Battle rages over strategic Syrian town of Saraqeb as humanitarian catastrophe unfolds

AMMAN/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Syrian rebels backed by Turkish forces said on Thursday they had recaptured the crossroads town of Saraqeb, marking a first big push-back of a Syrian government offensive. Syrian fighters prepare shell cases to an artillery near Idlib, … Continue reading Battle rages over strategic Syrian town of Saraqeb as humanitarian catastrophe unfolds

President Erdogan’s options narrow as Russia presses Syrian crisis to Turkey’s doorstep

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – With nearly one million displaced Syrians massing near the Turkish border in the face of a Syrian government military offensive, President Tayyip Erdogan’s options are narrowing. He feels blindsided by Russia’s push into Syria’s Idlib region and … Continue reading President Erdogan’s options narrow as Russia presses Syrian crisis to Turkey’s doorstep