Map. History of Kurds conflict

20 November 2019
This day in Sousa east north of Deirezzour. The last bastion of ISIS in the east of Euphrates
"We never posed a threat to our neighboring countries, in particular Turkey. We hope to reach an understanding with them that guarantees stability and security in the border areas": high-ranking commander in the Kurdish-led SDF.
Two SDF elements were killed by a landmine planted by Daesh in Al-Aaliyat area in AlSussah town east of Deir ez-Zur.
US DoD: Two U.S. servicemembers, one Department of Defense (DoD) civilian and one contractor supporting DoD were killed and three servicemembers were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij.
Two members of the US military, one DoD civilian and one contractor killed in Syria blast: CENTCOM
More from Acting SecDef Shanahan: ".Today is a stark reminder of the dangerous missions our men and women in uniform perform on our behalf each and every day." Shanahan refused to answer a question about whether the attack would cause the US to rethink its withdrawal from Syria
[email protected]: "Allow me to extend on behalf of the @DeptofDefense our thoughts and prayers to the families and team members of those killed and wounded during today's attack in Manbij. Our fight against terrorism is ongoing and we will remain vigilant and committed to its destruction."
Several military battalions operating in the northern Aleppo countryside announce their joining the Sham Corps10 month ago
Several military battalions operating in the northern Aleppo countryside announce their joining the Sham Corps
Trump and Pence condemn the terrorist attack that claimed American lives in Manbij
"We will never allow the remnants of ISIS to reestablish their evil and murderous caliphate – not now, not ever," says @VP in a statement
Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed, Canadian captured recently by the YPG, is Abu Ridwan al-Kanadi, the narrator of ISIS's Flames of War videos.
AKP members in Şanlıurfa's Harran have held a protest in front of party headquarters in city center following nomination of a different person instead of current mayor. AKP had received 98% of the vote in Harran in June 24 elections. Elections201910 month ago
AKP members in Şanlıurfa's Harran have held a protest in front of party headquarters in city center following nomination of a different person instead of current mayor. AKP had received 98% of the vote in Harran in June 24 elections. #Elections2019
OIR Spokesman: U.S. service members were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria today. We are still gathering information and will share additional details at a later time.
A new SDF / YPG Special Forces unit has been set up. This one called Hêzên Komandoz, or Commando Forces.10 month ago
A new SDF / YPG Special Forces unit has been set up. This one called "Hêzên Komandoz", or Commando Forces.
US troops launched an investigation at the scene in Manbij.
SDF general command statement: We will provide all necessary support and assistance to form a safe zone.
Four U.S. soldiers killed, three wounded in blast in Syria's Manbij - U.S. official
ERT is removing the rubble and clearing roads at Al-Andalous neighborhood, east of Social Insurance in Raqqa city
With official statement released shortly after the initial reports by its Amaq Agency "news service," Islamic State has doubled down on the claim that nine US soldiers were among the people killed and wounded by an IS suicide bomber in Manbij today
A fire broke out in an IDP camp in Erbil province on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported.
Syria's Democratic Forces: We will help establish the safe zone proposed by the US president in northern Syria with international guarantees
OIR Spokesman: CJTF-OIR is aware of open source reports regarding an explosion in Syria. Coalition forces conducted a routine patrol in Syria today. We are still gathering information and will share additional details at a later time
10 month ago
Kremlin: Russian-Turkish summit to be held on January 23 to discuss the situation in Syria
Video that shows the moment of the Manbij explosion. Seems like a suicide bombing
Syrian Observatory: The death toll of the bombing in Manbij raised to 14 people
ISIS took the responsibility for explosion in Manbij
Kirkuk security forces arrested two suspects accused of stealing cars after chase near Daquq south of the province
U.S. helicopter in Manbij East of Aleppo
ANHA: "Our correspondent said that four US soldiers were at the scene of the bombing, and were taken directly from the area by helicopter, and it was not known whether they were injured or had lost their lives."
