Recent News Headlines : Syrian Kurdish Groups

KURDS SEE CHANCE TO ADVANCE THEIR CAUSE IN RUINS OF ISLAMIC STATE


Across the border in Raqqa, with five of its neighbourhoods under their control, Kurdish forces are contemplating what comes next for them and their cause... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 1529

IN FIRST, U.S. FIGHTER JET SHOOTS DOWN REGIME WARPLANE IN SYRIA


The coalition's mission is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon said, using an abbreviation for the Islamic State group... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 1

RUSSIA SAYS IT WILL START TRACKING U.S. PLANES AFTER DOWNING OF SYRIAN JET


Sunday's action was the first time an U.S. plane shot down a Syrian aircraft... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 2110

PENTAGON: US SHOOTS DOWN SYRIAN AIRCRAFT FOR FIRST TIME


The U.S. had not shot down a Syrian regime aircraft before Sunday's confrontation, said Navy Capt... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 10

REVENGE FOR SINJAR: SYRIAN KURDS FREE ISLAMIC STATE SLAVES


They have dubbed the operation revenge for the women of Sinjar, the homeland of Iraq's ancient Yazidi minority which Islamic State overran in the summer of 2014... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 1012

IRAQI GOVERNMENT REJECTS KURDISH MOVE FOR INDEPENDENCE


The disputed areas include swaths of northern territory that are claimed by both Kurdish Iraq and Baghdad, including the key oil-rich province of Kirkuk... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 1763

TURKISH OFFICIAL SAYS U.S. ARMING OF KURDS IN SYRIA IS 'UNACCEPTABLE'


Hurriyet newspaper quoted Canikli as saying Wednesday The United States is providing every kind of aid to the PKK through Syrian Kurdish forces ... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 93

SYRIAN REBELS FIGHT EACH OTHER IN BESIEGED DAMASCUS ENCLAVE


During the fighting, Syrian government and allied forces attacked the rebel-held district of Qaboun northwest of Eastern Ghouta by land and air... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 28

AIR STRIKES KILL CIVILIANS FLEEING SYRIA'S RAQQA


Elsewhere in Syria, government air strikes have hit the town of al-Houla in Homs province, and killed at least six civilians, the Observatory reported... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 1400

SYRIA WAR: EVACUATION BEGINS IN BESIEGED TOWNS


The Syrian government and rebel groups have begun an operation to move people away from four besieged towns, activists say... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 250

1,700 HOMELESS AFTER BLAZE GUTS FRANCE MIGRANT CAMP AMID FIGHT BETWEEN KURDS, AFGHANS


A fire has destroyed most of a migrant camp in northern France after fighting between rival groups injured five people, leaving officials scrambling on Tue... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 0

EVACUATION OF HOMS' AL WAER ENCLAVE RESUMES


But the opposition describes them as a tactic of forcibly displacing people who oppose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after years of bombardment and siege... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 1501

KEEP SYRIA PROCESS ON TRACK, CHINA SAYS


The US missile strike nearly destroyed the Shayrat Air Base in Homs, killing six Syrian soldiers and destroying nine Syrian war planes... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 0

KEEP SYRIA PROCESS ON TRACK, CHINA SAYS


The US missile strike nearly destroyed the Shayrat Air Base in Homs, killing six Syrian soldiers and destroying nine Syrian war planes... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 4

RATTLED BY U.S. STRIKES, ASSAD LASHES OUT AT 'ARROGANT AGGRESSION'


BEIRUT -- Just a few days ago, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad looked like he had little to fear... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 167

4 SOLDIERS KILLED IN US MISSILE STRIKE ON SYRIAN AIRBASE


Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem denied at a press conference Thursday that the Syrian army fired toxic gas on Khan Sheikhoun town in Idlib province... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2

SECURITY COUNCIL DIPLOMATS CLASH OVER SOURCE OF SYRIAN GAS ATTACK


Israeli military intelligence officers also believe Syrian government forces were behind the attack, Israeli defense officials told The Associated Press... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 4

