The interim government and local councils announced the decision amid the Syrian Pound’s freefall as economic conditions worsened.
At least five people have been reported to have been killed in the attack which was detonated in the town of Gandura, where the first checkpoint of Operation Euphrates Shield is located.
Ankara has promised a cross-border operation and a safe zone east of the Euphrates in Syria and says the operation would not only secure Turkey's national interests but allow displaced and refugee families to return home.
Hundreds of Syrian families who escaped oppression under the PKK's Syrian affiliate don't want to go back under the terrorists' rule.
After seven years of war, many Syrian children may be seeing their homeland for the first time.
As the war across the border in Syria rages on, there's now an estimated 3.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey who were threatened with deportation by opposition parties during recent election campaigns.
Ankara and Washington had agreed to a roadmap on June 4th for the withdrawal of the YPG terror group from Syria's Manbij and for US and Turkish forces to carry out patrols in line with the agreed-upon deal.
As Operation Euphrates Shield enters its first month, around 20,000 people have so far returned home to the freed Syrian town of Jarablus.
Two towns on the Turkish-Syrian border were separated by war, but a military operation helped reconnect their bonds. TRT World takes a look at the ties between Jarablus and Karkamis — one struggling with war, the other banking on a war economy.
Turkey's warplanes conducted air strikes against terror groups in northern Syria in retaliation to attacks carried out on Turkish armed forces backing FSA fighting against DAESH in Jarabulus, northern Syria.
Ankara-backed Free Syrian Army fighters make gains south of Jarabulus after liberating it from DAESH. Reports emerge of clashes between the FSA and YPG, which has marched north from Manbij to block the FSA advance.
Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army has seized full control of Jarabulus, clearing the city from DAESH terrorists.
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