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(UPDATED) Washington says it is planning to pull out 1,000 troops – almost the entire ground force – from Syria's north, in a move welcomed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as 'a positive approach'
United States Defense Secretary Mark Esper says President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal from northern Syria
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the operation threatens to drive large parts of the population from their homes, noting that it would also risk 'destabilization of the region and lead to a resurgence of the ISIS'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says 'those who think they can make Turkey turn back with threats are gravely mistaken'
(UPDATED) Kurdish authorities have given repeated warnings that the fighting could facilitate an ISIS resurgence
Thousands are forced to flee their homes since the beginning of Turkey's military incursion after US President Donald Trump ordered American troops to pull back from the border
Germany is one of the world's biggest arms exporters along with the United States, Russia, China, Britain and France
Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says 'there was no shot fired whatsoever on the US observation post'
(UPDATED) 'There is heavy fighting between the [Syrian Democratic Forces] and the Turks on different fronts, mostly from Tal Abyad to Ras al-Ain,' the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says
The US president, in a week of mixed messages, initially voiced understanding for Turkey before criticizing the offensive and warning of sanctions if the operation is not 'humane'
(UPDATED) The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 60,000 people have been displaced in less than a day
Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million refugees from the eight-year conflict in Syria – the highest number in the world
Lindsey Graham, a senior US Republican senator who is usually a steadfast supporter of Donald Trump, warns Turkey of 'sanctions from hell'
(UPDATED) 'I can confirm that we've taken custody of two high-value ISIS individuals from the SDF,' says a US defense official, referring to the Islamic State group and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces
(UPDATED) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces the start of the attack on Twitter, labeling it 'Operation Peace Spring'
The killing of 38-year-old Emine Bulut sparks outrage across Turkey and reignites the debate over mounting violence against women in the country
Istanbul sends more armored vehicles to the border with Syria, with a large convoy of dozens of vehicles seen in the Turkish town of Akcakale
Charles Lister, director of the US-based Middle East Institute, says US President Donald Trump was 'granting ISIS the gift of rebirth'
'I have told Turkey that if they do anything outside of what we would think is humane...they could suffer the wrath of an extremely decimated economy,' says US President Donald Trump
(UPDATED) The move marks a major shift in US policy, and effectively abandons the Kurds, who were Washington's main ally in the years-old battle against the so-called Islamic State group
The United States embassy apologizes in a tweet, saying the posting had been 'liked by accident'
'Some stories will have a detrimental influence on the minds of those under the age of 18,' the Turkish government says about 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls', a series of inspiring stories about women of history for young children
Helena Kennedy, a British lawyer assisting the UN probe into Khashoggi's death, says recordings she had heard from inside the kingdom's mission in Turkey referred to the Saudi critic as a 'sacrificial animal'
The drone detected near the Syrian border by the military intrudes into Turkish airspace 6 times before being shot down by F-16 jets
Protesters remember the brutal killing of Emine Bulut, a 38-year-old who was stabbed to death by her own husband in August
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani in Ankara for the latest summit on the Syrian conflict
A joint center of operations has been established as part of the agreement for a 'safe zone' between the Turkish border and the Syrian areas controlled by the YPG
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As part of the US-Turkey deal to create a 'safe zone' in northern Syria, a joint operations center was set up and there will be joint patrols. Turkey hopes the patrols would start 'as soon as possible.'
The meeting comes ahead of a September 16 summit in Ankara that will bring together the main foreign players in Syria's conflict – Putin, Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
The so-called 'safe zone' agreed by Washington and Ankara aims to create a buffer between the Turkish border and Syrian areas controlled by the Kurdish People's Protection Units
Turkey and Russia back opposing sides in the Syrian conflict but have worked closely, along with Iran, to find a political solution for Syria
After 8 years of civil war, the Idlib region on the border with Turkey is the last major stronghold of opposition to Assad's Russia-backed government
At least 42 bar associations say they would not attend the event because they believe the ceremony should take place at the Supreme Court building and not the presidential palace
A right-wing politician claims that the founder of Teyit.org is the son of the leader of a far-left political organization
No details are provided on the size or nature of the safe zone, but the deal appears to provide some breathing room after Turkey threatened an imminent attack on the Kurdish People's Protection Units
The agreement contains no details on the size and nature of the safe zone, but aims to provide some breathing room after Turkey had threatened an imminent attack on the Kurdish YPG group
The governor says there were 67 people on board the minibus which he adds had a capacity of 17 to 18 people
Canan Kaftancioglu is accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish state in tweets posted between 2012 and 2017, as well as making terror propaganda for Kurdish militants
Spectators in the courtroom erupt into applause after the acquittals of RSF representative Erol Onderoglu, rights activist Sebnem Korur Fincanci and journalist Ahmet Nesin
NATO, which counts Turkey as one of its members, is 'concerned about the potential consequences' of the purchase
'We are inviting the US to avoid taking the wrong steps which would exclude diplomacy and dialogue and harm relations,' Turkey's foreign ministry says in a statement
(UPDATED) The Istanbul public prosecutor says it issued arrest warrants for 176 active duty military personnel, including a colonel, 5 majors and 100 lieutenants from the different armed forces over alleged links to Fethullah Gulen's movement
'Our colleagues are looking into who was behind this,' says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in televised comments
There are chants of 'shoulder to shoulder against fascism' and 'we will not be quiet' among the crowd with rainbow flags and umbrellas
Turkey remains committed to the purchase, with Erdogan saying earlier this month: 'We have completed the business'
Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the Republican People's Party (CHP)'s Istanbul branch, is accused of 'insulting' President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish state in tweets posted between 2012 and 2017
'I was just walking in the road when I saw the little girl at the window. She fell, and thanks to God, I caught her before she hit the ground,' says 17-year-old Fawzi Zabaat
The driver ignores an order by a security official to halt, speeding up instead and crashing into a shop near the Greek border, the office of the governor of Edirne province says in a statement
'There is an urgent need for an international investigation of this murder,' says Hatice Cengiz at an event on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva