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Yezidis in Afrin Fear New Genocide as Turkey Steps up Attack

BAS News - 2018-02-25 02:04
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi residents of Afrin in northwestern Syria feel at risk of a new genocide as the Turkish troops and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) continue bombarding their areas. “We do not only fear the destruction of our temples and holy s ...

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-25 00:01
The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously called for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, with Russia agreeing to the temporary hiatus only after forcing two days of delays that critics said allowed ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to purs ...

U.N. Security Council approves 30 day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-02-24 22:52
WAAR-DUHOK: The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously called for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, with Russia agreeing to the temporary hiatus only after forcing two days of delays that critics said allowed ally Syrian President Bashar al- ...

SDF: we have killed many Turkish occupation, its gangs in Omara

ANHA - 2018-02-24 22:49
The Media center of the Syrian Democratic Forces said that their forces have killed many of the Turkish occupation and its gangs in Omara village, noting that fierce clashes are still ongoing between their forces and the Turkish occupation and its gangs o ...

Dead , wounded in clashes between mercenaries of Turkish occupation

ANHA - 2018-02-24 15:45
NEWS DESK – A number of mercenaries of Hayt Tahrir al-Sham (Jabhat al-Nasra) and mercenaries of Jabhat Tahrir Syria were killed and wounded in clashes that erupted at Atmeh crossing. The mercenaries of Jabhat al-Nasra and the Syrian Liberation Front are t ...

Russia Says It Tested ‘over 200 New Weapons’ in Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-23 23:52
ERBIL — Vladimir Shamanov, a former commander of Russia’s airborne troops who now serves as head of the Russian Duma’s Defence Committee said that his country has tested over 200 new types of weapons in the Syrian war. “As we helped the brotherly Syrian ...

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 ...

YPG Relocating Forces from Aleppo to Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-23 23:52
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) have withdrawn forces from Aleppo to Afrin to defend the city against Turkish attacks while leaving Aleppo for the Syrian regime. Furat Khalil , commander o ...

Kurdish YPG militia urges Syrian army to help it stop Turkey

Reuters - 2018-02-23 01:05
BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Thursday that fighters backing the Syrian government were deploying on the frontlines to help repel a Turkish assault, but that assistance would be needed from the Syrian army itself. ...

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 ...

Aldar Khalil: Syrian units in Afrin would carry out tasks on border

ANHA - 2018-02-22 08:06
The co-chair of the Executive Body of Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) Aldar Khalil said, “We say to everybody who are fear of the federal project that our project do not strive at the division, and we consider ourselves as a part of Syria, and the u ...

French FM to Travel to Moscow, Tehran

BAS News - 2018-02-21 22:40
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Moscow and Tehran to discuss the situation in Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin currently under Turkish attack. Le Drian on Tuesday talked with French lawmakers about the situation in Afrin and Syr ...

Barzani Discusses Afrin with Syrian Kurdish Delegation

BAS News - 2018-02-21 21:50
ERBIL — Kurdish Leader Masoud Barzani on Wednesday met with the leadership council members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) party to discuss the recent developments in Afrin, Kurdish city in Syria. During the meeting, the sides talked about ...

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 ...

Turkish Army Attacks Syrian Troops Trying to Enter Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-21 20:47
ERBIL — Turkey's Presidential Spokesperson claimed that the pro-Syrian regime’s convoy, which were estimated to be 40-50 vehicles trying to enter the enclave of Afrin, were attacked by the Turkish artillery fire. İbrahim Kalın, the special advisor and sp ...

Noves milícies pro Assad estan entrant a Efrîn

KurdisCat - 2018-02-21 18:24
L'agència oficial del règim nacionalista àrab sirià, SANA (Syrian Arab News Agency), ha anunciat que noves unitats lleials a Àssad han entrat a Efrîn avui. Són unitats lleugeres, com ahir, amb vehicles tot terreny i metralladores però cap unitat de l'Exèr ...

Turkey warns Syrian forces entering Afrin face serious consequences

KurdisCat - 2018-02-21 16:20
Turkey warned on Wednesday that pro-Syrian government forces entering the northwest Afrin region to support a Kurdish militia there will face “serious consequences” and they will be regarded as legitimate targets. A convoy of some 40-50 vehicles carrying ...

