Turkish and Iranian presidents discuss latest developments in Syria over phone
Meeting with presidents of European Council, European Commission as well as Bulgarian premier to take place on March 26
In meeting with Pope Francis, Turkish president discourages use of misleading remarks that could equate Islam with terrorism
Parties of Syrian National Dialogue Congress say they want to bring about end to ongoing conflict in region.
The U.S. will not withdraw troops from Syria's People's Protection Units (YPG)-held town of Manbij, General Joseph Votel, the commander of the U.S. Central Command, which coordinates anti-Daesh operations in Iraq and Syria, said Monday, as Turkey seeks to expand Operation Olive Branch to clear terrorists off of its borders.
PYD/PKK, Daesh terrorists were targeted during ongoing Operation Olive Branch, Turkish military says.
PYD/PKK, which US chose as an ally in its fight against Daesh, is still a designated terror group on CIA’s website.