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Syria says US bombs Assad army positions; US denies report

Waar Media - 2018-06-18 14:35
WAAR-DUHOK: Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft had bombed “one of our military positions” in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the US military denied carrying out strikes in th ...

Natanyahu: Iran Should Withdraw from Syria

BAS News - 2018-05-29 00:21
ERBIL — Israel has urged Iran to withdraw its forces from Syria after Russia said that the Syrian army alone should control the country’s territories bordering Israel. “Our position on Syria is clear. We believe that there is no place for any Iranian mil ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Syrian regime forces tackle the war on terrorism

SDF Press - 2018-04-30 00:52
During the time that Syria Democratic Forces – SDF started its preparations to continue Jazeere Storm operation that aims to liberate the areas left from Jazeere under ISIS control and securing Syria’s Eastern borders, the Syrian regime army along with it ...

Our forces recapture the villages entered by the regime’s army

SDF Press - 2018-04-30 00:52
After the Syrian regime army and its militias launched on the positions of our forces in the countryside of Deir Al-Zour in order to disrupt the campaign of Asefat AL-Jazeera (island storm) and the fight against terrorism, our forces recaptured the offens ...

FSA Loots People's Properties in Syria's Afrin: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-04-23 14:00
ERBIL - The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) has begun conducting violations against the civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria, and looting their properties, said a human rights group on Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ( ...

Turkey, Syrian Allies Lost Hundreds of Men Fighting Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-04-22 01:44
ERBIL — The Turkish army and its Syrian militia groups have lost “hundreds” of men since Ankara begun the military incursion into the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin last January, said President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. He said the rebels sufferi ...

US Troops Deployed to Manbij, Ready to Face Any Forces: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-02 10:44
ERBIL - The US has deployed a number of its forces to the northern Syrian town of Manbij, preparing to repel the Turkish army if it attempts to enter the area, said RT. According to the source, the number of US troops stationed in the region is estimated ...

Damascus Calls for “Unconditional Withdrawal” of Turkey from Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-26 22:42
ERBIL — The Syrian government has renewed a call on Turkey to withdraw its army from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, saying that the intervention is a blatant violation of international law. The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) quoted an official f ...

Kurds in Turkey mark Newroz under shadow of Syria’s Afrin, arrests

E-Kurd - 2018-03-21 21:10
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkey’s Kurds on Wednesday celebrated the annual New Kurdish Year of Newroz under the shadow of the capture of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) by the Turkish army, arrests of pro-Kurdish politicians and the breakdo ...

YPG: We won’t stop our activities in Afrin untill liberation

Waar Media - 2018-03-19 20:30
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said on Monday that they will not stop their activities in Afrin, the Kurdish enclave in Syria, unless the city is liberated from the Turkish army and Syrian rebels. Brusk Hassaka, the YPG sp ...

US “Deeply Concerned” About Situation in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-19 19:19
ERBIL — The United State expressed on Monday concerns over the crisis in the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin after the Turkish army and its allied militias entered the city. “The United States calls on all relevant actors operating in the northwest, includi ...

YPG: We won't Stop Unless Afrin is Liberated

BAS News - 2018-03-19 15:04
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said on Monday that they will not stop their activities in Afrin, the Kurdish enclave in Syria, unless the city is liberated from the Turkish army and Syrian rebels. Brusk Hassaka, the YPG spokes ...

FSA Commits Violations Against Civilians in Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-19 10:46
ERBIL: After the invasion of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria by the Turkish Army and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Sunday, the Syrian rebels have soon started committing violations against the civilians in the city, a report said. According ...

Pictures: Turkey-backed Militias Started Looting Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-18 22:49
ERBIL — The Syrian militias allied with Turkey have started looting civilian shops and homes after entering the Kurdish city of Afrin on Sunday, a monitoring group said. The fighters of Syrian Free Army (SFA), which is backed by Ankara, break into shops, ...

Turkish Army, Allied Rebels Reach Centre of Afrin: Erdogan

BAS News - 2018-03-18 12:43
ERBIL — The Turkish army and its affiliated Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Sunday reached the centre of the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwest Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed. “Afrin city center is under control as of 8:30 this morning,” ...

Afrin in Serious Danger: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-18 10:13
ERBIL - The Turkish army and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) have reached the entrance of the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria, according to Turkish media outlets. The two armies have attacked the city from both eastern and northern sides of the region, ...

DCHRK: YPG Commanders Withdraw from Afrin, More Civilians Killed, Injured

BAS News - 2018-03-18 10:13
ERBIL - More civilians were killed and wounded in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria as the Turkish army and its backed Syrian rebels have taken control of some critical areas in the city, moreover the YPG commanders "have left" the region, said a rep ...

