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Military operation in Lice and Kulp

Military operation in Lice and Kulp

ANF - 2019-07-07 16:07
a military operation was launched in Lice and Kulp with thousands of soldiers deployed. ...
Military operation in Lice and Kulp - ANF

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria

Reuters - 2019-07-25 18:00
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates river in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation. ...

The Local administration and municipalities meet with residents of AL-Mansoura town

SDF Press - 2019-07-23 00:23
The committee of local administration and municipalities in the Civil Council of Tabqa organized a public meeting in Mansoura town this morning in the presence of the members of the People’s House, communes and a huge number of residents of the town and i ...

Turkish Embassy spying in Sri Lanka exposed with leak of critics’ names – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-07-18 16:53

Turkey begins second phase of operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announced the start of “Operation Claw-2” to destroy caves and shelters used by member ...

Six Civilians Arrested in Mahabad and Oshnavieh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Following further arrests of Kurdish civilians in various cities, five civilians in Mahabad and another one in Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) were arrested by security forces. KHRN… ...

Operation, house raids and ID checks in Hani

ANF - 2019-07-13 18:12
Homes were raided and 693 people were checked for IDs in tandem with the Turkish army operation in Hani. ...

Turkey could begin new military operation in Syria after receiving S-400 missile system – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-12 20:19

Six detained in Siirt and Kurtalan

ANF - 2019-07-12 12:31
Six people, including DTK and DBP executives, were detained in raids in Siirt and Kurtalan provinces. ...

Turkey to begin military operation in Syria after S-400s installed - report | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-12 10:32

HDP delegation went to Lice

ANF - 2019-07-12 09:59
An HDP delegation has gone to Lice to carry out an investigation about the fires directly linked to the military operation underway in the area. ...

Festival in Rojava strengthens coexistence with display of various cultural dress, traditions

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-09 19:47

The people’s Municipality in Raqqa launches the fifth phase of (we will light it) project

SDF Press - 2019-07-08 02:01
Raqqa – The lighting committee in the People’s Municipality in Raqqa completes its project, which was launched by (we will light it) project in Raqqa city and target lighting all the streets of the city. The director of lighting in the People’s Municipali ...

HRW Warns of Degrading Conditions for Thousands of Detainees in Iraqi Prisons

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Human Rights Watch has expressed concerns over the deteriorating conditions at the Iraqi prisons were thousands of people are held, mostly on terrorism charges. According to a detailed report by the HRW, most of the overcrowded prisons are in Nin ...

HDP and HDK members detained in Ankara and Urfa

ANF - 2019-07-06 08:51
HDP and HDK members detained following house raids in Ankara and Urfa. ...

Hashd al-Shaabi ‘tightening noose’ around ISIS in Khanaqin

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 23:41
The operation was launched Thursday to fill the security vacuum ...

Israeli Jets Target Syrian Military Positions: Report

BAS News - 2019-07-01 02:07
ERBIL - Israeli jets targeted on early Monday certain Syrian military positions in Homs and the outskirts of Damascus with missiles, the Military said in a statement. The Syrian air defense confronted the attack which had been launched from the Lebanese ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed on Iraqi-Syrian Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-30 23:48
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) jihadists were killed on Sunday on the borders between Iraq and Syria. The two were targeted by the forces of the Defense Ministry during a military operation in the region. The ministry explained in a statement tha ...

Tabqa unites its forces in a military council

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 17:03
Tabqa -Tabqa forces, in coordination with the General Command of SDF, announced the formation of its military council in a ceremony attended by leaders of SDF, Women’s Protection Units, International Coalition Forces, members and representatives of commit ...

Turkey says it has ‘neutralized’ 43 Kurdish PKK militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-08 22:03
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) had been “neutralized” as part of an operation Ankara launched in Iraqi Kurdistan region 13 days ago. The Turkish military launched what it ...

Turkish warplanes bombed Lice's countryside

ANF - 2019-06-08 10:07
Turkish warplanes bombed the countryside around the neighbourhood of Çavundur in Lice. After the bombing, a military operation was launched in the region. ...