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Russian military aircraft ‘Disappears’ over Mediterranean sea

Waar Media - 2018-09-18 08:52
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea, an official with Russia’s Defense Ministry told reporters on Tuesday. The plane went off the radar while F-16 fighters of the Israeli Air For ...

Two KODAR leaders killed in clash with Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-16 10:21
Peshmerga fighters from the armed group Komala near the border of the Kurdistan Region and Iran, May 13, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

The life of the fighters in the Martyr Ilan Kobani Brigade

SDF Press - 2018-09-15 14:14
Raqqa – After the liberation Raqqa city, its young people joined SDF. The fighters are divided into groups where they received intellectual and organizational lessons, military exercises and combat tactics. The fighters of SDF in the Martyr ALind Tal Hami ...

Opening A Training Course for Leaders in Deir AL-Zour

SDF Press - 2018-09-15 14:14
Deir AL-Zour – Military academies in the eastern region of Deir AL-Zour opened a training course to rehabilitate and strengthen the skills of leaders of SDF, including 200 leaders. The fighters receive military training, political lectures and lessons on ...

Graduation of a new training course in Hasakah

SDF Press - 2018-09-15 14:14
Hasakah – The Martyr Jinda Academy Hasakah graduated 56 fighters and female fighters in a course bearing the name of the martyr “Amira Kashi”, “, where they received political lectures on the security systems and ethics of fighters of SDF , for 90 days.. ...

IS Ambushes SDF Fighters, Kills 20

BAS News - 2018-09-15 11:51
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) killed on Friday at least 20 fighters from the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in an ambush in the west of Syria, a monitoring group said. “The fighters were advancing during a sandstorm, they were surrounded, ISIS ...

Turkey Claims It “Neutralised” Three PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-09-13 13:39
ERBIL — Turkish military claimed that it had “neutralised” three Kurdish fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the east part of the country. Turkey often uses the word “neutralise” to keep it unrevealed whether the PKK forces were killed or a ...

Turkish Army Claims Killing of Five PKK Members

BAS News - 2018-09-09 23:18
ERBIL - The Turkish army claimed that it had killed five fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the border area with Kurdistan Region. According to a statement by the Turkey's Interior Ministry, the country's forces had targeted the PKK member ...

Martyr “Aziz Arab” Academy opens a training course for leaders

SDF Press - 2018-09-09 16:32
The martyr “Aziz Arab” academy opened a training course to qualify the leaders of SDF, 42 fighters, under the name of martyr “Azad Idlib”, and it will be lasted for two months. The opening ceremony began by a minute of silence on the souls of the martyrs ...

Turkey Claims It “Neutralised” 9 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-09-09 10:56
ERBIL — The Turkish army claimed that it had “neutralised” nine Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters in southeast of Turkey and over the border with Kurdistan Region. Turkish government often uses the word “neutralise” to keep it obscure whether the K ...

Syrian Kurds kill 11 Assad regime fighters in Qamishlo clashes: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-09-09 00:45
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Clashes between Syrian Kurdish forces and Assad regime fighters in the northeastern main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) killed 18 combatants Saturday, the Kurdish forces and a war monitor said. The rare ...

Syria: 18 dead in Qamishli as Asayish clash with regime forces

The Defense Post - 2018-09-08 17:16
Clashes between Kurdish forces and regime fighters in the divided northeastern city of Qamishli killed 18 combatants, the Kurdish forces said The post Syria: 18 dead in Qamishli as Asayish clash with regime forces appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Iraqi Forces Hand Over Four PKK Members to Turkey: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-03 23:17
ERBIL - Iraqi security forces have extradited four members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), who had escaped the party, to the neighboring country of Turkey, a report said on Monday. According to Turkish media Anadolu Agency, the PKK fighters were t ...

Turkish Army Claims Killing of 19 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-09-01 00:31
ERBIL - The Turkish military claimed on Friday that it had "neutralized" 19 fighters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on the day on the Kurdistan Region border areas. According to a statement by the army, the PKK fighters were targeted by airstrikes ...

Fighter from my country

SDF Press - 2018-08-31 08:45
This region still lives a state of security and that is related to the heroism and sacrifice of SDF fighters, who have liberated the region from the oppression of the terrorist organization Daesh and continue to protect the region from the ambitions of th ...

Turkish Jets Conduct Airstrikes on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2018-08-29 23:08
ERBIL - Turkish airplanes carried out a number of airstrikes against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters based in the Kurdistan Region border areas in Duhok province, locals reported. According to local sources, the Turkish jets have targeted the ...

