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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A drone that killed four Turkish soldiers last week in Syria might belong to Iran, the Pentagon has said.
The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG) is cooperating with the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the north of Aleppo province, presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said Dec. 8
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
Turkey understands that an Iranian-made drone was responsible for the killing of four soldiers participating in an operation in Syria
PM Yıldırım provides notice that Ankara is doing everything in its power to secure a cease-fire in Aleppo amid a heavy bombardment
Turkish fighter jets have resumed air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) positions in Syria’s al-Bab, destroying nine positions late on Dec. 6, during a visit by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to Russia
HAMBURG / ALEPPO
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Dec. 8 he was “hopeful” about reaching an agreement with Russia over the Syrian city of Aleppo as government forces continued their advance in the city
It is a “disgrace” that the international community has been unable to alleviate the suffering in Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Dec. 6, one day after Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a seven-day cease-fire in the city.
The Turkish General Staff said its warplanes “neutralized” 23 ISIL militants in air strikes in the al-Bab city of Aleppo province in northern Syria between 10:05 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 7
Iraqi army units advanced from southeast Mosul towards a bridge across the Tigris in the city center on Dec. 6, in an attack that could give fresh impetus to the hard fought, seven-week battle for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s northern Iraq stronghold.
HATAY – Doğan News Agency
Two Turkish lawmakers have met with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu as part of efforts to save 18 Turkish citizens facing execution in Saudi Arabia over drug possession.
ALEPPO – The Associated Press
Rebel shelling of the Syrian government-held part of Aleppo killed a Russian nurse in a makeshift Russian hospital in the city on Dec. 5, while the Defense Ministry in Moscow said a Russian fighter jet crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after returning from a sortie over Syria.