SDF spox Redur Khelil speaks at a press conference in Heseke. He says the operation to kill Baghdadi was achieved using information from both the SDF and American intelligence services. "This operation was delayed by a month due to the Turkish invasion of North East Syria."

Map. History of Syria conflict

31 May 2020
7 month ago
Very violent clashes reported in Asadiya and Soda villages and Abu Rusayn countryside between SAA and Turkish-backed SNA
More US military reinforcements are entering northern Syria from Semelka border-crossing and Al-Waled crossings7 month ago
More US military reinforcements are entering northern Syria from Semelka border-crossing and Al-Waled crossings
7 month ago
Heavy casualties from pro-Assad forces and Turkey-backed armed groups in the fierce clashes in areas of Harmala, Bab al-Khair & Um Eshba farms in Abu Rasin, Zarkan, southeast of Ras al-Ain
Aftermath of the U.S - SDF joint operation targeting ISIS spokesman and right-hand of ISIS terrorist leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi in the village of Ain Al-Bayah, near Jarablus.7 month ago
Aftermath of the U.S - SDF joint operation targeting ISIS spokesman and right-hand of ISIS terrorist leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi in the village of Ain Al-Bayah, near Jarablus.
7 month ago
General Mazloum Abdî: "In direct coordination between the SDF intelligence and the US military, the terrorist "Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir", the right-hand man of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and an ISIS spokesman, was killed in the village of Ain al-Baydah, near Jarablus."
7 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense on Baghdadi death: we have no information about operation, our radars have not detected any airstrikes in Idlib over last days, doubts operation success or even fact of operation
SDF spox Redur Khelil speaks at a press conference in Heseke. He says the operation to kill Baghdadi was achieved using information from both the SDF and American intelligence services. "This operation was delayed by a month due to the Turkish invasion of North East Syria."
Picture of the president Trump and admin officials watching the raid live from the situation room last night
Trump claims Baghdadi died whimpering and screaming after running into a tunnel, chased by dogs. Claims he dragged 3 of his young children with him
Trump announces the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Video of the SDF withdrawal from the Turkey - Syria border
According to the Raqqa Media Center, a convoy of approximately 50 Russian vehicles entered Ayn Issa on the way to go secure the border with Turkey
Mazloum Abdi of SDF: Five months ago, intelligence work started on the ground and a thorough prosecution until a joint operation killed terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. We thank everyone who contributed to this great work.
Americans called Russians on "de-confliction" line to warn of pending U.S. military assault on Baghdadi compound in NW Syria. No de-confliction with Turkey who "did not help in any way," U.S. defense official says
SDF start to withdraw from the village of Sanjak Saadoun in Amuda, under the supervision of Russia, heading for the southern regions
A US official tells CNN that Turkey played no role in assisting the operation though the operation was deconflicted with the Turkish military due to its proximity to Turkey's border. The official also said the Kurdish-led SDF did provide some intelligence support to the operation
Video from the site targeted by US military forces at dawn today in Barisha village of northern Idlib countryside near the Syrian-Turkish border7 month ago
Video from the site targeted by US military forces at dawn today in Barisha village of northern Idlib countryside near the Syrian-Turkish border
7 month ago
Senior Turkish official tells @Reuters: "to the best of my knowledge, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi arrived at location of U.S. operation 48 hours prior to the raid"
Syria: photos showing yesterday's aerial bombardment on Kabana front (NE. Latakia), carried out by SyAF choppers taking off from Istamo Airbase. This morning pro-Assad forces launched new assault. Heavy clashes ongoing7 month ago
Syria: photos showing yesterday's aerial bombardment on Kabana front (NE. Latakia), carried out by SyAF choppers taking off from Istamo Airbase. This morning pro-Assad forces launched new assault. Heavy clashes ongoing
SAA controls Umm Harmala - Bab Al-Khair and Umm Ashba villages near Syria-Turkey border north of Abu Rasin and also control Al-Asadia village
Looks like AH64 shell- found at location7 month ago
Looks like AH64 shell- found at location
7 month ago
Fierce clashes take place between the opposition forces and pro-Assad forces on the Kabana axis in the northern countryside of Latakia in conjunction with heavy artillery shelling targeting the area
7 month ago
TAF-backed SNA Forces captured Luzi village east of Ras Al Ayn
7 month ago
Turkish Ministry of Defense: Information exchange and coordination was made between the military authorities prior to the operation carried out by the US to Idlib last night.