'LEFT-OF-LAUNCH' ATTACKS MAY BE BRINGING NORTH KOREAN MISSILES DOWN


Community leaders, police and local Kurdish people gathered at the scene in Shrublands Avenue on Wednesday... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 958

US TO BALKANIZE SYRIA UNDER KURDISH PRETEXT


The latest group to gain the full support of the US on the ground in Syria is the Syrian Kurdish YPG forces People's Protection Units ... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 919

1. WHAT'S BEHIND THE TENSIONS IN KIRKUK?


In return, the KRG takes a cut of the revenue and gets to export its own share of crude from Kirkuk... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 364

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YAZIDIS WHO SUFFERED GENOCIDE ARE FLEEING AGAIN, BUT THIS TIME NOT FROM THE ISLAMIC STATE


Yazidis who suffered genocide are fleeing again, but this time not from the Islamic State... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 7900

KURDISH WOMEN FIGHTERS BATTLE ISLAMIC STATE WITH MACHINEGUNS AND SONGS


On Thursday afternoon, women fighters were lined up on a dirt berm, their weapons pointed at the frontline with Islamic State about 700 meters away... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 7236

ISIL 'DRIVEN OUT' FROM TURKEY-SYRIA BORDER


After crossing the border on August 24, Turkish-backed Syrian rebels captured the border town of Jarablus from ISIL in 14 hours... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 5420

DENNIS SKINNER WARNS AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA'S 'CRAZY WAR'


The veteran Labour left-winger accused Britain's allies Turkey of aiding Isis by shooting down Russian jets, bombing Kurdish forces, and buying oil from the militant group... READ MORE

26th November, 2015 4781

ANIMAL THERAPY COMFORTS TRAUMATISED IRAQI CHILDREN


Animals can help the children psychologically various research has shown this, and it is certainly applicable to children affected by the wars in Iraq and Syria... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 3429

ISRAELI WARPLANES LAUNCH 2 ROCKETS ACROSS SYRIAN BORDER THAT STRIKE NEAR DAMASCUS


Israeli warplanes launch 2 rockets across Syrian border that strike near Damascus -- RT News... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 2269

RUSSIA TO SEND AIRCRAFT CARRIER TO SYRIA


Came in the wake of surging violence, including the deadly bombing of a Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy on Monday night... READ MORE

21st September, 2016 1986

'CREW HELD' IN SYRIA HELICOPTER CRASH


In February, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that his forces used barrel bombs... READ MORE

22nd March, 2015 1689

IRAQI WOMAN BATTLES ISIL, ONE STITCH AT A TIME


Former journalist starts business to meet rising demand for military uniforms for Kurdish soldiers in northern Iraq... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 1471

A SYRIAN AND HIS AMERICAN WIFE ARE STUCK IN IRAQ BECAUSE OF TRUMP'S BAN


IRBIL, Iraq -- Wael Resol, 30, is an interpreter for journalists in this Kurdish area of northern Iraq... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 1219

MACER GIFFORD WE COULD DEFEAT ISLAMIC STATE WITHIN A YEAR I KNOW BECAUSE I FOUGHT THEM


I was under no illusion that my presence on the frontline was going to win the war against Isil... READ MORE

18th September, 2015 1057

A BABY NAMED TRUMP AND ADMIRATION FOR A NEW U.S. PRESIDENT IN NORTHERN IRAQ


What I like most and admire about Donald Trump is that he's a confident man and a successful businessman... READ MORE

21st January, 2017 999

SUSPECTED ALEPPO CHLORINE ATTACK CHOKES DOZENS, RESCUE WORKERS, MONITORS SAY


The Syrian government has denied previous accusations it used chemical weapons during the five-year-old civil war... READ MORE

6th September, 2016 954

IRAQI KURDS IN OFFENSIVE TO RETAKE ISIL-HELD TOWN


Kurdish Iraqi fighters, backed by the U.S.-led air campaign, launched an assault Thursday aiming to retake the strategic town of Sinjar... READ MORE

