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  • Turkey Syria
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    Turkey Syria
    10/20/2019
    Mehmet Guzel/AP/SIPA
    Syrian refugees living in Akcakale, southeastern Turkey, wait for bread distribution by the local municipality,Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. There are roughly 3.6 million Syrian refugees living in Turkey, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said one of the aims of the current Turkish operation in northern Syria is to create a "safe zone" to which many of these refugees can be returned. (AP Photo/Mehmet Guzel)/XLP103/19293526872234//1910201730

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/20/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    American military convoy stops near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV108/19293479865372//1910201520

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/20/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    American soldier mount the U.S. flag on a vehicle near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV105/19293479699774//1910201520

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/20/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    American military convoy stops near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV101/19293479373379//1910201517

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/20/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    American military convoy stops near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV103/19293479504643//1910201520

  • Turkey Syria
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    Turkey Syria
    10/20/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from fires in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Turkey's defense ministry says one soldier has been killed amid sporadic clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. The ministry also said it allowed a 39-vehicle humanitarian convoy to enter Ras al-Ayn, a key border town that's seen some of the...

  • CORRECTION Turkey US Syria
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    CORRECTION Turkey US Syria
    10/20/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    CORRECTING LOCATION TO ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during an event called " Let's stop smoking, let's drink Rize tea " in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Turkey's defense ministry says Sunday it is closely monitoring the withdrawal of Syrian Kurdish forces as required by a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )/ANK105/19293577520572/POOL PHOTO - CORRECTING LOCATION TO ISTANBUL/1910201848

  • SYRIA-TAL ABYAD-TURKISH FORCES
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    SYRIA-TAL ABYAD-TURKISH FORCES
    10/19/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191019) -- TAL ABYAD, Oct. 19, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The Turkish forces are seen in Tal Abyad in northern Syria, Oct. 18, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey expects the Kurdish militia to leave within 120 hours the safe zone to be established by Ankara in northern Syria. "But we will see what will be the case in practice," he added, noting that Turkish forces will not withdraw from the region as part of the deal reached with the United States on Thursday in...

  • SYRIA-TAL ABYAD-TURKISH FORCES
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    SYRIA-TAL ABYAD-TURKISH FORCES
    10/19/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191019) -- TAL ABYAD, Oct. 19, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The Turkish forces are seen in Tal Abyad in northern Syria, Oct. 18, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey expects the Kurdish militia to leave within 120 hours the safe zone to be established by Ankara in northern Syria. "But we will see what will be the case in practice," he added, noting that Turkish forces will not withdraw from the region as part of the deal reached with the United States on Thursday in...

  • SYRIA-TAL ABYAD-TURKISH FORCES
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    SYRIA-TAL ABYAD-TURKISH FORCES
    10/19/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191019) -- TAL ABYAD, Oct. 19, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The Turkish forces are seen in Tal Abyad in northern Syria, Oct. 18, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey expects the Kurdish militia to leave within 120 hours the safe zone to be established by Ankara in northern Syria. "But we will see what will be the case in practice," he added, noting that Turkish forces will not withdraw from the region as part of the deal reached with the United States on Thursday in...

  • Turkey US Syria
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    Turkey US Syria
    10/19/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military salute toward his supporters during a rally in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )/ANK116/19292604816618/POOL PHOTO/1910191856

  • Turkey US Syria
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    Turkey US Syria
    10/19/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and Defence Minister Hulusi Akar give a military salute toward supporters in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )/ANK114/19292594309131/POOL PHOTO/1910191835

  • Turkey US Syria
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    Turkey US Syria
    10/19/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a military salute toward his supporters in Kayseri, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Turkish Red Crescent says it has delivered humanitarian aid for 2000 people in Syrian town of Ras Al-Ayn and says it also provided aid to Tal Abyad and will continue to do so in areas cleared from Syrian Kurdish fighters.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool )/ANK112/19292589780121/POOL PHOTO/1910191830

  • Turkey Syria
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    Turkey Syria
    10/18/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters on an armoured personnel carrier drive to cross the border into Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Fighting continued in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces early Friday, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP107/19291364728637//1910181209

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389973_000002
    Turkey Syria
    10/18/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by shelling by Turkish forces, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Fighting continued in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces early Friday, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight. Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around...

