People’s Protection Units (YPG)

Assad Makes His Pitch to the Kurds: ‘The Americans Will Not Protect You’

Iranian- and Russian-backed dictator Bashar al-Assad over the weekend warned Syrian Kurds who helped the United States defeat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) that the U.S. would not protect them from a prospective offensive by America’s NATO ally Turkey, who has vowed to push the Kurdish fighters out of northern Syria.

Syria-Iran deal to counter 'economic war' from West: Assad

Syrian Kurds on Turning to Russia, Assad: ‘We Don’t Like or Prefer This’

Syrian Kurds who helped the United States decimate the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) are reluctantly turning to Russia and its Syrian regime ally for assistance in protecting their lands from a planned attack by NATO member Turkey as the U.S. prepares to draw down its military presence in Syria, a Kurdish leader told Breitbart News.

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Turkey’s Erdogan Reveals Ethnic Change Plan for Kurdish Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday revealed plans to return four million Syrian refugees to Kurdish-held northern Syria, fueling fears that Ankara is going to further upend the region’s long-established demographics by forcibly replacing the local Kurds with Arabs.

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Turkey Vows to ‘Drain Terror Swamp’ in Kurdish Syria

Turkey on Friday said it would not rest until it drains “the terrorist swamp” in neighboring northeastern Syria, a territory controlled by a Kurdish group helping the U.S.-led coalition decimate the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).

Al-Qaeda's shadow still hangs over Syria's Idlib: analysts

Turkey Urges U.S. to Hand over Syria Military Bases

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration this week requested that the United States hand over control of its 16 military bases in Syrian territory controlled by American-allied Kurds after the U.S. withdraws.

IS suicide bomber kills 5 in Syria's Raqa: monitor

Russia to Mediate Talks Between Syrian Kurds, Assad Regime

The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG/YPJ) have turned to Russia to mediate talks between them and dictator Bashar al-Assad amid threats of an impending Turkish offensive into their territory in northern Syria, a senior Kurdish official reportedly declared on Monday.

Key quotes from Putin's 2018 marathon presser

Assad Troops, Turkey-Backed Rebels Amass in Kurdish Syria

Iranian- and Russian-backed forces loyal to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters are building up their military presence near the Syrian town of Manbij this week, a focal point of post-U.S. troops’ pullout plans.

Syrian government soldiers stand holding a picture of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dressed in a Field Marshal's camouflage fatigues at the Nassib border crossing with Jordan in the southern province of Daraa on July 7, 2018. - Soldiers burned a rebel flag as, together with Russian military police, they took …

Report: U.S.-Allied Kurdish YPG Wants Dialogue with Turkey

The U.S.-backed Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria are ready for dialogue with Turkey, which has demanded their removal despite their key role in fighting the Islamic State (ISIS), a spokesperson for the militia group declared Thursday.

IS kills 68 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria: monitor

Report: Turkey Attempts Secret Talks with Kurdish-Led SDF to Retrieve Dead

Turkey has attempted to secretly communicate with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG)-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to retrieve hundreds of killed Turkish soldiers as clashes between the Turks and Kurds continue in northern Syria’s Afrin region, reports the Kurdish outlet Bas News.

FILE -- This April 30, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), shows fighters from the SDF looking toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. U.S.-backed Syrian forces have launched their attack on the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa, in northern Syria, just as …

Report: Kurdish Allies Unsurprised by U.S. Inaction as Turkey Invades Syria

The reality that the United States has so far “abandoned” the Kurds in Iraq and Syria now that their help is no longer vital to toppling the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has reportedly scarcely caught the minority group by surprise due to its historic relationship with abandonment, Kurdish community representatives say.

US-Turkey tensions escalate over Syria operation

Pentagon: U.S. Reviewing ‘Adjustments’ to Weapons Support for Syrian Kurds

The United States is considering “adjustments” to the military support it provides to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) who have been fighting the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria and played a vital role in liberating the group’s primary stronghold in the war-ravaged country, according to the Pentagon.

Kurdish government postpones London oil and gas show

Turkish FM Claims Trump Vowed to Stop Arming Anti-Islamic State Syrian Kurds

The Turkish government claimed Washington would stop arming the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Syrian Kurdish militia considered among the most successful on the ground fighting the Islamic State (ISIS), following a conversation between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on November 24.

Fighters of the People's Protection Units (YPG), a mainly-Kurdish militia in Syria, fires their guns towards positions of militants of the so called Islamic State (IS) in Al Sinaa neighborhood, eastern Raqqa, Syria, 06 July 2017. Syrian activists say Islamic State group fighters are battling to repel the advance of …