Amid outcry at home and overseas, Trump dispatched Pence to Ankara to end to the bloodshed - and a deal was announced that would see Turkey stop its attack while Kurdish forces withdraw from the border.
Kurdish forces "brought [Turkey] to a standstill" near the city, the official who spoke to Al-Monitor said, adding that the Turkish-backed forces had been prevented from advancing farther south.
Danielle Ellis, a 29-year-old Oxford University graduate from London, had been part of a civilian convoy attempting to deliver aid to residents of a village in the border town of Ras al-Ayn when they came across corpses buried in the ruins. Turkey aims to create a "safe zone" in northeast Syria to resettle 3.6 million Syrian refugees now residing in Turkey, as well as to combat Kurdish groups it considers terrorist organizations.
SDF leaders made a deal with the Bashar al-Assad regime for protection after Trump refused a last-ditch request from the group's leader, Gen. Mazlum Kobane, for military support.
All military operations will pause for five days, and the United States will assist with an "orderly withdrawal" of Kurdish troops.
The overall US-Turkey deal was 13 terms, though it included lip-service to them both being fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members and other insignificant clauses.
The Kurds were US allies in the fight against the Islamic State group but came under assault after Trump ordered USA troops to leave the area earlier this month.
Turkey cast it as a complete victory in its campaign to control a strip of territory stretching hundreds of miles along the border and more than 30 km (around 20 miles) deep into Syria, to drive out fighters from the YPG, the SDF's main Kurdish component. 'Like two kids in a lot, you have got to let them fight and then you pull them apart.
EU Council President Donald Tusk said the "so-called" Syria ceasefire is "a demand (for) capitulation of the Kurds" and called on Turkey to immediately halt its operation in northern Syria.
Ankara considers the YPG a terrorist organisation with links to Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Turkey. The Kurds responded to the announcement of the USA withdrawal by effectively switching allegiances and have already invited forces of the Syrian government, backed by Moscow and Tehran, into towns and cities in areas they control. So that's one of the reasons that you hear that the head of the Kurdish forces who are our allies in the fight against ISIS is talking about a retreat as a tactical maneuver but not a permanent maneuver.
Vice President Mike Pence struck the deal with Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday.
The small Northern Irish party supporting Britain's minority government said further work was required to get a deal through. The single market can not be infringed and we want continued peace in Ireland and Northern Ireland '.
The two-time Pro Bowler had 180 yards on 10 catches but was not on the field when Green Bay suffered its only loss of the season. The difference between winning and losing this game means Detroit is now in last place in the division instead of first.
Jamie Joseph's men had to work hard for the four log points, as Samoa produced one of their better performances of the tournament. Ireland captain Rory Best admits the side would have expected to be in "a better place" after three games at the World Cup.
The move effectively gave Mr Erdogan the green light to force out the Kurds from the region, in what he calls a "peace operation". Trump says Turkish President Erdogan had been building up troops on the border with Syria for a long time.
Pro-democracy legislator Tanya Chan said Lam was to blame for causing Hong Kong's chaos and suffering over the past four months. The protests have destroyed public confidence in Lam's Beijing-backed government as well as the Hong Kong police force.
While non-champion cards exist within all regional decks, champions lead the battle with unique mechanics from their kits. But Riot Games has also been honest with how they are putting together this new game, which is no mere PC port.
The online shooter game's creator, Epic Games , had been teasing "The End" - an in-game event to end the 10th season of the game. They zipped around for a while until they came to a suspended meteor, creating a giant portal that swallowed the meteor.
Trump said earlier this week that he would block all officials from testifying, saying the probe was unfair and "illegitimate". The State Department apparently did not demand that she not appear, as it did earlier this week with U.S.
A thorough assessment of venues will take place after the typhoon has passed before a final decision is made on Sunday morning. Sunday's game between Japan and Scotland is in doubt, because of the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis .
Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in north-eastern Syria after U.S. forces withdrew from the area. According to The New York Times , Trump spoke to Erdogan before announcing the withdrawal of USA troops from the region.
Rams acquire Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars
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Trump On Syrian Kurds: They Didn't Help Us At Normandy
He added that for now there was no indication that the prisons where the fighters were held were under threat. Such a zone would end the Kurds' autonomy in the area and put much of their population under Turkish control.
Liam Hemsworth & Maddison Brown Share PDA-Filled Night Out
He clarified, however, that their relationship will always be a private matter, and he will not be making any comments anymore. Cyrus was first linked to Simpson after they were photographed kissing up a storm in Los Angeles at the beginning of October.
If you see this fish, kill it
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Where will PG&E shut off power in Northern CA? Here's a map
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Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair
Wiranto is wounded in the abdomen, and the minister is now undergoing treatments at a hospital in Pandeglang. Investigations are underway to find out the groups that the two attackers belong to, he told local TV One.
You can stay in the Goodyear Blimp for $150 a night
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LSU Stays In Top 5 Of Latest AP Poll
Alabama held on to the No. 1 spot it took over last week in both college football rankings as both it and Clemson were off. Maybe just a couple of those flipped results might have been enough for Auburn to win in the Swamp on Saturday night.