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French President Macron salutes SDF’s victory

French President Macron salutes SDF’s victory

ANF - 2019-03-23 14:00
French President Emmanuel Macron saluted the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who defeated ISIS. ...
French President Macron salutes SDF’s victory - ANF

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Another 11 Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-18 13:12
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 11 more Kurdish Yezidis whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) back in 2014. They are women and children who were received by Yezidi Home Organization from the administration of al-Hol and t ...

SDF victory celebrated in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-03-28 16:18
The victory of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against ISIS gangs is being celebrated in Qamishlo in a ceremony thousands attended. ...

Coalition, partner forces liberate last territory held by Daesh

CENTCOM - 2019-03-27 23:00
SOUTHWEST ASIA – The Coalition congratulates the Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of the remaining civilians under Daesh control and the elimination of Daesh’s self-proclaimed territorial caliphate in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, Syria, Ma ...

Turkey’s terror sponsorship is worse than imagined

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 15:24
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute I have written much over the years about Turkey‘s complicity with terrorism over the past decade. Interviews with a captured Islamic State prisoner, however, make clear that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s t ...

France Bans Iranian Mahan Air

BAS News - 2019-03-25 14:03
ERBIL — The French government has banned Iran’s Mahan Air on the basis of airliner’s involvement in instability in the Middle East. “Mahan Air can no longer serve French territory as of April 1,” Reuters quoted a source from French Foreign Ministry on Mo ...

Coalition, partner forces liberate last territory held by Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-24 06:14
The Coalition congratulates the Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of the remaining civilians under Daesh control and the elimination of Daesh's self-proclaimed territorial caliphate in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, Syria, March 23, 2019. Ar ...

SDF declares victory over ISIS, vows to continue their fight

ANF - 2019-03-23 14:30
SDF held a ceremony in Baghouz to declare victory over ISIS mercenaries, announcing that the fight against the gangs will continue. ...

Breaking news: Our forces (SDF) are Flying their flags over AL-Bagous and declare the victory over ISIS

SDF Press - 2019-03-23 09:52
Our forces are flying their flags over AL-Bagous and declare the military victory over ISIS after six years of continuous war and great sacrifices. This victory would not have been achieved without the sacrifices of thousands of martyrs and wounded heroes ...

SDF Declares Full Victory over IS in Baghouz

BAS News - 2019-03-23 08:58
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) officially announced on Saturday the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Syria as the Kurdish fighters had launched an operation to liberate the last militant group territor ...

“Let’s crown the hunger strike resistance with victory on Newroz”

ANF - 2019-03-20 16:33
HPG guerrillas said Newroz is a day of emerging from the darkness into the light and added: “Let’s crown the hunger strike resistance with victory on Newroz.” ...

Australia: Erdogan’s comments are highly offensive

ANF - 2019-03-20 13:03
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison protested Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s comments on the New Zealand massacre and said they were “highly reckless, offensive and insulting” ...

SDF controls ISIS tent camp in Baghouz, but no victory yet

Rûdaw - 2019-03-19 13:01
Clashes are continuing, said SDF's Mustafa Bali ...

SDF’s two-month balance sheet of battle against ISIS

ANF - 2019-03-17 11:53
29.600 ISIS mercenaries and families have surrendered to SDF. ...

Syria: Yezidi Woman, 14 Children Freed from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-06 19:35
ERBIL - A Yezidi woman and 14 children were liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The 15 civilians were freed from the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor where the militant group is losing the las ...

SDF Says 3,000 People Evacuated from Syria's Baghuz

BAS News - 2019-03-05 21:09
ERBIL - At least 3,000 people were evacuated on Tuesday from the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in a statement. Mustafa Bali, a spokesperson for the SDF, wrote on his Twitter account that 500 mili ...

Evacuations in Baghouz continue as thousands have surrendered

ANF - 2019-03-05 14:13
Evacuations continue in the Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) final operation against ISIS gangs in the Baghouz village. ...

Nearly 150 IS Militants Surrender to SDF in Baghouz: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
ERBIL — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed that nearly 150 Islamic State (IS) militants surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria on Monday. The surrendering of the IS jihadists comes as the Kurdish-led SDF f ...

SDF Slowing Down Offensive on Last IS Enclave for Civilian Lives

BAS News - 2019-03-04 13:45
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday that it has begun to slow down the pace of its military operation aiming at the liberation of the last Islamic State (IS) pocket in Syria. “We’re slowing down the offensive in Baghouz due to a sma ...

SDF Expects “Decisive Battle” as Advancing into Last IS Bastion in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-03 08:57
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is advancing deep into the last small area of the Syrian territories held by the Islamic State (IS), expecting more decisive battles with the jihadists. Following days of delaying an operation in order to evacua ...