Tag archive for ‘Syria’
The UN-security Council? Photo/Rick Bajornas
By nsnbc On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

UN Security Council might vote on amended draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria during Friday’s session

nsnbc : The Un Security Council (UNSC) will vote on Friday on a revised draft resolution proposing a 30-day ceasefire to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations in Syria. The UN-security Council? More...

Pro-Syrian-government fighters entering Afrin with YPG fighters greeting them welcome. Photo courtesy AFP
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Forces loyal to Syrian government raised their flag in Aleppo neighborhoods under PYD – YPG control

nsnbc : Forces loyal to the Syrian government and its allies have raised their flag on Thursday in a pocket of neighborhoods in Aleppo city which have been under control of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection More...

The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region on February 20, 2018. Photo courtesy Rudaw TV
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Iraqi-Kurdish MP’s divided on Damascus-Afrin agreement

nsnbc : Politicians in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) stand divided on the arrival of pro-Syrian-government forces into Afrin in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish region. The patriotic More...

Turkish military helicopter in Afrin, Syria (archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Turkish military helicopter downed in Syria’s Afrin, 11 soldiers killed

nsnbc : Eleven Turkish soldiers lost their lives on Saturday when a helicopter was downed in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish Afrin region in Rojava a.k.a. Syrian Kurdistan. On Monday the Syrian Democratic More...

Israel_Feb 2018_Israeli F-16 downed by Syrian air defense after renewed Israeli air raid in Syria
By nsnbc On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Syria downs Israeli F-16, UN-Chief and Putin called for immediate deescalation

nsnbc : Syrian air defense forces downed an Israeli F-16 and apparently damaged one other jet during Israeli air raids in Syria. The air raid is the third of its kind in recent weeks. Israel claims it launched the More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Clashes between Turkey and SDF in Afrin continue, SDF reports masscre in Shkefteh village

nsnbc : Clashes between Turkish military forces and Turkey-backed insurgents on one hand, and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria’s Afrin continue. The SDF and the People’s More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Israel attacks Syrian military research center

nsnbc : The Syrian Army Air Defense on Wednesday, confronted a new attack by Israeli forces on military positions in Damascus countryside report official Syrian sources. The target of the latest Israeli aggression More...

Smoke rising from Saria village on February 3, 2018. Photo courtesy YPG Press Office.
By nsnbc On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

YPG report suggests Turkey and Islamist allies could be using chemical weapons in Afrin

nsnbc : The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin report that Turkish military forces or forces backed by Turkey  repeatedly have targeted villages as well as YPG and Syrian Democratic Forces More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

PKK leader questions world leaders’ stance on Turkey’s invasion of Afrin

nsnbc : Murat Karayilan, a member of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)’s Executive Council, has condemned Turkey’s offensive in Afrin, Syria, as racially-motivated and part of Turkey’s larger problem with More...

Sipan Hemo, YPG commander in Rojava.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Russia gave Turkey the green light to attack Syrian Kurds: Keno Gabriel

nsnbc : The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday that Russia has betrayed the SDFby allowing Turkey to carry out attacks on the primarily Syrian – Kurdish region of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan or Rojava. More...