trump admin. will give a top-secret level briefing to House staff at 3 p.m. ET today and a 4:30 p.m. ET briefing to Senate staff on the current situation in Northeast Syria, multiple congressional sources tell @NBCNews
Turkish Armed Forces reconnaissance flights in Northern Syria continue
The Central Bank of Syria has ordered a freeze on the bank accounts of Tarif Al-Akhras, one of the country's most powerful businessmen and a relative of Asma Al-Assad, as well as on those of several other prominent businessmen
Tel Rifaat: YPG "Afrin Liberation forces" has shelled the village "Marimeen" in Azaz region with a number of artillery shells in response of Turkish shelling in Tel-Rifaat area
Tel Rifaat: Turkish army has shelled the village "Al-Malikiya" and "Shewarxa Guzan" in Tel-Rifaat region (Sherawa) with heavy artillery
Senator Lindsey Graham: If Turkey moves into northern Syria, sanctions from hell – by Congress – will follow. Wide, deep, and devastating sanctions
1 week ago
Putin discussed with the Security Council of the Russian Federation developments in northeast Syria
U.S. administration is holding a top-secret level briefing on Syria this afternoon for House and Senate staff, per two congressional sources. Katie Wheelbarger, acting assistant secdef for international security affairs, is leading briefing
KRG calls on Turkey, as a member of the Global Coalition, to avoid any initiative that would undermine the progress made against ISIS, including jeopardising the secure detention of terrorist fighters - Statement
1 week ago
Turkish Parliament extends authorisation given to Turkish President for military operations on foreign territories for another year
Turkish army continues to ship tanks to the Syrian border1 week ago
Turkish army continues to ship tanks to the Syrian border
Photo: Preparations of "Peace Spring" operation. artillery visible
Turkish drone in northern Syria circling over SDF territory west of Tell Abyad1 week ago
Turkish drone in northern Syria circling over SDF territory west of Tell Abyad
Pro-Assad has targeted the road linking the villages of Al-Ankawi and Qleideen, west of Hama with ATGM Kornet
Joint Statement of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus: We strongly condemn any Turkish attempt to undermine the territorial integrity of Syria
US official tells @NBCNews no US troops have left Syria. They are not packing. No orders to pack. So, Trump's apparent green light to Turkey for a military operation against the Kurds has trigged confusion and panic, but not real change, for now
Trump: We have never abandoned the Kurds in Syria
1 week ago
[email protected]: ..understands that while we only had 50 soldiers remaining in that section of Syria, and they have been removed, any unforced or unnecessary fighting by Turkey will be devastating to their economy and to their very fragile currency. We are helping the Kurds financially/weapons
1 week ago
[email protected]: We may be in the process of leaving Syria, but in no way have we Abandoned the Kurds, who are special people and wonderful fighters. Likewise our relationship with Turkey, a NATO and Trading partner, has been very good. Turkey already has a large Kurdish population and fully
1 week ago
Turkey's main opposition CHP leader says party will support parliament motion for extension of military operations in Syria, Iraq
Turkish helicopters fly near the city of Tall Abyad in the northern Raqqa countryside
4x TAF drones inc. Bayraktar & Anka overflying northern Raqqa & border areas. So far increased surveillance continues, there are also some TuAF F16s in the air
The arrival of the first batch of the Turkish-backed armed factions from areas west to Euphrates just to the city of Akcakale border in southern Turkey opposite the town of Tal Abyad north of Raqqa
Turkish Military UAV TCS8 active over northern Syria in Northern Raqqa1 week ago
Turkish Military UAV TCS8 active over northern Syria in Northern Raqqa
1 week ago
British Foreign Office: We made clear to Turkey the need to avoid any unilateral military action in northern Syria
Iranian Pouya Air Ilyushin IL-76TD EP-PUS tracking near Homs Syria, EP-PUS was visiting Moscow just a couple days ago
Video of Turkish-backed armed groups heading towards SDF lines near Manbij
Ahrar Sharqiyah made entrance into the Turkish territory to participate in the possible  operation1 week ago
Ahrar Sharqiyah made entrance into the Turkish territory to participate in the possible operation
Kobane: The arrival of the military convoy of the international coalition base in Al-Jalabiyah, Kobane countryside. The reinforcements were sent yesterday evening and were loaded with military vehicles, logistic and military equipment
Turkish army's commando shipment continues for the operation to be performed in the east of Euphrates.
Artillery shelling by the pro-Assad forces targets Umm al-Seer village south of Idlib
The Turkish army delivered 50 vehicles to the Syrian border troops
Movement in Jarablus of Turkish backed armed groups going towards the Aoun checkpoint
Turkish-backed armed groups are preparing to move towards the border gates for the operation east of the Euphrates. They will enter Turkey for the operation.
1 week ago
Helicopters target Al-Kabina area of Lattakia countryside with barrel bombs
The Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Armed Forces, Mazlum Abdi: "We are considering a partnership with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with the aim of fighting Turkish forces."
Pro-Assad forces shell the town of Al Tah and its outskirts in the eastern countryside of Idlib with artillery
US ISR Super King Air 350 orbiting over Hasakah
1 week ago
The Guardian understands that the SAS and French special forces present in Northern Syria would be tasked with securing the camp perimeters if the Kurds withdrew. Any kind of SDF-Turkish handover of prisoners seems far-fetched at this point
SAA lieutenant was killed by a sniper in Al-Karakat area west of Hama
Agence France-Presse: Iranian Foreign Minister informs his Turkish counterpart Iran's opposition to any military action in northern Syria
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