A Syrian soldier in the town of Tall Tamr in the countryside of Syria’s Hasakah province on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo heading to Turkey as Russia moves to fill Syria void left by US

  • US vice-president to press Erdogan to halt offensive against Kurdish fighters
  • Moscow says Russian troops are patrolling front lines between Turkish and Syrian army positions to keep them apart
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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A Syrian soldier in the town of Tall Tamr in the countryside of Syria’s Hasakah province on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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Turkish soldiers in armoured personnel carriers move through the town of Tukhar, north of Syria's northern city of Manbij. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump slaps sanctions on Turkey, demands ceasefire in Syria

  • Trump orders sanctions on Turkey as US forces scramble for Syria exit
  • The Turks began attacks in Syria last week against Kurdish fighters following the exit of US troops
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Turkish soldiers in armoured personnel carriers move through the town of Tukhar, north of Syria's northern city of Manbij. Photo: AFP
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