July 21, 2018

Turkish army chief inspects troops near Syrian border

14 October 2017, 01:01 | Darnell Patrick

Turkish army chief inspects troops near Syrian border

Turkish army chief inspects troops near Syrian border

Turkish troops deployed to the Sheikh Barakat hilltops along the Aleppo/Idlib provincial border during the overnight hours of October 12-13 to reinforce the northern de-escalation zone in Idlib recently carved out in * a href="*/stories/182111?q=astana" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener" *Astana negotiations last month.

Over 100 soldiers, including special forces, and 30 armoured vehicles entered Idlib, Turkey's Hurriyet daily reported on Friday, as it speculated more troops could be sent to the province over the next few days. Turkey's declared aim is to eliminate groups affiliated with Al Qaeda from the border area and counter the expansion of the Kurdish rebels.

In a speech earlier this month to his party, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against al-Qaida-linked fighters is part of an agreement, the Astana peace process, among Turkey, Russia and Iran.

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) flags and "Welcome to Daret Izze", "The descendants of Conqueror welcome you to your country", "Thank you for protecting people of Syria", "Welcome to your hometown", carrying banners written in Turkish and Arabic Demonstrators, "Hello Turkish brors, down PKK", "Welcome to our Turkish brors" slogans threw. Three other de-escalation zones are now operating in south-western Syria, eastern Ghouta (suburbs of Damascus) and northern Homs province.

Google is finally getting serious about video calling on Android
That's about to change though, with Google announcing plans to do with Duo what Apple has been doing with FaceTime for years. The functionality lets you start a video call directly from three core apps: Android Messages, Contacts, and Phone.

President Trump Speaks At Values Voter Summit
And something I've said so much during the last two years, but I'll say it again as we approach the end of the year. Johnson eliminating religious organizations' tax-exempt status if they publicly advocate for political candidates.

Aloha, Southwest! Airline makes major announcement about future service
The Dallas airline began to fly outside the 2014 when it took over flights to the Caribbean from its subsidiary AirTrans. This has been a long time coming so there's no particular reason for us to rush it.

At the weekend, reconnaissance teams entered Idlib province as part of an global agreement to establish four de-escalation zones across Syria.

The announcement of his release comes amid a warming of ties between Turkey, which backs Syrian opposition fighters, and Russian Federation which supports President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

The Syrian conflict began after widespread protests against the government in 2011 but has since turned into a multi-front war that has killed more than 330,000 people.

Other News

Trending Now

Egypt out of race for UNESCO chief, endorses French candidate
Azoulay would become the second French leader of the organization since Rene Maheu served as director-general in 1961-74. Then, 195 members in the General Conference will be appointed in view of recommendations from UNESCO's Executive Board.

Sabarimala temple case: Supreme Court refers matter to Constitution bench
The observation is in response to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the ban on women's entry into the temple. It said that the government was sticking to its 2007 stand, when it filed an affidavit seeking the removal of the ban.

Attempted prison break in NC: Fires sparked, 'several' workers hurt
The public safety page has since indicated the facility is under lockdown and that the situation is under control . Students were dismissed, but those who ride the bus were required to have a parent at home when the bus arrived.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported Market Capitalization of 578.69 Billion
The fund owned 272,537 shares of the software giant's stock after purchasing an additional 9,026 shares during the quarter. It dived, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes.

Bank of America 3Q profits rise 13 percent, beat forecasts
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il owns 0.11% invested in Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ) for 27,640 shares.

Sen. Susan Collins won't run for governor, will remain in US Senate
Leading pro-life groups had called on members of the Senate to pass the reconciliation bills that the House had already approved. The Republican senator said she made her decision based on where she could do the most for ME and the country.

US Congress tangles with Facebook, other social media firms over Russian Federation probe
Last month, Facebook agreed to hand over the ads to congressional investigators in addition to special counsel Robert Mueller. The accounts created to fund the ads and the ads themselves have now been removed, however.

Trump to name new Homeland Security secretary
Nielsen holds degrees from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and the University of Virginia Law School. Her supporters say she has been trying to help professionalize the White House.

Samsung CEO Out Amid 'Unprecedented Crisis'
In a statement, the man known as "Mr Chip" said the time had come to "start anew with new spirit and young leadership". Kwon joined the company in 1985 as a researcher of the company's Semiconductor Research Institute in the United States.

Woman who swam in crocodile-infested creek feared dead
Authorities are hunting a crocodile suspected of snatching elderly woman at a creek in northern Australia, police said. They had only recently moved her to the area and said she would often go for afternoon walks and get lost.