The Egyptian Foreign Ministry welcomes the US administration's imposition of sanctions on Turkey for the aggression on Syrian territory

Map. History of Turkey conflict

9 December 2019
Brett McGurk: The US just ratified Turkey's plan to effectively extend its border 30km into Syria with no ability to meaningfully influence facts on the ground. Turkey says it's the entire border from the Euphrates to Iraq (450x30km) to be controlled by its military forces. Non-implementable
1 month ago
Turkey FM: "this is not a ceasefire. We will pause the operation for 120 hours in order for the militants to leave. We will only stop the operation if our conditions are met."
This may be a minor point of semantics but the US-Turkey deal talks about the YPG and not the SDF1 month ago
This may be a minor point of semantics but the US-Turkey deal talks about the YPG and not the SDF
Spokesman of the SDF Amjad Othman told Sky News Arabia that he was unaware of the agreement
War is ongoing in Sere Kaniye, with warplanes, drones and ground assault from East and West. No ceasefire there yet
Trump: " It's really a great day for civilization. I want to thank everyone"
Trump: Sanctions are no longer a necessity for Turkey
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: The goal is to extend the safe area to a depth of 32 kilometers in Syria from the east of the Euphrates to the Iraqi border
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We will discuss with Russia the status of Manbij and other regions
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: The United States has agreed to all our conditions
US troops will not be involved in evacuating YPG from the safe zone. Former US Army Vice Chief Gen Jack Keane: pulling out of Syria is still a "strategic mistake" in terms of the fight against ISIS
Turkish-backed SNA fired a TOW ATGM to neutralize a SDF-YPG machine gun located on top of a building on Ras Al-Ayn front
1 month ago
Mike Pence: We made contact with the SDF to ensure that they withdrew 20 miles from the Turkish border
The United States will not impose any further sanctions on Turkey and once Turkish forces withdraw then current sanctions imposed by @POTUS will be revoked, says @VP1 month ago
"The United States will not impose any further sanctions on Turkey" and once Turkish forces withdraw then current sanctions imposed by @POTUS will be revoked, says @VP
1 month ago
VP Pence announces a ceasefire in northern Syria, for 120 hours
1 month ago
Pence: US and Turkey agreed to ceasefire in Syria
News conference in Ankara by @VP and @SecPompeo underway1 month ago
News conference in Ankara by @VP and @SecPompeo underway
White House Suspends Turkey's Erdogan visit planned for Nov. 13.
1 month ago
Turkey "got exactly what we wanted" from talks with US delegation, declares a Turkish official
Trump thanks Erdogan and says millions of lives will be saved
1 month ago
[email protected]: Great news out of Turkey. News Conference shortly with @VP and @SecPompeo. Thank you to @RTErdogan. Millions of lives will be saved
SOHR: Syrian democratic forces has carried out counter-attack north of Ain Issa town and regains control of 7 villages.
Turkish-backed SNA seized control room used by SDF in Ras Al Ain
Turkish-backed SNA seized control room used by SDF in Ras Al Ain
Turkish forces bombard Jarodiyeh, Banukiyeh and other villages of Aliyan area, in Mabada / Girke Lege countryside, in the eastern countryside of Qamishli
SDF Commander Cegewera Zirîk: "The M4 international highway which connects the regions of Al-Jazeera, Euphrates, Manbij, Al-Raqqa and Deir Ezzor has been cleared
Raqqa: Turkish warplanes target the perimeter of Ein Issa city with several airstrikes
1 month ago
Russia's Lavrov, Iran's Zarif, after phone talk, say Moscow and Tehran are ready to facilitate talks between Kurds and Syrian government - statement
Turkish warplanes are bombarding the northwestern of Ain Issa town (ANHA)
1 month ago
SDF has recaptured the village "Managir" and "Alouk" from Turkish-backed SNA
During the clashes in Shalabi and Abu Sirra villages, a large amount of ammunition and military vehicles belonging to the Turkish forces were captured by SDF forces
SDF begins a combing operation in the southern and southwestern countryside of Tal Abyad city1 month ago
SDF begins a combing operation in the southern and southwestern countryside of Tal Abyad city
The president of the European Parliament calls for a suspension of Turkey's EU membership talks
Girê Spî/ Tal Abyad: Fierce clashes between SDF fighters and the Turkish forces in the town Chelebiye and the village Abu Sira in northern of the city. SDF fighters have seized a large quantity of ammunition and military vehicles of the Turkish army (ANHA)
SDF released images of burnt Turkish armored vehicle and seized ID card of Turkish soldier
In ~2 hours, @LindseyGrahamSC and @ChrisVanHollen hold a news conference to introduce bipartisan Turkey sanctions that would impose severe sanctions on Turkish officials in response to their incursion into northern Syria
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of Sharia village west of Tal Abyad city1 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of Sharia village west of Tal Abyad city
Syrian Democratic Forces: 20 dead and 48 wounded in battles against Turkish troops in the last 24 hours
1 month ago
Clashes north to Ain Issa, one Turkish forces vehicle was reportedly dstroyed
1 month ago
Erdogan-Pence meeting just over. It lasted 80 min. time for meeting with a wider delegation. Pompeo and NSC adviser O'Brien will attend the meeting to discuss the details.
