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Raqqa security deteriorates as US drawdown threatens northern Syria stability

Thedefensepost - 2019-06-14 16:06

Turkish army bombed villages in Afrin’s Shera district

ANF - 2019-06-14 13:51
Turkish forces continue their attacks in northern Syria. ...

U.S. delegation holds talks with Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday discussed the country’s support for the people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency ANHA reported. The delegation headed by ...

Occupation forces killed a civilian in Tal Rifaat

ANF - 2019-06-11 20:29
Occupation forces continue their genocidal attacks in northern Syria. ...

Fire in Tirbespiyê destroys 10,000 hectares of cultivated land

ANF - 2019-06-11 15:00
Field fires in the Tirbespiyê region of northern Syria have destroyed 10,000 hectares of cultivated land. ...

“ISIS gangs should face trial in Northern and Eastern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-10 14:00
Lawyers said the crimes against humanity committed by ISIS members can be best uncovered in Northern and Eastern Syria and thus they should face trial there. ...

HRE hit occupation forces in Afrin and Azaz: 2 dead

ANF - 2019-06-09 18:25
HRE reported continued actions against the occupation forces in northern Syria. ...

“ISIS members should be brought to justice in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-08 18:41
Kurdish parties reject the establishment of a court for ISIS terrorists outside Syria, stating that the trial of ISIS terrorists should take place in northern and eastern Syria. ...

Turkish forces set fire to agricultural lands in Dirbêsiyê

ANF - 2019-06-08 17:10
The Turkish invasion army continues its crimes in northern Syria. ...

Kurdish parties issue statement on Turkey’s invasion attacks

ANF - 2019-06-08 14:42
Kurdish political parties in Northern and Eastern Syria issued a statement on the Turkish state’s attacks against Southern Kurdistan. The statement said Turkish state serves radical forces with their attacks. ...

8 U.S. Citizens To Be Sent Home From Northern Syria | KGOU

KGOU - 2019-06-08 12:24

Turkish army and mercenaries attack Tal Rifaat

ANF - 2019-06-07 20:41
Occupation forces continue their attacks targeting the lands of northern Syria. ...

8 U.S. Citizens To Be Sent Home From Northern Syria | KTEP

KTEP - 2019-06-07 08:12

Kurdish security forces detain reporter Mohammad Tawfiq al-Saghir in northern Syria - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-06-06 20:03

Eight ISIS women and children handed over to US

ANF - 2019-06-05 16:54
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria has handed over two women and six children from the defeated ISIS to the US. ...

Eid celebrated in peace and safety for Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-03 13:51
The people of Northern and Eastern Syria are preparing for the Eid in peace and safety as the region is completely freed from ISIS gangs. ...

Norwegian Foreign Ministry envoy met Autonomous Administration

ANF - 2019-06-03 08:36
Norwegian Foreign Ministry representative, Kristian Netland, visited the Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration headquarters in Eyn Isa. ...

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people

Gulan Media - 2019-06-03 06:03

War Veterans Congress continues on day 2

ANF - 2019-06-02 18:34
Northern and Eastern Syria 1st War Veterans Congress continues on day 2. ...

Suspicious fires in Northern and Eastern Syria cause great damage

ANF - 2019-06-02 15:41
Northern and Eastern Syrian farmers are satisfied with their crop this year, but suspicious fires that broke out in the region’s cultivated lands caused great damages. ...

Turkish aggression on South Kurdistan condemned in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-06-02 13:29
The invading Turkish state attacks against South Kurdistan and its policies towards Northern and Eastern Syria were condemned in a press conference organized by Qamishlo General Assembly and members of Kongreya Star. ...

Raqqa suicide car-bomb attack kills 10 in northern Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-02 02:41

Twin Blasts Leave Dozens Killed, Injured in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Two explosions rocked central Raqqa in northern Syria overnight Saturday, killing at least ten people while over 20 others were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The first explosion was carried out via an improvised e ...

Pompeo says efforts underway for safe zone in northern Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-05-31 22:16

Turkish army pull out will bring peace to Northern Syria - Global Village Space

Globalvillagespace - 2019-05-31 14:06

In this village we live in a communal way!

ANF - 2019-05-28 11:44
In Northern and Eastern Syria, communal life developed with the Rojava Revolution and is now an established feature in many villages. ...

European delegation visits Autonomous Administration and MSD

ANF - 2019-05-24 17:35
The European delegation reached Northern and Eastern Syria yesterday and met with the Autonomous Administration and MSD representatives today in Ayn Isa. ...

