Turkey restricts border crossings with Syria

Free Syrian Army seize control of Bab al-Hawa, a vital commercial crossing along Turkey-Syria border.

    Turkey has restricted traffic across its border with Syria after the Free Syrian Army rebel fighters took control of the Bab al-Hawa crossing from President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

    Drivers were warned that they were crossing the border at their own risk and that they may not be able to return back to Turkey.

    The flow of Syrian refugees into Turkey, however, continues to rise, unabated by who controls the border.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Cilvegozu border gate on the Turkish side.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    John Pilger Q&A: 'US missiles are pointed at China'

    John Pilger Q&A: 'US missiles are pointed at China'

    Journalist John Pilger thinks the US and China might be on the path to war. "My film is a warning," he says.

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Sadly but frankly, Donald Trump is not going anywhere

    Sadly but frankly, Donald Trump is not going anywhere

    Trump isn't going to be impeached by this or perhaps any future Congress as currently constituted.