The United States' support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia is a "big mistake", Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said late on Saturday, adding that the issue had strained ties between the NATO allies.
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departs Black Sea after 20 days: NATO SNMCMG2 flagship, German Navy Type 404 Elbe class tender aux FGS Rhein A513 transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean together with two minehunters, Segura class @Armada_esp SPS Turia and Turkish Navy Engin (x-Circé) class TCG Erdemli
6 suspected militants were neutralized in northern Iraq in Turkish airstrikes
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Russian Navy Project 1171 BSF Tapir/Alligator class LST Orsk 148 returned from its ninth deployment to Syria in 2018 and transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea 06:00Z
FSA al-Hamza Div. Commander: "Now we are preparing for a possible military operation against YPG/PKK on the East of the Euphrates River, and we are training our soldiers for that. We have no problem with our Kurdish brothers there"
Activists: Clashes in Afrin as Turkish forces fighting saboteur groups
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Bulgarian Navy (x- @TheBelgianNavy Wandelaar F912) Wielingen class frigate Drazki 41 transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean under heavy rain.
Violent clashes erupted between the Free Syrian Army and the SDF near the village of Muhsalli west of the city of Manbij in the eastern Aleppo.
The Turkish army announces a curfew in the city of Afrin and reports of a military campaign by the Turkish army's special task forces in the city.
The US State Department said in a statement on Saturday that the American government has not reached a final conclusion on who is responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
Forces from the Russian-Backed 5th Corp have entered Menagh Airbase
Elders and tribal sheikhs in the north of Syria demand unity and stop Turkish intervention
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"No, it's not under considerationwe are looking, always looking and whatever we can do for Turkey" President Donald Trump on FETO's leader extradition
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: Everything indicates that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is the one who ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi
The Turkish army targeted positions of Kurdish militias with heavy machine guns in the village of Al-Munbatah, west of the town of Tal Abyad, north of Raqqa.
Erdogan asks Trump to end support for YPG, PYD
Turkish Presidency: Erdogan told Trump that Turkey is waiting for Washington to end its aid to the PKK branch in Syria
Pentagon has delivered its report on Turkey and the F-35: "The department provided the NDAA-required Secretary of Defense F-35 report to Congress for their decision on the way forward. Department leadership will continue to work closely with Congress to answer any of their questions"
Germany says Saudi Arabia last explanation about Khashoggi murder is not resolving the most important questions about it
Libya: SCS President al-Mashri says Turkey has been excluded from the "mini-meeting" due to an Egypt's President Sisi request. In the meeting LNA's leader Haftar has requested to be officially appointed as chief of the Libyan army.
Iran is objecting to any government withdrawal from Tal Rifaat Pocket,that the Assad government and SDF control,Iran demands that the Syrian Opposition withdraw from 14 villages West of Nubl and Zahraa,in order to agree to withdrawing government Forces from Tal Rifaat Pocket
Turkey says will not link fate of Gullen to Khashoggi after NBC reports that Trump's admin tries to check legal ways to deport him for appease Erdogan
Turkish police detain academics in probe of prominent rights activist: media
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Al-Muhrar Media Network: HTS Badia Sector harassed a TSK convoy heading to observation points at a checkpoint at dawn today on the Aleppo-Damascus International Road (M5 highway), stopping it for about 10 minutes and telling them to find an alternative route next time Idlib
Difficulties with Turkey - "We can't do any of things we are doing in Syria without the active participation, cooperation and coordination of Turkey" per Amb Jeffrey, noting Ankara not happy with ongoing relationship with the Kurdish PYD, calling that an offshoot of the PKK
The United Nations: Russia and Turkey have confirmed their readiness to take serious steps to prevent escalation of the situation in Idlib
US backs Cyprus's right to develop resources, Pyatt says
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Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council says the statement by the Saudi Public Prosecution confirms the Kingdom's keenness to investigate Jamal Khashoggi case away from politicization
Trump admin. officials asked federal law enforcement agencies to examine legal ways of removing exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen from US in attempt to persuade Turkish President Erdogan to ease pressure on Saudi gov't, four sources say.
The government Units that arrived to Tal Rifaat Pocket include the Russian-Supported 5th Corp