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-backed forces seize control of Syrian border town as offensive continues

Original Article by Nabih Bulos, Oct. 12, 2019, AMMAN - Jordan Turkish-backed Syrian rebels and Turkish soldiers watch as smoke billows from the border town of Ras al-Ayn, Syria, on Saturday.(Nazeer Al-Khatib / AFP/Getty Images) Turkish-backed…

Islamic State rears its head, adding to chaos as Turkey battles Kurds

Original article by The Sangai Express, October 12, 2019 Ceylanpinar, Oct 12 The Turkish invasion of Kurdish-held territory in northern Syria raised new fears of a resurgence of the Islamic State on Friday, as five militants escaped from…

Turkey Syria offensive: 'The Kurds have no friends but the mountains'

Original article by BBC, 10 October 2019 Activists say tens of thousands of people have fled towns along the Syria-Turkey border "It's like hell. I am afraid for all my family and everyone I know." Sevinaz is from a town near Syria's…

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…

SDF says it killed mastermind of ISIS sleeper cell attacks in north, east Syria - K24, Iraqi Kurdistan

Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg Kurdish anti-terror forces linked to the YPG, which provides the military leadership for the US-backed SDF. (Photo: Archive) ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Counter-terrorism units of the US-backed…

From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city - AP, US

Original article by Sarah El Deeb RAQQA, Syria (AP) — After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to return home. When she finally made it to Raqqa with her daughters and grandchildren, she found…

The ‘Autonomous Administration’ struggles under weight of IS detainees as insurgency evolves - Syria Direct

Original article by Will Christou An internal security patrol escorts women, reportedly wives of Islamic State (IS) group fighters, in al-Hol camp in al-Hasakah province in northeastern Syria 23/07/19(AFP) AMMAN- As it contends with the…

Does the French state have to repatriate the children of jihadists detained in Syria? - RFI, France

Chloé Troadec spoke to Anne Cantener in in RFI. Les conditions de vie dans le camp d'al-Hol, dans le nord-est de la Syrie, sont catastrophiques.AFP C’est une nouvelle étape dans la série de procédures judiciaires lancées par les…

An Herzegovinian citizen escaped from prison in Syria - Radio Slobodna Evropa, Balcans

Original article by Meliha Kešmer Ulaz u zatvor u Hasaki u Siriji. Bijeg bh. državljanina Armina Čurta, koji je trebao biti deportiran u BiH u aprilu, iz zatvora u Siriji ili nespretne izjave bh. zvaničnika? Informacija o bijegu…