Strikes on Afrin hospital and civilian convoys kill 47: SDF, monitor

K24 - 2018-03-17 16:04
Syrian civilians wounded in a hospital in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin after the city and the hospital were bombarded by the Turkish army and their allied militiamen, Afrin city, Rojava, Syria, March 16, 2018. (Photos: Afrin Media Center) ...

More People Flee Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-17 11:55
ERBIL - Several clashes erupted between the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Turkish army overnight on Friday in the Kurdish city of Afrin, thus more people began to flee the region, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

Deadliest Day in Afrin, Hundred People Killed, Injured: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-17 10:10
ERBIL - At least 38 civilians were killed in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria on Friday due to the continuous bombardments by the Turkish army and its backed Syrian rebels, a report said. Tens of thousands of civilians have continued to flee from Af ...

Tens of Civilians Killed, Injured in Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-15 16:23
ERBIL — Tens of civilians were killed and wounded in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria due to the continuous attacks by the Turkish army and its backed Syrian rebels on Thursday, a report said. According to local sources, the Turkish troops and Free ...

Watch: Turkey Shelling Center of Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-14 21:01
ERBIL — Artillery units of the Turkish army and its allied militias of Free Syrian Army (FSA) have stepped up the bombardments on the centre of the Kurdish city of Afrin in northwest Syria. The intensified shelling comes after Turkish President Recep Tay ...

Turkish forces surround Kurdish Afrin city in Syrian Kurdistan: army

E-Kurd - 2018-03-13 13:07
ANKARA,— The Turkish army and Ankara-backed Syrian fighters have surrounded the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) controlled by Kurdish militia that is the key target of Ankara’s cross-border operation, the military said Tuesday. The Tur ...

Turkish Army Claims Afrin Fell

BAS News - 2018-03-13 10:22
ERBIL - Turkish army and its backed Syrian rebels have surrounded Afrin, the Kurdish enclave in Syria, according to a statement by the Turkish army on Tuesday. As the statement claims, the two armies have been able to capture "some critical areas" around ...

Turkey Continues Bombardments on Afrin, YPG Stops People from Fleeing

BAS News - 2018-03-13 09:29
ERBIL - Turkey and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) are now only two kilometers away to enter the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, civilians have tried to flee the city, but were stopped by the Kurdish forces, a report said. "The Turkish army has surrounded Af ...

Hundreds of Civilians Flee Afrin as Turkish Army Advances: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-03-12 19:06
ERBIL - Hundreds of civilians are fleeing from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria as the Turkish army and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) have been getting closer to the borders of the region, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO ...

Afrin Civilian Casualty Figures Surpasses 200: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-03-11 23:08
ERBIL — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that 204 Kurdish, Arab and Armenian civilians have been killed by the Turkish Army and its allied Free Syrian Army (FSA) since they have launched an operation dubbed ‘Olive Branch’ on January 2 ...

Syrian Kurds Line up in Afrin as Turkey Approaches

BAS News - 2018-03-11 14:59
ERBIL — People from the Syrian Kurdish canton of Kobani are amassing Afrin to defend the city against the Turkish attacks, sources said. As the Turkish army and its allied militias approach Afrin in northwest Syria, hundreds of Kurds from elsewhere are m ...

Turkish Airstrike Destroys Ancient Temple in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-10 22:41
ERBIL — As Turkish army and its allied Syrian militias continue targeting the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin, media reports put focus on the huge damages Turkey has caused to a significant ancient site near Afrin. The neo-Hittite temple of Ain Dara, alm ...

WATCH: SDF Troops Enter Afrin to Fight Turkish Army

BAS News - 2018-03-09 22:59
ERBIL — Hundreds of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have entered the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria to support the other Kurdish forces against the Turkish assault on the region. According to sources belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection ...

SDF Criticises Int. Community for Indifference about Turkish Attacks

BAS News - 2018-03-09 02:02
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that they had expected the international community’s stance against the Turkish army’s offensive on Afrin, but they would not wait anymore so that they would redeploy their forces from Raqa to Afrin to ...

Three Brothers in Kurdish Forces in Afrin Killed Simultaneously: REPORT

BAS News - 2018-03-08 13:33
ERBIL - Three brothers within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were simultaneously killed in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria while defending their city, according to SDF media center. During the attacks carried out by the Turkish army and its bac ...

YPG Rejects Ankara’s Claims of Capturing Roja District

BAS News - 2018-03-05 23:18
ERBIL — The Turkish army’s claims of taking control of Roja subdistrict of Afrin in the Syrian Kurdistan are not true, said the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units(YPG). Roja, Jindere and Şiye districts of Afrin are now under heavy bombardment of th ...

