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Work begins on Syria safe zone to separate Turkey and US-allied Kurdish forces

Militarytimes - 2019-08-26 02:20

Israel says it struck Iranian 'killer drone' sites in Syria

BBC - 2019-08-26 02:03
In a rare acknowledgement, PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Israeli forces targeted "killer drones". ...

Turkish intervention into Syria’s rebel-held Idlib may never happen - Arab Weekly | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-26 01:17

Fear, disowning of children among reasons Yezidi women cannot leave Syria camp: advisor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-25 20:51

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran

Gulan Media - 2019-08-25 19:38

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria’s Kurdish children | Free Malaysia Today

Freemalaysiatoday - 2019-08-25 17:21

Richard Black speaks about Syria (and not only)

Pravdareport - 2019-08-25 13:43

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

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-25 12:55

Israel says it struck IRGC targets in Syria; Iran denies it

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-25 12:55

A year of Israel’s IDF statements about Iran, in one place

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-25 11:49
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN After the August 24 airstrikes in Syria Israel has put out a number of statements rapidly. These include the official IDF Press Release: IDF fighter jets […] ...

Why Russia and Turkey failed to compromise on embattled Idlib in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-25 11:24
Turkey's outposts in Idlib are under threat ...

Pentagon Uses Report to Lobby Against Bogus Syria Pullout - News From Antiwar.com

Antiwar - 2019-08-25 10:44

Turkey sees US deal on Syria safe zone as start of wider purge of Kurdish militia - The National

Thenational - 2019-08-25 09:45

The Observer view on Syria and the west’s shameful failure to act | Observer editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-08-25 09:35

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack: army

Rûdaw - 2019-08-25 09:05
Israel said it thwarted an attack on the Jewish state ...

Syria's Kurds to release 800 Syrians from overcrowded camp - Middle East - RFI

RFI - 2019-08-25 07:37

Syrian Kurds say will help implement U.S.-Turkey ‘safe zone’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds said on Saturday they would support the implementation of a US-Turkey deal to set up a buffer zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) along the Turkish border. The so-called “safe zone” agreed by Washington and Ankara e ...

U.S.-Turkey operation center for Syria safe zone at full capacity: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
ANKARA,— A US-Turkey operations center aimed at creating a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Kurdish northern Syria) is operating at “full capacity”, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Saturday. Under an agreement reached between Ankara and Washingto ...

Syria tests Trump's attempt to reset U.S. policy - StamfordAdvocate

Stamfordadvocate - 2019-08-25 01:54

The Iran ‘land bridge’: A history in maps and reports (with links)

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-25 00:30
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Airstrikes in Iraq between July 19 and August 20 are attempts to interdict Iran’s “land bridge” that stretches across Iraq and Syria to Lebanon. This was […] ...

Regime forces surround Turkish post in Syria - Taipei Times

Taipeitimes - 2019-08-25 00:17

SDF calls on Syrian regime to talks about Kurdish rights

Rûdaw - 2019-08-24 22:30
We ask Damascus to negotiate with representatives of the Autonomous Administration [of North and East Syria or NES] ...

FarsNews Agency - Syria in Last 24 Hours: Ankara-Controlled Areas in Syria Becoming Safe Zones for ISIL

Farsnews - 2019-08-24 22:20

Turkey says Syria safe zone centre with U.S. fully operational | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-24 20:58

Syria Kurds say will help implement US-Turkey 'safe zone'

Yahoo - 2019-08-24 20:58

Human shield actions in Kobane and Serekaniye continue

ANF - 2019-08-24 20:05
People of Northern Syria are committed to prevent an invasion by the Turkish state. ...

Austria agrees to receive two ISIS children in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-24 19:45

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. ...

Syria Kurds say Turkey-US deal may mark 'new approach' - France - RFI

RFI - 2019-08-24 16:04

LGBT Refugee Cinema, Queer Politics and Human Rights: ‘Mr Gay Syria’ | The Platform

The Platform - 2019-08-24 15:38

Syria Kurds say will help implement US-Turkey 'safe zone' - The Peninsula Qatar

Thepeninsulaqatar - 2019-08-24 14:49

HRE: Six Turkish-backed terrorists killed in Azaz and Mare

ANF - 2019-08-24 14:45
HRE continue inflicting blows on the occupation forces in northern Syria. ...

