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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
Turkish troops move into al-Qaida-dominated Syrian province<
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By SARAH EL DEEB and SUZAN FRASER<
BEIRUT (AP) - Turkish armored vehicles have rolled into northwestern Syria to impose a "de-escalation zone" in a province dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants.
The Turkish military said it began an operation late Thursday to set up "observation points" in Idlib, without providing further details or saying how many troops were involved.