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Kurdistan 24: US-led Coalition airstrikes destroy ISIS tunnels southwest of Erbil

Justice for Kurds - 2020-05-27 07:48
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The US-led coalition against the Islamic State, in coordination with Kurdish Peshmerga forces, carried out airstrikes on Wednesday against the terrorist group’s fighters in the area known as Qarachukh Mountain, located outside the d ...

ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

Seattle Times - 2020-05-26 06:48
WASHINGTON — A year after United States-backed forces seized the last remnant of territory under Islamic State group rule in Syria, some 10,000 captured Islamic State fighters in Kurdish-run wartime prisons pose “a significant risk” to the U.S. mission in ...

US SOF troops and Kurdish fighters take down ISIS cell leader

Sofrep - 2020-05-09 15:14

Russia’s Putin, Turkey’s Erdogan make deal to clear Kurdish fighters along entire Turkey-Syria border - Chicago Tribune

Chicagotribune - 2020-05-09 02:06

Kurdish women fighters, an unprecedented example of equality in Middle East | India.com

India - 2020-05-05 23:58

Turkish security forces kill 3 Kurdish fighters in Syria: ministry - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2020-05-05 13:50

ISIS terror threat: Fears grow as 11,000 fighters plan break-out from Kurdish-ran camps | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2020-05-01 17:59

Turkey will 'cleanse' Syria border if Russia fails to clear Kurdish fighters, Erdogan says - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2020-05-01 15:04

Tanker bomb kills at least 40 in Syrian town of Afrin Turkey and allied Syrian fighters took control of Afrin in 2018, expelling Kurdish forces and residents April 28, 2020

The National AE - 2020-04-29 03:55

Bomb kills at least 20 in Syrian town Afrin Turkey and allied Syrian fighters took control of Afrin in 2018, expelling Kurdish forces and residents April 28, 2020

The National AE - 2020-04-28 19:58

Where the fighters are female - A short history of Kurdish women on the front lines | Middle East and Africa | The Economist

Economist - 2020-04-22 19:18

Turkish Troops Neutralized 9 Kurdish Fighters In Northern Syria - Defense Ministry - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-03-31 21:00

Kurdish fighters suppress terrorist riot in Syrian prison - TV

TASS - 2020-03-30 14:42
According to Kurdish Firat news agency, inmates tried to take guards hostage and the prison under their control ...

Turkish forces 'neutralize' Kurdish fighters in Syria after 2 troops killed - UPI.com

UPI - 2020-03-26 12:56

Syrian Kurdish officials setting up court to try foreign IS fighters

Al Monitor - 2020-03-25 20:00

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4 - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2020-03-18 06:59

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4 - An-Nahar English

Annahar - 2020-03-17 14:57

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4 | WTOP

WTOP - 2020-03-14 02:07

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed four - Stripes

Stripes - 2020-03-13 01:10

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4 | myMotherLode.com

Mymotherlode - 2020-03-12 21:25

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4

Yahoo - 2020-03-12 20:53

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2020-03-12 18:38

Turkey blames Kurdish fighters for Syria blast that killed 4

NY1 - 2020-03-12 17:39

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Fox8live - 2020-03-04 16:53

SDF refutes Turkey’s report that 32 YPG fighters were killed

ANF - 2020-03-04 12:14
The Turkish state, which has been deceiving the people of Turkey for dozens of years with fabricated news on its war against the Kurdish freedom movement in North Kurdistan, continues spreading misinformation about the ongoing battle in Northeast Syria. ...

Explainer: The new migration crisis at Europe's borders

Kathimerini - 2020-03-04 00:58
President Bashar Assad and Kurdish fighters linked to the PKK, which has fought a 35-year insurgency ...

3rd SFAB and Kurdish Peshmerga work side by side to defeat threats

CENTCOM - 2020-02-25 23:00
In the Makmuhr mountains of northern Iraq where fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are regrouping and reforming, the Kurdish Peshmerga operate a small military base close to a series of lookout posts where ISIS fighters have attempted to inf ...

Syria tensions unlikely to shake Turkey’s Russian missile plans, US official says

Kathimerini - 2020-02-14 20:46
on Iran and Washington’s support for Kurdish YPG fighters in northeast Syria. Until the latest ...

