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Farewell to two YPG fighters in Qamishlo

ANF - 2020-07-04 14:54
Thousands of people have paid their last respects to Şevreş Qamişlo and Hozan Peyaniş in northeastern Syria. ...

Euphrates in Northeastern Syria Turns into ‘River of Death’ | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2020-07-04 11:46

VOA News: Can US Help Achieve Unity for Syrian Kurds?

Justice for Kurds - 2020-06-26 08:08
WASHINGTON – Supported by the United States, Syrian Kurdish groups last week announced the first step toward uniting efforts to run the northeastern part of Syria. Since 2012, the Kurdish-majority region has largely been controlled by the People’s Protect ...

700 women defend agricultural lands in the Cizire region

ANF - 2020-06-12 18:52
In the Cizire region of northeastern Syria, 700 women from the autonomously organized women's structures of the Social Defense Forces are involved in patrols to protect against arson. ...

Turkey launches military operation in northeastern Syria | Euronews

Euronews - 2020-06-09 18:52

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 ...

SDF continues anti-ISIS raids in northeastern Syria

Gulan Media - 2020-05-19 23:19

U.N. Cuts Funding to Private Relief Groups Providing Medical Assistance to Northeastern Syria, Citing Lack of U.N. Security Council Mandate

Foreignpolicy - 2020-05-13 18:58

A displaced Syrian child scratches his eye at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:03

Displaced Syrians prepare their "iftar", or breaking the fast at sunset, at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:03

A displaced Syrian woman sits with her son next to her stall of vegetables at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:03

A displaced Syrian girl carries a pot of chickpeas at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:03

A displaced Syrian woman walks with her child at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian woman carries bags of vegetables at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian boy waits for his order of sweets at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian woman adjusts her head scarf as she walks in the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian man carries a chicken in a bag back to his tent at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian woman prepares "iftar", or breaking the fast at sunset, at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian woman walks with her child and bags of groceries at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian girl sits next to a grinder, to grind meats or vegetables, at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

Displaced Syrians wait for their order of sweets atat the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

A displaced Syrian woman stands next to her cart, selling chicken, at the Washukanni camp for the IDPs in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on May 10, 2020. DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP

Rûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:02

Turkey strikes Kurdish targets in northeastern Syria, report says - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2020-05-01 09:10

Turkey Continues Efforts to Carry Out ‘Demographic Change’ in Northeastern Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2020-04-26 14:50

COVID-19: Urgent humanitarian aid needed in northeastern Syria - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-04-22 01:31

Kurdish forces, NDF clash in northeastern Syria

Almasdarnews - 2020-04-21 21:17

Syrian Kurds set up first coronavirus hospital in Rojava

E-Kurd - 2020-04-21 10:21
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have set up a specialised hospital for coronavirus cases, the Kurdish Red Crescent said Monday, after the first COVID-19 death was reported in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish northeastern region. The Unite ...

Arabnews: Why coronavirus is a ticking bomb in war-ravaged northern Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2020-04-21 06:34
People in Idlib and northeastern Syria see themselves as sitting ducks if infections begin to spread Region is particularly vulnerable owing to dire humanitarian conditions and risk of further conflict ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan: As the coronavirus pandemic c ...

Syrian Kurdistan confirms first death from coronavirus: statement

E-Kurd - 2020-04-18 02:20
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish-led administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) that runs much of northeastern Syria said it had recorded its first death from the new coronavirus, according to a statement on Friday in which it cited the World Hea ...

Kurdistan 24: Syrian Kurds say Damascus’ weak measures likely to spread coronavirus to the north

Justice for Kurds - 2020-04-09 07:16
QAMISHLI, Syria (Kurdistan 24) – The Kurdish-led self-administration in northeastern Syria on Wednesday criticized the Syrian regime for allowing several people to pass into administration territory without first being tested for the coronavirus. In doing ...

Call from North-East Syria to all human rights organisations

ANF - 2020-04-02 16:19
As the humanity is undergoing this catastrophic tribulation, urgent efforts need to be done here to prevent the situation going from bad to worst, said the Human Rights Organisations in north and northeastern Syria. ...

Commander: Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria

Washington Post - 2020-03-31 14:11
The top commander of Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria says they have put down riots by Islamic State militants held in a prison there ...

Syrian Kurds say Islamic State militants riot in jail in northeast Syria

E-Kurd - 2020-03-30 15:05
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Islamic State prisoners on Sunday seized control of the ground floor of a major prison in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northeastern Syria, run by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), with some of the milit ...

