Diary of Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 5 (Oct 13-2019)


Main Headlines

  • S. troops to withdraw farther in Syria as hundreds of ISIS supporters escape
  • Syrian army begins to move troops to ‘confront’ Turkey in Northern Syria
  • Turkish strike on convoy including civilians and journalists kills nine
  • Islamic state “family members” escape camp as Turkey-backed forces close in – Kurdish-led authority
  • Turkish airstrikes target hospitals target hospitals in Syria, allied militants abduct medical team
  • Christian communities in Northeast Syria are the target of a Turkish attack for the first time in over a century

From Twitter

 

 

https://twitter.com/mustefabali/status/1183369190876557312?s=21

 

 

https://twitter.com/abdullahawez/status/1183381846375182336?s=21

 

 

 

 

 

Plus

  • A history of selling out the Kurds, people with ‘no friends but the mountains’

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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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