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Turkey to Establish Eleventh Observatory Point in Syria's Idlib: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-14 10:34
ERBIL - Turkish troops have set up its 11th observation point in the province of Idlib in northern Syria to monitor a ceasefire between the Syrian government and the opposition groups, said multiple reports on Monday. Anadolu Agency said that the observa ...

US slams Turkey over population transfers in Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-04 12:03
Residents sit in the back of a truck as they flee the city of Afrin in northern Syria on March 18, 2018, after Turkish forces and allied armed groups took control of the Kurdish-majority city. (Photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP) ...

Forum Political and cultural forces and tribal leaders in northern Syria

SDF Press - 2018-04-27 03:26
Within the framework of the unity of the people and the Syrian territories, the self-management organized a meeting today in Hasakah province to discuss the current political situation in Syria in general and Afrin in particular. The meeting was attended ...

Freedom fighters said their word: either alshahada or victory

SDF Press - 2018-04-22 22:20
Raqqa and the sons of northern Syria tournaments like stories and fairy tales, men said their words and stood and pledged their homeland either alshahada or victory, men bent the world for their courage and engraved their names beside the great in histor ...

Russia sending reinforcements to Syria

Waar Media - 2018-04-16 18:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Pictures showed the three vessels crammed with weapons sail through the Bosphorus strait – that links the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. Putin’s ships are allegedly heading for the Tartus naval base on the northern coast of Syria. It comes a ...

Yazidis' fate still hangs in the balance

Jerusalem Post - 2018-04-12 15:14
A peaceful and non-aggressive people living in northern Iraq, Syria, Turkey and parts of Armenia and Georgia, they have quietly followed their faith for millennia. They have never harmed anyone. ...

Erdogan: Turkey to keep pushing Kurds out of Syria's north

Washington Times - 2018-04-05 06:12
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his military "won't stop" trying to oust Syrian Kurdish fighters from northern Syria, as he met with the leaders of Russia and Iran for talks on trying to resolve the confli ...

In north Syria, British officials vow solidarity with Kurdish authorities

The Kurdish Project - 2018-04-05 03:27
The following article was originally published in Reuters. QAMISHLI, Syria (Reuters) – British Labour officials visited the Kurdish-led authority in northern Syria on Tuesday, pledging to stand with it in the face of threats of attacks. “We’re here for a ...

British Labour delegation in Syrian Kurdistan to support Kurds

E-Kurd - 2018-04-04 20:27
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— British members of parliament from the opposition Labour party visited Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northern Syria, Wednesday to express solidarity with the region’s embattled Kurdish minority. Their visit came at a time when K ...

Turkey says France could become ‘target’ for backing Syria Kurds

Waar Media - 2018-04-01 17:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey said on Friday that a French pledge to help stabilize a region of northern Syria controlled by Kurdish-dominated forces amounted to support for terrorism and could make France a “target of Turkey”. French backing for the Syrian Democra ...

Afrin.. Number of Turkish soldiers killed by YPG fighters

Waar Media - 2018-03-31 21:47
WAAR-DUHOK: A number of Turkish soldiers were killed as their tank was destroyed by the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, said the party. The clash erupted between the Turkish troops and the YPG fighters in Bilbila and its ...

“France will send troops to Manbij against invasion attempts”

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-03-31 18:12
A delegation respresenting Rojava and Northern Syria has met with French President Emmanuel Macron in the Elysee Palace. France will reportedly send troops to Manbij against invasion. A delegation of top officials from Rojava and Northern Syria has met wi ...

YPG Destroys Turkish Tank, Kills Wounds Seven Troops: Party

BAS News - 2018-03-31 13:49
ERBIL - A number of Turkish soldiers were killed as their tank was destroyed by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, said the party. The clash erupted between the Turkish troops and the YPG fighters in Bilbila and its vil ...

Northern Syria delegation: Cooperation with France will continue

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-03-31 12:13
The Northern Syria delegation that had a meeting with French President Macron in Paris said the meeting was positive and important. The meeting lasted an hour. A delegation of top officials from Rojava and Northern Syria has met with French President Emma ...

Reuters: France’s Macron vows support for northern Syrians, Kurdish militia

Justice for Kurds - 2018-03-30 16:01
PARIS (Reuters) – France’s president on Thursday assured the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) of Paris’ support to stabilise northeastern Syria against Islamic State, and Kurdish officials said he had committed to sending troops to the reg ...

France to Send Troops to Rojava to Prevent Turkish Advances

BAS News - 2018-03-29 23:48
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to send troops to northern Syria, helping the US-led Coalition in blocking Further Turkish advances into the region beyond Afrin. Macron received a Kurdish, Arab and Christian delegates from the Syrian K ...

Turkey’s Erdogan Wants Northern Syria and Iraq Annexed

Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-03-28 15:21
His aim is longstanding. In December 2015, heavily armed Turkish forces invaded Iraq, an act of aggression, occupying territory near Mosul, on the phony pretext of combating ISIS he supports. His real aim is seizing the area’s valued oil fields, a prize h ...

After taking Afrin, Turkey looks for new targets in Syria

The Economist - 2018-03-26 00:38
FOR President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the timing of Turkey’s victory in the Afrin region of northern Syria could not have been better. After a two-month offensive against Kurdish militants, Turkish troops took control of the enclave’s main town on March 17 ...

