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Russian news agency: US sends 60 trucks of military equipment to SDF

Russian news agency: US sends 60 trucks of military equipment to SDF

Waar Media - 2017-08-21 19:24
WAAR-DUHOK: According to the report, the US sent heavy weapons and armored vehicles to the SDF, which also includes the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), as part of Raqqa operations. One SDF member said the US also sent small Toyota trucks for fig ...
Russian news agency: US sends 60 trucks of military equipment to SDF - Waar Media

US will continue with YPG after Raqqa operation: commander

KurdPress - 2017-09-03 13:57
Outgoing U.S. army Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the Iraq-based commander of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS), has made it clear that Washington will continue to cooperate with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) ...

Arrest of a Kurdish driver in northern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-28 18:08
According to a report from Kurdistan Human Rights Association and News Agency (Daily Kurd), which was released yesterday, a Kurdistan bus driver in the north of Kurdistan, Mahmoud Ghahraman, was arrested for wearing a t-shirt, written on it, Kurdistan. Ac ...

The tale of a farewell to arms / Fatih Cekirge

KurdPress - 2017-08-28 11:29
The U.S. claims that it will retrieve 1,000 trucks of weaponry after giving them to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), once the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) ends. Is it possible to believe this? ...

A map of SDF’s control in Al Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-08-27 15:13
A map published by the Hawar news agency for the first time shows the progress of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the city of Raqqa and the latest developments in addition to the points of engagement and clashes and the liberated neighborhoods till this m ...

Arrest of Kurdish girl in the Bane

Hengaw - 2017-08-25 03:00
Hengaw: a human rights news agency reported that a Kurdish woman, Sara Rostami, 28, was arrested on August 21 by the Iranian The post Arrest of Kurdish girl in the Bane appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Turkish occupation bombard the village of Iska in Afrin

ANHA - 2017-08-21 17:33
Afrin – The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries at the moment are bombarding the village of Iska in the Şêrewa district in the Afrin region with missiles and heavy weapons. According to correspondent of the Hawar news agency, the Turkish occupatio ...

US-backed Iraqi forces launch operation to retake Tal Afar from ISIS

Aranews - 2017-08-21 04:00
ARA News The US-led Global Coalition against ISIS welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi’s statement on Sunday announcing the launch of the offensive to liberate Tal Afar and the remainder of Ninewah province and northern Iraq from ISIS militants, said U.S. ...

US sends 112 truckloads of military equipment to YPG

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 10:22
The US has sent 112 more truckloads of military equipment to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Tuesday. ...

US Provides List of Weapons Sent to YPG

BAS News - 2017-08-03 21:07
ERBIL — The United States has rejected the media reports claiming that Washington had sent “tanks” and “hundreds of truckloads of weapons” to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG). “The majority of U.S. military assistance, which consists pr ...

Turkey arrests British who volunteered with YPG forces

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 18:12
WAAR-DUHOK: A former British soldier has been arrested in Turkey for fighting alongside the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria. Joe Robinson, 24, a British national from Lancashire was arrested along with his girlfriend and her mother while ...

YPG may leave Raqqa operation if Turkish attacks continue: commander

KurdPress - 2017-07-30 13:23
A commander of Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the largest component of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated that the forces may leave the coalition operation in Raqqa if Turkish forces continue to attack Kurdish-dominated regions ...

At least 11 YPG fighters killed in clashes with IS in Raqqa

KurdPress - 2017-07-30 13:23
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said on Saturday that at least 11 of their fighters have been killed in renewed clashes with Islamic State’s (IS) extremists in Syria’s northern Raqqa city. ...