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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 ...

YPG Continues Recruiting Children for Battles: HRW

BAS News - 2018-08-04 16:57
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) continues recruiting underage individuals from vulnerable families to fight on the frontlines in Syria, the Human Rights Watch warned again on Friday. “Recent data from the United Nations showed ...

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 ...

Pro-Ankara Syrian Rebels Abuse Kurdish Civilians

BAS News - 2018-07-28 22:39
ERBIL — The General Command of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) has accused Ankara-backed Syrian rebels in the Kurdish cnclave of Afrin of disguising themselves as YPG fighters to abuse civilians in the region. The Kurdish party in an online statement ...

Statement to public opinion

SDF Press - 2018-07-19 09:58
On July 19, the seventh anniversary of the revolution of Roj-Ava and the Syrian north, which started its first spark of Kobany, the fortress of resistance. At the outset, on behalf of the General Command of the People’s Protection Units, we congratulate o ...

Last Kurdish forces leave Syria’s Manbij, allied Arab fighters say

E-Kurd - 2018-07-18 15:47
BEIRUT,— The last members of the powerful Kurdish militia pulled out on Sunday from the Syrian Kurdish-Arab mixed town of Manbij, allied Arab fighters said, under a deal reached to avoid clashes with Turkey. The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) le ...

YPG Kills Several Turkish Soldiers, Syrian Rebels in Afrin: Statement

BAS News - 2018-07-17 16:43
ERBIL - At least nine Turkish troops and three Syrian rebels, among which was a leader, were killed by the the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the southern region of Afrin in Syria, the party claimed on Tuesday. "Between July 11 and 15, our un ...

Last Batch of YPG Forces Leaves Manbij

BAS News - 2018-07-16 01:13
ERBIL — The last unit of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) withdrew from Manbij on Sunday. The withdrawal came after an agreement between Turkey and US on moving the Kurdish fighters out of the town as Ankara is concerned with their pres ...

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, ...

Asad Threatens YPG Again

BAS News - 2018-06-25 15:44
ERBIL - Syrian President Bashar al-Asad has again threatened the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) to withdraw from the north of the country or he could storm the area to recapture the territory. The remarks were made during an interview wit ...

Turkish FM: YPG's Withdrawal from Syria's Manbij May Begin in July

BAS News - 2018-06-14 12:42
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has predicted the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) to withdraw from the city of Manbij in July in accordance with a recent roadmap reached between Turkey and Russia. "We cannot say that the ...

YPG to leave Syria’s Manbij after US-Turkey deal

The Defense Post - 2018-06-05 18:47
The People's Protection Units (YPG) announced that it would withdraw advisors from the Syrian city of Manbij, a day after the United States and Turkey agreed to a roadmap The post YPG to leave Syria’s Manbij after US-Turkey deal appeared first on The Def ...

YPG: Our Military Advisers Will Withdraw from Syria's Manbij

BAS News - 2018-06-05 14:57
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said in a statement on Tuesday that its military advisers would withdraw from Syria's Manbij, said a report. The statement came after the US and Turkey announced a day earlier that they had appro ...

Six Turkish Soldiers Killed, Wounded by YPG in Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-07 10:50
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) killed four Turkish soldiers, and injured two more troops in the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria overnight on Friday, according to sources. The Kurdistan Workers' Party' (PKK) media outlets said t ...

Ankara to Paris: Pick Either Turkey or YPG

BAS News - 2018-04-05 22:53
ERBIL — Turkish European Affairs Minister, Omer Celik, has warned France over its support for the Syrian Kurdish forces, saying that Paris should choose between Turkey and the People’s Protection Units (YPG). “Our allies will need to make a choice in fav ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bomb Explosion Kills 7 in Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-20 10:08
ERBIL - At least seven people were killed on Monday when a bomb exploded in the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria, said a Human Rights center said. The bomb was allegedly planted by the Syrian Kurdih People's Protection Units (YPG) after their withdrawal fr ...

