Category: Syria


Kurdish troops have declared victory over ISIS in Raqqa, the capital of the group’s so-called Caliphate “We dedicate this historic victory to all humanity,” said Talal Sello, spokesman for the SDF The SDF has pledged to hand over control to […]


U.S.-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa said civilians should not return to the embattled city before it is cleared of landmines and sleeper cells, Agence France-Presse reported on Thursday. The statement by Kurdish internal security forces in Raqqa was released […]


  In 2014, Syria’s Kurdish Democratic Union Party enforced a 40 percent quota of women in all governmental bodies Despite the country’s fall into armed conflict, in 2016 Syrian women still held 13 percent of seats Available data puts female […]


Aidan James, from Liverpool is currently fighting ISIS alongside the YPG in Syria However, he fears that U.K. officials may charge him with terrorist offenses upon his return James is one of scores of foreign fighters who have joined the […]


Russia’s Defense Ministry has accused to U.S. of deliberately allowing ISIS into Syria The accusations come amid claims that the U.S. has decreased airstrikes along the Iraqi border in recent weeks © 2000 – 2017 Al Bawaba ( read more