People are making their way back home after the Turkish Armed Forces cleared Syria's Afrin from the YPG. However, life as it was before the YPG invasion still seems far out of reach for the families.
The US says it has no intention of pulling its forces out of Syria's Manbij as Turkey warns it will drive the PKK-linked YPG away from its Syrian border if an agreement with the US to remove the group is not reached.
According to a senior Russian official who spoke to TRT World, Moscow believes the US might militarily intervene in Syria against the regime. But when the war ends, Russia is pushing for a federal system for the country.
The Turkish government says it has set up 29 aid distribution centres inside Afrin, after the YPG terror group has been mostly pushed out.
The Free Syrian Army has announced that together with the Turkish military they have entered the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin as the YPG pulls out to regime-controlled areas south of the enclave.
Civilians greet and show hospitality to Turkish soldiers and the Free Syrian Army members after they cleared the YPG terror group from the Afrin town centre on Sunday.
As the Syrian civil war entered its eighth year, the Daesh terror group has lost all major cities under its control, creating an opening for the PKK-affiliated YPG terror group.
Turkey's military says air strikes were carried out in northern Iraq's Hakurk and Zap regions.
Once a bustling town, fighting has damaged villages and infrastructure while the retreating militants have planted mines in the neighbourhoods.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says the US and Turkey will decide on a road map for Syria’s Manbij when he will meet his counterpart in Washington on March 19.
German security agencies on alert for signs of violence against Turkish facilities in Berlin, Stuttgart and other cities as Ankara warns Berlin over recent upsurge in PKK violence against Turkish mosques in Germany.
If Turkey wants to succeed in Afrin it will need to achieve its objectives before Russia is encouraged to make a deal with the YPG that can undermine, or effectively end, the operation.
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