Showing posts with label ethnic cleansing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ethnic cleansing. Show all posts

Thursday, July 5, 2018

US-French Military Convoy Enters Raqqa Airbase to Confront Popular Uprising

US-French Military Convoy Enters Raqqa Airbase
A joint military convoy of the US and French forces was sent to al-Tabaqah airbase in al-Tabaqah in Western Raqqa as tensions are rising between civilians and the US-backed forces in Raqqa.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Local Syrians Form Militia to Evict US-Backed Forces From Raqqa

US-Backed Forces  Raqqa
US-backed Kurdish-dominated forces, who control much of northern Syria and large swathes of the oil-rich eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, are facing increasingly high levels of resistance from Arabs living in cities and villages they hold, especially in areas which aren’t predominantly Kurdish.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

SDF Withdraws from Positions to Allow ISIL to Escape Battlefields in Eastern Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have pulled back from a key region to help ISIL gunmen to find a way out towards their comrades on the Eastern bank of the Euphrates River, field sources reported on Wednesday.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Russian Commander: Syria May Use Force against Kurds

Syria May Use Force against Kurds
A senior Russian commander stationed in Syria raised the possibility that the Syrian army would use the military option to regain the regions controlled by the US-backed Kurds in the Northern parts of the country.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Over 120 Arab homes destroyed in Barzan village by Kurdish Peshmerga

razing Arab villages in northern Iraq
Over 120 homes belonging to Iraqi Arabs in the village of Barzan were destroyed by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, the official media wing for Hashd Al-Sha’abi (Popular Mobilization Units) reported this week.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Pentagon: U.S. will support Kurdish militia after Raqqa fighting

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said the Pentagon will continue to support the Kurdish militia known as the People's Protection Units, or YPG, in their battle against the Islamic State after Raqqa, Syria is freed.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces, government troops cease fighting in al-Raqqa

Fighting between the Syrian Democratic Forces and government troops in Syria's al-Raqqa province ceased on Monday after it started the night before when an international coalition aircraft shot down a Syrian plane.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Netanyahu vows Israel's 'forever' control of Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Tuesday to "forever" maintain control of the Golan Heights, which was captured during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, or the Six Day War.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Fighting Daesh Terrorists Not A Concern for Washington: US Activist

A senior peace activist and journalist based in Virginia highlighted the destructive role Washington has played in the protracted war in Syria and said despite its claims, the US has never been concerned about fighting Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) or other terrorist groups.

Friday, May 19, 2017

En Syrie, les autorités attendent que les Kurdes leur remettent Raqqa

Une fois Raqqa libérée des terroristes, les autorités syriennes attendent qu'elle leur soit remise par les Kurdes qui mènent actuellement l'offensive contre la ville, considérée comme la capitale de l’État islamique.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Kurdish Expansion Plans Risk Undermining Russia-Sponsored Safe Zones in Syria

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) plan to significantly expand the de facto autonomous region they administer in northern Syria once they liberate Raqqa, raising questions as to whether these ambitions would undermine Russia's peacebuilding efforts in the war-torn country.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Turkey will not accept any attempt to declare independence in northern Iraq

Turkey will not accept any attempt to declare independence in northern Iraq and to incorporate Kirkuk into the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, vowing they will continue to stand with Iraqi Turkmen groups.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Iraqi parliament votes against flying KRG flag in Kirkuk

The Iraqi Parliament on April 1 voted against the decision of Kirkuk Provincial Council to raise the flag of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) alongside the Iraqi flag in the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kirkuk council decision to wave Kurdish flag triggers reaction

A city council in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has approved raising the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) flag over official buildings, receiving protests from Turkmen and Arab members of the council.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Jarablus residents protest presence of Turkish-backed forces

Pro-opposition source "Syrian Observatory for Human Rights" (SOHR) stated that the residents of Jarablus have been protesting in demand that Turkish-backed Euphrates Shield jihadists leave the city.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

S. Sudan denies allegations of ethnic cleansing

A spokesman for the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) on Friday refuted allegations of an ongoing ethnic cleansing in Juba and a planned military offensive against civilians in the Central Equatoria State.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Baghdad, Kurds at odds over post-Mosul division of territory

Iraq's premier and its Kurdish regional chief were publicly at odds Thursday over territorial control after the recapture of Mosul, even with the battle for the city far from over.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Irak: des centaines d'Arabes chassés de Kirkouk par les Kurdes

Les forces kurdes irakiennes ont détruit les maisons et chassé des centaines d'Arabes de la ville de Kirkouk (nord), dans d'apparentes représailles à une récente attaque du groupe Etat islamique (EI), a déploré Amnesty International lundi.

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