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Nasrallah: Israel Attacked Syria From Lebanon Yesterday

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-26 01:47
‘Every day the Israeli enemy enters our airspace,’ Hezbollah leader says ■ Israeli strike in Syria targeted Hezbollah base, watchdog says. Roji Kurd: Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Friday Israel attacked Syria from Lebanese airspace overnight, add ...

The Latest: Turkish, US officials talk Syrian Kurdish town

FOX News - 2018-05-25 13:15
The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman says Turkish and American officials are meeting in the Turkish capital of Ankara for talks on the strategic northern Syrian town of Manbij that has driv ...

US-led strike hits government targets in Syria

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-25 00:11
Hezbollah media unit: U.S.-led coalition strikes Syrian army posts in eastern Syria Roji KurdÖ US-led coalition warplanes have bombed several Syrian army positions in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, state media outlet SANA reports, citing a mi ...

America’s strategy against Islamic State is storing up trouble

The Economist - 2018-05-24 20:26
AS THE territory held by Islamic State (IS) shrivelled in Syria, American generals spoke of “stabilisation” and “consolidation”. But seven months after an American-led coalition drove the jihadists from Raqqa, their putative capital, “stable” is not how ...

SDF captures prominent French ISIS member Adrien Guihal in Syria

The Defense Post - 2018-05-24 18:38
Another French jihadist allegedly involved in attacks in France, Adrien Guihal, was arrested by a special unit of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in northern Syria The post SDF captures prominent French ISIS member Adrien Guihal in Syria appeare ...

Stop Turkey’s war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afrin

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-05-24 15:57
Until Turkey stops committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in its invasion and occupation of Afrin in northern Syria, and withdraws its military and proxy forces from Afrin, Kurdish Lobby Australia calls on the Australian Government and others i ...

PKK Arrests Kurdish Activist in Syria's Kobani: Sources

BAS News - 2018-05-24 13:26
ERBIL - The security forces affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have arrested a Kurdish activist in the Kurdish city of Kobani in Syria, said local sources. According to sources in the city, Abu Amar had come from Turkey to visit his paren ...

Electricity institution in Shadadi

SDF Press - 2018-05-24 04:40
Electric power is one of the main components of the region, as it is the main nerve of northern Syria, and the Electricity Corporation in Al-Shaddadi seeks to provide electricity to the area and its environs in a regulatory manner, as converted from Tishr ...

IS Kills Thirty Syrian Troops, Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-05-23 18:10
ERBIL - Islamic State (IS) jihadists overnight on Tuesday killed 30 Syrian army troops and Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi when they raided on a military outspot in eastern Syria, said a monitoring group on Wednesday. The militant group has us ...

Counter Daesh Insight Bulletin 14 – 20 May

The Global Coalition - 2018-05-22 20:03
This summary includes notable items of Daesh propaganda from the previous week, including events in Yarmouk, Syria, and in Yemen. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitoring services on a daily basis and is not ...

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 ...

Spokesperson: Iran Will Stay in Syria Unless Wanted to Leave by Asad

BAS News - 2018-05-21 15:40
ERBIL - Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi reaffirmed that his country's military advisers would stay in Syrai's Damascus unless they are asked by the country's regime to withdraw from it fight against terrorism, said a report. "No one can ...

Blasts Heard at Iranian Base Near Damascus: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-21 13:24
ERBIL — An explosion in the early hours of Monday rocked a base believed to be utilised by the Iranian military advisors near Syria’s Damascus, reports said. The reason for the blasts and possible casualties and damages are not known yet, according to a ...

French Troops Support Kurdish Forces in Syria with Artillery: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-20 12:19
ERBIL - French special forces have stationed six artillery batteries in a US-led Kurdish forces-held area near border areas between Iraq and Syria, said a report on Sunday. The batteries, according to Anadolu Agency, were installed north of the Baguz vil ...

Syria Calls Israeli Airstrikes “Aggression”, Vows Defence

BAS News - 2018-05-19 23:05
ERBIL — A Syrian diplomat has called the Israeli airstrikes on alleged Iranian targets inside Syria “an aggression”, saying that Damascus would defend. "Syria has its own sovereignty. Any outside aggression against the Syrian territory is an aggression,” ...

Merkel promotes Putin to launch political process in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-05-18 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: It is necessary to launch a political process in Syria and Germany is ready to promote it, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday at a news conference after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Political process is badly need ...

Putin holds talks with Assad in Sochi on Thursday

Waar Media - 2018-05-18 00:22
WAAR-DUHOK: Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Bashar al-Assad of Syria, who held talks in Sochi on Thursday, pointed out the importance of creating further conditions for resumption of a full-fledged process of political settlement in Syria, the Kr ...

