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Rojava security forces discuss defence system against ‘Iranian project’ in a meeting in Syria’s Qamishli 

The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) on Monday reached the Syrian border from the Iraqi side. As the US-backed SDF forces continue their war on ISIS in northern Syria, the Iranian-supported PMU has been locked in fierce fighting against ISIS at the Iraqi side of the border. Source  http://aranews.net/2017/05/rojava-security-forces-discuss-defence-system-against-iranian-project-in-a-meeting-in-syrias-qamishli/

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Turkish army dispatches troops to Tendürek and attack on civilians 

Clashes continue for days in Mount Tendürek region located between Ağrı’s Doğubayazıt district ans Van’s Çaldıran district where the Turkish army is conducting a comprehensive operation against the PKK but suffering heavy blows in the hands of guerrillas. Amid ongoing Turkish aerial activity in the region, special operations teams and …

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Turkey’s united front against Kurds and democracy

Indeed, only a couple of days after the referendum, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), the second biggest party in Parliament, had instead begun discussing potential candidates for the presidency in the 2019 elections. The CHP, which represents itself as the main opposition party, did object to the election results and …

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The Syrian Kurds who fighting Isis angry on US 

The air strikes had been far more significant than anything previously visited by the Turks on the YPG, the Syrian Kurd fighting group that has become the Americans’ primary ally in the forthcoming battle to capture the city of Raqqa from Isis. Operations to shape the battlefield around the militants’ …

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Turkey Threatens to attack US forces in Middle East 

Ankara hinted on Friday it could attack US forces in the northeast of Syria if Washington continues to provide Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) with weapons. The Turkish position came while the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes YPG members and Arab fighters, are about to oust ISIS from the …

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Three Kurds were executed by Iran 

According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association and to the site KHRN and Hangav and local sources reported yesterday by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association released this morning, Friday 26 May 2016 , in central prison of Orumieh 3 yesterday had been transferred to solitary confinement were executed. The …

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Abbas, Syrian Kurdish dissident: “Beware of the Saudis and Turks”

It has been reported that Turkey allegedly sent weapons to ISIS and traded in ISIS oil. Furthermore, numerous media outlets have noted that Turkey has permitted thousands of ISIS terrorists to smuggle across their border into Syria and have given medical assistance to ISIS terrorists. Not too long ago, the Turkish …

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Defining a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Equating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) shows a profound lack of nuance. While the United States lists both ISIS and the PKK as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), their ideology and tactics are dramatically different. ISIS was founded in 2006 based …

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