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Yezidis Escape Afrin to Kurdistan in Aftermath of Turkish Attack

BAS News - 2018-06-07 22:01
ERBIL — At least five Yezidi families have so far arrived in the Kurdistan Region after escaping their home in Afrin, northwest of Syria, said an activist. Their escape is said to be due to the deteriorating situation in Afrin after Turkey and its allied ...

Statement of civil administration in Tabqa in solidarity day with Afrin

SDF Press - 2018-05-26 19:15
The Democratic Civil Administration at Tabqa Region issued a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with Afrin. Hind AL-Ali the Joint Chief Executive of the Executive Council of the Democratic Civil Administration of Tabqa made t ...

Turkish Forces Establish Military Bases in Syria's Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-22 14:11
ERBIL - While Russia has been warning that the Kurdish encalve of Afrn in Syria should be handed over the Syrian regime, Turkish army has set up more military bases in the region, said a report. Turkish army and Ankara-backed Syrian rebels entered Afrin ...

Deputy PM: Turkey will never return Afrin to Assad regime

Waar Media - 2018-05-16 13:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdağ on Wednesday said Turkey will never return Afrin region of Syria to Bashar Al Assad regime. The Turkish military and Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters on Jan. 20 launched Operation Olive Branch in the A ...

Afrin: Islamisten ermorden êzîdîschen Familienvater

EzidiPress - 2018-05-12 02:01
Afrin. In der nordsyrischen Region Afrin haben von der Türkei unterstützte Islamisten einen êzîdîschen Familienvater ermordet. Die Leiche von Omar Mamu Shamo wurde am Dienstag von Dorfbewohnern in seinem Haus in der Ortschaft Qibar vorgefunden. Shamo sol ...

Turkey slowly implementing demographic change in Afrin

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-05-04 04:12
There are already signs in Afrin that Turkey is upending the long-established Kurdish demographics of the region by resettling displaced Syrians from across the country in place of Kurds uprooted by Operation Olive Branch. ...

Lavrov: Turkey should hand over Afrin to Syrian regime

Waar Media - 2018-04-10 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: Moscow would want to see Turkey return the region of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) to the government of Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. “We always proceed from the fact that the easiest way to normalize the ...

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 ...

Rudaw: IDPs from Afrin unable to leave Tal Rifaat: monitor

Justice for Kurds - 2018-03-29 21:53
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Thousands of displaced Syrians sheltering in Tal Rifaat are unable to return to areas in Afrin now under the control of Turkey, according to a UK-based conflict monitor. IDPs say fighters loyal to Ankara are using checkpoints to ...

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 ...

Erst Afrin, bald Tell Rifat?: Erdogan will in Syrien vorrücken

N-TV - 2018-03-26 00:27
Die nordwestsyrische Region Afrin ist inzwischen unter türkischer Kontrolle, doch das reicht dem türkischen Präsidenten Erdogan nicht. Er will seine Truppen noch weiter südlich kämpfen lassen - wieder gegen die Kurdenmiliz YPG. ...

Erdogan will Offensive gegen Kurden offenbar ausweiten

Tagesschau - 2018-03-25 22:11
Nach der Offensive in der syrischen Region Afrin erwägt die Türkei offenbar auch den Einmarsch in die von Kurden kontrollierte Stadt Tell Rifat. Der türkische Präsident Erdogan sagte, erst dann sei das Ziel der Türkei erreicht. ...

US expresses ‘deeply concerned’ over Afrin’s occupation

Waar Media - 2018-03-20 15:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States on Monday said it was “deeply concerned” with recent developments in Syrian Kurdistan’s Afrin region which was taken over by Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies the previous day. “The United States is deeply concerned ove ...

Turkey-led forces comb Syria’s Afrin after ousting Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2018-03-19 21:14
Turkish-led forces secured the city of Afrin on Monday after a deadly two-month assault that dealt the Kurds a major blow and could reshape the region. Opposition groups supporting the capture of Afrin from the Kurds condemned looting carried out by Ankar ...

The Latest: Turkey vows to expand Syria operation

Washington Times - 2018-03-19 16:48
BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that after victory in Syria's Afrin region, his country will expand its military operations into other Kurdish-held areas in Syria ...

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. ...

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, ...

DCHRK: YPG Commanders Withdraw from Afrin, More Civilians Killed, Injured

BAS News - 2018-03-18 10:13
ERBIL - More civilians were killed and wounded in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria as the Turkish army and its backed Syrian rebels have taken control of some critical areas in the city, moreover the YPG commanders "have left" the region, said a rep ...

Two meetings in al-Hasakah confirm thatAfrin resistance will win

ANHA - 2018-03-17 14:54
Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) has explained the latest developments and developments in the region, especially in Afrin of the attacks of the Turkish occupation army during two separate meetings held in Silco Hall and Rasho Hall. During the two me ...

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 ...

