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  • War in Syria to end once terrorism defeated, not after constitution adopted: AssadWar in Syria to end once terrorism defeated, not after constitution adopted: Assad

    The war in Syria will end after the victory over terrorism rather than after the adoption of a new constitution for the country.

    01:52 PM
  • Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring effectively divides Syria into five sectors / Metin Gurcan Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring effectively divides Syria into five sectors / Metin Gurcan 

    Following Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring, northeastern Syria has been effectively divided into five sectors from the Euphrates east to the Iraqi border. All of these sectors are controlled by actors mostly hostile to each other due to their diverging interests.

    12:24 PM
  • Turkish forces begin to establish base in northern SyriaTurkish forces begin to establish base in northern Syria

    Turkish army troops have begun setting up a military base in Syria’s northeastern province of Hasaka, weeks after they launched a cross-border incursion, backed by allied militants, against members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).

    12:07 PM
  • US steals Syrian oil: Bashar al-AssadUS steals Syrian oil: Bashar al-Assad

    Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with Russian state TV, has accused the US of stealing Syrian oil and being a country with a political system based on a gang of criminals, according to Interfax. Meanwhile, about 120 US military vehicles left a base on Thursday in northeastern Syria near the Euphrates River and transferred their men and vehicles eastward, towards the border with Iraq and Turkey.

    11:58 AM
  • Turkey attacked Christian town in Syria: SDF commanderTurkey attacked Christian town in Syria: SDF commander

    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Commander Mazloum Kobane said while US President Donald Trump was meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, November 13, Turkish army attacked the Christian town of Tel Tamir in northeastern Syria.

    11:23 AM
  • Russia launches new air base in northern SyriaRussia launches new air base in northern Syria

    The Russian military has announced a new combat helicopter and air defense base in a formerly U.S.-controlled northern Syrian stronghold, the state-run TASS news agency reported Thursday.

    12:32 PM
  • Trump, Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts in Washington meetingTrump, Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts in Washington meeting

    US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, November 13, pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful.”

    12:23 PM
  • Erdogan blames US, Russia for not honoring Syria agreementsErdogan blames US, Russia for not honoring Syria agreements

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the US and Russia for failing to fulfill their parts of agreements struck last month on the withdrawal of Washington’s allied Kurdish militants from Syria’s northern border regions, saying he would raise the issue with his American and Russian counterparts.

    02:51 PM
  • U.S. sending armoured vehicles to Syrian basesU.S. sending armoured vehicles to Syrian bases

    The United States is sending armoured vehicles to bolster its forces’ firepower in bases in Syria, CBC News reported on Monday.

    02:42 PM
  • Nechirvan Barzani urges reform in Peshmerga MinistryNechirvan Barzani urges reform in Peshmerga Ministry

    The President of Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani called for organizing the work of the Ministry of Peshmerga and the establishment of a non-partisan organized force, Shafaq News reported.

    02:37 PM
  • Erdogan-Trump meeting to repair US-Turkey tiesErdogan-Trump meeting to repair US-Turkey ties

    At the 2012 opening of Trump Towers in Istanbul, real estate mogul Donald Trump sang the praises of Tayyip Erdogan, telling a mostly Turkish audience that their leader, prime minister at the time, was “highly respected” around the world.

    12:14 PM
  • Ilham Ahmed: Britain unwilling to offend AnkaraIlham Ahmed: Britain unwilling to offend Ankara

    The leader of the Syrian Kurd civilian government has accused Britain of being almost invisible in its condemnation of the Turkish invasion in Syria, saying the UK appeared unwilling to offend Ankara because it feared isolation after leaving the European Union.

    11:43 PM
  • Some 600 US forces will remain in Syria: officialSome 600 US forces will remain in Syria: official

    Up to 600 US military staff will remain in Syria, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley told broadcaster ABC.

    09:53 PM
  • The bigger story in northern Syria is only beginning, analyst saysThe bigger story in northern Syria is only beginning, analyst says

    The bigger story for the future of Syria is only set to begin following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria and the subsequent military incursion into the Kurdish-held Syrian territory by Turkey, the Atlantic wrote on Friday.

    11:13 PM
  • Erdogan will regret his policy in Syria, expert tells KurdpressErdogan will regret his policy in Syria, expert tells Kurdpress

    A political expert and university professor believes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in trouble inside the country and has conducted the operation into Syria in order to regain his popularity but he would finally regret the decision.

    10:33 PM
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