Two metrobuses collided in Istanbul's Haramidere, several passengers were reported wounded

Map. History of Turkey conflict

31 May 2020
SDF: Large Turkish military build-up is being recorded near the border
7 month ago
Erdogan's aide: Turkish and Syrian armed groups will cross the border soon
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
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
7 month ago
Turkish Ministry of Defense: "Our army is ready for Operation Safe Zone."
7 month 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
7th Trilateral Summit Cyprus Egypt Greece in Cairo. Joint Declaration — paras concerning Cyprus.
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
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
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
7 month ago
Turkish Parliament extends authorisation given to Turkish President for military operations on foreign territories for another year
7 month ago
Istanbul court rules to keep Osman Kavala in prison as his trial continues, sets next hearing for Dec 24. Kavala has spent 707 days in jail without conviction in what rights defenders call a politically motivated trial
Turkish army continues to ship tanks to the Syrian border7 month 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 Abyad7 month ago
Turkish drone in northern Syria circling over SDF territory west of Tell Abyad
7 month ago
The Egyptian-Greek-Cyprus summit condemns Turkish actions in the economic zone of Cyprus
7 month ago
Two metrobuses collided in Istanbul's Haramidere, several passengers were reported wounded
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
7 month 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
7 month 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
7 month ago
Turkey's main opposition CHP leader says party will support parliament motion for extension of military operations in Syria, Iraq
7 month ago
Leaders of Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina speak in Belgrade
Turkish helicopters fly near the city of Tall Abyad in the northern Raqqa countryside
7 month ago
[email protected]: ...good health, at my request, Pastor Brunson, who had many years of a long prison term remaining. Also remember, and importantly, that Turkey is an important member in good standing of NATO. He is coming to the U.S. as my guest on November 13th. ENDENDLESSWARS
7 month ago
[email protected]: So many people conveniently forget that Turkey is a big trading partner of the United States, in fact they make the structural steel frame for our F-35 Fighter Jet. They have also been good to deal with, helping me to save many lives at Idlib Province, and returning, in very
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
7 month ago
Cypriot President: Investment mechanism between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece should be encouraged
7 month ago
Cypriot President: Joint regional cooperation must be strengthened to achieve stability in the region
Turkish Military UAV TCS8 active over northern Syria in Northern Raqqa7 month ago
Turkish Military UAV TCS8 active over northern Syria in Northern Raqqa
7 month ago
British Foreign Office: We made clear to Turkey the need to avoid any unilateral military action in northern Syria
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  operation7 month 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.
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.
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."
7 month ago
Turkish Vice President Oktay: "Our message is clear to the international community. Turkey is not a country will act with threats."
US ISR Super King Air 350 orbiting over Hasakah
7 month 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
9 militants identified in Hakurk and Haftanin in northern Iraq, coordinated by Turkish army and MIT, neutralized in air strikes
Agence France-Presse: Iranian Foreign Minister informs his Turkish counterpart Iran's opposition to any military action in northern Syria
"I've told President Ergogan I hope he's going to treat everybody with respect," @POTUS, in the room with military leaders, says in reply to a reporter's question
Turkish military movement in Kilis7 month ago
Turkish military movement in Kilis
7 month ago
The Turkish defence ministry has posted a tweet saying all preparations for a possible military operation into northeastern Syria are completed
White House: Turkey will be responsible for the security of civilians and any humanitarian assistance
A Turkish Armed Forces convoy is making entrance at Jarabulus.7 month ago
A Turkish Armed Forces convoy is making entrance at Jarabulus.
Trump: If Turkey takes any step beyond its borders, we can harm it and harm its economy
"We're going to be watching Turkey," adds @POTUS
Trump: We have only 50 soldiers in northern Syria
US secretary of state Pompeo talked with his UK counterpart on phone about the Turkish military operation in Syria
Sputnik Agency: Turkish vehicles and armored vehicles entered the gate of Jarablus towards Manbij countryside
"Syrian National Army" commander: We will not allow pro-Assad forces to enter Manbij. We'il be in town soon.
Turkish aircraft flying near the border with Dêrika Hemko
7 month ago
Reports of airstrike near the syrian-turkish border in Dêrik (al-Malikiya) and Tewil hill are false and misleading, no airstrike was reported in the areas mentioned.
