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Earlier this year, Lynch visited camps near the Syrian border to see how refugees applying for resettlement were being screened.

... have for months monitored communications between the MOC and elements of Jabhat al-Nusra (aka al-Qaeda) and the febrile Free Syrian Army around the southern city of Deraa.
Two rebels were killed and five were wounded, according to the Turkish military, in what appears to be the first direct hit on Turkish-backed forces since Ankara began operations over the Syrian border in August. Share this article: More about ...
ISIS Further Takes Over Iraqi Town Near Syrian border. As coalition of forces moves on Mosul, ISIS expands area under their control in a remote western Iraqi town near the borders with Syria and Jordan.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Wednesday to step up his intervention in the conflict along his country's border with Syria, insisting he was determined to oust Syrian Kurdish forces gathering in the region.

... PKK and its Syrian offshoot the PYD are both listed as terrorist groups by Turkey although the U.S. and EU only view the PKK as a terrorist organization.
Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Elliot Ackerman's "timely" new novel Dark at the Crossing - a "gripping" contemporary love story set on the Turkish/Syrian border. Co-publisher Karen Maine bought British Commonwealth rights from Cullen Stanley at ...
Kurdish boy displaced from Kobane carrying a bag. in the background a Turkish border guard is seen. File photo. Read More. Kurdish National Council condemns Turkey's intervention in Syria · Kurdish officials reject Iraqi alcohol ban, say Baghdad should ...
Deadly roadside IED obliterates Turkish military vehicle in massive explosion near Syrian border. 11:09, 24 Oct 2016; Updated 12:44, 24 Oct 2016; By Kirstie McCrum.
On Syrian border, not all rebel goals shared by Turkish backers. Members of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) are pictured the border town of Jarablus, Syria, October 19, 2016.
They've lined up here before, desperate. Today, they are hopeful - they are going home. Over the past several weeks, thousands of Syrian refugees have gathered on the Turkish side of the Karkamis border crossing, ready to retrace the difficult steps ...
Lebanese army soldiers stand on an armored truck next to a church during a patrol after bombings in late June in Qaa. When a series of bombs exploded in the Lebanese Christian village near the Syrian border, it not only changed the lives of the victims ...
Beirut, Lebanon (4:00 A.M.) - The Lebanese army issued a powerful response to the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) militants entrenched near the Syrian border on Monday. According to a Lebanese army communique, their forces carried out a ...
Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.

