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US Senate recognizes Armenian genocide; House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair condemns ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-13 09:29

US Congressman Accuses Turkey of Conducting "Ethnic Cleansing" in Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-13 03:05
ERBIL - A US Congressman has accused Turkey of conducting an "ethnic cleansing" campaign against the Kurds in northeast of Syria, believing that Ankara's actions in the region will put the security of the area at a great risk. "Turkish President Erdogan ...

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-12-12 10:43

Exclusive: U.S. military completes pullback from northeast Syria, Esper says | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-12-11 00:40

Erdogan Signals Imminent Turkey Incursion of Northeast Syria

Yahoo - 2019-12-09 13:08

Syrian Kurds say around 200 displaced people with no ties to IS leave Al-Hol camp

E-Kurd - 2019-12-09 12:42
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Around 200 Syrian displaced people, mostly women and children, were heading home from an overcrowded desert camp in the northeast of the war-torn country on Sunday, a Kurdish official said. Syria’s Kurds, after years of fight ...

Kobani: Ukrainian Doctor Opens Clinic for Civilians

BAS News - 2019-12-07 23:41
ERBIL - A Ukrainian doctor has opened a medical clinic in the Kurdish city of Kobani in Syria in efforts to help civilians affected by the Turkish incursion into the country. Turkey began an offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeast of Syria on O ...

US-Kurdish Patrols in Northeast Syria Anger Turkey | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-12-06 02:25

Car Bomb Kills Two in Northeast of Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-05 22:20
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion on Thursday left two people killed in northeast of Syria, while several others were injured, Turkey's Defense Ministry said in a statement. The incident occurred in Sari Kani, also known as Ras al-Ain, northeastern Syria, whi ...

U.S. military completes pullback from northeast Syria, Esper says

E-Kurd - 2019-12-05 18:58
WASHINGTON,—The United States has completed its military pullback in Syrian Kurdistan (northeastern Syria), settling into a more stable posture of about 600 troops in the rest of the country after repositioning and reducing forces, Defense Secretary Mark ...

Pentagon chief says troop withdrawal from northeast Syria is complete | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-12-05 14:39

Exclusive: U.S. military completes pullback from northeast Syria, Esper says - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-12-05 08:50

Exclusive: U.S. military completes pullback from northeast Syria, Esper says | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-12-05 07:27

Russian Troops Deployed in Syria’s Amuda

BAS News - 2019-12-04 09:09
ERBIL — Russia on Tuesday deployed troops in the Kurdish town of Amuda, northeast Syria, to monitor the implementation of a previous ceasefire agreement with Turkey along the border strip. According to Asharq al-Awsat, the Russian forces are stationed in ...

3 Russian officers injured in an IED explosion near Kobani

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-04 08:32
3 Russian officers were injured today in the explosion of an Improvised Explosive Device near the city of Kobani, northeast Syria. Local sources said the explosion targeted a Russian patrol observing the region to conduct later joint patrols with Turkey i ...

Khabour Guards Commander: Turkey wants to wipe us out

ANF - 2019-12-02 17:28
Madeleine Khamis is a commander of the Christian defense force Khabour Guards in northeast Syria. She warns that Turkey wants to continue the violent expulsion of Christians in the spirit of the 1915 genocide. ...

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Syria: Civilians Abused in ‘Safe Zones’

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-02 06:33
Summary Executions, Blocked Returns by Turkish-Backed Armed Groups (Beirut, November 27, 2019) – Factions of the Syrian National Army (SNA), a Syrian non-state armed group backed by Turkey in northeast Syria, have summarily executed civilians and failed t ...

ISIS women stab a Syrian refugee 38 times in Al-Hol camp

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-01 23:07
A Syrian refugee was stabbed by women of foreign ISIS families at Al-Hol camp for refugees and IDPs, northeast Syria. The camp’s administration told Arta FM (local radio station) that the 23 years-old Syrian refugee was stabbed 38 times after ISIS women a ...

Syrian Kurds support Russian military presence in northeast Syria: Putin

Almasdarnews - 2019-11-30 23:14

25 migrants injured when truck overturns in North Macedonia

Seattle Times - 2019-11-27 20:47
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they have found 25 injured migrants, including seven minors, in an overturned truck in the country’s northeast. Police said 15 Afghans, nine Pakistanis and one Iraqi were found on a local road ...

Kurds accuse Donald Trump of ‘stab in the back‘ as U.S. forces leave northeast Syria | Daily Stock Dish

Dailystockdish - 2019-11-27 20:27

Smuggling crackdown highlights resilience of northeast Syria’s oil trade

Al Monitor - 2019-11-27 14:16

HRW: Civilians abused by Turkish-backed groups in ‘safe zones’ in

ANF - 2019-11-27 14:10
Human Rights Watch denounced summary executions, blocked returns by Turkish-backed armed groups in northeast Syria. ...

