Map. History of Syria conflict

8 May 2021
4th Humvee was seized during the Turkish operation in Northern Syria
Turkish-backed SNA controls the villages of Shallah, Asfouriyeh, Burqa, Tal Jumah, Kajo Sharqi, Tal Attash and Al-Managir on Ras Al-Ain axis
Ras Al Ain/Sere Kaniye Health Board: Turkey uses all kinds of weapons, including the internationally prohibited ones, and our teams are unable to evacuate the civilians.
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain1 year ago
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain
Opposition factions have destroyed pro-Assad forces missiles base at Abu Dhuhur frontline in Eastern Idlib countryside with ATGM
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces completely encircle the city of Ras al-Ain
1 year ago
Turkish Defense Minister Akar: "we have the information that organizations will use chemical weapons to blame our Armed Forces"
Violent clashes between SDF and Turkish-backed SNA around Azaz and Maranaz axis now
Fierce attacks continue in Ras al-Ain/Serêkaniyê on western and eastern axis amid heavy artillery shelling. There is street to street fighting after yesterday's aerial bombardment targeting every single building including the only hospital in the town
1 year ago
Turkish Defense Minister: Our army does not have chemical weapons, a fact that everyone knows
5th Humvee was seized in the area of Tal Tamr, south of Rasulayn.1 year ago
5th Humvee was seized in the area of Tal Tamr, south of Rasulayn.
1 year ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Damascus must take control of the border with Turkey
SAA is shelling urban areas in Rakaya Sinjeh and Hass town
Syrian Kurdish self-administration: We call for the opening of a humanitarian corridor to get the victims and trapped in Ras al-Ain
Ongoing fighting near Tell Tamer, a small town in western al-Hasakah governorate, northeastern Syria as Turkey's military operation continues1 year ago
Ongoing fighting near Tell Tamer, a small town in western al-Hasakah governorate, northeastern Syria as Turkey's military operation continues
Intensive raids by Turkish forces on the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain
Pro-Assad forces target the city of Kafranbel and the perimeter of Hass town in the southern countryside of Idlib with heavy artillery
Pro-Assad forces target with heavy artillery the area of Jabal Ma'ara and its surroundings in the northwest Aleppo countryside
Hayil Salih, member of the Jazira Health Board, has been killed in Turkish airstrikes on Serekaniye
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: Moscow promised Ankara that Kurdish militants will not be deployed in Syria near the Turkish border
IS officially claims to have managed to free women from Kurdish held detention and killed 6 PKK guards
Ras Al Ayn: Turkish-led forces advanced 120 meters in two days and are 460 meters away from the city centre
Ras Al Ayn: Turkish-led forces advanced 120 meters in two days and are 460 meters away from the city centre
1 year ago
Turkey President Erdoğan meets with US Vice President Mike Pence
1 year ago
Press pool in Ankara told Pence/Pompeo/O'Brien meeting with Turkey's Pres Erdogan is underway at presidential palace. Turkey declined a photo operation
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives U.S. VP Mike Pence in Ankara as the high-ranking US delegation hopes to reach a resolution on the northern Syrian situation1 year ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives U.S. VP Mike Pence in Ankara as the high-ranking US delegation hopes to reach a resolution on the northern Syrian situation
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receives visiting US Vice President Mike Pence1 year ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receives visiting US Vice President Mike Pence
Turkey is shelling Qamishlo city center
.@VP Pence meets President of Turkey Erdogan1 year ago
[email protected] Pence meets President of Turkey Erdogan
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of the villages of Al Fadaiwi and Azwar west of Tal Abyad1 year ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of the villages of Al Fadaiwi and Azwar west of Tal Abyad
One mortar shell landed in Qamishli city center. But it did not explode
Three consecutive rocket strikes by the Russian Air Force targeted the perimeter of the town of Kafr Sajena in the southern countryside of Idlib
1 year ago
SNA forces from inside Azwar village west of Tal Abyad
SNA forces from inside Azwar village west of Tal Abyad
1 year ago
Russian Security Council: Turkish military operation in Syria will not last long
Deir ez-Zur: Five buses loaded with members of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces PMF entered Syria through Al Bukamal border crossing
NPA North-Press reporter from Abu Surra village in the western countryside of Ein Issa , north of Raqqa, giving details on the clashes that followed an attack by Turkish-backed armed opposition groups while the SDF confronted
SAA shipped heavy weapons to Ain Issa from Tabqa, including GRAD MLRS1 year ago
SAA shipped heavy weapons to Ain Issa from Tabqa, including GRAD MLRS
SAA tanks they arrive in Kobane
1 year ago
Reports Turkey is shelling Hekmiye village in Derik countryside. This is a Syriac majority village. No reports yet of situation on civilians there.
Syria to counter Turkey invasion by 'all legitimate means': Assad
Smoke rising from the Lafarge cement plant after the US vacated their base, destroying parts of it along with vehicles
Fierce clashes between the SDF and government forces, and Turkish-backed groups on axes in Ras al-Ain / Sere-Kaniye amid intense ground and air bombardment
1 year ago
Erdogan-Pence meeting just over. It lasted 80 min. time for meeting with a wider delegation. Pompeo and NSC adviser O'Brien will attend the meeting to discuss the details.
