Seven American soldiers were reportedly wounded in the last few hours in Baghuz, eastern Syria, during the latest ongoing offensive against the last stronghold of the Islamic state. This is stated by the online portal “Syrian news activists”, linked to the Syrian opposition. According to the site, the jihadists reportedly hit a US military position…

A convoy of American forces and their Arab and Kurdish allies was targeted Monday, January 21, 2019 by a suicide bomber driving a car bomb in northeastern Syria, killing five people and injuring two, an NGO reported. Five fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Arab-Kurdish alliance supported by Washington, were killed, while two…

A powerful blast hit Manbij, the northern Syrian city recently threatened by Turkey over the Kurdish control. Among the dead were at least four American soldiers, “nine civilians, as well as five fighters from an Arab-Kurdish alliance accompanying the American patrol. Three other American soldiers were wounded. The explosion occurred near the Manbij market while…

The U.S. military has begun to withdraw equipment from Syria, confirmed Thursday a Ministry of Defense official, while the timetable for the return of some 2,000 soldiers deployed in Syria promised by Donald Trump remains unclear. “I can confirm the movement of equipment from Syria. For security reasons, I will not give more details at…

Turkish-backed armed factions in northern Syria have consolidated their positions around Manbij, but calm prevails in the region as Ankara threatens to launch an offensive against Kurdish forces, it was reported on Wednesday from consistent sources. Turkey returned to the charge in mid-December with a new offensive against Syria’s main Kurdish militia, the People’s Protection…

U.S. soldiers did not leave Manbij in northeastern Syria, but continue to patrol the streets, eyewitnesses told RIA Novosti, providing the agency with an appropriate video. The sequence filmed on the morning of December 23 shows how a column of four military vehicles carrying American flags travels along Jisr Al-Sarb Street. According to the same…

About four thousand jihadists from the Islamic state are concentrated in the border area between Syria and Iraq while 20,000 Iraqi troops and Shia militiamen are ready to repel a possible jihadist attack, a senior Iraqi military source told al-Ghad Press. Jihadists have recently occupied positions of the “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF) near the town…

Turkey has completed its “preparations” for a new offensive in northern Syria to “destroy” a Kurdish militia supported by Washington, but considered by Ankara to be “terrorist”, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday 30 October 2018. “We will destroy the terrorist structure east of the Euphrates. We have completed our preparations, plans and programmes…