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US urges Turkey to 'exercise restraint' in Afrin operation

21 January, 2018

Turkey on Saturday launched 'Operation Olive Branch' seeking to oust the Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) from the Afrin region of northern Syria.

Death toll from Kabul hotel Taliban attack drastically rises

21 January, 2018

The death toll from a Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel has been raised from six to at least 18 people, including more than a dozen foreigners.

Erdogan vows 'quick end' to Afrin operation in Syria

21 January, 2018

Turkish troops moved into a Kurdish-controlled region in Syria on Sunday morning, as President Erdogan vowed a quick end to the operation

Erbil and Baghdad work to end Kurdish flight ban

21 January, 2018

Analysis: Regional and national airspace officials end their dispute and help stabilise Iraq's aviation sector into the bargain, writes Alex Macheras.

Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining IS

21 January, 2018

A German national has been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court for her connections to the Islamic State group.

Afghanistan hotel siege ends after terrifying 12-hour Taliban raid

21 January, 2018

A siege on a Kabul hotel has ended, after Afghan security forces spent 12 hours battling Taliban militants to rescue staff and guests.

Russian forces withdrawn from Afrin as Turkish forces attack

20 January, 2018

Russia has withdrawn its troops from Afrin -under fire from Turkish jets - as Ankara announces the start of an offensive to capture the Syrian town from Kurdish forces.

Rapper-turned-jihadi Denis Cuspert killed fighting in Syria

20 January, 2018

German rapper known as 'Deso Dogg', who fled to Syria and joined IS in 2012, was killed during clashes in Deir ez-Zour, eastern Syria

Turkey starts ground offensive against Kurdish forces in Afrin

20 January, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the 'de-facto' start of a ground operations in Syria's Afrin, warning the Kurdish-held town of Manbij was Ankara's next target.

Turkey targets Kurdish positions in Syria's Afrin

20 January, 2018

Turkey launched new strikes on Kurdish positions in Afrin on Saturday, as 'first stage' of Ankara's operations in northern Syria begins.

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