The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that violent clashes took place after midnight on Wednesday night near the town of Marea in northern Aleppo province between Syrian rebels allied to Turkey on the one hand and Kurdish forces on the other. Fighters from both sides bombed each other. It is not yet known…

Two people were killed and five others wounded by a car bomb explosion on Sunday in a Syrian town bordering Turkey and controlled by Turkish forces, the Turkish Defense Ministry announced. The explosion occurred in Tal Abyad, a town held by the Turkish Army and its Syrian proxy forces since Ankara launched an operation against…

Car bomb kills Turkish soldiers, Syrian fighters in contested northeast Three Turkish soldiers and at least four Syrian fighters were killed in a car bombing near the town of Tal Abyad in northeast Syria on Thursday, January 16, according to statements by senior Turkish officials and Syrian opposition groups. Major Şevket Tombul, Lieutenant Sinan Bilir…

Five people, including three children, were killed Thursday in a car bomb explosion in a Turkish-controlled area in northeastern Syria, Ankara said, blaming the attack on Kurdish forces. The explosion occurred in the village of Tal Halaf west of the city of Ras el-Ain, the Turkish Ministry of Defence said in a statement, accusing the…

A car bomb killed 19 people, 13 of them civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of al-Bab in northern Syria on Saturday, a war monitor said. The bomb, which struck a bus and taxi station in the town, also wounded 33 people, some of them seriously, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Turkey and…

Eleven pro-Turkish Syrian fighters were killed Thursday by Kurdish forces in violation of ceasefire agreements aimed at creating a “safe zone” in northern Syria, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “This morning, 11 members of the Syrian National Army were martyred,” Erdogan told a press conference in Ankara, using the name for a Syrian militia…

Russian forces crossed the Euphrates in Syria on Wednesday, October 23, towards the border with Turkey as part of a Russian-Turkish agreement on the withdrawal of Kurdish forces, according to the Russian Ministry of Defence. “Today (Wednesday) at 12:00 (09:00 GMT), a column of Russian military police crossed the Euphrates towards the Syrian-Turkish border,” the…

Two civilians were killed on Tuesday in south-east Turkey by shells fired from Syria where a Turkish offensive is underway against a Kurdish militia, local authorities reported. The shooting, attributed to YPG Kurdish forces, left two people dead and 12 wounded in Kiziltepe, a border town with Syria in Mardin province, the local governorate said,…

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-Arab coalition dominated by the Kurds, “launched a major counter-attack against Turkish forces and their Syrian allies near Ras al-Ain during the night,” said the SOHR, which has a vast network of sources in the country. According to the NGO, the SDF succeeded in slowing the progress of the…

The Syrian army entered the town of Ain Issa, in the northern part of Raqqa province, which was previously controlled by the Arab-Kurdish forces of the Syrian Democratic Forces, according to a military source on the ground. “The Syrian army has entered the town of Ain Issa, in Raqqa province, where the families of ISIS…