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Could Assad’s new Idlib offensive split Turkey’s Syrian proxies?

Rûdaw - 2019-05-20 00:31

No turning back - Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-19 14:18

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib

Yahoo - 2019-05-19 14:10

Syrian refugees and hosts in Kurdistan enjoy sounds of the Old D

Rûdaw - 2019-05-19 13:41

NGO with an Identitarian agenda: Preying on Syrian war widows - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-19 08:48

Israel Conducts Airstrikes Against Iranian Targets in Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - Israel reportedly carried out airstrikes against the Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria on Saturday evening, state media said. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that the Syrian Army's air defense systems was able to intercept a numb ...

Turkey-backed rebels arrive in northwest Syrian areas - GulfToday

Gulftoday - 2019-05-19 01:02

Spotlight: PKK jailed leader's call reinforces claims of Turkey's talks with Syrian Kurdish militia - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-18 15:01

Netherlands hesitant about US request for Dutch troops in Syrian safe zone: Report

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-18 12:39

SDF Captures 42 IS Insurgents in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has captured a total of 42 Islamic State (IS) insurgents in eastern Syria. The SDF said in a statement that the Kurdish fighters backed by the US-led coalition forces launched a military operation in ...

Lawyers: International court must be established for DAESH

ANF - 2019-05-17 11:48
After the defeat of DAESH by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that finished off the mercenaries taking control of their last strongholds in the village of al-Baghouz, thousands of DAESH mercenaries and their families have surrendered to the SDF. ...

400 thousand tons of wheat will be received by the company of developing agricultural sector

SDF Press - 2019-05-17 01:21
Hasaka-This year, the Syrian regions witnessed large rainfall, which was reflected positively on most agricultural crops such as wheat and barley, which are considered to be the main source of income for the Syrian people. The cities and villages of Al Ja ...

New Syrian Government Offensive Takes Horrific Toll on Health Care Facilities - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-05-17 01:07

Blast kills a civilian, injures six others in Manbij

ANF - 2019-05-16 18:35
In the northern Syrian city of Manbij, a person has been killed in an explosion. Six other people were injured. ...

SDF Launches Operation to Capture Remaining IS Militants East of Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-16 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it has begun an operation to find and arrest the militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) in Deir al-Zor province, east of Syria. The US-backed forces confirmed in a statement that they have so fa ...

Bomb kills eight in Syrian city of Raqqa, a liberated Islamic State stronghold | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-05-16 03:16

Graduation of / 133 / leaders of two academies

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Ain Issa – The academies of martyr Aziz Arabs and Lawrence have ende two training courses for the leaders of Syrian democratic forces. They carried the names of the martyrs “Abdullah Tal Tamer and Polat Derek”. They included 133 fighters who received inte ...

Syrian Kurdish forces raid restive Arab town in east

Citynews1130 - 2019-05-15 20:19

Syrian Kurdish forces raid restive Arab town in east | Vancouver Sun

Vancouversun - 2019-05-15 19:56

Two Syrian Kurdish Parties Advocate For Dialogue With Damascus - Statement - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-05-15 16:19

Medical Personnel Are Targeted in Syria - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-05-15 09:04

Bullied Syrian teenager fears for his safety

BBC - 2019-05-15 00:41
The family of a Syrian boy who was attacked at his school in Huddersfield has moved after they received death threats. ...

Moscow Says Believes Kurdish Factor Important When Addressing Syrian Crisis - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-05-14 23:33

Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria: Islamists are torturing Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 23:19
Dr. Kamal Sido | Ekurd.net Middle East expert of the Society for Threatened Peoples According to reports, Jihadist militias are torturing Kurdish prisoners in the Syrian-Kurdish region of Afrin. The Islamists are supported by Turkey and tolerated by the ...

How effective are Turkey's Syrian militia proxies?

Rûdaw - 2019-05-14 21:31

Our forces arrest a dangerous terrorist in Silok Town

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
On May 13, 2019, the Syrian democratic forces, together with Coalition forces, carried out a successful raid in Silok area which is located north Syria. They arrested Talal Shaneir, known as Abu Hammam, the terrorist who is responsible for murder and exto ...

Let us unite our efforts in pursuing the remnants of terrorism

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
The Syrian Foreign Affairs Ministry sent two simultaneous letters to the UN Security Council and the United Nations, there were a lot of lies and fabrications against our forces in the two letters. It worth mentioning that our forces liberated Deira Zour ...

New York Times: They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
RMEILAN, Syria — Dressed in camouflage and sipping tea, the Syrian commander who emerged as America’s closest ally in the battle that defeated Islamic State looked to an unsettling future. The Kurdish leader of the Syrian Democratic Forces, known by the n ...

STRATEGIC OPTION | Syrian Endgame - The Hard Truth

Limacharlienews - 2019-05-14 16:36

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 ...

Syrian Foreign Ministry Slams Kurdish Militia For Brutal Crackdown - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-05-13 21:50

Insurgents' rockets kill 6 people in Syrian town

Nwaonline - 2019-05-13 21:35

105 fighters ended their training course at the Academy of Commando

SDF Press - 2019-05-13 20:54
News center – The Commandos Academy of The Syrian Democratic Forces in Euphrates Region ended its third training course. The course was named after the martyr “Delovan Manbaj”. Leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Women’s Protection Units YPJ and the ...

France: We are looking into a mechanism to try ISIS members

ANF - 2019-05-13 14:48
The Northern and Eastern Syrian Autonomous Administration had proposed an international court to be formed to put the gang members on trial in the region. ...

Syrian Kurds fear Turkish assault as U.S. troops depart | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-13 09:09

Uncertain Future Awaits Displaced Syrian Yazidis in Lebanon

Voanews - 2019-05-13 07:42

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside - KEYT

KEYT - 2019-05-13 00:03

Turkish defense minister says Syrian forces must halt attacks - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-05-12 22:29

Umm Yasmin .. A story of pain which summarizes the story of Syria

SDF Press - 2019-05-12 21:27
Tabqa – In the shadows of the war which all the Syrian people suffer from there are many forms of sufferings, and the humanitarian situation remains the biggest and most painful disaster in the light of the cases that need help. The story of Umm Yasmin su ...

Demonstration in Amûdê against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-05-12 20:33
As part of its ongoing occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. A demonstration against the construction of the wall took place today in the northern Syrian city of Amûdê. ...

Syrian Kurdish official: Damascus talks going nowhere, Russia to blame - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-12 20:16

Russian-Syrian forces pound Idlib, Turkey shifts attention to Kurdish positions | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-05-12 06:12

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm

Gulan Media - 2019-05-12 06:08

Syrian Christian refugees in Kurdistan call on UN to facilitate migration abroad

Gulan Media - 2019-05-12 06:08

Iraqi Overcrowded Jails May Give Birth to New Militant Group: Expert

BAS News - 2019-05-12 00:24
ERBIL - Iraqi experts have warned of the emergence of a new militant group as Baghdad has been continuing to receive a great number of Islamic State (IS) detainees from the Syrian Kurdish forces. Apart from capturing thousands of insurgents during the li ...

Al Kasra Hospital .. Free services despite the lack of potential

SDF Press - 2019-05-11 22:08
Deir Zour- After the Syrian democratic forces had liberated Deir Zour and its countryside from ISIS terrorists, the civil council of Dier Zour quickly prepared and equipped the health sector within the region and provide the necessary emergency services ...

Safeguarding books and reopening schools: Syrian Kurds fight to treasure their traditions - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-05-11 20:54

Syrian Christian refugees in Kurdistan call on UN to facilitate migration abroad

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-11 19:28

Syrian Lesson in American Foreign Affairs - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-05-11 15:02

Manbij becomes key as US looks to rein in Turkey's Syrian offensive | The Independent

Independent - 2019-05-11 13:59

U.S. envoy Jeffrey says safe zone will extend along Turkish-Syrian border | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-11 07:13

Civilians pay the price as Syrian-Russian forces pound Idlib | Battle for Idlib News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-05-11 06:15

Syrian troops capture strategic town from rebels: Residents | Battle for Idlib News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-05-11 06:15

Syrian militants try to retake village from govt troops | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-05-11 06:15

SDF Hands Two Freed Yezidi Sisters to Rescue Office

BAS News - 2019-05-10 20:52
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday handed over two freed Yezidi sisters to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The two had been freed in the operations to liberate the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern par ...

Syrian regime advances in Idlib

ANF - 2019-05-10 12:52
The Syrian regime has taken over 11 towns to the west of Idlib while reports say Al Nusra-HTS (Hayat Tahrir Al Sham) withdrew from most of these villages without resistance. ...

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools - cnbctv18.com

Cnbctv18 - 2019-05-10 02:18

Doctors go underground as Syrian government attacks rebel northwest - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-09 08:51

Germany Decries Syrian Regime’s Attacks on Idlib

BAS News - 2019-05-09 00:49
ERBIL - Germany has decried the recent air raids carried out by the Syrian regime on Idlib province where over 100 civilians were reportedly killed in two weeks. "We condemn heavy bombings that targeted the humanitarian infrastructure," Christofer Burger ...

No foreseeable solution to Syrian refugee crisis as host nations like Kurdistan shoulder burden

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-08 16:57

Arabs Protest Against Kurdish Rule In Oil-Rich Syrian Region | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2019-05-08 16:40

Arab protests against Syrian Kurds reportedly ‘grow’ in Deir al-Zor: residents, locals

E-Kurd - 2019-05-08 12:52
AMMAN,— Arab inhabitants of Syria’s Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, res ...