Turkish army pull out will bring peace to Northern Syria - News Ghana

Newsghana - 2019-05-24 13:35

Migrants in Hol Camp to return to their lands

ANF - 2019-05-24 13:33
The migrants from Northern and Eastern Syria living in the Hol Camp are to return to their own lands. ...

Turkish Army Pullout Will Bring Peace To Northern Syria – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-05-24 13:03

US Doesn’t Have a Political Future for SDF: Ambassador Jeffrey

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL — The US has once again reminded the Syrian Kurdish forces that Washington has no place for a separate political entity in the future for the areas in northern Syria, mainly the Kurdish territories. The remarks were made by US Special Representativ ...

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks

Reuters - 2019-05-22 12:48
Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said. ...

“Danger will remain until ISIS members are tried at court"

ANF - 2019-05-21 15:57
Deputy Co-Chair of the Autonomous Euphrates Region Administration, Sara Xelîl, warns of imprisoned ISIS jihadists in northern Syria. Without an international court, they pose a great danger, she says. ...

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry

Yahoo - 2019-05-21 13:50

IS Attacks SDF in Syria's Hasakah

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) carried out a bomb attack on Monday against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria, a spokesperson confirmed. The US-backed Kurdish fighters announced the full victory over the mi ...

Calm prevails amid 72-hour truce in northern Syria - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-18 15:01

1 killed, 6 injured in Turkish shelling on Kurdish positions in northern Syria - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-18 12:07

10. May 2019 – Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-05-17 17:58

Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria: Islamists are torturing Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 23:19
Dr. Kamal Sido | Middle East expert of the Society for Threatened Peoples According to reports, Jihadist militias are torturing Kurdish prisoners in the Syrian-Kurdish region of Afrin. The Islamists are supported by Turkey and tolerated by the ...

Turkish forces continue to build wall in northern Syria - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-11 17:44

Turkish bombardment against villages of Afrin continues

ANF - 2019-05-09 16:32
Turkish invasion state continues its attacks against Northern Syria. ...

Drug trade as a weapon of war against self-government

ANF - 2019-05-09 15:35
Internal Security Forces have determined that drugs are systematically smuggled out of Turkey and the occupied areas of northern Syria into self-governing areas. ...

SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair

BAS News - 2019-05-08 15:35
ERBIL — As the establishment of a ‘Safe Zone’ in the Kurdish territories of northern Syria is in the heated debate related to the region, Turkey continues insisting on having control over the proposed safe zone while the US rejects the idea. Turkey says ...

Swedish children of ISIS fighter on their way home from northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-05-08 02:26

Syrian Regime Attacks Leave Eight Civilians Dead

BAS News - 2019-05-07 22:16
ERBIL - Syrian regime attacks have killed eight civilians in the areas of de-escalation regions, northern Syria, local sources said on Tuesday. Turkish media Anadolu Agency cited the locals as saying that the artilleries and air raids overnight on Monday ...

Turkish ISIS responsible: Kobanê was the biggest mistake

ANF - 2019-05-06 13:23
Ilyas Aydin, one of the officials of the ISIS in Turkey, is in captivity in northern Syria. ...

Turkish forces and mercenaries attack villages of Shera, Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-06 12:42
The Turkish invasion army continues its attacks against northern Syria. ...

Deir ez-Zor people protest Turkish attacks and wall construction

ANF - 2019-05-06 10:53
In a village of Deir ez-Zor, hundreds of people have protested against Turkish aggression in northern Syria. The Turkish state builds a wall in Afrin with the purpose of annexing the area. ...

World war 3: Mike Pompeo issues warning to Turkey against northern Syria intervention | World | News |

Express - 2019-05-05 12:27

Turkey, Russia Considering Deployment to Tel Rifaat in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:03
ERBIL — Turkish and Russian authorities are taking into consideration the possibility of deploying forces to the border areas Tel Rifaat in northern Syria, where the US-backed Kurdish forces are in control. The measures come a day after Turkey confirmed ...

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-04 15:10

Kurds seek to strengthen ties with Arab tribes in northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-05-03 20:15

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...

Nine Civilians Killed, Injured by Syrian Regime Strikes

BAS News - 2019-05-02 00:52
ERBIL - At least nine civilians have either been killed or wounded in attacks carried out by the Syrian regime in the de-escalation zones, in northern Syria, locals said on Wednesday. According to Turkish media Anadolu Agency, airstrikes and bombardments ...

