Edition:
United States
Pictures | Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 6:15pm EST

Turkish forces push into Syria

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured at a check point in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured at a check point in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured at a check point in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
1 / 31
Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Close
2 / 31
Empty shells are seen next to a Turkish army howitzer on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Empty shells are seen next to a Turkish army howitzer on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Empty shells are seen next to a Turkish army howitzer on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Close
3 / 31
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured at a check point in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured at a check point in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured at a check point in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
4 / 31
Turkish soldiers stand on top of their tanks near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish soldiers stand on top of their tanks near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish soldiers stand on top of their tanks near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Close
5 / 31
Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Close
6 / 31
A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter holds a makeshift Turkish flag as he patrols on a road near Azaz, Syria. 


REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter holds a makeshift Turkish flag as he patrols on a road near Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter holds a makeshift Turkish flag as he patrols on a road near Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
7 / 31
Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Close
8 / 31
A Turkish military tank is seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish military tank is seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish military tank is seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Close
9 / 31
A military weapon is seen on the back of a pick-up truck near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A military weapon is seen on the back of a pick-up truck near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A military weapon is seen on the back of a pick-up truck near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Close
10 / 31
Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Close
11 / 31
A Turkish army howitzer takes position on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish army howitzer takes position on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish army howitzer takes position on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
12 / 31
Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Close
13 / 31
Smoke rises from the Syria's Afrin region, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Hassa, on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Smoke rises from the Syria's Afrin region, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Hassa, on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Smoke rises from the Syria's Afrin region, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Hassa, on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
14 / 31
Police forensic experts examine a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Police forensic experts examine a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Police forensic experts examine a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
15 / 31
Turkish military armoured vehicles arrive at a border village near the town of Hassa in Hatay province, Turkey. 


Baris Kadirhan/Depo Photos via REUTERS

Turkish military armoured vehicles arrive at a border village near the town of Hassa in Hatay province, Turkey. Baris Kadirhan/Depo Photos via REUTERS

Turkish military armoured vehicles arrive at a border village near the town of Hassa in Hatay province, Turkey. Baris Kadirhan/Depo Photos via REUTERS
Close
16 / 31
Boys stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Boys stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Boys stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Close
17 / 31
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
18 / 31
A Turkish military convoy arrives at a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Kilis province, Turkey. 


REUTERS/Stringer

A Turkish military convoy arrives at a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Kilis province, Turkey. REUTERS/Stringer

A Turkish military convoy arrives at a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Kilis province, Turkey. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
19 / 31
A building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, is seen in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Turkey. 


Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

A building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, is seen in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Turkey. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

A building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, is seen in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Turkey. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS
Close
20 / 31
Riot police block the entrance of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) office in order to prevent party members to go out for a demonstration in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. 


REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

Riot police block the entrance of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) office in order to prevent party members to go out for a demonstration in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

Riot police block the entrance of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) office in order to prevent party members to go out for a demonstration in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
Close
21 / 31
Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest against Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin region, in Istanbul, Turkey. 


REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest against Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin region, in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest against Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin region, in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Close
22 / 31
A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter stands guard in Azaz, Syria. 


REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter stands guard in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter stands guard in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
23 / 31
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria.


 REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
24 / 31
Men hold up the sign of Turkish Cypriot newspaper Afrika, which was attacked by supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday over the newspaper�s headlines criticising the Turkish army�s campaign in Afrin in northern Syria, in the Turkish-administered northern part of Nicosia, Cyprus.


 REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Men hold up the sign of Turkish Cypriot newspaper Afrika, which was attacked by supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday over the newspaper�s headlines criticising the Turkish army�s campaign in Afrin in northern Syria, in the...more

Men hold up the sign of Turkish Cypriot newspaper Afrika, which was attacked by supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday over the newspaper�s headlines criticising the Turkish army�s campaign in Afrin in northern Syria, in the Turkish-administered northern part of Nicosia, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
Close
25 / 31
Turkish soldiers are seen near the town of Hassa on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. 


Caglar Ozturk/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

Turkish soldiers are seen near the town of Hassa on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. Caglar Ozturk/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

Turkish soldiers are seen near the town of Hassa on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey. Caglar Ozturk/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS
Close
26 / 31
A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter takes up position near Menagh, Syria. 


REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter takes up position near Menagh, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter takes up position near Menagh, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
27 / 31
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters on a truck leave from a training camp in Azaz, Syria. 


REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters on a truck leave from a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters on a truck leave from a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
28 / 31
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
29 / 31
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters on trucks leave from a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters on trucks leave from a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters on trucks leave from a training camp in Azaz, Syria. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
30 / 31
A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is seen in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is seen in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is seen in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
31 / 31

Next Slideshows

Gunmen storm Afghan aid office

Gunmen storm an office of the Save the Children aid agency in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad.

Jan 24 2018

Oscar nominees

The nominees for the 2018 Academy Awards.

Jan 23 2018

Stuck!

Lending a helping hand to those trapped in unusual predicaments.

Jan 23 2018

Pence in Jerusalem

Vice President Mike Pence visits Jerusalem after President Trump last month recognized the city as the capital of Israel.

Jan 23 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Detained parents reunited with children

Detained parents reunited with children

Parents who had been separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border, under President Donald Trump's now-abandoned "zero tolerance" policy, are reunified.

Venezuela's taps run dry

Venezuela's taps run dry

Hospitals scrap surgeries and residents forgo showers amid water cuts in Venezuela, the latest addition to a long list of woes in the fifth year of an economic crisis.

Fireworks over Malta

Fireworks over Malta

Fireworks light up the sky over Mosta during week-long celebrations marking the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady in Malta.

Debating Cuba's proposed new constitution

Debating Cuba's proposed new constitution

Cuba has begun a public debate on issues ranging from one-party rule and socialism to inequality, gay rights, private property and restructuring of the country's government as it moves to replace a Cold War-era constitution.

Rise of the machines

Rise of the machines

A look at the new generation of robot technology.

Migrant rescue ship arrives in Malta, ending standoff

Migrant rescue ship arrives in Malta, ending standoff

The Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius arrived at Valletta harbour in Malta on Wednesday to allow 141 migrants to get off, ending a five-day tug-of-war among European Union countries which had seen the vessel banned from docking in several ports.

Deadly bridge collapse in Italy

Deadly bridge collapse in Italy

A 50-meter-high section of a motorway bridge crashed down onto warehouses, train tracks and a riverbed in Genoa, killing at least 39 people.

The plight of Italy's African laborers

The plight of Italy's African laborers

Two recent fatal crashes, resulting in the deaths of 16 migrant workers, have brought into focus the dire working and living conditions imposed on thousands of migrant farmhands whose cut-price labor allows Italy to be one of the biggest fruit and vegetable exporters in Europe.

Off-the-grid nightmare at New Mexico compound

Off-the-grid nightmare at New Mexico compound

Five adults face child abuse charges after authorities raided their ramshackle homestead in New Mexico and found the body of a young boy and 11 more children described by authorities as starving and ragged.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast