SDF and Coalition conduct 347 anti-ISIS raids and 476 arrests in 2019, 75% decrease since Turkish invasion

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YPG and Asayish special forces captured hundreds of sleeper cell members, in addition to thousands of ISIS members captured on the battlefield or in surrender ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported killed in a US raid near the Turkish…

ISIS families escape Ain Issa camp in northeast Syria after Turkish bombardment

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The defense post Original article by Joanne Stocker, October 13, 2019 Hundreds of family members of Islamic State adherents held inside a camp in Ain Issa, northern Syria, have escaped following Turkish bombardment nearby, according…

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day

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Original article by Michael Safi in Amman and Julian Borger in Washington Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on Ankara Syrian-Arab and Kurdish civilians arrive in Hassakah city after fleeing…

Turkey begins offensive on Kurdish-held Syrian territory

Original article by MEE and agencies, 9 October 2019 Assault on northeastern region begins despite Trump's insistence that Washington has not abandoned the Kurds Smoke billows following Turkish bombardment in the northeastern town of…

Head of Syrian town says Berlin partnership focused on ecology - K24, Iraqi Kurdistan

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Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg, Kurdistan 24. A partnership was signed this summer between Berlin’s Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and the mixed Kurdish-Christian town of Derik in the northeast of Syria (Photo: social media) Rojîn…

US concerned Turkish offensive could derail mission in Syria - Rûdaw, Iraqi Kurdistan

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Original article by Rudaw staff. The US military is greatly concerned that its forces in Syria could be caught up in clashes between Turkey and predominately-Kurdish forces partnered with the US-led international anti-ISIS coaliton, a major…

Bomb explodes outside church in Qamishli Christian neighborhood - The Defense Post, US

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Original article by Joanne Stocker, The Defense Post. A car bomb that blew up outside a church in a Christian area of the city of Qamishli in northeast Syria injured nearly a dozen people, security services in northeast Syria said. Islamic…

The Spanish Government hasn't asked for the repatriation of the women and jihadists in Syria - Público, Spain

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Original article by Ferran Barber, Publico. Trucks extracting Baghouz jihadists and their families from the last battle against the Caliphate.RIC - Dani Ellis / Archive Jordania podría servir de puente, si Madrid no desea establecer…

ISIS is burning Kurdistan, Turkish and Syrian soldiers are shooting at firefighters and Spanish volunteers extinguish fires - El Publico, Spain

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Original article by Ferran Barber, El Publico. Los voluntarios de la milicia yazidí de las YBS han colaborado en la extinción de fuegos en la región yazidí de Irak, en Sinyar. Foto cedida por las YBS. "Con mis propios ojos…

Syria: Civilians injured in car bomb blast near Qamishli Asayish - The Defense Post, US

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Original article by Robert Postings, The Defense Post. Aftermath of an explosion near Asayish headquarters in Qamishli, Syria on June 17, 2019. Image: Rojava Information Centre A vehicle bomb exploded in the city of Qamishli in Al-Hasakah…