Ost-Ghouta: Luftangriffe und Flucht

Tagesschau - 2018-03-16 23:46
Tag um Tag fliegen die russische und syrische Luftwaffe Angriffe auf die Region Ost-Ghouta. Erneut kamen Dutzende Menschen ums Leben. Tausende Syrer flüchteten. In Afrin rief die Türkei die Kurden zur Aufgabe auf. ...

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 ...

Erdogans Krieg gegen die Kurden

Kurier - 2018-03-16 04:21
Angriffe. Türkei will nordsyrische Region Afrin unter Kontrolle halten/Angriffe gegen PKK im Irak. ...

EU Parliament Urges Turkey to Halt Afrin Assault

BAS News - 2018-03-15 22:48
ERBIL — The European Union Parliament has called on Turkey to end its offensives against the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin and withdraw its forces from the region. “Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in the Kurdish-controlled province of Afrin has added a ...

France FM: Turkey’s offensive on Afrin not justified

Waar Media - 2018-03-15 16:06
WAAR-DUHOK: France’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that Turkey’s operation against Kurdish fighters in the Afrin region was not justified, the strongest language yet from Paris regarding its NATO ally’s intervention in Syria, Reuters reported. The Fre ...

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 ...

French FM: No Justification for Turkey’s Offensive on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-14 21:01
ERBIL — France’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that Turkey’s operation against Kurdish fighters in the Afrin region was not justified, the strongest language yet from Paris regarding its NATO ally’s intervention in Syria, Reuters reported. The French ...

Karayilan: Afrin resistance will result in a great victory

Waar Media - 2018-03-14 09:33
WAAR-DUHOK: In an interview with Ronahi TV, PKK Executive Committee member Murat Karayilan spoke about the resistance in Afrin, possible outcome of conflict and its effects in the region. Calling the first phase of the resistance as successful, Karayilan ...

Hundreds of Civilians Flee Afrin as Turkish Army Advances: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-03-12 19:06
ERBIL - Hundreds of civilians are fleeing from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria as the Turkish army and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) have been getting closer to the borders of the region, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO ...

People in Afrin Urge UN to Break Silence About Turkish Offensive

BAS News - 2018-03-11 22:13
ERBIL - The people of Kurdish Afrin Canton in Syria on Sunday gathered calling on the UN Security Council to pressure Turkey to halt its offensive in the region in a statement, said Firat News Agency. According to ANF, the Afrin Canton Executive Council ...

Afrin “Home of Challenge, Stability” title of poetic poem

ANHA - 2018-03-11 14:08
JAFAR JAFO-GANDY ALO AFRIN- “Afrin homeland challenge and steadfastness, the world has to learn lessons of the resistance from Afrin” With these words described one of Tal Kojer children in al-Jazeera region to Afrin canton “Resistance of the age” Fawaz a ...

Basur Kurdistan cities revolt for Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-11 13:23
NEWS DESK – The Kurds demonstrated on Sunday in 9 cities in south Kurdistan areas to protest the continuing Turkish attacks on Afrin 51 days ago. The cities in Kurdistan region, al-Sulaimaniah, Kalar, Koya, Kafri, Qaladzi and Darbandikhan witnessed on Sat ...

Region’s residents , Women ‘s delagation will go to Jomka village

ANHA - 2018-03-10 12:53
Afirn , al-Jazeera's Peoples, and women's delegation who are coming from North Syria and 4 Parts of Kurdistan and Middle East to go to the Jomka village in the center of Afrin canton , in solidarity with Resistance to the Age and stand in the face of Turk ...

Kurdistan’s Women laid cornerstone of national unity’

ANHA - 2018-03-10 11:20
The Administrative member 's Association in Eastern Kurdistan confirmed that their solidarity with the resistance of women in Afrin in the face of the aggression of the Turkish occupation army on the region failed the conspiracies of countries hostile to ...

Afrin: Türkei und islamistische Söldner erobern vier êzîdîsche Dörfer

EzidiPress - 2018-03-10 02:01
Afrin. Die Türkei und die von ihr unterstützten islamistischen Söldner haben in Syrien vier êzîdîsche Dörfer überfallen und die Kontrolle übernommen. Die Dörfer Qastal Jindo, Shirkan, Qatma und Baflane im Norden der Afrin-Region wurden in den vergangenen ...

WATCH: SDF Troops Enter Afrin to Fight Turkish Army

BAS News - 2018-03-09 22:59
ERBIL — Hundreds of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have entered the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria to support the other Kurdish forces against the Turkish assault on the region. According to sources belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection ...

Over 900 Civilians Killed in Afrin So Far: REPORT

BAS News - 2018-03-08 11:26
ERBIL - Even though the UN Security Council on February 24 approved a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, including the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilians in the area, Turkey has continued its assault on the region, killin ...

