Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Latest news

Ceasefire

SDF officials deny ceasefire deal to stop fighting near Tal Tamir

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-17 20:38

Turkey's president says he will 'never declare a ceasefire' - CNN

CNN - 2019-11-16 11:14

Turkey sanctions bills likely to move despite ceasefire

Rollcall - 2019-11-16 08:36

Impeachment Hearings, Turkey Syria Ceasefire: This week on "Face the Nation" October 27, 2019 - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-11-15 03:04

Why does Turkey attack the Kurds?

E-Kurd - 2019-11-14 20:19
Shakhawan Shorash | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The USA-Turkey agreement on a ceasefire and, later, between Turkey and Russia, is the result of Turkey’s illegal invasion of October 9, 2019 in northeastern Syria, also known as “Rojava” (West, referring to west ...

Five things you need to know: Turkey agrees ceasefire deal with US to make Kurds withdraw

Newstatesman - 2019-11-14 18:37

Turkey Bombards Syrian Town During Erdogan-Trump Meeting: SDF

BAS News - 2019-11-13 23:33
ERBIL - While US President Donald Trump said during his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Syria ceasefire was holding well, Turkey bombarded Til Temir, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday. "During Erdog ...

US briefing: Syria ceasefire, impeachment and Zuckerberg in Congress | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-13 15:36

Erdogan says US failed to implement Syria ceasefire deal

WarIsBoring - 2019-11-12 23:47
Istanbul (dpa) – The US has failed to fulfil an agreement last month to remove Syrian Kurdish militias from a border zone with Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Speaking in Ankara before flying to Washington where he plans to meet US ...

Heavy fighting in Masudiya village on M4 highway

ANF - 2019-11-11 21:31
The occupation forces continue targeting northern Syria in an attempt to invade the region despite ceasefire agreements. ...

SDF: Turkey violated the ceasefire 190 times

ANF - 2019-11-11 13:31
According to SDF, the Turkish state has carried out at least 190 attacks after the ceasefire declared on October 17. ...

The outcome of battles and clashes during the last 24 hours in NE Syria

SDF Press - 2019-11-11 02:11
News Center – The reconnaissance planes of Turkish invasion army continued targeting many areas of NE Syria despite of conducted agreements to setup a ceasefire on last October 17th. The Turkish invasion army and terrorist factions affiliated with it, att ...

Despite Ceasefire, Syrians Continue to Escape to Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-11-10 10:13
ERBIL — Despite a ceasefire deal already between Turkey and other actors on the ground to halt the violence in northern Syria, civilians continue to flee and seek refuge in Kurdistan Region. According to the Joint Crisis Cooperation Center of Kurdistan R ...

Five Syrian Soldiers Killed, Several Others Injured in Turkish Bombardments

BAS News - 2019-11-10 10:13
ERBIL — At least six Syrian troops were killed and 14 others were injured in separate artillery bombardments by the Turkish army in northern Syria, media reports said. Despite a ceasefire brokered by Russia and another one brokered by the US, the Turkish ...

WAR AND PEACE Donald Trump brands ceasefire ‘great day for civilisation’ despite Erdogan truce is temporary

Thesun - 2019-11-09 20:56

SDF: The United States must fulfill its mandate as guarantor

ANF - 2019-11-08 23:36
Turkey is violating the ceasefire and deliberately increasing the scale of the humanitarian disaster, said SDF General Comman. ...

For Kurds on the Syrian Front Line There’s No Ceasefire

Thedailybeast - 2019-11-08 18:26

Civilians On Both Sides Of Turkey-Syria Border Relieved By Ceasefire | Here & Now

WBUR - 2019-11-08 09:54

Romney slams ceasefire deal, calls Trump's Syria move 'a bloodstain' in US history | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-11-08 00:41

Flow of Refugees from Syria to Kurdistan Region Continues

BAS News - 2019-11-07 13:23
ERBIL — The flow of civilians escaping the unstable situation in northern Syria to seek refuge in Kurdistan Region continues despite a ceasefire deal said to be already in place. Kurdistan Region’s Joint Crisis Coordination Center (JCC) said that another ...

US briefing: Mulvaney cops to quid pro quo, Syria ceasefire and Brexit | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-07 06:43

Syrian Kurdish leader lambasts Trump for praising Turkish ceasefire deal

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-05 12:44

Trump lavishes praise on ‘tough man’ Erdogan over Syria ceasefire as Turkey claims it is just a ‘pause’ | The Independent

Independent - 2019-11-03 17:35

Foza Yusif: Ceasefire is a plot, UN shouldn’t be complicit

ANF - 2019-11-03 17:00
Kongreya Star Coordination Member Foza Yusîf said the so-called ceasefire made with Turkey was a plot against the peoples of the region and called upon the UN not to become a partner with the genociders. ...