7 month ago
@JZarif and Turkish counterpart Mevlut Çavusoglu discuss latest developments in northeastern Syria (i.e. reports of Turkish strikes on Kurdish positions) in phone conversation
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces fire two shells on a group that tried to cross to the Turkish side
Coalition military trucks carrying aid and equipments enters northeastern Syria from Kurdistan region - SOHR
Syrian Observatory: Turkish planes fly over the border triangle between Turkey, Syria and Iraq
7 month ago
[email protected]: Turkey targeting Kurdish positions in Tal Tawil in Al-Malkiyah
Local source confirm that no YPG or SDF were targeted, report of SDF casualties are false.
The Turkish bombing took place near Khanke which is an Ezidi village and near a refugee camp that holds many orphanages of the ISIS genocide
Turkey army started bombing near border of Northern Syria and Turkey
Turkish Military TCS01 UAV active close to northwest Syria border. 1916z
Tanks were delivered by the Turkish Armed Forces to the Syrian border.
Reports of Turkish artillery shelling of sites of Kurdish units in the countryside of the border town of Malikiyah between Turkey and Syria north of Hasakah
This airstrike come one hour after International Coalition has sent reinforcements to U.S-backed Syrian democratic forces. According to local source, mortars were fired near the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Syria: video showing Turkish Air Force targeting area of Semalka border crossing with Iraq (used to transfer supplies)
Senior US defence official tells: We disconnected the Turkish millitary from our ISR system (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance) and the air tasking order (ATO) (Joint Forces Air Component Commander controls air forces within a joint operations environment)
Turkish Air forces carried out airstrikes near Semalka border crossing.
"A precipitous withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria would only benefit Russia, Iran, and the Assad government. And it would increase the risk that ISIS and other terrorist groups regroup."@senatemajldr McConnell on Syria Withdrawal
Small settlements between Ras al Ayn and Tel Abyad are evacuating
7 month ago
Serbian, Turkish police to combat organized crime and terrorism together
"We have shut down Turkish participation in the air. Right we are controlling the airspace over northeast Syria," a senior @StateDept official says. "We have no intention in the immediate near future to change that"
Video documenting the withdrawal of the SDF from the Al-Omar oilfield, east of Deir ez-Zur, to the border with Turkey. Dozens of fighters and 13 military vehicles leave Hasakah.
Increased rhetoric for an intervention in NE Syria by opposition factions supported by Turkey. 8000 SNA fighters from Hamza Division, Ahrar al-Sham & Suleiman Shah Brigade will be deployed to the Tal Abyad front according to @osamh0890
Furqat al-Hamza cmd. Sayf Abu Bakr with SIG MoD Salim Idris, satellite imagery of Serê Kaniyê on the table and tv
Senior State Dept official calls planned Turkish incursion into Syria 'a very bad idea' & that U.S. does not support it in any shape, or form. Adds Erdogan sought U.S. military support in the phone call with Trump, but Potus declined
OFAC/SDN @USTreasury listed & Russian Ministry of Defense  @mod_russia owned Oboronlogistika's Russia flag cargo ship Pizhma returned from Tartus Syria & transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea en route to Novorossiysk carrying ISO boxes7 month ago
OFAC/SDN @USTreasury listed & Russian Ministry of Defense @mod_russia owned Oboronlogistika's Russia flag cargo ship Pizhma returned from Tartus Syria & transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea en route to Novorossiysk carrying ISO boxes
UN Secretary-General calls on all parties to exercise restraint in northern Syria
The senior State Dept official also said the US priority is unchanged from what @secpompeo said in January: "the importance of ensuring that the Turks don't slaughter the Kurds." But didn't say how the US would enforce that
Senior State Dept official also said withdrawal doesn't reflect change in US position - Trump opposes Turkish incursion. Said it was done for 2 reasons: get troops out of harm's way if Turkey attacks, and to make sure US didn't tacitly support Turkish move with troop presence
In a briefing with reporters just now, a senior State Dept official said the number of troops being withdrawn in NE Syria was less than the number of people in the briefing room (26), and from only two outposts
Pentagon statement on Syria
Tusk: I am in permanent contact with President @AnastasiadesCY. Turkey's continued illegal drilling activities only undermine good neighbourly relations between the EU and Turkey. The EU stands united behind Cyprus
Lindsey Graham: Just spoke to Sen @ChrisVanHollen about situation in Syria. We will introduce bipartisan sanctions against Turkey if they invade Syria and will call for their suspension from NATO if they attack Kurdish forces who assisted the U.S. in the destruction of the ISIS Caliphate
7 month ago
[email protected]: As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I've done before.). They must, with Europe and others, over
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