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/17/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, meets with Iraq's National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayyadh in Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Assad has blasted Turkey's "criminal aggression" on Syria vowing that Damascus will respond to this attack. Assad made his comments on Thursday in Damascus while receiving al-Fayyadh. (SANA via AP)/HAS101/19290513392969/AP PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS PUBLICLY DISTRIBUTED HANDOUT BY SANA PHOTO...

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/17/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian troops celebrate and hold the Syrian national flag as they deploy in the city of Kobani, Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Syrian forces on Wednesday night rolled into the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking one path for the Turkish military to establish a "safe zone" free of Syrian Kurdish fighters along the frontier as part of its week-old offensive. (SANA via AP)/HAS106/19290508021259/AP PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS...

  • Turkey Syria
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    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Cavit Ozgul/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, flames and smoke billow from a fire on a target in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by shelling by Turkish forces, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and State Secretary Mike Pompeo were scheduled to arrive in Ankara Thursday and press Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to accept a ceasefire in northeast Syria. (AP Photo/Cavit...

  • APTOPIX Turkey Syria
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    APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters on a pick up truck, drive past a graffiti of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as they cross the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP113/19290581795640//1910171845

  • Turkey Syria
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    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters on a pick up truck, drive past a graffiti of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as they cross the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP120/19290593767032//1910171829

  • Turkey US Syria
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    Turkey US Syria
    10/17/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with U.S Vice President Mike Pence, prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. A high level U.S. delegation arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks on a cease-fire in Syria. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)/XLP110/19290561514949/POOL PHOTO/1910171745

  • Turkey US Syria
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    Turkey US Syria
    10/17/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with U.S Vice President Mike Pence, prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. A high level U.S. delegation arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks on a cease-fire in Syria. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)/XLP109/19290560961448/POOL PHOTO/1910171745

  • Greece Kurds Protest
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    Greece Kurds Protest
    10/17/2019
    Giannis Papanikos/AP/SIPA
    Kurdish young women hold placards during a protest in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Thursday. Oct. 17, 2019. Kurdish people who live in Greece are protesting against Turkey's military action and urged for the withdrawal of Turkish forces from Syria.(AP Photo/ Giannis Papanikos)/XPG110/19290561253740//1910171740

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389740_000007
    Iraq Syria
    10/17/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian woman with her children, who are newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, carry their belongings after they arrive at the Bardarash refugee camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Hundreds of refugees have crossed into Iraq in the past week, mostly through unofficial border points. On Wednesday, a first group of 890 people were bused to the Bardarash camp, in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, which up until two years ago...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389740_000012
    Iraq Syria
    10/17/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian girl who was displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, carries a box of food supplies at the Bardarash refugee camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Hundreds of refugees have crossed into Iraq in the past week, mostly through unofficial border points. On Wednesday, a first group of 890 people were bused to the Bardarash camp, in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, which up until two years ago housed displaced people from the Iraqi...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389740_000021
    Iraq Syria
    10/17/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian girl who was displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, carries a box of food supplies at the Bardarash refugee camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Hundreds of refugees have crossed into Iraq in the past week, mostly through unofficial border points. On Wednesday, a first group of 890 people were bused to the Bardarash camp, in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, which up until two years ago housed displaced people from the Iraqi...

  • Turkey US Syria
    AP22389594_000032
    Turkey US Syria
    10/17/2019
    Burhan Ozbilici/AP/SIPA
    U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, walks to a joint news conference with U.S Vice President Mike Pence, following their earlier meeting with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)/XLP124/19290702096149//1910172153

  • United States-Syria
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    United States-Syria
    10/17/2019
    Burhan Ozbilici/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the U.S. ambassador's residence during a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Pence announced that the U.S. and Turkey had agreed to a five-day cease-fire in northern Syria to allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone roughly 20 miles south of the Turkish border, in what appeared to be a significant embrace of Turkey's position in the week-long conflict. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)/ANK112/19290679239402//1910172053

  • APTOPIX Turkey US Syria
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    APTOPIX Turkey US Syria
    10/17/2019
    Jacquelyn Martin/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace for talks on the Kurds and Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)/TKYJ209/19290521484092//1910171655

