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Panorama Investigation: War crimes scandal exposed

BBC - 2019-11-18 01:02
British Special Forces have been accused of covering up the killings of four young Afghans in 2012. ...

Hong Kong protests: Police tear gas met with petrol bombs

BBC - 2019-11-18 00:03
Fresh clashes between protesters and the security forces erupted in Hong Kong. Tear gas and water cannon were met with petrol bombs, bricks and other improvised weapons. ...

Iran: US Condemns Use of "Lethal Force" Against Protesters

BAS News - 2019-11-17 23:42
ERBIL - The United States has condemned the use of "lethal force" by the Iranian security forces against the protesters who have been taking to the streets since Friday night. Tens of thousands of people across Iran have been demonstrating against a surp ...

Russian forces deploy to Tishrin dam in cooperation with Kurdish forces

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-17 23:21

US Building Two New Bases in Northeast of Syria: Report

BAS News - 2019-11-17 21:53
ERBIL - The US military is reportedly working on building a couple of new bases in northeast of Syria, state media said on Sunday. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the US forces are constructing the two military bases in the northeast cor ...

Tehran: Shop Owners Go on Strike to Protest Petrol Price Hiking

BAS News - 2019-11-17 18:30
ERBIL - A big marketplace in the Iranian capital Tehran was closed on Sunday to protest against the dramatic increase of the petrol price. According to Sky News, the shop owners were forcibly dispersed by the security forces before they could join the pr ...

Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief says 'mechanized' forces headed to Syria | Troops would protect oil fields | House subpoenas State, OMB officials in impeachment inquiry | Trump keeps up attacks on key diplomat | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-11-17 14:46

Les SDF aturen els atacants turcs a Tell Temir i recuperen 6 pobles

KurdisCat - 2019-11-17 14:29
Les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) han aturat l'ofensiva turca sobre Tell Temir a l'alçada de Zarkan (Abu Rasayn). L'autovia siriana M4 continua en mans de les SDF que han recuperat les localitats de Azaziya, Al-Arisha, Dao ...

SDF Hands Over Christian Town of Tal Tamar to Syria, Russia Forces

BAS News - 2019-11-17 13:32
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has reached an agreement with the Russians and the Syrian regime to leave the Christian-majority town of Tal Tamar, a source told BasNews. According to the agreement, SDF fighters will retreat to 1 kilometer sou ...

HRE: One jihadist killed in revenge operation

ANF - 2019-11-17 10:00
HRE forces continue to carry out revenge operations against the invading Turkish army and their jihadist gangs. ...

'They abandoned us': Commanding general of US-allied Kurdish forces rails against US plans to pull back from Syria - ABC News

GO - 2019-11-17 09:49

Iran Petrol Price Protests: 21 Kurds Killed, Over 140 Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-17 09:46
ERBIL — At least 21 Kurds were killed by security forces since Friday when people across Iran took to the streets to protest the surprising increase of petrol prices. According to local reports, massive demonstrations have begun across Iran, including th ...

Iran ‘RISE UP’? Protests sweep Iran on November 15-16

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-17 08:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Iranian mobile networks appeared to go offline on Saturday night amid rising protests in Iran. Videos from across the country showed security forces firing tear gas, […] ...

Why Turkey is attacking Kurd forces in Syria, explained | Watch News Videos Online

Globalnews - 2019-11-17 06:07

Syrian Kurdish Refugees Say Kurdish Forces Tried To Prevent Them From Fleeing To Iraq | WUNC

WUNC - 2019-11-16 21:31

Russian forces take over abandoned US air base in Syria | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-11-16 21:23

Syrian Kurds Should Not Pay for US-Turkey Economic Ties: SDF

BAS News - 2019-11-16 19:54
ERBIL — The Kurds in Syria should not pay the price for the economic interests and relations between the United States and Turkey, said Mustafa Bali, head of the Press Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces. The comments came after Turkish President Rece ...

PICTURES: Growing Violence in Protests after Iran Hikes Petrol Prices

BAS News - 2019-11-16 18:46
ERBIL — Several dozens of people were killed or injured across Iran after protesters clashed with the security forces. Thousands of Iranians across the country took to the streets on Friday evening following a surprising increase of fuel prices. The Iran ...