ANHA released a video of the aftermath of the explosion Syria
Coalition helicopter landing near Manbij blast sight amidst increasingly confirmed reports of US casualties involved.
Kurdish sources are also reporting that two US soldiers along with a Manbij Military Council fighter were killed
US helicopters evacuate injured US soldiers from Manbij
According to latest reports from Manbij. A group of US-lead Coalition alongside Manbij Military Council went to Qasr al Umara restaurant, then the blast occurred. At least one killed dozen wounded.
Al Jazeera: wounded Americans are being evacuated from the center of the city of Manbij after an explosion that left 9 civilians dead and about 20 injured
US helicopters are evacuating wounded in Manbij blast
Explosion in Manbij, North-Eastern Aleppo
Explosion targeted military vehicle on the road between Ba'ay and Basufan in Afrin
Material damage caused by a bomb explosion in a vehicle belonging to the FSA National Army near the town of Jinderes in the countryside of Afrin
6 civilians killed and 19 injured in downtown Manbij. Explosion coincided with the passage of a patrol of US forces
Manbij explosion: reports of casualties among U.S. troops
Explosion reported in Manbij, North Aleppo
10 month ago
Lavrov: Putin and Erdogan will discuss in their upcoming meeting the issue of establishing a safe area in northern Syria
Coalition aircrafts have made several raids on the outskirts of the town of Sousse in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zur.
A Kurdish militia commander was killed when a roadside bomb exploded in the suburb of Al Tuwamiyah village in Busayrah district of Deir ez-Zur
Military hardware heading towards eastern countryside10 month ago
Military hardware heading towards eastern countryside
10 month ago
Northern Syria should be under Damascus control - Lavrov
10 month ago
Lavrov on US plans for Syria withdrawal: "It's probably like Mark Twain who said, 'There's nothing easier than quitting smoking. I've done it many times.'"
10 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov: The Syrian settlement is facing difficulties, but there is clear progress
Head of NRT office in Erbil detained
Ciya Kurd said the Kurdish administration in northern Syria would accept a "safe zone" only if it us under the auspices of the United Nations with international forces.
Iran is a reliable friend of the Kurds - @JZarif
10 month ago
Turkish presidential spokesman calls on Russia to keep the Assad government under control and warn him against violating the Idlib agreement
NBC: American ISIS member detained in Syria says he "wanted to go see exactly what the group was about."
American detained in ISIS territory in Syria speaks to NBC @RichardEngel.10 month ago
American detained in ISIS territory in Syria speaks to NBC @RichardEngel.
10 month ago
AA reveals that the security zone expected in the north of Syria includes cities and towns from the provinces of Aleppo, Raqqa and Hasaka
Damascus denounces the Turkish aggression in response to Ankara's plan to establish a safe area in northern Syria
SDF fighters found a detonator warehouse of ISIS on the front side of the Al Shaffaa of Deir Ez-Zor Governorate
The commander of Kurdish-led forces in Syria tells @NBC US mil commanders he's been working with in the fight against ISIS, "apologize everyday" because "they know there will be massacres" after US troops leave.
The commander of Kurdish led-forces in Syria tells @NBCNews he sent a delegation to Moscow about a week after Trump's announcement. "I can assure you Russia is happy to fill the void left by the American military withdrawal," he said.
US Army Maj Gen. Roberson, Special Operation Joint Task Force @CJTFOIR commander, on Kurdish-led SDF: "They have proven themselves as reliable, effective combat soldiers and with their continued cooperation we will continue to support them as they free NE Syria from the grip of ISIS"
Blast of an explosive device in the neighborhood of Mahmudiya in the city of Afrin north of Aleppo caused material damage
10 month ago
Safe zone along Syrian border will be under Turkey's control, says Turkish presidential spokesman
Aldar Khalil: "We have asked the US to make the safe zone issue clear. If this safe zone is under the Turkish supervision, we won't accept it. We accept a safe zone only under the supervision of the United Nations and Anti-IS-Coalition. Turkey is a threat to the region"
Masoud Barzani: Pleased to receive @JZarif today. We spoke of the bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Islamic Republic of Iran and how further enhancing those relations will be of the mutual benefit of both sides
Turkey is sending more troops to the border with Syria.
