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US increases military support to Kurdish-led forces in Syria

US increases military support to Kurdish-led forces in Syria

Aranews - 2017-07-30 01:18
ARA News The United States has increased its military support to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in a step to accelerate the anti-ISIS Raqqa campaign, military sources reported on Saturday. A spokesman for the SDF confirmed to ARA News th ...
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Syrian Democratic Forces announce liberation of 60% of Raqqa city

Aranews - 2017-08-17 03:28
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 60% of Raqqa city since the launch of a major operation against Islamic State’s (ISIS) extremists in the key city on June 6, 2017. Talal Silo, the SDF’s official spokesman, said that ...

US-led coalition denies delivery of tanks to Syrian Democratic Forces

Aranews - 2017-08-05 01:44
ARA News Coalition spokesperson Ryan Dillon on Thursday denied reports that the US-led coalition is providing tanks to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). “If that is the question and you had asked about the SDF receiving tanks from the Unite ...

Rojava administration trains hundreds of fighters in Afrin

Aranews - 2017-08-03 03:20
ARA News The Defense and Self-Protection Commission in Afrin area of Rojava-Northern Syria has trained hundreds of military recruits to protect the area, military sources reported on Wednesday. The Rojava Self-Administration confirmed that 765 youths hav ...

Syrian Democratic Forces capture more ground in Raqqa

Aranews - 2017-08-02 02:34
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday made new gains in the fight against ISIS militants in Raqqa city, advancing in two neighbourhoods. The SDF leadership said that advances continue in the neighbourhoods of Nazlah Shehada a ...

HRW Urges US to Halt Military Support for Iraqi Army’s 16th Devision

BAS News - 2017-07-27 16:20
ERBIL — Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Thursday on the US government to suspend its military support to the Iraqi army’s 16th devision, saying the army has executed several dozen of prisoners in Mosul’s Old City and committed crimes. “The US governme ...

Syrian Democratic Forces advance in Raqqa, hit ISIS defences

Aranews - 2017-07-27 04:00
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday made new gains in the battle for Raqqa city after heavy clashes with Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants. The US-backed forces seized more ground in Raqqa city after hitting ISIS’s defences. ...

LGBT unit joins Kurdish forces in fight against ISIS extremists in Syria

Aranews - 2017-07-26 19:18
ARA News A group of volunteer fighters have joined the ranks of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the fight against ISIS extremists. The group announced the first LGBT brigade formed to combat Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists. The Queer I ...

U.S. delivers drones to Kurdish –led Syrian forces

KurdPress - 2017-07-26 14:12
According to reports released by Syrian media the U.S. has sent drones to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that is fighting against the Islamic State (IS) in Raqqa. ...