Erdogan says Turkish Offensive Will Target Syrian Towns of Manbij and Raqqa

ANKARA, Oct 27 – Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria will target the town of Manbij, recently liberated from Daesh by Kurdish-led forces, and the jihadists’ stronghold of Raqqa, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Syrian rebels, backed by Turkish warplanes, tanks and artillery, launched an operation dubbed “Euphrates Shield” in August to push Daesh

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Turkish Troops Clash with Daesh in Syria

ANKARA, Oct 5 – Turkey’s army said it clashed with Daesh over the border in Syria, leaving one soldier and 23 militants dead, as Ankara stepped up an operation to clear fighters from the war-torn zone. Three other Turkish soldiers were wounded in the encounter near the Syrian village of Ziyara over the past 24 hours, part

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