Fierce clashes between the SDF and government forces, and Turkish-backed groups on axes in Ras al-Ain / Sere-Kaniye amid intense ground and air bombardment
Syria to counter Turkey invasion by 'all legitimate means': Assad
1 month ago
Reports Turkey is shelling Hekmiye village in Derik countryside. This is a Syriac majority village. No reports yet of situation on civilians there.
SAA tanks they arrive in Kobane
SAA shipped heavy weapons to Ain Issa from Tabqa, including GRAD MLRS1 month ago
SAA shipped heavy weapons to Ain Issa from Tabqa, including GRAD MLRS
NPA North-Press reporter from Abu Surra village in the western countryside of Ein Issa , north of Raqqa, giving details on the clashes that followed an attack by Turkish-backed armed opposition groups while the SDF confronted
1 month ago
Russian Security Council: Turkish military operation in Syria will not last long
1 month ago
SNA forces from inside Azwar village west of Tal Abyad
SNA forces from inside Azwar village west of Tal Abyad
One mortar shell landed in Qamishli city center. But it did not explode
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of the villages of Al Fadaiwi and Azwar west of Tal Abyad1 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of the villages of Al Fadaiwi and Azwar west of Tal Abyad
.@VP Pence meets President of Turkey Erdogan1 month ago
[email protected] Pence meets President of Turkey Erdogan
Turkey is shelling Qamishlo city center
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receives visiting US Vice President Mike Pence1 month ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receives visiting US Vice President Mike Pence
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives U.S. VP Mike Pence in Ankara as the high-ranking US delegation hopes to reach a resolution on the northern Syrian situation1 month ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives U.S. VP Mike Pence in Ankara as the high-ranking US delegation hopes to reach a resolution on the northern Syrian situation
White House adviser: US will use sanctions and may use more sanctions to control Turkey
1 month ago
Press pool in Ankara told Pence/Pompeo/O'Brien meeting with Turkey's Pres Erdogan is underway at presidential palace. Turkey declined a photo operation
1 month ago
Turkey President Erdoğan meets with US Vice President Mike Pence
Ras Al Ayn: Turkish-led forces advanced 120 meters in two days and are 460 meters away from the city centre
Ras Al Ayn: Turkish-led forces advanced 120 meters in two days and are 460 meters away from the city centre
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: Moscow promised Ankara that Kurdish militants will not be deployed in Syria near the Turkish border
Hayil Salih, member of the Jazira Health Board, has been killed in Turkish airstrikes on Serekaniye
Intensive raids by Turkish forces on the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain
Ongoing fighting near Tell Tamer, a small town in western al-Hasakah governorate, northeastern Syria as Turkey's military operation continues1 month ago
Ongoing fighting near Tell Tamer, a small town in western al-Hasakah governorate, northeastern Syria as Turkey's military operation continues
1 month ago
12 detained in Thessaloniki at Turkish consulate protest
Syrian Kurdish self-administration: We call for the opening of a humanitarian corridor to get the victims and trapped in Ras al-Ain
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Damascus must take control of the border with Turkey
1 month ago
US VP Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Ankara, Turkey
5th Humvee was seized in the area of Tal Tamr, south of Rasulayn.1 month ago
5th Humvee was seized in the area of Tal Tamr, south of Rasulayn.
