Turkey has long played a double game in Syria, claiming to partner with the United States and oppose extremism, while actively helping Al Qaida and ISIS.
The Syrian coalition has recaptured some 98% of East Aleppo and SOHR said the battle is over, and more in our round-up of news from around the world.
When asked about UK involvement in Iraq, Trump said, “I don’t see it as war crimes. I just think [Blair] goes down as somebody who did a terrible job.”
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