Turkish attacks continue during ‘ceasefire’ in Northern Syria

Green Left Weekly - 2019-11-03 06:27
Turkey's war on Rojava Susan Price Issue 1243 Rojava Syrian Democratic Forces YPG/YPJ November 1, 2019 Despite the agreement reached between Russia and Turkey on October 22 in the Russian city of Sochi, which established a 150-hour ceasefire in Northern ...

Trump says ceasefire in northeastern Syria holding well

Reuters - 2019-11-02 00:38
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the ceasefire in northeastern Syria where Turkey has sent in troops to clear the area of Syrian Kurdish militia forces has held very nicely. ...

Attacks repelled, armored vehicle destroyed in Zirgan

ANF - 2019-11-01 17:48
Attacks of the Turkish forces and affiliated gangs continue despite a ceasefire agreement made for northern Syria. ...

Kurdish Withdrawal From Northern Syria Complete As Turkey Declares 'Time Is Up' On Ceasefire

Forces - 2019-10-31 23:12

Turkey fails to abide by Syria ceasefire, Kurdish commander says

TASS - 2019-10-31 16:19

SDF Accuses Turkey of Continuing Offensive Despite Ceasefire

BAS News - 2019-10-31 15:14
ERBIL - Despite a US-brokered ceasefire between Turkey and the Syrian Kurdish forces, Ankara has not yet halted its offensive against the Kurds in northeast of Syria, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Thursday. "Turkey has not a ...

Thousands of civilians flee Turkish attacks despite ceasefire deal

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-31 02:48

Ceasefire Between Turkey and Syrian Kurds in Northern Syria Expires | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-10-31 02:10

US announces ceasefire deal with Erdogan to end Turkey's Syria offensive - World News

Indiatoday - 2019-10-31 00:11

Pro-Turkey Islamist Groups, Syrian Army Clash near Ras al-Ain

BAS News - 2019-10-30 20:37
ERBIL — New military confrontations erupted again on Wednesday between the Pro-Turkey Islamist groups and Syrian regime’s army in north of Syria, media reports confirmed. The confrontations come after two ceasefire deals brokered by the US and Russia, an ...

Turkey injures two more Syrian soldiers

ANF - 2019-10-30 14:22
The Turkish army and allied mercenary groups continue their attacks and crimes in northern Syria despite a ceasefire in effect in the region. ...

Balance of 150 hours of alleged ceasefire in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-10-29 16:04
Despite the ceasefire agreed in Sochi, which expires today, the attacks by the Turkish army and its jihadist mercenaries in northern Syria have continued without interruption. ...

5 Syrian soldiers killed, another executed near Turkish border

ANF - 2019-10-29 14:50
The Turkish army and allied mercenary groups continue their attacks and crimes in northern Syria despite a ceasefire in effect in the region. ...

‘They Will Die’: Turkey Violates Syria Ceasefire as Kurds, Christians Forced from their Homes | CBN News

CBN - 2019-10-29 13:42

Turkish minister: Kurdish YPG still near border as deadline looms

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-29 13:18
Sochi agreement reinforces existing US-brokered ceasefire that halted Turkey's operation in northeast Syria. ...

U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-10-29 01:01

5 things you need to know now - Shelling and gunfire reported along Syrian border despite Turkey ceasefire

Theweek - 2019-10-28 22:56

U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire | News | WKZO

WKZO - 2019-10-28 21:06

U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-10-28 18:33

Turkish forces and mercenaries attack Zirgan town of Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-28 17:56
Turkey and its mercenary allies continue their attacks against northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreement in effect. ...

U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-28 17:42

Ceasefire or risk sanctions: Trump warns Turkey after military operation displaces thousands in Syria

Heraldpublicist - 2019-10-28 16:22

Stocks End Up on Tentative Brexit Deal, U.S.-Turkey Ceasefire Agreement in Syria - TheStreet

Thestreet - 2019-10-28 16:01

Donald Trump accused of undermining US efforts to broker ceasefire between Turkey and Kurds

Telegraph - 2019-10-28 06:39

Turkey accuses Syrian Kurd forces of violating ceasefire | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-10-27 17:52

37 invaders killed, 11 military vehicles destroyed in Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-27 15:02
Occupation forces continue their attacks against northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreed for the region. ...