Ankara seeks to discipline proxies in northeast Syria

Al Monitor - 2019-11-27 06:59

SDF: we have many doubts about Russia’s role as a guarantor of the ceasefire

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-25 20:30
The Syrian Democratic Forces criticized in a statement today what it called the “Russian forces disregard” of yesterday’s attacks on Ain Issa, northeast Syria. Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army launched yesterday fierce attacks on Syrian Democratic Forces po ...

Turkey ‘not’ resuming military operation in Syrian Kurdistan: Turkish security

E-Kurd - 2019-11-25 16:18
ANKARA,— Turkey is fully abiding by the agreements it reached with Russia and the United States regarding Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northeast Syria, and is not resuming its military offensive, a security source said on Monday. Anka ...

Turkey not resuming military operation in northeast Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-25 13:33

Turkey says won't tolerate any rights violations in northeast Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-24 23:23

EU Calls on Syrian Govt to Stop it Northeast Offensive | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-11-24 13:44

US deployment to Syria’s oilfields won’t halt further Turkish attacks, Kurdish official says

The Defense Post - 2019-11-23 23:08
US forces guarding northeast Syria's oilfields will not prevent an expansion of Turkey’s incursion, TEV-DEM official Aldar Xelil said The post US deployment to Syria’s oilfields won’t halt further Turkish attacks, Kurdish official says appeared first on ...

Turkey says talking with Russia over Kurdish YPG in northeast Syria | Nasdaq

Nasdaq - 2019-11-22 21:10

Valdai: Understanding Political Settlement Between Damascus and the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-22 17:57
After Donald Trump’s controversial but predictable decision to withdraw American troops from northeast Syria in October, followed by Turkey’s ongoing military intervention, negotiation between Damascus and the Kurds has become inevitable, with significant ...

Turkey says about 100,000 Syrians left Istanbul since early July

Kathimerini - 2019-11-22 00:58
it now controls in northeast Syria, after it launched an offensive last month against the Kurdish YPG ...

Turkish drone hits a civilian car causing 1 dead and 2 injured near Kobani

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-21 22:56
An attack by Turkish air force on a civilian car near Kobani northeast Syria, left at least one dead and two injured. Local sources said that the attack was carried out by a Turkish drone this evening near the village of Karanful, between Kobani and Tal A ...

US Convoy Arrives in Syria's Tal Tamir

BAS News - 2019-11-21 22:21
ERBIL - A US military convoy on Thursday arrived in the town of Tal Tamir in northeast of Syria, a report said. The military convoy was stationed in the base of Qasrik in north of Tal Tamir of Hasaka province, according to Kurdistan 24. Among other equip ...

Turkey, Russia Hold Talks over Kurdish YPG in Northeast Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-21 12:42

Turkey says talking with Russia over Kurdish YPG in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-11-21 12:41
Turkey is discussing with Russia how to address the continued presence of Kurdish YPG militants in areas covered by an agreement between the two countries, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday. ...

Turkey says talking with Russia over Kurdish YPG in northeast Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-21 11:16

New Developments in Northeast Syria: What Can They Lead to? — Valdai Club

Valdaiclub - 2019-11-20 23:29

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (TFSA) jihadists establish a “committee” to organize looting and confiscation of private properties

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-19 17:47
Members of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army told local news agency today that jihadist factions have established an “economic committee” to organize looting and confiscation of private properties in the city of Tal Abyad, Northeast Syria. TFSA jihadists ...

In northeast Syria, last Assyrians fear Turkish advance | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-19 17:36

Turkey will launch another Syria operation if area not cleared of Kurdish YPG: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-11-19 14:03
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s foreign minister said Ankara would launch a new military operation in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northeast Syria, if the area was not cleared of what he called “terrorists”, state-owned Anadolu agency reported on ...

Russian Military Police: we are in NE Syria to protect the people

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-19 07:50
A general of the Russian Military Police working in Syria told reporters today that their presence in Northeast Syria is to “protect the local population”. The commander hold a joint press conference with the Military Council of Kobani which is under immi ...

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) restores control over 2 villages occupied by The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (TFSA) last week

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-19 07:50
Syrian Democratic Forces restored control over two villages Northeast Syria today after fierce clashes with the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army. Local sources told JFK that SDF took control of Dawodiya, Azizia and large parts of Arisha villages north the C ...