US deploys new military convoy to Syria’s Hasaka

Waar Media - 2018-05-17 18:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The US has deployed a new military convoy reportedly consisting of a number of military vehicles and personnel carriers to Syria’s Hasaka, said a report on Thursday. According to Fars News Agency, the troops on Wednesday entered Tal Beidar re ...

IS Wounds Three Iraqi Troops at Borders with Syria: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-17 14:01
ERBIL - At least three Iraqi troops were injured on the Iraqi-Syrian border areas on Thursday while repelling an attack by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents, said a report. "An attack by Daesh (IS) from Syria on border guards on the borderline with Syria ...

US Sends More Troops to Syria's Hasaka: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-17 14:01
ERBIL - US has deployed a new military convoy reportedly consisting of a number of military vehicles and personnel carriers to the Syria's Hasaka, said a report on Thursday. According to Fars News Agency, the troos on Wednesday entered Tal Beidar region ...

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 ...

Kurdish Question: An untold story about the division of Kurdistan

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-15 22:08
Signed on 24 July 1923, the Lausanne Treaty divided Kurdistan between Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Azerbaijan. Even though we are entering its 94th anniversary now, one serious aspect of the Treaty has often, wittingly or unwittingly, been omitted. The d ...

Hezbollah Vows to Strike "Heart of Israel" If It Cross More "Red Lines"

BAS News - 2018-05-15 09:34
ERBIL - Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader has warned Tel Aviv to not cross any more "red lines," claiming that an "entirely new" stage of conflict has already been triggered after the Israe's recent strikes on the Iranian targets in Syria. "An entirely new phas ...

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 ...

Rudaw: Afrin: A landscape of unprecedented Arabization

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-15 02:03
AFRIN, Rojava-Syria — A wave of Arabization started in the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwest Syria soon after its takeover by Arab rebel groups and Turkish forces, a process that continues to this day, according to evidence on the ground and statements f ...

Iraqi Warplanes Destroy IS Commanding Center in Syria

BAS News - 2018-05-14 15:34
ERBIL - Iraqi warplanes carried out on Monday strikes on an Islamic State (IS) position in Syria, a military commander told reporters. "Acting on intelligence reports, the Iraqi F-16 warplanes destroyed a building used by the IS group as a command and lo ...

Kazakh Foreign Ministry: US will not take part in Astana talks on Syria

Waar Media - 2018-05-14 11:34
WAAR-DUHOK: US representatives will not take part in the international meeting in Astana on the settlement in Syria, Kazakh Foreign Ministry Spokesman Anuar Zhainakov told reporters on Monday. “The US delegation has refrained from taking part in the curr ...

Turkey to Establish Eleventh Observatory Point in Syria's Idlib: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-14 10:34
ERBIL - Turkish troops have set up its 11th observation point in the province of Idlib in northern Syria to monitor a ceasefire between the Syrian government and the opposition groups, said multiple reports on Monday. Anadolu Agency said that the observa ...

U.S.-backed troops in Syria attacked by unknown force

Washington Times - 2018-05-12 12:37
American-backed paramilitaries battling the Islamic State terror group in Syria came under attack by an "unknown aggressor" Friday, a day after Israeli forces launched a massive attack against pro-regime forces in the country. Elements of the Syrian Demo ...

Triangle for WW3: Iran, Syria, Israel

Waar Media - 2018-05-11 22:02
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran on Friday supported Syria’s right to defend itself against aggression from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks on Tehran’s key regional ally. Israel said it had attacked nearly all of Iran’s mi ...

Winds of War? Tensions between Israel and Iran are at a Boiling Point

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-05-11 03:13
Yesterday’s exchange of missile and air attacks between Iranian forces stationed in Syria and Israel was the most violent and overt exchange so far between them in their “secret war”. In this shadowy conflict, Tehran is making strenuous efforts to consol ...

U.S. 5th Fleet: Ready to Support and Respond

CENTCOM - 2018-05-10 23:00
USS Monterey (CG 61), USS Laboon (DDG 58) and USS Higgins (DDG 76) played a critical role from the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in the April 13 Tomahawk land attack missiles (TLAM) strikes into Syria. The three ships launched a total of 60 TLAMs to s ...

Israeli Jets Strike Iranian Targets in Syria

BAS News - 2018-05-10 11:12
ERBIL - In retaliation to Iran's rocket attack against Golan Heights, Israeli warplanes early on Thursday morning carried out multiple strikes against dozens of Iranian targets in Syria, said a report. Iranian forces earlier on Wednesday over Thursday ta ...
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