Turkey-backed rebels and US-supported Syrian Kurds clash in Syria

Syrian rebels supported by Turkey and US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces clashed Thursday in the north of the country, activists and Kurdish officials said, raising fears of a new confrontation over...

Syrian rebel group claims recapture of Jarablus from Islamic State

Syrian rebels, backed by Turkey, have retaken control of Jarablus from Islamic State, a rebel group claims.

Biden says Syrian Kurds must retreat over Euphrates River

US Vice President Joe Biden says the Syrian Kurdish forces his country backs must go back across the Euphrates River to the east bank.

Kurds say Turkish artillery hits their positions in northern Syria

Turkey has shelled positions of the US-backed, Kurdish-led Democratic Forces of Syria, in northern Syria, a senior official says.

Syria slams Turkish incursion as a breach of sovereignty

The Syrian government says the Turkish operation in northern Syria is a "flagrant breach" of the country's sovereignty.

Syrian Kurds: Turkish offensive on Jarablus is "declaration of war"

Syrian Kurds condemn the Turkish incursion into Islamic State-held Jarablus, calling it a "declaration of war." 

Turkish tanks cross into Syria's Jarablus, rebels also entering town

Turkish tanks crossed the border into Jarablus in northern Syria, state broadcaster TRT reported Wednesday citing military sources, while Syrian rebels forces told dpa they are also crossing into...

Turkey launches airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

Turkish jets launched airstrikes against the northern Syrian town of Jarablus on Wednesday to clear it of Islamic State militants, state media reported saying it was a joint operation with the US-...