The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the detention of at least four journalists in Turkey after they criticized its incursion into northern Syria

Map. History of Turkey conflict

22 September 2018
Kurdish journalist in the village of Baliyah/Bali Kuy in the Bilbile area. YPG captured the village yesterday
The FSA and Turkish forces are unable to advances over the past 2 days in Afrin due to the poor weather and have lost some ground to the YPG. Everything is covered in mud. An FSA fighter inside told @Elizrael they are staying put and waiting for the weather to improve.
Reports of Turkish airstrike in Dayr Balout near Turkish border.
A Turkish security convoy entered Syria's Idlib Governorate on Friday. The convoy traveled to the Abu Dhuhour front, where they monitored the battle for hours. A source in Damascus said that Turkey was observing the battle before they commit to a ceasefire in Sochi
YPG video: Turkish warplanes and artillery shelling hit Jinderes today
Albanian defence minister @xhacka olta visited yesterday the defence minister of Turkey @nurettincanikli.7 month ago
Albanian defence minister @xhacka olta visited yesterday the defence minister of Turkey @nurettincanikli.
FSA's Jaysh al-Thuwar, Jabhat al-Akrad and Liwa Shamal al-Democrati (in Afrin region) say that they are ready to fight the Turkish forces in order to defend Afrin.
Bad weather slowed the advance but Turkish Army made fortifications in the captured villages and bombardment continued7 month ago
Bad weather slowed the advance but Turkish Army made fortifications in the captured villages and bombardment continued
The Syrian government gave instructions to all hospitals to receive as a priority any casualties among Kurds due to Turkish "Olive Branch" military ops against Afrin
7 month ago
YPG is shelling area near Atmah camp in Northern Idlib
Turkish artillery from Jarabulus hit targets in Zawr Maghar village on other bank of Euphrates
Clashes reported near Qara Baba, west of Rajo.
Turkish warplanes bomb Bulbul and Jinderes towns of Afrin
YPG denied claims that Turkish backed forces have taken Girê Qestelê - Qestele hill at the Mount Bursayah. Following footage is from today in Girê Qestelê by @tvronahi journalist @HosengHesen [corrected]
7 month ago
Turkey will not overlook cross-border rockets fired from Syria, says Turkish premier
Çavuşoğlu: The Ukrainian Association of Antalya, which is a member of the Crimean Tatars, welcomed us with ÇanakkaleTürküsü.7 month ago
Çavuşoğlu: The Ukrainian Association of Antalya, which is a member of the Crimean Tatars, welcomed us with #ÇanakkaleTürküsü.
7 month ago
Turkish army is bombarding the villages Hemam, Baflore and Ashka Sherqi of district Jindires
Photo: projectile for operation Olive Branch with captions7 month ago
Photo: projectile for operation Olive Branch with captions
VOA stringer @newroz_reso witnesses Turkish airstrikes in Qurne village of Bilbil town North of Afrin @VOANews
Clashes between the forces of Olive Branch operation and YPG at Mamal Ushagi village of Rajo district in the countryside of Afrin
7 month ago
Afrin region in northwestern Syria will be handed over to Syrians once it is cleared from militants through Operation Olive Branch, FM Çavuşoğlu says
Turkish Air Forces hit targets in Afrin near the border
7 month ago
The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the detention of at least four journalists in Turkey after they criticized its incursion into northern Syria
Geolocation proves, Qorne is 100% back under YPG control
Geolocation proves, Qorne is 100% back under YPG control
Turkish warplanes carried out several airstrikes around Sheikh Hadid
Video: Turkish tanks firing on targets in Northern Syria7 month ago
Video: Turkish tanks firing on targets in Northern Syria
7 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan and British Prime Minister May discussed the Operation Olive Branch by the phone
Project 1171 BSF Tapir/Alligator class LST Orsk 148 returns from its first deployment to Syria in 2018 and first deployment to Mediterranean in 21st century and departs Aegean, transits Dardanelles towards Marmara Sea7 month ago
Project 1171 BSF Tapir/Alligator class LST Orsk 148 returns from its first deployment to Syria in 2018 and first deployment to Mediterranean in 21st century and departs Aegean, transits Dardanelles towards Marmara Sea
7 month ago
Interfax: Putin and Russia-n Security Council discuss the situation in Afrin and the details of TAF operation.
Turkish Navy Yavuz class MEKO200 frigate, TCG Fatih F242 transits Dardanelles towards Marmara -
 photo by @LeCetin7 month ago
Turkish Navy Yavuz class MEKO200 frigate, TCG Fatih F242 transits Dardanelles towards Marmara - photo by @LeCetin
Turkish Navy survey ship TCG Çubuklu A594 sails Marmara Sea7 month ago
Turkish Navy survey ship TCG Çubuklu A594 sails Marmara Sea
The last YPG stronghold on the south side of the Birsaya mountain is being bombarded by Turkish Army
SOHR: 53 YPG fighters and 58 fighters from FSA and Turkish-backed factions have been killed so far
7 month ago
NATO Deputy Secretary General @Gottemoeller explains to @TeriSchultz how NATO views the potential for a Turkey-US clash in Afrin
#OliveBranch: Turkish army bombard YPG positions in Jandaris village with heavy artillery
Six people who were detained in Ardahan, Zonguldak and Balıkesir have been arrested due to their social media posts about Afrin7 month ago
Six people who were detained in Ardahan, Zonguldak and Balıkesir have been arrested due to their social media posts about Afrin
Rocket from Afrin has hit Reyhanli town of Turkiye again. No word on casualties.7 month ago
Rocket from Afrin has hit Reyhanli town of Turkiye again. No word on casualties.
Turkish warplanes bombarded Damliyan, eastern Sheikh Hadid
Turkish warplanes bombarded Khalil Kulku, north of Sheikh Hadid.
U.S. coalition spokesperson says reports of two members killed in Afrin are false, @CJTFOIR focused on ISIS — @OIRSpox.
7 month ago
Turkey's Erdogan threatens to expand Syria offensive to other northern cities
7 month ago
Erdogan: We will launch Manbij Operation immediately after the completion of Afrin battle
7 month ago
Erdogan: We will continue our fight against terrorism and we won't surrender to its true owners
7 month ago
#OliveBranch: Today is the 7th day for the operation and we neutralized 343 militants and our army advancing widely in Syria's Afrin - Turkey's Erdogan
7 month ago
Erdogan: I informed US President Trump that Afrin operation will continue.
7 refugees of the same family who had fled from Idlib to Afrin have been killed as result of bombardments on Mabata district of Afrin yesterday night
7 month ago
Turkish F-16 is flying in Kilis area
Turkish military says at least 343 YPG/Daesh militants have been killed and 262 terror targets have been destroyed since the beginning of Operation Olive Branch
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.
New statement by Kurdish officials in Afrin urging Syrian government to interfere
Afrin official urges Syria to intervene to stop Turkish planes overhead
7 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
Missile again hit Reyhanli in Hatay, open land near City Hall7 month ago
Missile again hit Reyhanli in Hatay, open land near City Hall
Artillery shelling by Turkish army on locations of SDF in Zor Maghar South Jarablus
Erdogan at AfrinOperation coordination center.7 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
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
FSA controls Abudene village from YPG as part of Olive Branch operation
Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes in Sheikh Hadid, west of Afrin.
7 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. OperationOliveBranch7 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
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."
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