Three Turks killed in Idlib - Strategic Kurdish tunnels discovered in Afrin
01 February, 2018, 00:48 | Author: Kristen Ingram
According to the Turkish General Staff, Operation Olive Branch aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist oppression and cruelty.
Reportedly, battles are also underway to liberate Maranez and Bafel heights.
Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies launched a brutal offensive against Kurdish militia in the enclave of Afrin in northern Syria on January 20.
F-16 fighters of the Turkish Air Force are involved in the operation, inflicting strikes on the positions of PYD/YPG on the Syrian-Turkish border, . No decision has been made on heeding Turkey's public requests to move the troops, who are prepared to fight, the Pentagon says.
Ankara views the YPG as a terror organisation allied to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) inside Turkey but the U.S. has been backing it as a key secular ally in the fight against the Islamic State group.
Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu reported yesterday that two villages in the Afrin region had been "cleared" of the YPG.
Macron said it could be "a real problem" if "Syrian sovreignty is not respected". One of them, 17-year-old Fatma Avlar, died from her wounds, the agency said.
On Wednesday, the top American commander for the Middle East said the USA military is doing "everything we absolutely can" to avoid a confrontation with Turkey in Syria.
He added: "The whole world knows and should know that Turkey does not operate with the mentality of an invader".
Deputy Premier Bozdag has said U.S. troops may be targeted by Turkish forces for helping the Kurds.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accused the union of treason on January 29 and more than 300 people have since been detained for social media posts criticizing the military operation in Afrin.
The attacks have so far killed four people, including Avlar.
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It test-fired three intercontinental ballistic missiles and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test a year ago . North and South Korea remain technically at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty.
The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility for the January 29 attack through its Amaq news agency. The spokesperson said that a gunfight between the remaining terrorist and soldiers is underway.
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Tensions have been growing this month since Beijing started new flight routes in the strait without consulting Taiwan . China opened the new air routes this month, including a northbound route up the Taiwan Strait.
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However, family members of the victims said that the attack was the result of a domestic dispute , according to WPXI-TV . This happens in Pittsburgh, not here", Dick Kalp, who lives behind a nearby convenience store and called police, said.
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