12th November, 2015 873

ISIS DUMPING DEAD BODIES ON SYRIAN STREETS CAUSES DEADLY 'FLESH-EATING' DISEASE TO SPREAD


A Syrian Kurdish fighter reportedly told other news agencies We did not have knowledge about this deadly disease before... READ MORE

4th December, 2015 802

GOVERNMENT FORCES TARGET REBELS IN SYRIAN CITIES


The Syrian government has launched attacks on rebel-held areas around several cities, including Homs and Damascus suburb, according to opposition activists and a monitor... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 778

SWEDISH SCHOOL WORKER KILLED TRYING TO PROTECT STUDENTS IN RACIAL ATTACK HAILED AS HERO


At least three buildings being used to house refugees have been damaged in arson attacks recently... READ MORE

24th October, 2015 734

THEY FREED A SYRIAN TOWN FROM ISIS. NOW THEY HAVE TO GOVERN IT.


A cage in which Islamic State militants temporarily held people caught smoking while the militants held control of Tal Abyad, in Raqqa province... READ MORE

31st October, 2015 667

CAR BOMB KILLS AT LEAST 20 NEAR REBEL-CONTROLLED SYRIA-TURKEY BORDER CROSSING


The Syrian government condemned the operation as a breach of sovereignty and an outright invasion, while Ankara insisted that Syrian territorial integrity remains essential for Turkey... READ MORE

14th October, 2016 635

AMERICAN FIGHTING ISIS IN SYRIA KILLED IN COMBAT


Levi Shirley, American Fighting ISIS in Syria, Killed in Combat Family... READ MORE

23rd July, 2016 613

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. DELIVERS AMMUNITION TO SYRIAN ARAB FIGHTERS BATTLING ISLAMIC STATE


The United States has also announced it would send dozens of U.S... READ MORE

16th November, 2015 545

SPECIAL OPERATIONS STRIKE FORCE HEADING TO IRAQ


WASHINGTON The Pentagon will send a special operations intelligence and strike force to Iraq to support the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria... READ MORE

1st December, 2015 538

MONITOR: 60,000 DEAD IN SYRIA GOVERNMENT JAILS


The numbers were obtained from Syrian government sources, the United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday... READ MORE

22nd May, 2016 530

COALITION AIR STRIKES AGAINST ISIS AID BASHAR AL-ASSAD, SYRIAN REBELS CLAIM


Coalition air strikes against isis aid bashar al-assad syrian rebels claim... READ MORE

10th October, 2014 527

ISIS ATTACKS AREAS HELD BY SYRIAN ARMY AND KURDISH MILITIA


In a separate offensive, rebel groups attacked Syrian government-held areas of Deraa city in the south, the observatory said... READ MORE

25th June, 2015 491

ARMY DECLARES OFFENSIVE IN EASTERN ALEPPO


The Syrian government announces a fresh offensive against rebel-held eastern Aleppo following the collapse of a week-long ceasefire... READ MORE

23rd September, 2016 466

COORDINATED EUROPEAN RAIDS TARGET RING SUPPORTING TERRORIST GROUPS


All of the suspects are likely to face charges in Italy of conspiracy to commit international terrorism... READ MORE

13th November, 2015 461

BRITISH MAN KILLED FIGHTING ISIS IN SYRIA


A British man has been killed fighting Islamic State in Syria, his father and Kurdish forces in the region have said... READ MORE

3rd August, 2016 429

THE BRITISH DAIRY FARMER WHO FELL IN BATTLE AGAINST ISIS


A recording of an interview in Syria with 22-year-old Dean Carl Evans, from Reading, has been found after he died in battle last month... READ MORE

14th August, 2016 394

KURDISH FORCES, BACKED BY U.S. AIRSTRIKES, LAUNCH OFFENSIVE IN IRAQ


The sudden fall of Sinjar to Islamic State militants in August 2014 devastated the Yazidi community... READ MORE

13th November, 2015 364


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