Turkey agrees to pause fighting, but not to withdraw forces from Northern Syria | World News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-11-16 17:36

Centrifugal Forces Tug at the World - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-11-16 15:58

Iraq Protests: 700 Protesters Disabled So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-16 15:33
ERBIL - At least 700 Iraqi protesters have so far been disabled after they were injured during clashes with the security forces since early October. Citing medical sources, Al-Arabiya Al-Jadeed revealed in a report that over 16,000 people have been wound ...

HE President Nechirvan Barzani: “Peshmerga is a symbol of bravery and determination around the world.. the development of Peshmerga officers is a vital necessity for Kurdistan Region.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-16 14:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga HE Nechirvan Barzani, Kurdistan Region President and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces, gave a speech during the graduation ceremony of a military training program in Zakho, remarking that the Peshmerga has bec ...

SDF reports ongoing attacks by the occupation forces

ANF - 2019-11-16 12:55
Two fighters of the SDF were martyred in the resistance against invasion. ...

17 mercenaries killed in al-Bab

ANF - 2019-11-16 12:22
Police forces were targeted in the action. ...

Turkish forces commit war crimes in Syria offensive - fresh evidence | Amnesty International UK

Amnesty - 2019-11-16 12:10

Revolutionary Youth protest Turkish invasion in Shehba

ANF - 2019-11-16 11:53
The Revolutionary Youth underlined that they would be standing behind the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in their historic resistance against invasion. ...

Iranian Forces Kill Kurdish Tradesmen

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-16 02:02
The Iranian checkpoints forces in Bengin Khan of Piranshahr opened fire at a group of Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- and tradesmen crossing the border at the border highlands where one… The post Iranian Forces Kill Kurdish Tradesmen appeared fi ...

Armored Vehicles Will Support U.S. Forces Guarding Syrian Oil Fields | West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Wvpublic - 2019-11-16 00:50

Nechirvan Barzani Reiterates on the Reform Process of MOPA

KRG-Spain - 2019-11-16 00:06
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 11 November 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region and Commander-in-Chief of Peshmerga Forces, Nechirvan Barzani met with the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs and Commanders of Peshmerga Forces to assess the latest developments of it ...

Islamic Jihad a Headache for Hamas

E-Kurd - 2019-11-15 20:50
Manish Rai | Fresh round of escalation between Israelis and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has just completed as hundreds of rockets is being fired towards Israeli cities and Israeli defence Forces (IDF) responding with overwhelming air strikes. Thi ...

Damascus Expects Turkey To Pull Back After Kurds Withdraw Forces From Border - Assad - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-11-15 20:24

Turkish forces say they've captured key Syrian border town

KCRG - 2019-11-15 19:46

Occupation forces kidnap 16 civilians in a village of Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-15 14:18
Attacks and crimes against the people of northern Syria continue increasingly. ...

Occupation forces attack the village of Til Menax

ANF - 2019-11-15 12:19
Intensified attacks against Til Temir region continue uninterrupted. ...

HRE: Four Turkish-backed mercenaries killed

ANF - 2019-11-15 11:47
Afrin Liberation Forces continue their actions against invasion forces in the occupied northeastern Syria territory. ...

Armored Vehicles Will Support U.S. Forces Guarding Syrian Oil Fields | WFAE

WFAE - 2019-11-15 08:40

American-born woman who joined ISIS is not a citizen, judge rules

Seattle Times - 2019-11-15 06:21
The surprise ruling leaves the fate of Hoda Muthana and her child in doubt amid the deteriorating security environment in northern Syria since Turkey invaded territory held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S. ally. The SDF supervises the ...

Forces d'ocupació turques maten dos militants del PKK

KurdisCat - 2019-11-14 22:09
Les Hêzên Parastina Gel (Forces de Defensa Popular, HPG) van matar un militar turc a Xakurkê el 13 de novembre. Un dia abans avions turcs van assassinat dos milicians de la branca armada del Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan (Partit dels Treballadors del Kurdis ...

