TOPSHOT - Turkish-backed fighters from the Free Syrian Army stand in the Tal Malid area, north of Aleppo, as they fire towards Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) positions in the village of Um al-Hosh, in the area of Afrin, on January 20, 2018. Turkish forces began shelling the YPG enclave of Afrin from frontier Hatay province, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. Turkey has said repeatedly this week that an operation to oust the YPG from Afrin is imminent and has massed troops and armour on the border. / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-Khatib

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) – The Turkish-backed forces launched a heavy attack on several sites in northern Syria this morning, as their troops targeted areas with a large presence of fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

According to reports from the Al-Raqqa Governorate, the Turkish-backed militants began their attack near the town of Tal Abyad. on Wednesday.

Led by the so-called “Syrian National Army” (SNA), the Turkish-backed militants launched heavy artillery and missiles towards the SDF’s positions in northern Al-Raqqa.

The reports said the Turkish-backed militants specifically targeted the SDF’s positions in the villages of Qas ‘Ali, Khirbat Al-Baqr, Al-Jaran, and Al-Qarnafal near the town of Tal Abyad.

On Tuesday, the Turkish Presidential Adviser, Ibrahim Kalin, renewed his country’s invitation to Russia and America to, “to abide by their pledges on the safe area in Syria.”

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Monday that Ankara was ready to resume operations in Syria if Russia and the United States failed to meet their commitments to withdraw the SDF and YPG from the Turkish border region.

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Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-11-22 07:32

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name appeared in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill Erdogan said an “enemy poster”, featuring his name on one side and a picture of modern Turkey’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, on the other, was unfurled at the training exercise in Norway, prompting a decision by Turkey’s military chief. => A good way to recognise morons : their lack of humour and their allergy to sarcasm. => Note that at last NATO general assembly,… Read more »

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-11-20 11:49

The area was safe before Turkey spread its poison there!

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-11-22 07:23
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Seems there are 3 ErDOG’s cockroaches downvoting here 😉
Under the right conditions, my trusted Remington 700 would vote for them with .300winch-mag. The good side is that such roaches are perfect… to be recycled as food for our pigs… Remember to burn their hairs first : pigs digest anything but hairs. Jihadis, once digested, become great fertilizer too 🙂

Nestor Arapa
Nestor Arapa
2019-11-21 01:08

Ahi tiene su respuesta Rusia, Erdogan falta respeto a su amigo Putin, El ejercito Sirio tiene que entrar a responder por respeto a su soberanía hasta expulsar a los mercenarios invasores…
Rusia a quien apoyas, al gobierno Turco o a los Sirios.