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SDF captures mercenary commander preparing for an attack

ANF - 2019-11-07 22:46
Syrian Democratic Forces have captured mercenary commander Ismail Zaim as he prepared an attack on high-ranking SDF members. ...

Kurdish commander says SDF will work with the U.S. in Syria again

Theweek - 2019-11-07 09:34

SDF Accuses Turkey of Continuing Offensive Despite Ceasefire

BAS News - 2019-10-31 15:14
ERBIL - Despite a US-brokered ceasefire between Turkey and the Syrian Kurdish forces, Ankara has not yet halted its offensive against the Kurds in northeast of Syria, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Thursday. "Turkey has not a ...

Syria's Kurdish-led SDF says worked with U.S. on 'successful, historic operation'

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-27 21:10
SDF commander Mazloum Abdi said on Twitter an "historic, successful operation" resulted from joint intelligence work with the U.S. ...

Baghdadi’s Right-Hand Man, IS Spokesperson Targeted: SDF

BAS News - 2019-10-27 20:52
ERBIL — The top aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS), and a senior official known as the group’s spokesperson were targeted by the US and Syrian Kurdish forces in Syria, said a top Kurdish commander. Following the confirmati ...

Al Baghdadi death: Syria's Kurds say they expect ISIS revenge attacks 'Sleeper cells will seek revenge for Baghdadi's death,' said the SDF's top commander October 27, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-27 17:11

Turkey asks US to detain Syrian Kurdish-led SDF commander - Republic World

Republicworld - 2019-10-25 21:56

SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive | Vancouver Sun

Vancouversun - 2019-10-25 10:12

Graham, other senators ask Pompeo to expedite visa for Kurdish commander in Syria

FOX News - 2019-10-25 02:41
A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday requested the State Department expedite a visa for the Kurdish commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) so he could travel to the U.S. and speak firsthand to the situation happening on the ground in Syria ...

Abdi: We have reservations on some items of the agreement

ANF - 2019-10-24 22:13
SDF Commander General said that the Turkish state continues to violate the ceasefire. ...

SDF’s Abdi: We don’t agree on the Turkey-Russia deal

ANF - 2019-10-24 18:17
SDF Commander General said that the Turkish state continues to violate the ceasefire. ...

Russian Defense Minister, SDF Commander Discuss Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Mazlum Abdi, the commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), discussed on Wednesday the latest developments in Syria, reports said. Shoigu, who spoke with Abdi by video conference, told ...

SDF told Russia of their concern about articles of the agreement

ANF - 2019-10-24 17:12
SDF General Commander Mazlum Abdi addressed the concerns about some articles of the agreement reached between Russia and Turkey. ...

Turkey slams U.S. treatment of Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces’ top commander

E-Kurd - 2019-10-24 16:30
ANKARA,— Turkey criticised the United States on Thursday for treating the commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as a “legitimate political figure”, underlining continued tensions with Washington despite the end of its offensive in S ...

Top SDF Commander: Turkey Blocking Kurds’ Retreat; Urges Trump to ‘Stop This War’ - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-10-23 08:09

Syrian Kurdish fighters informed U.S. they fulfilled obligations under ceasefire: U.S. official

Reuters - 2019-10-22 19:57
The commander of Kurdish led-SDF fighters has informed the United States that it has carried out all of its obligations under a U.S.-brokered truce to withdraw forces from a border area with Turkey in northeastern Syria, a senior administration official s ...

YPG Fighters Already Left Syria’s Safe Zone Under Ceasefire Deal: SDF Commander

BAS News - 2019-10-22 18:53
ERBIL — All the fighters belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have already left the northern Syrian territories bordering Turkey, said a Kurdish commander. In a letter to US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, Mazlum Abdi, co ...

US Responsible for Turkey’s “Ethnic Cleansing Op.” against Kurds: SDF Commander

BAS News - 2019-10-20 11:52
ERBIL — The United States will be responsible for the Turkish-led “ethnic cleansing operation” against millions of Kurds in northern Syria, said Mazlum Kobani, top commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). In an interview with NBC, Kobani criticiz ...

