Four kilometers separate the Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebels from the northeastern rim of Afrin city and 6 km from its northern border, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country's troops will enter Syria's northern city of Afrin "at any moment", less than two months after Ankara launched a full-scale cross-border offensive into the Arab country in a declared bid to eliminate the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants.
"We have established working groups for that", Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with the German weekly Die Zeit on Friday. "So hopefully, we can make some headway at that level today". Where there are terrorists, we'll be there, he added.
The PKK is responsible for the deaths of more than 1,200 Turkish security personnel and civilians.
The Turkish military campaign succeeded in capturing three towns on Saturday, becoming thus in control of 221 towns and villages since the "Olive Branch" operation launched on January 20, the Observatory said.
Canada, the United States and Mexico have been carrying out intense negotiations to redraft NAFTA since August 2017 after U.S. Trump's apparent take that trade is so strongly tied to manufactured goods is out of step with reality, Bonnett said.
Even after my wife was trolled so much in the past I stood by her. "He tortured me physically and mentally over and over again". I made you listen to the recording where he has accepted all his extra-marital affairs. "Hi I'm Mohammad Shami .
Calling it a "tragic situation", Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Kremlin had no information about the incident. Skripal, who was shown wearing a track suit in a cage in court during his sentencing, was jailed for 13 years in 2006.
Human rights charity Reprieve says the number of executions in Saudi Arabia has doubled since the crown prince took charge. The crown prince has shaken up his deeply conservative country since he became heir apparent to King Salman past year .
The Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped the Kerala High Court's order and restored Hadiya's marriage with Shafin Jahan. The apex court had on January 23 made it clear that the NIA can not probe the marital status of Hadiya and Jahan.
Who is Janet McTeer playing? Unlike most superhero origin stories, Jessica's source of her powers is a mystery even to her. Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter to discuss the show's second season.
Alabama kept its NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a thrilling last-second win over Texas A&M on Thursday. Auburn is coming into this game now ranked as a No. 3 seed in Joe Lunardi's latest Bracketology .
When a user is invited, they will receive an email that includes a link to download and install the game from the Apple App Store. If you do have an iPhone or iPad , however, you can sign up now for the chance to play it as soon as it's available.
And to continue the rad female role models trend, the Barbie brand has also revealed additions to their Shero program. That's why, according to HuffPost , Mattel has chose to make a brand-new collection called " Inspiring Women ".
As both of Chip and Joanna's sons have names that begin with the letter D, he continues, "I can't think of a D-name". The Fixer Upper duo is already parents to daughters Ella , 11, Emmie Kay , 7, Drake , 12, and Duke , 9.
Ryan Fitzpatrick returns to Buccaneers on 1-year deal
It is a five-year, $82.5 million extension that includes $55 million guaranteed, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter . On Thursday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers locked up their backup quarterback, re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick .
Eagles trade Smith to Panthers for Worley
He will join a young corner group in Philadelphia that now includes Jalen Mills , Ronald Darby , Sidney Jones and Rasul Douglas . He's also still on his rookie contract, so the Eagles are getting someone with a good deal of experience for a bargain price.
Oscars get lowest ratings in show's history
Though some male celebrities showed up wearing Time's Up pins, the awards was already feeling safe and apolitical. Still, when an artist I really like gets an Oscar, I tend to be happy. "That increases the value of it".
United States drug crisis deepens as opioid overdoses jump
It also is increasing community outreach efforts to nursing homes to help address prescription opioid addiction among the elderly. States that saw a slight decrease in opioid overdoses included Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and West Virginia.