Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in the coming days, the Turkish army will launch a major anti-terrorist operation on the eastern bank of the Euphrates in Syria. The areas where the operation will take place are controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) supported by the United States. They were mainly composed of…

Twelve members of an Arab-Kurdish force supported by the Washington-led anti-Jihadist coalition were killed on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in an attack on the Islamic State (ISIS) in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported. A spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mustefa Bali, confirmed to AFP that there had been…

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…

Turkish attacks in Kurdish-controlled territory in northern Syria have led to a temporary halt in an offensive by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against Islamic State in eastern Syria, the SDF said on Wednesday. The SDF general command said the Turkish attacks had “led to the temporary halt” of the campaign it is waging…

Four Kurdish militiamen were killed by Turkish army rockets targeting the Ain al-Arab region (Kobané in Kurdish) in northern Syria, the Turkish public broadcaster TRT reported on Wednesday 31 October 2018 after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced an offensive against the Kurds in Syria. The rockets were fired from Turkish territory and six people were…

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…

The Turkish army shelled positions in northern Syria on Sunday of a Kurdish militia supported by the United States, but considered as “terrorist” by Ankara, reported the Turkish state news agency Anadolu. In the aftermath of a Turkey-Russia-France-Germany summit on Syria in Istanbul, Turkish artillery pounded positions of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) located on…

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…

The Kurdish troops in Syria are holding two members of the terrorist group Islamic State who are Belgian nationals. One of them was sentenced in our country to fifteen years in prison, write La Libre Belgique and La Dernière Heure today. Both were born in 1990 and come from Vilvoorde. According to the newspapers, these…