Assalt general dels invasors turcs sobre Tell Temir

KurdisCat - 2019-11-14 22:09
Ahir es van produir enfrontaments ferotges entre invasors turcs i forces kurdes a la ciutat estratègica de Tell Tamir, al nord de Síria, amb guanys territorials per als primers. Els enfrontaments mortals es produïren coincidint amb la visita del president ...

Moscow Will Dominate Middle East For Long

E-Kurd - 2019-11-14 20:19
Manish Rai | On one hand United States military outposts and bases are being emptied or destroyed after Washington withdrew from the North East Syria and left its Kurdish allies and on the other hand Russian forces are moving in to take over th ...

Senator Graham says U.S. will not abandon Syrian Kurdish forces | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-14 18:58

Turkey, Russia Complete Sixth Joint Patrol in Syria

BAS News - 2019-11-14 18:28
ERBIL - As part of an agreement between the sides to force the Kurdish fighters withdraw from the region, the Turkish and Russian forces concluded the sixth round of joint patrols in north of Syria on Thursday. "Turkish and Russian units accompanied by U ...

Four more demonstrators dead in Baghdad

ANF - 2019-11-14 16:04
Four more demonstrators were reportedly killed in the Iraqi capital Baghdad by security forces. ...

Kurdish Porter Shot Dead by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-11-14 15:04
ERBIL — Iranian border guards on Thursday killed a Kurdish porter (commonly known as Kolbar) in the border areas between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. Kamaran Bayanak, 24, was shot dead after the Iranian forces opened fire at a group of por ...

Bombardment and looting by occupation forces in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-14 14:45
Occupation forces continue their bombardments on villages of Til Temir and have started looting in the villages they have invaded. ...

[PICTURES]: Seven IS Hideouts Destroyed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-11-14 14:30
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells. Iraqi War Media Cell confirmed the report in a statement on Thursday, saying that the hideouts were destroyed during an operation near Ramal villag ...

Iraq Protests Thursday’s Death Toll: Two Killed, 35 Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-14 14:30
ERBIL — At least two Iraqi protesters were killed in Baghdad on Thursday after they clashed with the security forces, 35 others were injured. According to media reports, security forces used tear gas and live ammunition to disperse the protesters. More t ...

Turkish-Russian patrol stoned in Dirbesiye

ANF - 2019-11-14 13:19
Rojava people say they do not want the occupation forces on their land. ...

Occupation forces attack civilian settlements in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-14 12:18
Fighters of the Syriac Military Council respond to the attacks. ...

Turkish Forces Launch Military Attack Against Kurds At Syrian Border | NPR

KCRW - 2019-11-14 07:25

Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish Border Porters, Three Wounded

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-14 02:02
The Iranian checkpoints forces in Kurdistan opened fire at the Kurdish Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- of which three of the Kolbars were wounded, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish B ...

US forces scramble for Syria exit as Trump announces sanctions on Turkey

Militarytimes - 2019-11-14 00:56

Els invasors turcs llencen ofensiva contra els pobles cristians del Nord de Síria

KurdisCat - 2019-11-14 00:15
L'exèrcit turc amb els mercenaris auxiliars continuen l'ofensiva sobre Tell Temir malgrat el contraatac de les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) i les tropes d'Àssad, Syrian Arab Army (Exèrcit Àrab Sirià, SAA) de la setmana pas ...

U.S. forces say they’ll redeploy, work with Kurds to continue pressure on Islamic State - National |

Globalnews - 2019-11-13 23:46

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 ...

Turkey launches large-scale operation against Kurdish militant group

TASS - 2019-11-13 20:31
The operation involves 2,360 personnel from police and regional security forces ...

President Barzani: Kurdistan Region Needs a Unified National Military

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-13 19:56
Zakho, Kurdistan Region, 12 November 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region and Commander-in-Chief of the Peshmerga Forces Nechirvan Barzani participated in the graduation ceremony of the the Military Academy in Zakho. During a speech at the ceremony, Pr ...

Internal Security Forces: Qamishlo bombs ordered from Turkey

ANF - 2019-11-13 16:10
In parallel with the invading attacks launched by the Turkish state on 9 October 2019, bomb attacks increased in the cities of North-East Syria. ...