The Iraqi Army on October 7 deployed thousands of troops to the Syrian border to liberate al-Rutba and A'ali al-Furat which includes al-Qa'im, Anah, and Rawa.
IS Loses Control of Symbolic Syrian border Village. Last Updated: October 16, 2016 10:39 PM. Jamie Dettmer. In this image made from video posted online by Qasioun news agency, members of a Turkish-backed Syrian opposition force patrol in Dabiq, Syria ...
At least 20 people, mostly Syrian rebel fighters, have been killed after a car bomb exploded near a checkpoint close to the Bab al Salama crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border. Witnesses said the blast took place near a checkpoint manned by a group of ...
On August 24, Turkish forces, backed by US-led coalition aircraft, began a military operation dubbed Euphrates Shield to clear the Syrian border town of Jarabulus and the surrounding area of Daesh, outlawed in Russia and many other countries.
Operation Euphrates Shield was launched in August to rid the north Syrian border area of terrorists. The campaign has seen both Daesh and the PKK/PYD targeted by the FSA and Turkish tanks, artillery and aircraft.
Wheat seeds being planted in a field in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon, not far from the Syrian border have had a long journey.
Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.
Mafraq is a frontier city in the northern Jordanian desert, close to the Syrian border. Although only an hour's drive from the capital, Amman, it's not on the tourist trail.
Lebanese army soldiers stand on an armored truck next to a church during a patrol after bombings in late June in Qaa. When a series of bombs exploded in the Lebanese Christian village near the Syrian border, it not only changed the lives of the victims ...
Beirut, Lebanon (4:00 A.M.) - The Lebanese army issued a powerful response to the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) militants entrenched near the Syrian border on Monday. According to a Lebanese army communique, their forces carried out a ...
This is Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan -- about seven miles from the Syrian border. 80,000 Syrian refugees living in tiny, steel boxes as far as the eye can see.
A few hours later, a second suicide bomber -- identified as the chief of IS group "bomb cells" in the city near the Syrian border -- detonated his explosives, killing himself but without causing any further fatalities. The blasts took place shortly ...
A rebel fighter gestures as he sits atop an armoured vehicle as they enter the village of Tilalayn on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq, on October 16, 2016.
The Iraqi Army on October 7 deployed thousands of troops to the Syrian border to liberate al-Rutba and A'ali al-Furat which includes al-Qa'im, Anah, and Rawa.
Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.
At least 20 people, mostly Syrian rebel fighters, have been killed after a car bomb exploded near a checkpoint close to the Bab al Salama crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border. Witnesses said the blast took place near a checkpoint manned by a group of ...
In late August, Islamic State lost the Syrian border town of Jarabulus to U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters. It was Islamic State's last outpost near the Turkish border, which had enabled the group to bring in recruits, money and supplies to its territory ...
The road ends at Majdal Shams in the foothills of Mt Hermon, a few hundred metres from the Syrian border. 'Welcome to the end of the world,' said Samir, who is studying architecture in Tel Aviv and comes home at weekends.
I was too scared to tweet from the Syrian border, but brave people in Syria are tweeting their lives and filming the deaths of others.
The shelling occurred in Kahila, a Kurdish town near the Syrian border city of Tel Abyad. In a statement, the leadership of the Kurdish people's Protection Units (YPG) condemned the Turkish attack.
Of the 19 official crossings along the Turkish-Syrian border, only two remain open as legal options for Syrian refugees. Since March 2015, even these gates have been shut to the vast majority of Syrians.
There are other, more sobering thoughts as you drive along the Turkish-Syrian border. I've spent weeks on the other side, driving along the smashed and cratered roads of Syria, the empty Turkmen and Sunni villages which the Syrian Army is trying to ...
Inside Jarrahia - an informal refugee settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, about 15km from the Syrian border - a dense network of improvised shacks resembles an impoverished slum.
Damascus, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- At least 40 Ankara-backed Syrian rebels were killed in a blast that rocked their position on the Syrian-Turkish border on Thursday, according to pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV.
Updated Thu at 2:09amThu 6 Oct 2016, 2:09am. Turkish army tanks and armored personnel carriers move toward the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Photo: Turkish army tanks and armored personnel carriers move toward the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) conducted a suicide bombing at the border-town of Atmeh on thursday, killing 23 people and wounding several others.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 04, 2016, on page 2. Recommended. Related Articles.
Apocalypse now: Liam Cunningham and Niamh Horan travel to the Syrian border. He is best known for playing former smuggler Davos Seaworth in the smash-hit series 'Game of Thrones' but actor Liam Cunningham could not be more unlike the hard-man ...
While international focus is on the devastating bombing going on in Aleppo, another offensive is taking place, much of it in the shadows, which could be a game-changer in Syria's bloody civil war.
But to do so we need to block the border with Turkey and obligate the Turkish government to the influx of terrorists coming from all over the world through the Turkish-Syrian border," Jaafari told RT broadcaster. He pointed out that it would not be ...
Sparrow spends much time on the Turkey-Syrian border, documenting the health crisis and training Syrian medical workers. She has written extensively on the polio epidemic in the country, as well as the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons and its ...
Ankara (Reuters) - Turkey will have completely sealed its 911-km (566-mile) border with Syria by next spring when it finishes the construction of a wall, Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday.
Turkey to complete wall along Syrian border by next spring: defense minister. A construction vehicle drives past wall panels that will be used to build a wall along the border between Turkey and Syria, near the southeastern town of Deliosman in Kilis ...


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