U.S. forces on Wednesday clashed with civilians near Qamishli in northeast Syria near the Turkish border following a confrontation over an American convoy patrol. The confrontation occurred at a pro-Syrian government National Defense Forces militia checkpoint in Khirbat Amo, Dirbat, east of Qamishli airport on the southern outskirts of the city, the Rojava Information Center…

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a human rights monitoring organization, reports a new confrontation between the US and Russian military in northeast Syria. According to the SOHR, on February 4, near the village of Karki Laki, east of the Syrian city of Qamishli (near the Turkish border), the U.S. military intercepted Russian army…

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SODR) reports that in northeastern Syria, US troops blocked the route of a Russian convoy travelling from Tall Tamra to Hasakeh. The parties then began to threaten each other with their weapons, but pro-Turkish militants from the Syrian Democratic Forces intervened and managed to prevent the confrontation. Another clash…

As many as three bombs exploded in the northeast Syrian border town of Qamishli on Monday, November 11, killing at least six people and rocking the border town that is largely under control of the U.S.-led Coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, which involved at least two…

Syrian army units entered the town of Amouda, in the northeastern province of Al Hasakah, from Derbasiyah. Syrian state television reported that border guards had extended their deployment along the Syrian-Turkish border from Qamishli in the west. Syrian army units arrived Sunday at the Syrian-Turkish border in the northeastern region of Ras al-Ain after entering…

The Islamic state group said on Thursday that it had “released” women detained in northern Syria by Kurdish forces facing an offensive from its Turkish neighbour. A “caliphate soldiers” unit attacked a Kurdish forces headquarters near the town of Raqqa on Wednesday, “releasing a number of Muslim women abducted” by Kurdish fighters, according to a…

The Syrian army entered the town of Ain Issa, in the northern part of Raqqa province, which was previously controlled by the Arab-Kurdish forces of the Syrian Democratic Forces, according to a military source on the ground. “The Syrian army has entered the town of Ain Issa, in Raqqa province, where the families of ISIS…

Five captured members of the Islamic State group escaped from a prison in northeastern Syria after the area was hit with a Turkish shell, said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday. The militants escaped from the Navkur jail, located in the town of Qamishli, where they had been held by the pro-Kurdish SDF. “Five…

Five civilians were killed Friday when an explosives-laden vehicle detonated in a busy neighborhood of Qamishli, one of the main Kurdish towns in northeastern Syria, officials said. The attack, which wounded nine others, came as Kurdish forces pushed to hold off a massive cross-border assault by Turkey and its proxies. “A car bomb targeted a…

The Turkish operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria has begun, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a “terror corridor” along the southern Turkish border. “The Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Syrian National Army (rebel groups backed by Ankara), just launched OperationPeaceSpring,” Erdogan wrote on Twitter…