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SDF commander voices support for planned safe zone in northern Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-25 12:55

Israel says it struck IRGC targets in Syria; Iran denies it

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-25 12:55

A year of Israel’s IDF statements about Iran, in one place

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-25 11:49
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN After the August 24 airstrikes in Syria Israel has put out a number of statements rapidly. These include the official IDF Press Release: IDF fighter jets […] ...

Why Russia and Turkey failed to compromise on embattled Idlib in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-25 11:24
Turkey's outposts in Idlib are under threat ...

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack: army

Rûdaw - 2019-08-25 09:05
Israel said it thwarted an attack on the Jewish state ...

Syrian Kurds say will help implement U.S.-Turkey ‘safe zone’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds said on Saturday they would support the implementation of a US-Turkey deal to set up a buffer zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) along the Turkish border. The so-called “safe zone” agreed by Washington and Ankara e ...

U.S.-Turkey operation center for Syria safe zone at full capacity: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
ANKARA,— A US-Turkey operations center aimed at creating a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Kurdish northern Syria) is operating at “full capacity”, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Saturday. Under an agreement reached between Ankara and Washingto ...

The Iran ‘land bridge’: A history in maps and reports (with links)

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-25 00:30
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Airstrikes in Iraq between July 19 and August 20 are attempts to interdict Iran’s “land bridge” that stretches across Iraq and Syria to Lebanon. This was […] ...

Regime forces surround Turkish post in Syria - Taipei Times

Taipeitimes - 2019-08-25 00:17

FarsNews Agency - Syria in Last 24 Hours: Ankara-Controlled Areas in Syria Becoming Safe Zones for ISIL

Farsnews - 2019-08-24 22:20

Human shield actions in Kobane and Serekaniye continue

ANF - 2019-08-24 20:05
People of Northern Syria are committed to prevent an invasion by the Turkish state. ...

Austria agrees to receive two ISIS children in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-24 19:45

Military councils to be stationed at Northern Syria border

ANF - 2019-08-24 19:32
As of today, local military councils will be stationed in the border area in northern Syria in place of the YPG/YPJ, according to SDF commander Hesen Qamişlo. ...

HRE: Six Turkish-backed terrorists killed in Azaz and Mare

ANF - 2019-08-24 14:45
HRE continue inflicting blows on the occupation forces in northern Syria. ...

Mazlum Abdi announces restructuring of SDF

ANF - 2019-08-24 14:22
At the annual meeting of the SDF in Hesekê, Mazlum Abdi announced a restructuring of the military forces as a guarantee for a free Syria. ...

ISIS sleeper cell kills Syriac Christian fighter in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-24 08:48

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria

Gulf Times - 2019-08-24 07:21

Turkey says military convoy targeted in northern Syria | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-24 01:43

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 23:42
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

IS makes comeback in Syria through sleeper cells

Al Monitor - 2019-08-23 19:18

Shehba suffers Turkey’s bombs and Syria’s embargo

ANF - 2019-08-23 19:10
People from Afrin who live in Shehba are suffering due to the Syrian regime’s embargo against the canton, and are subjected to bombings by the Turkish state and their allied gangs. ...

Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 14:23
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

Spotlight: Syria's Idlib offensive may turn tide against Turkey in Syria: analysts - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-23 14:03

ISIS is reconstituting in Iraq and Syria | New Europe

Neweurope - 2019-08-23 09:55

Syria offensive puts Turkish troops, border plans in peril | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-08-23 06:14

ANALYSIS - Turkey and Iran exacerbating crisis in Syria and Iraq - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-08-23 01:31

Airstrikes Hit Near Turkish Convoy in Syria, Raising Tension

Theepochtimes - 2019-08-23 01:00

Turkey-Russia-Iran triple summit to be held on September 16

ANF - 2019-08-22 16:07
Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran will gather in Ankara on September 16 to discuss Syria. ...

ISIS back from the dead in Syria, Iraq | P.M. News

Pmnewsnigeria - 2019-08-22 14:42

Teachers protest Turkish threats in Kobanê and Serêkaniyê

ANF - 2019-08-22 12:06
Thousands of teachers have demonstrated on Wednesday in Kobanê and Serêkaniyê against the Turkish state threats of invasion of Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

Rights group says Turkey sowing dissent in Syria

Al Monitor - 2019-08-22 07:22

US and Turkey defence chiefs discuss Syria 'security mechanism' Meanwhile, State Department spokeswoman expresses concern about Ankara’s removal of three elected mayors in Kurdish areas August 22, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-22 07:14

Defense secretary says ISIS not in resurgent state in Syria - KTVZ

KTVZ - 2019-08-22 07:01

Defense secretary says ISIS not in a resurgent state in Syria despite Pentagon report saying ISIS is resurging - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-08-22 01:54

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-08-22 00:00

Military escalation in Syria’s Idlib province tests Turkey’s resolve

Thedefensepost - 2019-08-21 23:37

From the failed 2016 coup attempt to the S-400s

Kathimerini - 2019-08-21 22:57
beyond its borders with Syria in order to contain Kurdish fighters seemed to have persuaded the US ...

