Tag: SDF

Uprooted by war, Kurdish families stuck at Syria-Iraq border crossing

Made homeless when Turkish shells slammed into his house in northern Syria, Kurdish day labourer Suleiman Mohamed and his family spent 10...

Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in the area on Friday,...

U.S.-backed SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe...

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in...

With U.S. departure, Syria’s Manbij braces for upheaval

The city of Manbij has switched control more than most places in Syria's civil war.With U.S. troops set to leave after President Donald Trump's...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

The Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northwest Syria on Friday, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect...

Let down by U.S., Syrian Kurdish leaders look to Russia and...

Alarmed by a U.S. decision to leave Syria, Kurdish leaders who run much of the north are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to...