Turkey Claims the Killing of 5 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-08-28 12:26
ERBIL — Turkish army claimed on Tuesday it had “neutralised” five fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Kurdish-populated southeast. According to an official statement, targeting the PKK fighters was during an air operation near the Beytu ...

Roadside Bomb Kills, Wounds Four Shi’ite Militiamen near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2018-08-27 00:41
ERBIL — At least two fighters for the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi were killed overnight on Sunday after a roadside bomb went off near Tuz Khurmatu. According to a former spokesperson for the mayor’s office in the district, two other militiamen fo ...

Deadly Clashes Reported Between Kurdish Opposition Fighters, Iran

BAS News - 2018-08-27 00:41
ERBIL — In the latest confrontations, Iranian forces and Kurdish opposition groups have killed at least three from each side, a monitoring group said. The first clash erupted near Marivan district of Kurdistan Province on Saturday, said Hangaw Organisati ...

114 fighters finish their training course

SDF Press - 2018-08-26 16:43
Hasakah – The martyr “Suzdar” academy and the martyr ”Vian Antarya” academy in the eastern Amouda city in Hasakah graduated two training courses that included 114 fighters who received military training and political training for 60 days, carrying the nam ...

Two special operations by the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin

SDF Press - 2018-08-26 16:43
The Media Center of (YPG) published a statement in which the results of military operations were reported during the third week of August: “During the third week of August, our fighters carried out two separate operations against the mercenaries of the Tu ...

KRG congratulates Muslims in Region on occasion of Eid al-Adha

Waar Media - 2018-08-21 17:22
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) sent on Monday evening a message to the Muslims in the region and beyond just on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. “We wish a happy Eid to the families of the martyrs, the brave Peshmerga fighters, and all M ...

KRG: We Hope Eid al-Adha Will Bring Peace

BAS News - 2018-08-20 22:30
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) sent on Monday evening a message to the Muslims in the region and beyond just on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. "We wish a happy Eid to the families of the martyrs, the brave Peshmerga fighters, and all Musli ...

Turkey Claims the Killing of 35 PKK Fighters in One Week

BAS News - 2018-08-13 12:22
ERBIL — Turkish Interior Ministry has claimed that the country’s army had killed 35 fighters for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) over the past week. According to a statement cited by the state-run Anadolu Agency, the Turkish army carried out 2,218 gro ...

Physical Therapy House in Al – Hasakah

SDF Press - 2018-08-12 04:14
Hasakah – The Physical Therapy House in Hasakah helps and treatment to fighters who have suffered combat injuries. Where the fighters in the ranks of SDF to the injury of nerve and muscle may reach the extent of disability, the House of physical therapy p ...

Kurdish Opposition Kills 12 Iranian Soldiers in Fierce Clash

BAS News - 2018-08-11 15:14
ERBIL — Kurdish opposition fighters clashed with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the early hours of Saturday, killing at least 12 Iranian soldiers, a monitoring group said. The Peshmerga command of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Ira ...

Kurdish Human Rights Groups Condemn Iran’s Torture of Two PAK Members

BAS News - 2018-08-11 11:57
ERBIL — Five Kurdish human rights monitoring groups have condemned the Iranian government’s torture of two Peshmerga fighters from the Kurdistan Freedom Party (PAK) whom were arrested last week. Earlier on Tuesday, Iran’s state-affiliated Tasnim News Age ...

Turkey Claims It “Neutralised” 4 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-08-11 10:00
ERBIL — Turkish airpower has “neutralised” four Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters in southeast of the country, said a security source. The anonymous source said they were “neutralised” during an air operation by military drones. The operation took ...

Shahid Jumaa Al – Nazzal Academy Graduates its first Course

SDF Press - 2018-08-09 11:08
Tabqa – shahid “Jumaa Al-Nazzal” Academy in Al-Jarniya region northern of tabqa graduated its first course of SDF fighters, in the name of shahid Alaa Khalifa course, which included about 120 fighters, The course lasted 45 days during which trainees recei ...

Shahid ”Najbir Academy” graduated 44 women fighters

SDF Press - 2018-08-09 11:08
Al-Hasakah –shahid “Najbir” Academy in Al-Shaddadi graduated two training courses named Shahid ”Areen Haskah” and Shahid ”Arian Afrin” and included 44 fighters that lasted 90 days which the fighters received training and military tactics. The ceremony beg ...

