29 November 2022
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    Commander says Kobani likely target of threatened Turkish ground offensiveWednesday 23 November 2022

    Commander says Kobani likely target of threatened Turkish ground offensive

    In his first interview with international media following Tuesday's drone strike on his main headquarters in northeast Syria, Mazlum Kobane (also known as Mazloum Abdi), the commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said that the most likely target of a potential Turkish ground offensive against the Kurdish-controlled areas would be his native city of Kobani.

    Turkey points to Kurdish militants for deadly Istanbul bombing / Nazlan ErtanMonday 14 November 2022

    Turkey points to Kurdish militants for deadly Istanbul bombing / Nazlan Ertan

    Turkish security forces have arrested a Syrian woman they say confessed to carrying out the attack under instructions from Kobani, but both the Kurdistan Workers Party and Syrian Kurdish forces deny any involvement.