Women and Children First: Repatriating the Westerners Affiliated with ISIS

International Crisis Group - 2019-11-19 02:16
Tens of thousands of foreign men, women and children affiliated with ISIS are detained in northeast Syria. The camps where they are held pose a formidable security and humanitarian challenge to the region. Western governments should, at minimum, accelera ...

Turkey accuses Kurds of releasing more than 800 ISIS militants in Syria

TASS - 2019-11-18 06:41
Since the Peace Spring military operation was launched in northeast Syria Ankara has been accusing Kurdish units of releasing ISIS militants incarcerated in local prisons. The YPG, in turn, blast back saying that extremists manage to escape after Turkish ...

Future of Kurds remains uncertain in northeast Syria - Arab Weekly | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-18 06:08

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 ...

Syria: UNHCR boosts aid in northeast - InfoMigrants

Infomigrants - 2019-11-17 18:50

US affirms opposition to demographic change in northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-15 10:30

Nearly 180,000 displaced by northeast Syria fighting as needs multiply: UN refugee agency | UN News

UN - 2019-11-14 22:51

Displacement and Despair: The Turkish Invasion of Northeast Syria - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-11-14 08:10

Op-Ed: Dictators aren’t built in a day

The Kurdish Project - 2019-11-13 15:24
This article was originally posted in The Brussels Times on October 31, 2019. The last few weeks have witnessed a catastrophic geopolitical development in Rojava, Northeast Syria. On October 6, US President Donald Trump announced the immediate withdrawal ...

JFK chairman Thomas S. Kaplan interviewed with Rudaw: US withdrawal a ‘voluntary betrayal’

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-12 23:15 More than a month after the start of Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria which critics blame President Trump for ‘green lighting’, backlas ...

U.S. will leave about 600 troops in northeast Syria to prevent ISIS resurgence, top general says - GreenwichTime

Greenwichtime - 2019-11-11 20:32

U.S. will leave about 600 troops in northeast Syria to prevent ISIS resurgence, top general says | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-11-11 20:07

At least 8 killed in car bomb attack in northeast Syria

Tribuneindia - 2019-11-11 15:49

Erdogan, Putin Discuss Northeast Syria as Turkish, Regime Troops Clash | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-10 21:08

Eight killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled northeast Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-10 18:04

Turkish and Russian presidents discuss northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-11-09 23:01
President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed Turkey's military offensive in Syria in a phone call on Saturday, Turkey's presidency said. ...

French PM questions U.S. hesitations over northeast Syria

Yahoo - 2019-11-09 21:13

The New York Review of Books: The Betrayal of the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-08 02:08
The full consequences of President Trump’s decision on October 6 to withdraw American troops and give Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a green light to invade northeast Syria are not yet clear. Erdoğan claimed that he wanted to create a twenty-mile ...

Pentagon Says Syria Oil Goes to SDF, Not US

BAS News - 2019-11-07 22:08
ERBIL - The Pentagon has revealed that the revenues from the oilfields in northeast of Syria would be for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and not for the US. The Pentagon's comment are apparently contradictory to a previous statement by US ...

'We Are Assisting Them': Why Israel is Helping the Kurdish Victims of Turkey's Invasion in Northeast Syria | CBN News

CBN - 2019-11-07 17:08

James Jeffrey, U.S. Syria envoy, heads to Turkey amid clashes in Kurdish 'safe zones'

Washington Times - 2019-11-07 06:18
The State Department's special representative to Syria James Jeffrey will travel to Turkey this week to participate in meetings with senior government officials and members of the Syrian opposition as the Turkish-led military offensive in northeast Syria ...

Myanmar medic killed in Syria’s northeast | The Myanmar Times

Mmtimes - 2019-11-07 06:18

Monday’s Daily Brief: 70,000 children displaced in northeast Syria, Guterres commends UN-led peace deal for Ecuador, deadly airstrikes in Libya's Tripoli | UN News

UN - 2019-11-07 02:55

Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates: UN chief | UN News

UN - 2019-11-07 02:55

Foreign member of medic team killed in Syria's northeast - Manistee News Advocate

Manisteenews - 2019-11-06 17:07

Declaration on the situation in Northeast Syria - Newsroom

COE - 2019-11-06 15:37

300,000 displaced in Turkish assault on northeast Syria -- monitor | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-06 12:08

Syria's Assad says Kurdish controlled northeast of Syria to fall eventually under state control

Yahoo - 2019-11-05 13:20

Syrian Kurds take out 15 armed opposition militants in northeast Syria

TASS - 2019-11-05 11:44
The Syrian Democratic Forces report that clashes between Kurdish units with opposition forces happened on Monday evening in the area adjacent to the town of Ayn Issa ...

