‘The water will not last more than a month’: Northeast Syria faces critical water shortage

The Kurdish Red Crescent providing medical services to IDPs in Hasakah City, 27/10/2019 (KRC) Original article by Will Christou, Syria Direct, November 10, 2019 AMMAN— Northeast Syria is facing an acute water shortage as a result of…

Kurdish medics injured in apparent attack on ambulance in Syria

Vehicle hit by shrapnel while on its way to rescue wounded from Turkish airstrike An ambulance operated by Cadus and the Turkish Red Crescent in Syria. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Original article by Michael Safi, The Guardian,…

Un mes después de la ofensiva turca, la violencia sigue y los sirios no tienen hogar

EFE/EPA/TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTRY PRESS OFFICE HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES Original article by EFE, November 9th, 2019 Un mes después de que Turquía lanzase una ofensiva en el norte de Siria para controlar una franja…

Syria: Death of Kurd in protest against Turkish 'invaders' is 'significant moment'

In towns across a predominantly Kurdish part of Syria, the people have fled as the Turkish army has moved in. Kurdish villages threw rocks at a Turkish and Russian military convoy in Sermisaxa Jor Original article by Mark Stone, Sky News,…

„Leopard-2“-Panzer an der Seite von Milizen in Syrien im Einsatz

Die Türkei setzt bei ihrer Offensive schweres Gerät gegen kurdische Einheiten ein. Darunter sind Panzer, die aus Deutschland geliefert wurden. Die Türkei hat offenbar eine syrische Rebellengruppe mit Ausrüstung und schwerem Gerät versorgt.(Foto: AFP) Original…

For Kurds on the Syrian Front Line There’s No Ceasefire

In the past month, thanks to Trump’s infamous phone call, everything changed in northeast Syria, including alliances, but the fighting goes on. Delil Souleiman/Getty Original article by Benedetta Argentieri and Khabat Abbas, November…

Middle East Elderly Kurdish civilian dies after assault by Turkish-backed group in Syria’s Afrin

73-year-old Suleyman Hamko died on Tuesday after being assaulted by members of a Turkish-backed militia outside Afrin. (Photo: Social Media) Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg, Kurdistan 24, November 8th, 2019 ERBIL (Kurdistan…

Nearly half million people in northeast Syria face water crisis: ICRC

Residents queue for water next to a tank at al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria, on July 23, 2019. Photo: Delil Souleiman/AFP Original article by Rudaw, November 8th, 2019 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Nearly half a million people in northern…

The Plight of Ancient Christians in Northeast Syria

(Burak Kara/Getty Images) Original article by Sanharab Barsoum, Faithwire, November 7, 2019 The views expressed in this commentary piece are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Faithwire. Outside of Tel Temir…

Turkey's 2018 invasion of Afrin created a human rights catastrophe, research concludes

The Turkish Army in the centre of Afrin in 2018 Original article by Steve Sweeney, November 7, 2019 TURKEY’S illegal invasion and occupation of Afrin, northern Syria, last year has created a human rights catastrophe that needs to be…