Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says if regime forces enter the Afrin region to protect the PKK-linked YPG group, then nothing can stop the Turkish army's advance there.
Turkey cannot be excluded from vital decision-making in the region, Turkey's President Recep Yayyip Erdogan adding that Turkey would continue to take the fight to PKK terrorists to ensure they pose no threat.
James Matthews has been charged "with attending a place or places in Iraq and Syria where instruction or training was provided for purposes connected to the commission or preparation of terrorism."
Is it in the interest of Syrian armed opposition groups, and specifically the Free Syrian Army, to ally with Turkey in Operation Olive Branch?
The bloodshed comes a day after dozens more were killed in the opposition-held area and as the United Nations pleaded for a truce in the seven-year-old war to allow for aid deliveries and the evacuation of the ill and wounded.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Olive Branch in Afrin in northwestern Syria will extend to Idlib. Senior US commanders in Manbij say their troops will stay in the area despite Turkish demands that they leave.
Despite being under threat of YPG rockets, locals in Turkish border towns want the fight against the terror group to continue.
Turkish air force launches air raid in Iraq's Kani Rash region shortly after two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others injured in an attack by the PKK.
Soldiers found the exhausted woman during a search and rescue operation after capturing the village of Hammam.
Turkish military and Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army forces advance in Syria's Afrin as Chief of General Staff General Hulusi Akar visits Sanliurfa, Hatay and Kilis to inspect troops taking part in Operation Olive Branch.
The Turkish military also says it is taking every precaution to not harm any civilians during Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syria's Afrin region.
The FSA fighters in Operation Olive Branch are mainly the same factions that took part in the Turkey-backed mission launched in 2016 to drive Daesh from the border and prevent further expansion of the YPG.
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