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After Afrin, Erdogan Threatens to Attack Sinjar

BAS News - 2018-03-19 20:28
ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened that his country’s army would follow the Kurdistan Workers’ Party everywhere, and that they may even enter Sinjar in northern Iraq. “We told the [Iraqi] central government to resolve the probl ...

Ilham Ahmed: Protection units broke Turks thorn in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-13 09:41
chair of Syrian Democratic Council, Ilham Ahmed, said that People Protection Units (YPG) broke Turkey's thorn in Afrin, noting that the Turkish statements to enter the cities liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from IS mercenaries is aimed to disa ...

Turkey Continues Bombardments on Afrin, YPG Stops People from Fleeing

BAS News - 2018-03-13 09:29
ERBIL - Turkey and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) are now only two kilometers away to enter the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, civilians have tried to flee the city, but were stopped by the Kurdish forces, a report said. "The Turkish army has surrounded Af ...

WATCH: SDF Troops Enter Afrin to Fight Turkish Army

BAS News - 2018-03-09 22:59
ERBIL — Hundreds of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have entered the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria to support the other Kurdish forces against the Turkish assault on the region. According to sources belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection ...

Why did Kurdish officials allow Assad loyalists to enter Afrin? An explainer

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-27 16:35
Published by The Region on 20/2/2018 Assad and Kurdish forces have negotiated a deal that will allow for Assad loyalists to enter Afrin and battle against the military forces of Turkey, and allied FSA groups. Whereas Russia tried to obstruct such a deal f ...

Afrin Conflict: Turkey Steps up Airstrikes on Jandairis

BAS News - 2018-02-25 02:04
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes on Saturday carried out heavy airstrikes on areas around Jandairis district near Afrin in an attempt to pave the road for the Turkish-backed rebels to enter the town. According to Kurdistan 24, Ankara-backed militias were also s ...

Turkish Army Attacks Syrian Troops Trying to Enter Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-21 20:47
ERBIL — Turkey's Presidential Spokesperson claimed that the pro-Syrian regime’s convoy, which were estimated to be 40-50 vehicles trying to enter the enclave of Afrin, were attacked by the Turkish artillery fire. İbrahim Kalın, the special advisor and sp ...

Turkey says Russia stopped deal for Syrian forces to help Afrin Kurds

KurdisCat - 2018-02-20 18:10
Turkey won Russia’s backing to block a deal that would have seen Syrian pro-government forces enter territory held by Kurdish militia fighters to help them resist an advance by Turkish troops, Ankara said on Tuesday. The move illustrates the increasingly ...

Turkish occupation schemes revealed

ANHA - 2018-02-20 13:04
AFRIN -The debate about the Syrian army’s entry into Afrin continues, but while talking about it, the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries say they will bomb the Syrian army, which would enter Afrin. The Turkish occupation continues with its aircraft, t ...

Syrian Regime Vows to Enter Afrin in Blow to Wider Kurdish Aspirations

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-02-20 08:04
The Syrian regime said it would send allied militias into the contested canton of Afrin, part of a deal that will help defend the Kurdish enclave from Turkey but would be a major blow to Kurdish aspirations for an autonomous region. ...

FM Çavuşoğlu: Turkish Army Unstoppable

BAS News - 2018-02-19 19:45
ERBIL — Minister of Foreign Affairs Çavuşoğlu in a press conference on Monday said that if the Syrian government forces are to enter Afrin to protect the Kurdish forces, no one can stop the Turkish army. “If the Syrian regime enters Afrin to eliminate th ...

Damascus Confirms Plan to Enter Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-19 19:45
ERBIL — The Syrian government forces are going to be mobilized to the Kurdish enclave of Afrin to help the local Kurdish forces repel the Turkish army in the canton, according to SANA. “Forces will arrive in Afrin in the upcoming hours to support the ste ...

Aleppo people enter Afrin canton

ANHA - 2018-02-19 10:48
Residents of Aleppo city entered Afrin canton, and they continue on their way towards the center of the canton. ...

Syrian Kurds Agreed on Damascus Army to Enter Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-18 22:23
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish forces have reached an agreement with the Damascus government to allow the Syrian forces to enter the Kurdish enclave of Afrin and repel the Turkish military offensives, according to a Kurdish official. The Syrian army troops w ...

Spokesman of YPG: We do not oppose any party wants to support us

ANHA - 2018-02-16 14:17
The spokesman for the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin, Brusk Hasakah, said that they do not oppose any party if it wants to support them, pointing out that their forces did not formally invite the forces of the regime or Russia to enter Afrin. ...

YPG Would Allow Syrian Army to Enter Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-13 23:07
ERBIL — Sipan Hemo, the People's Protection Units’ (YPG) General Staff told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that if the Syrian government considers Afrin as part of Syria, then it has to help the YPG fighters against Turkey’s attacks and protect the canton. I ...

Shows of Ottoman dreams on Afrin border

ANHA - 2018-01-22 20:43
At the same time that Erdogan is convincing his mercenaries from the Syrians and the world that they will enter Afrin to end the "terrorists", Afrin peoples resistance, the nationalists and members of Justice and Development Party on the border between th ...

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia positions in Syrian Afrin: PM

E-Kurd - 2018-01-20 20:08
Pro-Turkey rebels enter Syrian Kurdish region of Afrin, Turkish state media says ISTANBUL,— Turkish war planes on Saturday launched air strikes on positions of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the prime mi ...

In 2 days: over 1,040 refugees enter Afrin

ANHA - 2017-06-04 13:36
1,040 refugees from al-Shahba and the Syrian cities have reached Afrin canton escaping Turkish occupation army, IS gangs and the mercenaries’ practices. ...

YPG/YPJ fighters intervene in Turkish attempt to occupy Afrin

ANHA - 2017-02-25 19:14
AFRIN – YPG/YPJ fighters did not allow the occupying Turkish army to enter the territory of the Afrin canton. According the ANHA reporters in the region, the Turkish army on Saturday evening wanted to cross into the Girê Gir area in the Bilbilê district o ...

1,150 emigrants enter Afrin canton

ANHA - 2016-10-18 14:13
AFRIN- More than 1,150 emigrants enter Afrin canton escaping from the oppression of Daesh mercenaries and the Turkish shelling of Shahba regions. Displacement movement continues daily to Afrin canton after Daesh delivered the two villages(Soran and Dabeq) ...

Asayîş detects an amount of ammunition

ANHA - 2016-09-15 15:02
AFRIN– Asayîş forces have detected a truck loaded with ammunition attempting to enter the canton. According to the press office of Asayîş in Afrin canton, their forces have detected an amount of ammunition at a checkpoint south of the canton opposite to t ...
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