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Turkey Considering Use of Air Force in Kobani: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-11-10 23:31
ERBIL - Turkey is reportedly considering the use of its Air Force in Kobani to force the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) out of the strategic city, a monitor revealed on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) cited a source ...

YPG, Syrian Army Fortifying Fronts in Kobane for Possible Turkish Assault

BAS News - 2019-11-10 14:15
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) together with the Syrian regime army are preparing a defense line in case of a possible Turkish assault on Kobane, sources familiar with the issue told BasNews. Turkey took control of several str ...

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syrian border - The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2019-11-05 00:23

Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northeast Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-02 20:02
Turkey and allied Syrian rebels launched a cross-border offensive on Oct. 9 against the Kurdish YPG militia, seizing control of 120 km (75 miles) of land along the frontier. ...

Erdogan: Russia has told Turkey that Kurdish fighters have withdrawn from north Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-29 18:43
Russian officials have conveyed to Turkish authorities that the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has withdrawn from a strip of land on the Syrian-Turkish border within a 150-hour deadline set by Ankara and Moscow, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. ...

Turkey will remove Kurdish YPG from Syrian border area if Russia won't

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-27 02:43
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Turkey will clear Syria border of Kurdish fighters if Russia fails to act: Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-26 21:51
ANKARA,— Turkey will clear northeast Syria of Kurdish YPG militia if Russia does not fulfill its obligations under an accord that helped end a Turkish offensive in Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on S ...

Turkey will remove Kurdish YPG from Syrian border area if Russia won't

Reuters - 2019-10-26 18:17
Turkey will clear the Kurdish YPG militia from its border area with northeast Syria if Russia does not fulfill its obligations under a bilateral accord clinched this week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. ...

Russian military police reinforcements arrive in Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-25 11:19
The deal reached by Presidents Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin requires that Russian military police and Syrian border guards remove all Kurdish YPG militia from within 30 km of the Turkish border. ...

Turkey, Russia agree on Syrian Kurdish YPG withdrawal, joint patrols

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-25 06:08
Six days later, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly start to patrol a narrower, 10 km strip of land in the "safe zone" that Ankara has long sought in northeast Syria. ...

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG to pull back as its forces move in - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-10-23 17:17

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG must pull back or face Turkish army | World | News | The Journal Pioneer

Journalpioneer - 2019-10-23 15:51

Russia Warns Syrian Kurdish YPG Must Pull Back Or Face Turkish Army

Huffpost - 2019-10-23 15:32
The Kremlin also said the United States had been the closest ally of the Kurdish fighters but had now betrayed them. ...

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG must pull back or face Turkish army - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-23 14:07

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG must pull back or face Turkish army - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swissinfo - 2019-10-23 12:46

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG must pull back or face Turkish army | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-10-23 12:25

Russia warns Syrian Kurdish YPG must pull back or face Turkish army | World | News | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-23 11:46

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

Reuters - 2019-10-23 03:53
Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph. ...

Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish forces from border areas

E-Kurd - 2019-10-23 01:53
SOCHI, Russia,— Turkey and Russia agreed on Tuesday to remove the Syrian Kurdish YPG forces to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, after which their troops will jointly patrol a narrower strip of land in a “safe zone” Ankara has long sought ...

Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish YPG, launch joint patrols

Reuters - 2019-10-23 01:32
Turkey and Russia agreed on Tuesday to remove the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, after which their troops will jointly patrol a narrower strip of land in a "safe zone" Ankara has long sought in northern Syri ...

Putin, Erdogan strike deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

Reuters - 2019-10-23 01:32
Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph. ...

Turkey, Russia agree on Syrian Kurdish YPG withdrawal, joint patrols: Erdogan

Reuters - 2019-10-22 19:57
Turkey and Russia have agreed that the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria will withdraw to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border and will also leave the towns of Tel Rifaat and Manbij, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. ...

