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Pro-Turkish fighters reinforce near Manbij city in northern Syria

Pro-Turkish fighters reinforce near Manbij city in northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2018-12-26 19:11
JARABULUS,— Pro-Turkish armed mercenary groups have reinforced their presence on the outskirts of the Kurdish majority city of Manbij in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) as Ankara threatens a new offensive against Kurdish forces, sources said Wednesday. ...
Pro-Turkish fighters reinforce near Manbij city in northern Syria - E-Kurd

Volunteers leave food for wild animals in snowy Kurdistan mountains

The Kurdish Project - 2019-01-24 11:36
Due to excessive snowfall and cold temperatures, they took up the task of trying to assist local wildlife in the unforgiving weather. The post Volunteers leave food for wild animals in snowy Kurdistan mountains appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

US Forces Send Message to Iran by Walking on Streets in Baghdad: Official

BAS News - 2019-01-06 13:43
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker said on Sunday that the United States has sent Iran a message by sending its troops to walk on the public streets in central Baghdad to remind their presence on the ground. On Saturday (5th January), a group of US forces, accomp ...

Pro-Turkish rebels reinforce near city in northern Syria

France24 - 2019-01-02 14:56

Over 60 Kurdish Migrants Died in Five Years: Official

BAS News - 2019-01-01 17:09
ERBIL - Kurdistan Federation of Migrants revealed on Tuesday that a total of 64 Kurdish migrants have lost their lives on the their way to Europe in the past five years. Thousands of people from Iraq and Kurdistan Region have fled to the European countri ...

US Forces Evacuate First Warehouse in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-12-30 12:42
ERBIL — Military personnel of the United States have evacuated the first warehouse in the Syrian Kurdish province of Hasakah, media reports claimed. According to a source cited by Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency, the 4,306-square-foot warehouse on the b ...

Key Events: Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan since 2011

E-Kurd - 2018-12-29 17:06
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have changed their stance since the start of the conflict in 2011, from cautious support for the uprising against the regime to calling for its help to counter a threatened Turkish offensive. Here is a recap of ...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij area after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Reuters - 2018-12-29 00:34
The Syrian army deployed forces near Manbij in northern Syria on Friday, a war monitor and a U.S. official said, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town, where U.S. forces operate, from the threat of a Turkish offensive. ...

Pro-Turkish rebels reinforce near city in northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2018-12-27 12:43
"Military operations haven't started -- there are no clashes or skirmishes," ...

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Dailystar - 2018-12-27 11:09

SDF Hands Over a Town Near Manbij to the Syrian Regime: Report

BAS News - 2018-12-25 17:08
ERBIL - The Syrian regime forces have entered the country's region of Manbij in coordination with the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) to prevent the expected Turkish operation against the Kurdish forces in the area. The PYD leaders have reach ...

Turkey deploys troops near Kurdish stronghold in Syria

The New Mail - 2018-12-24 06:16
Turkey deployed hundreds of troops near a Kurdish stronghold in Syria Sunday, in the wake of the United States announcing plans to withdraw from the country. A Turkish military column… The post Turkey deploys troops near Kurdish stronghold in Syria appea ...

Turkey bolsters troops in Ankara-controlled areas of Syrian Kurdistan: war monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-12-23 14:00
BEIRUT,— Turkey on Saturday sent military reinforcements to the Ankara-controlled areas of Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) near an area controlled by Kurdish forces as Ankara threatens to carry out a fresh offensive to wipe them out, a war monitor said ...

Heavy clashes breakout between Turkish-backed rebels and Kurdish forces in northern Syria

Almasdarnews - 2018-12-21 22:46

Kurdish political parties in Northern Syria call for unity

ANF - 2018-12-21 13:02
Kurdish political parties in Northern Syria issued a statement about the Turkish threats to occupy their territory and called for people to be united. ...

US and French troops withdraw from Manbij area in northern Syria: SDF

Almasdarnews - 2018-12-20 03:46

US, French Military Withdraw From Manbij Area in Northern Syria - SDF Source - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-12-20 03:22

PKK threaten Turkey for launching a military operation against the Kurds in northern Syria.

Waar Media - 2018-12-16 19:49
PKK threatened strongly if Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurds in northern Syria. “The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the preparations for a military operation targeting east of the Euphrates,” said the member of PK ...

EU Urges Turkey to Refrain from Military Incursion into Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-16 09:54
ERBIL — EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday urged the Turkish government to avoid any unilateral actions in the area as Ankara threatens to conduct a new military operation against the US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces. “We expect the Tu ...

Kurdish women in Syrian Kurdistan march to end gender-based violence

E-Kurd - 2018-11-26 20:39
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Hundreds of female protesters took to the streets of the Syrian the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Sunday to call for an end to violence against women. Women carried photos of Rojava revolution ...