Arab newspapers published this morning touched upon to the battles in the so-called demilitarized zones, in addition to the sanctions against Turkey.
Al-Sharq Al-Awsat: Mixed news about the participation of Russian troops in the Battle of Idlib
The fighting continues in Idlib and its surroundings in this context, the newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat said, "There were conflicting reports on the participation of Russian ground forces in combat after the Syrian forces failed to progress north of Hama towards the north-western Idlib while the Ministry of Defense denied the news of the participation forces of the Russian special units in battles in the vicinity of Idlib, and confirmed that Moscow «did not send ground troops to Syria».
On the other hand, it was announced in Moscow that Syrian and Russian warplanes launched a series of focused raids yesterday, targeting six headquarters and a warehouse of ammunition for the organization of «Jabhat al-Nusra» and «the Islamic Party of Turkmenistan» in the countryside Idlib and Hama, while Syrian activists said that the shelling targeted civilian areas ".
Al-Arab newspaper: Turkey's exclusion from the F-35 project shakes its relationship with NATO
"Turkey's policy, which Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has bet on Washington's challenge, has failed, by purchasing the S-400 missile system, Ankara has found itself outside NATO and allied with Moscow, through the Russian President Vladimir Putin to employ Ankara in the liquidation of old accounts with Washington and NATO. "
"Washington's move in this step would put Turkey on the path of gradual withdrawal from NATO."
"Turkey's exclusion from the F-35 project is a technical procedure, but it paints a picture of the strategic and political shift in the relationship between Turkey and the United States," military experts say.