Renowned Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan acquitted in 'terror' case

Al Jazeera - 2020-02-14 15:47
Author had been arrested in 2016 as part of an investigation into alleged links to Kurdish fighters. ...

Turkey calls on Russia, U.S. to remove Kurdish fighters from Syrian border areas - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2020-02-14 11:26

Kurdish fighters rip open rabbits and snakes with teeth as part of graduation ceremony | London Evening Standard

Standard - 2020-02-13 13:32

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

WBAY - 2020-02-10 20:49

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Irishexaminer - 2020-02-10 10:53

174 Kurdish fighters dead on Day 2 of incursion: Ankara

Nypost - 2020-02-09 12:51

Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

Kathimerini - 2020-02-05 22:47
Kurdish groups and civilians. The UN has repeatedly condemned the flow of weapons and foreign fighters... offensive against US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria. In theory, a cease-fire brokered ...

US said to halt secretive drone program with Turkey over Syria incursion

Kathimerini - 2020-02-05 22:47
that for years helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, four US officials told Reuters. The United... helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, four US officials told Reuters. The US decision...-backed Kurdish fighters to the Turkish onslaught, and i ...

Kurdish-led authorities in Syria plan local tribunal for Daesh fighters – Middle East Monitor - The Union Journal

Theunionjournal - 2020-01-31 02:55

Kurdish-led authorities in Syria plan local tribunal for Daesh fighters – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2020-01-30 21:56

Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria plan local tribunal for IS fighters - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-01-30 21:46

Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria plan local tribunal for IS fighters | News | 1330 & 101.5 WHBL

WHBL - 2020-01-30 20:50

Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria plan local tribunal for IS fighters | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC

WHTC - 2020-01-30 20:10

Turkey Launches Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria After Trump Calls for US Troop Withdrawal – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Nbcdfw - 2020-01-27 08:16

Turkey says it will cross into Syria 'shortly,' issues warning to Kurdish fighters | TheHill

Thehill - 2020-01-22 23:33

Thousands mourn two Kurdish fighters killed in northeast Syria | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-01-22 22:35

Ekurdaily: At least 517 dead in Syria’s Al-Hol camp holding ISIS families in 2019: medics

Justice for Kurds - 2020-01-21 18:45
Al-Hol Camp, Northern Syria,— At least 517 people, mostly children, died in 2019 in an overstretched Syrian camp housing displaced people and relatives of Islamic State group fighters, the Kurdish Red Crescent told AFP Thursday. The Kurdish-run Al-Hol cam ...

Mike Pence: Turkey agrees to five-day cease-fire to withdraw Kurdish fighters - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2020-01-17 12:36

Amanpour & Co. Bernard-Henri Lévy on the Potential Resurgence of ISIS

Justice for Kurds - 2020-01-17 08:31
“French philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Lévy has gone to the front lines of the fight against ISIS alongside Kurdish fighters. In two documentaries, Peshmerga and The Battle of Mosul, he tells the story of a people repeatedly abandoned by the West, w ...

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria | KDNL

Abcstlouis - 2020-01-17 06:37

At least 517 dead in Syria’s Al-Hol camp holding ISIS families in 2019: medics

E-Kurd - 2020-01-16 22:51
Al-Hol Camp, Northern Syria,— At least 517 people, mostly children, died in 2019 in an overstretched Syrian camp housing displaced people and relatives of Islamic State group fighters, the Kurdish Red Crescent told AFP Thursday. The Kurdish-run Al-Hol cam ...

Turkey Targets Kurdish Rebels in Iraq, Killing 4 Yazidi Fighters | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-01-16 21:16

Syria’s Al Hol camp sees more than 500 deaths in 2019

The Defense Post - 2020-01-16 10:14
At least 517 people, mostly children, died in 2019 in Syria's Al Hol housing displaced people and relatives of ISIS fighters, the Kurdish Red Crescent said The post Syria’s Al Hol camp sees more than 500 deaths in 2019 appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Turkish fighter jets bomb Kurdish YBS base in Iraq’s Sinjar, five killed

E-Kurd - 2020-01-15 17:46
SINJAR, Northwest Iraq,— Turkish warplanes bombed a base belonging to the Yazidi fighters of the Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) on Wednesday in northwest Iraq. Turkish fighter jets had bombed targets in the Dguri community in the mainly Yazidi Sinjar (Shin ...

