Main Turkey backed Syria rebel "National Army": offensive against YPG will be launched from several fronts. It will be in Manbij and Tel Abyad and Ras al-Ayn (towns about 200 km apart near Syria border); operation from Turkey might begin few days before move from with in Syria
According to Turkish newspaper Turkey Operation at East Euphrates will be 550 km long and 40 km deep.
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Project 745 Russian Navy Sorum Class Tug MB-31 transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean
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Russian Navy Project 266M Natya class minesweeper BSF Ivan Golubets 911 redeployed to Mediterranean after 280 days. Ivan Golubets transited Bosphorus en route to the Eastern Mediterranean 09:30Z
Fighters from the FSA group Ahrar Sharqiya has reached the Turkish side of Tal Abyad crossing
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Dam breach in Diyarbakir: People in Dicle Valley abandoned their homes
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Factory fire in Arnavutköy Fire brigade intervenes in fire
Erdogan: audio recordings indicate people closest to MBS involved in Khashoggi murder
Hürriyet daily: Turkey military is also considering using the southeastern Turkish towns of Akçakale, located across Syria's Tel Abyad, and Ceylanpınar, which faces Ras al-Ayn, as well as Şenyurt and Nusaybin, as other points of entry into Syri
Turkey Hürriyet daily: Military sources see an all-out Turkish attack along the 500-km border with Syria as unlikely; Turkey could opt for smaller attacks against small areas held by the YPG just inside Syria.
Erdogan: Turkey has lost a lot of time to intervene in the quagmire of terrorism east of the Euphrates, and we will not be able to delay one day.
#Erdogan to the US: “If you don’t clean #Manbij (from terrorist groups), we will also take it”
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YPG published a video of attack on Turkish troops in Afrin region with ATGM
Turkish police raid pro-Kurdish HDP's provincial office in Diyarbakir. Over 50 Arrested.
More than 20 combat aircraft, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles and tanker aircraft, took part in the campaign against PKK targets in northern Iraq last night
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the Meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.
SDF head M Kobani: "(Jeffrey) knows well that Turkish attacks will make the fight against Daesh fail and all the work between us will go to waste." James Jeffrey, came to the SDF region after holding talks in Ankara earlier this week.
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N-W Syria tonight. Turkish drone over Syria's Afrin while Royal air force KC2 Voyager over nearby Turkey's Hatay. No visible activity over eastern SDF/YPG-held areas.
Amid tensions with Turkey over Syria, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford spoke today with his Turkish counterpart Gen. Yasar Guler. The two generals discussed "the US observation posts in the northeast Syria border region" according to Dunford's spokesman
Coalition surveillance aircraft are currently flying over Girê Spî/Tal Abyad
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Residents of the Makhmour refugee camp are condemning Turkey's airstrikes in which 4 members of the Self Defence Units were killed (Pictures: @h_dogancetin)
Mayor of Makhmour says they have lost contact with a refugee camp sheltering Kurds from Turkey after Turkish airstrikes
Turkish fighter jets bombarded 5 PKK targets in Shlo and Sakina villages western Sinjar. Casualties feared.
US Secretary of State Mike @SecPompeo and Turkish Foreign Minister talk over the phone to discuss the situation in Syria
Turkey's Ministry of Defense confirms that it conducted airstrikes against PKK positions in Mount Qarachokh and Shingal.
YPG sent HAT Special force unit to border at Tall Abyad
Turkish warplanes have targeted PKK bases in Sinjar and Qarachokh mount.
According to the statement issued by the TSK, a harassment fire was opened from Tel Rıfat, and a Turkish soldier was killed and the area was targeted in response
YPG opened fire from Tell Rifat towards Turkish soldiers in Afrin. 1 Turkish soldier killed.
Reports Turkish military hit a Syrian Army post just outside or Tal Rifa'at. Possible casualties, no response from SAA
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Protest in Kobane against Turkish intervention
Turkish artillery shells Tal Rifat.
Turkish artillery shelling Bene and Sewaxankê villages in Afrin’s Sherawa district
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Nothing going on Serikaniye. Walls still there