US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster to visit Turkey over the weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to come next week

Map. History of Turkey conflict

22 February 2018
The Syrian opposition faction @MuntasrBillahTR continues its participation in the military operations against the YPG
YPG denies Turkish accusations of chlorine gas mortar attack against Free Syrian Army in Afrin Aleppo, claims Turkey launched chemical weapons attack and poisoned its own FSA allies in Operation Olive Branch
YPG Commander Hemo: Turkish army has made no advance in Afrin
Allegation of YPG clorine attack against FSA in Afrin, Syria is not true. FSA fighters poisoned by bombardment/shelling smoke but not chemical or chlorine gas so far
"We're deeply worried about the new front opened in Northern Syria" - @FedericaMog
20 FSA fighters(7 in critical condition) were injured when chlorine gas shell hit their position on Sheikh Kharouz front in Bulbul north Afrin
Olive Branch operation room states several of its fighters were injured after the YPG fired a shell with chlorine gas
Footage of last night's operation where YPG clashed with Turkish army at Haj Bilal village in Sheikh Hadid district west of Afrin.
YPG/SDF fighters have destroyed an armoured vehicle of the Turkish army around the village Hemam of Jindires district
2 week ago
Turkey and U.S are working on visit by US National Security Advisor McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Ankara amid Turkey's operation in Syria's Afrin and talk of possible operation in Manbij – source
"Support convoy" from Eastern Syria has arrived in Jinderes West to Afrin
US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster to visit Turkey over the weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to come next week
2 week ago
Body of pilot of downed Russian Su25 brought to Russia - @mod_russia
TASS: Rouhani calls on Iran, Russia and Turkey to strengthen their cooperation in the battle against terrorism.
2 week ago
Erdogan says U.S. has 'calculations' against Turkey, Iran, Russia in Syria
Afrin Hospital issued a report about the number of the casualties it received from 20 January to 5 February. It includes (130) deaths and (194) wounded.
AfrinOp: sat imagery shows YPG started to build fortifications on Hill 740 (overlooking Rajo) early July 2017. Unfinished when OliveBranch forces seized hill.
2 week ago
Erdoğan: Turkey will take the necessary steps regarding weapons deliveries by the US to PKK-linked YPG in Syria
Turkish President Erdogan says US should leave Syria's Manbij as Turkey aims to return it 'to its true owners'
Erdoğan: Why does the US continue to send weapons to northern Syria even after Daesh has been cleared? Why are you still here, why do these [weapons] still arrive? You must have calculations against Turkey, Iran or maybe Russia2 week ago
Erdoğan: Why does the US continue to send weapons to northern Syria even after Daesh has been cleared? Why are you still here, why do these [weapons] still arrive? You must have calculations against Turkey, Iran or maybe Russia
2 week ago
President Erdogan's message to the US: We will go to Manbij to deliver this land to the real owners
2 week ago
US troops must leave Manbij, Syria - Erdogan
YPG targeted Atmah refugee camp. One girl killed, others injured.2 week ago
YPG targeted Atmah refugee camp. One girl killed, others injured.
Turkish army is shelling villages in the Bilbil district
SDF statement on this video(where YPG fighter shoots with machine-gun on civilians): SDF shocked by the footage and will launch an investigation into the crime. "We will arrest the perpetrators and submit them the judicial authorities to be punished for this crime."
The #OperationOliveBranch forces seized a YPG training camp in Afrin
Turkey announced artillery attack on its forces recently arrived in Al-Eis area killed one soldier and injured 6 others (incl a civilian), also confirming retaliatory strikes.
Tunnel system was found at Sakarya mount near Dikmedash village
2 week ago
Turkish military says in a mortar attack on TSK military observation point in İdlib 1 soldier was killed, 5 soldiers and 1 civilian wounded.
2 week ago
Turkish Military reports about 970 "neutralized" militants during Olive Branch operation
2 week ago
One Turkish soldier killed, five wounded in attack in northwest Syria: army
Sheikh Horuz village in the north of Afrin was captured again from the YPG/PYD
AfrinOp: in an unprecedented move a sizeable "support" convoy with YBS-YPG fighters coming from E. Syria and Iraq reached Afrin tonight through Assad-held territory.
Canadians handed to Embassy of Canada in Turkey: Jollie Bimbach and Sean Moor came from Canada to Lebanon searching for Jollie's 2 sons who were taken by her ex-husband, then crossed to Syria illegally and continued to government-held areas in north Hama to rebels-held Idlib where HTS captured them in early-January
Convoy from Manbij, Qamishli and Hasakah in Afrin
YPG reinforcement convoy came to Afrin from Eastern Syria(via Manbij and government-controlled areas)
Video allegedly showing reinforcement convoy sent to Afrin from Eastern Syria
According to Abdullah Al-Ali "Head of Al-Eiss local council", the Turkish Officers which are stationed in the village will not intervene in the civil affairs and administration.
First picture showing new TSK convoy which entered Idlib province tonight. Described as among the largest ones.
It's fakePhotos provided by YPG Official account @DefenseUnits belongs to FSA
YPG regained control over Dhikmedash hill and village
2 week ago
BBC contact Hassan Zaki near AlEiss: Iran militias fired artillery at TSK forces. 2 Turkish soldiers injured. Turkey fired back from within its borders with 12 missiles. All targeting Tallet Al Jerdi village.
8 Long range missiles from the Syrian Turkish border on the government's positions in the Shoudeleh area south of Aleppo
Erdogan and Pope Francis Discuss Jerusalem as Kurdish Protests Turn Violent Near the Vatican
YPG ATGM target and destroy a military vehicle
YPG have reportedly hit a civilians car near Azaz with ATGM, woman and child killed, 2 men and 2 children wounded
The #OperationOliveBranch Room announced the control over Amude (Dikmetash) village and Sarkays hill in Afrin from YPG militants near Azaz.
TSK and FSA take control of «Dikma Dash» village and Serghaya mountain summit in Sharran district north-east of Afrin
2 week ago
Turkish army: A tank was hit by YPG, no personnel casualties
First footage from Sarkaya Mount showing YPG fortified positions under OliveBranch control.
Satellite imagery supplied by @EUSPACEIMAGING shows that more than half of ancient Ain Dara temple in Afrin, Syria, has been reduced to rubble — reportedly by a Turkish airstrike. The Neo-Hittite temple was built by the Arameans in the first millennium BC.
AfrinOp: OliveBranch forces took control of Sarkaya Mount seizing YPG fortifications and also village of Dikmetas/Amud (3rd pic), located N. of Bersaya Mount.