10 month ago
UN in Syria concerned about thousands trapped by ongoing hostilities in ISIL-held areas of Hajin in Deir-ez-Zor and 11,000 who fled these areas since beginning of December. Those leaving reported many civilian casualties, critical shortages food, medicine and large-scale destruction
10 month ago
President Erdoğan: We reserve the right to target terrorists who threaten our country from the Syrian territory when conditions allow
10 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan to Russia's Kommersant newspaper: Turkey-Russia cooperation, critical for resolving the crisis in Syria
Iranian Foreign Minister @JZarif downplays Trump claiming Kurds sell oil to Iran. Zarif said "It has nothing to do with Mr. Trump. Together with the Kurds, we have relations dating back centuries. These governments come and go."
10 month ago
13 people detained in Ercis district of Van
SDF has began storming Al-Susah from the Badiyah
SDF has fully captured Al-Aliyat from ISIS,and is preparing to storm Al-Susah
ISIS cells in the Deir Ez Zor Northern Badiyah attacked SDF positions near Falaytah and Al-Azraq and Galban and captured these positions,but SDF has able to counter this attack by ISIS cells and recaptured the oil fields,and is preparing for another sweeping operation in the area
US soldiers participated in "joint patrol and operation training" activities in Kahramanmaras, southeast of Turkey. Joint training activities are carried out under the Manbij agreement
French FM @JY_LeDrian, in a meeting with the KDP President @masoud_barzani, reiterates France's support for the Kurdistan Region. "France will continue military and political cooperation and will develop cultural and economic relations [with the Kurdistan Region]," LeDrian said.
Newly appointed UN envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen has landed in Damascus today for his first visit. Talking with reporters at the airport he said he hopes to have substantial and productive talks with Assad's officials regarding the Syrian Constitutional Committee.
President Erdogan: Turkey will create a secure zone in Syria10 month ago
President Erdogan: Turkey will create a secure zone in Syria
Erdoğan: I believe we reached an understanding of historical importance with US President Donald Trump [regarding Syria] and Turkey will do its part in this regard10 month ago
Erdoğan: I believe we reached an understanding of historical importance with US President Donald Trump [regarding Syria] and Turkey will do its part in this regard
10 month ago
Erdoğan: I told Trump again that Turkey prioritizes an effective fight against Daesh, other terrorist groups in Syria; that we have welcomed everyone fleeing Syria, regardless of ethnicity or religion; and that YPG oppresses all groups including Arabs, Kurds, Christians
Erdoğan: US President Trump once again confirmed withdrawal of troops from Syria in phone call yesterday, and we decided to continue to hold bilateral talks on all issues regarding Syria, including safe zone to be created by Turkey along the border10 month ago
Erdoğan: US President Trump once again confirmed withdrawal of troops from Syria in phone call yesterday, and we decided to continue to hold bilateral talks on all issues regarding Syria, including safe zone to be created by Turkey along the border
KDP delegation heads to Sulaimani to meet with Gorran regarding steps toward KRG formation
PM Barzani stresses that the KRG is supporting Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and his cabinet
PM Barzani thanks Iranian firms working in the Kurdistan Region for not abandoning it while engulfed in recent economic woes.
Joint trade conference between the Kurdistan Region @PMBarzani and Iran FM @JZarif in Erbil
Deir-ez-Zur: Hajin town citizens began to slowly return to their homes after a period of forced displacement. Despite the large number of landmines ISIS planted, people in the Hawamah area insisted on cleaning their area despite warnings of patrols.
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