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The Syrian Conflict

15 Oct 2019   |   Blog

Since the Turkish military operation commenced in the afternoon of 9 October 2019, there have been continuing reports of intense shelling and airstrikes along the north-east Syrian border. Tens of thousands of civilians have fled from the fighting.… Continue reading

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