1 year ago
Clashes north to Ain Issa, one Turkish forces vehicle was reportedly dstroyed
Syrian Democratic Forces: 20 dead and 48 wounded in battles against Turkish troops in the last 24 hours
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of Sharia village west of Tal Abyad city1 year ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of Sharia village west of Tal Abyad city
In ~2 hours, @LindseyGrahamSC and @ChrisVanHollen hold a news conference to introduce bipartisan Turkey sanctions that would impose severe sanctions on Turkish officials in response to their incursion into northern Syria
SDF released images of burnt Turkish armored vehicle and seized ID card of Turkish soldier
Girê Spî/ Tal Abyad: Fierce clashes between SDF fighters and the Turkish forces in the town Chelebiye and the village Abu Sira in northern of the city. SDF fighters have seized a large quantity of ammunition and military vehicles of the Turkish army (ANHA)
SDF begins a combing operation in the southern and southwestern countryside of Tal Abyad city1 year ago
SDF begins a combing operation in the southern and southwestern countryside of Tal Abyad city
During the clashes in Shalabi and Abu Sirra villages, a large amount of ammunition and military vehicles belonging to the Turkish forces were captured by SDF forces
1 year ago
SDF has recaptured the village "Managir" and "Alouk" from Turkish-backed SNA
Turkish warplanes are bombarding the northwestern of Ain Issa town (ANHA)
1 year ago
Russia's Lavrov, Iran's Zarif, after phone talk, say Moscow and Tehran are ready to facilitate talks between Kurds and Syrian government - statement
Raqqa: Turkish warplanes target the perimeter of Ein Issa city with several airstrikes
Russian warplanes bombard the villages of Rakaya and Kafr Sajnah
Russian warplanes bombard the villages of Rakaya and Kafr Sajnah
SDF Commander Cegewera Zirîk: "The M4 international highway which connects the regions of Al-Jazeera, Euphrates, Manbij, Al-Raqqa and Deir Ezzor has been cleared
Turkish forces bombard Jarodiyeh, Banukiyeh and other villages of Aliyan area, in Mabada / Girke Lege countryside, in the eastern countryside of Qamishli
Turkish-backed SNA seized control room used by SDF in Ras Al Ain
Turkish-backed SNA seized control room used by SDF in Ras Al Ain
SOHR: Syrian democratic forces has carried out counter-attack north of Ain Issa town and regains control of 7 villages.
Trump thanks Erdogan and says millions of lives will be saved
1 year ago
Turkey "got exactly what we wanted" from talks with US delegation, declares a Turkish official
White House Suspends Turkey's Erdogan visit planned for Nov. 13.
1 year ago
Pence: US and Turkey agreed to ceasefire in Syria
1 year ago
VP Pence announces a ceasefire in northern Syria, for 120 hours
The United States will not impose any further sanctions on Turkey and once Turkish forces withdraw then current sanctions imposed by @POTUS will be revoked, says @VP1 year ago
"The United States will not impose any further sanctions on Turkey" and once Turkish forces withdraw then current sanctions imposed by @POTUS will be revoked, says @VP
1 year ago
Mike Pence: We made contact with the SDF to ensure that they withdrew 20 miles from the Turkish border
Turkish-backed SNA fired a TOW ATGM to neutralize a SDF-YPG machine gun located on top of a building on Ras Al-Ayn front
US troops will not be involved in evacuating YPG from the safe zone. Former US Army Vice Chief Gen Jack Keane: pulling out of Syria is still a "strategic mistake" in terms of the fight against ISIS
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: The United States has agreed to all our conditions
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We will discuss with Russia the status of Manbij and other regions
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: The goal is to extend the safe area to a depth of 32 kilometers in Syria from the east of the Euphrates to the Iraqi border
Trump: " It's really a great day for civilization. I want to thank everyone"
War is ongoing in Sere Kaniye, with warplanes, drones and ground assault from East and West. No ceasefire there yet
Spokesman of the SDF Amjad Othman told Sky News Arabia that he was unaware of the agreement
This may be a minor point of semantics but the US-Turkey deal talks about the YPG and not the SDF1 year ago
This may be a minor point of semantics but the US-Turkey deal talks about the YPG and not the SDF
1 year ago
Turkey FM: "this is not a ceasefire. We will pause the operation for 120 hours in order for the militants to leave. We will only stop the operation if our conditions are met."
Brett McGurk: The US just ratified Turkey's plan to effectively extend its border 30km into Syria with no ability to meaningfully influence facts on the ground. Turkey says it's the entire border from the Euphrates to Iraq (450x30km) to be controlled by its military forces. Non-implementable
1 year ago
No guarantees were given to the US over Kobani, says @MevlutCavusoglu
YPG "Afrin Liberation Forces" killed 6 Turkish-backed forces fighters and seriously injured 6 in Tuways village near Marea Front
Significant signs of fire and abandonment in the area of the ISIS refugee camp in Ayn Issa, including the displacement of a large number of tents. @ImageSatIntl assessment: since the beginning of Turkey's #PeaceSpringOperation, ISIS is taking advantage of the situation and escaping.
Hospital in Ras Al Ain/Serekaniye is under Turkish bombardment at this very moment
1 year ago
Syrian army is fully controlling the borders from Syrian-Turkish border from the opposite site of Jarablus "Zawr Maghar" village, till Kobane city.
The Syrian government: Without Turkey's help, thousands of militants would not have arrived in Syria
US Senators Lindsey Graham and Van Hollen say they will vigorously pursue legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey despite a ceasefire in Syria
Assad's adviser Buseyne making statement about the deal between the US and Turkey. The safe zone is wrong, this is the occupation, Erdoğan is the invader in our lands. We are looking to get back Afrin, Jarabulus and Idlib
#PeaceSpringOperation: Turkey sets up new military posts in Syria
The Syrian government: What has been agreed between Washington and Ankara does not mean that Russia and Syria will agree to it
SDF Commander Mazlum Kobani: This ceasefire is only for the fight that has erupted in the last 9 days in Ras al-Ayin & Tall Abyad. We will do anything to make this ceasefire a success. Meanwhile, our forces will remain in other places.