1 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister: Our army does not have chemical weapons, a fact that everyone knows
Fierce attacks continue in Ras al-Ain/Serêkaniyê on western and eastern axis amid heavy artillery shelling. There is street to street fighting after yesterday's aerial bombardment targeting every single building including the only hospital in the town
Violent clashes between SDF and Turkish-backed SNA around Azaz and Maranaz axis now
1 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister Akar: "we have the information that organizations will use chemical weapons to blame our Armed Forces"
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces completely encircle the city of Ras al-Ain
Netherlands - 23 people arrested in clashes between Turkish and Kurdish communities in Rotterdam
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain1 month ago
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain
Ras Al Ain/Sere Kaniye Health Board: Turkey uses all kinds of weapons, including the internationally prohibited ones, and our teams are unable to evacuate the civilians.
Turkish-backed SNA controls the villages of Shallah, Asfouriyeh, Burqa, Tal Jumah, Kajo Sharqi, Tal Attash and Al-Managir on Ras Al-Ain axis
4th Humvee was seized during the Turkish operation in Northern Syria
1 month ago
Turkish warplanes targeted SDF positions around Al-Ahras village south of Ras Al Ayn within
1 month ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Turkey should immediately end operations in Syria."
Turkish-backed SNA seized an ammunition depot at the high silos on M4 highway
Protests in Qamishlo (northeastern Syria) against the Turkish invasion of northern Syria
Ras Al-Ain/Sari Kani: Intense fighting ongoing between Turkish military and SDF forces
Turkish-backed SNA near high silos located on the M4 road on the Ras al-Ain axis
Turkish-backed SNA forces have captured Al-Alia silos located on the M4 road on the Ras al-Ain axis in al-Hasakah countryside
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry welcomes the US administration's imposition of sanctions on Turkey for the aggression on Syrian territory
1 month ago
Turkey assault in northeast Syria has displaced 300,000: monitor
Clashes between SNA and YPG on Hazwan fronline, west to Al Bab, Northern Aleppo
TurkishMilitary TCT035 UAV on ISR or strike mission over Kurdistan mountaineous region of northern Iraq, north of Dokan. 2206z1 month ago
TurkishMilitary TCT035 UAV on ISR or strike mission over Kurdistan mountaineous region of northern Iraq, north of Dokan. 2206z
Largest Turkish attack on Sere Kaniye from all sides, using airstrikes, Tanks and heavy artillery, YPG is defending the city
US Secretary of the Treasury: We will impose further sanctions on Turkey if a ceasefire in northeastern Syria will not be established
Spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister @MevlutCavusoglu yesterday, urging Turkey to halt its military operation and return to a dialogue with the US on security in Northeast Syria - Pompeo
National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar received US National Security Advisor Robert Charles O'Brien and his delegation. Mutual views were exchanged at the meeting1 month ago
National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar received US National Security Advisor Robert Charles O'Brien and his delegation. Mutual views were exchanged at the meeting
SAA send 2 tanks towards Ain issa IDP's camp after clashes
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces launch a new attack on the city of Ras al-Ain with intensive air and ground cover
US Treasury Secretary: New Turkey's sanctions included the ministries of energy and defense
A copy of ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩'s letter to Erdogan. ⁦@POTUS⁩ warns him to not "be a tough guy. Don't be a fool." Says he could destroy Turkey's economy if Syria is not resolved in a humane way
Violent clashes between YPG and SNA in Maranaz axis, Tel-Rifaat
Drone was shot down in Mujibra Zarkan village of Tal al-Tamr countryside in Hasaka province
Details from the video showing the bullet-riddled vehicle of Hevrin Khalaf,  such as checkpoint building/powerlines/drainage culvert, put location around here on the strategic M4 highway:1 month ago
Details from the video showing the bullet-riddled vehicle of Hevrin Khalaf, such as checkpoint building/powerlines/drainage culvert, put location around here on the strategic M4 highway:
Details from the video showing the bullet-riddled vehicle of Hevrin Khalaf,  such as checkpoint building/powerlines/drainage culvert, put location around here on the strategic M4 highway:
Syrian government and Russian forces has entered the city Shuyukh, south-west of Kobane city
U.S. military carried out airstrikes to destroy Syrian HQ of U.S. campaign to #defeatDaesh