SDF commander - Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-19 01:06

Serêkaniyê Commander calls for struggle in the spirit of fighters

ANF - 2019-10-19 00:05
"Everyone should act in the spirit of the SDF fighters who are fighting in Serêkaniyê at the risk of their life, challenging death 5-10 meters before them." ...

SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-18 03:12

UPDATE 1-SDF commander: Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-18 03:12

SDF Welcomes Ceasefire Agreement

BAS News - 2019-10-18 00:31
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) accepted the ceasefire agreement Turkey and US reached for the north east Syria late on Thursday. SDF commander Mazloum Kobani told Ronahi TV that they will do what is necessary to make the agreement ...

Syrian Democratic Forces accept ceasefire agreement with Turkey: SDF commander to Ronahi TV

Reuters - 2019-10-18 00:30
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will accept a ceasefire agreement with Turkey in northern Syria and do what is necessary to make it work, SDF commander Mazloum Kobani told Ronahi TV on Thursday. ...

SDF Commander Abdi evaluated agreement between US and Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-17 23:03
SDF Commander-in-Chief of General Mazlum Abdi evaluated the agreement reached between Turkey and the US on Ronahi Tv. ...

Syrian Democratic Forces accept ceasefire agreement with Turkey -SDF commander to Ronahi TV

Yahoo - 2019-10-17 22:48

SDF Commander: International highway under SDF control

ANF - 2019-10-17 16:58
Remarking that SDF are inflicting heavy blows against the occupation forces, the SDF Commander added that the international highway is under SDF control. ...

SDF commander says Trump did not object to deal with Syrian gov't | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-17 12:15

UPDATE 1-SDF commander: Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive

Yahoo - 2019-10-17 01:13

SDF commander: Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-16 23:18

SDF's Abdi: We will frustrate the occupation attacks by resisting

ANF - 2019-10-16 22:41
SDF General Commander Mazlum Abdi said that the aim of the Turkish state is to invade the region altogether, but added the SDF would resist the invasion until the end. ...

SDF Serêkaniyê commander Amude: The city is under our control

ANF - 2019-10-12 16:05
Diyar Amude, SDF Serêkaniyê commander said: "We are in Serêkaniye, no mercenary has been able to enter the city center. All the streets of the city are under SDF control." ...

SDF Commander Claims Alliance With Assad ‘Could Happen’ If Kurds ‘Become Hopeless’ Following U.S. Withdrawal

National Review - 2019-10-11 20:19
“I believe the only person capable of preventing this disaster is President Trump,” Mazloum Abdi said. ...

SDF Commander: 5 tanks destroyed, 6 drones downed in Amude

ANF - 2019-10-10 17:21
We will continue to make sacrifices to defend the achievements made through a struggle of eight years, said SDF Commander on the struggle against Turkish invasion. ...

SDF Serêkaniyê Commander: We will defend our people!

ANF - 2019-10-10 13:40
Baz Kerkûkî, one of the commanders of the SDF Serêkaniyê Front, said: "We have so far dealt heavy blows to the invaders." ...

SDF Considering Partnership with Syria Against Turkey: Commander Abdi

BAS News - 2019-10-08 13:18
ERBIL - The Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Armed Forces (SDF), Mazlum Abdi, has revealed that they are now considering a partnership with the Syrian regime as Turkey is close to attack the northeast of Syria. Talking to NBC News on Monday, A ...

U.S. forces will not defend Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan: U.S. official

E-Kurd - 2019-10-07 13:22
ISTANBUL,— The United States informed the commander of the Kurdish-led SDF forces in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Monday morning that U.S. forces will not defend them from Turkish attacks anywhere, a U.S. official told Reuters ahead of an expected Turkis ...

SDF Commander Felat speaks at the Conference in Rome

ANF - 2019-10-06 16:12
SDF Commander Rojda Felat attended the conference held in Rome under the title “Democratic Confederalism, Municipalism and Global Democracy - Vision and Strategies from Kurdistan”. ...