US Concerned with Russia, Syrian Regime's Airstrikes in Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:51
ERBIL - The US State Department has been concerned with the air raids conducted by Russia and the Syrian regime in the city of Idlib and northern Hama. "The air strikes of Russia and the Assad regime, the ongoing attacks by Hyat Tahrir al-Sham and other ...

Turkish army shells villages in Shehba

ANF - 2019-05-01 14:27
The Turkish state has intensified its attacks against northern Syria. ...

Occupation forces bomb villages in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-01 12:48
The Turkish regime continues its attacks against northern Syria. ...

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria - defense ministry

Jerusalem Post - 2019-05-01 00:55

Attack by occupation forces wounded 5 civilians in Shehba

ANF - 2019-04-30 23:04
The Turkish regime continues its attacks against northern Syria together with its jihadist allies. ...

Pentagon IDs Soldier who Died in Non-Combat Incident in Northern Syria |

Military - 2019-04-30 18:28

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria

FOX News - 2019-04-30 16:23
Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria. ...

Pentagon IDs soldier who died in noncombat incident in northern Syria - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-04-30 13:43

US Soldier Dies in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-30 00:24
ERBIL - The international coalition has announced the death of a US service member in a non-combat incident in northern Syria. The coalition's statement, however, did not give any further details pending notification of next of kin, but stressed that it ...

Turkish-backed mercenaries attacked Bab Military Council fighters

ANF - 2019-04-29 11:03
The Turkish-backed militias in northern Syria have attacked the village of Qertwêran, where fighters of the Military Council of al-Bab are stationed. ...

“Journalists in northern Syria face intimidation and insecurity”

ANF - 2019-04-26 13:44
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, a former Al Qaeda-affiliated group, and Turkish backed rebel groups attempt to control the flow of news out of the regions by limiting access to certain areas, making threats or, in some cases, kidnapping journalists. ...

In northern Syria skin disease ravages young and old

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 10:28

Armenians in northern Syria establish armed force

Gulan Media - 2019-04-25 08:13

Armenians in northern Syria establish armed force

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 01:39
'The children of genocide started to defend themselves,' said the brigade ...

Two Missing Yezidis Identified in Syrian Camp

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - A couple of young Yezidis, who had gone missing since 2014, were identified on Wednesday in a Syrian camp where tens of thousands of people are sheltered. The House of Yezidi in Amude, northern Syria, a local administration that helps the Yezidis ...

Turkish army attacked a town of Shehba Canton

ANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
Turkish invasion army continues its attacks against northern Syria. ...

“Turkey wants to occupy more areas in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:44
Co-chair of the Kobanê People's Council, Merwa Dirêi, says that the policy of the Turkish state against the Kurds is not new and that Ankara's Neo-Ottoman policy is meant to occupy more areas in northern Syria. ...

Armenians form brigade in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-04-22 12:16
Northern and Eastern Syrian Armenians formed their own brigade called Nubar Ozanyan Brigade. The brigade will be officially announced on April 24, the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide. ...

Trump, Erdogan discuss northern Syria: Turkish presidency - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-21 22:06

At Rojava university in Syrian Kurdistan, Kurds build their own future

E-Kurd - 2019-04-17 17:37
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Which university to attend? For Fatmah, a Kurdish college student in Syrian Kurdistan [northern Syria], it had been an especially difficult choice. The daughter of a welder and a housewife, she dreamed of studying constructio ...

Afrin: People Seek Fate of Their Relatives' Held by Islamist Groups

BAS News - 2019-04-17 02:00
ERBIL - People of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria appealed on Wednesday to humanitarian and human rights organizations to ensure the fate of their relatives who have been held by the Turkey-backed Syrian rebels for over seven months. Accor ...

Rockets kill 11 in Syria's northern city of Aleppo: Reports | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-04-16 01:51

Foza Yusif: ISIS is not only our problem

ANF - 2019-04-13 16:05
Kurdish politician Foza Yusif sees the danger of the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS not yet banished. In order to convict the ISIS members who are being held in northern Syria, an international tribunal needs to be set up in the region, she says. ...

Ankara-backed Rebels Continue to Harass Civilians in Afrin: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:24
ERBIL - The Ankara-backed Syrian rebels continue to commit violence against civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, while they have also arrested many residents, a human rights center said on Thursday. "The Syrian rebels and groups o ...

Syria Kurds say deal made for return of 31,000 displaced Iraqis

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 21:25
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Thursday announced a deal with Baghdad for 31,000 displaced Iraqis, mostly women and children, to return from camps in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, to Iraq. Tens of thousands of people live in ...