Some Islamic State militants escape during riot at prison in northeastern Syria - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2020-03-30 09:12

Kurdistan 24: Turkish-backed group, again, cuts water supply to 460,000 people in northeastern Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2020-03-26 17:32
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – On Saturday, Turkish-backed armed groups cut the flow from a reservoir that supplies water to areas in northeastern Syria’s Hasakah province that are controlled by the Kurdish-led local government, depriving some 460,000 people in t ...

Syrian Kurds defeated ISIS – Now they gear up to fight coronavirus

E-Kurd - 2020-03-21 06:02
Michael Rubin | The National Interest In January 2014, during my first visit to northeastern Syria, I watched as more than a dozen local leaders—men and women; Christians, Muslims, and Yazidis; Kurds and Arabs—met in a conference hall in Amuda, Syria, to ...

GOP lawmaker makes unannounced trip to northeastern Syria | TheHill

Thehill - 2020-02-20 21:54

Over 50 US military vehicles enter northeastern Syria

Almasdarnews - 2020-02-17 01:45

Syria: US Troops Open Fire on Locals in Northeastern Syria, Killing 1 | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-02-16 15:26

It's A Dangerous Time For Christians In Northeastern Syria | KCUR

KCUR - 2020-02-13 02:19

It's A Dangerous Time For Christians In Northeastern Syria | WFAE

WFAE - 2020-02-13 01:55

It's A Dangerous Time For Christians In Northeastern Syria | Delaware First Media

Delawarepublic - 2020-02-13 01:38

Syria Direct: The rivaling philosophies of Barzani and Ocalan weigh over Syria’s Kurds (Timeline)

Justice for Kurds - 2020-02-07 06:32
AMMAN — On January 16, after years of disagreement between Kurdish representatives of the National Kurdish Council (KNC) and the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AA), residents of the city of Qamishli in the northeastern province of Hasa ...

21 orphans transferred from Kurd-run camp in northeastern Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-01-25 16:37

Three Turkish soldiers killed in car bomb attack in northeastern Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-01-17 01:06

Turkey’s defence ministry says four of its soldiers killed in northeastern Syria - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2020-01-10 10:03

Kurdish Forces Release 40 More Suspected IS Terrorists In Northeastern Syria - Reports - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-01-09 13:39

Kurdistan 24: Kurdish-led counter-terrorism units prevent ISIS New Year’s attack in Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2020-01-09 08:56
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Tuesday that their counter-terrorism units prevented an attack in northeastern Syria by a sleeper cell of the Islamic State. “The cell was in preparations for carrying out ...

Turkish soldiers killed in car bomb attack in northeastern Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-01-09 00:18

Turkey to send troops to Libya at Tripoli's request, Erdogan says

Kathimerini - 2019-12-27 02:49
an incursion into northeastern Syria against a Kurdish militia. Turkey has already sent military ...

Five Reads on Turkey's Invasion of Northeastern Syria

Foreignpolicy - 2019-12-21 14:24

Turkey Proposes Resettling 1 Million Syrian Refugees in Occupied Safe Zone in Northeastern Syria

Foreignpolicy - 2019-12-20 00:01

Some 5 people killed in northeastern Syria, says Turkish defence ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-12-19 21:02

Nattoreh Commander: Self-defence is our legitimate right

ANF - 2019-12-13 15:51
In the centre of Til Temir, a small town mainly inhabited by Christians in northeastern Syria, security is ensured by the autonomous Sutoro police and the forces of Nattoreh. ...

Over 130,000 people displaced by fighting in northeastern Syria: U.N. - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-12-11 13:45

The general leadership of SDF meets with the Senate in northern and eastern Syria

SDF Press - 2019-12-11 06:05
The General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces held a successful meeting with the Senate in northeastern Syria, to talk about recent developments in the region and the Turkish aggression against the region. And, during his speech, Kobani affirmed the ...

Turkey Begins Resettling Refugees in Northeastern Syria Despite Dangerous Security Conditions

Foreignpolicy - 2019-12-09 23:00

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 ...

US Concludes Withdrawal of Troops from NE Syria: Pentagon Chief

BAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — The United States’ army has completed the pullback from northeastern Syria while keeping about 600 troops on the ground but elsewhere in the country, said Defense Secretary Mark Esper. “It will be relatively static around that number. But if we s ...