Video of SDF fighters captured by Turkish-backed SNA while on M4 road1 month ago
Video of SDF fighters captured by Turkish-backed SNA while on M4 road
1 month ago
Erdoğan to visit to Russian Federation on 22 October
Commander of "SDF": Russia is the guarantor of our agreement with the Syrian government after the US withdrawal
Gen. Mazloum Kobani via Ronahi TV: Our forces from Raqqa, al-Tabqa and Deir ez-Zor, are fighting alongside the Kurds in Sere-Kaniye / Ras al-Ain
Syrian & Flags with PKK leader Ocalan side by side in Ain Al-Arab/Kobane
House votes overwhelmingly (354-60) to oppose the decision to end certain U.S. efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian forces in Northeast Syria
The moment of the bombing of two tanks belonging to the Turkish forces by SDF
Turkish forces retreating in the village of Ebu Sira from the strikes of SDF troops, after SDF forces took control of villages belonging to Ras al-Ain/Serêkaniyê district
YPG forces targeted a tank of the Turkish force in the village of Ebu Sira with ATGM
Turlish backed forces captured the villages of Al-Adi and Al-Salheen on the Ein Issa axis
Trump: Sanctions against Turkey will be devastating if the meeting between Pence and Erdogan does not work
OIR Spokesman: Coalition forces continue a deliberate withdrawal from northeast Syria. On Oct. 16, we vacated the Lafarge Cement Factory, Raqqa, and Tabqah.
Trump just became the first US official to confirm the presence of 50 US nuclear bombs based in Turkey. "We're very confident" they're safe, he told reporters, WH Pool
"It's sort of natural for them. They fight," says @POTUS in response about Turkey and the Kurds "who by the way are no angels."
"If Russia's going to help in protecting the Kurds, that's a good thing, not a bad thing," adds @POTUS
In many ways, Kurdish "PKK is worse of a terrorist threat than ISIS," according to @POTUS
1 month ago
Erdogan Spokesman Kalin: "No changes are currently envisaged regarding the status of Incirlik Base (in response to possible sanctions)."
1 month ago
Turkish President spox.: We will clean the east of the Euphrates from terrorism as we did before in Bab and Afrin
Syrian army inside Kobani, NE Syria
1 month ago
Turkey says it doesn't have any formal engagement with Assad government, per Erdogan's Spox presser
Top Pentagon officials have told Russia and Turkey that if US forces are threatened the US will react with significant airstrikes targeting their troops
1 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA captured the villages of Kindash, Katrana, Shuvayha and al-Diyk in the west of Tel Abyad
US envoy at UNSC: We made it clear to Ankara that any military operation in northern Syria was unacceptable
YPG released video of ATGM strike
1 month ago
Clashes between the SDF/SAA and TFSA taking place at Manajir. Northwest of Tal Tamir
Turkish-backed SNA shotdown SDF reconnaissance aircraft on the Ras al-Ain axis
Trump: It's okay if Syria gets support from Russia
Turkish-backed SNA forces control the villages of Tanouza, Al Diymu and Alabo west of Tal Abyad1 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces control the villages of Tanouza, Al Diymu and Alabo west of Tal Abyad
Turkish-backed SNA controlled the villages of Mutaqalta, Qandil and Tannoura west of Tal Abyad1 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA controlled the villages of Mutaqalta, Qandil and Tannoura west of Tal Abyad
Syrian Observatory: Russian forces have reached the outskirts of Ain Arab in northern Syria
Pompeo: Erdogan responsible for instability in the region
Pompeo: I still plan to go to Turkey and expect to meet Erdogan face to face
1 month ago
Erdogan now confirms US Vice President's meeting in Ankara
SDF has recaptured the village of Jalba, near Tel Abyad
Derik: The Turkish army is shelling the villages Qesir Dibe and Ain Diwar of Derik
The MMC and TFSA are currently engaged in heavy clashes around Yashli
Turkish howitzer shelling across the border has just restarted in villages near Derik, marking the first fire along the Derik - Qamishlo axis since the SDF-Damascus agreement was reached
Pence will go to Ankara despite Erdogan refusal to meet him: spokesman
Russians crossing into eastern Euphrates from Manbij for the first time accompanied by SDF. They are likely heading towards Chalabiya US base1 month ago
Russians crossing into eastern Euphrates from Manbij for the first time accompanied by SDF. They are likely heading towards Chalabiya US base
Turkish backed forces have captured Al-Aliyah town and Khurbat Al-Naimah village near M4 highway
Mike Pompeo Mike Pence and a pair C17´s  descending for Turkey Ankara1 month ago
Mike Pompeo Mike Pence and a pair C17´s descending for Turkey Ankara
1 month ago
Azerbaijan will send S-300 air and missile defence system battery to Turkey.