Mazlum Abdi announces restructuring of SDF

ANF - 2019-08-24 14:22
At the annual meeting of the SDF in Hesekê, Mazlum Abdi announced a restructuring of the military forces as a guarantee for a free Syria. ...

Syria deal changes little of substance for troubled Turkey-U.S. relations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-24 09:18

ISIS sleeper cell kills Syriac Christian fighter in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-24 08:48

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria

Gulf Times - 2019-08-24 07:21

Turkey says military convoy targeted in northern Syria | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-24 01:43

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 23:42
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-08-23 20:14

IS makes comeback in Syria through sleeper cells

Al Monitor - 2019-08-23 19:18

Shehba suffers Turkey’s bombs and Syria’s embargo

ANF - 2019-08-23 19:10
People from Afrin who live in Shehba are suffering due to the Syrian regime’s embargo against the canton, and are subjected to bombings by the Turkish state and their allied gangs. ...

Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 14:23
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

Spotlight: Syria's Idlib offensive may turn tide against Turkey in Syria: analysts - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-23 14:03

America’s Key to Keeping ISIS Defeated: Eastern Syria

Thedailybeast - 2019-08-23 12:50

ISIS is reconstituting in Iraq and Syria | New Europe

Neweurope - 2019-08-23 09:55

The Foreign Policy Background to Syria’s Civil War – ICDS

ICDS - 2019-08-23 09:55

Syria offensive puts Turkish troops, border plans in peril | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-08-23 06:14

ANALYSIS - Turkey and Iran exacerbating crisis in Syria and Iraq - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-08-23 01:31

UNICEF Whole of Syria Crisis Situation Report - July 2019 Humanitarian Results - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-08-23 01:31

Tens of thousands flee as air strikes pound northwest Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-08-23 01:00

Airstrikes Hit Near Turkish Convoy in Syria, Raising Tension

Theepochtimes - 2019-08-23 01:00

We're Listening to the Wrong Voices on Syria - Truthdig

Truthdig - 2019-08-22 23:36

Turkey-Russia-Iran triple summit to be held on September 16

ANF - 2019-08-22 16:07
Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran will gather in Ankara on September 16 to discuss Syria. ...

ISIS back from the dead in Syria, Iraq | P.M. News

Pmnewsnigeria - 2019-08-22 14:42

Turkey, US agree to launch first phase of Syria safe-zone plan | USA News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-22 13:43

Teachers protest Turkish threats in Kobanê and Serêkaniyê

ANF - 2019-08-22 12:06
Thousands of teachers have demonstrated on Wednesday in Kobanê and Serêkaniyê against the Turkish state threats of invasion of Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

Syria regime forces take full control of key town

Rûdaw - 2019-08-22 11:41
Takeover came after days of heavy fighting against rebels and jihadists ...

Rights group says Turkey sowing dissent in Syria

Al Monitor - 2019-08-22 07:22

US and Turkey defence chiefs discuss Syria 'security mechanism' Meanwhile, State Department spokeswoman expresses concern about Ankara’s removal of three elected mayors in Kurdish areas August 22, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-22 07:14

Defense secretary says ISIS not in resurgent state in Syria - KTVZ

KTVZ - 2019-08-22 07:01

Defense secretary says ISIS not in a resurgent state in Syria despite Pentagon report saying ISIS is resurging - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-08-22 01:54

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-08-22 00:00

Military escalation in Syria’s Idlib province tests Turkey’s resolve

Thedefensepost - 2019-08-21 23:37

From the failed 2016 coup attempt to the S-400s

Kathimerini - 2019-08-21 22:57
beyond its borders with Syria in order to contain Kurdish fighters seemed to have persuaded the US ...

