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Russian forces deployed to deconflict between YPG and FSA

Russian forces deployed to deconflict between YPG and FSA - Rûdaw

Clashes between regime and mercenaries in northern countryside of Aleppo

ANHA - 2017-09-30 16:49
ALEPPO – Violent clashes broke out between the mercenary groups and the Syrian regime forces in both the Kufra Hamera and Al-Malah villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo. Violent clashes broke out between the forces of the Syrian regime stationed ...

UN Offers Mediation Between Erbil and Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-09-29 15:12
ERBIL — As the Iraqi government preparing to practically take action against Kurdistan Region in retaliation for the Monday’s independence referendum, the United Nations has offered to help deescalating the tensions between Erbil and Baghdad. The Special ...

Direct Flights Between Erbil and Urmia to Resume

BAS News - 2017-09-23 15:31
ERBIL — Iranian authorities have ensured that direct flights between Urmia and Erbil will soon be resumed after a temporary halt. Ahmed Montazemi, head of a provincial office for Iran’s Foreign Ministry in Urmia, confirmed the report and told Fars News A ...

Turkey sends more forces to Syrian border

KurdPress - 2017-09-18 08:46
Turkey deployed more forces to the border with Syria amid tension between Ankara and Washington over Kurdish militants in northern Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. ...

Schools; witnesses to destruction in al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-09-12 16:30
The schools of the canton of al-Shahba have become witnesses to the fierce battles and explosions rather than evidence of the rise and spread of education of generations because of the damage caused by the conflict between the forces that followed the con ...

Russian Companies Eye Investment in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-06 16:53
ERBIL—The Russian companies hope to invest in and develop trade exchange with the Kurdistan Region, stated the representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to Moscow. Speaking to BasNews on Wednesday, Khoshawi Mala Ibrahim said following RussNe ...

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 ...

Iranian former ambassador climbs mountain in Kurdish suit

KurdPress - 2017-08-31 12:34
Iranian former Ambassador to Baghdad, Hassan Danaei Far mounted Damavand Mountain in an attempt to honor the Peshmerga and Pasdar forces who were martyred in a joint operation against former Baath Regime dictator Saddam Hussein forces in 1987. Reporter’s ...

Turkish occupation bombing, revolutionary forces responding

ANHA - 2017-08-31 12:24
AL-SHABBA _The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries continue to bomb the villages and towns in the region of Afrin, where the occupation army and its mercenaries targeted the village of Sheikh Issa during the last two days with hundreds of rockets ...