Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the operation against PYD/PKK and Daesh elements in Syria's Afrin will complete “in a very short time”.
Turkish Armed Forces say 153 targets, including shelters, hideouts and ammunition depots used by YPG/PKK and other terror groups, have been destroyed in Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin.
Much of the city is in ruins and residents who have been trickling back have an enormous task as they look to rebuild their lives.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al Jaafari and is also expected to meet Prime Minister Haider al Abadi on Sunday.
Turkey started a military operation on Saturday in Syria’s Afrin to eradicate the YPG from its borders, as it sees the terror group a threat to its national security. The diplomatic traffic began days ago, and intensified after the operation began.
"Depending on developments, our grounds elements will carry out the necessary activities (on Sunday)," Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says.
Persistent food and water shortages and worsening security situation has forced thousands of Somalis to flee to Kenya.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al Malki says the arrest of 16-year-old Ahed al Tamimi is “another proof on Israeli policies and crimes.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces plans to launch an operation to rid the Syrian city of Manbij from the YPG after Afrin.
General Sami Anan served as armed forces chief of staff from 2005 to 2012. Analysts say his candidacy might attract Egyptians nostalgic for the relative stability of the pre-2011 overthrow of longtime strongman leader Hosni Mubarak.
The Lebanese army said it discovered the bodies after receiving a tip Friday morning that a group of Syrian refugees had got stuck in snow storm while trying to cross the mountainous frontier between the two countries.
The UN says around 70 percent of Gaza's destroyed homes have now been rebuilt, but many families are still homeless.
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