US military calls on Kurdish forces in northeast Syria

France24 - 2019-11-05 07:24

Kurds in northeast Syria feel abandoned by allies

Al Monitor - 2019-11-05 06:11

Turkey-backed fighters kill foreign medic in Syria's northeast | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-04 18:39

Medic from Myanmar killed in shelling in Syria's northeast | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-11-04 15:07

US Military Confirms Its Convoy Came Under Fire in Syria

BAS News - 2019-11-04 09:38
ERBIL — The Central Command (CENTCOM) of the United States confirmed on Monday that its convoy had came under fire in northeast Syria but it was not hit. Earlier reports said rockets were fired at a US military convoy near Tel Tamar, a town currently und ...

Foreign member of a medic team killed in Syria’s northeast

Seattle Times - 2019-11-03 18:20
BEIRUT (AP) — A Kurdish official and a Syrian war monitor say Turkey-backed opposition fighters have struck an international medic group killing one of its members in northern Syria. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, ...

Foreign member of a medic team killed in Syria's northeast -

Startribune - 2019-11-03 16:54

WATCH: US Forces Withdraw from Kobani Again

BAS News - 2019-11-03 13:06
ERBIL - The US forces have once again withdrawn from their base in the Kurdish town of Kobani, northeast of Syria, only two days after they returned to the military unit. BasNews has learned from a local source that the US troops left Sibta base in south ...

Shelling Injures Kurdish Girl, Kills Her Brother in Northeast Syria | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-11-03 00:18

Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northeast Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-02 20:02
Turkey and allied Syrian rebels launched a cross-border offensive on Oct. 9 against the Kurdish YPG militia, seizing control of 120 km (75 miles) of land along the frontier. ...

How will Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria end? | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-02 01:24

Turkey, Russia hold first joint patrol in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-11-02 00:38
Turkish and Russian troops in armored vehicles held their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday under a deal between the two countries that forced a Kurdish militia away from territory near Turkey's border. ...

Turkish attacks put the lives of Assyrians and Syriacs in danger

ANF - 2019-11-01 16:44
SDF, MFS and HSNB denounced ongoing attacks by the Turkish army and mercenaries that pose a danger to the lives of peoples from various communities and faith groups in northeast Syria. ...

Rojava, Lost? Turkish Offensive Threatens to Destroy a Radical Democratic Experiment

E-Kurd - 2019-11-01 15:12
Bryan Bowman | The Globe Post Amid the destruction and deluge of the war in Syria, a remarkable experiment in grassroots democracy has taken root across a large swath of the country’s Northeast. This experiment is now under grave threat of being destroye ...

Syria's Assad says Kurdish controlled northeast Syria must return to state authority | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-11-01 03:07

Syria's Assad says Kurdish controlled northeast Syria must return to state authority - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-31 22:57

Syria's Assad says Kurdish controlled northeast of Syria to fall eventually under state control - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-31 22:16

Turkey says it will eliminate remaining Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria –

Euractiv - 2019-10-31 21:32

Advocate: Turkish forces doing ‘soft’ ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria – Catholic Philly

Catholicphilly - 2019-10-31 17:56

US troops arrive back in Syria as Kurds warn of mounting pressure to hand control of northeast to Assad | The Independent

Independent - 2019-10-31 17:08

SDF Accuses Turkey of Continuing Offensive Despite Ceasefire

BAS News - 2019-10-31 15:14
ERBIL - Despite a US-brokered ceasefire between Turkey and the Syrian Kurdish forces, Ankara has not yet halted its offensive against the Kurds in northeast of Syria, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Thursday. "Turkey has not a ...

Russia says Kurdish withdrawal in northeast Syria complete - TASS - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-30 18:24

Turkey says YPG withdrawal not complete; joint Russian patrols start Friday

Reuters - 2019-10-30 12:28
Kurdish YPG militia had not completed its withdrawal to at least 30 km away from the Turkish border in northeast Syria, Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday despite assurances from Russia that they had left. ...

Advocate: Turkish forces doing 'soft' ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria - Catholic Standard - Multimedia Catholic News

Cathstan - 2019-10-30 07:32

Turkey says it will eliminate remaining Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria

Yahoo - 2019-10-30 06:33

What the U.S. Withdrawal Cost the Kurds

New York Times - 2019-10-30 06:20
Mass funerals, wounded children, displaced families. This is what we found in northeast Syria after the U.S. withdrew its troops and Turkey attacked. ...

Russia says Kurdish withdrawal in northeast Syria complete: TASS - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-29 16:32

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