YPG: We won’t stop our activities in Afrin untill liberation

Waar Media - 2018-03-19 20:30
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said on Monday that they will not stop their activities in Afrin, the Kurdish enclave in Syria, unless the city is liberated from the Turkish army and Syrian rebels. Brusk Hassaka, the YPG sp ...

YPG: We won't Stop Unless Afrin is Liberated

BAS News - 2018-03-19 15:04
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said on Monday that they will not stop their activities in Afrin, the Kurdish enclave in Syria, unless the city is liberated from the Turkish army and Syrian rebels. Brusk Hassaka, the YPG spokes ...

YPG: Afrin Battle Enters New Phase

BAS News - 2018-03-18 15:50
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) released a statement on Sunday, stating that the resistance in Afrin, Kurdish city in Syria will continue "until every inch of the city is liberated", adding it is only a news stage of the war. " ...

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. ...

More People Flee Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-17 11:55
ERBIL - Several clashes erupted between the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Turkish army overnight on Friday in the Kurdish city of Afrin, thus more people began to flee the region, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

YPJ .. We pledge to raise level of struggle to leaders Tokshin ,Zilan

ANHA - 2018-03-16 14:35
Women's Protection Units (YPJ) said in this spirit of heroism Tokshin Botan and Zilan Judy took their place in the hearts of all comrades and the testimony of the two comrades rose to the level of revenge for the spirit of martyrs, and pledged to raise th ...

Afrin bride of Rojava ,pulse hearts of entire Kurdish people

ANHA - 2018-03-16 11:30
The mother Suad Mustafa from Deirk, who has been presented to Afrin with the delegation of al-Jazeera region , described Afrin as the bride of Rojava and the heart of the Kurdish people. She also supports the People's and Women's Protection Units (YPG, YP ...

YPG destroys two Turkish military machineries in Bulbul

ANHA - 2018-03-15 18:06
AFRIN– In a special operation conducted by the People and Women Protection Units in Bulbul district’s Keray(Kerê) village, two military machineries of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries have been destroyed. Moreover, a number of the Turkish o ...

YPG: Turkey Attempts to Eliminate Kurds in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-14 11:08
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) stated that Turkey is trying to replace the civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria with the families of Syrian opposition groups, warning to target anyone who enters the area. The Tur ...

YPJ:Rohanda ,her father walked of path Deniz,we will countinu their path

ANHA - 2018-03-14 10:56
Women 's Protection Units (YPJ) ponited in Afrin that the martyr Rohanda and her father Mahmoud were an example of the spirit of comradeship and high morale, noting that they walked on the path of their sister and daughter Deniz, and they would march on t ...

YPG: Turkey Bombing Afrin Roads

BAS News - 2018-03-13 20:54
ERBIL — Nouri Mahmoud, the spokesperson of the Syrian Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) said on Tuesday that Turkish forces were shelling all roads to Afrin. “There is no way to go freely to Afrin. All the roads are being targeted by Turkish bombar ...

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 ...

Strong clashes in 4 villages in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-13 13:23
AFRIN – Strong clashes are taking place in the villages of Shikta, Tirmisha, Shia, and the villages of Barka, Raja of Mobata district, between the fighters of People and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) on one hand, and Turkish occupation army and its me ...

YPG reveals record of commando martyr Polat Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-13 09:41
The media center of People Protection Units (YPG) revealed a record of the combatant martyr Polat Afrin, who carried out on 12 March a commando operation against the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries in Bulbul district. ...

Ilham Ahmed: Protection units broke Turks thorn in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-13 09:41
chair of Syrian Democratic Council, Ilham Ahmed, said that People Protection Units (YPG) broke Turkey's thorn in Afrin, noting that the Turkish statements to enter the cities liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from IS mercenaries is aimed to disa ...

YPG commander: “We refuse the proposal of withdrawing from Afrin,”

Waar Media - 2018-03-12 09:56
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) made it clear on Sunday that it will not abandon Afrin in exchange for an end to the Turkish assaults. Speaking to Sputnik, YPG commander Nouri Mahmoud said they are the indigenous people of ...

