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Kurds announce Islamic State losses in east Syria with U.S., Russia help

E-Kurd - 2017-12-03 23:49
BEIRUT,— A powerful Syrian Kurdish militia announced on Sunday it had cleared Islamic State (Daesh) group fighters from key territory east of the winding Euphrates River. In a surprising announcement, the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) of Syrian ...

SDF help civilians, regime obstructs

ANHA - 2017-11-05 17:17
NEWS DESK- The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights stated that the regime forces pull the chain on the civilians in Howayja Qate of the Euphrates River, and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) strive at helping the civilians to reach the eastern banks of the Eu ...

Deir-ez- Zor’s eastern countryside: violent clashes ongoing

ANHA - 2017-10-23 10:51
Violent and strong clashes are continuing between IS mercenaries on the one hand and the forces of the Syrian regime and the militias supporting them on the other hand in several axes of the eastern bank of the Euphrates River opposite the airport of Deir ...

Syria's War Post-ISIS: A Race for Resources

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-20 14:58
Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Syria Noah Bonsey talks about the race for resources taking place along the Euphrates river as different sides of Syria's conflict continue to capture territory from ISIS. ...

Deir ez- Zor bid 6 martyrs farewell

ANHA - 2017-10-07 12:21
Dozens of Deir ez-Zor people bid farewell to six martyrs who fell in the ranks of the People's Protection Units (YPG)to their last resting place in the graveyard of the martyr Khader Hamadeh in the town of Abu Khashab, east of the Euphrates River. ...

Catastrophic drop in water threatens thousands’ lives in north Syria

ANHA - 2017-10-04 15:06
The Turkish government has deliberately cut off water to the Syrian lands thus the water level of the Euphrates River has decreased impacting negatively the agricultural and power outages in the region. Moreover, it threatens the lives of thousands of res ...

What is the strategic importance of Conico?

ANHA - 2017-09-27 11:41
Conico Factory for Gas in Al-Tabea town which is an island north of The Euphrates River has been liberated by SDF beside to its important strategic site which is located about 20 km east of Deir-ez-Zor city, it produces about 25% of total gas production o ...

Abu Khawla: Russian forces bombing our sites; a free service to IS

ANHA - 2017-09-26 09:55
The commander-in-chief of Deir ez-Zor Military Council’s forces Ahmed Abu Khawla said that Russia bombing their sites aims to block the progress of the Syrian Democratic Forces towards the Euphrates River, considering it "free service for IS mercenaries". ...

SDF approached Euphrates River banks

ANHA - 2017-09-19 15:30
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) approached the Euphrates River banks from the east, and they are undergoing strong clashes against IS mercenaries who are being dealt blows one by one. ...

Camels raisers flee Deir ez-Zor fearing Syrian army’s looting

ANHA - 2017-09-19 12:04
Seeking secure conditions in the liberated areas by Syrian Democratic Forces in northern Syria, Saleh al-Anzi and his relatives fled from the village of Kabbajab, south of the Euphrates River accompanied by about herd of 800 camels to the liberated areas ...

Syrian, Russian regimes attacked SDF

ANHA - 2017-09-16 12:12
DRIR EZ-ZOR- Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were exposed to an attack near al-Sinaa area eastern of the Euphrates River by the Syrian and Russian regimes’ warplanes. According to Hawar news agency who are keeping up with al-Jazeera Tempest campaign stated ...

6 fighters wounded by Russian, Syrian regimes’ bombardment

ANHA - 2017-09-16 12:12
DEIR EZ-ZOR- The aerial bombardment of the Syrian and Russian regimes on Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sites near al-Sinaa area north of the Euphrates River resulted in wounding 6 fighters in the ranks of SDF. According to the information that Hawar news ...

Within 48 hours, SDF arrived to Deir ez-Zor

ANHA - 2017-09-14 11:18
Syrian Democratic Forces made a unique progress during al-Jazeera Tempest campaign. Within 48 hours, the forces managed to reach the outskirts of Deir ez-Zor city and liberate vast areas east of the Euphrates River and cut off ISIS supply road. ...