48 Pro-Damascus Fighters So Far Killed in Turkish Attack on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-05 20:24
ERBIL — A total of 48 pro-Syrian government fighters have so far been killed in military clashes with the Turkish army and Ankara-backed militias in Afrin, northwest Syria, a local official said. "There are killed and injured among the Syrian People's Fo ...

SDF: 2 Turkish Soldiers, 21 FSA Militiamen Killed in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-05 00:52
ERBIL — The Press Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said in a statement on Sunday that as a result of military confrontations, 21 Free Syrian Army militiamen and two Turkish soldiers were killed and a BMB tank was exploded. Turkish army and it ...

212 Civilian Casualties Since the Start of Turkish Assaults on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-05 00:52
ERBIL — Since the launch of the Turkish military offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin, a total of 212 civilians have been killed by the Turkish army and Ankara backed the Free Syrian Army (FSA) militias, said Afrin Health Council. The medical ...

Eight Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian Kurdistan, 13 wounded: army

E-Kurd - 2018-03-04 21:26
ISTANBUL,— Turkey suffered heavy losses on Thursday during its offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northwest Syria, with the military announcing that eight Turkish soldiers were killed and 13 more wounded. The death toll, ...

YPG: 10 Pro-Syrian Government Forces Killed

BAS News - 2018-03-04 00:31
ERBIL — Turkish airstrikes killed 10 pro- Syrian government fighters backing Kurdish forces in Kurdish enclave of Afrin on Saturday, the Syria Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said in a statement. The YPG pointed out that the Turkish army warplane ...

YPG Denies Turkeys Claim of Capturing Rajo District near Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-04 00:31
ERBIL — Turkish Premier Minister Binali Yıldırım and state-run Anadolu Agency said on Saturday that Turkish army and its backed Free Syria Army (FSA) had captured Rajo district in north-west Afrin, but the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) h ...

Number of Popular Units lost their lives in Shera’s Kafar Jannah

ANHA - 2018-03-03 18:27
Turkish occupation planes have bombed a location of the Popular Units related to the Syrian army in Kafar Janna village related to Shera district which resulted in a number of the units losing their lives, in addition, many others were wounded. ...

Turkish army occupation aircraft targets headquarter of Popular Units

ANHA - 2018-03-03 11:59
AFRIN -Turkish occupation army planes targeted this morning the headquarters of the Popular Units of Syrian army in the village of Kafr Jannah related to Shira district in Afrin. According to preliminary information, a number of fighters of the Popular Fo ...

Syrian Observatory: 14 Popular Forces’ elements killed in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-02 16:23
NEWS DESK- The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human rights noted that 14 fighters of the Popular Units related to the Syrian army have lost their lives in the Turkish bombing on Çema village in Afrin. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights assured t ...

Strong clashes in vicinity at Dilama, Badina villages in Mobata

ANHA - 2018-03-02 14:33
AFRIN –Strong clashes erupted between the fighters of the Syrian Democatic Forces (SDF) and the Turkish occupation army in the vicinty at Dilama and Badina villages in Mobata front According to a reporter’s of Hawar news agency (ANHA) the region is witnes ...

YPG Hands over 8 Aleppo Districts to Damascus Army

BAS News - 2018-03-01 00:45
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) has reportedly handed over 8 district of Aleppo to the Syrian government based on an agreement between Rojava Administration and Damascus, According to Sputnik, Hemid Keno, the member of Aleppo c ...

Turkey Sends Special Forces against Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-27 00:21
ERBIL — Turkish Army has deployed fresh troops to the war against Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northwestern Syria’s Afrin district. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday that police special forces were sent to the ...

EU Calls on Russia, Turkey, Iran to Help De-escalation of Syrian Tensions

BAS News - 2018-02-26 23:40
LODZ — The EU's Federica Mogherini has expressed deep concern over the ongoing deadly clashes across Syria, including the military confrontations between the Turkish army and Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin. “We have already expre ...

Clashes Between Turkey, YPG in Afrin After UN Ceasefire Resolution

BAS News - 2018-02-26 21:44
ERBIL — Clashes occurred between the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Turkish army in Afrin, the Kurdish city in Syria, after the UN Security Council's Resolution. According to sources close to the YPG, a number of clashes took plac ...

Another Turkish Soldier Killed in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-25 22:23
ERBIL — One Turkish soldier was killed on Sunday as Ankara continues its fierce attacks against the Syrian Kurdish forces in Afrin, northwest of Syria. A Turkish army statement confirmed that the soldier was killed in a clash with the Syrian Kurdish Peop ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...
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