Turkey begins assault on Kurdish fighters in Syria, after US forces step aside | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-13 15:15

Three IS Jihadists Killed after Iraqi Forces Discover a Hideout near Hawija

BAS News - 2019-11-13 15:10
ERBIL — Iraqi forces carried out an operation to destroy a hideout for the Islamic State (IS) in southwest Kirkuk province on Wednesday, killing at least three jihadists after a confrontation broke out. According to local security sources, the operation ...

U.S. mil­i­tary im­ag­ery shows pos­si­ble atroc­i­ties by Turk­ish-backed forces in Syria | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-11-13 13:20

Trump, Erdogan in White House meeting to discuss Kurds, Turkey closeness to Russia

Washington Times - 2019-11-13 11:02
President Trump intends to confront Turkey's president bluntly Wednesday about Ankara's increasing coziness with Russia, and he will reject Turkish demands for the U.S. to stop cooperating with Kurdish forces in Syria, senior administration officials sai ...

Nechirvan Barzani Reiterates on the Reform Process of MOPA

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-13 10:51
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 11 November 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region and Commander-in-Chief of Peshmerga Forces, Nechirvan Barzani met with the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs and Commanders of Peshmerga Forces to assess the latest developments of i ...

Today Marks the 4rd Anniversary of Sinjar Liberation

BAS News - 2019-11-13 10:40
ERBIL — Today, 13 November, marks the third anniversary of the liberation of Sinjar from the Islamic State (IS). The massive operation with thousands of Kurdish forces was led by the Kurdistan Peshmerga forces and backed by the US-led Coalition. It marke ...

No Intention to Cut US Alliance with Syrian Kurds: Official

BAS News - 2019-11-13 10:40
ERBIL — The United States has no intention to end its alliance with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Reuters cited a senior US administration official as saying on Tuesday. “There is no intention for that cooperation to end,” a senior admi ...

Perpetrators of the Qamishlo attack captured

ANF - 2019-11-13 08:13
North and East Syrian Internal Security Forces vowed to continue their struggle and protect the people and their land against the occupation forces. ...

Kurdistan President Stresses the Importance of “Modernized, Unified” Peshmerga Forces

Gulan Media - 2019-11-13 08:07

Turkish forces say they've captured key Syrian border town

WCJB - 2019-11-13 03:15

Un manifestant syrien tué par les forces turques

Lefigaro - 2019-11-13 03:04

Forces kurdes en Syrie: Washington n'a pas pleinement respecté ses engagements (Erdogan)

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-13 00:20

Un manifestant syrien tué par les forces turques (police kurde)

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-13 00:20

Turkey’s proxy army in northern Syria accused of abusing civilians

WarIsBoring - 2019-11-12 23:47
Turkish troops and their proxy forces are wreaking havoc in northern Syria, displacing hundreds of thousands and committing alleged war crimes on a daily basis. The Ankara-commanded proxy militias bear the brunt of the blame for much of the reported atroc ...

U.S. forces leave ‘high-value’ ISIS detainees behind in retreat from Syria | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-11-12 22:18

Martyr Hesen Al-Hemed laid to rest in Tabqa

ANF - 2019-11-12 20:11
Hesen Al-Ehmed, the Self-Defense Forces fighter who fell martyr while on military service, was laid to rest in Tabqa. ...

FarsNews Agency - Turkey-Affiliated Forces, Terrorists Clash with Syrian Army in Hasaka

Farsnews - 2019-11-12 16:43

U.S. Drones Appear to Show Turkish-Backed Forces Targeting Civilians in Syria - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-11-12 16:43

Erdogan to Meet With Trump as Turkish Forces Target Kurds, Christians in Syria | CBN News

CBN - 2019-11-12 14:47

Clashes in two villages of Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-12 14:03
Occupation forces continue their attacks against northern Syria. ...

Turkish Troops Open Fire at Protesters in Syrian Kurdish Town of Kobane

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL —Turkish forces opened fire at a group of protesters in the Kurdish town of Kobane, northern Syria. Reports of at least four civilians injured were confirmed. More details to follow… ...

Kurdistan Presidents Stresses the Importance of “Modernized, Unified” Peshmerga Force

BAS News - 2019-11-12 12:28
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani said developing the Peshmerga forces into a more modernized and better unified army is of significant importance at this stage. “Peshmerga forces should be kept away from internal political competition ...

