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Watch: IS Claims Responsibility for Iranian Military Parade Offensive

BAS News - 2018-09-23 23:44
ERBIL - Islamic State's Amaq News Agency has published a footage in which three of its militants seem to prepare for the Saturday's attack on an Iranian military parade in southwest of the country. At least 25 people were killed while over 60 more were w ...

Khamenei Accuses Gulf States of Involving in Military Parade Offensive

BAS News - 2018-09-22 20:37
ERBIL - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused the US-backed Gulf Arab states of conducting Saturday's offensive on a military parade in which tens of people were killed or wounded. Earlier on Saturday morning, four unidentified armed ...

Yemen’s Hodeida Offensive: Once Avoidable, Now Imminent

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-20 14:30
When the plan for consultations between Yemen's warring parties, scheduled to begin in Geneva on 8 September, collapsed, the frozen battle for the Red Sea port of Hodeida resumed. It could prove fatal for many of the millions already on the brink of star ...

SDF Launches 3rd Phase of Anti-IS Operation in Syria

BAS News - 2018-09-11 11:38
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday launched the 3rd phase of anti-Islamic State (IS) operation dubbed “Roundup” in northeast Syria. The US-led Coalition, which backs the assault, confirmed the beginning of the offensive. “S ...

Idlib offensive pushing civilians toward occupied Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-09 00:15
A Syrian woman, displaced from southern Idlib due to the fighting between government forces and the opposition, carries humanitarian aid at a makeshift camp in Batabu, 40 kilometers west of Aleppo, on Jan. 24. (Photo: AFP) ...

Iran Conducted Missile Attack on PDKI, KDP-Iran Inside Kurdistan: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-08 21:22
ERBIL - Iran has conducted the missile offensive on the twin Kurdish opposition groups in the Kurdistan Region "only 15 kilometers away" from two parties' headquarters, a report said on Saturday evening. The attack was conducted on the Kurdistan Democrat ...

Basra Unrest: Rockets Fired at Airport

BAS News - 2018-09-08 10:03
ERBIL — At least three rockets were fired on Saturday morning at the Basra Airport, an official said. Cited by AP, the source confirmed that there were no casualties after the attack. It is not yet clear who was behind the offensive. The official also co ...

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria's Idlib

Reuters - 2018-09-08 03:55
The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall a Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held Idlib province which the United Nations fears could cause a humanitarian catastrophe involving tens of ...

Armed Men Kill, Wound Seven People in Diyala

BAS News - 2018-09-06 23:32
ERBIL - At least seven people were killed or wounded by unidentified armed men in the province of Diyala on Thursday, a security source said. The source told Baghdad Today that the gunmen carried out the offensive on a road between Baquba and Muqdadiya, ...

Syrian and Russian warplanes pound Idlib before talks: monitor

Reuters - 2018-09-04 22:15
Russian and Syrian jets hammered a major rebel stronghold on Tuesday, a war monitor said, days before leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey meet to discuss an expected Syrian government offensive that could spark a humanitarian disaster. ...

Saving Idlib from Destruction

International Crisis Group - 2018-09-03 14:01
Numerous signs point to an imminent Syrian regime offensive to recapture Idlib, the largest remaining rebel-held area. To ward off another humanitarian calamity, Russia, Iran and Turkey should immediately convene talks to extend the truce and seek other ...

YPG Ready to Assist Syrian Regime in Sweida Offensive: Commander

BAS News - 2018-08-06 21:50
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) has shown its readiness to assist the country's government forces in their "Sweida anti-Daesh campaign", a report said on Monday. The Syrian army has been set to oust the Islamic State (IS) insur ...

Syrien: Zurück auf Anfang

Civaka Azad - 2018-07-17 04:12
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Der Journalist Nazım Daştan über die Offensive der syrischen Armee im Süden des Landes und mögliche neue Konfliktfelder im Syrien-Krieg, 16.07.2018 Entgegen der Erwartung das sich der seit sieben Jahren währende K ...

Pictures: Bomb Explosion Targets Kurdish Judge's House in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2018-07-05 10:17
ERBIL - A bombing attack targeted overnight on Wednesday the house of a Kurdish judge in the disputed Kurdish city of Khanaqin with no casualties reported. According to the information BasNews has obtained from local sources, the terrorist offensive has ...

Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight

The New Mail - 2018-06-19 23:44
Iraq’s only Kurdish airline launched on Monday with a flight to Sweden, after years of delays owing to the Islamic State’s offensive in the country. Officials hope Fly Erbil’s take-off… The post Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight ap ...

Iraqi Kurdistan launches first Kurdish airline, Fly Erbil

E-Kurd - 2018-06-19 07:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s only Kurdish airline launched on Monday with a flight to Sweden, after years of delays owing to the Islamic State’s offensive in the country. Officials hope Fly Erbil’s take-off is a sign of changing fortune ...

