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Manbij Military Council: We Are About To Enter Manbij

  (ANHA/Özgür Gündem) The ‘Martyr Commander Faysal Ebu Leyla’ operation to liberate Manbij from ISIS control has entered its second phase, the Manbij Military Council (MMC) has announced in a … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Democratic Federation in Rojava and North Syria

The following article is a translation of an article – “Demokratik federasyon” – by M. Ali Çelebi published today in Özgür Gündem. Two back-to-back developments have taken place which have … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Is The Kurdish Calculation In Rojava?

The following is a translation of an article written by Fehim Taştekin for Radikal. In the article Taştekin interviews Eldar Halill, a member of the executive committee of TEV-DEM, and … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

ISIS Fighters Attack Rojava From Turkey As Ceasefire Begins In Syria

  Officials speaking for the YPG and the Rojava cantons report that at least some of the ISIS fighters who infiltrated the border-town of Girê Spî (Til Abyad) early yesterday … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Turkish PM Threatens Rojava: We Will Attack At The First Opportunity

    In an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu blamed the recent attacks in Ankara on the YPG and suggested that Turkey was preparing for … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 6 Comments

Balance Changing In Syria as HSD Advance Toward Azaz

  The balance in Northern Syria could be changing as forces affiliated with the HSD close in on the town of Azaz, report Newroz Osman and Sevin Osman in an … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Kobanê Administration: We Will Strike At ISIS Everywhere

  The administration of the Kobanê canton of Rojava has responded to recent attacks from ISIS forces in Jarabulus as well as the Turkish army across the border in the … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Democratic Forces of Syria (QSD) Breach ISIS Defenses South Of Til Berak

(ANF) The Democratic Forces of Syria (QSD) – an umbrella force including the YPG as well as allied Arab and Syriac forces – is continuing to advance south of Til … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arab Co-president Of Cizîrê Canton Rejects A.I. Criticisms Of YPG

Sheik Himedi Deham al-Hadi , the co-president of the Cizîrê Canton and an influential Arab leader, has rejected the report released by Amnesty International which accused the YPG of destroying … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

ISIS Advances Into Mare’ As YPG Prepares To Take Jarabulus

ISIS is advancing into the town of Mare’ as its fight with al-Nusra and its allies to control Northeastern Syria is intensifying, reports an article from DİHA carried in Özgür … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

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