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PDKI Announces Death of One of Its Fighters by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2018-06-24 10:51
ERBIL - A Kurdish opposition armed group in Iran announced on Sunday the death of one of its fighters in clashes with the country's border guards in the mountains around the Kurdish city of Piranshahr. Kurdistan Democratic Party-Iran (PDKI) said in a sta ...

Turkey to get F-35 jets Thursday despite opposition from Congress

Waar Media - 2018-06-21 20:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Despite opposition from the US Congress, Turkey is set to receive its first F-35 Joint Strike Fighters on Thursday during a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas, the Pentagon said Tuesday. “Lockheed Martin will hold a rollout ceremony for Turkey thi ...

Iraqi militias threaten US and Israel

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-21 14:42
Fighters from the Iranian-backed Shia militia Kata'ib Hizbolla, part of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), at one of the front lines in Iraq. (Photo: Archive) ...

Turkey Claims Killing of 26 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-06-19 23:18
ERBIL — Turkish army claimed on Tuesday that its fighter jets have killed 26 fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) this week on the border areas between Turkey and Kurdistan Region. The army said in a statement on its official Twitter account th ...

Turkish, U.S. units begin patrols near northern Syria's Manbij

Reuters - 2018-06-18 21:34
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and U.S. soldiers have started independent patrols in northern Syria along the line separating Turkish-controlled areas from the town of Manbij where Ankara says Kurdish militia fighters are based, Turkey's military said on Mond ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Accuses US of Killing 22 Fighters in Airstrike

BAS News - 2018-06-18 20:45
ERBIL — Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi militia on Monday accused the US-led Coalition of killing dozens of its forces in airstrikes near the border between Iraq and Syria. The Iranian-backed Shi’ite force said in a statement that the Coalition warplanes bombarde ...

Airstrike in Syria Kills Thirty Eight non-Syrian Fighters

BAS News - 2018-06-18 12:26
ERBIL - At least 38 non-Syrian regime fighters were killed overnight on Sunday by alleged US-led airstrikes near the country's eastern border with Iraq, multiple reports said on Monday. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the raid in De ...

Peshmerga Forces Protest Baghdad Annulling Their Votes

BAS News - 2018-06-13 13:01
ERBIL - Hundreds of Peshmerga fighters, including high-ranking officials on Wednesday morning gathered in front of the Iraqi parliament Office in Sulaymaniya province to protest the recent parliament's decision of annulment of Peshmerga votes casted in M ...

Syrian Democratic Forces fighters are a Lighthouse not extinguished

SDF Press - 2018-06-13 04:39
SDF fighters remain a symbol of resistance and a strong bridge to cross civilians, free them from the hand of terrorism and defend them, and move forward on the path that shahid drew with their blood for a free and dignified life that includes all Syrian ...

The Foundation of families of SDF fighters In Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2018-06-11 03:18
Because our fighters liberated this land from Daesh,and because they offered precious in order to live a free and dignified life, so the General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces established an office for the families of the Syrian Democratic Forces ...

Canada says no longer aiding Iraqi Kurds

The New Mail - 2018-06-10 10:17
Canadian special forces have ended their training support for Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters, the defense department confirmed on Friday, after Ottawa suspended the assistance in October. Canada is part of… The post Canada says no longer aiding Iraqi K ...

PHOTOS: Shia militias mark 'Quds Day' in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-09 14:05
Iraqi Shia fighters of paramilitary units step on a street mural of the Israeli flag during a rally to mark "Quds day" (the day of Jerusalem) in Baghdad on June 8, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye) ...

Turkish Army Claims Killing of Fifteen PKK Fighters Since Yesterday

BAS News - 2018-06-02 15:57
ERBIL - Turkish army claimed in a statement that its warplanes have killed 15 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in the past two days in the Kurdish provinces of Siirt and Dersim. According to sources close to the PKK, Turkish jets which shelled som ...

Bashar al-Assad threatens US troops

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-01 15:31
A US soldier walks on a newly installed position, near the tense front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (Photo: AP) ...

US affirms, again, no agreement with Turkey on Manbij

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-30 10:29
A photo showing US forces patrol on the outskirts of the Syrian town, Manbij, a flashpoint between Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters and US-backed Kurdish fighters, in al-Asaliyah village, Aleppo province, Syria. (Photo: AP/Arab 24 Network) ...

Turkish Soldier Killed in PKK Attack on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2018-05-30 00:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters on carried out an attack on a Turkish army unit, killing at least one Turkish soldier, an official statement said. According to Turkish General Staff, the attack took place on the border areas of Kurdistan ...