Fighting amid renewed attack by invaders on Serekaniye villages

ANF - 2019-10-27 14:21
Turkish forces and mercenaries continue their attacks despite the ceasefire agreed for northern Syria. ...

At least 7 invaders killed in a village of Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-27 14:01
Occupation forces continue their attacks against northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreed for the region. ...

Fighting in two villages attacked by the Turkish army and gangs

ANF - 2019-10-27 12:56
Turkish forces and allied gangs continue their attacks against northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreed for the region. ...

The outcome of combat operations within (24) hours

SDF Press - 2019-10-27 00:40
Ras Al Ain The Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions loyal to it launched a ground attack with artillery and air support on the villages of Al-Managir, Al-Asadia, Leylan and Birnouh south of Ras Al-Ain city outside the ceasefire area. Our force ...

Turkey uses the ceasefire to expand the invasion zone

ANF - 2019-10-26 19:36
Using the ceasefire to expand their invasion zone, Turkish forcer and mercenaries have launched an aggression on the southern countryside of Serekaniye. ...

Turkey says won't tolerate any rights violations in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-26 18:17
Turkey will not tolerate any human rights violations in northeast Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday, as a ceasefire holds in a border area where Ankara sent in troops this month targeting Kurdish YPG militia. ...

13 mercenaries killed in villages of Gire Spi

ANF - 2019-10-26 16:31
SDF fighters respond to the attacks of occupation forces that continue in spite of a ceasefire agreement. ...

Fierce clashes in two villages in northern Syria

ANF - 2019-10-26 15:33
Turkish troops and mercenaries continue their attacks against northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreed for the region after the launch of Turkish invasion. ...

A SDF fighter injured as occupation forces continue their attacks

ANF - 2019-10-26 14:16
The ceasefire agreed for northern Syria remains in effect but is not respected by Turkey and its mercenaries. ...

Ongoing attacks against northern Syria kill mother of four

ANF - 2019-10-26 14:07
The ceasefire agreed for northern Syria remains in effect but is not respected by Turkey and its mercenaries. ...

International Medical Delegation in Rojava for assistance

ANF - 2019-10-26 13:47
An international medical delegation has been in Rojava for three days to provide assistance. The doctors report on Turkey's ongoing attacks and violations of the ceasefire. ...

Occupation forces attack villages of Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-26 12:26
The ceasefire agreed for northern Syria remains in effect but is not respected by Turkey and its mercenaries. ...

Kurds say Turkey is violating hours-old 'ceasefire' in northern Syria

CNN - 2019-10-25 18:13
Clashes continued on the border between Turkey and Syria on Friday, according to eyewitnesses and Kurdish fighters, despite US Vice President Mike Pence's announcement that he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had brokered a five-day ceasefire th ...

Turkish army and gangs attack villages of Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-25 16:45
The ceasefire agreed for northern Syria remains in effect but is not respected by Turkey. ...

Two injured in attack on a village of Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-25 16:24
Turkish forces and mercenaries do not adhere to the ceasefire agreed for northern Syria. ...

Turkish attack targets a family, injuring parents and 4 children

ANF - 2019-10-25 16:03
The Turkish state and allied mercenaries continue their attacks despite a ceasefire agreed for northern Syria. ...

US to introduce sanctions against Turkey if it opens fire on Kurds, says Trump

TASS - 2019-10-25 15:30
The 150-hour ceasefire regime is currently in effect in Syria ...

Turkish aerial attack injures 3 SDF fighters in Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-10-25 13:21
The Turkish state does not adhere to the ceasefire agreed for northern Syria. ...

Kurds Attacked by Turkish-backed Fighters Day After Trump Boasts of 'Permanent' Ceasefire | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-10-25 10:21

Syria: Erdogan calls on US to hand over SDF leader as Kurdish forces begin withdrawal Turkey has been accused of breaching the ceasefire in north-east Syria October 24, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-25 06:24

Kurds accuse Turkey of violating ceasefire [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-25 03:38

Syria: Kurdish forces begin withdrawal amid claims Turkey broke truce Turkey has been accused of breaching the ceasefire in north-east Syria October 24, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-24 22:56

Turkey’s mercenaries murder an employee of Siluk Hospital

ANF - 2019-10-24 22:31
Atrocities of the occupation forces in northern Syria continue increasingly despite a ceasefire in effect. ...

Abdi: We have reservations on some items of the agreement

ANF - 2019-10-24 22:13
SDF Commander General said that the Turkish state continues to violate the ceasefire. ...

Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey, Citing Ceasefire Agreement | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-10-24 20:57

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violating ceasefire

MSN - 2019-10-24 19:49

Kurdish military leader thanks President Trump, credits him for negotiating ceasefire | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-10-24 19:21

US sanctions on Turkey lifted after ceasefire declared | HeraldScotland

Heraldscotland - 2019-10-24 19:18

Turkish army and mercenaries attack a village in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-10-24 18:29
Turkish forces and gangs continue to violate the ceasefire agreed for northern Syria. ...

Syria ceasefire: Trump tries to turn diplomatic catastrophe into political win | US News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-10-24 18:22

Kurds attacked by Turkish-backed fighters day after Trump boasts of 'permanent' ceasefire

Telegraph - 2019-10-24 18:22

SDF’s Abdi: We don’t agree on the Turkey-Russia deal

ANF - 2019-10-24 18:17
SDF Commander General said that the Turkish state continues to violate the ceasefire. ...

Turkey Syria offensive: Kurds accuse Turkish army of violating ceasefire - BBC News

BBC - 2019-10-24 18:14

US calls for immediate ceasefire in Turkey's strikes against Kurds in Syria, sends Pence to lead mediation effort - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-24 18:12

Kurds: Turkey’s still 'violating the ceasefire'; On US plans to control Syrian oil; Esper at NATO; GOP blocks election-security bills; And a bit more. - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-10-24 17:58

Syrian Kurds throw potatoes at departing U.S. forces as end of ceasefire looms - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-10-24 17:53

Trump appears to claim credit for Syria ceasefire imposed on Kurds – Channel 4 News

Channel4 - 2019-10-24 17:42

Syrian Kurdish Leader Warns US Congress of "Ethnic Cleansing" in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL — Co-chair of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) Ilham Ahmed appeared before a subcommittee of the US congress on Wednesday and warned the lawmakers of an ongoing genocide in northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreed to by Turkey. The ...

SDF Urges US Intervention after Turkish Truce Violations

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Thursday accused Turkey of breaching the ceasefire in northern Syria after conducting large-scale offensives on three villages. "Despite our forces' commitment to the ceasefire decision and the wi ...

Turkey violates the ceasefire, attacks villages of Serêkaniyê

ANF - 2019-10-24 17:12
The Turkish army, with its Islamist proxies, carries out a comprehensive attack on villages in the east of Serêkaniyê. SDF spokesman Rêdûr Xelîl calls on the U.S. to act as the guarantor of the ceasefire. ...

SDF denounces violation of ceasefire, calls for intervention

ANF - 2019-10-24 17:12
Gabriel said the SDF continued to use their right to legitimate defense. ...

Trump: Syria Ceasefire Back On After Turkish-Kurdish Clashes | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-10-24 16:44

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violating ceasefire — agency

TASS - 2019-10-24 16:18
The agreement reached by the Turkish and Russian presidents stipulates a 150-hour ceasefire to allow the Kurdish forces to vacate the 30-kilometer wide strip of land along the Turkish border ...

Trump lifting sanctions against Turkey after ceasefire agreement

CBS News - 2019-10-24 16:05
President Trump announced he's lifting sanctions against Turkey, after Turkey agreed to a permanent ceasefire against Kurdish forces. The Kurds fought along with U.S. troops in the fight against ISIS and now feel betrayed by the U.S. Weijia Jiang reports. ...

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions as Russia calls the shots in Syria ceasefire

CBS News - 2019-10-24 16:05
A Russian news agency says Kurdish forces have started leaving northern Syria, with Russian troops moving to enforce a ceasefire along the Turkish border. President Trump has lifted sanctions against Turkey as a reward for making a deal with Russia to sto ...

Kurdish fighters allege Turkey used chemical weapons during ceasefire in Syria

Nypost - 2019-10-23 16:40

Trump Hails Turkey-Russia Deal on Syria “Safe Zone”

BAS News - 2019-10-23 15:20
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump welcomed a deal between Turkey and Russia to establish a so-called “safe zone” in the Kurdish areas of northern Syria. “Big success on the Turkey/Syria Border. Safe Zone created! Ceasefire has held and combat missions ha ...

No Need for New Operation in Syria: Turkey

BAS News - 2019-10-23 11:07
ERBIL — Turkish Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that there was no need to push deeper into Syria after Washington assured of Kurdish fighters’ withdrawal. Turkey previously agreed to a ceasefire deal brokered by the US, giving 120 hours to the Syrian ...

Syrian Kurdish fighters informed U.S. they fulfilled obligations under ceasefire - U.S. official

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-23 06:11
...

Syrian Kurdish fighters informed U.S. they fulfilled ceasefire duties

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-23 06:11
...
1355 results in 0.06 sec.