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Reports of clashes between Turkish and Syrian armies

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:05 pm

There have been recent reports of two clashes between Turkish and Syrian government forces in Syria.

http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/engl ... sible.html

http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/engl ... orces.html
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Re: Reports of clashes between Turkish and Syrian armies

Postby miltiades » Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:24 pm

"ISIS also issued a statement saying it had carried out a suicide bombing on a Turkish army position near Waqqah on Wednesday evening that caused an unspecified number of casualties."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-38090224
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Re: Reports of clashes between Turkish and Syrian armies

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:46 pm

Interesting. I see some earlier Turkish press reports said it was a Daesh attack, too.
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Re: Reports of clashes between Turkish and Syrian armies

Postby Tim Drayton » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:48 am

There is an interesting brief analysis, citing unnamed milititary sources, into the enigmatic air strike on Turkish troops in Syria a few days ago in the English-language section of Turkey's Cumhuriyet newspaper:

http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/engl ... rces_.html
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