Kurdish YPG forces storm key ISIS stronghold in northeastern Syria

Kurdish YPG forces storm key ISIS stronghold in northeastern Syria

ARA News Hasakah – Kurdish forces of the People's Protection Units (YPG) launched on Sunday a major offensive on the ISIS-held town of …

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ISIS executes Syrian rebel for ‘fighting against the Caliphate’

ISIS executes Syrian rebel for ‘fighting against the Caliphate’

ARA News Damascus – Islamic State's (ISIS) jihadists on Sunday executed a Syrian rebel fighter in the Qalamoun District in Damascus …

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Russian airstrikes kill dozens in Syria’s Idlib

Russian airstrikes kill dozens in Syria’s Idlib

ARA News Idlib – Russian warplanes on Sunday launched several airstrikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib Governorate, killing and …

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US-led coalition steps up airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, hit main ISIS positions

US-led coalition steps up airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, hit main ISIS positions

ARA News Duhok – The US-led coalition has stepped up its air campaign against the Islamic State (ISIS) radical group in Syria and …

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Islamists bomb Kurdish district amid mounting violence in Syria’s Aleppo

Islamists bomb Kurdish district amid mounting violence in Syria’s Aleppo

ARA News Aleppo – Syrian Islamist groups on Saturday bombed the Kurdish district of Sheikh Maqsoud in Aleppo city with mortar fire, …

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Kurdish female fighters commemorate International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

Kurdish female fighters commemorate International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

ARA News  Kobane – Each year on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is commemorated. On Friday, the Women's Protection Units (YPJ) took the time …

Syrian Kurds seek unity deal after release of opposition activists

Syrian Kurds seek unity deal after release of opposition activists

ARA News Erbil – Bernard Koucher and Peter Galbraith traveled to Northern Syria – Rojava (NSR) on Wednesday, offering to mediate between the governing Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the …

Syrian Kurds tackle conscription, underage marriages and polygamy

Syrian Kurds tackle conscription, underage marriages and polygamy

ARA News Qamishli – In the Federation of Northern Syria – Rojava (NSR), unlike the rest of the country, female soldiers and officers are commonplace. Breaking with centuries of tradition, …

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