Afrin


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Afrin

(ăf′rĭn)
A trademark for the drug oxymetazoline hydrochloride.

Afrin

a trademark for an adrenergic vasoconstrictor (oxymetazoline hydrochloride).
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Turkey shelled Afrin overnight on Tuesday and showed no sign of slackening its assault on the Kurdish-held region despite the arrival of pro-Syrian government militia there, a war monitor said.
Badran Jia Kurd, an adviser to the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria confirmed to Reuters that the deal includes a Syrian troop deployment to besieged Afrin to help embattled Kurdish militias push out Turkish fighters.
On that note, Turkey wants to oust the Kurds, which it calls terrorists, from Afrin region that lies across its southern border.
A media outlet reported earlier this month that a sum of 46 popular forces, affiliated to the Syrian Army, were killed and dozens more wounded in the Turkish airstrikes in the Kurdish-held Afrin region.
Large numbers of locals have left their homes and villages to escape the hell of the aggression of the Turkish regime and its mercenaries, as considerable destruction was caused to houses and agricultural properties due to the Turkish assault on the villages in the western countryside of Afrin area, according to the sources.
Turkish state media reported that Turkish artillery had fired warning shots and forced the Syrian fighters back before they reached Afrin.
They went on to say that the Ankara forces also gained control over the villages of Barad al-Malekiyeh and al-Zaytoni Farm West of the town of Mar'anaz, tightening noose on the Kurds in Afrin.
The injured people were admitted to Afrin hospital, according to the reporter.
The government shows no sign of doing so, but it is providing indirect help by allowing Kurdish fighters, civilians, and politicians to reach Afrin through territory it holds, representatives of both sides told Reuters.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Kurdish gunmen are to deliver control over nine regions in Afrin to the Syrian Army troops as the Turkish Army men and Ankara-backed militants are tightening noose on the Kurdish-held lands in Northwestern Aleppo, well-informed sources said on Tuesday.
Turkey's Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army control most of Jandaris settlement in Syria's Afrin district, the Turkish media reported March 8.
Aleppo, SANA - The Turkish regime on Tuesday continued its offensive on Afrin area in Aleppo's northern countryside, killing and injuring more civilians, including children and women.