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Ras al-Ain Clans Denounce Turkish Intervention the Syrian North

SDF Press - 2018-11-20 18:37
The tribes and components of northern and eastern Syria continue to organize meetings and conferences in response to the Turkish attacks on the northern regions of Syria, and to emphasize the unity of the components and peoples of northern and eastern Syr ...

Civil Administration in Tabqa Denounces the Brutal Turkish Aggression

SDF Press - 2018-11-16 11:06
Tabqa – The Civil Democratic Administration today in Tabqa issued a statement to the public opinion, in which the administration denounced the aggressive attacks of the Turkish occupation on the northern and eastern regions of Syria in general and / Kuban ...

Academy of Martyr Aziz Arab opens its intellectual course /11 /

SDF Press - 2018-11-14 19:47
Hasakah – Academy of Martyr Aziz Arab opened in Hasakah an intellectual course /11/ to train teachers from different parts from Northern Syria. The academy will train 105 teachers during 30 days, which is the period of the course that was named as Ahmed A ...

A fighter from my country .. “Malik Haj Khader”

SDF Press - 2018-11-13 15:38
SDF fighters are continuing to fight against terrorism, liberating last inch of the territory of northern and eastern Syria, and completing the project of building a democratic, pluralistic, decentralized Syria. Malik Haj Khader, a young man from Tal Hame ...

Mosul Road to Border City of Rabia Re-opened

BAS News - 2018-11-12 15:18
ERBIL — The strategic road linking Mosul to Rabia on the border with Syria is now re-opened, said Nineveh governor on Monday. The road was closed down after suffering from massive destructions as the result of years of war in northern Iraq, said governor ...

Turkish Attacks on Northern Syria Responded: SDF

BAS News - 2018-11-07 12:34
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it has responded to the Turkish attacks on Syrian Kurdistan by fortifying the border strip in coordination with the US forces. Turkey has recently several times shelled the positions belonging to ...

Joint US-Turkey patrols begin near Manbij, Syria

The Defense Post - 2018-11-01 20:39
US and Turkish forces began joint patrols around the northern Syrian city of Manbij as part of a "roadmap" reached earlier this year that saw the YPG) withdraw The post Joint US-Turkey patrols begin near Manbij, Syria appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

US and Turkish forces started joint patrols in Manbij region

Waar Media - 2018-11-01 20:32
Joint Turkish-US military patrol in Rojava, Manbij WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish and US forces started joint patrols in the Manbij region of Rojava (northern Syria) on Thursday, Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said. Earlier, Sharfan Darwish, spokesman for th ...

US in Contact with Turkey, SDF over Possible Clash East of Euphrates

BAS News - 2018-10-31 12:59
ERBIL — Pentagon stated on Tuesday that it is in contact with Turkey and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) following Ankara’s threat of launching a new operation in the areas of east Euphrates of northern Syria. “We are aware of Turkish stat ...

Turkey military fires on Gire Spi in Rojava

Waar Media - 2018-10-31 12:53
Kurdish YPG fighters under the flag of the Syrian Democratic Forces SDF WAAR-DUHOK: At least one person was killed and another injured after Turkey’s armed forces fired into Rojava (northern Syria) on Tuesday, October 30. The firing, which reportedly beg ...

Turkey’s Erdogan Vows to Soon Attack Kurds in East Euphrates

BAS News - 2018-10-30 13:47
ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to launch an operation “in the near future” to remove the Kurdish forces from the areas of east Euphrates in northern Syria. "We are ready to destroy the terrorist structure east of the Euphrates. ...

Turkey strikes Kurdish positions in northern Syria

Washington Times - 2018-10-29 05:41
ISTANBUL (AP) - The Turkish army shelled on Sunday positions held by the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, east of the Euphrates River, in a new spike in tension along the borders. Ankara considers the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia an ext ...

Turkey strikes Kurdish positions in northern Syria

FOX News - 2018-10-28 23:13
The Turkish army shelled on Sunday positions held by the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, east of the Euphrates River, in a new spike in tension along the borders. ...

