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VIDEO: Free Syrian Army captures 3 Kurdish fighters as the battle for Afrin wages

January 21, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos AFRIN, Syria – As the battle for Afrin canton in northern Syria wages between the Turkish military and their Syrian proxies against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters have captured three Kurdish militants. This comes as three anti-FSA fighters […]

Turkey strikes airport used by US air force in Syria

January 21, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos AFRIN, Syria – Turkey just moments ago has launched its ground invasion of the Afrin canton in northern Syria to defeat Kurdish forces who control the area. Full details can be read here.  However, the preceeding days to the invasion saw the Turkish military and […]

BREAKING: Turkish troops enter Afrin in northern Syria to fight Kurdish forces

January 21, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos AFRIN, Syria – Turkish troops have crossed into Syria’s Kurdish-held Afrin region according to Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. This comes after a week of rhetoric, artillery fire and aerial bombardment on Afrin. Yıldırım says Operation Olive Branch will be conducted in 4 phases and the announcement […]

Turkey vs. USA? Ministry of Defense orders Russian military to leave Afrin, Syria

January 20, 2018 – FRN –  RIA  – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The Russian command in Syria has taken measures to ensure the security of servicemen in Afrin, where Turkey is conducting an operation against the Kurds, the Defense Ministry said. The military department stressed that “to prevent possible provocations, to exclude the threat to life and […]