Three UN human rights experts called on Iran Thursday to annul a death sentence handed to an Iranian Kurdish prisoner, citing concerns he had been tortured in detention:

Map. History of Kurds conflict

22 May 2018
OliveBranch: 1st border crossing between Turkey and Afrin under preparation near Hamam. Syria.1 month ago
OliveBranch: 1st border crossing between Turkey and Afrin under preparation near Hamam. Syria.
The Turkish army's artillery targets YPG militia sites in Tel Rifat.
@obretix: Geolocated Iraqi Air Force airstrike in Hajin, Syria
Local council was established in the city of Jinderes
At least five civilians were killed and many more were injured after a US-led coalition struck the Syrian town of Hasakah on Wednesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
1 month ago
A Turkish court strips immunity from both HDP members Osman Baydamir and Salma Irmak.
Three UN human rights experts called on Iran Thursday to annul a death sentence handed to an Iranian Kurdish prisoner, citing concerns he had been tortured in detention:
A mass grave containing the bodies of dozens of Syrian soldiers has been found in Raqqa, troops killed by ISIS couple of years ago.
Secretary General of Arab Tribes in Tuz district, Saladin province, Iraq: some entities (unnamed) are cooperating with ISIS. PMU (Hashd) do not perform duties professionally. The atmosphere is not correct for elections. Security bad since Peshmerga left.
Hasakah: At least 11 prisoners were killed in a security prison of ISIS in Abu Hamdha village in southern countryside after being targeted by helicopters of coalition during a landing operation yesterday
Turkish forces in Kani Rash in northern Iraq
Turkish-backed FSA forces inside Syria creation newly military council (Raqqa Military council) to expel YPG From Raqqa province.
ANHA: security forces arrested a group (not yet known), who carried out an assassination of Omar Aloush, with a quantity of money. this group received the funds and instructions from the Turkish intelligence to carry out the assassination of Allosh
Kurdish Forces (YPG) have captured Mohammed Haydar Zammar, a German national of Syrian origin who served as an al Qaeda recruiter for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington. He joined ISIS in his later years.
Images of U.S base in Manbij countryside.
Harakat al-Qiyam militants killed 3 YPG-SDF members near Manbij. The activity of this group is heavily rising.
Though strikes against ISIS continue: on Monday the US-led Coalition conducted 2 strikes against ISIS fighters and equipment near Abu Kamal and Al Shadaddi, Syria. On Tuesday the coalition conducted 3 strikes near Abu Kamal, destroying an ISIS HQ and an ISIS Vehicle Borne IED factory
The Turkish army berms seen from the Manbij Military Council frontline.
Euphrates Shield: Jaish Islam's overall commander Issam Buydani in IDP Camp in W. Jarablus countryside.
OIR Spokesman: Syrian Democratic Forces continue securing captured areas in north and eastern Syria. Containing ISIS in 2 places: near Hajin along Euphrates, and Dashisha near border with Iraq. SDF and @CJTFOIR finding opportunities to exploit ISIS weaknesses / conduct strikes.
Barzani: there are no official talks between Baghdad and Erbil about return of Peshmerga to disputed areas. We worry about the situation in the disputed areas and Peshmerga is prepared to return. There are no plans for a Kurdish delegation to visit Baghdad.
Coalition helicopters patrolling frontline next to Manbij as well. Syria Manbij
Two Shia Turkmen 'severely' wound a Kurd in Tuz Khurmatu
Raqqa: Few people protest against the presence of SDF and US troops in Raqqa and sing pro-Assad slogans.
1 month ago
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes Turkey's "transparency" in its ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region
1 month ago
KRG delegation have met Turkish president Erdogan and Turkish economic minister in Istanbul.
A child was killed and 15 others injured by an bomb explosion in Raqqa
NATO Secretary-General: Turkey is under great threat from terrorist organizations
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We expect NATO to take decisions in the file against terrorism
1 month ago
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister: Our policy on Syria is not to stand with or against a state, but to stand by truth and reality
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