YPG Refuses Withdrawal from Afrin Under Any Circumstances

BAS News - 2018-03-11 23:53
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) made it clear on Sunday that it will not abandon Afrin in exchange for an end to the Turkish assaults. Speaking to Sputnik, YPG commander Nouri Mahmoud said they are the indigenous people of Afri ...

Rojava ‘s youth actively participate in Resistance of Age

ANHA - 2018-03-11 12:27
ROJ MOSSA AFRIN – Members of the Rojava Youth Union and the Young Women’s Union said they are participating in the fighting fronts alongside fighters of the People’s and Women’s Protection Units(YPG, YPJ) to repel the attacks of the Turkish occupation arm ...

Absence ceremony for martyr Jiaker Qamishlo

ANHA - 2018-03-10 14:08
the Martyr's Families Council in Qamishlo city has organized an absence ceremony for the fighter in the ranks of People Protection Units (YPG) Jiaker Qamishlo, who was martyred during his participation in Resistance of the age. ...

Strong clashes in Khalta village of Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-10 14:08
AFRIN – In the meantime, there are strong clashes in Khalta village of Afrin between the fighters of People and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) on one hand, and the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on the other. ANHA ...

Strong clashes in villages of three districts of Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-10 11:20
AFRIN – In the meantime, clashes are taking place on three fronts in Afrin districts, between fighters of People and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) on one hand and the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on the other. In Janders front, clashes ...

Strong clashes in Janders villages

ANHA - 2018-03-10 11:20
AFRIN – In the meantime, strong clashes in the villages of Korka and Korba of Janders area between the fighters of People and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) on one hand and the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on the other. ANHA ...

Strong clashes and shell in Bulbul districts’s villages

ANHA - 2018-03-09 12:26
AFRIN – In the mean time , Strong clashes between of the fighters of people ‘s Women’s Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) and Turkish occupation army and its gangs in Bika and Bakja villages belonging to Bulbul district while , warplanes Turkish occupation are s ...

Strong clashes in Kafar Safra village at Janders

ANHA - 2018-03-09 12:26
AFRIN – In the mean time , Strong clashes erupted between of the fighters of People’s and Women ‘s Protection Units (YPG , YPJ) and Turkish occuaption army and its gangs in Kafer Safra village belonging to Janders area ANHA ...

Qualtive opertion in Shara , Clashes , Bombed, at Bulbul

ANHA - 2018-03-09 10:56
AFRIN _ The fighters of the People Protection Units (YPG) carried out a qualitative opertion against the Turkish occupation army and its gangs in al-Mazzra village in Shara district , In the mean time strong clashses erupted beteween the fighters of the ( ...

Berlin police to tolerate banned Kurdish YPG flags at demonstrations

E-Kurd - 2018-03-08 23:59
BERLIN,— The struggle of the Kurds and their friends in Germany against the ban on the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG/YPJ) flags has come to fruition. Berlin police stated that YPG flag can be carried at demonstrations. Last June, Kurds and their ...

Strong clashes in Marska, Kaferjanna’s villages at Shara district

ANHA - 2018-03-08 13:34
AFRIN – In the mean time , Strong clashes erupted between the fighters of the people and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) and the Turkish Occupation army and its gangs in the area is located between Marska , Kaferjanna’s villages belonging to Shara distr ...

YPG: Russia Requests Meeting

BAS News - 2018-03-08 01:13
ERBIL — Sipan Hemo, the People's Protection Units’ (YPG) General Staff, said on Wednesday that Russia has recently requested to meet at a military level with YPG Generals despite its policies in Afrin. “Russia has recently wanted us to meet with them. Th ...

France FM advises Turkey to “PUT AN END” to Afrin offensive

Waar Media - 2018-03-07 20:14
WAAR-DUHOK: France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said French authorities had advised Turkey to “put an end” to its military offensive against the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syrian Kurdistan’s Afrin. Le Drian made the remarks wh ...

