Turkey says the US-backed YPG has no right to be in Manbij. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Turkey's allies in Syria not to side with "terrorist organisations."
Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces pushed through to the centre of al-Bab, a Daesh stronghold 30 kilometres from the Turkish border. Securing al-Bab will allow Turkey and its allies to press on towards Raqqa, Daesh's de facto capital in Syria.
Turkish military hits Daesh targets in the northern Syrian town. Separately, regime air strikes killed at least four people and wounded another 15 in a rebel-held district of Damascus, days before Geneva peace talks.
Turkey's military said not harming civilians is one of its "basic principles." The army was responding to allegations related to its ongoing operation in northern Syria to push Daesh and other terrorist groups away from Turkey's southern border.
The Turkish military says its forces have killed more than 1,300 Daesh members in Syria since Operation Euphrates Shield was launched in August, 2016.
Turkey hit 154 Daesh targets during an operation in the Syrian town of al-Bab that opposition fighters backed by Turkish troops have laid siege to for weeks.
Turkey and its ally, the Free Syrian Army, have intensified operations in al-Bab after Daesh pushed back opposition fighters on Thursday.
Mandate allows military actions against terror organisations in neighbouring Syria and Iraq for one more year.
Turkey's president says the behaviour of US special forces in Syria is causing a rift in the fight against DAESH.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed terrorism and the situation in Jarablus in an address to regional governors on Thursday, saying no plan is possible in the region without Turkey's consent.
Hundreds of Syrians have started returning to Jarablus in Syria, after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army recaptured the region from DAESH, marking the first formal return of civilians since Turkey launched Operation Euphrates Shield two weeks ago.
DAESH rockets were launched at two Turkish tanks operating in the Wuquf district of northern Syria on Tuesday.
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