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US President Barack Obama (left) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, on November 15, 2015. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
August 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The two presidents will meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in China on Sunday.
A Turkish boy waves to Turkish tank convoy driving into Syria from the border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Ankara launched a bloody offensive in northern Syria last week and killed 25 Kurdish forces on Sunday.
A Turkish army tank enters Syria last week (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 29, 2016 - 13:55 GMT
Multiple Arabic-language outlets reported the Turkish president’s comments.
The Turkish incursion into Syria was apparently aimed at preventing the Kurdish forces from further advancing. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
50 Turkish tanks have reportedly been deployed, under aerial cover by Turkish fighter jets, to the city of Jarablus in northern Syria.
Lebanese forces on patrol in a northern border village following a militant attack. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Lebanon is in the midst of an ongoing crackdown on extremist cells in the country.
A file photo of Free Syrian Army fighters. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The FSA field commander, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of Daesh retribution, said eight villages within a 20 kilometer (12 mile) radius of the city, which lies on the western bank of the Euphrates River, had been taken from PKK/PYD militants.
Russian fighter jets take off from the Hmeimim military base in the Latakia province of Syria (AFP Photo/Vadim Grishankin)
August 29, 2016 - 07:56 GMT
Russia is using Syria as a pawn in a global chess game.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) met on August 26, 2016 in Geneva for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
After meeting off-and-on for nearly 10 hours in Geneva on Friday, there was only minor progress to achieving a ceasefire,
Photo: Fars News Agency
August 28, 2016 - 11:04 GMT
Lionel Messi, the Argentinian footballer legend who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team, signed a T-shirt of one of his fans who supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Syrian government troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
August 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Syrian civilians and opposition fighters have continued to evacuate Daraya for a second day.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met on August 26, 2016 in Geneva for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. (AFP/Martial Terzzini)
August 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister said they had managed to 'reduce the level of mistrust' between the two countries.
Photo: fifa.com
August 26, 2016 - 23:03 GMT
Fleeing the horrors of the war in Syria, they were welcomed by Jordan and lived in purpose-built camps in the Al Mafraq region...
Syrian army soldiers gather in a street in the government-controlled part of the besieged town of Daraya on August 26, 2016, as thousands of rebel fighters and civilians prepared to evacuate under an accord struck a day earlier. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
August 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Damascus suburb only received its first aid convoys in June as its residents were suffering from malnutrition.
Turkish army tanks drive to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus after launching a ground operation for the first time in Syria, on August 25, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The Free Syrian Army captured the town, backed by Turkish warplanes, tanks, and special forces soldiers.
Victims are evacuated after an airstrike in the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The report by the UN and global chemical weapons watchdog has said government troops were behind two chemical attacks, while Daesh also likely used sulfur mustard gas.
A Turkish army tank in the border city of Karkamis drives towards Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
There are now reportedly some 20 Turkish tanks in Syria in an apparent anti-Daesh operation.