Forces kurdes en Syrie: Washington n'a pas respecté ses engagements selon Erdogan

Lefigaro - 2019-11-12 12:07

People stone Turkish-Russian patrol in Kobane

ANF - 2019-11-12 11:37
Rojava people say they do not want the occupation forces on their land. ...

US troops in ‘deliberate withdrawal’ from Syria bases as fight against ISIS continues American forces leave several bases amid shaky truce between Turkish military and Kurds November 12, 2019

The National AE - 2019-11-12 06:11

Nearly 600 US Forces to Stay in Syria: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-11-11 23:26
ERBIL - Washington has decided to keep around 600 US forces in Syria despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his country's troops from the Middle Eastern country, the Pentagon said on Sunday. "There will be less than 1,000 for sure," said G ...

Turkish forces advance in Syria as US troops come under fire

Ksnblocal4 - 2019-11-11 23:11

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. ...

Syrian chaos exacerbated by contradictory external forces

Irishtimes - 2019-11-11 21:29

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb, JFK Advisory Council member, on why America’s decision to abandon the Kurds is shameful

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-11 20:30
US has left many allies bewildered and stranded – they deserve better Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is the former Director of UK Special Forces and the ex-Deputy Commander of US-led forces in Iraq. Here, he explains why he believes America’s decision ...

Afrin Liberation Forces: 5 Turkish and mercenary forces killed

ANF - 2019-11-11 18:05
The Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) said they have carried out a number of actions against the invading Turkish forces in the region of Shera and added that at least 5 invaders were killed. ...

Iraqi Security Forces Kill 14 IS Jihadists near Mosul: State Media

BAS News - 2019-11-11 15:35
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces carried out an operation against the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul, north of Iraq, during which they killed at least 14 jihadists. According Iraq’s state-owned news agency, the operation was conducted in the remote areas sou ...

Turkey bombs Assyrian villages in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-11 15:34
Occupation forces have intensified their attacks against northern Syria. ...

Waterford man volunteers with Kurdish forces in Syria during fight against ISIS - Waterford Live

Waterfordlive - 2019-11-11 13:24

People of Rojava stone the occupation forces on patrol

ANF - 2019-11-11 13:10
A convoy of the Russian and Turkish military patrol in the west of Dirbêsiyê has been stoned by local residents. In the meantime, the attacks of the invading troops on Til Temir continue unabated. ...

How the Syrian Democratic Forces Were Suddenly Transformed into "Kurdish Forces" -

Counterpunch - 2019-11-11 11:35

Emergència humanitària al Nord de Síria

KurdisCat - 2019-11-11 11:31
Les darreres dades de la invasió turca de Síria, que va iniciar-se el 6 d'octubre parlen de 400.000 persones desplaçades, 420 combatents de les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) caiguts i 1.419 ferits, 509 civils morts i 2.733 ...

ENKS, Mazloum Abdi Meet to Discuss Unity in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-11 11:12
ERBIL — Delegations from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) and the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) met in the recent days to discuss the solutions to their disputes and create unity among Syrian Kurdish political forces, an official re ...

Three Protesters Killed in Southern Iraq: Source

BAS News - 2019-11-11 10:15
ERBIL — At least three protesters were shot dead by the Iraqi security forces in the southern city of Nassiriya on Sunday, medical sources confirmed to Reuters. According to the sources, the Iraqi security forces used live ammunition to disperse a large ...

Turkish forces kill 2 Kurdish fighters, seize Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain

Aninews - 2019-11-11 10:13

Five Italian special forces personnel injured in IED explosion in northern Iraq

The Defense Post - 2019-11-11 09:44
Five Italian special forces personnel were wounded when they were struck by an IED while supporting Kurdish Peshmerga in northern Iraq The post Five Italian special forces personnel injured in IED explosion in northern Iraq appeared first on The Defense ...

UN proposes road map for Iraq, US call for new elections

ANF - 2019-11-11 09:34
At least 319 protesters have been killed by security forces in Iraq since the economically driven protests and unrest began last month, according to the latest figures. ...
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