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The Turkish military hit positions of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) with jets and artillery on Aug. 28, one day after a Turkish soldier was killed in attack on Turkish tanks in northern Syria
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov both opposed an autonomus Kurdish region inside Syria, following a 12-hour meeting in Geneva on Aug. 26
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) is cleaning Jarablus of mines and explosives planted by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants before their withdrawal from the northern Syrian town, as life slowly returns to normal
Turkey has said it expected steps would be taken against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as a U.N. body has ascertained the liability of Damascus in the use of chemical weapons during the Syrian civil war
GENEVA – Reuters
The United States and Russia failed on Aug. 26 to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve before an agreement could be announced.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
A Turkish soldier has been killed and another three have been injured in a Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) rocket attack in northern Syria, a military official has said
Turkey has taken all necessary measures for the protection of civilians during its operation into northern Syria along with moderate Syrian rebel groups, the Turkish army has said in a statement, in a dismissal of claims of civilian casualties in Jarablus
Two Turkish F-16 warplanes struck six Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets and a position of the U.S.-backed Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria on Aug. 27, Turkish security sources told Reuters.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Aug. 26 denounced as a “bare-faced lie” suggestions in Western media that Ankara’s military operation in Syria was singling out Kurdish groups rather than jihadists
BEIRUT – Agence France-Presse
At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria's Aleppo city on Aug. 27, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.
DARAYA, Syria - Agence France-Presse
Ambulances and Red Crescent vehicles entered Syria's besieged town of Daraya as thousands of rebels and civilians prepared to evacuate on Aug. 26 ahead of its takeover by government forces
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