Contents tagged with SDF

  • Unidentified aircraft strike Assad’s Army positions in eastern Syria

    Three unidentified warplanes carried out a series of powerful strikes on the positions of Syrian government forces and pro-Iranian military formations near the city of Abu Kamal. There is no information about the casualties at this time. According to sources, multiple powerful explosions occurred in the area.

    "In the eastern part of Deir Ez-Zor province, three aircraft were seen flying from the area controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces east of the Euphrates. Our correspondent reported …

  • Syrian opposition forces capture two Russians suspected of terrorism

    Representatives of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that they detained four terrorist suspects in northern Syria, two of whom are Russian citizens, Radio Liberty reports.

    The names of the two Russian detainees are Usmat Attayev and Mohammed Jawad Khan. The SDF did not specify which militant group they belonged. According to the SDF representatives, they were captured after "long and thorough tracking".

    The Russians are suspected of committing terrorist attacks in the city of Raqqa …

  • Media: US intends to establish diplomatic ties with regions controlled by Syrian opposition

    In the near future, the United States intends to take a series of steps aimed at establishing a diplomatic recognition of regions controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria , reports the Arabic news agency Asharq Al-Awsat, referring to a statement made by a high-ranking Western representative.

    According to the source, it is a region to the east of the Euphrates River, the area which covers approximately 24 thousand square kilometers and is three times bigger than the territory …

  • In a race to capture most important border crossing in Syria, American-backed forces begin their advance on Abu Kamal

    The next target of the United States-led coalition in Syria will be Abu Kamal (province of Deir ez-Zor).

    This is where the stronghold of the Islamic State is now located, stated the spokesperson for the operation Inherent Resolve, Colonel Ryan Dillon.

    "We have to consolidate the gains that the Syrian Democratic Forces have made down to the Omar oil fields [in Deir ez-Zor] and continue to back clear areas that are still ISIS held territory… and then prepare for an offensive in Abu Kamal, where …