SDF commander warns of ISIS resurgence, asks for more U.S. support | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-04 00:43

Abdi: Erdoğan’s concern is not about security but about invasion

ANF - 2019-10-03 17:02
The General Commander of the SDF spoke about the threats made by the Turkish regime leader Erdoğan against North and East Syria. ...

YPJ Commander: We'll develop a new military women’s organization

ANF - 2019-08-25 15:05
YPJ Command General Member Axin Nucan said women will lead SDF’s reorganization and added: “We haven’t made concrete the form yet, but we will develop a new military women’s organization.” ...

SDF commander voices support for planned safe zone in northern Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-25 12:55

Military councils to be stationed at Northern Syria border

ANF - 2019-08-24 19:32
As of today, local military councils will be stationed in the border area in northern Syria in place of the YPG/YPJ, according to SDF commander Hesen Qamişlo. ...

SDF Commander General: Negotiations on ‘safe zone’ continue

ANF - 2019-08-16 14:23
The indirect talks with the Turkish state continue, explained SDF Commander General Mazlum Abdi, adding that a final agreement on a buffer zone in northern Syria has not been reached yet. ...

Safe zone idea was proposed by Syrian Kurds, says SDF commander | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-15 17:18

SDF statement on ‘safe zone’

ANF - 2019-08-14 20:53
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said they were having indirect talks with the Turkish state on ‘safe zone’. ...

SDF Commander Newroz: War will spread if Turkey attacks

ANF - 2019-08-05 13:35
SDF General Command Member Newroz Ehmed said they have always favored dialogue and that they don’t want a war, stressing that there will be retaliation if Turkey attacks and that the war will spread. ...

The General commander of SDF issues a circular about preventing recruitment of minors

SDF Press - 2019-08-03 16:21
Military order ...

Top US commander visits SDF leadership in Syria amid Turkish threats

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-22 19:57

An announcement by Mazloum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), after meeting the commander of United States Army Central Command in the Middle East

SDF Press - 2019-07-22 19:37
The Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazloum Abdi, assured in a press announcement, after meeting Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of United States Army Central Command in the Middle East, that the meeting centered on present situa ...

SDF's Ebdi: We agree with the Coalition on the solution of issues

ANF - 2019-07-22 16:03
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said they agreed with the International Coalition officials on the solution for issues in the meeting they held. ...

Mazloum Abdi meets with the Commander of the Central Region of the US Army in the Middle East

SDF Press - 2019-07-22 13:39
News Center – The General commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi met with the Commander of Central Region of the Central Command of the US Army in the Middle East Kenneth McKenzie and discussed several points which were as the following: S ...

SDF Commander General: We urge all parties to dialogue

ANF - 2019-07-20 14:23
"The regime cannot exclude us, not politically, not economically, not militarily. This is not like South Kurdistan. Syria cannot be a state without North and East Syria." ...

SDF Commander: If Turkey attacks, a great war will break out

ANF - 2019-07-19 16:05
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said, “If the Turkish army attacks anywhere, it will turn into a great war.” ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

The General Council approves the law of self-defense forces

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
The General Council of the Self-administration in North and East Syria approved today the law of self-defense forces and the bylaw of the self-defense office in north and east Syria. The general Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi, the ...

SDF to ‘restructure’ in upcoming congress: commander

Rûdaw - 2019-06-01 18:43

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

SDF in Indirect Talks with Turkey: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is now in “indirect” negotiations with Turkey to address the outstanding issues, said Mazlum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the SDF. During a ceremony on Friday, Abdi delivered a speech to reveal th ...

SDF Commander Survives Assassination

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander survived on Wednesday an assassination attempt in the Syrian northern city of Manbij. The incident occurred near the roundabout of al-Kitab, in Manbij, where a bomb explosion targeted the car ...

SDF commander survives assassination attempt in Manbij

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-01 21:01

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 ...

Syrian Kurds ready for talks with Turkey if they leave Afrin: SDF

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 06:02
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The top military commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, Mazloum Kobani, says we are ready for talks with Turkey if they agree to leave Afrin and end its threats to Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), Hawar News Agency ...