SDF declares its readiness to abide the 'ceasefire' agreement
General Mazloum Abdi: we have been negotiating a ceasefire for the past 3 days based on Trump's request
SAA, Russian MP deployed in Zawr Maghar, east of Jarablus
U.S. special envoy on Syria James Jeffrey: It's not called a ceasefire in the document agreed by the U.S. and Turkey, it's called a pause, where the Turks will cease moving forward & taking military actions other than self-defense for a 5-day period in areas that they control
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich: Under this so-called ceasefire, Kurdish forces and their families face the impossible choice of fleeing their homes or being ethnically cleansed. Because of Turkey's actions we should seriously reconsider its role in NATO and any future military weapons sales.
General Authority For Maritime Transport SyriaMAR's Syrian flag vessel Laodicea transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea, en route from Alexandria to Burgas carrying salt. SyriaMAR and all its ships including Laodicea are on @USTreasury OFAC SDN list since 3AUG20151 year ago
General Authority For Maritime Transport SyriaMAR's Syrian flag vessel Laodicea transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea, en route from Alexandria to Burgas carrying salt. SyriaMAR and all its ships including Laodicea are on @USTreasury OFAC SDN list since 3AUG2015
Shelling in Ras al-Ain continues despite a declared “pause”
AFP Photo: Smoke rising from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain on October 18
Pro-Assad forces target with heavy artillery the villages of Rajm-Al-Qat and Saqie'a in the eastern countryside of Idlib.
Two civilians are killed and several wounded in artillery shelling of the pro-Assad forces on Abu Amsha residential society on the outskirts of Urem Kurba town west of Aleppo.
Turkish reconnaissance planes flying over the city of Ras al-Ain / Sere-Kaniye, in conjunction with artillery shelling and clashes on the axes of the city
British civil defense volunteer @lapinesque part of civilian convoy going to Ras al-Ain (Serekaniye)
1 year ago
Helicopters have dropped dozens of barrel bombs on the Kabana axis in the northern countryside of Latakia
Amnesty International accuses Turkey and its factions of committing war crimes in Syria
SDF accuses Turkish forces of targeting civilians and military personnel in Ras al-Ain town
1 year ago
Intensive Turkish reconnaissance aircrafts flights are being reported in Tell Abiad/Gire Spi region
Russian fighter jets bombed the village of Ameriya south of Idlib
1 year ago
Erdogan: The safe area will cover 440 kilometers along the Turkish-Syrian border
1 year ago
A group of Dutch IS women and their children are suing the Dutch State. If the state doesn't pick them up from the prison camps in northern Syria, then they "will hold the government liable for their suffering"
Sere Kaniye/Ras Al Ain: Two foreign journalists accompany the convoy of civilians: Turkish forces preventing from entering the city
Since the Wednesday, widespread demonstrations in SDF-Controlled territories of DeirEzZor province, these demonstrations to refuse any deploying for Assad Troops nor Iran Proxies, and demanding the protection of Coalition Forces.
1 year ago
Turkish-backed SNA have captured Shakariya, Mubarak and Bab Al Khayr, east to Sere Kaniye/Ras Al Ain
US official: "SDF agreed to a ceasefire between Tel Abyad and Ras al-Ayn only, nothing more."
Large Syrian military reinforcments have reached Manbij
Russian flag raised in Zor Magar on the Jarabulus contact line across the Karkamış
1 year ago
Turkish President: We are trying to return one million Syrian refugees to the safe area
A demonstration in Tabqah city west Raqqa, rejecting the entry of Assad militias into the area.
1 year ago
President of Turkey Erdoğan: "The Turkish army will not leave the region(Syria) because it is the basis of security there."
1 year ago
Erdogan: "If yesterday's U.S. promises will be not fulfilled, the minute the 120th hour ends, our operations will continue much more decisively than when it have paused"
An explosion is heard in the city of Idlib
1 year ago
The Turkish Army and TFSA have captured the farms of Umm Ashibah and Barqah from SDF
1 year ago
Erdogan: There is no problem for Turkey in the presence of Syrian regime forces in areas from which Kurdish fighters withdrew
Demonstration in al-Bab, Aleppo in support of East Euphrates operations
Rakaya Idlib hit by a vacuum bomb from a Russian warplane
1 year ago
Syria: Turkey's MOD reports that a helicopter was damaged "when landing" during a medevac operation.
Italy PM Conte had a call with Turkey President Erdogan. Conte again strongly condemned the invasion of NE Syria against SDF and told Erdogan he must halt the operation and withdraw his troops. The conversation was reportedly very tense1 year ago
Italy PM Conte had a call with Turkey President Erdogan. Conte again strongly condemned the invasion of NE Syria against SDF and told Erdogan he must halt the operation and withdraw his troops. The conversation was reportedly "very tense"
EU Council president @donaldtusk on the deal negotiated by @VP & Turkey: "this so called ceasefire, it's not what we expected. In fact it's not a ceasefire, it's a demand for capitulation of the Kurds."
