Jarablus Operation Shows ‘Ankara Turning to Moscow and Tehran’
Sep03

Jarablus Operation Shows ‘Ankara Turning to Moscow and Tehran’

The Turkish operation in Jarablus shows that Ankara is changing its stance towards Syrian President Bashar Assad and is ready to cooperate with the key regional players, including Moscow and Ankara, an analyst said. A week ago, Turkey launched a military operation dubbed Euphrates Shield in the northern Syrian city of Jarablus. The operation has been repeatedly criticized in the media and by experts, with some saying that Ankara could...

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Turkey creating “safe zone” in Jarablus area
Aug26

Turkey creating “safe zone” in Jarablus area

Ankara is creating a “safe zone” for refugees in the area of the Syrian city of Jarablus that on Wednesday was taken over by the Syrian armed opposition with the support of the Turkish troops, Turkish president’s spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin told CNN television in an interview on Thursday. “The primary goal of the Shield of Euphrates operation,” he said, “is to clear our border from all ISIS (Islamic State,...

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Erdogan: Syrian opposition fully controls border town of Jarablus… and what did Biden say?
Aug25

Erdogan: Syrian opposition fully controls border town of Jarablus… and what did Biden say?

Units of the Syrian Free Army has established full control over Jarablus and terrorists have been compelled to flee it, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday after talks with visiting US Vice-President Joseph Biden, Russian news agency TASS reported. “Jarablus is located 20 km to 30 km away from our border and we said more than once we were concerned about the missiles launched from there that hit our...

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Turkish tanks enter Syrian territory to fight IS
Aug24

Turkish tanks enter Syrian territory to fight IS

Turkey’s army backed by international coalition air strikes today launched an operation involving fighter jets and tanks to drive Islamic State jihadists out of a key Syrian border town. The air and ground operation, the most ambitious launched by Turkey in the Syria conflict, is aimed at clearing jihadists from the town of Jarabulus, which lies directly opposite the Turkish town of Karkamis, the prime minister’s office...

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