YPJ, a pioneer, in al-Jazeera Tempest campaign

ANHA - 2017-09-11 12:20
The Women Protection Unit (YPJ) is participating in the campaign to liberate the rest of the Syrian island and eastern Euphrates river from the hand of IS mercenaries, as part of the " al-Jazeera Tempest" campaign launched by Syrian Democratic Forces. ...

Unprecedented, SDF launch 2 coinciding campaigns

ANHA - 2017-09-10 12:26
In a step which is the first of its kind, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched another campaign coinciding with al-Raqqa liberation campaign to liberate what remained from Cizîre region countryside and eastern of the Euphrates River from IS mercenaries ...

As Islamic State withers, the alliance against it is fraying

The Economist - 2017-09-01 22:08
DOWN the Euphrates river, halfway between Deir ez-Zor and Syria’s border with Iraq, lies Dura Europos, an ancient metropolis where the Parthians of Persia sparred with the Roman Empire for control of the Middle East. History, it seems, is repeating itsel ...

IS Leader al-Baghdadi Believed to Be Alive and Hiding

BAS News - 2017-08-31 22:40
ERBIL — The leader of the so-called Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be alive and hiding in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, between Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon official said on Thursday. According to General Stephen Townsend, Chie ...

The Kurds, fighting for Raqqa

Waar Media - 2017-08-16 18:45
WAAR-DUHOK: By Yousif Zawi Currently, the decision has been made for the liberation of Raqqa to be started. The strategic northern Syrian city located on Euphrates River, predominated by Arabs and selected to be the Islamic State capital. The Syrian Demo ...

Russian warning: US planes in W. Syria are targets

Roji Kurd - 2017-06-23 00:03
Roji kurd: Moscow Monday, June 19, issued a sharp warning to the United States over its operations in Syria: “Any aircraft, including planes and drones belonging to the international coalition operating west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by Russi ...

Syrian Kurds say Turkey uses water as weapon of war

KurdPress - 2017-06-14 12:49
A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Monday accused Turkey of cutting the water of the Euphrates River, causing a drop in water levels in the Kurdish town of Kobane and in Tabqa. ...

SDF seize dam west of Raqqa from Islamic State

Kom News - 2017-06-05 10:37
US-backed Syrian militias said they seized a major dam on the Euphrates river from Islamic State (IS) on Sunday, their latest gain as they push towards Raqqa city. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, said they ca ...

Advancing Towards Raqqa, SDF Recaptures Third Dam from IS

BAS News - 2017-06-04 21:42
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Sunday the liberation of another strategic dam on the Euphrates river on their way towards the Islamic State (IS)-held Raqqa. The SDF, in which the Syrian Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) pla ...

SDF forces seize dam west of Raqqa from ISIS

Waar Media - 2017-06-04 20:23
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S.-backed Syrian militias said they seized a major dam on the Euphrates river from Islamic State on Sunday, their latest gain as they push toward Raqqa city. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, said they ...

Strategic importance of al-Hurriyah Dam

ANHA - 2017-05-29 11:58
Al-Hurriyah (Baathist) River that is smaller than Euphrates River controls Euphrates River flow starting from Euphrates hydroelectric station, and it reduces the vacillation of river water level to 5,1 m. ...

Guns silent as engineers work to ease pressure on Syrian dam

Reuters - 2017-03-28 17:52
TABQA DAM, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian engineers worked on Tuesday to open spillways and ease pressure on a major dam across the Euphrates River, amid a pause in a U.S.-backed assault to capture it from Islamic State, a Reuters witness said. ...

Al-Raqqa’s Khas Ageyl village is a strategic one

ANHA - 2017-03-18 10:22
Khas Ageyl is situated 45 km southeast of al-Raqqa city, 50 km west of Deir ez-Zor city and is 7 km from Hamad Assaf silos lying on the bank of the Euphrates River, Khas Ageyl is also inhabited by around 500 of Mumarah and al-Hawas tribes’ members. ...

