Author: Muhammad Basman

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed on Sunday that its fighters had pulled out of Syria’s border city of Serekaniye (Ras al-Ain in Arabic) as part of the recent US-Turkish ceasefire deal. SDF spokesperson Kino Gabriel confirmed via his tweet and wrote “Today, we have evacuated the city of Ras Al-Ain from all SDF fighters. […]

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar warned on Saturday that Ankara is ready to resume its offensive against the Kurdish forces in Syria if the recent ceasefire is not implemented. Earlier on Thursday, after nearly a five-hour meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a US delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence, Ankara and […]

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Wednesday that his country would retaliate the US recent sanctions on Ankara for its offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. Cavusoglu made the comments in Parliament on Wednesday, while he also said that all the threats and sanctions by the US are unacceptable. Turkish President Recep […]

As the Turkish offensive is still ongoing in its seventh day, US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey today to discuss the recent disputes between the two NATO allies. They will meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in efforts to negotiate a ceasefire in Syria, and will also […]

A statement by the office of the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo confirms that US president Donald Trump has signed the executive order of imposing sanctions against Turkey, a statement of sanctions was released by Trump’s office included the steel tariffs that will be increased up to 50%, also the US Department of Commerce […]

Around fourteen people are now believed to have been killed when a convoy of journalists and civilians in northern Syria was reportedly shelled by Turkish forces on Sunday afternoon. The convoy had been heading to Sari Kani (Ras al-Ain) leaving from Tel Tammar when it was struck. Initial reports indicate  French and Brazilian journalists were […]

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have “executed” nine civilians in town of Tal Abyad northeastern Syria. Other reports said that the leader of Syrian Future Party, Hevrin Khalaf, was also killed on Saturday near Qamishli and Initial reports claimed that Khalaf was killed in a Turkish airstrike. Nervin released a statement a day earlier to denounce the […]

UK, Germany, and France, have called for a UNSC meeting for talks on the Turkish operation in northeastern Syria. Turkey began on Wednesday a long-planned operation in Syria against the Syrian Kurdish forces as it believes they are an extension of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is designated as a “terrorist organization” by Ankara. […]

Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi had prepared a proposal in hopes of meeting the demands of the protesters, which states that All activities at the provincial and municipality councils will be halted until the next elections. the offices of general inspectors will be suspended, while the government will sign contracts with volunteering teachers, employ engineering and […]

Internet access was restored in Iraq on Monday (October 7) after being suspended by the federal government on October 2 amid the protests in the country. The decision by the government came after the security situation had calmed somewhat. Social media remained blocked for most users. The Iraqi prime minister ordered the army on Monday […]

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