Oncupinar border crossing - updates

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Turkey 'temporarily' shuts Syria border gate – official

Nov 14, 2016 - 9:33 PM

Turkish media report that the closure of the Oncupinar border crossing which faces Bab al Salama inside Syria is a temporary security measure after clashes on Syrian soil

THE ONCUPINAR BORDER AREA. Two wounded friends Muhammed (L) from Aleppo and Ahmed (R) from Idlib in Syria, walk in the refugee camp near the Oncupinar crossing gate in Kilis, in south-central Turkey, on February 15, 2016. File photo by Bulent Kilic/ AFP

Thousands brave cold at Turkey border as Syria warns Riyadh, Ankara

Feb 06, 2016 - 8:37 PM

UPDATED Turkey s Oncupinar border crossing reportedly remains closed as Turkish authorities say they re working to free up space within existing camps to accommodate new arrivals

WAITING. Refugees wait for tents as Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 6, 2016, in Bab-Al Salam, near the city of Azaz, northern Syria, near the Turkish border crossing. Bulent Kilic/AFP