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Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters on pick-up trucks celebrate as they drive in Tal Abyad, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.
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October 13, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Syrian government troops will deploy along the border with Turkey to help Kurdish fighters fend off Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, the Kurds said Sunday, hours after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the area to avoid getting caught in the middle of the fast-...
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A Turkish soldier watches as mourners carry the coffins of Halil Yagmur, 64 and Muslum Guzel, killed Friday during mortar shelling from Syria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
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October 12, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday in its most significant gain, as its offensive against Kurdish fighters pressed into its fourth day with little sign of relenting despite mounting international criticism.
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Syrians flee shelling by Turkish forces in Ras al Ayn, northeast Syria.
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October 09, 2019 - 9:32 pm
Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Attorney General Edwin Meese, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Washington.
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October 09, 2019 - 11:09 am
President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that does not include American involvement in "stupid endless wars" in the Middle East.
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This frame grab from video provided by Hawar News, ANHA, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows Kurdish fighters standing guard at the site of a suicide attack near the town of Shaddadeh, Jan. 21, 2019.
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January 21, 2019 - 1:49 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration...
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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, left, and his Turkish counterpart and senior adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ibrahim Kalin, right, talk at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.
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January 08, 2019 - 9:50 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior U.S. official trying to negotiate the safety of Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria was apparently rebuffed by Turkey's president who said Tuesday there would be "no concession" in Ankara's push against what he describes as terror...
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President Donald Trump talks to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
atyana Zenkovich/pool photo via AP
December 21, 2018 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria was made hastily, without consulting his national security team or allies, and over strong objections from virtually everyone involved in the fight against the Islamic State, according to U.S. and Turkish...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he addresses members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.
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October 23, 2018 - 7:14 am
By Suzan Fraser, Zeynep Bilginsoy and Christopher Torchia, Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey's president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudia Arabia's explanation that the...
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Security personnel guard Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
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October 22, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Susan Fraser and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage made...
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The Monday, July 30, 2018 screenshot shows the #MeTwo Twitter website. The hashtag, a play on the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, was created by journalist Ali Can following the resignation of soccer star Mesut Ozil.
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July 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — After #MeToo comes #MeTwo . The hashtag has become a rallying point for scores of second- and third-generation immigrants in Germany, who have taken to Twitter to share their accounts of everyday racism and how they still struggle to be accepted...
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