7 month ago
An activist from Idlib: Helicopters pulled bodies from the scene and took two people alive
Additional pictures of the aftermath of the US raid that targeted al-Baghdadi7 month ago
Additional pictures of the aftermath of the US raid that targeted al-Baghdadi
Video of the testimony of a civilian man who lives near the place of the landing operation carried out by US forces on the village of Barisha in the northern countryside of Idlib. Syria7 month ago
Video of the testimony of a civilian man who lives near the place of the landing operation carried out by US forces on the village of Barisha in the northern countryside of Idlib. Syria
Mazloum Abdi tweets: A successful historical operation as a result of joint intelligence work with the United States of America
Security forces operating in Barisha area of Idlib countryside implement a security cordon on the area and prevent entry and exit to and from the area
Iraqi intelligence agencies helped in determine ISIS leader Baghdadi whereabouts; Will broadcast video of the operation 'soon' - Iraqi TV
Turkish army: 1 soldier killed, 5 wounded in "scouting" operation in Ras Al Ain area
Barisha strikes: Footage from the morning after matches7 month ago
Barisha strikes: Footage from the morning after matches
The site targeted by the US military operation at dawn today in the countryside of Idlib near the Syrian-Turkish border
The site targeted by the US military operation at dawn today in the countryside of Idlib near the Syrian-Turkish border
Video shows the location of the raids that targeted the village of Barisha in the northern countryside of Idlib at night by helicopter gunships and raids from warplanes7 month ago
Video shows the location of the raids that targeted the village of Barisha in the northern countryside of Idlib at night by helicopter gunships and raids from warplanes
Speculating, but an interesting compound built on the western outskirts of Barisha, Idlib last spring, especially the bottom building7 month ago
Speculating, but an interesting compound built on the western outskirts of Barisha, Idlib last spring, especially the bottom building
White House: "The President of the United States will be making a major statement tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock from the White House"
Video of raids by unknown warplanes that set fire to Barisha and Hattan in the northern countryside of Idlib near the Turkish-Syrian border
Local sources from Barisha claimed that helicopters conducted an operation to Hurras-ad Deen military HQ between Qalb Loze and Barisha
Several helicopters fly over the Barisha area in the northern countryside of Idlib on the Turkish-Syrian border and target the area with heavy machine guns, amid fire from anti-aircraft fire to counter these helicopters.
Turkish artillery shelling after capturing Soda. This afternoon, few km south from Soda7 month ago
Turkish artillery shelling after capturing Soda. This afternoon, few km south from Soda
Today Assad envoy visited Qamishli and has officially invited SDF Commander @MazloumAbdi to visit Damascus
7 month ago
A recent German proposal for an internationally-patrolled safe zone in northern Syria was dismissed by Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu on Saturday the same day Turkey's President Erdogan threatened to renew a military offensive targeting Syrian Kurdish groups on Monday
7 month ago
Out from Latakia Air Base, Syria 36,000ft heading over Turkey Russia Russian Air Force IL62 RA86561 RFF7006
Retaliation of SDF fighters against unprovoked attacks by Turkish-backed militias7 month ago
Retaliation of SDF fighters against unprovoked attacks by Turkish-backed militias
SNA repelled SAA and SDF attack on the way to Tell Tamr
US military vehicle passes under Assad's picture in Qamishli. A Russian military police convoy passed by earlier today
Huge fire in oil Bazar in Sarmada/Idlib, @SyriaCivilDef needed 11h to control it. At least 9 tankers totally burned and no updates about victims
7 month ago
Sporadic clashes between Turkish-backed forces and SDF in the vicinity of the village of Shirrak, south of Tal-Abyad, north of Raqqa
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