Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn widespread condemnation. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey makes small advances in 2nd day of Syria invasion

In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpınar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets inside Syria, in the town of Ra’s al-Ayn, during bombardment by Turkish forces Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack

Members of Turkey-backed Syrian National Army (former FSA) flash the V-sign as they drive back to Turkey after they went in for some time on inspection according to the Turkish police entourage in the same area at the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long threatened to send troops into northeastern Syria to clear the border region of Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Turkey considers a serious security threat. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey says it won’t bow to US threat over its Syria plans

In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, a flag of Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or YPG, flies on a building in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. LEFTERIS PITARAKIS/AP

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Netanyahu on flareup with Hezbollah: It was tense, but we achieved all our goals

A man fixes a Hezbollah flag at the 'Garden of Iran' Park in the Lebanese village of Maroun al-Ras on September 1, 2019, as fires blaze on the Lebanese side along the border following an exchange of fire with Israel. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP)

A man fixes a Hezbollah flag at the ‘Garden of Iran’ Park in the Lebanese village of Maroun al-Ras on September 1, 2019, as fires blaze on the Lebanese side along the border following an exchange of fire with Israel. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP)

PM praises Bahrain and UAE for backing Israel’s right to defend itself, announces plans for second US-Israel-Russia summit to discuss removing Iran from Syria

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Large explosion in military zone of Damascus — Syrian state TV

A picture taken from a government-controlled area on the outskirts of Harasta on the northeastern suburbs of Damascus on February 21, 2018, shows smoke rising from areas targeted by Syrian army shelling in the towns of Arbin and Harasta. (AFP PHOTO)

Illustrative: A picture taken from a government-controlled area on the outskirts of Harasta on the northeastern suburbs of Damascus on February 21, 2018, shows smoke rising from areas targeted by Syrian army shelling in the towns of Arbin and Harasta. (AFP PHOTO)

Syrian state media gives no further details on cause; Hebrew-language media reports blast was at ammunition store

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Syria says Israeli missiles target Iran-linked base near Homs; 5 reported killed

Explosions on the T-4 base in northern Syria reportedly caused by an Israeli airstrike on June 2 2019 (Screencapture/Twitter)

Explosions on the T-4 base in northern Syria reportedly caused by an Israeli airstrike on June 2 2019 (Screencapture/Twitter)

Reports say strike destroys weapons depot on airbase that Israel has targeted several times before; attack comes hours after Netanyahu warns Tehran

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