Macron: We appreciate Turkey's war on terror, but the SDF is not a terrorist organization
French President: Europe can no longer be a small partner in the Middle East
The military operation by Turkey in Syria is "madness," says @EmmanuelMacron
1 year ago
Erdogan: If the safe area includes Raqqa and Deir Ezzor, two million refugees will be able to return
1 year ago
It's the responsibility of the United States to ensure that Kurdish fighters withdraw in the 120-hour window, says @RTErdogan
1 year ago
Syrian army has entered the village "Gharnatah", west of Tal-Tamr city
[email protected] says captured ISIS fighters are "double secured by Kurds & Turkey..". Trump also tweets that Europe an countries "are willing, for the first time, to take the ISIS Fighters that came from their nations"
Injured people from today's clashes arriving at Til Temir hospital right now, one has just arrived from Dawudi village after being struck by a drone, bodies two people killed today in this hospital - Co-chair of local health authority: 8 died as a result of attack in Bab-al Xer
Spoke to an official with the Kurdish Red Crescent, a humanitarian nonprofit org that operates in Syria, who confirmed 6 patients, including children & soldiers, arrived at a hospital in Hassakeh city with burns from an unknown substance after a Turkish airstrike in Ras al Ain
@obretix: Geolocation of possible white phosphorous use, from Turkish artillery, possibly M110 155mm WP shells, in Tell Abyad on 12 Oct 2019 [from 02:52:35 onward]
@obretix: Geolocation of possible white phosphorous use, from Turkish artillery, possibly M110 155mm WP shells, in Tell Abyad on 12 Oct 2019  [from 02:52:35 onward]
The SDF Press Office publishes the ID of 15 of their fighters who have lost their lives due to Turkish bombardments and in clashes with the Turkish forces in Serekaniye and Ain Issa in the last days (ANHA)
Senator Lindsey Graham: I just spoke with General Mazloum Abdi, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Syria. He appreciates the efforts of the Trump Administration to stop the violence.
The SDF calls on the United Nations, the UN Security Council, the Arab League, and the US to "move immediately to send international observers in order to maintain the temporary ceasefire agreement and make it permanent." Accuses Turkey of committing genocide
BMC Kirpi (third lost) and Otokar ZPT near the Ayn Issa silos. The vehicles were destroyed a few days ago during a TFSA raid
Renewed clashes between the Turkish affiliated armed opposition groups and Manbij Military Council with medium and heavy weapons in the village of Um Adaseh and the neighboring villages northwest of Manbij.
Video from North-Press reporter from inside the French Lafarge Company, which was a main base for the Global Coalition on the international road west of Ein Issa city
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), in an op-ed in the Washington Post, says, "Withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria is a grave strategic mistake..America's wars will be 'endless' only if America refuses to win them."
Russian warplanes has patrolled over the sky of Manbij along the EuphratesShield controlled line and over Al-Arimah city.
1 year ago
SDF were able to recapture the 23 Highway near the Turkish-Syrian border. captured villages: Bab Al-Kher, Shayk Hassan, Aba Kabirah, Markis. SNA have withdraw back to Matlah, Shakariyah.
Video: Bayraktar TB2 UAV at Şanlıurfa airport1 year ago
Video: Bayraktar TB2 UAV at Şanlıurfa airport
Pompeo: Briefed our @NATO Allies today about developments in Syria including the ceasefire between Turkey and YPG. This solution will save lives and contribute to long-term stability in the region. The United States and Turkey are committed to a peaceful, Turkish-controlled safe zone
1 year ago
[email protected]: Think of how many lives we saved in Syria and Turkey by getting a ceasefire yesterday. Thousands and thousands, and maybe many more
1 year ago
[email protected]: Susan Rice, who was a disaster to President Obama as National Security Advisor, is telling us her opinion on what to do in Syria. Remember RED LINE IN THE SAND That was Obama. Millions killed. No thanks Susan, you were a disaster
Russian warplanes bombard the village of Maarzita in the southern countryside of Idlib with rockets
Russian warplanes launched several airstrikes targeting the village of Maarzita in the southern countryside of Idlib in conjunction with artillery shelling on the villages of Ameriya and Moga
Russian air force launches several airstrikes targeting the Zizoun thermal station in the Ghab Plain of the western countryside of Hama
Russian air strikes on the village of al-Qarqur west of Hama
Russian warplanes target the outskirts of Taftanaz town of Idlib countryside with air strikes
1 year ago
Turkish Ministry of Defense accuses Kurdish units in 14 attacks In the last 36 hours
Raids of Russian fighter jets on the perimeter of the village of Kufir near the Jisr Al Shughur
Warplanes carry out more than 20 airstrikes in the town of Taftanaz and its surroundings in the northern countryside of Idlib, amid intensive flight of warplanes over the area
Russian fighter jets targeted Taftanaz airport with several raids
Turkish military convoy entered through the Kafr Lusin crossing consisting of armored vehicles and heading to the Turkish control points in Idlib
Two dead and a number of wounded by Russian air strikes on the perimeter of Taftanaz town in the northern countryside of Idlib
Successive airstrikes by Russian warplanes on the outskirts of Qarqour village in al-Ghab plain in Hama countryside this morning
The moment of the Russian airstrike on the outskirts of the town of Taftanaz east of Idlib
SDF brings in reinforcements from al-Shadadi city in al-Hasakah countryside towards the Syrian-Turkish border
Autonomous Administration in NE Syria: More than 235 people lost their lives, including 22 children, and 677 injured upon the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria.
