Syrian Kurds accuse Turkish forces of cleansing local population

A spokesman for the Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria says Turkish invading forces are displacing local populations in northern Syria.

One Turkish soldier killed, three injured in Kurdish Syrian attack

Turkish tanks advanced deeper inside Syria on Saturday and clashed for the first time with powerful Kurdish-aligned forces which have been the United States' main ally against Islamic State...

Kurds say they've withdrawn from Minbij, handed over to local council

The main Kurdish force in northern Syria says it has handed over control of Minbij city, west of the Euphrates River, to the local council.

Syrian Kurdish-led forces say Turkey shells their positions

Kurdish-led forces who recently captured the northern Syrian city of Minbij from Islamic State jihadists said Monday they had come under artillery shelling from the Turkish military.

Kurdish-led Syrian group plans to retake key town from Islamic State

A US-backed Syrian alliance, which dealt a major setback to Islamic State this week, announced on Sunday the formation of a military council to capture a strategic northern town from the extremist...

Monitor: Islamic State frees Minbij civilians taken during retreat

Islamic State fighters have released most of the civilians they took with them while retreating from the northern Syrian city of Minbij, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told dpa on...

Islamic State abducts 2,000 civilians while fleeing Syria border city

Islamic State militants abducted about 2,000 civilians from Minbij shortly after they were forced to retreat from the strategic Syrian city near the Turkish border, Kurdish officials said Friday...

Syrian Kurdish forces declare Minbij "liberated" from Islamic State

Syrian Kurdish-led forces, backed by US airstrikes, announced Friday the "liberation" of the key northern Syrian city of Minbij, saying only mine-clearing operations are ongoing, according to a...

Centre of Minbij captured from Islamic State, Kurdish-led forces say

Kurdish-led forces say they have captured the centre of Minbij city in northern Syria from the Islamic State extremist group.

Islamic State ignores ultimatum, fights Kurds in Syrian town Minbij

Islamic State fighters were locked in battle with US-backed Syrian forces in Minbij on Saturday, disregarding an ultimatum from the advancing Kurdish-led forces to leave the northern Syrian town...