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Syrian army rescues Islamic State hostages - Syria -

Haaretz - 2018-12-11 21:46

Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin

Todayonline - 2018-12-07 00:59

Senior Syrian Kurdish Official: No-fly Zone Necessary in Northeastern Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-06 00:33
ERBIL - A senior Syrian Kurdish official has called on the US to build a no-fly zone in the country's northeast in hopes of preventing any attacks by the Turkish army, a report said on Wednesday. The Kurdish co-head of the Defense Office in the self-admi ...

Turkey opposes US army outposts on its border with Syrian Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-24 16:58

Syrian army shells demilitarised zone in Idlib, undermining Russian-Turkish deal - The National

Thenational - 2018-11-18 11:23

Rebels say Syrian army steps up attacks in Idlib

Reuters - 2018-11-18 00:14
Syrian rebels said on Saturday the Syrian army and their allies were intensifying attacks on a demilitarised zone in the northwest in an attempt to undermine a Russian-Turkish deal that has averted a major offensive on their last stronghold. ...

Syrian Army launches new attack against Daesh to aid Kurdish forces in Deir Ezzor

Almasdarnews - 2018-11-15 16:02

Syrian Army reinforcements reach Kurdish lines in northern Syria

Almasdarnews - 2018-11-14 10:07

Report: Syrian army frees Druze hostages from ISIS

Seth Frantzman - 2018-11-10 05:25
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Four months after they were kidnapped by ISIS in July the 19 women and children hostages have been freed by the Syrian army, according to Syrian […] ...

Syrian army frees 19 Druze hostages: state TV

Rûdaw - 2018-11-08 22:28
ISIS seized some 30 Druze civilians in Sweida in late July ...

Syrian army frees 19 hostages held by IS since July - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2018-11-08 17:33

Yezidis Under Serious Threat in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-11-06 11:35
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi population of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan are subject to persecution under the rule of the Turkish-backed Syrian Islamist rebels, with several religious sites and educational centers already destroyed. Turkish army and the Islami ...

Damascus Has a Plan If Turkey Attacks East Euphrates: Source

BAS News - 2018-10-31 10:18
ERBIL — The Syrian regime is planning to exploit a possible military confrontation between Turkish army and Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in east Euphrates to attack Qamishlo and Hasakah and Qamishlo, a source said. Turkish President Recep Tayy ...

Turkey strikes Kurdish positions in northern Syria

Seattle Times - 2018-10-28 17:01
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish army struck Kurdish targets in northern Syria east of the Euphrates River on Sunday. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said that artillery strikes hit positions belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or ...

Kurdish Human Rights Organization Warns of Increasing Violations in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-10-24 16:11
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdistan Human Rights Organization (DAD) has warned of an increase of violations against civilians and activists in the Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin under the control of the rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA). The organization revea ...

Syrian President Assad decrees ‘general amnesty’ for Army deserters

Rûdaw - 2018-10-12 19:44
"This decree does not include fugitives from justice unless they turn themselves in within 4 months for those inside the country and 6 months for those outside the country ...

Bashar al-Assad offers general amnesty to army deserters

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 16:57
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria during an interview with a Russian newspaper. WAAR-DUHOK: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted a general amnesty for men who deserted the army or have avoided military service. A decree published by state media ...

Syria showcases hundreds of cultural relics salvaged during conflict

Rûdaw - 2018-10-04 11:10
The Syrian Arab Army and their allies discovered many of the relics as they fought opposition groups ...

US military builds new base near Syrian Army lines: Kurdish commander

Almasdarnews - 2018-10-01 07:53

Syria rebels think jihadists will quit Idlib buffer zone

Reuters - 2018-09-27 11:38
Syrian rebels said on Thursday they have growing confidence that their jihadist rivals will comply with a requirement to leave a demilitarized buffer zone set up by Turkey and Russia to avert a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive. ...

Ex-British soldier who fought with Syrian Kurds against IS gets 7.6 years in Turkish prison

E-Kurd - 2018-09-16 17:59
ANKARA,— An ex-British Army soldier who fought with Syrian Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group IS/ISIS in Syria has been jailed for nearly eight years in Turkey. Joe Robinson, 25, was arrested on holiday accused of fighting the death cult alon ...

Turkey Deploys Large Number of Military Vehicles to Syria's Idlib

BAS News - 2018-09-09 21:05
ERBIL - Turkish army has deployed a large number of military vehicles to the Syrian region of Idlib, a report said. According to Turkish media, outlet Sol news agency, tens of Turkish troops and a total of 300 military vehicles were deployed to Syrian ci ...

Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-09-08 16:53

Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-09-08 15:57

UPDATED: Kurdish forces, Syrian army clash in Qamishlo

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-08 14:35
The city of Qamishli (Qamishlo), in northeastern Syria. (Photo: Sputnik/Valeriy Melnikov) ...

Kurdish forces, Syrian army clash in Qamishlo; Casualties reported

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-08 11:14

Turkey deploys support military forces to Syrian border

Waar Media - 2018-09-04 13:20
WAAR-DUHOK: The Turkish army has sent more military vehicles to its southern border with Syria where the country’s troops maintain a huge military presence. According to a source cited by the state-run Anadolu Agency, a total of eight trucks loaded with ...

Turkey Deploys Additional Military Vehicles to Syrian Border

BAS News - 2018-09-04 12:04
ERBIL — The Turkish army has sent more military vehicles to its southern border with Syria where the country’s troops maintain a huge military presence. According to a source cited by the state-run Anadolu Agency, a total of eight trucks loaded with tank ...

Blasts at Syrian Military Airport “not Israeli Airstrike”: Damascus

BAS News - 2018-09-02 10:46
ERBIL — The Syrian military has denied the reports claiming that Israel was responsible for the multiple explosions heard at a military airport near Damascus. According to SANA News Agency which cited a source from the Syrian army, the explosions at the ...

Car Bomb Hits Northern Syria

BAS News - 2018-09-01 14:22
ERBIL — At least three people were killed in the northern city of Azaz after a car bomb went off in the centre of the city, Sky News reported. The city, located some 20 miles north of Aleppo, has been under the control of the Free Syrian Army since 2014 ...

Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault, the last big rebel enclave - International news - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-08-30 13:05

Syrian army brings reinforcements to last major rebel stronghold in Idlib - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2018-08-24 00:32

Syrian army ready to retake Hatay – pro-Assad journalist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-08-15 23:24

Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-08-09 16:02

US-backed forces drive out Islamic State from Syrian-Iraqi border in east Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-09 10:09
Officers and commanders of the Iraqi army and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) meeting for a joint military operation at the border, Deir al-Zor Province, Syria. (Photo: ANF) ...

YPG Ready to Assist Syrian Regime in Sweida Offensive: Commander

BAS News - 2018-08-06 21:50
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) has shown its readiness to assist the country's government forces in their "Sweida anti-Daesh campaign", a report said on Monday. The Syrian army has been set to oust the Islamic State (IS) insur ...

Kurdish Forces Ready to Assist Syrian Army in Sweida Offensive – YPG Commander - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-08-06 17:29

Amnesty Strongly Concerned Over Ankara-Backed Rebels Abuses in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-08-02 10:20
ERBIL - Amnesty International said on Thursday that the Turkish army in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syrian are giving Syrian rebels "free rein" to commit major human rights abuses, including torture, forced disappearances and looting propert ...

Syrian Army, Kurdish forces to potentially team up for Idlib offensive

Almasdarnews - 2018-07-30 18:54

Kurdish authorities reveal results of meetings with Syrian government

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-28 18:43
An archive photo shows an agreement between the Syrian army and the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) when the latter handed over a series of villages west to Manbij to the Syrian government forces in 2017. In this photo, Syrian army s ...

Non-Muslim Minorities Under Threat in Afrin: NGO

BAS News - 2018-07-19 22:39
ERBIL — The religious minorities other than Muslims in the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin are under serious threat since the Turkish army and Ankara-backed Islamist rebels have taken over the region, said a monitoring group. “The Turkish army has already b ...

Syrian Army raises flag over Hasakah district formerly controlled by Kurdish forces

Almasdarnews - 2018-07-11 06:39

Syrian Kurds Warn Turkey Not to Enter Manbij

BAS News - 2018-07-03 23:07
ERBIL — The Manbij Military Council, which is part of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has warned the Turkish army to avoid entering the town or they will be fired upon. The warning comes weeks after the Turkish forces have started patroll ...

29/6/2018 World Syrian army makes advances in southwest offensive

KNNC - 2018-06-30 00:49

Syrian army attacks divided southern city

BBC - 2018-06-27 01:29
Troops bombard rebel-held areas of the divided southern city Deraa ahead of an all-out assault. ...

26/6/2018 World Syrian army advances in southwest, U.N. says 45,000 displaced

KNNC - 2018-06-26 17:15

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 ...

Syrian rebels kidnap Kurdish physician in Afrin

Rûdaw - 2018-05-30 13:16
Sali was arrested by a Free Syrian Army Brigade ...

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 ...

Syrian army allows pre-2011 conscripts to return home

Rûdaw - 2018-05-27 00:38
"I feel like I just won a huge battle" ...

