Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town in Syria on Wednesday. Photo: Rodi Said

US senators propose tough sanctions on Turkey after Syria attack

  • Bipartisan move targets Turkish President Erdogan and other leaders, as well as any foreign national who provides support to country’s military
  • Bill would trigger sanctions unless Trump administration certifies to Congress every 90 days that Turkey is not operating in Syrian territory
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town in Syria on Wednesday. Photo: Rodi Said
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A Turkish military convoy in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border. Photo: IHA via Reuters

Trump defends abandoning Kurds as Turkey attacks: they didn’t help US in WWII

  • Turkey launches Syria offensive targeting Kurdish-led militia
  • Donald Trump said he didn’t endorse Turkey’s operation, but played down US debt to Kurdish fighters
Topic |   Turkey

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A Turkish military convoy in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border. Photo: IHA via Reuters
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