U.S. diplomat: ISIS territorial defeat is a critical milestone

ANF - 2019-03-23 22:36
SDF commander Mazlum Abdi appealed for continued assistance to his group until the full eradication of the extremist group. ...

SDF commander lays out conditions for reconciliation with Damascus

Al Monitor - 2019-03-22 21:04

SDF Commander: Operation continues, ISIS gangs are hit hard

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
SDF Commander Ednan Efrin said ISIS gangs have been hit hard in Baghouz and that the operation will continue until all of Baghouz is liberated. ...

ISIS ‘caliphate’ in Syria cut to 4 square km, SDF commander says

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-13 18:30

SDF commander: Syria anti-ISIS forces must keep ‘special status’ - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-03-08 20:41

SDF Captures About 400 IS Insurgents Before Escaping Last Enclave

BAS News - 2019-03-06 23:01
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured about 400 Islamic State (IS) insurgents while attempting to escape the last enclave of Baghuz in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, a senior commander said on Wednesday. A seni ...

SDF Commander: Civilians in Baghouz transferred to safe areas

ANF - 2019-03-02 10:13
SDF Commander stated that they started an operation on Baghouz after the evacuation of civilians. ...

SDF Commander: ISIS has been defeated militarily in Syria

ANF - 2019-02-28 18:15
“In the following days, ISIS will end in the region from the east of Syria to the border with Iraq. Our operations are continuing at the moment." ...

SDF to Announce Victory over IS in a Week: Commander

BAS News - 2019-02-28 15:26
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is expecting the final victory over the Islamic State (IS) to come within a week, SDF commander-in-chief Mazloum Kobani said on Thursday. “We will announce the complete victory over Daesh [Islamic St ...

SDF Commander: We fought against organized evil

ANF - 2019-02-27 10:45
Kurtay Korkmaz, one of the SDF commanders, explains: "We have not only fought against some bearded, brutal-looking guys. We fought against a best-equipped project and a mentality of organized cruelty." ...

Final Islamic State village 'within firing range', says SDF commander | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-02-19 12:26

SDF commander asks General Votel to keep 1000 US troops - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-02-19 11:11

SDF commander calls for 1,500 coalition troops to remain in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
US forces will soon withdraw from northeast Syria ...

U.S. cannot back Syrian Kurdish forces who align with Assad: U.S. commander

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 16:29
BAGHDAD,— The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday. ...

SDF Commander: We will give the good news soon - UPDATED

ANF - 2019-02-16 12:05
SDF Commander Çiya Fırat reported that ISIS mercenaries have been encircled in Upper Baghouz region. ...

SDF Commander Efrîn: SDF will finish off ISIS

ANF - 2019-02-09 12:00
SDF Commander Ednan Efrîn stated that a larger part of the Baghouz village has been liberated and ISIS has been cornered in an area of 2 square kilometers. ...

80 percent of Upper Baghouz village liberated by SDF

ANF - 2019-02-07 20:17
SDF Commander Adil Cudi announced that 80 percent of the Upper Baghouz village has been liberated. ...

Heavy clashes as SDF push ISIS into corner in Syria’s Baghouz

Rûdaw - 2019-01-28 19:50
ISIS is corralled into 4 sq.km, SDF commander told AFP ...

SDF Commander: Anti-IS forces must keep 'special status'

ANF - 2019-01-25 16:15
Any deal between Syria's Kurds and Damascus should respect the "special status" of Kurdish-led forces who fought the Islamic State group, a top Kurdish commander of those forces said. ...

SDF Commander: Russia pushing Turkey to attack US-backed forces

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-17 07:55

SDF Commander: Our strength comes from the people

ANF - 2018-12-24 09:19
Emphasizing that the strength of the SDF forces comes from the people, Gabar added: “Our people has shown the strength of resistance they are capable of.” ...