US: ISIS are 'rebuilding'

CNN - 2018-03-24 03:29
The US warned Monday that ISIS has begun reconstituting in some areas of Syria because a Turkish military offensive against a northern city has pulled the US' Kurdish allies away from the fight against the terrorist group. ...

Turkey vows to expand operation against Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-03-19 23:18
AFRIN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Turkey vowed Monday to expand its operation in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria to other Kurdish areas after its troops and allied forces seized control of the city of Afrin in a major blow to the Kurds. A day after T ...

Erdogan says Turkey may extend Afrin campaign along whole Syrian border

Reuters - 2018-03-19 17:48
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces will press their offensive against Kurdish YPG forces along the length of Turkey's border with Syria and if necessary into northern Iraq, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, threatening wider conflict in Syria's civi ...

Turkish Forces Take Syrian City Afrin From Kurdish Militia

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-03-19 01:21
Turkish forces have captured the town center of Kurdish-controlled Afrin in northern Syria, Turkey said Sunday, capping a two-month military campaign that has divided Ankara and its international allies. ...

Turkey’s Islamist Terror Plans for Northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2018-03-18 22:44
Sheri Laizer | Exclusive to Ekurd.net On 9 March 2018, Turkey’s Deputy PM reportedly held a meeting with Turkish military officers, the Intelligence service, and the leaders of ISIS and similar Islamist terrorist organisations in the Hatay area on the Sy ...

SOHR Reveals Latest Casualties Figures on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-18 14:55
ERBIL - Head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Rami Abdulrahman said that 1500 Syrian People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters have been killed in the Kurdish region of Afrin in northern Syria since the beginning of the fight in the area. ...

Bombardment and heavy fighting in Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-03-18 11:47
WAAR-DUHOK: Hediye Yusuf told The Associated Press that Turkey has not captured Afrin and fighting continues on Sunday. Yusuf, a founding member of the self-declared Democratic Federal System of Northern Syria, said Kurdish forces evacuated civilians fro ...

Afrin in Serious Danger: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-18 10:13
ERBIL - The Turkish army and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) have reached the entrance of the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria, according to Turkish media outlets. The two armies have attacked the city from both eastern and northern sides of the region, ...

Kurds protest in Germany against Turkish govt, 3 arrested

Seattle Times - 2018-03-17 18:50
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say three people have been arrested in the northern city of Hannover when Kurdish demonstrators protesting Turkish military attacks in northern Syria clashed with police. The dpa news agency reported that some of the esti ...

More than 200,000 civilians flee Afrin in three days

Waar Media - 2018-03-17 15:39
WAAR-DUHOK: More than 200,000 civilians have fled the city of Afrin in northern Syria in less than three days to escape a Turkish-led military offensive against a Kurdish forces, a war monitor said Saturday. “There was fierce fighting throughout the nigh ...

18 civilians killed in Syria’s Kurdish Afrin by Turkish fire: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-03-16 15:34
AFRIN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Turkish artillery fire on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria killed at least 18 civilians on Friday, a monitor said. “Since midnight (2200 GMT Thursday), 18 civilians, including five chil ...

Senior Kurdish official, key to US policy in Syria, killed

Washington Post - 2018-03-15 23:27
A senior Kurdish official who played a key role with the United States in implementing its post-Islamic State group policy in northern Syria has been found dead in his apartment, Kurdish officials said Thursday. ...

Senior Kurdish official, key to US policy in Syria, killed

FOX News - 2018-03-15 17:02
A senior Kurdish official who played a key role with the United States in implementing its post-Islamic State group policy in northern Syria has been found dead in his apartment, Kurdish officials said Thursday. ...

Delegation of Başûr Kurdistan meets with Afrin’s people

ANHA - 2018-03-15 12:16
A delegation of political, social and religious organizations in Başûr met with Kurdish and Autonomous Administration representatives in al-Jazeera region, Euphrates and northern Syria with the people of Afrin, and pointed out that the resistance of Afrin ...

This is scenario of dividing Syria

ANHA - 2018-03-14 10:56
Syria's division is often talked about, and the Kurdish people and the components of northern Syria are often accused of trying to divide Syria and create an entity or something. But the real division of Syria is led by Turkey and the armed opposition gro ...

Turkey and US to Secure Manbij: FM

BAS News - 2018-03-13 20:33
ERBIL — Turkey and the United States will oversee the withdrawal of Syrian-Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters from the town of Manbij in northern Syria and their soldiers will provide security for the region, Hürriyet Daily News quoted Turk ...

On the front line of Turkey's fight with Kurds in Syria

CBS News - 2018-03-05 23:12
The war in Syria is getting even more complicated as Turkey continues attacking U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the northern district of Afrin. The Kurds have been the United States' most effective ally in the battle against ISIS in Syria. Seth Doane trav ...

‘Turkish state seeks to exterminate people in Afrin’

ANHA - 2018-03-05 11:42
SHILAN MOHEMMED KOBANI –A number of women from the families of the martyrs in Srin district said “the attacks of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on Afrin have risks to all people in northern Syria as the Turkish occupation state seeks to e ...

Turkey Steps Up Offensive Against Kurds

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-03-05 07:36
Turkey’s offensive against the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria intensified over the weekend, as forces loyal to the regime of Bashar al-Assad continued to bomb a suburb of Damascus. ...
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