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U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

4:05pm BST

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT/ANKARA President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world's deadliest ongoing war. | Video

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

8:32am BST

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT/ANKARA President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world's deadliest ongoing war. | Video

WRAPUP 1-Russia-backed Syrian army sweeps in after U.S. announces abrupt exit

14 Oct 2019

BEIRUT/ANKARA, Oct 14 Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.

With U.S. letdown, Syrian Kurdish leaders lose bargaining chip

14 Oct 2019

BEIRUT A U.S. pullback from Syria has cost Kurdish leaders bargaining power with Damascus in their bid to secure their autonomy and left their fate hinging on its ally Russia.

With U.S. letdown, Syrian Kurdish leaders lose bargaining chip

14 Oct 2019

BEIRUT A U.S. pullback from Syria has cost Kurdish leaders bargaining power with Damascus in their bid to secure their autonomy and left their fate hinging on its ally Russia.

UPDATE 2-Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats

14 Oct 2019

BEIRUT/ANKARA, Oct 14 Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.

Syrien schickt Truppen an Grenze gegen "türkische Aggression"

14 Oct 2019

Beirut/Luxemburg Syrien stationiert in etlichen Grenzstädten Truppen, die sich der "türkischen Aggression" entgegenstellen sollen.

Syrian troops enter northeastern town after deal with Kurdish forces - state media

14 Oct 2019

* Bulk of U.S. troops in north Syria could be out within days

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds

12 Oct 2019

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday in an offensive against Kurdish militia that has raised the prospect of a humanitarian disaster and questions about U.S. President Donald Trump's policy in the region. | Video

As new Syrian exodus unfolds, some fear they will never go home

12 Oct 2019

(This October 11 story has been refiled to add dropped "he" in paragraph one)

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