The map below provides a general look at the current military situation in Syria. Over the past few days, there were several important developments in the war-torn country. Guerrilla kurde contre les forces rebelles pro-turques et l’armée turque à Afrin The Kurdish People’s Protectino Units (YPG) released a series of statements claiming that YPG cells…

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said troops will stay in Syria until the Syrian people hold elections. “Whenever the Syrian people hold an election, we will leave Syria to its owners after they hold their elections,” Erdogan said at a forum in Istanbul on Thursday. Last month, Syrian regime ally Russia and rebel backer Turkey…

Turkey has speeded up its military precautions in Syria’s Idlib and gave instructions to the Syrian opposition to be on high alert for the additional military deployments as the tensions escalates in the region. As the Assad regime and Russian warplanes viciously attack the last opposition-held stronghold of Syria’s Idlib, Turkey ramped up its military…

Syrian envoy to the UN Bashar Jaafari slammed Turkish actions in the Syrian province of Idlib during a new round of the Astana-format reconciliation talks, which was held in the Russian city of Sochi on July 30-31 2018. Jaafari said that the Erdogan government has failed to meet its obligations regarding the Idlib de-escalation zone…

At least nine people were killed Wednesday 27 June 2018 in Syria in a double attack that hit the town of Afrine (north-west), ex-bastion of the Kurdish community conquered by the Turkish army and Syrian auxiliaries, an NGO reported. Five Syrian civilians and four fighters allied to the Ankara forces died in this double attack…

(Julie Kebbi / OLJ) The news was predictable. The information was confirmed yesterday by the People’s Protection Units (YPG) as the Kurdish forces in Manbij were rumoured to be leaving recently. The militia announced the “withdrawal” of its “military advisers” two years after the taking of the city in the Syrian North from the hands…

He US military has seen the Islamic State group “resurge” in some parts of Syria under government control, a US defense official said Tuesday. Colonel Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the US-led coalition fighting IS in Syria and Iraq, said the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and its ally Russia have not always been…

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling him a “terrorist” after Netanyahu’s remarks targeted Turkey’s ongoing operation in northern Syria. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his remarks targeting Turkey’s ongoing anti-terror operation in Syria’s Afrin region. Erdogan’s remarks came after at…

Turkey on Saturday warned France against increasing its military presence in Syria, saying it would be an “invasion”, as tensions between Paris and Ankara remained high. Temperatures were raised after French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday met a delegation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) made up of Kurdish and Arab fighters. Kurdish officials said…

According to some pro-Turkish sources, the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and the Free Syrian Army (TFSA) started a push to take control of the city of Tell Rifaat, located southeast of the city of Afrin in northern Syria, on March 27. Unconfirmed reports also appeared that the TAF and the FSA had already entered the…