Russia says Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from Syrian border

Reuters - 2019-10-22 19:57
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow and Ankara had agreed that the Kurdish YPG militia would pull back 30 km (19 miles) from the Syrian border in a deal he heralded as one that would end the bloodshed in the region. ...

YPG Fighters Already Left Syria’s Safe Zone Under Ceasefire Deal: SDF Commander

BAS News - 2019-10-22 18:53
ERBIL — All the fighters belonging to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have already left the northern Syrian territories bordering Turkey, said a Kurdish commander. In a letter to US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday, Mazlum Abdi, co ...

Erdogan: Syrian Kurdish YPG continuing to withdraw from Turkish border

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-22 14:02
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Turkey and Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syrian towns

Reuters - 2019-10-20 12:38
Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. ...

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syria's Manbij, Kobani

Reuters - 2019-10-20 10:58
Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. ...

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire

Reuters - 2019-10-20 10:58
One Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded on Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria's Tel Abyad, the defense ministry said, despite a deal to pause military operations as militants withdraw from the area. ...

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills one soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire

Reuters - 2019-10-20 08:53
One Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded on Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria's Tel Abyad, the defense ministry said, despite a deal to pause military operations as militants withdraw from the area. ...

Turkey, hands off Rojava!

Green Left Weekly - 2019-10-18 15:18
Rojava Solidarity Dave Holmes Issue 1241 Northern Syria Turkey's war on Rojava SDF Syrian Democratic Forces YPG/YPJ October 18, 2019 Turkish forces have invaded Rojava — the Kurdish-majority multi-ethnic territory of the Autonomous Administration of Nort ...

Sydney rallies for Rojava

Green Left Weekly - 2019-10-18 06:15
Rojava Solidarity Andrew Chuter Issue 1241 Australia Turkey's war on Rojava SDF Syrian Democratic Forces YPG/YPJ Kurdish community October 18, 2019 More than 200 people attended a protest at Sydney Town Hall on October 12, organised by Rojava Solidarity ...

Turkey says Russia promised to keep Kurdish militia away from border: BBC

Reuters - 2019-10-17 14:23
Russia has promised Ankara that the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey's military is targeting, will not be in the Syrian territories across the border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Thursday. ...

EU governments limit arms sales to Turkey but avoid embargo

Kathimerini - 2019-10-14 23:44
the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, a former US ally seen by Ankara as a terrorist group aligned with Kurdish insurgents in Turkey. That statement was seen as progress for the bloc, given early resistance ...

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-14 18:42
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that the prisoners there had been abducted. ...

Turkish offensive ‘unjustified,’ Anastasiades says

Kathimerini - 2019-10-14 16:26
that Operation Peace Spring aimed to eliminate threats from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the Islamic State ...

Eight Killed in Turkish Border Town in Syrian Kurdish YPG Attack, Says Governor's Office - News18

News18 - 2019-10-11 23:23

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-11 18:46
Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and Islamic State. ...

Kurdish YPG aims to conquer Syrian region, not fight Islamic State: Turkish minister - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-11 13:42

Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-10 13:47

Turkey says will provide services to areas taken from YPG milita in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-07 14:30
Turkey will provide services to the areas it takes from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan's communications director said on Monday, as Ankara gears for a military incursion in the region. ...

Turkey plans to return 1 million Syrians, warns of new migrant wave in Europe

Kathimerini - 2019-10-04 08:08
northeast regions controlled by the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara considers..., senior Syrian Kurdish official Badran Jia Kurd said it is necessary to re-settle refugees in their home ...

Erdogan says 2-3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, Europe can be resettled in ‘safe zone’

Kathimerini - 2019-10-04 01:34
-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters. The YPG has been a main US ally in the fight against Islamic State ...

Rojava Revolution: What does the ‘safe zone’ deal mean?

