Turkish military convoy entered from the Khirbat al-Joz crossing to the observation point in the western Idlib countryside
The sixth Russian plane carrying hardware for S-400 missile defence system arrives at Murted Air Base in Turkey's capital Ankara – Turkish defence ministry
US plans to announce sanctions against Turkey in connection with the S-400 supply from Russia next week
Sere Kaniye: The warplane which were heard this morning were an International Coalition aircraft, which were patrolling over Serê Kaniyê (Raʾs al-ʿAin) today
More SDF Reinforcements have arrived to Kobani,Tal Abyad,Sere Kaniye
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A new Turkish army operation was launched against the areas where militants present in northern Iraq within the framework of the Paw-2 Operation Plan
Reports of Turkish planes in northern Raqqa airspace - YPG forces on heightened state of alert
Pentagon: "Unilateral military action into NE Syria by any party, particularly as US personnel may be present or in the vicinity, is of grave concern. We would find any such actions unacceptable. Coordination and consultation between the US and Turkey is the only approach"
Turkey continues intensive military shipment to the Syrian border
Turkish Defense Ministry Announces New Anti-Terrorism Operation In Iraq
Turkey launched "Pençe-2 Operasyon Planı" or Claw-2 operation in Northern Iraq, as additional to Operation Claw against PKK
US intelligence is showing a buildup of Turkish armor units in recent days that may be planning cross border combat operations
The US military is closely watching the Syria-Turkish border due to growing concerns US troops in NE Syria will be caught up in a potential cross border Turkish military operation targeting Kurds in the coming days, defense officials tell @barbarastarrcnn
Turkish warplanes are patrolling Tel Abyad on the border of Sanliurfa.
Per Turkey, DefMin Akar and @EsperDoD "agreed during the phone call that the communication lines should be maintained" and "a US military team should urgently be dispatched to Ankara next week to further the discussions on the safe zone in Syria"
Turkey Nat'l Def Min Akar tells @EsperDoD "Turkey is a partner of the F-35 fighter aircraft programme and that programme should continue uninterrupted" per Turkish readout
Turkey releases read out of call Friday between National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Acting US SecDef @EsperDoD "Akar told his US counterpart that Turkey remains under a serious airandmissile threat.purchase of S-400 defence systems was not an option but rather a necessity"
And it's official - after hours of delay, @DeptofDefense says the planned on-camera media briefing on Turkey taking delivery of Russia's S-400 "has been postponed indefinitely"
Akar and Esper have discussed developments in Syria and S-400
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar spoke on the phone with US Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper
Chairman @RepEliotEngel & Ranking Member @RepMcCaul of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs:"We call on the Dept. of State and the Dept. of Defense to terminate Turkey's participation in the F-35 program and to sanction Turkish individuals doing business with the Russian defense sector, as required by law. Turkey and Erdogan must face stiff consequences for this decision"
The European Union agreed to suspend the aviation sector talks in Turkey. — Bloomberg
Acting SecDef @EsperDoD warns Turkey over taking the Russian S-400 missile system: "We are aware of Turkey taking delivery of the S-400" per Esper "Our position regarding the F-35 has not changed and I will speak with my Turkish counterpart this afternoon"
Turkish Foreign Minister: Any European sanctions due to exploration in the Mediterranean will face an appropriate response
Pentagon will review US air operations at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey amid S-400 developments - Defense Dept source tells Al-Hurra news.
"All of the three planned planes arrived [in Ankara] and today's operations were completed. This process will continue in the coming days." - Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar
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American forces met with the MMC at the Sagur line north of Manbij and helped conduct patrols along the line of contact.
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HMS Duncan passing through the Bosporous en route to the Gulf
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Lira slumps as traders brace for U.S response to S-400 delivery
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Russia's state TV: "Turkey's S-400 deal with Russia drives a wedge between NATO allies."