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Why eastern Syria matters to everyone in the Middle East - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Why eastern Syria matters to everyone in the Middle East - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-12-31 09:09

Why eastern Syria matters to everyone in the Middle East - Middle East - Jerusalem Post - Jpost

US Withdrawal Announcement Continues to Reverberate in the Middle East | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | David Israel | 15 Tevet 5779 – December 23, 2018 | JewishPress.com

Jewishpress - 2019-01-15 12:35

The appointments of John Bolton and Mike Pompeo in the US bring us closer to war in the Middle East | The Independent

Independent - 2019-01-14 02:27

Thousands marched in the Basque country for political prisoners

ANF - 2019-01-13 18:09
The main demands of the march were that the prisoners are brought to jails in the Basque country and the release of ill prisoners. ...

Eastern Syria: Over 30 SDF Fighters Killed in IS Attack

BAS News - 2019-01-08 13:47
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) jihadists carried out simultaneous attacks on multiple fronts against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in eastern Syria, killing at least 33 fighters, a monitoring group reported. The SDF is leading the battle in th ...

Airstrike on IS-held village in eastern Syria kills 10

Seattle Times - 2019-01-04 18:02
BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike on a village held by the Islamic State group in the country’s east on Friday killed at least 10 people including four children as the offensive on the last area held by the extremists in Syria intensifies, Syria’s state news ag ...

Why Eastern Syria Matters to Everyone in the Middle East :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-01-04 14:08

US and Egypt agree to continue cooperation in Syria, Yemen, Libya

ANF - 2019-01-02 12:33
The two leaders discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and the joint efforts to restore stability in the region in order to reach political solutions to the current crises, especially in Libya, Syria and Yemen. ...

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-28 15:02
As U.S. leadership of the international order fades, more countries are seeking to bolster their influence by meddling in foreign conflicts. In this new era of limit testing, Crisis Group’s President Robert Malley lists the Ten Conflicts to Watch in 2019 ...

Erdogan says Turkey has no business in Syria's Manbij if YPG militia leaves

Reuters - 2018-12-28 14:18
Turkey will have nothing left to do in the Syrian town of Manbij once "terrorist organizations" leave the area, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, hours after the Syrian army said it had entered the town. ...

YPG Calls on Damascus to Stand Against the “Turkish Invasion”

BAS News - 2018-12-28 14:14
ERBIL — Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) called on the Syrian regime to stand against a possible Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas in the north of Syria. The call came after the YPG announced that its forces withdrew from Ma ...

Tribal leaders call on people to counter Turkey's threats

ANF - 2018-12-27 09:39
“The world public opinion should know that radical terrorist groups would threaten the security of the world again and DAESH terrorists would spread to Europe in the event that Turkey invaded northern and eastern Syria." ...

Offering condolences duty to the relatives of two martyrs in the campaign of (Al-Jazeera storm)

SDF Press - 2018-12-26 23:31
Al-Tabqa_ (the Martyrs Families Office), affiliated to SDF and the Martyrs Families Council, and some representatives of the civil administration of Al-Tabqa town offered the condolences to the martyrs’ relatives who passed away in Al-Jazeera storm campai ...

ISIS sprung to action in Iraq's disputed territories

ANF - 2018-12-26 12:40
Following Erdogan’s threats against Northern Syria, ISIS has sprung to action in the disputed territories in Iraq, Kirkuk and Diyala. ...

Visit to one of the Christians families in Al-Tabqa in the occasion of new charistmas

SDF Press - 2018-12-25 21:23
Al-Tabqa_on Tuesday, representatives of SDF and the civil administration of Al-Tabqa has visited one of the Christian families in the town for the occasion of the new Christmas, emphasizing the importance of fraternity principals and the solidarity among ...

SDF: US’s Decision to Withdraw from Syria a “Stab in the Back”

BAS News - 2018-12-19 21:51
ERBIL - The Democratic Union Party (PYD) has expressed deep concerns over Washington's decision of withdrawing its forces from Syria, a monitor group said on Wednesday. The Syrian Democratic Party (SDF), in the meantime, has mentioned the sudden move as ...

Another Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death in KRG-Iran Border Areas

BAS News - 2018-12-18 22:11
ERBIL - Another Kurdish porter, also known as Kolber, has frozen to death in the Kurdistan Region border areas, a monitoring group said on Tuesday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the Kurdish porter lost his life due to cold weather in ...

The outcome of Engagements in the “battle to defeat terrorism” during the previous three days

SDF Press - 2018-12-05 17:32
In the context of the continuation of the battle to defeat terrorism in order to eliminate the remnants of Daesh organization in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, strong engagements broke out between our fighters and terrorists. After the latter atte ...