Turkey’s planned military operation in Syria may benefit Russia - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-21 17:07

TEV-DEM's Xelil appeals on France to prevent Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-08-21 16:32
TEV-DEM co-chair Aldal Xelil has written an open-ed in the French paper Liberation in which he appeals to France to prevent the Turkish occupation of Northern Syria. ...

Turkey’s role in high dudgeon crisis of Syria - Daily Times

Dailytimes - 2019-08-21 02:32

Organizing the work of private educational institutes in al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-21 02:29
Al-Raqqa – The Special Education Office of the Education and Learning Committee in al-Raqqa held a meeting with the presidency of the Education and Learning Authority in the self-administration in Northern and Eastern Syria, on Tuesday, to find organizati ...

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-20 21:54
Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. ...

Germany takes back four Islamic State children from Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-08-20 18:35
Thousands of Islamic State members, including foreigners, women and children, are being held by Kurdish-led authorities in northern Syria. ...

Isis regaining strength in Iraq and Syria fewer than six months after Trump celebrated victory, military officials warn | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-20 18:35

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-20 18:19

Islamic State fighter stripped of UK citizenship hopes Canada will take him

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
LONDON,— A Muslim convert who was stripped of his British citizenship after traveling to Syria to fight with Islamic State said on Monday he hoped Canada, where he is a citizen, would take him from the Kurdish prison in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) he is be ...

El-Ebid: Turkey doesn't want a safe zone, but a surrender zone

ANF - 2019-08-20 16:05
Speaking at a human shield action in Serêkaniyê, Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration deputy co-chair, Hemdan El-Ebid, said that Turkey does not want a safety zone but a surrender occupation area. ...

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Kurdish children in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 14:08
SANJAQ SAADUN, Syrian Kurdistan,— In a schoolyard of rural Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, boys and girls break out into giggles watching Charlie Chaplin’s pranks, a rare treat thanks to a mobile cinema roving through the countryside. In ...

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children

Rûdaw - 2019-08-20 13:47
Shero Hinde screens the films in remote villages ...

Why a Military Confrontation Between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria Might Be Good News for Russia - The Moscow Times

Themoscowtimes - 2019-08-20 13:47

Palestinians Of Syria Facing “Kimlik” Crisis In Turkey – Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2019-08-20 10:39

Turkey Threatens New Tensions With Russia and Iran in Syria As It Tries to Make a Deal with U.S.

Newsweek - 2019-08-20 06:19

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three

Reuters - 2019-08-20 06:12
Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced against rebels inside a key town. ...

Activists: Airstrikes halt Turkish convoy on road in Syria | WSTM

Cnycentral - 2019-08-20 03:14

Kurds in Syria hand over four IS-linked children to Germany - The Local

Thelocal - 2019-08-20 02:52

Over 500 Civilians Dead After Russian-Led Assault in Syria - The Moscow Times

Themoscowtimes - 2019-08-20 01:47

Car Bomb Kills Kurdish Police Officer in Qamishli, Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-08-20 00:02

ISIS Resurgence: confirmed by US Air Force statistics

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-19 23:30
Although the Islamic State no longer controls territory, it still has thousands of fighters in Iraq and Syria. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images) ...

Airstrikes hit near Turkish convoy in Syria, raising tension

Gulan Media - 2019-08-19 22:52

Turkey 'strongly' condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria

France24 - 2019-08-19 21:53

Regime advance cuts off Turkish convoy in Syria - Kuwait Times

Kuwaittimes - 2019-08-19 21:53

Activists: Airstrikes halt Turkish convoy on road in Syria | WTVC

Newschannel9 - 2019-08-19 21:51

Activists: Airstrikes halt Turkish convoy on road in Syria | WPEC

Cbs12 - 2019-08-19 21:37

Syrian Kurds hand over four Islamic State children to Germany: official

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 17:30
SIMALKA CROSSING, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria Monday handed over four children linked with the Islamic State group to Germany in their first such repatriation to the European country, an offi ...