Turkish army lifted the border wall across the village of Can Temr between Rasulayn and Dirbasiye
Russian warplanes launch raids targeting Maarat al-Sina village in Idlib countryside
Another humanitarian convoy is on the way to Sere Kaniye, made up of international NGO Free Burma Rangers and Kurdish Red Crescent ambulances. International volunteers are also present in the convoy, aiming to establish a humanitarian corridor to the still-surrounded city
1 year ago
Erdogan threatens Kurds to "smash heads" if they do not withdraw before pause ends
Strike on Kafr Sajnah
1 year ago
Turkish President: If we can not reach a solution with Putin on the pro-Assad forces deployed in northern Syria, we will implement our own plans
The top Kurdish commander in Syria, General Mazlum Kobane told @NBCNews he is trying to pull his forces back from Ras al-Ayn, but Turkey is not allowing it. He alleges Turkey does not want Kurdish fighters to withdraw - a condition of the ceasefire - but to kill them
Syrian Army (SAA) forces with Russian flags in Kobane
All US troops withdrawing from Syria expected to go to western Iraq
Renewed clashes in the town of Ras al-Ain between Turkish forces and factions on the one hand and the Syrian Democratic Forces despite the ceasefire agreement
Pro-Assad forces target with heavy artillery Hamira village of Aleppo southern countryside
A spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces confirms the completion of the evacuations of the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain
1 year ago
Erdogan says he has informed US and European countries that Turkish offensive in Syria will resume if Kurdish militants do not withdraw from 'safe zone' within 120 hours
As part of the agreement to pause militaty operations with Turkey with American mediaition. Today, we have evacuated the city of Ras Al-Ain from all SDF fighters. We don't have any more fighters in the city - Kino Gabriel SDF Spokesperson
Hundreds of trucks carrying US personnel were observed by CNN gathering near Hasakah, Syria, en route east to the border with Iraq. A US official confirmed the ground move
Turkish soldiers are standing near the M4 highway while American soldiers leaving towards Hasakah area.1 year ago
Turkish soldiers are standing near the M4 highway while American soldiers leaving towards Hasakah area.
Turkish soldiers are standing near the M4 highway while American soldiers leaving towards Hasakah area.
Photograph of weapons, ammunition, and other equipment IS militants claimed yesterday it captured in an attack on SDF militia in Jadid Bakara, Basira, Dayr al-Zur, Syria
Gen Mazloum tells so far more than 500 civilian casualties and more than 400,000 Kurds displaced, says "Turks are still violating the ceasefire and they still shooting."
Al-Hasakah: Withdrawal of a US military convoy of about 100 trucks and armored vehicles from the SDF control areas in northern Syria, passing through the city of Qamishli towards the Simalka crossing with the Kurdistan region of Iraq
1 year ago
Turkish MFA: While we were seeking to establish a safe zone in Syria with America, Washington continued to support the Kurdish militia with weapons.
1 year ago
Events in Syria after the start of the Turkish military operation took an undesirable turn - Shoigu
Qamishli: withdrawing US force is pelted with stones and rotten fruit
Kurds in Qamishlo city in Syria are throwing "stones and tomatoes" on the US troops as they are withdrawing from the Kurdish areas in Northern Syria to pave the way for Turkish troops to enter into the areas
Pro-Assad forces shelling Maarat Hurmah with artillery
1 year ago
Erdogan: Turkey does not want to take any land that does not belong to it
1 year ago
Putin discussed with Netanyahu bilateral issues and the situation in Syria - Kremlin
1 year ago
Turkish-backed forces control the villages of Khirbet Al-Faras, Al-Alawat Al-Janoubi and Al-Sulaibi and a number of farms surrounding west of Tel-Abyad within the framework of Operation Spring.
1 year ago
President Erdogan: 'We are coming towards the end of 120 hours. We will meet with Putin and We will do what we need.'
1 year ago
Erdogan on the Turkish offensive in Syria: "We expected the international community to take a strong stance. We are deeply disappointed. The whole West stood by the militants. They all attacked us together, including NATO and the EU countries."
American withdrawing forces at Duhok province right now, forces are heading to bases in Iraq
1 year ago
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow is ready to mediate between the Syria government and the Syrian Kurds.
1 year ago
Lavrov: Russia does not plan to hold a security meeting between Turkey and Syria
US Defense Secretary: We will keep some US troops near oil fields in northeastern Syria
1 year ago
Khirbet Al Beger and Kur Husen villages south of Tel Abiad/Girê Spî are being bombed.
US Defense Secretary: We are cooperating with the SDF to prevent ISIS from reaching oil fields
1 year ago
Turkish Ministry of Defense claims that there was no civilian casualty in the Syrian territory during Operation "Peace Spring"
1 year ago
Severe clashes between Turkish-backed forces and SDF are taking place in villages north of Ain Issa town/ south of Kobani
Russia's Defence Minister says Turkish operation in Northern Syria has left twelve prisons holding foreign militants and eight refugee camps unguarded
Syrian Observatory: 4 SDF killed when Turkish UAV has targeted a car in the vicinity of Ain Issa
A massive displacement movement of hundreds of families from Derbasiyah & its countryside towards southern areas and Hasakah, its surroundings, amid civilian fears of Turkish forces offensive
1 year ago
A large number of SAA soldiers have deployed along the international highway near ⁦Ain Issa⁩ town
Pro-Assad forces target a civilian car with a Kornet ATGM in al-Qahera village of Hama western countryside.
Demonstrations of displaced people from Manbij in Jarablus demanding the operation in Manbij
Multiple towns in southern Idlib hit by airstrikes today
Multiple towns in southern Idlib hit by airstrikes today
SANA has published pictures of Syrian army installing new heavy artillery batteries and MLRS in Manbij region to to counter the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory, SANA added.1 year ago
"SANA" has published pictures of Syrian army installing new heavy artillery batteries and MLRS in Manbij region to "to counter the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory", SANA added.
Dozens of Russian soldiers arrive at Qamishlo Airport in Northern Syria
[email protected] on Syria: "We had no obligation if you will to defend the Kurds from a long-standing NATO ally (Turkey)"
While the Kurds are reporting casualties, "plenty of Turks have been killed because of conflict on their borders," according to @POTUS. "You have to look at both ways."