Turkey arrests priest who gave water and bread to Kurdish fighters: report - The Christian Post

Christianpost - 2020-01-14 14:38

Turkey begins an offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria – Orange County Register

Ocregister - 2020-01-13 13:30

EXCLUSIVE: Kurdish woman fighters are finishing ISIS, smashing patriarchy - The Week

Theweek - 2020-01-10 11:44

Germany Hopes To Continue Training Kurdish Fighters In Iraqs Erbil - Defense Minister - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-01-10 00:36

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2020-01-02 09:37

Turkey says Kurdish fighters still remain near Syrian border

Nypost - 2020-01-01 20:19

Ex-British Army soldier charged with terror offences 'after fighting ISIS with Kurdish fighters in Syria'

Thesun - 2019-12-22 17:39

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

WCJB - 2019-12-22 15:33

Former British soldier accused of terrorist crimes for "trying to join Kurdish fighters in Syria" - The Media HQ

Themediahq - 2019-12-22 02:02

Former British soldier charged with terror offences for ‘trying to join Kurdish fighters in Syria’ | The Independent

Independent - 2019-12-21 23:56

Turkey Claims It "Neutralized" over 400 PKK and YPG Fighters in Four Months

BAS News - 2019-12-21 21:26
ERBIL - Turkey claimed on Saturday that it had "neutralized" more than 400 fighters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in the past four months. According to a statement by the National Defense Min ...

Turkey Launches Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Snopes - 2019-12-19 11:51

Turkey Leading Ethnic Cleansing Operation in Northern Syria: Kurdish Commander

BAS News - 2019-12-17 12:52
ERBIL — Commander of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazlum Abdi, has once again accused Turkey of leading a campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Kurds in northern Syria. Abdi, whose fighters played a key role in defeating the Islamic State (IS) in S ...

Turkey Continues Attacking Kurdish-held Areas: SDF

BAS News - 2019-12-14 22:59
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has accused Turkey of continuing its attacks on the Kurdish-held areas, saying that a number of US-backed Kurdish fighters were killed recently. The SDF said that the Turkish bombardments on the town ...

Turkey Launches Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria After Trump Calls for US Troop Withdrawal – NBC Connecticut

Nbcconnecticut - 2019-12-14 14:49

US Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Kathimerini - 2019-12-12 07:42
Kurdish fighters in Syria, who until recently were fighting alongside American forces against Islamic ...

SDF Encourages Arab Tribes Not to Join Syrian Regime

BAS News - 2019-12-11 20:45
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has encouraged the Arab tribes not to join the Syrian regime, as ties between the Kurdish fighters and Damascus have begun to deteriorate. The general commander of the SDF, Mazlum Abdi, held a meetin ...

Resolution recognizing Armenian genocide blocked in US Senate

Kathimerini - 2019-12-08 15:50
such as Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and the NATO ally’s purchase of an S-400 ...

Syria Ceasefire "Holding Very Much": Trump

BAS News - 2019-12-05 19:37
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has praised Turkey's efforts to ensure the security in northern Syria, saying that the ceasefire "is holding very much." After beginning an offensive against the Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border areas on October 9, ...

Turkey And NATO Members Face Off Over Kurdish Fighters In Syria | WVTF

WVTF - 2019-12-05 12:08

Three Peshmerga Troops Killed in IS Attack near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-12-05 09:06
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) jihadists carried out an attack near Kullajo district of Khanaqin overnight Wednesday, in which three Kurdish Peshmerga fighters were killed and two others were wounded, officials said. A commander from the area told BasNews th ...

Turkey And NATO Members Face Off Over Kurdish Fighters In Syria | KGOU

KGOU - 2019-12-05 08:52

Turkey And NATO Members Face Off Over Kurdish Fighters In Syria | WFAE

WFAE - 2019-12-05 02:18

US senators want Turkey sanctioned over Russia missile system

Kathimerini - 2019-12-05 01:49
Turkey deepened after Ankara crossed into Syria for an offensive against Kurdish militias that had..., paving the way for the Turkish move against Kurdish fighters. Trump hosted his Turkish counterpart ...

Turn Away “Our” ISIS Fighters and Kurdish “Refugees”

Thenewamerican - 2019-12-04 08:21

Turkey calls on NATO to support its security concerns

Seattle Times - 2019-11-28 16:01
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister has called on NATO to support Ankara’s security concerns, accusing allies of backing Baltic countries’ security concerns but dismissing threats to Turkey from Syrian Kurdish fighters. Mevlut Cavusoglu made ...