Turkey strikes Kurdish positions in northern Syria

Seattle Times - 2018-10-28 17:01
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish army struck Kurdish targets in northern Syria east of the Euphrates River on Sunday. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said that artillery strikes hit positions belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or ...

US Boosting Military Presence in Manbij: Report

BAS News - 2018-10-19 21:40
ERBIL — The US is reportedly setting up new bases in Manbij city of northern Syria and sends additional military equipment. Citing an anonymous local official from the region, Sputnik’s Turkish service reported that the new measures by Washington came in ...

YPG announces arrest of 3 ISIS foreign fighters in northern Syria

The Defense Post - 2018-10-12 01:46
The YPG announced the arrest of three men it said were foreign fighters with ISIS, including Canadian recruiter Muhammad Ali, a German man and a Turkish national The post YPG announces arrest of 3 ISIS foreign fighters in northern Syria appeared first on ...

The Need for a Grand Plan in Gaza

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-10-09 16:14
Over the past few weeks, media attention in Israel was mainly focused on developments on the northern front, such as threats from Iran, Hezbollah, Syria—and the potential limits posed by Russia on the Israeli air force's maneuvering space above Syria. Wi ...

Car Bomb Kills Four in Syria’s Azaz

BAS News - 2018-10-07 09:54
ERBIL — At least four people were killed after a car bomb went off in Azaz city of northern Syria, near the Turkish border, monitoring groups confirmed. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the blast took place in the ...

US, Turkey Begin Training for Joint Patrol in Manbij

BAS News - 2018-10-02 10:32
ERBIL — US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday his country had started the trainings with the Turkish armed forces in preparation for joint patrol operations in Manbij area of northern Syria. “The training now is under way and we’ll just have to ...

Erdogan promises ‘safe zones’ in Kurdish-held parts (Rojava) of Syria

Waar Media - 2018-09-24 21:08
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey said Sunday it would take steps to create “safe zones” across northern Syria, including in areas held by Syrian Kurdish fighters (Rojava) who are allied with the United States but who Ankara views as terrorists. President Recep Tayyip ...

Syria: At least 17 People Injured in Regime, Russia Airstrikes

BAS News - 2018-09-10 22:09
ERBIL - At least 17 people were injured in northern Syria on Monday by the airstrikes conducted by the regime’s and Russian jets in the provinces of Idlib and Hama, a report said. "Most of the injured were women and children," Mustafa Haj Yusuf, the loca ...

Syrian Kurdish forces must leave Syria, Turkey tells U.S.

E-Kurd - 2018-09-05 11:42
ANKARA,— Turkey told the United States on Tuesday that Kurdish militants must completely abandon Syria, as violence in the rebel-held northern Syrian enclave of Idlib escalated. Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar made the call during talks with visitin ...

Car Bomb Hits Northern Syria

BAS News - 2018-09-01 14:22
ERBIL — At least three people were killed in the northern city of Azaz after a car bomb went off in the centre of the city, Sky News reported. The city, located some 20 miles north of Aleppo, has been under the control of the Free Syrian Army since 2014 ...

The cultural center revives the city’s popular heritage

SDF Press - 2018-08-29 23:18
Tabqa – The cultural center of Tabqa is one of the largest cultural centers in northern Syria, and for many years it has been a focal point for many of the, poets and writers who inhabited Tabqa city. Where the Library of the Cultural Center was a purpose ...

Rojava’s TEV-DEM electes new co-chairs

Waar Media - 2018-08-28 14:01
WAAR-DUHOK: The third congress of the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) which kicked off in Rimelan town of Northern Syria Monday morning, has ended. Xerîb Hiso and Zelal Ceger have been elected new co-chairs of the movement. Xerîb Hiso is a Yazidi c ...

Senior U.S. diplomat William Roebuck visits Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-08-26 11:37
SHADADI, Syrian Kurdistan,— A senior U.S. diplomat visited Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northern Syria, on Saturday as the minority negotiates with Damascus over the future of its semi-autonomous region. Ambassador William Roebuck was ...