Pro-Syrian government forces arrive in Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-02-21 16:11
WAAR-DUHOK: Armed forces affiliated with the Syrian regime arrived on Tuesday in the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwest of the country as an agreement reportedly was made between Damascus and the Kurdish forces. “The Syrian government responded to our ca ...

Outcome of military operations within 24 hours

ANHA - 2018-02-21 15:21
The Media Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed that their forces carried out a qualitative operation against the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries in the vicinity of Blileka hill, killing 12 elements of the occupation army and ...

Lavrov calls Damascus to dialogue with Kurds

ANHA - 2018-02-21 14:14
NEWS DESK -Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pointed out that dialogue is the main means to stop the bloodshed, calling on the Syrian authorities to dialogue with representatives of all ethnic and religious groups, including the Kurds. Russian Foreig ...

UN called on ceasing military operations in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-02-21 14:14
On Tuesday, the official representative of the United Nations’ (UN) General Secretary Stefan Dujjaric called on stopping the military operation in Afrin, and avoiding the confrontation between the parties involved in the Syrian conflict. ...

Writer: Turkey is in a difficult situation

ANHA - 2018-02-21 11:30
NEWS DESK-The Syrian-Palestinian writer, Majid Kayali, likened what is going on in Syria to a “world war” and stressed that Turkey is in a difficult situation because its relations have stressed with America. At the same time, it is lost from the meeting ...

Strong clashes in vicinity of Arabwiran village

ANHA - 2018-02-21 11:30
AFRIN –In the meantime, there are strong clashes in the vicinity of the village of Arabwiran belonging to Shira district. According to our correspondent, the surrounding area of Arabwiranis witnessing strong clashes between the fighters of Syrian Democrat ...

Damascus Forces Arrive in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-21 01:08
ERBIL — Armed forces affiliated with the Syrian regime arrived on Tuesday in the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwest of the country as an agreement reportedly was made between Damascus and the Kurdish forces. “The Syrian government responded to our call o ...

Putin, Russian Security Council Discuss Situation in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-20 22:59
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin with the Russian National Security Council, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday at a press meeting. Peskov pointed out that Putin and t ...

YPG: Syrian government responded to protecting Syrian border’s duty

ANHA - 2018-02-20 20:19
The People Protection Units (YPG) assured that after a month of the ongoing resistance in Afrin against the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries and calling for the Syrian government to do its duty protecting the Syrian border, military units respo ...

A statemnet to the Public Opinion

SDF Press - 2018-02-20 20:01
After one month of a mythical resistance by our forces against the Turkish occupation army and its backed terrorist groups such as ISIS, Al-Nusra front and others,inflicting heavy losses on then, our military units have invited the Syrian government and i ...

Turkey says Russia stopped deal for Syrian forces to help Afrin Kurds

KurdisCat - 2018-02-20 18:10
Turkey won Russia’s backing to block a deal that would have seen Syrian pro-government forces enter territory held by Kurdish militia fighters to help them resist an advance by Turkish troops, Ankara said on Tuesday. The move illustrates the increasingly ...

2 Syrian army’s elements martyred by Turkish bombardment

ANHA - 2018-02-20 18:04
AFRIN- The column of the Syrian army’s units that reached Afrin on Tuesday was bombarded by the artillery shelling of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries, and the bombardment resulted in martyring 2 elements of the units and wounding 3 others. ...

Artillery shelling on Deir Jamal, Afrin after passing Syrian units

ANHA - 2018-02-20 17:25
AFRIN- The Turkish occupation army bombarded Deir Jamal town in Sherawa district with cannons after the units related to the Syrian army entered Afrin city passing to the town. In addition to that, the bombardment with artillery and rocket shelling reache ...

Turkey’s Offensive Into Afrin Is Slow and Bloody

WarIsBoring - 2018-02-20 16:44
On Jan. 20, the Turkish military launched Operation Olive Branch — the ongoing invasion of the northwestern Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin Canton. From the onset, Turkey claimed that the operation would result in a swift victory. However, a month later, ...
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