Apples, beer and pajamas: Turkish goods face boycott in northeastern Syria

Washington Post - 2019-12-05 13:32
Following Turkey’s incursion into Kurdish-held northeastern Syria, residents who chose to boycott Turkish imports discovered how reliant the area is on them. ...

NATO Is Not 'Fit for Purpose' Unless It Acknowledges 'Existential' Kurdish Threat to Turkey, Erdogan Aide Says

Newsweek - 2019-12-03 18:37
Turkey's invasion of northeastern Syria has prompted protests from other NATO nations and opened up cracks in the alliance. ...

Air mail: Sisters in Arms

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-28 06:06
Why are young British women volunteering to fight and die alongside the Kurds? Long before President Trump abandoned the Kurds in northeastern Syria earlier this autumn, leaving them vulnerable to a Turkish Army onslaught, some young British women like Ta ...

Washington Kurdish Institute: Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief November 26, 2019

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-27 03:54
Syria Turkish-backed jihadists continued their encroachment into northeastern Syria with the support of Turkish airpower last week. On Sunday, the jihadists launched a large incursion into Ain Issa, which is southeast of Kobani and outside the “safe zone” ...

Turkey Has No Plans to Resume Offensives in NE Syria: Source

BAS News - 2019-11-25 15:13
ERBIL — Turkey has no plans to resume its military operations in northeastern Syria, an unnamed security source told Reuters on Monday. Turkey put the operation on halt after it reached separate ceasefire agreements with the US and Russia, which allowed ...

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 ...

Russia faces dilemmas in northeastern Syria

Al Monitor - 2019-11-21 22:04

Islamic State exploited Turkey’s Syria invasion, drawdown of U.S. troops: Pentagon report

E-Kurd - 2019-11-20 14:44
WASHINGTON,— Islamic State has exploited Turkey’s incursion into Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northeastern Syria, and the drawdown of U.S. troops from the region, according to a report published on Tuesday by the Pentagon’s Inspector General, ...

IS exploited Turkey's Syria invasion, drawdown of U.S. troops: Pentagon report

Reuters - 2019-11-19 23:24
Islamic State has exploited Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria and the drawdown of U.S. troops from the region, according to a report published on Tuesday by the Pentagon's Inspector General, adding that the militant group will likely have the "ti ...

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. ...

Why does Turkey attack the Kurds?

E-Kurd - 2019-11-14 20:19
Shakhawan Shorash | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The USA-Turkey agreement on a ceasefire and, later, between Turkey and Russia, is the result of Turkey’s illegal invasion of October 9, 2019 in northeastern Syria, also known as “Rojava” (West, referring to west ...

Russia Sets Up Helicopter Base in Syria's Qamishli

BAS News - 2019-11-14 18:02
ERBIL - Russia has started to move helicopters and other military equipment to a new base in the Kurdish city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria, state media said on Thursday. Zvezda TV reported that a couple of Mi-35 helicopters, as well as a transport h ...

Turkish Convoy Fires on Stone-Throwing Protesters in Northeastern Syria

Breitbart - 2019-11-14 06:41

MSD condemns the Qamishlo attack and murder of priest

ANF - 2019-11-13 07:35
SDF reiterated their call for the adoption of a firm stance against the crimes committed in northeastern Syria. ...

Turkey starts repatriating Islamic State detainees

Kathimerini - 2019-11-12 02:57
of the assault against Kurdish militia who have been holding thousands of the group's fighters and tens.... Turkey launched its offensive into northeastern Syria against the Kurdish YPG militia last month ...

People of Til Rifat and Afrin protest Turkish invasion in Shehba

ANF - 2019-11-10 22:00
People of northeastern Syria continue their protests against the Turkish genocidal offensive seeking to invade the region together with ISIS and al-Nusra mercenaries which Turkey has banded together under the name of ‘Syrian National Army’. ...

Turkish patrol kills protester amid shaky truce in northeastern Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-10 15:09

Turkish Military Vehicle Runs Over and Kills Syrian Protester

New York Times - 2019-11-09 10:54
Kurdish residents of northeastern Syria opposed to the Turkish invasion have thrown rocks at Turkish and Russian vehicles patrolling the area. ...

Erdogan does not rule out Peace Spring operation in Syria may continue — TV

TASS - 2019-11-08 19:12
On Thursday, the Turkish leader said that the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, which Ankara considers to be a terrorist organization, had not completed their pullout from northeastern Syria yet ...

