Database: August sleeper-cell attacks and raids

The Rojava Information Center has recorded 95 sleeper cell attacks in the month of August, incuding attacks carried out by ISIS and Ahrar al-Shaab- resulting in 35 recorded deaths. Key Facts: August saw a 15% increase in overall attacks…

Turkey Cannot be Trusted in Syria - Secure Freedom, US

Original article by Anu Adewole. On Monday, the U.S. and Turkey began joint military patrols along the Syria-Turkish border in what the U.S. has called a “security mechanism.” Kurdish forces including the People’s Protectoin Unit…

ISIS allegedly spreads ‘death list’ for civilians working with US-backed forces - k24, Iraqi Kurdistan

Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg. Although the Islamic State no longer controls territory, it still has thousands of fighters in Iraq and Syria.(Photo: AFP/Getty/Ahmad Al-Rubaye) ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The so-called Islamic…

Mystery attacks in north-east Syria reflect challenge to SDF control

Months after the Syrian Democratic Forces recaptured the last remnants of ISIS territory in Syria, the US-backed force continues to be hit by attacks. While ISIS sleeper-cells were behind many, the perpetrators of others remain unknown.

FG Repatriates Orphans of Nigerian ISIS Fighters from Syria - This Day, Nigeria

Original article by Kingsley Nwezeh Three orphans born to Nigerian Islamic State fighters were handed over to Nigerian officials in northeast Syria on Friday, the first repatriation of children of Africans who travelled to join ISIS. This…

Mystery attacks in north-east Syria reflect challenge to SDF control - The National, UAE

Original article by Adam Lucente Syrian Democratic Forces fighters stand on a roof next to their flag in the village of Baghouz in Deir Ezzor province on March 24, 2019, a day they decalred victory over ISIS. AFP Kurd-dominated force…

Nigeria repatriates 3 orphan children of ISIS adherents in northeast Syria, The Defense Post, US

Original article by Robert Postings Fehr Gayatal from the External Relations Office of the Autonomous Administration of North East Syria and Musa Habib Marika, a representative of the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a press conference…

The emptiness of Turkey's complaints against Syrian Kurds - Washington Examiner, US

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Original article by Michael Rubin James Jeffrey, a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey, continues to seek to appease Turkish saber-rattling and appears ready to facilitate Turkish entrance into Kurdish-administered northeastern Syria. This…

Erdogan Wants a ‘Buffer Zone’ Along the Syria Border – but It’s Turkish Forces Killing Civilians - Novara Media, UK

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Original article by Robin Fleming (William John Gauthier | https://novara.media/2lRi0kF) Fouad Abdo is a farmer from the village of Batirzani, near the border wall that divides Rojava from Turkish-occupied Kurdish regions to the north.…

The incredible story of the Romanian girl, captive of ISIS, now in the custody of the Kurds - Libertatea, Romania

Original article by Mircea Barbu De două luni și jumătate, Natalia Chiorean, mama lui Tasneem, fetiță de 11 ani și cetățean român, se roagă de Guvernul de la București să-i scoată copilul din nordul sângeros și fanatizat…