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Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead – Middle East Monitor

Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-10 07:53

Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead – Middle East Monitor - Middleeastmonitor

Rebaz Hamlan: The ratio of trade movement between Iraq and Iran is estimated at 60%.

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 11:15
Kurdistan Region Government Finance Minister Rebaz Hamlan; announces international and secondary border ports, and the ratio of trade movement between Iraq and Iran, and he estimates the trade movements between the two countries at 60%. The post Rebaz Ha ...

Pompeo "optimistic" about deal between Turkey and Syrian Kurds | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-14 01:46

Mike Pompeo 'optimistic' clashes between Turkey and SDF can be avoided | TODAY.NG

Today - 2019-01-13 08:19

Syrian Army Reinforces Positions in Northern Areas

BAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - Syrian army has deployed new military convoys from the province of Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria to the northern province of Hama, locals reported on Saturday. "Massive military convoys of the Syrian Army comprising of hundreds of soldiers from di ...

Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

Reuters - 2019-01-12 21:27
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was optimistic that a "good outcome" could be reached between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish groups, after speaking to the Turkish foreign minister. ...

U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Syrian government to talk, Russia says

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 18:02
MOSCOW,— Russia said on Friday it was important for Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government to start talking to each other in light of U.S. plans to withdraw its forces from Syria. Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t ...

Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-01-08 19:15

Turkey says US support for Syrian Kurdish YPG a ‘big mistake’ – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-08 17:31

Bolton arrives in Turkey amid tensions over U.S. withdrawal from Syria

NBC News - 2019-01-08 12:16
The Trump administration is seeking assurances that Turkey will not attack Kurds after U.S. troops leave. ...

Air flights between Erbil and Amed to start

Waar Media - 2019-01-04 18:45
The air flight between Erbil and Amed will start, which will strengthen the trade between Kurdistan Region and Turkey. “Erbil and Amed air flights will start on coming February,” said Waar correspondent Nail Kadirhan on behalf of head chamber of commerce ...

International Coalition denies reports of Syrian army arrival in Manbij city

Waar Media - 2018-12-29 19:17
“The international coalition fighting against ISIS denied any changes in the situation in Manbij, continuing that Syrian army did not enter Manbij and did not raise Surian flag in the city,” announced International coalition. “Despite incorrect informati ...

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. ...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Reuters - 2018-12-28 14:18
The Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northwest Syria on Friday, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town from the threat of Turkish attacks. ...

Syrian army responds to YPG’s call

ANF - 2018-12-28 11:51
The Syrian army has responded to the YPG’s call on the Syrian government against the Turkish state’s threats of invasion, and announced that the army has entered Manbij. ...

Fierce clashes between SDF and ISIS in Shafaa and al-Sousse

ANF - 2018-12-22 13:16
Reports of heavy fighting between SDF and ISIS in Deir ez-Zor territory. ...

Intense clashes between SDF and ISIS in Hajin

ANF - 2018-12-14 13:55
Intense clashes continue between the ISIS gangs and SDF fighters engaged in an operation in Hajin, the last significant piece of land ISIS gangs control. ...