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Syrian Kurdish forces raid restive Arab town in east

Syrian Kurdish forces raid restive Arab town in east

Citynews1130 - 2019-05-15 20:19

Syrian Kurdish forces raid restive Arab town in east - Citynews1130

Kurdish Political Parties Condemn Ongoing Crisis in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-22 14:18
ERBIL — A number of Kurdish political parties gathered on Wednesday in Erbil to decry the recent crisis in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. The parties said the situation is beyond acceptable, and that they have urged the Kurdistan Region Go ...

Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 14:25
DEIR al-ZOR,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the cen ...

Syrian Kurdish forces raid restive Arab town in east | Vancouver Sun

Vancouversun - 2019-05-15 19:56

Kurdish-led authority: Damascus stirring tensions in east Syria – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-05-14 23:45

Kurdish-led authority - Damascus stirring tensions in east Syria | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-05-14 21:56

Our forces arrest a dangerous terrorist in Silok Town

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
On May 13, 2019, the Syrian democratic forces, together with Coalition forces, carried out a successful raid in Silok area which is located north Syria. They arrested Talal Shaneir, known as Abu Hammam, the terrorist who is responsible for murder and exto ...

Kurdish-led authority - Damascus stirring tensions in east Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-14 19:14

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

Kurdish Forces Capture Over 45 Kg of Heroin

BAS News - 2019-05-13 22:20
ERBIL - The Kurdish security forces captured on Monday over 45 kilograms of heroin while arresting a band of illegal drug traffickers. According to a statement by the General Directorate of Combatting Narcotics in Akre district near Erbil province, the b ...

Iraqi Overcrowded Jails May Give Birth to New Militant Group: Expert

BAS News - 2019-05-12 00:24
ERBIL - Iraqi experts have warned of the emergence of a new militant group as Baghdad has been continuing to receive a great number of Islamic State (IS) detainees from the Syrian Kurdish forces. Apart from capturing thousands of insurgents during the li ...

Coalition and Iraqi forces attack ISIS sleeper cells in Hamrin mountains

The Defense Post - 2019-05-01 06:42
CJTF-OIR and Iraqi forces attacked ISIS sleeper cells in northern Iraq, destroying tunnel systems, buildings, caves, and command positions The post Coalition and Iraqi forces attack ISIS sleeper cells in Hamrin mountains appeared first on The Defense Pos ...

Iraqi Forces Arrest Off-Duty Peshmerga in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-30 16:23
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have reportedly arrested a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter while off duty in the disputed province of Kirkuk. Unofficial sources claimed that Rebaz Rasoul, 27, was arrested by Iraqi security forces earlier on Saturday. Secretary G ...

Over 50 Syrian Government Forces, Allies Killed, Injured by Jihadists

BAS News - 2019-04-27 23:32
ERBIL - Over 50 Syrian government forces and allied fighters were either killed or injured in two separate attacks carried out by two jihadist groups early on Saturday, a monitor said. According to a statement by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ...

Syrian Kurdish forces declare victory over ISIS in Syria - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-25 07:46

The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
With a revolutionary spirit The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces began its work almost a year ago solving the problems of civilians, believing in the importance of social justice. The office followed some pressing issues, some of th ...

Syrian Kurds to React If Damascus Attacks: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-04-21 13:15
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish forces are ready to strongly repel any military attacks by the Syrian regime, said the spokesperson for People’s Protection Units (YPG). Speaking to Kurdistan 24, Nouri Mohammed said the Kurdish forces will defeat any threat co ...

The relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces reconciles with Sharabiyan clan

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 20:51
Hasaka – In cooperation with the Senate council the relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces managed to resolve the issue of the death of the child Saadoun al-Bader a member of the Sharabiyan clan. The child was killed by a stray bullet about a year a ...