Twin explosions kill at least 9 in northern Syria city - reports

Rûdaw - 2019-04-09 22:06
State-run SANA news agency claimed the bombing targeted the US-led 'coalition' and 'SDF' ...

Yazidi women from Afrin: Sleeper cells will end if ISIS is tried

ANF - 2019-04-09 13:07
Yazidi women from Afrin said the current process necessitates the trial of ISIS gangs in Northern and Eastern Syria, and added that the sleeper cells will end when ISIS gangs are put on trial. ...

SDF Ready for Talks with Turkey Under Two Conditions: Commander

BAS News - 2019-04-09 11:45
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says it is ready for negotiations with Turkey only if it leaves Afrin and ends threatening the Kurdish areas in northern Syria, said a senior commander. Turkey sees the US-backed Syrian Kurdish force ...

Emboldened by US withdrawal, Turkish Army attacks Kurdish forces in northern Syria

Almasdarnews - 2019-04-09 00:36

Turkish forces patrol observation point in northern Syria - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-04-08 09:00

Shengal: ISIS prisoners should be tried at international court

ANF - 2019-04-07 14:09
PADÊ, TAJÊ, Shengal Democratic Automous Assembly and Shengal Temporary Administration Assembly have called for an international court to be set up for the trial of ISIS prisoners in Northern Syria. ...

SDF quelled jail break attempt of ISIS prisoners in Derik

ANF - 2019-04-06 18:19
SDF Official Redur Xelil reiterated their call for an international court to be formed for the trial of ISIS prisoners held by SDF in Northern Syria. ...

SDF, coalition quell attempted ISIS jail break in northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-04-06 16:31

Autonomous Administration proposes congress on ISIS prisoners

ANF - 2019-04-06 12:40
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria, in talks with the International Coalition Against ISIS, has proposed a congress to resolve the ISIS prisoners issue. ...

“We have no choice but to liberate Efrin” – Aldar Xelil on northern Syria's next moves

Thedefensepost - 2019-04-04 16:23

Iraq to open border to allow its refugees to return

ANF - 2019-04-03 11:28
The Iraqi government said it is ready to reopen border to allow its citizens who fled DAESH and went to Northern and Eastern Syria to return. ...

Situation of refugees discussed by Autonomous Administration

ANF - 2019-04-03 10:59
Northern and Eastern Syria Social Services and Assistance Office held a meeting in Ayn Isa to discuss the situation of the refugees. ...

ENKS Urges Turkey to Pressure Rebels in Afrin to End Violations

BAS News - 2019-04-02 23:24
ERBIL - The Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) has called on Turkey to put pressure on Ankara-backed Syrian rebels in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria to stop violations against citizens. According to a statement by the council, a c ...

Turkish troops enter Afrin in northern Syria as offensive against Kurds continues | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-02 19:54

Thousands of ISIS fighters sit in prison. Kurdish leaders call for a special tribunal.

PRI - 2019-03-30 09:01
ISIS fighters committed heinous crimes. Thousands are now locked up in camps and prisons across northern Syria. But the evidence against them is flimsy and the cost of justice, high. What should happen to them? ...

"Turkey’s presence in Syria more dangerous than ISIS"

ANF - 2019-03-28 14:29
Emced Osman stressed that the Turkish state’s presence in Syria is more dangerous than ISIS and said, “International forces should take a clear stand against the Turkish state and their gangs’ presence in Northern and Eastern Syria.” ...

IS attack on US-backed fighters kills 7 in northern Syria | Deseret News

Deseretnews - 2019-03-27 16:26

IS attack on US-backed fighters kills 7 in northern Syria -

Sfchronicle - 2019-03-27 12:30

IS attack on US-backed fighters kills 7 in northern Syria - The Garden Island

Thegardenisland - 2019-03-27 11:32

Attack on Syrian Kurdish forces checkpoint in Manbij kills 7

E-Kurd - 2019-03-26 13:56
MANBIJ, Syria,— An official with the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led force in Syria says gunmen have attacked one of their checkpoints in the northern town on Manbij, killing seven fighters. Sharfan Darwish, of the Kurdish-led Manbij Military Council, told The A ...

Autonomous Administration calls for an 'International Court'

ANF - 2019-03-26 02:42
Autonomous Administration called for International Court to be established for the trial of ISIS mercenaries currently under arrest in Northern Syria. ...
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