المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
Daily Archives

22/10/2019

Turkey takes control of the first two villages in North Syria

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkey-allied Syrian opposition fighters have "cleared of terror" two villages across the border in Syria — meaning there are no more Syrian Kurdish fighters in those villages. Anadolu Agency said on…

Turkey’s offensive into Syria displaces 70,000

Civilian victims are increasing as Turkish forces push deeper into northeastern Syria in an offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that 10 civilians died in border areas of…

What is Turkey doing in Syria?

Turkish officials have said their only goal in Syria is to push back a Kurdish foe, but their second objective is much more ambitious and could lead to a military quagmire, mass displacement, and international sanctions targeting Turkey’s…

Heavy fighting as Syria Kurds hold off Turkish assault

Fighting raged in northeastern Syria on Friday as Turkish forces and their proxies tried to seize key Kurdish-held towns on the third day of a long-threatened offensive. The Syrian Democratic Forces -- the autonomous Kurds' de facto army…

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