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Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows French support in fight against Daesh | Arab News

Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows French support in fight against Daesh | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-19 14:32

Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows French support in fight against Daesh | Arab News - Arabnews

SDF: 42 terrorists captured in operations against ISIS cells

ANF - 2019-05-17 17:06
42 terrorists have been captured in operations against ISIS cells. ...

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants

Reuters - 2019-05-17 03:11
China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people. ...

France Pledges Continued Support to Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-04-20 11:00
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron Received a delegation from Syrian Kurdistan on Friday and promised to continue supporting the war against the remaining Islamic State (IS) jihadists. The presidency office confirmed that a delegation from the Kurd ...

Turkey angered by Macron’s meeting with Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 09:18
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Turkey’s foreign ministry. Macron assured the Kurdish envoys of French su ...

Macron meets Kurds, vows French support | The Daily Star

Thedailystar - 2019-04-20 07:35

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 ...

Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows French support in fight against IS

France24 - 2019-04-19 14:32

Syrian Kurds fear return of Assad regime control

E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 19:29
QAMISHLO. Syrian Kurdistan,— At first glance, it seems as though life has returned to normal in the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), in Syria’s northeast. Even though the wind-down of anti-ISIS operations last month and Turkey’ ...

Trump Vetoes Resolution On Ending US Support in Yemen

Waar Media - 2019-04-17 12:45
WAAR_DUHOK President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution Tuesday that called for the U.S. to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. “This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of ...

“I went on the first tank that returned to Al Alam when it was liberated.” Meet Um Qusay, the woman who took up arms in the fight against Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 00:18
Um Qusay is something of a celebrity. A billboard with her picture greets travellers to Al Alam, an Iraqi town about 180km northwest of Baghdad. When she walks the streets, people stop and ask her for selfies. She first came to prominence during the 2014 ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

Japan’s support for peacemaking in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-12 15:55
Article Japan’s support for peacemaking in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Syrian Kurds Announce Deal to Return 31,000 Displaced Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Kurds announced on Thursday that they had reached an agreement with Baghdad for returning some 31,000 displaced Iraqis, the majority of whom are women and children, from northeastern Syria to Iraq. "A delegation from the Iraq ...

Syrian Kurds urge world to take back foreign Islamic State jihadists

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 11:38
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds warned Sunday that the thousands of foreign jihadists they have detained in their fight against the Islamic State group are a time-bomb the international community urgently needs to defuse. Speaking a day after ...

SDF says over 11,000 of its forces killed in fight against the Islamic State

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-23 21:25

Syria Kurds say ‘new phase’ begins in fight against IS » Manila Bulletin News

MB - 2019-03-23 15:52

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. ...