The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack -

Startribune - 2018-05-26 01:32

The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack | Miami Herald

Miamiherald - 2018-05-26 00:29

The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack | Idaho Statesman

Idahostatesman - 2018-05-25 21:47

The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack - ABC News

GO - 2018-05-25 19:04

The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack | WTOP

WTOP - 2018-05-25 16:14

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 ...

The Jerusalem Post: Terra Incognita: An International Investigation for Afrin

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-23 23:55
To understand the complex dynamics of what happened in Afrin we have to understand the larger picture of Syria. In mid-March, after two months of fighting, the Turkish army and Syrian rebel allies captured the center of Afrin city in the mostly Kurdish re ...

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 ...

SDF takes over strategic IS-held base on border with Iraq, adjacent to Syrian army

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-20 12:32

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 ...

Iranian Force Launches Missiles at Golan; Syria Says Intercepted Rockets Launched by Israel

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-11 00:03
Israel accuses Iranian forces of attacking military posts on the Golan Heights with about 20 missiles. The projectiles had been fired from Syria. An Israeli army spokesman says: People have responded. Roji Kurd: Syrian reports late Wednesday night said th ...

Tensions Rising Between Syrian Army, Kurds Amid Creation of US Bases - Reports - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-05-06 21:05

Syrian army tangles with IS, Kurds as missile attack hits government bases - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2018-04-30 03:34

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 ...

SDF says it retakes villages captured by Syrian army in Deir ez-Zor

NRT - 2018-04-29 17:45

Syrian army pounds Palestinian camp; UN warns of dire conditions | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-04-27 19:42

Syrian Army makes advances in southern Damascus

NRT - 2018-04-27 14:21

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 ...

Syria’s Kurdish Afrin gets pro-Turkey council after Kurd militia ousted: media

E-Kurd - 2018-04-13 14:42
ISTANBUL,— Pro-Turkey civilian representatives from Kurd, Arab and Turkmen communities have set up a council in the northern Kurdish town of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), which was taken by the Turkish army and Syrian mercenary fighters from Kurdis ...

Syrian army on 'high alert' fearing US military attack

NRT - 2018-04-10 21:04

Turkey rejects Rouhani’s call to hand over Afrin to Syrian army

Rûdaw - 2018-04-05 14:32
Rouhani said developments in Afrin must not "violate Syria’s territorial integrity" ...

Afrin should be handed over to Syrian army: Rouhani

Rûdaw - 2018-04-05 09:42
"Developments in Afrin can only be useful if they do not violate Syria’s territorial integrity" ...

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 ...

Sending additional troops to Syria amounts to ‘an invasion’: Turkey warns France

K24 - 2018-04-02 04:08
Turkish army armored vehicles and tanks drive into the Syrian town of Ayn al-Arab, also known as Kobani, as they return from the Ottoman tomb in Syria, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (Photo: AP / Mursel Coban) ...

It Was Kurds' Big Mistake to Stop Syrian Army From Entering Afrin – Politician - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-03-28 10:48

The Cruel Double Standard of the International Community in the Syrian War

E-Kurd - 2018-03-27 13:10
Shakhawan Shorash | Exclusive to On January 20, 2018, the Turkish Army and the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army, including Islamic jihadists, began an attack on the Kurdish Afrin Canton, a stable region that has taken in hundreds of thousands of ...

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 ...

Turkish army says it has ‘full control’ of Afrin

K24 - 2018-03-25 01:07
Turkish forces patrol an area in Afrin, Syrian Kurdistan, March 22, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Khalil Ashawi) ...

Turkish army denies bombing Syrian hospital in Afrin airstrike - Syria -

Haaretz - 2018-03-23 23:08

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 ...

Kurdish shock and Turkish celebration as Afrin falls to the Turks

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-03-19 23:06
On Sunday the city of Afrin and most of the province around it in northwestern Syria fell to the Turkish army and Syrian rebel groups it supports. ...

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 ...

Turkey will withdraw its forces from Afrin: Deputy Prime Minister

K24 - 2018-03-19 16:55
Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) are deployed in Afrin, Syria, March 18, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Khalil Ashawi) ...

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 forces and Free Syrian Army capture Afrin city

Al Jazeera - 2018-03-18 18:44
President Erdogan announces that Turkish flag hoisted in the centre of the Kurdish-dominated Syrian city of Afrin. ...

Free Syrian Army rebels say they entered Afrin city centre

Al Jazeera - 2018-03-18 13:28
Clashes between FSA rebels and Kurdish fighters in Afrin still ongoing, Syrian opposition and Turkish media report. ...

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 ...

Turkish army surrounds Syrian city of Afrin | News | DW | 13.03.2018

DW - 2018-03-15 19:24

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 ...
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