1 month ago
Joint Russian Syrian convoy moving from positions in Manbij heading toward SDF held Ayn al Arab (Kobane) - Qarakozak bridge
North-Press reporter: SDF managed to destroy two tanks of the Turkish forces and their affiliated opposition groups in Abu Surra in the western countryside of Ein Issa, north of Raqqa
Looks like burning off equipment and other materials at the US Special Forces HQ, located in the LaFarge Cement plant in nort east Syria before leaving and being taken over by other armed forces
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We will respond to US sanctions imposed because of the attack in northern Syria
Erdogan: I will not meet with them. If Trump comes, I'll see him.1 month ago
Erdogan: "I will not meet with them. If Trump comes, I'll see him."
1 month ago
Turkish-backed forces captured Alluk al-Sarki village east of Ras Al Ayn from YPG
Video: SDF targeting Turkish-backed forces with rockets1 month ago
Video: SDF targeting Turkish-backed forces with rockets
1 month ago
"Arguments, debates, conversations being held in Congress regarding my person, my family and my minister friends are a very big disrespect" to government of Turkey, says @RTErdogan
1 month ago
Speaking to reporters, @RTErdogan says he'll reevaluate his planned US trip after meeting with this week with @VP and @SecPompeo
1 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan says he will not be meeting with the U.S. delegation in Turkey, but will only speak with his United States' counterpart Donald Trump
Syrian Foreign Minister: The behavior of the Erdogan government shows its expansionist ambitions in Syrian territory
3 Russian aircrafts are heading Syria1 month ago
3 Russian aircrafts are heading Syria
1 month ago
Erdogan: our operation aims to clear the land from Manbij to the Iraqi border and we will continue until this goal is achieved
1 month ago
Erdogan rules out any talks with Syrian Kurds
1 month ago
Erdogan: "We do not fight against the Syrian people, but against the oppressors with the Syrian people."
1 month ago
Erdogan: Turkey has never killed any civilian and will not do so
1 month ago
Erdogan: I say to the members of the NATO do not stand against Turkey and at least do not interfere
1 month ago
The Kremlin comments on Turkey's military operation in Syria: We respect Turkey's right to defend itself
Erdogan: The last batch of the S-400 will arrive in December. Perhaps in November.1 month ago
Erdogan: "The last batch of the S-400 will arrive in December. Perhaps in November."
SDF: The departure of US forces from Ain Al Arab/Kobani will allow SAA forces to enter according to our agreement with them
1 month ago
Syrian Observatory: US forces destroy their military base in Ain al-Arab after withdrawal
1 month ago
Turkey's "Halkbank" denies any breach of US sanctions
A video shows the moment a Turkish airstrike targeted a mixed convoy which killed multiple civilians including 2 journalists, 3 days ago in Ras al-Ayn.
Turkish armoured vehicle comes under the possession of the Kurdish-led SDF between Tal Tamr and Al-Hassakah
CJTFOIR tells that no US forces are at the Lagarge cement factory facility between Kobani and Ain Issa that was in reports yesterday. The situation is still unclear, but @OIRSpox said the SDF set fire to their facilities as Turkey-backed rebels advanced
1 month ago
Strong clashes around Ein Issa YPG reportedly captured two vehicles loaded with Doshka weapons
USAF Foreign Emergency Support Team C-32B 02-5001 RCH588 heading over Turkey1 month ago
USAF Foreign Emergency Support Team C-32B 02-5001 RCH588 heading over #Turkey
1 month ago
Lavrov: Moscow will support security cooperation between Turkey and Syria on the border
New Tal Rifat. Russian military police conducted a patrol nothern Manbij, between FSA and SDF
SDF: We welcome the supportive position of Europe and the Arab League against Turkish aggression
Exactly the same route as yesterday about to enter Turkish airspace1 month ago
Exactly the same route as yesterday about to enter Turkish airspace
Latest from Ras Al Ain/Serekaniye: Yesterday's attacks were repelled by SDF forces. Serekaniye is controlled by SDF. There are clashes on the western and eastern fronts
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