Tag: YPG

Islamic State relatives flee en masse from Syrian camp – Kurdish-led...

Women affiliated with Islamic State and their children fled en masse from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria...

Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town

Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a...

Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras...

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...

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...

Erdogan says Turkey discussing Halkbank with U.S. after Trump call

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he and President Donald Trump had discussed Turkey's Halkbank, which faces potential U.S. fines after an executive was...

Turkey-U.S. start joint Syria patrols but Turkey strikes at Kurds

Turkish and U.S. troops began joint patrols in northern Syria on Thursday aimed at averting clashes between Turkey and Washington's Kurdish allies, but Turkey...