Trump says he does not want to leave US troops in Syria
US President Donald Trump: Syria's ceasefire complied with minor clashes
1 year ago
German Defence Minister @AKK calls for international protection zone in Northern Syria in coordination with Turkey and Russia. Nothing less than paradigm shift in German security policy, Merkel "informed'.
Trump: There is no need to keep our troops in Syria except to protect oil
Trump is 'fully prepared' to take military action against Turkey if needed, Mike Pompeo says
RAF assets out of Akrotiri, en-route to Operation Shader mission tonight. 2003z: ZZ337 Voyager / ZK323 Typhoon
1 year ago
Pentagon recently began drawing up plans for abrupt withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan in case President Trump surprises military leaders by ordering an immediate drawdown as he did in Syria, current and former defense officials say
IS militants in Hawayij, Dayr al-Zur, claimed today they assassinated a member of an SDF militia-backed local council
1 year ago
The SDF and SAA are continually repulsing attacks on Manajir by the TFSA. They've attacked the village several times throughout the "ceasefire"
1 year ago
Pro-Assad forces shell villages of Sarmaniya and Khirbet Al-Naqous in Hama western countryside with heavy artillery
A child was injured in Ma'rat Harmah town due to shelling with rocket launchers and heavy artillery by pro-Assad forces
SDF has captured the villages "Bi'r Qadim", Misêrfa and Al-'Aliyah, Khirbat Al-Naimah from SNA. SDF are controlling the International M4 road to Deir ez-zor, west of Tall Tamr
German ISIS member Fatih K. was able to escape from a prison in Northern Syria following the Turkish army's shelling and attacks on the region. His lawyer Mahmut Erdem has already confirmed it
Casualties among civilians after Pro-Assad forces targeted Ma'aret Hurmah town, rural Idlib with artillery shelling
Turkish President Erdoğan will meet with Russian President Putin in Sochi today. Kobani, Manbij and Qamishli will be on the agenda
SANA: Syrian Army units complete their deployment in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah province
SAA has begun entering Dirbêsiyê (Al-Darbasiyah) city
1 year ago
Russian air force helicopters land at Tabqa air base, northern Syria, after US forces left the area
EU: Turkish attack in Syria supports IS and threatens our security
Turkish Warplanes fly in the sky of Kobane/Ain al-Arab in Aleppo northeast countryside
SAA units enter the village of Al-Kozleya west of Tal Tamr in the north-western Hasaka countryside
Missile shelling by pro-Assad forces targets Kafranbel city, Maarat al-Seen, Hazarin, Ma'rzita and Hayesh in the southern Idlib countryside
1 year ago
Helicopters drop several barrel bombs on Al-Kabana axis in Lattakia northern countryside in conjunction with artillery shelling targeting the area
An explosive device explodes in Azaz city of Aleppo northern countryside
Pro-Assad forces target with heavy artillery the villages of Tal Dam and Abu Sharaji in the eastern countryside of Idlib
1 year ago
Erdogan threatens to resume attack on Syria if Kurds do not complete their withdrawal
1 year ago
Erdogan: I will discuss with Putin the ceasefire in Idlib
1 year ago
Erdogan express concern on Iranian position on Turkish intervention in northern Syria
Bashar Al Assad met with SAA soldiers at Al Habit frontline town in Southern Idlib
SAA continue deploy in M4 until al-Nawfaliyah (including al-Nawfaliyah) west of Tell Tamr
Assad: The battle of Idlib is the "basis" for resolving the war in Syria
European Council President Donald Tusk calls on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to withdraw his troops from northern Syria
Iraq: "All U.S. forces that withdrew from Syria received approval to enter the Kurdistan Region so that they may be transported outside Iraq. There is no permission granted for these forces to stay inside Iraq."
Every inch of Syria would be reclaimed, Assad said, every inch. Here he is in Idlib today (first time in 7+ years) as his troops position themselves along the once Kurdish-held border with Turkey (first time in 7+ years)
1 year ago
The Kremlin: We will study the German proposal to establish a safe area in the north of Syria, subject to international supervision and with the participation of Russia and Turkey
Pro-Assad forces shell Jabala town of Southern Idlib countryside with heavy artillery
Opposition forces target locations of pro-Assad forces in Khan Sheikhoun city south of Idlib with Grad rockets and artillery shells
1 year ago
UNHCR numbers: Refugee arrivals to Iraq surpassed 7,100 this morning (22 Oct). More than 7,000 are at Bardarash refugee camp
1 year ago
Turkish-backed SNA takes control of the villages of Kaif Khallabah, Abdi Koui and Tabash, west of Tel-Abyad
Turkey's President Erdogan began talks with Russian President Putin in Sochi
Pro-Assad forces target the perimeter of the Urem Al Kubra town in the western Aleppo countryside with heavy artillery
1 year ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Turkish military operation violates the sovereignty of Syria
1 year ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: We hope that the Putin-Erdogan meeting will clarify who will control the oil-rich areas in northeastern Syria
Putin's Press Secretary Peskov: "Only the legitimate government of Syria can allow Turkish armed forces to remain or not remain on the territory of Syria,"
Standing in front of a Patriot missile battery in Saudi Arabi, US Defense Secretary Esper says aim is not to keep troops withdrawing from Syria in Iraq "interminably"
Esper told reporters that US troops will reposition out of northeast Syria into western Iraq and make preparations to go home from there and that he would discuss this with the Iraqi Defense minister tomorrow. He wouldn't say how long US troops would stay in Iraq. (pool report)
1 year ago
HTS targets pro-Assad forces positions on the Kabana fronts in the northern countryside of Latakia with artillery shells
1 year ago
German Foreign Minister: We reject the establishment of a safe area to concrete Turkey's progress in Syria
Artillery shelling by pro-Assad forces targets the town of Ma'rat Hermah in the southern countryside of Idlib
Manbij military council warning ISIS cells are becoming more active, accuses Turkey-backed forces of trying to smuggle ISIS families out of IDP camps
Photo: talks between Erdogan and Putin in Sochi on the fate of Syria
During a meeting between Erdogan and Putin's only translators present, Erdogan's file appears to have a map
Kurdish station Dengê Welat is on the same frequency of counter broadcast from Turkey's state radio TRT on 11520 khz.
