Turkey launched the military offensive against Afrin on January 20 to drive out the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, a militia it says is an extension of the outlawed Kurdish rebels fighting inside Turkey.
The commander of Turkey's Operation Olive Branch on Monday visited a strategic peak in northwestern Syria one day after its capture from the PYD/PKK terrorist organization.
It was the latest in a string of rocket attacks on Reyhanli and the border town of Kilis since January 20, when Turkey's military launched a cross-border operation to drive out the Syrian Kurdish militia from Afrin.
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Turkey's state-run news agency says senior members of a medical association who spoke out against Ankara's military offensive in a Syrian Kurdish enclave have been detained.
Turkey's Catholic Church, whose seven dioceses and apostolic vicariates have around 53,000 members, according to the Vatican, has not commented on the military campaign. While the reported number of so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters accompanying the Turkish army has been exaggerated, more than 3000 Syrian rebel militiamen are with the ranks as front-line soldiers.
The Syrian government and a the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights organization said on Sunday that Turkish shelling of the Afrin region has damaged the 3,000-year-old Ain Dara temple.
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The attacks inside Turkey have so far killed four people, including Ms Avlar.
After their statement, the TTB was targeted by the President of the Republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling them "terror supporters" and the Government especially by the Ministry of Health Ahmet Demircan stating that "the TTB does not represent the doctors in Turkey". Two of the victims were Syrian refugees.
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview Wednesday that he would have a "real problem" with Turkey's intervention against a Kurdish militia in Syria if it turned into an outright "invasion".
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