SDF Commander: Russia pushing Turkey to attack US-backed forces

Gulan Media - 2018-12-16 18:29

Top SDF commander vows strong response if Turkey attacks northea

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 14:45

US Signs MoU to Train 30,000 SDF Fighters in Rojava

BAS News - 2018-11-25 10:12
ERBIL — The United States has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to train an additional number of 30,000 fighters of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), a source said. An unnamed commander from the People’s ...

Senior SDF Commander, Two Fighters Killed by Unknown Gunmen in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2018-11-03 17:24
ERBIL - A security commander as well as two fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed on Saturday by unidentified armed men in Syria's Deir Ezzur. The SDF commander was gunned down on a road to Ziban al-Tiyanah region in easter ...

General Commander Of SDF Issues An Important Military Order

SDF Press - 2018-09-08 20:56
On Wednesday 05/09/2018, the General Commander of SDF (Mazloum Abdi) issued a military order to all concerned parties of the components of SDF, which included a number of clauses that confirm the commitment of the Syrian democratic forces to all the provi ...

US-backed SDF ready to help Sweida’s women taken by IS

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-06 01:06
An SDF commander prepares his unit to enter Tal al-Samam. (Photo: SOFREP/Joey L.) ...

US-backed forces continue advance in Syria's Deir al-Zour

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-21 11:52
A YPG commander of the Kurdish-led, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the field at Abu Khashab, Deir al-Zour Province, Feb. 26, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

US-backed Syrian forces arrest French IS senior commander

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-25 16:20
French citizen Adrien Lionel Kayali, as claimed by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), is seen in this undated handout picture released on May 24, 2018. (Photo: SDF Media) ...

191 fighters join SDF after finishing their course

ANHA - 2018-02-20 12:07
The Academy of Martyr Commander Faisal Abu Leila at its 24th course, which opened on behalf of the martyr Barin Kobani concluded the graduation of 191 fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF), to join their comrades on the fronts. ...

Votel “World should be grateful for (SDF) while Turkey commits massacres in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-02-01 11:41
Gen. Joseph Fotill, commander of the US Central Command that they will continue to support Syrian Democratic Forces. "The international community should be grateful to these forces," he said. ...

Rojda Felat calls on women to follow martyr Avista

ANHA - 2018-01-29 09:25
The commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)and the Women's Protection Units(YPJ), Rojda Felat confirmed that the terrorist science carried out by the fighter Avista Khabor is a continuating of the approach of Martyr Mirkan and Rifana who carried o ...

SDF launches revolutionary operation in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-01-21 20:32
Mehmud Berxwedan, Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said: "We have begun our revolutionary operation against the invading forces." ...

Commander of” Jayiah al-Thwar”: We fight cowardice to the side, do not believe the false news

ANHA - 2018-01-21 20:32
The leadership of the rebel army" Jayish al-Thwar " lied to the news that they broke their forces from Syria's Democratic Forces (SDF) and join the groups of the Turkish army. And urged not to believe the reports circulated by the Turkish media and inform ...

Polat Jan: Deir ez-Zor youths’ joining SDF assures no place for others here

ANHA - 2018-01-13 11:43
The general commander of the southern area Polat Jan said that all the clans in Deir ez-Zor city welcomed the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), and sent a massage for the intensive coming of its youths to join SDF that we are the suitable solution for the D ...

SDF commander: IS are defeated, mercenaries surrender

ANHA - 2017-11-28 13:24
FARHAD FARASHIN DEIR EZ-ZOR– IS mercenaries have launched large-scale attacks on the oil field of al-Tanak in the southern eastern village of Deir ez-Zor, trying to control it, but every time it receives painful blows by the forces of al-Jazeera Tempest C ...

SDF liberate Deir ez-Zor’s al-Bayada village

ANHA - 2017-10-26 15:09
DIER EZ-ZOR-Syrian Democratic Forces, leading al-Jazeera Tempest campaign, liberated al-Bayada village which is the birthplace of Ahmed Abu Khawla the commander of Deir ez-Zor Military Council. Syrian Democratic Forces partaking al-Jazeera tempest campaig ...
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