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‘Turkey supports anything that harms the Kurds’: SOHR

January 28, 201811:11 am As Turkey’s offensive against Kurds in the Afrin region continues, DW spoke with Rami Abdel Rahman, who runs the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. He sees a multifaceted conflict filled with murky alliances. DW: Turkey’s military offensive against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria …

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US blames Russia for Syria chemical weapons attacks

January 24, 20181:30 pm US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said Russia bore the responsibility of Syria’s continued use of chemical weapons after aid workers earlier this week reported an attack in Eastern Ghouta, the last rebel bastion near Damascus. “Only yesterday, more than 20 civilians, mostly children, were …

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Turkey clashes with Kurdish militia as US sounds alarm

January 23, 20183:33 pm The Turkish army was on Tuesday engaged in intense clashes with Kurdish militia inside Syria as the United States voiced alarm Ankara’s operation could endanger attempts to bring peace to the conflict-torn country. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed at the funeral of the first Turkish soldier …

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Russia invites Egypt to attend Syria peace conference

January 23, 201811:51 am Official Spokesperson of Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zaid said that Russia has invited Egypt to attend the Russian-sponsored Syrian peace conference in Sochi city in January’s end. Representatives of the Syrian government and the Syrian Kurds will meet during the conference to discuss possible …

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