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A Turkish-backed FSA rebel shoots into the air near Afrin.

Fighting in northwest Syria is in a tailspin, as Turkish forces shoot at fleeing civilians and mutilate US-backed forces

At least 20 videos have also surfaced showing YPG fighters targeting and, in some cases, destroying Turkish tanks.
The US's 2,000 or so forces in Syria will directly oppose Iran's 70,000.

The US just changed course in Syria — and could now look to confront Iran

"We’re going to treat Syria like North Korea, an economic, not just a political pariah," said Badran.
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria January 21, 2018.

Dozens of US nuclear weapons in Turkey could be in question as the NATO allies fight a proxy war in Syria

Here's how the US ended up fighting a proxy war against Turkey, a NATO ally that holds dozens of US tactical nuclear weapons.
Turkish warplane striking Kurdish positions in Afrin province of Syria.

Turkey launches massive air and ground campaign on US-backed Kurds in Syria

Turkey's military has code-named the operation "Olive Branch."

The US explains why it created a new Kurdish-dominated force in Syria at the risk of Turkey’s wrath

The "Border Security Force" was poorly named, according to one analyst.
SDF fighters ride atop military vehicles as they celebrate victory in Raqqa

Russia and Turkey are threatening the US’ new Kurdish-dominated force in Syria

The development only adds to the growing tensions between the US and Russia over Syria.
A drone used in an attempted strike on Russian military bases in Syria.

Russia is blaming Turkey for attacks on its military bases in Syria — after hinting the US was responsible

They previously insinuated that the US had helped coordinate the attacks.
ISIS still has a presence in Syria, and many of the group's fighters have escaped to fight another day.

It looks like ISIS fighters are still in Syria — and might be trying to regroup

Many more ISIS fighters are still alive in Syria than previously thought after escaping cities like Raqqa under the eye of US-backed forces.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses the media in Ankara September 30, 2013.

Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turk...
A view of the Western Wall and the golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine on December 6, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. U.S. President Donald Trump will announce his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.

US embassies are bracing for ‘potentially violent’ backlash over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Palestinian leaders encouraged worldwide demonstrations and called for "three days of rage."