Syria rejects Turkey and U.S. forces in Manbiji

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria said on Tuesday it rejected the presence of Turkish and U.S. forces around the northern town of Manbij, a day after soldiers of the two countries began patrolling the area. Turkish and U.S. troops on Monday began independent patrols along the line separating Turkish-controlled areas of northern

Loved ones pay tribute to those killed by ISIS in Kobane

(AFP) KOBANE, Syria: With a father’s tenderness, Adham Olaiki clears dried leaves and twigs from his son’s final resting place, a neat marble grave on the edge of Syria’s Kobane. It is a gloomy morning and rain clouds are forming ominously overhead, but Olaiki cannot forego his daily ritual of visiting

Turkish ambassador to return to post in Washington

(APF) Turkey’s ambassador to Washington was on Thursday heading back to the US after a spat over the official inauguration of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem. State TRT television said Serdar Kilic had left Ankara to resume his post after an absence of over two weeks from Washington. Turkish Foreign Minister