Supporters of YPG protest against Turkish Chief of Staff in America

ANHA - 2018-03-07 13:05
NEWS DESK- A number of youth supporters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) protested against the former Turkish Chief of Staff Elkher Bashbug, during a lecture at a US university. Basbuga to boycott had to leave the lecture under police protection. Tu ...

YPG: Russia is partner with Turkish state in bloodshed in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-07 09:07
The General leader of People Protection Units (YPG) said that without the approval of Russia, the Turkish aircraft could not attack Afrin, and that Russia is partnering with the Turkish state in shedding the blood of the Kurdish people and calling on the ...

Strong clashes in vicinty of center at Janders area

ANHA - 2018-03-07 09:07
AFRIN – Mean while , Strong clashes erupted between the fighters of the People and Women Protection Units and Turkish occupation army and its gangs in the vicinity of the center at Janders area ANHA ...

Pentagon draws Turkish ire for calling Kurdish commander 'General'

K24 - 2018-03-07 05:46
A US military commander (R) walks with Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) commander Mazloum Kobani (C) as they inspect the damage at the YPG headquarters after it was hit by Turkish airstrikes on Mount Qarachokh near Malikiya, Syrian Kurdistan, April ...

1,700 Kurdish Fighters Deployed from Raqa to Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-07 02:59
ERBIL — Jays Al-Suwar, an armed group operating within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said on Tuesday that it had redeployed 1700 fighters from Raqa to Afrin to support the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin to repel Turkish for ...

The people of Afrin assert their steadfastness within Resistance of Age

ANHA - 2018-03-06 17:08
"Long live the Shera resistance, our lives are sacrificed for Afrin, Long live resisting fighters of the People and Women Protection Units," these slogans accompanied the people of Afrin as they were heading towards Shera, despite the bombing of the Turki ...

YPG media member injured in Resistance of the age

ANHA - 2018-03-06 16:09
NEWS DESK- A media member of People’s Protection Units Zagros Dashti was injured during his coverage of Resistance of the age. The media Center of People’s Protection Unit issued a written statement published on its official website in which the member of ...

Clashes in Shinka village at Shera, bombing continued

ANHA - 2018-03-06 12:05
AFRIN – In the meantime, there are strong clashes between the fighters of People’s and Women’s Protection Units on one hand and the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on the other, in Shinka village at Shera district, while the Turkish occupation ...

YPG Rejects Ankara’s Claims of Capturing Roja District

BAS News - 2018-03-05 23:18
ERBIL — The Turkish army’s claims of taking control of Roja subdistrict of Afrin in the Syrian Kurdistan are not true, said the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units(YPG). Roja, Jindere and Şiye districts of Afrin are now under heavy bombardment of th ...

YPG: Turkish Bombardment Kills 13 in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-05 23:18
ERBIL — Turkish jets carried out airstrikes on Jinderes district in Afrin, killing at least 13, including three children, Bruks Heseke, spokesperson of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) told Kurdistan 24. The official also noted that sev ...

YPJ: Our forces frighten occupiers

ANHA - 2018-03-04 12:36
The general command of Women's Protection Units explained that history writes in the hands of women in Resistance of the Age, and said that Women's Protection Units instill fear in the hearts of enemies. ...

Strong clashes in Shia vicinity, shelling continued

ANHA - 2018-03-04 09:03
AFRIN- In the meantime, there are strong clashes in Shia district vicinity between the fighters of People’s and Women Protection Units on one hand, and the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries on the other hand, while the Turkish army planes bombed ...

YPG: 10 Pro-Syrian Government Forces Killed

BAS News - 2018-03-04 00:31
ERBIL — Turkish airstrikes killed 10 pro- Syrian government fighters backing Kurdish forces in Kurdish enclave of Afrin on Saturday, the Syria Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said in a statement. The YPG pointed out that the Turkish army warplane ...

YPG Denies Turkeys Claim of Capturing Rajo District near Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-04 00:31
ERBIL — Turkish Premier Minister Binali Yıldırım and state-run Anadolu Agency said on Saturday that Turkish army and its backed Free Syria Army (FSA) had captured Rajo district in north-west Afrin, but the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) h ...
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