Green Left Weekly - 2019-10-03 09:45
Rojava revolution Dave Holmes Issue 1239 Rojava Turkish military Syrian Democratic Forces Women's Protection Units (YPJ) YPG September 24, 2019 July 19 marked seven years of the Rojava Revolution. In 2012, the newly formed Kurdish self-defence forces too ...

Erdogan says nuclear power should either be free for all or banned

Kathimerini - 2019-10-03 03:39
for Kurdish-led forces, which fought Islamic State in Syria. It considers the Kurdish YPG fighters... Syrian Kurdish forces from the border. [Reuters] Turkey Defense Security ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG has withdrawn from some border positions ...

Trust - 2019-08-29 12:01

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border

Reuters - 2019-08-28 06:06
The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday. ...

Fearing invasion by Erdogan's forces, Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-08-28 00:30

Syrian Kurdish YPG has withdrawn from some border positions - Kurdish authority

Yahoo - 2019-08-27 21:20

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border

Yahoo - 2019-08-27 17:32

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border | News | WTVB

Wtvbam - 2019-08-27 17:23

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border | News | WKZO

WKZO - 2019-08-27 17:17

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border | News | NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM KDAL

Kdal610 - 2019-08-27 17:05

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border | The London Free Press

Lfpress - 2019-08-27 15:56

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-27 15:27

SYRIAN KURDISH YPG HAS PULLED FORCES, HEAVY WEAPONS FROM SOME POSITIONS AT BORDER WITH TURKEY - KURDISH-LED AUTHORITY

Yahoo - 2019-08-27 13:40

Syrian Kurdish YPG has withdrawn from some border positions - Kurdish authority - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-27 13:40

Turkey will carry out operation in Kurdish northern Syria: Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-04 20:58
ISTANBUL,— Turkey will carry out an operation east of the Euphrates river in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, in an area controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Turkey has been running out of pa ...

Rojava Revolution - seven years on

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-02 13:17
July 19 marked the seventh anniversary of northern Syria’s Rojava Revolution. On that day in 2012 the nascent People’s Protection Units (YPG) took control of the Kurdish-majority city of Kobanê. The outnumbered forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad s ...

Kurdish-led YPG reportedly send large number of reinforcements to Syrian-Turkish border

Almasdarnews - 2019-07-15 15:10

One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Injured in Clash with YPG: Statement

BAS News - 2019-06-26 13:42
ERBIL — Turkish army and Syrian Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) clashed on Wednesday, which left at least one Turkish soldier killed. According to an official press release by the Turkish defense ministry, five other Turkish troop ...

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-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 ...

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria

FOX News - 2019-04-30 16:23
Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria. ...

Syrian regime cannot attack Kurdish areas, Russia has no more influence: YPG Spokesperson

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 13:03

Syrian Kurds to React If Damascus Attacks: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-04-21 13:15
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish forces are ready to strongly repel any military attacks by the Syrian regime, said the spokesperson for People’s Protection Units (YPG). Speaking to Kurdistan 24, Nouri Mohammed said the Kurdish forces will defeat any threat co ...

Anti-YPG Operation in Eastern Syria Imminent: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-04-11 00:58
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday of another military operation against the Syrian Kurdish forces, saying that Turkey is waiting for the right time. "We showed those who wanted to bring us to heel using the terror corrido ...

Exclusive: Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-05 10:15

Exclusive: Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon

Yahoo - 2019-02-28 00:34

Bomb Explosion Targets Kurdish Forces in Syria's Kobani

BAS News - 2019-02-21 17:15
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Thursday targeted a military base of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in the Kurdish city of Kobani. The blast took place in the village of Korbinkar which resulted in the killing of five fighters of the YPG, ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-02-07 23:19

Turkey says work on roadmap for Syria's Manbij has accelerated

Reuters - 2019-02-07 01:52
Work to implement an agreement between Turkey and the United States over the Syrian town of Manbij has recently accelerated, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday, adding that militants from Kurdish YPG militia still remained inside the town. ...

Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-04 03:20

SDF Says It Arrested Six Foreign IS Members

BAS News - 2019-02-02 23:36
ERBIL - The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has captured six foreign members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. According to a statement by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which i ...

Syrian Army deploys tanks to Kurdish YPG-held airbase in north Aleppo (VIDEO) | موقع مراسلون

Muraselon - 2019-01-31 13:14

Kurdish YPG fighters to leave flashpoint Syrian town of Manbij | Financial Times

FT - 2019-01-29 09:02

Turkey shells Syrian Kurdish YPG positions in Tel Rifaat for third consecutive day: Anadolu

E-Kurd - 2019-01-26 13:32
ISTANBUL,— Turkish forces shelled Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions in Syrian Kurdistan, the northern Syrian region, of Tel Rifaat for a third consecutive day, Turkish state media reported on Friday. Tel Rifaat is located some 20 km east of the Kurdis ...

Exclusive: Syrian Kurdish YPG Expects Negotiations With Damascus Soon | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Algemeiner - 2019-01-25 21:09

Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Syrian government soon

E-Kurd - 2019-01-25 12:34
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia believes talks with the government over the future of Syrian Kurdistan, the northeast Kurdish region of Syrian, will begin in days after a “positive” reaction from Damascus. Any deal ...

Exclusive: Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-01-25 09:25

Reuters: Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon | KyivPost

Kyivpost - 2019-01-25 07:56

Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon

Jerusalem Post - 2019-01-25 06:06
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Exclusive: Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon | Kitco News

Kitco - 2019-01-25 00:37

Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon

Gulan Media - 2019-01-24 22:54

Exclusive: Syrian Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Damascus soon | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-24 18:48

Turkey Against Syrian Army Control over Manbij

BAS News - 2019-01-18 18:13
ERBIL — Turkey said on Friday that it would not accept the presence of Syrian regime in the Kurdish city of Manbij in northern Syria. "In no case can we facilitate the provocations by the Syrian regime in Manbij, as well as attempts by members of the YPG ...

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 14:02
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in its region across north and east Syria. The U.S.-backed SDF, led by the Kurdish YPG militia, said such ...

SDF Willing to Help Create Safe Zone in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-16 19:16
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has shown readiness to help establish a safe zone, across the north and east Syria, recently suggested by US President Donald Trump. The SDF, led by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG Militia to Pull Military Advisers Out of Manbij

Voanews - 2019-01-15 14:11

Trump told Recep Tayyip Erdogan US will no longer provide arms to Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, says Turkish foreign minister | The Independent

Independent - 2019-01-15 14:06

Turkey-Kurdish conflict: British YPG volunteers head to front line as thousands flee Syrian war | The Independent

Independent - 2019-01-14 13:50

Turkey says US support for Syrian Kurdish YPG a “big mistake” | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-14 08:24

Turkey Says U.S. Support for Syrian Kurdish YPG a "big Mistake" | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2019-01-12 00:34

Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates: Anadolu

Yahoo - 2019-01-11 06:24

Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates - Anadolu - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-01-09 23:26

Syrian Kurdish YPG to pull Manbij military advisers | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-01-09 18:40

Can the US and Turkey find common ground over Syrian Kurds?

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-09 00:41
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he won't 'compromise' over Kurdish YPG fighters in northern Syria. ...

Turkey says US support for Syrian Kurdish YPG a ‘big mistake’ – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-08 17:31

IS Kills Five, Wounds Several in Syria's Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-01-07 23:47
ERBIL - A suicide bomb attack by Islamic State (IS) killed on Monday a Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighter and four civilians, while leaving several others wounded in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa. According to a statement by the S ...

Two British Troops "Seriously" Injured by IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-05 23:48
ERBIL - A couple of British special forces have been seriously injured in an Islamic State (IS) missile attack in the eastern parts of Syria. A source from the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said in a statement on Saturday evening that th ...

Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates: Anadolu | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-05 15:36

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