The invasion came after President Donald Trump opened the way by pulling American troops from their positions near the border and abandoning U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters.
In our news wrap Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy denied President Trump sought to blackmail him over military aid to Ukraine. Zelenskiy also vowed that his country would investigate whether Ukraine interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Meanwhile, Apple…
Turkey continued its military assault into northern Syria on Thursday. Aid agencies warn that nearly half a million people near the border are at risk from the violence, which is drawing criticism from many U.S. officials. Amna Nawaz reports and…
By Associated Press
The president has been roundly criticized by Democrats and Republicans for moving U.S. troops back from northern Syria.
By Deb Riechmann, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The two men killed a number of people including journalist James Foley and fellow Americans Steven Sotloff and Peter Kassig.
By Lefteris Pitarakis, Mehmet Guzel, Associated Press
Turkish ground forces seized at least one village from Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as they pressed ahead with their assault Thursday.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Turkish forces crossed the Syrian border, hours after their warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting U.S. allied Kurdish forces. Siobahn Kennedy of Independent Television News Reports. Also, Democratice presidential candidate Joe Biden for the first time…
In an interview with PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff, Pompeo indicated that the United States does not plan to defend its key partners in the fight against ISIS, the Kurdish-led Syrian Defense Forces, despite warnings from a…
By Darlene Superville, Robert Burns, Associated Press
Turkey launched its offensive Wednesday against Kurdish fighters in Syria, who have helped the U.S. against the Islamic State.
By Lefteris Pitarakis, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Erdogan said on his official Twitter account Wednesday that the operation, named "Peace Spring," has begun.
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