Im Kampf gegen Türkei: SDF schickt Truppenverstärkung an Kurden in Afrin

Sputnik - 2018-03-07 01:02
Die Kampfhandlungen in der syrischen Region Afrin sind vom medialen Fokus weitgehend abgerückt, gehen jedoch unvermindert in ihrer Intensität weiter. Laut einer Pressemitteilung der SDF-Miliz wurden nun frische Kämpferverbände in die Region geschickt, um ...

Sengal ‘s Women : Afrin is not alone

ANHA - 2018-03-05 13:59
ALVA OSSI –SLAVA AbdulRahman AL-HASAKAH – A number of Sengal ‘s women heading to ward to Afrin that the Turkish occupation wants to restore the glory of the Ottoman Empire to the region and continue to commit massacres, and added that the cohesion of the ...

Kurdistani, al-Jazeera region, Deir ez Zor’s women go to Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-05 13:59
The delegation of Kurdistani women and hundreds of women from cities, districts and towns of al-Jazeera region and Deiir ez-Zor towards Afrin to participate in the commemoration of International Women's Day with the women of Afrin, and to emphasize their ...

Eight Turkish Soldiers Killed in Clashes in Syria

BAS News - 2018-03-02 22:59
ERBIL — Eight Turkish soldiers have been killed fighting in the north Syrian region of Afrin while another 13 were injured in the clashes on Thursday. Thursday was one of the deadliest days for Ankara since launching its cross-border operation against th ...

Strong clashes in vicinity at Dilama, Badina villages in Mobata

ANHA - 2018-03-02 14:33
AFRIN –Strong clashes erupted between the fighters of the Syrian Democatic Forces (SDF) and the Turkish occupation army in the vicinty at Dilama and Badina villages in Mobata front According to a reporter’s of Hawar news agency (ANHA) the region is witnes ...

Continued policies to end Kurdish presence in areas of western Euphrates

ANHA - 2018-03-01 11:35
The Kurdish people in Afrin, or as the elderly people of the region (Irvine), moved from rural life to civil life about 5300 years ago. In addition to their long standing knowledge of the civilization, the Kurds in Afrin were able to establish a religious ...

Swedish MP visiting Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-01 10:14
Jabbar Amin a Swedish parliamentarian, and Abdul Karim Omar, head of the Foreign Relations Body in al-Jazeera region have paid a visit on Wednesday to Afrin canton in order to support and back the resistance of the age and to see the humanitarian situatio ...

Turkey is using refugees to justify attacks on Efrin, Syrian Kurds say

The Defense Post - 2018-03-01 02:14
Syrian Kurdish officials, including those opposed to the PYD, say Turkey is using refugees to justify its attacks on the enclave of Afrin and wants to use Operation Olive Branch to change the demographics of the region The post Turkey is using refugees t ...

Why did Kurdish officials allow Assad loyalists to enter Afrin? An explainer

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-27 16:35
Published by The Region on 20/2/2018 Assad and Kurdish forces have negotiated a deal that will allow for Assad loyalists to enter Afrin and battle against the military forces of Turkey, and allied FSA groups. Whereas Russia tried to obstruct such a deal f ...

Latest Casualties on Afrin: DCHRK

BAS News - 2018-02-24 09:51
ERBIL - At least four civilians lost their lives despite wounding six others in Afrin, the Kurdish enclave in Syria, on the 35th day of the Turkish assault on the region, according to Democracy Center for Human Rights in Kurdistan (DCHRK)"The Turkish arm ...

Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Syria’s Afrin region

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-24 00:03
The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria’s Kurdish-held Afrin region, which Ankara said carried fighters and weapons but Kurdish forces said was made up of civilians entering with food and medicine. Roji Kurd: In a statement on Friday, the Turkish ...

Turkey Targets Convoy Carrying Civilians to Afrin: YPG

BAS News - 2018-02-23 23:52
ERBIL — Brusk Heseke, a spokesperson of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) slammed Turkish assault on a convoy that was carrying civilians whom had come from Jazeer and Euphrates to Afrin region to support to the city. Civilian who wanted ...

Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Syria's Afrin region

Reuters - 2018-02-23 20:04
BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region, which Ankara said carried fighters and weapons but Kurdish forces said was made up of civilians entering with food and medicine. ...

Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Syria's Afrin region

KurdisCat - 2018-02-23 17:15
The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria’s Kurdish-held Afrin region, which Ankara said carried fighters and weapons but Kurdish forces said was made up of civilians entering with food and medicine. Yesterday fleet of some 30-40 vehicles had appro ...

Those who go to Afrin set off from Kobani

ANHA - 2018-02-22 10:02
The convey of north Syrian people sett off from the city of Kobani and head towards the region of Afrin to support the people of the canton and fighters in the resistance against the aggression of the Turkish occupation ...

Barzani and Rojava’s EKKS delegation discuss Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-02-21 21:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani discussed the latest developments in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin with the leadership council members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) party on Wednesday in Erbil. Topics of conver ...
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