  • US Syria
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    US Syria
    10/17/2019
    Jacquelyn Martin/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace for talks on the Kurds and Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is right. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)/TKYJ217/19290527129833//1910171641

  • US Syria
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    US Syria
    10/17/2019
    Jacquelyn Martin/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace for talks on the Kurds and Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and U.S. Ambassador to Turkey David Satterfield are right. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)/TKYJ219/19290542408950//1910171703

  • US Syria
    AP22389444_000054
    US Syria
    10/18/2019
    Jacquelyn Martin/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence arrives to a news conference at the US Ambassadors residence after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)/TKYJ223/19290643040175//1910172001

  • US Syria
    AP22389444_000059
    US Syria
    10/18/2019
    Jacquelyn Martin/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the U.S. ambassador's residence during a news conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after their meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. Pence says the U.S. and Turkey have agreed to a cease-fire in Syria. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)/TKYJ301/19290653590759//1910172010

  • US Syria
    AP22389444_000078
    US Syria
    10/18/2019
    Jacquelyn Martin/AP/SIPA
    Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hold a news conference at the Ambassador's residence after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)/TKYJ237/19290663583348//1910172035

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389587_000002
    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish soldiers stand atop of their tanks at a staging area close to the border with Syria in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and State Secretary Mike Pompeo were scheduled to arrive in Ankara and press Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to accept a ceasefire in northeast Syria. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP102/19290321547523//1910171111

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389587_000006
    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Farmers gather cotton as Turkish army tanks are seen at a staging area close to the border with Syria in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and State Secretary Mike Pompeo were scheduled to arrive in Ankara and press Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to accept a ceasefire in northeast Syria. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP103/19290322086662//1910171130

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389587_000001
    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Farmers gather cotton as Turkish army tanks are seen at a staging area close to the border with Syria in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and State Secretary Mike Pompeo were scheduled to arrive in Ankara and press Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to accept a ceasefire in northeast Syria. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP101/19290321320893//1910171103

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389587_000019
    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Children watch as army tanks are transported on trucks in the outskirts of the town of Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, at he border of Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, heading a delegation that includes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien, arrived in Turkey on Thursday, a day after Trump dismissed the very crisis he sent his aides on an emergency mission to douse.(AP Photo/Emrah...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389587_000022
    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Children watch as army tanks are transported on trucks in the outskirts of the town of Akcakale, in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, at he border of Syria, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, heading a delegation that includes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien, arrived in Turkey on Thursday, a day after Trump dismissed the very crisis he sent his aides on an emergency mission to douse.(AP Photo/Emrah...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389587_000016
    Turkey Syria
    10/17/2019
    Cavit Ozgul/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, flames and smoke billow from a fire on a target in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by shelling by Turkish forces, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and State Secretary Mike Pompeo were scheduled to arrive in Ankara Thursday and press Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to accept a ceasefire in northeast Syria. (AP Photo/Cavit...

  • SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
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    SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
    10/16/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191016) -- RAQQA (SYRIA), Oct. 16, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Syrian soldiers are seen inside the Tabqa airbase in the Tabqa city of Raqqa province in northern Syria on Oct. 16, 2019. The Syrian army has entered the city of Tabqa in the northern countryside of Raqqa Province, as part of the Syrian army's move to enter Kurdish-held areas to counter the ongoing Turkish assault in the region. (Str/Xinhua) - -//CHINENOUVELLE_1124/1910170913/Credit:CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA/1910170920

  • SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
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    SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
    10/16/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191016) -- RAQQA (SYRIA), Oct. 16, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Syrian soldiers are seen inside the Tabqa airbase in the Tabqa city of Raqqa province in northern Syria on Oct. 16, 2019. The Syrian army has entered the city of Tabqa in the northern countryside of Raqqa Province, as part of the Syrian army's move to enter Kurdish-held areas to counter the ongoing Turkish assault in the region. (Str/Xinhua) - -//CHINENOUVELLE_1125/1910170913/Credit:CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA/1910170920

  • SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
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    SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
    10/16/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191016) -- RAQQA (SYRIA), Oct. 16, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Syrian soldiers are seen inside the Tabqa airbase in the Tabqa city of Raqqa province in northern Syria on Oct. 16, 2019. The Syrian army has entered the city of Tabqa in the northern countryside of Raqqa Province, as part of the Syrian army's move to enter Kurdish-held areas to counter the ongoing Turkish assault in the region. (Str/Xinhua) - -//CHINENOUVELLE_1129/1910170913/Credit:CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA/1910170920

  • SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
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    SYRIA-RAQQA-TABQA AIRBASE-SYRIAN ARMY
    10/16/2019
    CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA
    (191016) -- RAQQA (SYRIA), Oct. 16, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Missiles are seen inside the Tabqa airbase in the Tabqa city of Raqqa province in northern Syria on Oct. 16, 2019. The Syrian army has entered the city of Tabqa in the northern countryside of Raqqa Province, as part of the Syrian army's move to enter Kurdish-held areas to counter the ongoing Turkish assault in the region. (Str/Xinhua) - -//CHINENOUVELLE_1127/1910170913/Credit:CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA/1910170920

  • Iraq Syria
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    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hadi Mizban/AP/SIPA
    Iraqi security forces secure the Iraq-Syria border around the Rabiaa border crossing, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Najah al-Shammari, Iraq's defense minister said that some members of the Islamic State group were able to flee northern Syria and cross into Iraq. The Iraqi official added that some of them are still at large while others were detained. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)/ZHM109/19289660729519//1910162035

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000047
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hadi Mizban/AP/SIPA
    Iraqi security forces secure the Iraq-Syria border around Rabiaa border crossing, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Najah al-Shammari, Iraq's defense minister said that some members of the Islamic State group were able to flee northern Syria and cross into Iraq. The Iraqi official added that some of them are still at large while others were detained. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)/ZHM110/19289661191843//1910162035

  • Syria
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    Syria
    10/16/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    A convoy of Turkish backed Free Syria Army is about to cross into Turkey near the town of Azaz, Syria, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (AP Photo)/DV110/19289670683583//1910162041

  • Iraq Syria
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    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hadi Mizban/AP/SIPA
    Iraqi Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari, center, checks on Iraqi security forces in the Rabiaa border crossing, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Iraq's defense minister expressed concerns that the Islamic State group could take advantage of Turkey's invasion of northern Syria to destabilize Iraq, saying that a number of militants have been able to escape detention in Syria amid the chaos and cross into Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)/ZHM116/19289685950633//1910162125

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000040
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hadi Mizban/AP/SIPA
    Iraqi security forces secure the Iraq-Syria border around Rabiaa border crossing, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Najah al-Shammari, Iraq's defense minister said that some members of the Islamic State group were able to flee northern Syria and cross into Iraq. The Iraqi official added that some of them are still at large while others were detained. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)/ZHM101/19289659306314//1910162027

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000029
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from fires in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive. (AP Photo/Lefteris...

  • APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    AP22389205_000003
    APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, flames and smoke billow from a big fire in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive. (AP Photo/Lefteris...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000024
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian woman, who is newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, looks from the window of a bus upon her arrival at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria. (AP...

  • APTOPIX Iraq Syria
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    APTOPIX Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian girl who is newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, weeps as she sits in a bus upon her arrival at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria. (AP...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000013
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian girl who is newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, looks from the window of a bus upon her arrival at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria. (AP...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000009
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian boy who is newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, waves as he sits in a bus upon his arrival at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000033
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A UNHCR worker, left, carries a Syrian baby, who is newly displaced with his family by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, as she helps families after their arrival at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000030
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian boy who is newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, looks from the window of a bus upon his arrival at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria. (AP...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000030
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from fires in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive. (AP Photo/Lefteris...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000017
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    An Iraqi Kurdish humanitarian worker carries a Syrian boy, who is newly displaced with his family by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria....

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000014
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A Syrian boy who is newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, stands at the entrance to his tent at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally in Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000018
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    A news cameraman works on a hilltop in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, as in the background smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and halt its incursion into...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000022
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    A news cameraman works on a hilltop in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, overlooking the town of Ras al-Ayn, just over the border in Syria, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and halt its incursion into Syria, now into its eighth day.(AP...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000008
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000001
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)/AXLP101/19289335405971//1910161121

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000009
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    Tripods for news TV cameras are seen on a hilltop in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, as in the background smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and halt its...

  • APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    AP22389205_000002
    APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and...

  • APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    AP22389205_000001
    APTOPIX Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    TV journalists talk during a live broadcast on a hilltop in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, as in the background smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and halt...

  • Iraq Syria
    AP22389181_000001
    Iraq Syria
    10/16/2019
    Hussein Malla/AP/SIPA
    A worker sets a tent in preparation to receive a few hundred Syrian refugees who have been newly displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The camp used to host Iraqis displaced from Mosul during the fight against the Islamic State group and was closed two years ago. The U.N. says more around 160,000 Syrians have been displaced since the Turkish operation started last week, most of them internally...

  • Turkey US Syria
    AP22389197_000004
    Turkey US Syria
    10/16/2019
    Burhan Ozbilici/AP/SIPA
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he addresses his ruling party legislators at the Parliament, in Ankara, Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019. Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and halt its incursion into Syria.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)/ANK103/19289429285118//1910161359

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000017
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from a target behind a mosque's minaret in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on...

  • Turkey US Syria
    AP22389197_000008
    Turkey US Syria
    10/16/2019
    Burhan Ozbilici/AP/SIPA
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his ruling party legislators at the Parliament, in Ankara, Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019. Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and halt its incursion into Syria.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)/ANK108/19289440427837//1910161415

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000011
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22389164_000019
    Turkey Syria
    10/16/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, during bombardment by Turkish forces, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday on Syrian Kurdish fighters to leave a designated border area in northeast Syria 'as of tonight' for Turkey to stop its military offensive, defying pressure on him to call a ceasefire and...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000008
    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn...

  • Turkey US Syria
    AP22388925_000002
    Turkey US Syria
    10/15/2019
    Ugur Can/AP/SIPA
    Turkish tanks and troops stationed near Syrian town of Manbij, Syria, Tuesday. Oct. 15, 2019. Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria on Tuesday, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish forces.(Ugur Can/DHA via AP)/ANK802/19288619707985/TURKEY OUT/1910151915

  • Turkey US Syria
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    Turkey US Syria
    10/15/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, is surrounded by journalists and pro-government academicians in his plane en route back from Baku, Azerbaijan, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. The White House announced Tuesday that Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Ankara, Turkey on behalf of President Donald Trump and meet with Erdogan on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)/ANK114/19288766627095/POOL PHOTO/1910152323

  • Turkey Syria
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    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Turkish forces fire rockets towards targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn widespread condemnation. (AP...

  • Syria Turkey
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    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters move in a vehicle in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH113/19288407875758/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO. RESENDING TO CORRECT COUNTRY METADATA TO SYRIA/1910151510

  • Syria Turkey
    AP22388792_000004
    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkish troops deploy in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH106/19288400969011/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO/1910151319

  • Syria Turkey
    AP22388792_000012
    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkish troops deploy in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH105/19288400894785/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO. RESENDING TO CORRECT COUNTRY METADATA TO SYRIA./1910151510

  • Syria Turkey
    AP22388792_000002
    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkish troops on an armored vehicle deploy in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH104/19288400966102/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO./1910151317

  • Syria Turkey
    AP22388792_000020
    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters move in an armored vehicle in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH112/19288407882230/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO. RESENDING TO CORRECT COUNTRY METADATA TO SYRIA/1910151511

  • Syria Turkey
    AP22388792_000015
    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkish troops rest under trees in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH108/19288401012378/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO. RESENDING TO CORRECT COUNTRY METADATA TO SYRIA./1910151510

  • Syria Turkey
    AP22388792_000014
    Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkish troops rest under trees in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH107/19288400994857/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO. RESENDING TO CORRECT COUNTRY METADATA TO SYRIA./1910151510

  • APTOPIX Syria Turkey
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    APTOPIX Syria Turkey
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters fire a heavy machine-gun towards Kurdish fighters, in Syria's northern region of Manbij. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag. (AP Photo)/XBH109/19288407848771/A MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2019 PHOTO. RESENDING TO CORRECT COUNTRY METADATA TO SYRIA./1910151515

