YPG spokesman denies Russian report on deal with ISIS, says fighting continues near Raqqa

YPG spokesman denies Russian report on deal with ISIS, says fighting continues near Raqqa

ARA News The official spokesman of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) Nuri Mahmoud on Saturday denied reports quoting the …

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US-backed Iraqi forces push for last ISIS stronghold in Mosul

US-backed Iraqi forces push for last ISIS stronghold in Mosul

Iraqi forces have launched a broad assault on parts of Mosul, closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State …

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Russian FM to meet Kurdish PM Nechirvan Barzani

Russian FM to meet Kurdish PM Nechirvan Barzani

ARA News Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Nechirvan Barzani and Germany’s …

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Pentagon identifies army casualty in Rojava

Pentagon identifies army casualty in Rojava

ARA News The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced today the death of an American soldier who was supporting the US-led coalition …

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Civilians in Syria must be spared from anti-ISIS airstrikes: UN rights chief

Civilians in Syria must be spared from anti-ISIS airstrikes: UN rights chief

Geneva (UN) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Friday urged the air forces of the …

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Syria’s Kurds struggle for unity

Syria’s Kurds struggle for unity

ARA News The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, told an audience at the Heritage Foundation on Tuesday that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is …

US-led coalition trains Raqqa Internal Forces to run post-ISIS city

US-led coalition trains Raqqa Internal Forces to run post-ISIS city

ARA News Fifty members of the Raqqa Internal Security Forces (RISF) are currently in training by the US-led coalition, a coalition spokesperson confirmed on Saturday. “The Coalition began …

Kurdish council says PYD using fight against ISIS as excuse to suppress Kurdish rivals

Kurdish council says PYD using fight against ISIS as excuse to suppress Kurdish rivals

ARA News The Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) said Friday that the Democratic Union Party (PYD) is using the fight against ISIS to force the KNC to recognize it’s local self …

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