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Turkey and US to Secure Manbij: FM

Turkey and US to Secure Manbij: FM

BAS News - 2018-03-13 20:33
ERBIL — Turkey and the United States will oversee the withdrawal of Syrian-Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters from the town of Manbij in northern Syria and their soldiers will provide security for the region, Hürriyet Daily News quoted Turk ...
Turkey and US to Secure Manbij: FM - BAS News

Six Turkish Soldiers Killed, Wounded by YPG in Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-07 10:50
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) killed four Turkish soldiers, and injured two more troops in the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria overnight on Friday, according to sources. The Kurdistan Workers' Party' (PKK) media outlets said t ...

Afrin.. Number of Turkish soldiers killed by YPG fighters

Waar Media - 2018-03-31 21:47
WAAR-DUHOK: A number of Turkish soldiers were killed as their tank was destroyed by the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, said the party. The clash erupted between the Turkish troops and the YPG fighters in Bilbila and its ...

YPG Destroys Turkish Tank, Kills Wounds Seven Troops: Party

BAS News - 2018-03-31 13:49
ERBIL - A number of Turkish soldiers were killed as their tank was destroyed by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, said the party. The clash erupted between the Turkish troops and the YPG fighters in Bilbila and its vil ...

Turkey vows to expand operation against Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-03-19 23:18
AFRIN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Turkey vowed Monday to expand its operation in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria to other Kurdish areas after its troops and allied forces seized control of the city of Afrin in a major blow to the Kurds. A day after T ...

YPG: Turkey Attempts to Eliminate Kurds in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-14 11:08
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) stated that Turkey is trying to replace the civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria with the families of Syrian opposition groups, warning to target anyone who enters the area. The Tur ...

YPG to Withdraw from Manbij: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-12 22:45
ERBIL — Turkey and the United Stated have reportedly reached an agreement and the US has agreed that YPG will withdraw from Manbij to eastern Euphrates. Turkey and the US decided to set up commissions to work on the disputes they have, and the first meet ...

‘Occupation air force forced us to resort to city center’

ANHA - 2018-03-12 10:35
SHARAFEIN MUSTAFA AFRIN- Turkish occupation army air planes and its mercenaries forced them to leave their homes and property, to resort to unoccupied houses and shops and shelters within the center of Afrin city to be close to their villages, bear all th ...

YPG Hits Turkish Helicopter North of Syria: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-01 17:42
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters have reportedly hit a Turkish attack helicopter amid fierce clashes on the Turkish-Rojava border. Citing a source close to the Syrian Kurdish forces from Afrin, Sputnik said a Turkish A1 ...

Turkey Targets Convoy Carrying Civilians to Afrin: YPG

BAS News - 2018-02-23 23:52
ERBIL — Brusk Heseke, a spokesperson of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) slammed Turkish assault on a convoy that was carrying civilians whom had come from Jazeer and Euphrates to Afrin region to support to the city. Civilian who wanted ...

YPG: 3 Foreign Fighters Killed in Clashes with Turkey, IS

BAS News - 2018-02-19 00:06
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Sunday confirmed that three foreign fighters were killed by Turkey in the battle of Afrin and in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Deir ez-Zor. The YPG named the fighters as French n ...

US: No Heavy Weapons Ever Given to YPG

BAS News - 2018-02-15 18:12
ERBIL — The United States has made it clear that it had never given heavy arms to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to be taken back now at the request of Turkey. Ankara, which is now leading a massive military operation against the Syri ...

WATCH: YPG Destroys Turkish Artillery in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-12 10:34
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) released a video of their fighters carrying out a missile attack on a Turkish army unit in northern Syria.YPG on Sunday published a footage which shows a missile attack being conducted on a Turki ...

Assad Regime Aids Kurds Against Turkey: Report

BAS News - 2018-02-11 22:25
ERBIL — The Syrian government has been helping the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) against the Turkish army and its-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) attacks, according to Reuters. The government shows no sign of doing so, but it is providing ...