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000010
    Turkey Syria
    10/14/2019
    Ugur Can/AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct.14, 2019 photo made available Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, Turkey's forces advance towards Manbij, Syria. U.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left Kurdish-held town of Manbij, part of withdrawal from northeast Syria. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP)/XLP802/19288473178846/TURKEY OUT MONDAY, OCT.14, 2019 PHOTO/1910151530

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000011
    Turkey Syria
    10/14/2019
    Ugur Can/AP/SIPA
    In this Monday, Oct.14, 2019 photo made available Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, Turkey's forces advance towards Manbij, Syria. U.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left Kurdish-held town of Manbij, part of withdrawal from northeast Syria. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP)/XLP801/19288473196894/TURKEY OUT MONDAY, OCT.14, 2019 PHOTO/1910151530

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000002
    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000012
    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Children wave to a Turkish forces truck transporting armoured personnel carriers at the border with Syria in Karkamis, Gaziantep province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkey defied growing condemnation from its NATO allies to press ahead with its invasion of northern Syria on Tuesday, shelling suspected Kurdish positions near the border amid reports that Syrian Kurds had retaken a key town. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP101/19288487124027//1910151535

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000014
    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish soldiers waiting to enter Syria walk past a truck transporting armoured personnel carriers at the border with Syria in Karkamis, Gaziantep province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkey defied growing condemnation from its NATO allies to press ahead with its invasion of northern Syria on Tuesday, shelling suspected Kurdish positions near the border amid reports that Syrian Kurds had retaken a key town. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP103/19288488239764//1910151535

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000006
    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn...

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388761_000007
    Turkey Syria
    10/15/2019
    Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/SIPA
    In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn...

  • Syria
    AP22388421_000015
    Syria
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    People ride motorcycles and hold a Syrian flag and a portrait of Syrian President Bashar Assad as they welcome Syrian troops as they enter the village of Ghebesh, west of the town of Tal Tamr, in northern Syria, Monday, Oct 14, 2019. Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. (AP...

  • Syria
    AP22388421_000030
    Syria
    10/14/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    A man wounded in Turkish shelling is brought to Tal Tamr hospital in north Syria, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to shift or crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV101/19287619533720//1910142210

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388415_000023
    Turkey Syria
    10/14/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    A Turkish forces tank is driven to its new position after was transported by trucks, on a road towards the border with Syria in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Syrian troops entered several northern towns and villages Monday, getting close to the Turkish border as Turkey's army and opposition forces backed by Ankara marched south in the same direction, raising concerns of a clash between the two sides as Turkey's invasion of northern Syria entered its sixth day. (AP...

  • Syria
    AP22388421_000029
    Syria
    10/14/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    Syrians fleeing Turkish advance arrive to the town of Tal Tamr in north Syria, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to shift or crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV105/19287619940506//1910142205

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388415_000031
    Turkey Syria
    10/14/2019
    /AP/SIPA
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the World Turkish Business Council meeting, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Monday. Oct. 14, 2019. Erdogan says Turkey's military offensive into northeast Syria is as "vital" to Turkey as its 1974 military intervention in Cyprus, which split the island in two. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)/ANK106/19287563267900/POOL PHOTO/1910141743

  • Syria
    AP22388421_000026
    Syria
    10/14/2019
    Baderkhan Ahmad/AP/SIPA
    Syrian government troops man a checkpoint town of Tal Tamr in northeast Syria, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to shift or crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)/DV102/19287619474353//1910142200

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388415_000029
    Turkey Syria
    10/14/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish soldiers atop personnel carrier on a road towards the border with Syria in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Syrian troops entered several northern towns and villages Monday, getting close to the Turkish border as Turkey's army and opposition forces backed by Ankara marched south in the same direction, raising concerns of a clash between the two sides as Turkey's invasion of northern Syria entered its sixth day. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP106/19287533342693//1910141659

  • Turkey Syria
    AP22388415_000027
    Turkey Syria
    10/14/2019
    Emrah Gurel/AP/SIPA
    Turkish army personnel carriers are parked on a road towards the border of Syria in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Syrian troops entered several northern towns and villages Monday, getting close to the Turkish border as Turkey's army and opposition forces backed by Ankara marched south in the same direction, raising concerns of a clash between the two sides as Turkey's invasion of northern Syria entered its sixth day. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)/XLP108/19287535301194//1910141657