Furor over pulling troops from northeastern Syria began with Trump call, White House statement - The Hour

Thehour - 2019-11-07 21:09

Kurdish fighters not withdrawn from northeastern Syria, Erdogan says

TASS - 2019-11-07 09:32

BCF, Kuwaiti Aid Organization to Deliver Assistance to Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-11-05 14:10
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) in cooperation with the Kuwaiti state aid organisation will deliver humanitarian assistance to the Syrian refugees who have fled the Turkish bombardments in northeastern Syria. According to the informa ...

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-03 16:40
The explosion comes after two weeks of relative calm in northeastern Syria. ...

Rally at State House calls for no fly zone in northeastern Syria - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2019-11-03 08:04

Several killed as car bomb hits market in strategic town in northeastern Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-11-02 16:54

US Forces Enter Syria's Qamishli

BAS News - 2019-11-02 13:40
ERBIL - A convoy of US forces entered on Saturday the Kurdish city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria, a report revealed. Kurdistan 24 cited its corespondent in the area as saying that the US troops arrived in Qamishli on Saturday, reportedly making prepa ...

Guterres in Turkey: UN to study ‘new settlement areas’ plan for Syrian refugees

United Nations - 2019-11-02 06:18
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday presented UN Secretary-General António Guterres with a plan for resettling hundreds-of-thousands of Syrian refugees, in the wake of the country’s offensive into northeastern Syria last month to remove Kurdi ...

Trump says ceasefire in northeastern Syria holding well

Reuters - 2019-11-02 00:38
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the ceasefire in northeastern Syria where Turkey has sent in troops to clear the area of Syrian Kurdish militia forces has held very nicely. ...

Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian region

Seattle Times - 2019-11-01 11:39
SEVIMLI, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Russia launched joint patrols Friday in northeastern Syria, under a deal that halted a Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters who were forced to withdraw from the border area following Ankara’s incursion. The ...

Turkey says its forces captured 18 Syrian soldiers in northeastern Syria - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-10-31 21:44

US House Passes Bill to Sanction Turkey over Syria Offensive

BAS News - 2019-10-30 11:39
ERBIL - The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a bill to impose sanctions on Turkey over Ankara's military campaign against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. The bill, threatening to freeze the assets of senior Turkish official ...

Turkey to establish safe zone in Syria in cooperation with Russia

TASS - 2019-10-29 22:35
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported earlier in the day that Kurdish units had withdrawn from the safe zone in northeastern Syria ahead of schedule ...

Kurdish forces complete pullout from safety area in northeastern Syria — top brass

TASS - 2019-10-29 16:54
As of noon October 23, Russian military police and Syrian border guards have started to monitor the withdrawal of Kurdish military formations to the depth of 30 km from the border ...

How Iran sees the Russia-Turkey deal on northeastern Syria

Al Monitor - 2019-10-28 21:06

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border area

Reuters - 2019-10-28 19:10
Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire, Turkey's foreign minister said on Monday, as Ankara prepared to discuss its next steps with Moscow. ...

U.S. forces cross into northeastern Syria to protect oil fields

NBC News - 2019-10-27 13:50
A convoy of U.S. military vehicles crossed the border from Iraq and made its way across northeastern Syria in an effort to prevent oil fields from falling into the hands of ISIS. ...

SDF statement on the implementation of Sochi agreement

ANF - 2019-10-27 12:11
SDF said they have agreed to the implementation of the deal , to stop the Turkish aggression on northeastern Syria. ...

IS Leader Baghdadi Believed to Be Killed in US Operation: Sources

BAS News - 2019-10-27 08:34
ERBIL - Top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a US air raid carried out in northeastern Syria on Saturday, a senior US defense official was quoted as saying. Talking to CNN, the source said that Baghdadi ap ...

U.S. to boost troops protecting oil fields in Syrian Kurdistan, as Kurds start pullback

E-Kurd - 2019-10-25 10:28
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The US said Thursday it would beef up its military presence to protect oil fields in Syrian Kurdistan (northeastern Syria ) as Kurdish forces abandoned several positions to comply with a deal allowing Damascus, Ankara and Mos ...

After Turkish Incursion, ISIS Wives Speak Out

New York Times - 2019-10-25 03:50
We traveled to the notorious Al Hol camp in northeastern Syria to speak with the wives of ISIS fighters. Some remained radicalized, while others said they regretted joining the militant group. ...
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