Wrath of Euphrates advances 19 km

ANHA - 2017-03-05 13:29
AL-RAQQA- Fighters of the Wrath of Euphrates have advanced 19 km forward northeast of the Euphrates River. According to information ANHA reporters obtained from the region, Wrath of Euphrates fighters have advanced 19 km northeast towards the Euphrates Ri ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from Manbij

KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) will withdraw from northern Syrian town of Manbij towards the east of the Euphrates River, the United States and the YPG both vowed on Nov. 16. ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG forces withdraw from Manbij, head to Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2016-11-20 21:16
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish YPG militia will pull its forces from the Syrian city of Manbij and withdraw east of the Euphrates River in order to participate in the campaign to liberate the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, it said in a state ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from Manbij

KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) will withdraw from northern Syrian town of Manbij towards the east of the Euphrates River, the United States and the YPG both vowed on Nov. 16. ...

Kurdish fighters in Rojava foil two Islamic State attacks

Waar Media - 2016-09-05 00:44
Waar, Duhok: Kurdish fighters in Rojava foiled two Islamic State attacks in villages in the east and west of Euphrates River, Hawar news agency which is close to the YPG has said. IS militants launched an attack on a YPG unit in a village in the east of E ...

Turkey threatens more strikes on Syrian Kurdish militia

The Guardian - 2016-08-29 20:36
US calls for de-escalation after Turkey shells more than a dozen targets in operation targeting Isis and YPGTurkey has said it will carry out more strikes on a Syrian Kurdish militia if it fails to retreat beyond the Euphrates river.Turkish forces pressed ...

EU describes as ‘mistake’ YPG retreat east of Euphrates

Waar Media - 2016-08-29 17:48
Waar, Duh0k: The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) forces should not retreat to the east of the Euphrates river, the EU officials said, describing as a “mistake” the retreat from the Kurdish forces. Elmar Brok, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Commi ...

US urges PYD to not cross Euphrates

KurdPress - 2016-08-27 16:05
The United States has firmly urged Syrian Kurdish groups to return to the eastern shore of the Euphrates River if it wants to continue to receive support, in line with constant calls from Turkish officials, while also expressing Washington’s support to t ...

US urges PYD to not cross Euphrates

KurdPress - 2016-08-25 11:07
The United States has firmly urged Syrian Kurdish groups to return to the eastern shore of the Euphrates River if it wants to continue to receive support, in line with constant calls from Turkish officials, while also expressing Washington’s support to t ...

PKK, Ankara reached accord over areas in Syria: source

Kurd Press - 2016-06-17 08:56
A source from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has revealed on Monday June 13 that Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) reached an agreement, with the help of the US mediation, three weeks ago over the areas in the west of Euphrates River in S ...

5 farms and a village freed in Minbic

Hawar News - 2016-06-06 00:04
Minbic– the Military Council of Minbic freed Doshan village and five farms from IS mercenaries in its campaign to free the city. Minbic fighters targeted today Doshan village and five farms 7 km west of the Euphrates river from Qarqozaq font, and conseque ...

IS Drowns 13 Fallujah Residents Attempting to Flee the City

BasNews - 2016-06-05 13:18
They were mostly women and children FALLUJAH — A number of Fallujah residents mostly consisting of women and children drowned in Euphrates river while attempting to escape Islamic state (IS) in the city. The victims lost their lives while attempting to r ...

US and Kurdish Officials Discussing Priorities in Northern Syria

BasNews - 2016-05-18 13:32
PKK, through the PYD, is attempting to convice Turkey and US over Kuridsh advances towards eastern Euphrates river and they will halt operations in southeastn Turkey ROJAVA — A US delegation has reportedly arrived in Syrian Kurdistan [Rojava] to meet wit ...
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