@MaghaweirThowra after investigation and confirmation, arrested a smuggler facilitating the transit of weapons through the 55kms Al Tanf area to Daesh
HRE footage published today showing them fire multiple ATGMs from within TFSA territory in Afrin at targets around the town of Bassouta
2 HRE ATGMs targeted the TFSA military facility located at the al-Ahlam mountain resort, while the rest were fired at locations in the town itself
1 year ago
Artillery shelling from Pro-Assad forces positions targets the villages of Sarmaniya and Dweir al-Akrad in Hama western countryside
1 year ago
Armed opposition forces have targeted pro-Assad forces positions at Al Huwaiz village in western Hama with artillery, reports of casualties
US official: Kurdish militias told us to evacuate the "safe zone" in northern Syria
SDF commander Mazloum Abdi says that they have fully consented with the US/Turkey agreement
We managed to reach decisions that will be published by the ministers of the Russian Federation and Turkey later - Putin
Syria must be freed from foreign military presence, the country's integrity must be maintained, Turkey shares this approach - Putin
Negotiations between Putin and Erdogan ended: The talks between the presidents of Russia and Turkey lasted six and a half hours
Erdogan: Turkish operation in northern Syria is not intended to violate Syria's territorial integrity
Russia FM Lavrov: As per Adana Agreement, Russia will participate in the safe zone agreement, alongside Turkey; YPG will leave all positions 30km from Turkey's border within 150hrs (except Qamishli, Tel Rifat & Manbij); After that, joint RU-Turkish army patrols will begin
Lavrov: A deadline of 150 hours starting Wednesday evening for the withdrawal of Kurdish forces more than 30 kilometers deep inside Syrian territory
Lavrov: Russian military police units will enter northern Syria to secure the withdrawal of Kurdish forces
Trump authorized $4.5 million aid to Syria's White Helmets group, White House says
Putin-Erdogan agreement on Syria
Complete text of Turkish, Russian agreement on Northern Syria(in English), that pushed YPG 30km from Turkish, Syria border
It is very important that we managed to agree on the deployment of Syrian border guards on the border with Turkey: Lavrov and Shoigu talk about the results of negotiations between Putin and Erdogan
Lavrov: Turkish operation "The Peace Spring" is over
1 year ago
[email protected]: Good news seems to be happening with respect to Turkey, Syria and the Middle East. Further reports to come later
1 year ago
Turkey says "no need" to restart Syria offensive after deadline expires
1 year ago
Kremlin: America betrayed Syrian Kurds
1 year ago
Kremlin accuses America of "encouraging" Kurds to stay near border and fight with Turkey
1 year ago
Kremlin: Turkish army will hit Kurds if they do not withdraw from the border with Turkey
1 year ago
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has pledged his full support for the Turkish-Syrian agreement on northern Syria — Kremlin
Russian warplanes are targeting Ma'rat Harmah and Tal al-Nar in the southern countryside of Idlib with missiles
Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu: Russia has been an actor in Syria for a long time. So we will work together on the return of immigrants1 year ago
Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu: Russia has been an actor in Syria for a long time. So we will work together on the return of immigrants
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We kept the city of Qamishli outside the process to avoid clashes with the government forces
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Ministry: The Assad government is unable to implement the Adana agreement even if it wants to.
Pro-Assad forces target the villages of Khalsa and Khan Touman in the southern Aleppo countryside with artillery and rockets
Syrian Observatory: SDF kills 4 members of pro-Turkish factions on the front of northern Aleppo countryside
Pro-Assad forces shell villages and towns of Khalsa, Zaitan, Al-Humeira and Khan Toman in Aleppo southern countryside with heavy artillery
Iran praised the agreement between Putin and Erdogan
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Ministry: Putin told us that if the Kurds do not respond to the warning than we will do what is necessary
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We know that France has worked hard to establish a PKK/YPG state in Syria and that they have been very frustrated with our operation
1 year ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry confirms that the oil-rich areas in northern Syria should be under the control of Damascus
1 year ago
SecGen: @NATO will continue to play an important role in the fight against terrorism. At this DefMin, Allies will discuss our training mission in Iraq and stress our commitment to @ResoluteSupport mission in Afghanistan. Allies will also address the situation in Syria
1 year ago
A convoy of Russian military police crosses the Euphrates River in Syria en route to the town of Kobani
HTS confronts Russian special forces attempt to infiltrate the Umm Jalal axis in southern Idlib countryside
Russian warplanes target the vicinity of Kafranbel city in the southern countryside of Idlib with vacuum missiles
Air strikes target the vicinity of Jabala village in southern Idlib countryside
Patrol of Russian military police in Kobane
1 year ago
Turkish bombardment reported on the village of Sharakrak, in the southeastern countryside of Tal-Abyad, on M4, linking Ein-Issa to Kantari
1 year ago
SDF reports 8 pro-Turkish fighters killed and a tank hit in failed offensive attempt at Kafe village between Ras Al-Ain and Dirbesiye
A suicide car bomb exploded today in the city of Qamishli in NE Syria, Rudaw's Hunar Ahmed reported from the city. Witnesses on the scene have said there are no casualties
Attack with car bomb in Qamishlo
1 year ago
Turkish backed forces try to enter Shergirat 10km NE of Ayn Issa in northern Raqqa located at M4 highway
Pentagon chief visits Iraq as U.S. troops withdraw from Syria
Russian warplanes target with missiles the village of Sheikh Mustafa in the southern countryside of Idlib.
