The organisation, which includes the terrorist PKK group’s Syrian wing, could benefit from US control of oil fields in the north. But without permission from the Syrian regime, this could be counted as a crime.
New poll shows strong local support in northern Syria for Turkish operation
Turkish President Erdogan said deals with US and Russia on YPG/PKK withdrawal from northeastern Syrian border with Turkey had not been implemented. He added he would discuss the issue with his counterparts, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
US says Syrian oil revenues going to YPG/PKK-led SDF
US Central Command Commander Kenneth McKenzie gave details of the raid that took place earlier this week, rejecting claims that Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria delayed the raid on Daesh leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi.
Erdogan says Turkey will expand Syria safe zone if needed
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticises countries which allow terrorist YPG/PKK's symbols in streets despite recognising them as terror group.
Turkey's Border Security: Two men taken captive in US military raid
29 Oct 2019
A senior State Department official has confirmed that Daesh spokesman Abu al Hassan al Muhajir has been killed in a strike in northeastern Syria. The official says he was seen as a potential successor to Baghdadi. Sally Ayhan reports.
'YPG/PKK’s freeing Daesh members for money suits them' - Peace Spring
US President Donald Trump confirms death of Daesh terror group leader in a US military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. Trump says Baghdadi did not die of a hero and spent his final moments "crying, "whimpering" and "screaming."
YPG terrorists cleared from Syria's Tel Abyad - Turkey’s Border Security
28 Oct 2019
The town of Tel Abyad was one of the first areas to be cleared of the YPG terror group as part of Turkey's operation in northern Syria. But, Turkish and allied forces there say they're still working to find suspected terror cells in the area.
Life in 'hell': The woman who joined the YPG/PKK terror group
30 Oct 2019
A woman who joined the PKK/YPG terror group as a teenager escaped after six years. She recounted the abuse she faced in training camps in an interview with TRT World.
Questions raised after Twitter verifies terror group leader’s account
28 Oct 2019
Twitter has verified the account of top YPG/SDF “militant” Mazloum Kobani, and it has left many people questioning the company’s guidelines on content and accounts “promoting terrorism.” #MazloumKobani #YPG #SDF #TurkeySyria
UK court finds British YPG member guilty of terrorism
28 Oct 2019
A British man who was trained by the PKK terror group in Iraq and joined its Syrian branch the YPG has been found guilty of terrorism, a UK court said #UK #YPG #terrorism
US to deploy tanks to ‘protect’ oilfields in Syria – reports
25 Oct 2019
The US will reportedly deploy tanks to eastern Syria to secure oilfields from falling into the hands of Daesh. The decision comes after the US announced earlier this month that it would withdraw its forces from northern Syria.
International experts weigh in on Turkey’s operation
Many in Turkey feel that their national security concerns have been ignored by global powers and that their operation in northern Syria has been unfairly criticised. Here’s what experts had to say about it.