A spot light about the life of a fighter from Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-05-29 16:10
Despite the injuries suffered by the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in the battles, they are still steadfast in defending their lands and their country and liberating their areas from the abomination of terrorism. Zakariya Yahya al-Muhammad, a membe ...

Graduated 235 fighters from Shahid Abed regiment in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-05-29 01:30
Today, Shahid Abed regiment graduated the second course of the Syrian Democratic Forces fighters at Raqqa city, under the name of the Martyr’s Revenge and included 235 fighters from Raqqa and Deir Al-Zour. T he course lasted 45 days during which the fight ...

Spanish warrior fighting with Syrian Kurds killed in battle against IS

E-Kurd - 2018-05-29 01:06
DERIK, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Spanish volunteer fighting with Syrian Kurdish militia was killed in Deir ez-Zor in an operation against Islamic State IS fighters in northern Syria, People’s Defense Units (YPG) Press Office announced on Sunday. Spanish YPG f ...

Turkey Claims Killing of 23 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-05-20 00:12
ERBIL — Turkish military on Friday claimed it has killed 23 fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in one week during airstrikes in Kurdistan Region border areas. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that figures were for airstrikes betw ...

Deputy PM: Turkey will never return Afrin to Assad regime

Waar Media - 2018-05-16 13:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdağ on Wednesday said Turkey will never return Afrin region of Syria to Bashar Al Assad regime. The Turkish military and Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters on Jan. 20 launched Operation Olive Branch in the A ...

PKK Attacks Turkish Army, Injures Two Soldiers

BAS News - 2018-05-15 00:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters on Monday attacked a unit of the Turkish army in the Kurdish Sirnak province, injuring at least two soldiers. A security source cited by Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency said that fire exchange erupted afte ...

Graduation of a training course of Shahid Nuri Assaf regiment in Manbij

SDF Press - 2018-05-10 14:16
In the framework of organizing the role of the regiments within Manbij military council, and after the formation of its structure in activating its military activities, the training course in regiment of shahid Nuri Assaf was concluded. The fighters recei ...

Shahid Seyamand Academy opens its fifth course of military discipline

SDF Press - 2018-05-03 02:58
Shahid Seyamand Academy opened the fifth course of military discipline, carrying the name of Shahid Firas Kubani. The course included 30 fighters from all regions of the Syrian north. The course will last for 45 days, during which the volunteers will rece ...

The Two Deaths of Crazy Fakhir

WarIsBoring - 2018-04-30 19:20
This story originally appeared on Nov. 18, 2014. Many Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have died fighting Islamic State militants. But the news of Col. Fakhir Barwary’s death on Nov. 11, 2014 held special significance. That’s because Barwary’s death has been re ...

Syrian troops briefly take villages east of Euphrates river

Washington Times - 2018-04-30 05:11
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces on Sunday briefly captured four villages east of the Euphrates River in the eastern province of Deir el-Zour after rare clashes with U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters, then lost the area in a counteroffensive by the ...

Turkey Claims It “Neutralised” 41 PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-04-28 14:38
ERBIL — The Turkish army claims it had “neutralised” a total of 41 Kurdish fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in southeast of the country and in border areas of Kurdistan Region during the past week. The Turkish Armed Forces claimed in a stat ...

Turkey-PKK Clash in Kurdistan Displaces Villagers

BAS News - 2018-04-27 20:31
ERBIL — Turkish armed forces and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters clashed on Friday in Kurdistan Region’s border territories, causing displacement to several families from cnearby villages. The fierce confrontation took place in Bradost area on no ...

mine victims of terrorism

SDF Press - 2018-04-27 03:26
The Wounded House In Ain Issa, seeks to provide moral support and help the wounded fighters who have defended their land by taking care of them and providing them with appropriate treatment and care. This care is symbolic of their sacrifices for freedom a ...

Iran Recruited 80,000 Shi'ite Fighters in Syria: Israeli Envoy

BAS News - 2018-04-27 01:06
ERBIL - Iran has recruited at least 80,000 Shi'ite militants in Syria, training at a base near the capital of the country, Israeli Envoy to the UN Danny Danon said on Thursday. "What you can see here is Iran's central induction and recruitment center in ...

Turkey Places 70 Kurdish Villages, Hamlets Under Curfew

BAS News - 2018-04-26 13:59
ERBIL — At least 17 Kurdish villages and 53 hamlets in southeastern Turkey were placed under a round-the-clock curfew on Wednesday. The curfew was imposed as the Turkish army is conducting an operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters ...
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