1 year ago
President Erdoğan: We won't allow PKK / YPG to stay on the field by wearing SAA clothes
More than one landing operation were carried out by the coalition, targeting Daesh sleeper cells, one of which was carried out in Al-Hawayej village in the eastern Deir ez-Zur countryside.
1 year ago
Russian Defense Ministry: Syria will establish 15 points along its border with Turkey
An international coalition convoy patrols the streets of the city of Al-Busayrah accompanied by intensive overflights of the coalition air force in the eastern Deir Ezzor countryside
Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sharqiya reports a car-bomb attack in Suluk1 year ago
Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sharqiya reports a car-bomb attack in Suluk
Russian forcer Entering Kobani
SDF says that "Turkish reconnaissance drones and fighter jets have patrolled over several spots in the city [of Derik] throughout the daytime. Turkish army officials have been spotted moving in civilian vehicles across the border."
Motorcycle bomb exploded opposite the Great Mosque in the city of Shadadi south of Hasaka, reports of casualties
1 year ago
[email protected]: Big success on the Turkey/Syria Border. Safe Zone created. Ceasefire has held and combat missions have ended. Kurds are safe and have worked very nicely with us. Captured ISIS prisoners secured. I will be making a statement at 11:00 A.M. from the White House. Thank you
Sputnik released a map of northeastern Syria, including:  15 observation posts the Syrian government will man; Turkey's safe zone between Tal Abiad & Ras al-Ain; 10 km deep patrol border (outside Turkish-controlled area) - 32 km deep YPG exclusion zone1 year ago
Sputnik released a map of northeastern Syria, including: 15 observation posts the Syrian government will man; Turkey's safe zone between Tal Abiad & Ras al-Ain; 10 km deep patrol border (outside Turkish-controlled area) - 32 km deep YPG exclusion zone
1 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on NE Syria: "We received a written assurance from the US that the YPG pulled out and looked at the information in field and decided to stop the operation. It doesn't mean we are pulling out of the area.We will remain in the field."
1 year ago
Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace says US did not inform Britain in advance that it would pull out from border areas
1 year ago
Raqqa: A military commander of the SNA was killed by a landmine explosion near Ain Issa town in the northern countryside
1 year ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Turkish troops will have access to Kobani and Manbij in accordance with the Sochi Agreement
Statement: Turkish-backed SNA is in full control of Ras Al Ain city in Northern Hasakah countryside
Turkish-backed SNA released video of targeting a Humvee with an ATGM near Ras Al Ain
1 year ago
The whole territory of Syria should be under the control of Damascus - Russian Foreign Ministry
HRE posts footage of a raid occurring yesterday, seems it was Kafr Kalbin (A'zaz) front, several killed
Iraqi Prime Minister confirms that there is no authorization for US troops withdrawn from Syria to stay in Iraq
Turkish-backed SNA in the city of Ras Al-Ain
The moment of the raid by Russian warplanes on the town of Hazarin in the southern countryside of Idlib
More than 100 ISIS prisoners have escaped in Syria, U.S. envoy says
Amb. Jeffrey: "Many people fled because they're very concerned about these Turkish supported Syrian opposition forces as are we. We've seen several incidents which we consider war crimes"
Top US envoy for Syria Amb. Jeffrey: "the Turkish incursion into northeast Syria is a tragedy, it was long standing US government policy in two Administrations to keep that from happening and we were clearly not successful"
The large-scale destruction of civilian houses due to raids by Russian warplanes that targeted the town of Hazarin in the southern countryside of Idlib
Assad's forces from Tabqa to Ain Issa. The people are cursing them
1 year ago
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: Kurdish rights must be preserved in Syria's new constitution
1 year ago
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: The Russian-Turkish agreement followed an understanding reached in a secret communication between Russia, Damascus and the Kurds
Special Representative on Syria James Jeffrey on the Turkey-Russia deal in NE Syria: "I have to be pretty cynical about this agreement . They're not going to accomplish anything good with that agreement."
"On the war crimes we're looking into those allegations," Jeffrey tells @RepTedDeutch. "We've sent a high-level demarche to Ankara demanding an explanation and we'll look at the various options."
1 year ago
President Trump on the US military withdrawal of northern Syria: "Let someone else fight over this long blood-stained sand."
@USTreasury Removes sanctions imposed on Turkish Ministries and senior officials following pause of Turkish operations in Northeast Syria
"A major breakthrough for Syria & the MiddleEast" says @POTUS "A cease fire that we established along Syria's border has held & held very well.Turkey informed my administration that they would be stopping combat & their offensive in Syria"
President Trump says getting drawn into war against Turkey "would have required deploying tens of thousands of American troops against Turkey-a NATO ally-and a country the United States has developed a very good relationship with."
Turkish army targets the positions of YPG in the town of Marnaz north of Aleppo with heavy artillery shells
1 year ago
The Russian Defense Minister discussed with the commander of the SDF the implementation of the Russian-Turkish agreement on Syria
Turkish military outpost (observation base 9b) near Maar Hatat (23 Sep 2019)