Syria: SNC Strongly Criticizes PYD for Closing Assyrian School

BAS News - 2018-08-23 15:01
ERBIL - The Democratic Federal System of Northern Syria, founded by the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Malikiye, has decided to close the Assyrian school in the city of Derbesiye under the pretext of an unacceptable Kurdish curriculum, the Syrian Nation ...

Turkish, US Forces to Start Training for Joint Patrols in Manbij

BAS News - 2018-08-18 21:25
ERBIL - US and Turkish forces are expected to start training joint patrols in the city of Manbij in northern Syria in accordance with the Manbij roadmap, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday. State-run Anadolu Agency reported, citing a statement ...

YPG Claims it Killed 54 Turkish Soldiers, FSA Militants in July

BAS News - 2018-08-04 15:34
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) claimed in a statement on Saturday that at least 54 Turkish soldiers and Ankara-backed Syrian rebels killed by its forces in July in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria. The YPG fighte ...

Syria's Afrin: YPG Kills Three Ankara-backed Rebels

BAS News - 2018-07-31 15:56
ERBIL - The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), in a series of military campaigns in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, has killed three Ankara-backed Syrian rebels, said the party said in a statement on Tuesday. "On July 28 our units i ...

US, Turkey to Start Joint Patrols in Syria: Mattis

BAS News - 2018-07-28 12:52
ERBIL — US Secretary of Defence James Mattis said on Friday that his country’s armed forces will start joint patrols in northern Syria with the Turkish counterparts in a matter of weeks. "I mean, you got to do the training… I think that we’re talking abo ...

Nineveh Council Warns about IS Movements on Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2018-07-27 00:29
ERBIL — The provincial council in the northern Nineveh province of Iraq has warned about alarming increase in the movement of Islamic State (IS) insurgents between the borders of Iraq and Syria. Khalaf al-Hadidi, a member of the council, urged on Thursda ...

All Kurdish YPG have left Syria's Manbij: local militia

Reuters - 2018-07-16 00:29
The last Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters left the northern Syrian town of Manbij on Sunday, the militia controlling the town said, fulfilling a longstanding Turkish demand that the YPG withdraw. ...

Exit of US-backed Kurdish militia from Syrian town complete

Seattle Times - 2018-07-15 23:01
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S-backed Syrian group says the withdrawal of a Kurdish militia from a strategic town in northern Syria has been completed, removing a major source of tension between Washington and Ankara. Turkey considers the People’s Protection Units, ...

Coalition, Partners Continue Progress Against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

US-Defense Gov - 2018-06-20 01:35
A coalition strike in Syria killed an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader, further dismantling the group's long-term access to reliable funding, and Iraqi forces seized a large ISIS-owned cache of weapons and explosives in northern Iraq, an Operation I ...

U.S., Turkey patrol in Syria leaves Kurds out

Washington Times - 2018-06-19 03:16
U.S. and Turkish military patrols have begun operating in the highly strategic northern Syrian enclave of Manbij, heading off a feared clash between the two NATO allies but potentially leaving the Pentagon's Kurdish allies in the region shortchanged once ...

Turkish, U.S. units begin patrols near northern Syria's Manbij

Reuters - 2018-06-18 21:34
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and U.S. soldiers have started independent patrols in northern Syria along the line separating Turkish-controlled areas from the town of Manbij where Ankara says Kurdish militia fighters are based, Turkey's military said on Mond ...

Turkey, US Agree on Roadmap For Syria's Manbij

BAS News - 2018-06-04 23:29
ERBIL - The United States and Turkey announced in a joint statement on Monday that they had approved a "road map" for the northern city of Manbij in Syria and confirmed their joint commitment to its implementation. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusog ...

Syria’s tolerated Arab opposition in rare visit to Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-06-03 04:33
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A delegation from Syria’s tolerated domestic opposition made a rare visit to Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northern Syria, Saturday after the president threatened to use force to retake areas held by the Ku ...
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