Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to arrive in India on Tuesday as part of his Asian tour, which kick started in Pakistan and will end in China at More »

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

:: King Salman on Tuesday issued a royal decree to transfer investigations and prosecutions of customs cases to the Public Prosecution, instead of the General Customs Authority, within a period not exceeding More »

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

:: Senior officials from different government monitoring and anti-corruption agencies called on King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Monday. The king stressed the need for fighting graft and the importance More »

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (center) at the launch of the King Abdullah Port on Monday. King Abdullah Port, the fastest-growing container port in the world, is considered a major success More »

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

:: Saudi investigators have recovered assets worth more than $106 billion in an anti-corruption crackdown ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the royal court said on Wednesday. The funds are in More »

 

Tag Archives: MANBIJ

ISIS claims deadly suicide attack on Kurdish-US convoy in Syria

:: An ISIS-claimed suicide car bomb attack on a military convoy in northeastern Syria killed on Monday five members of a Kurdish-led force accompanying US troops in an anti-extremist coalition, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said

Erdogan to Trump: Turkey ready to take over Syria’s Manbij

:: Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria’s Manbij, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told US President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said in a statement. Erdogan said an attack that left four

Turkey says US needs to withdraw from Syria’s Manbij region immediately

:: The United States needs to withdraw from northern Syria’s Manbij region immediately, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday. President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkish forces would sweep Kurdish fighters from the Syrian border and could push

Manbij: Syria’s modern day ‘Danzig’

Eyad Abu Shakra

By : Eyad Abu Shakra Establishing safe zones and no-fly zones was among the very first critical demands made with respect to the Syria crisis, yet the then United States administration led by former President Barrack Obama– keen on rehabilitating

43 American tank transporters, vehicles arrive to Manbij outskirts

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 43 American tank transporters and vehicles arrived to the outskirts of Syria’s Manbij to aid in a battle against ISIS. This military support will aid Syria’s Democratic Forces, which are backed by

Syria forces quietly take up buffer between Kurds, Turks

US-backed Syrian fighters have turned over several villages in the country’s north to government forces under a deal to avoid conflict with Turkey, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. The Manbij Military Council, part of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces,

Syrian militia: Manbij under protection of US-led alliance

The northern Syrian city of Manbij is under the protection of the US-led coalition against ISIS after an increase in “Turkish threats” against the city, a Kurdish-allied militia that controls the city said. Manbij has come into renewed focus since

Turkey ‘to strike Syrian Kurd militia’ unless it leaves Manbij

Turkey on Thursday threatened to strike Syrian Kurdish militia forces if they don’t withdraw from Manbij, a former bastion of Islamic State extremists that has been taken over by predominantly-Kurdish forces. “We will strike the YPG if they do not

Turkey loses 2 soldiers since start of Syria operation

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and five were wounded in a missile attack Tuesday by ISIS in northern Syria – the first Turkish casualties caused by the militants in Turkey’s two-week-old incursion into Syria. The Turkish fatalities came after Turkish

Turkey, US-led coalition launch operation in Syria

Turkish tanks on Wednesday approached the Syrian border and were firing on targets, but stopped short of crossing the frontier, CNN Turk reported, showing live footage of several tanks maneuvering along the border. Earlier, CNN Turk said the tanks were

ISIS ‘on the ropes’ in northern Syria: Pentagon

Coalition-supported local forces fighting ISIS in northern Syria have recaptured large areas around the city of Manbij and put the extremists “on the ropes,” a Pentagon official said Friday. Since the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began an operation to capture

US-backed forces control 40% of Syria’s Manbij

US-backed forces now control 40 percent of the ISIS held Syrian city of Manbij after new advances in the last day that secured them key areas inside the strategic city near the Turkish border, a monitor said on Sunday. The

ISIS executes 24 after seizing Syrian village

ISIS has executed at least 24 civilians after seizing a village in northern Syria from a US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance, a monitor said Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ISIS executed 24 civilians “in the last 24 hours” after

US backed Syrian forces advance 2km from center of ISIS-held Manbij

US backed Syrian forces fought their way to the western entrance of Manbij city for the first time since a major offensive to seize the last territory held by ultra-hardline militants on the Syria-Turkey border, a source in the Syrian

ISIS mounts fierce defense of besieged Syrian bastion

ISIS militants have launched a wave of suicide and car bombings to defend a besieged stronghold in northern Syria against US-backed fighters, a monitor said on Saturday. A Kurdish-Arab alliance last week encircled the city of Manbij and severed a

US-backed forces launch anti-ISIS offensive in Syria

Thousands of US-backed fighters in Syria are launching an offensive to capture from ISIS a crucial swathe of northern Syria known as the Manbij pocket following weeks of quiet preparations, US officials disclosed to Reuters. The operation, which only just

Powered by : © 2014 Systron Micronix :: Leaders in Web Hosting. All rights reserved

| About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclaimer | Contact Us |