Syrian Regime Attacks Leave Eight Civilians Dead

BAS News - 2019-05-07 22:16
ERBIL - Syrian regime attacks have killed eight civilians in the areas of de-escalation regions, northern Syria, local sources said on Tuesday. Turkish media Anadolu Agency cited the locals as saying that the artilleries and air raids overnight on Monday ...

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools

Nypost - 2019-05-07 18:26

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools, World News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-05-07 15:43

SDC Comments on Abdullah Ocalan’s Message

BAS News - 2019-05-07 12:45
ERBIL — Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) has said the last message from Abdullah Ocalan was well received, but its implementation requires mutual understanding from Turkey and Syrian regime as well. Jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Part ...

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds | The Express Tribune

Tribune - 2019-05-07 12:44

An Endless Flood of Syrian Refugees Tests Turkey's Tolerance - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-05-07 09:38

Syrian Kurds reshape region with school | Reuters.com

Reuters - 2019-05-07 02:05

Nearly 30 Freed Yezidis Reunite with Families in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-05-06 21:48
ERBIL - Nearly 30 Yezidis, who had been freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria earlier in March, reunited on Monday with their families in Sinjar. Earlier the month, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that it had handed over a number ...

Ocalan says conflict in Syrian Kurdistan should be avoided: lawyers

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 21:17
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers for Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the head of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan said that they met with their client on May 2 in Imrali prison near Istanbul for the first time since 2011. Two of Ocalan’s lawyers r ...

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and school | Reuters.com

Reuters - 2019-05-06 19:49

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools – No turning back

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. ...

Syrian Kurdish authorities return 27 freed Yezidis to Shingal

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-06 18:32

AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-05-06 15:16

JAILED KURDISH MILITANT LEADER OCALAN CALLS ON SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC FORCES TO PURSUE SOLUTIONS IN SYRIA OTHER THAN THROUGH CONFLICT- STATEMENT READ BY LAWYERS

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 15:04

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-06 13:32

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds | Bangkok Post: news

Bangkokpost - 2019-05-06 06:36

Damascus has no right calling us traitors: SDC

Rûdaw - 2019-05-05 21:59
The SDC accused the Syrian government of “opening doors” to Turkey ...

Statement to The Public Opinion:

SDF Press - 2019-05-05 21:37
On the third of this month, a forum for the clans of the region was held under the auspices of MSD, under the slogan (Syrian tribes protect Syrian society and its social contract) due to the big participation of tribes and important messages by tribal lea ...

Turkish official says area near army post in Idlib struck by suspected Syrian government forces

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 21:16

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels attack Kurdish-held area, repelled by 'heavy shelling' - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-05-05 12:36

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-05-05 10:33

Syrian oil crisis pushes Assad to choose between Russia and Iran - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-05-05 09:56

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area

Reuters - 2019-05-05 08:05
Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launched an offensive into territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, seizing some territory before heavy shelling forced them to retreat. ...

Turkish Soldier Killed in Clashes With Syrian Kurdish Militants

Bloombergquint - 2019-05-05 00:56

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-05 00:56

Idlib: Nine Civilians Killed by Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Airstrikes by the Syrian regime and allied Russia killed on Saturday at least nine civilians in northwestern Syria, a monitor revealed. Among the casualties were three women and a member of the White Helmets, a team working in some rebel-held are ...

Turkish-backed FSA Claims It Conducted Operation Against YPG

BAS News - 2019-05-04 23:04
ERBIL - The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) claimed on Saturday that it has carried out an operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in several villages in Tal Rifa'at city. The operation came after clashes erupted betwee ...

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation. ...

After surviving ISIS and a civil war, these Syrian women built a female-only village - KEYT

KEYT - 2019-05-04 19:48

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels say capture village from Kurdish forces - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-04 19:48

Syrian government accuses Arab-Kurdish alliance of 'treason' | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-05-04 19:06

Syrian government accuses Kurdish-led alliance of ‘treason’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-04 19:06
DAMASCUS,— The Syrian government has accused Kurdish leaders of “treason” for organising a conference with allied Arab tribes to plot out the political future of territory under their alliance’s control. The Kurds and their Arab allies control Syrian Kur ...

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area

Spectrumlocalnews - 2019-05-04 17:24

After surviving ISIS and a civil war, these Syrian women built a female-only village :: WRAL.com

WRAL - 2019-05-04 16:58

After surviving ISIS and a civil war, these Syrian women built a female-only village - CNN

CNN - 2019-05-04 14:09

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 ...

Syrian Kurds reject Assad regime-imposed ‘reconciliation’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-04 11:35
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Kurdish-led Syrian force said Friday it believes in dialogue with the government but warned a settlement on the future of territory it controls cannot arrive through a Damascus-prescribed “reconciliation” agreement. “We are ...

Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticizing offensive against Syrian Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-04 11:35
ANKARA,— Eleven members of Turkey’s leading medical association were sentenced to prison terms on Friday over criticisms of a military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) last year. They were given 20 months in prison for “in ...
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