Syrian Regime Bombards SDF

BAS News - 2019-11-27 18:47
It has accused the Kurdish forces of smuggling oil to Turkey ERBIL - The Syrian regime has bombarded the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), accusing the US-backed fighters of smuggling oil to Turkey. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SNA) cited an op ...

U.S. Resumes Large-Scale Operations Against ISIS in Northern Syria

New York Times - 2019-11-25 17:40
After a lull of several weeks, American troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters are once again conducting large-scale counterterrorism missions. ...

Syrian Kurds battle Turkey offensive on Ain Issa: war monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-11-23 17:43
BEIRUT,— Kurdish fighters sought to fend off Turkish forces and their Syrian proxies near a key town in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Saturday, a Britain-based war monitor said. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the autonom ...

Coalition Spokesman deletes a tweet praising Kurdish women fighters after Turkish resentment

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-22 17:57
A spokesperson of the International Coalition against ISIS deleted a tweet quoted a Kurdish proverb praising the opening of the first women military academy in Northeastern Syria, after Turkish resentment. Colonel Myles B. Caggins, spokesperson of Operati ...

Turkey in Talks with Russia over Kurdish Fighters Along the Syrian Border

BAS News - 2019-11-21 14:55
ERBIL — Turkey is discussing the Kurdish People’s Protection Units’ (YPG) presence along the northern Syrian border strip with Russia, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday. Ankara previously reached an agreement with Moscow to halt its military ...

Turkey Claims It “Neutralized” 5 PKK Fighters in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-11-21 14:55
ERBIL — Turkish Defense Ministry claimed on Thursday that it had “neutralized” five Kurdish fighters belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the border areas of Kurdistan Region. Turkey often uses the word “neutralized” to imply that the fight ...

Kurdish fighters' pullout from Turkish border nearly completed: Russian FM - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-11-20 15:55

Turkish remarks on operation in Syria are brazen blackmail, says expert

TASS - 2019-11-19 19:43
Earlier, Ankara announced that it was ready to resume its Peace Spring military operation in Syria if the Kurdish People's Protection Units do not withdraw its fighters away from the Turkish-Syrian border ...

Selon le Wall Street Journal: les USA ont des preuves d'atrocités commises par les Turcs contre les Kurdes @ChuckPfarrer

L'Important - 2019-11-19 18:58
U.S. military officials watched live drone feeds last month that appeared to show Turkish-backed Arab gunmen targeting civilians during their assault on Kurdish fighters in Syria, according to current and former officials familiar with the incid ...

Turkey will attack Kurdish fighters who remain near border

MSN - 2019-11-18 03:11

HAARETZ: These Kurdish Women Fought on the Frontlines Against ISIS. Now They’re the No. 1 Target in Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-18 01:05
Female fighters symbolized the feminist revolution in the Kurdish enclave of Rojava. But since the Turkish invasion in October, they’re increasingly vulnerable to sexual violence on the frontline In the early days of the Turkish offensive in Syria last mo ...

GOP outrage greets Trump’s decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-11-17 13:20

Syria offensive ends if Kurdish fighters withdraw, says Erdogan | Reuters.com

Reuters - 2019-11-16 16:48

Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US

Kathimerini - 2019-11-16 01:37
Syria to drive away Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers to be terrorists from a border area. Three ...

Turkey will clear Syria border area of Kurdish fighters if Russia fails to act: Erdogan

Yahoo - 2019-11-15 22:28

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

Kathimerini - 2019-11-15 06:39
to drive away Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers to be terrorists from a border area. Turkey's ...

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 ...

Turkey’s Erdogan showed propaganda film about Kurds in the Oval Office: report

New York Post - 2019-11-14 18:27
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan whipped out his iPad and played a propaganda video portraying Kurdish fighters as terrorists during his meeting with President Trump in the White House, according to a report. Axios, citing three unidentified sources ...

U.S. has no intention of ending alliance with Syrian Kurdish fighters

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-13 18:22

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

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-13 15:15

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

KCRG - 2019-11-13 14:25

After U.S. troop withdrawal, Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria - Chicago Sun-Times

Suntimes - 2019-11-13 13:28

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