Activists: Airstrikes halt Turkish convoy on road in Syria | KATV

KATV - 2019-08-19 17:18

Turkey says three killed in strike on convoy Syria slammed as act of aggression - Syria -

Haaretz - 2019-08-19 17:18

Turkey slams 'attack' on its convoy in Syria - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-08-19 17:18

IS car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria

Yahoo - 2019-08-19 16:08

Christians in northeast Syria appeal for prayer for safety

Catholicregister - 2019-08-19 15:21

Syria regime forces enter key town amid fierce clashes: monitor

Rûdaw - 2019-08-19 12:42
Regime forces lost the town in 2014 ...

Damascus: Turkey is sending convoy to Khan Sheikhoun

ANF - 2019-08-19 11:58
A Turkish army convoy carrying munitions crossed into northwest Syria on Monday to help mercenaries in town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib, Syrian state media said. ...

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-19 09:14

Car bomb targets security force in northeastern Syria, kills one

Yahoo - 2019-08-19 01:27

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two other people Sunday in the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in in northeast Syria, police said, the second such attack in just over a month. Kurdish ...

Car bomb targets security force in northeastern Syria, kills one

Gulan Media - 2019-08-18 14:22

PKK leader jailed in Turkey sends message to Arab tribes in northeast Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-08-18 14:22

Russia and Syria in the Spotlight for Latest Idlib Medic Deaths | Inter Press Service

Ipsnews - 2019-08-18 14:09

PKK leader jailed in Turkey sends message to Arab tribes in northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-18 13:12

Human shield action against invasion continues in Kobane

ANF - 2019-08-18 13:06
People of North and East Syria continue their protests against Turkish attacks and invasion threats. ...

Car bomb goes off in Syria's Qamishli - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-18 10:47

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-08-18 10:47

Pentagon IG: Islamic State 'Consolidated Its Insurgency' in Iraq and Syria

Breitbart - 2019-08-18 06:07

Kurdish opposition member says all Kurdish areas in Syria must

Rûdaw - 2019-08-17 19:42

More than 100,000 missing or detained in Syria, UN says

PRI - 2019-08-17 11:48

U.S. and Turkey in northeast Syria: Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-17 09:38

US-Turkey buffer zone on Syria border will come in phases - The National

Thenational - 2019-08-17 06:27

Turkey says Syria safe zone center to start work next week: Anadolu

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 23:14
ISTANBUL,—A joint Turkish-U.S. operation centre to establish and manage a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria will be fully operational next week, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday. Turkey and the United States agr ...

'We have suffered enough,' say families of the missing and detained in Syria | WVTF

WVTF - 2019-08-16 22:17

Swedish MP: We must mobilize for Rojava

ANF - 2019-08-16 17:52
Left Party MP Daniel Riazat said the Turkish state aims to destroy the egalitarian, just and ecologist system in Northern and Eastern Syria and added: “we must mobilize to defend Rojava.” ...

SDF command reveals details about buffer zone in northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-16 17:38

Art Industry News: Jailed ISIS Fighters Are Now Receiving Art Therapy in Kurdish-Held Syria + Other Stories

Artnet - 2019-08-16 16:40

Russia says it supports dialogue between Damascus and Kurds in northeast Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-16 15:43

SDF propose longer, shallower ‘safe zone’ in north Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-08-16 15:03

SDF Commander General: Negotiations on ‘safe zone’ continue

ANF - 2019-08-16 14:23
The indirect talks with the Turkish state continue, explained SDF Commander General Mazlum Abdi, adding that a final agreement on a buffer zone in northern Syria has not been reached yet. ...

Did France end efforts for intra-Kurdish rapprochement in Syria?

Al Monitor - 2019-08-16 14:21

SDF propose longer, shallower ‘safe zone’ in north Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-16 09:07

Rojava an example of ecosocialism

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-16 08:25
Make Rojava Green Again Issue 1233 Northern Syria Rojava revolution ecosocialism In 2011, in the context of the Arab Spring, a civil war began in Syria, pitting various armed groups against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Rapidly, a Kurdish-majority ...

ISIS prisoners in Syria getting short sentences and art classes in rehabilitation effort

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-08-16 07:23

In Syria, captured ISIS fighters get short sentences, art therapy

Pressdemocrat - 2019-08-15 23:01

ISIS fighters watching Arabic soap operas, taking art therapy in Syria's Kurdish-run prison - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-08-15 21:09

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