Why is once refugee-friendly Turkey now turning its back on Syria

Alaraby - 2019-08-21 20:14

Syria regime forces take full control of key town: monitor

Yahoo - 2019-08-21 20:13

Syria Kurds hand over four Daesh-linked children to Germany | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-08-21 18:47

Mobile Cinema Brings Charlie Chaplin Pranks to Syria's Kurdish Children | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-08-21 17:29

Turkey’s planned military operation in Syria may benefit Russia - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-21 17:07

TEV-DEM's Xelil appeals on France to prevent Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-08-21 16:32
TEV-DEM co-chair Aldal Xelil has written an open-ed in the French paper Liberation in which he appeals to France to prevent the Turkish occupation of Northern Syria. ...

Anti-Assad fighters withdraw from key area of northwest Syria

France24 - 2019-08-21 13:21

Syria Tests Trump's Attempt to Reset US Policy | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2019-08-21 12:13

Turkey Fires Kurdish Mayors Ahead of Military Push Into Syria

Yahoo - 2019-08-21 10:05

Turkey warns Syria ‘not to play with fire’ after strikes | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-08-21 07:22

Turkey removes HDP mayors amid impending military attack on Syria - World Socialist Web Site

WSWS - 2019-08-21 02:32

Turkey’s role in high dudgeon crisis of Syria - Daily Times

Dailytimes - 2019-08-21 02:32

Organizing the work of private educational institutes in al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-21 02:29
Al-Raqqa – The Special Education Office of the Education and Learning Committee in al-Raqqa held a meeting with the presidency of the Education and Learning Authority in the self-administration in Northern and Eastern Syria, on Tuesday, to find organizati ...

Mobile films bring movie magic to Syria Kurdish kids | Life , Living | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-08-21 01:43

World News Roundup: Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three; Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid

Devdiscourse - 2019-08-21 01:43

Syria Kurds hand over four IS-linked children to Germany

Yahoo - 2019-08-21 00:51

Syria’s Assad regime pushes into rebel-stronghold Idlib. What will it mean for civilians? - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-08-21 00:25

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-20 21:54
Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. ...

Germany takes back four Islamic State children from Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-08-20 18:35
Thousands of Islamic State members, including foreigners, women and children, are being held by Kurdish-led authorities in northern Syria. ...

Isis regaining strength in Iraq and Syria fewer than six months after Trump celebrated victory, military officials warn | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-20 18:35

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-20 18:19

The Turkish invasion into Syria- Interview with Bassam Ishaq

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-08-20 17:49

Islamic State fighter stripped of UK citizenship hopes Canada will take him

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
LONDON,— A Muslim convert who was stripped of his British citizenship after traveling to Syria to fight with Islamic State said on Monday he hoped Canada, where he is a citizen, would take him from the Kurdish prison in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) he is be ...

Syria buffer zone, sought by Turkey since start of war | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-08-20 16:07

El-Ebid: Turkey doesn't want a safe zone, but a surrender zone

ANF - 2019-08-20 16:05
Speaking at a human shield action in Serêkaniyê, Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration deputy co-chair, Hemdan El-Ebid, said that Turkey does not want a safety zone but a surrender occupation area. ...

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Kurdish children in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 14:08
SANJAQ SAADUN, Syrian Kurdistan,— In a schoolyard of rural Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, boys and girls break out into giggles watching Charlie Chaplin’s pranks, a rare treat thanks to a mobile cinema roving through the countryside. In ...

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children

Rûdaw - 2019-08-20 13:47
Shero Hinde screens the films in remote villages ...

Why a Military Confrontation Between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria Might Be Good News for Russia - The Moscow Times

Themoscowtimes - 2019-08-20 13:47

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three

Trust - 2019-08-20 10:39

Palestinians Of Syria Facing “Kimlik” Crisis In Turkey – Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2019-08-20 10:39

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children | News | World | M&G

MG - 2019-08-20 09:14

Turkey Threatens New Tensions With Russia and Iran in Syria As It Tries to Make a Deal with U.S.

Newsweek - 2019-08-20 06:19

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three

Reuters - 2019-08-20 06:12
Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced against rebels inside a key town. ...

Activists: Airstrikes halt Turkish convoy on road in Syria | WSTM

Cnycentral - 2019-08-20 03:14

Kurds in Syria hand over four IS-linked children to Germany - The Local

Thelocal - 2019-08-20 02:52

Syria Kurds hand over four Daesh-linked children to Germany | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-20 02:52

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