30.06.2022

  • Turkey shelled Afrin overnight on Tuesday and showed no sign of slackening its assault on the Kurdish-held region despite the arrival of pro-Syrian government militia there, a war monitor said.

  • The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said Turkey’s month-long offensive against Afrin, backed by Syrian rebel groups, continued and included shelling of the main town there overnight.

  • Ankara aims to drive the Kurdish YPG militia from Afrin, seeing it as linked to an insurgency inside Turkey and as a threat to its border.

  • A commander in the pro-Assad alliance said late on Tuesday that the militias had returned fire on the Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkey.

21/02/18 10:55

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Stakes rise in Turkish Afrin attack as pro-Assad militia arrive

Turkey shelled Afrin overnight on Tuesday and showed no sign of slackening its assault on the Kurdish-held region despite the arrival of pro-Syrian government militia there, a war monitor said. It opens the door to a further escalation in Syria’s messy northern battlefront...

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Stakes rise in Turkish Afrin attack as pro-Assad militia arrive

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