Civil wars

Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
January 22, 2018 - 10:50 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The U.N. Security Council is expected to get a closed-door briefing later Monday on the political and military situation in Syria, including Turkey's...
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Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
January 22, 2018 - 9:45 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The United States is accusing Russia of "costing innocent Syrian lives" amid new reports of a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Activists and rescue...
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Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
January 22, 2018 - 9:28 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Syrian state TV says shelling from rebel-held areas has killed at least five civilians and wounded more than eight in the capital, Damascus. State...
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Residents watch as a truck, part of a convoy, transporting a Turkish Army tank is driven in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive from the region a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns that killed at least one refugee. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 22, 2018 - 8:30 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said. The Turkish offensive on...
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Residents watch as a truck, part of a convoy, transporting a Turkish Army tank is driven in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive from the region a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns that killed at least one refugee. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 22, 2018 - 6:12 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said. The Turkish offensive on...
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Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Afrin. (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 12:29 pm
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A Kurdish news agency and an opposition Syrian war monitor say at least seven civilians have been killed in a Turkish airstrike on a village in the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin. The Kurdish Hawar News agency says...
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Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Afrin. (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 11:50 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Media reports say police in Turkey have broken up demonstrations in Ankara and Istanbul hours after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Kurds in Turkey not to take to the streets to protest Turkey's...
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Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Afrin. (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 10:49 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Syria's President Bashar Assad says Turkey's "brutal aggression" against a Syrian Kurdish enclave is part and parcel of Ankara's support of "terrorists." Assad's comments came during his meeting Sunday with the...
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Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Afrin. (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 8:21 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Kurds in Turkey not to take to the streets and protest the Turkish military's operations against a Kurdish-run enclave in Syria. Erdogan said Sunday those who heed...
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Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the city of Kilis, Turkey, late Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The deployment occurred hours after dozens of Turkish jets bombed Syrian Kurdish militia targets in the enclave of Afrin. (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 7:25 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he hopes Turkey will conclude its operation in a Syrian Kurdish enclave in a short period of time. Addressing crowds in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa on Sunday,...
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