• Putin says new Syria constitution should guarantee rights of all groups

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said any new constitution that is drawn up for Syria should guarantee the rights of all ethnic and religious groups. Putin was speaking in an interview with Arab broadcasters, including Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV, on his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade.

  • Turkey-backed rebels kill Syrian party leaderTurkey-backed rebels kill Syrian party leader

    The Secretary General of the Future Syria Party Hevrin Khalaf was killed on Saturday morning, October 12, after several gunmen backed by Turkey shot her and her driver on the main highway between Qamishli and Manbij.

    09:20 AM
  • SDF says Turkey invasion has revived ISSDF says Turkey invasion has revived IS

    The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that helped fight the jihadist group to close off air space to Turkish war planes.

    09:15 AM
  • Turkey denies US offer of mediation with KurdsTurkey denies US offer of mediation with Kurds

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu dismissed on Saturday an offer by US President Donald Trump to mediate between Ankara and Kurdish YPG forces to halt Turkey’s incursion in Syria, according to the transcript of an interview with German broadcaster Deutsche Welle.

    08:55 AM
  • Official says KDPS is against Turkey incursion into Syria KurdistanOfficial says KDPS is against Turkey incursion into Syria Kurdistan

    A leading member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDPS) says the party is against Turkey intervention into Syria Kurdish region and asked for UN action for protecting the Kurds in the region.

    08:50 AM
  • U.S. military says not abandoning KurdsU.S. military says not abandoning Kurds

    The Pentagon strongly denied on Friday accusations that it had abandoned its Syrian Kurdish allies to a Turkish military onslaught, which it said was destabilizing the region and doing “dramatic harm” to U.S.-Turkey relations.

    11:01 PM
  • 100,000 have been displaced in Syria Kurdistan since Turkey incursion100,000 have been displaced in Syria Kurdistan since Turkey incursion

    <p style="text-align: left;">Some 100,000 people have left their homes in Kurdistan region of Syria with a growing number sheltering in shelters and schools following this week&rsquo;s Turkish military incursion in the region, the United Nations said on Friday, October 11.</p>

    10:53 PM
  • US threatens Turkey with sever sanctionsUS threatens Turkey with sever sanctions

    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday, October 11, that President Donald Trump had authorized US officials to draft “very significant” new sanctions to target Turkey after it launched an offensive in northeast Syria, adding that banks were being notified.

    10:39 PM
  • Turkey seeking to implement Afrin model in Eatern Euphrates: analystTurkey seeking to implement Afrin model in Eatern Euphrates: analyst

    Anthony Avice Du Buisson, a political analyst, warned the senario in Afrin could be repeated in the other Kurdish cities in the noryh of Syria and a large number of people could be displaced and seek shelter in Kurdistan Region in the norh of Iraq.

    12:39 PM
  • SDF calls for “no-fly zone” in Syria Kurdistan SDF calls for “no-fly zone” in Syria Kurdistan 

    The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Wednesday called upon the international community and the Global Coalition which aims to defeat the Islamic State (IS) to establish a no-fly zone to protect Syria from "an imminent humanitarian crisis" in light of the Turkish military operation which is expected to be launched shortly.

    11:48 PM
  • Riyadh condemns Turkey intervention into northern SyriaRiyadh condemns Turkey intervention into northern Syria

    Saudi Arabia quickly condemned Turkish "aggression" in northeast Syria, calling the military operation a violation of the sovereignty and territorial unity of Syria, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported, citing a source in the kingdom's foreign ministry.

    11:38 PM
  • Turkey shells Kurdish-led SDF in Sere Kaniye

    The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday night, October 8, that Turkey had shelled one of its outposts near the Syrian border with Turkey, but that it was not responding to the incident.

    11:34 AM
  • Spokesman says Trump consulted with Pentagon over northeast Syria pullout

    US President Donald Trump consulted with Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley “over the last several days” about a possible Turkish strike in Syria, a spokesman for the US Defense Department said on Tuesday, October 8.

    08:27 AM
  • Turkish forces to start Syria offensive shortly: official

    Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border “shortly,” President Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director said early on Wednesday, October 9, as a surprise withdrawal of US troops made way for the Turkish incursion.

    08:18 AM
  • Kurds in Syria to negotiate with Damascus as Turkish operation loomsKurds in Syria to negotiate with Damascus as Turkish operation looms

    Kurds in northeast Syria are ready to work on an agreement with Damascus in order to protect themselves as the Turkish operation in the area is looming and the United States has abandoned its support, a top official of the de-facto autonomous administration of North and East Syria (AANES) stated.

    09:30 PM
  • Syria rejects Turkish military offensive in north regionSyria rejects Turkish military offensive in north region

    Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said Tuesday that the Syrian government will defend all Syrian areas and will not accept any form of occupation by foreign forces.

    08:49 PM
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