US Forces Build More Bases In Syria

The United States ground war in Syria started in late 2015, when the Obama administration ordered a small deployment of roughly 50 troops. The American public saw little of the engagement: a few photos of familiar-looking soldiers in familiar-looking armored vehicles. The White House and the Pentagon stressed that the war in Syria against the … Continue reading US Forces Build More Bases In Syria

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Turkish Forces To Enter Iraq Fighting Kurds

Turkey launched a military offensive in northern Syria in late January. It has now entered Iraq too, and is threatening further action. An expanding war Since ending peace talks with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in 2015, Turkey has waged war on the group and its allies at home and abroad. In addition to its … Continue reading Turkish Forces To Enter Iraq Fighting Kurds

US Allocates Over $0,5 Bln and 1800 Warriors for Pro-American Separatism in Syria

The US Congress presented the draft budget for 2019. The request of the Trump administration for the DoD needs amounts huge $716 billion, including $69 billion to "continue military operations" in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and other countries. Meanwhile in order support and train US-backed forces in Syria the White House requests $550 million. … Continue reading US Allocates Over $0,5 Bln and 1800 Warriors for Pro-American Separatism in Syria

Barzani Discusses Afrin With Syrian Kurdish Delegation

Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani discussed the latest developments in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin with the leadership council members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) party on Wednesday in Erbil. Topics of conversation included the latest political and security developments in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in general and Afrin in specific, the future … Continue reading Barzani Discusses Afrin With Syrian Kurdish Delegation

Mattis: US Won’t Follow Turkey’s Demands On Syria’s Manbij

The US Defense Minister James Mattis said Washington will not withdraw its forces from the city of Manbij in the North of Syria. He said that concerning Turkey's pressure on Manbij issue the situation hasn't changed yet. According to the politician Washington understands Ankara's alarm at this, but the United States are aimed at pressing … Continue reading Mattis: US Won’t Follow Turkey’s Demands On Syria’s Manbij

Kurds Can Ask Damascus Deploy Army In Afrin

Kurdish envoy in Washington Nohabar Mustafa said the US authorities are open to the initiative of Kurds to address Syrian president Bashar Assad demanding him to deploy the regular army in Afrin canton. According to the AP, the Syrian authorities haven't answered the Kurds' request yet. Their forces are now facing the Turkish army conducting … Continue reading Kurds Can Ask Damascus Deploy Army In Afrin

UN’s de Mistura To Participate In Sochi Conference, Kurds’ Arrival Expected

The Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Russia’s Sochi is to commence in a few hours. According to the reports, Staffan de Mistura is to participate in the meeting. At the same time, the Kurdish representatives are expected to arrive to the congress, but the controversial reports say they might boycott the meeting. Damascus representatives say … Continue reading UN’s de Mistura To Participate In Sochi Conference, Kurds’ Arrival Expected