Joining 59 fighters (men and women) to shahid ”Zakaria Academy”

SDF Press - 2018-08-09 11:08
Hasakah -shahid “Zakaria” academy opened, Tuesday 7/8/2018 a new training and rehabilitation course for the fighters of SDF. The course named shahid “Ragab” and included 59 fighters and will last about three months. The opening ceremony began with a minut ...

Kurdish Fighters Clash with Iranian Forces near Sanandaj

BAS News - 2018-08-08 10:30
ERBIL — The Kurdish fighters of the oppositions parties clashed with the Iranian security forces on Tuesday in the rural areas of Kurdistan province, north-west Iran. According to Hangaw Organisation for Human Rights, the confrontation took place in Nawa ...

IS Kills Three Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen

BAS News - 2018-08-08 09:31
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a unit of Hashd al-Shaabi militia in Kirkuk province in the early hours of Wednesday, killing three men from the Shi’ite fighters. According to the information obtained by BasNews, armed conflicts between ...

Ankara Claims it "Neutralized" Five PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-08-08 00:28
ERBIL - Turkish army claimed on Tuesday that it has "neutralized" a total five fighters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). A security source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told Anadolu Agency that the five fighters "were spotted by a drone ...

PKK, Turkish Army Clash in Kurdistan Border Areas

BAS News - 2018-08-07 15:27
ERBIL — Guerrillas for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Turkish troops clashed on Tuesday in the border areas of Kurdistan Region. The fierce confrontation erupted after the PKK fighters attacked a unit of Turkish soldiers on Chiyadel and Kawet mou ...

A statement to public opinion

SDF Press - 2018-08-06 10:28
To public opinion: Our units continue to carry out military operations against the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries, where our fighters carried out 3 special operations on 29 July and 2 August in different places, As a result of the operations carri ...

Heavy weapons training in “Bager” regiment began in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2018-08-06 01:25
Tabqa_ Fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces began Friday their military training on heavy weapons within the shahid ”Bager” regiment in Tabqa city. The exercises include theoretical courses on the features and specifications of each weapon, and a process ...

Ankara Claims It "Neutralized" Three PKK Fighters.

BAS News - 2018-08-02 15:01
ERBIL - The Turkish army claimed on Thursday that it has "neutralized" three Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters on Kurdistan Region border areas in northern Iraq. The Turkish jets carried out the airstrikes in the region of Hakurk, according to a st ...

Watch: PKK, Turkish Army Clash on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2018-07-30 23:54
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters and Turkish army clashed on Monday night in the mountainous border areas of the Kurdistan Region. The clashes erupted in the Sidakan area of Kurdistan's Erbil province at around 8:30 pm local time, wher ...

Ten PKK Fighters "Neutralized": Turkish Military

BAS News - 2018-07-30 11:47
ERBIL - The Turkish army claimed on Monday that it has "neutralized" ten Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in northern Iraq. The Turkish General Staff said on its official Twitter account that the Turkish military had conducted an operation on Sund ...

Turkish Army Claims it "Neutralized" Two PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-07-29 14:51
ERBIL - Turkish army has "neutralized" two Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in the mostly Kurdish populated province of Diyarbakir, southwest of the country, local governor’s office claimed on Sunday. State-run media Anadolu Agency cited a stateme ...

Pro-Ankara Syrian Rebels Abuse Kurdish Civilians

BAS News - 2018-07-28 22:39
ERBIL — The General Command of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) has accused Ankara-backed Syrian rebels in the Kurdish cnclave of Afrin of disguising themselves as YPG fighters to abuse civilians in the region. The Kurdish party in an online statement ...

On the Lonely Iraq-Syria Border, Snipers Battle for a Strategic Road

WarIsBoring - 2018-07-27 16:11
This story originally appeared on Oct. 1, 2014. I don my helmet and scoot onto the rooftop with the Kurdish fighters, all of us keeping low to avoid forming silhouettes. Because silhouettes are targets—and there are Islamic State snipers out there, somewh ...

Iraakse Koerden zetten aanval in op Yezidi’s

Frederike Geerdink - 2018-07-26 14:27
Short article about tensions in Shengal region between the KDP peshmerga en the PKK affiliated YBŞ. In an armed clash several YBŞ fighters died. I was there and wrote this for Dutch weekly news magazine Groene Amsterdammer, March 2017. Khanasor – Het gelu ...

Turkey Claims it “Neutralised” Two PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-07-26 12:43
ERBIL — Turkish army claimed on Tuesday it had “neutralised” two fighters for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the mostly Kurdish populated southeast of the country. The Turkish General Staff said on its official Twitter account, cited by Anadolu Ag ...
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