Yemen: Averting a Destructive Battle for Hodeida

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-12 02:49
More than three years into Yemen’s war, a bloody battle looms for the Huthi-held port city of Hodeida. International leaders should work for a UN-led negotiated settlement to stop the offensive and, if this fails, take steps to avoid deepening what is al ...

Offensive - Erdoğan beginnt neuen Krieg im Irak

Der Standard - 2018-06-11 17:23
Der türkische Staatschef gibt bei einem Wahlkampfauftritt den Start einer Offensive gegen die PKK mit Luftangriffen in der nordirakischen Provinz Sinjar bekannt ...

US-backed Syrian forces resume offensive against Islamic State

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-05 00:52
Lilwa al-Abdallah, a spokesperson for the offensive in Deir al-Zor Province, reads a statement about the relaunch of an assault against the Islamic State in eastern Syria, Deir al-Zor, Syria, June 4, 2018. (Photo: SDF Media) ...

Coalition forces, partners initiate second phase of Operation Roundup

CENTCOM - 2018-06-04 23:00
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Syrian Democratic Forces initiated ground operations for phase two of Operation Roundup to defeat Daesh remnants in northeastern Syria today. The SDF ground offensive, aimed at clearing Dashisha, is bolstered by coordinated Coalition cros ...

SDF launches second phase of Operation Roundup in southeast of Syria

Waar Media - 2018-06-04 20:41
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US-led Coalition, launched the second phase of Operation Roundup in the southeast of Syria on Sunday to remove the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. “The SDF ground offensive, aimed at t ...

SDF, Coalition Launch Joint Operation in Southeast Syria

BAS News - 2018-06-03 23:34
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US-led Coalition, launched the second phase of Operation Roundup in southeast of Syria on Sunday to remove the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. “The SDF ground offensive, aimed at clearing ...

Pentagon warns Syria’s Assad against attacking Kurdish forces in Rojava

Waar Media - 2018-06-01 15:27
WAAR-DUHOK: The Pentagon on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to carry out an offensive against Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States that control Rojava-country’s north-east. “Any interested party in Syria should understand t ...

Le rêve toujours brisé des Kurdes

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-05-30 12:23
Entamée il y a plus de dix jours, l’offensive turque sur le canton d’Afrin, au Kurdistan syrien, a fait au moins 65 morts parmi les civils. Elle fait peser une menace sur cette région kurde autonome de facto dans un contexte déjà défavorable pour les Kurd ...

Erdogans Syrien-Offensive: Was aus den Menschen in Afrin geworden ist

Huffington Post Deutschland - 2018-05-18 01:30
Rund zwei Monate sind vergangen, seit türkische Soldaten ihre Landesflagge im syrischen Afrin hissten. Laut Angaben der Vereinten Nationen (UN) flüchteten rund 140.000 Menschen vor den wochenlangen Kämpfen zwischen einer Koalition aus syrischen Rebellen ...

Turkey in Syria: Ruling Kurdish Afrin by Sharia Law, Ethnic Cleansing

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-05-15 02:11
by Sirwan Kajjo, May 13, 2018 At the onset of the Turkish offensive, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government declared it a “jihad” against Syrian Kurds. Turkish preachers gave sermons justifying the assault as a “holy war.” Turkey and ji ...

Roj Info: Les Etats-Unis construisent une nouvelle base à Manbij

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-11 04:16
Les Etats-Unis tiennent une nouvelle base dans la ville stratégique de Manbij. Le but de cette base établie il y a trois mois serait notamment de dissuader la Turquie de mettre à exécution ses menaces d’offensive contre les forces kurdes. Construite dans ...

US-backed SDF Resumes Anti-IS Operations

BAS News - 2018-05-02 06:02
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces, which is backed by the US-led Coalition, said on Tuesday that its military operations against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria were resumed. According to Lilwa al-Abdallah, a spokesperson for the offensive in Deir al- ...

Jabhat al-Nusra, FSA pulles 12,000 militants to attack Assad regime

Waar Media - 2018-04-19 14:13
WAAR-DUHOK: Further provocations with improvised chemical weapons are not excluded in Syria to justify a possible Jabhat al-Nusra-led offensive on government troops in southern Syria, a military diplomatic source said on Thursday. According to the source ...

Krieg in Syrien: Endschlacht mit C-Waffen

TAZ - 2018-04-09 03:31
Das Regime hat eine Offensive auf die letzte Rebellenstadt bei Damaskus gestartet. Dabei sollen chemische Kampfstoffe viele Tote gefordert haben. mehr... ...
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