Archiv: Manbij

15.10.2019 - 18:38 [ Babak Taghvaee ‏/ Twitter ]

#BREAKING: First video showing #Russian military police in center of #Manbij just 30 minutes ago. Their arrival means complete inability of #Turkey & its Islamic militia groups for capturing the city during #OperationPeaceSpring. #SDF & #SAA will continue protecting Manbij.

15.10.2019 - 18:36 [ Washington Post ]

Russia patrolling between Turkish and Syrian forces after U.S. troops withdraw

A Russian Defense Ministry statement said that military police in northwestern Manbij were patrolling “along the line of contact between the Syrian Arab Republic and Turkey.” The statement said the Russian military was also “interacting” with Turkey’s government.

13.10.2019 - 10:50 [ ]

Developing: Massive Syrian Army force arrives at outskirts of Manbij amid reports of imminent takeover

According to a source in Aleppo, the Syrian Army deployed a large force from the provincial capital to the southern outskirts of Manbij as the government holds talks with the SDF about preventing the Turkish Army and their militant allies from taking control of the town.

13.10.2019 - 10:35 [ AJSB ‏/ Twitter ]

Yesterday there was apparently meeting between #USA & #Russia|n delegation in #Manbij, after it, #USA started to pack & exit City. Reporter Oleg is in Town. Expected Russian MPs to arrive today, later, #SAA forces will enter.

28.07.2019 - 12:24 [ The National ]

American and British soldiers killed in Syria died by friendly fire, inquiry finds

A British SAS soldier and a US commando who died in Syria last year were killed by “friendly fire” and not an ISIS roadside bomb, as was previously claimed.

05.01.2019 - 10:09 [ Al-Masdar News ]

Syrian soldier allegedly stands ground in Manbij after US Army demands removal of Syrian flag (video)

A video has surfaced this week of a group of U.S. Army personnel coming face-to-face with the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) 1st Armored Division outside the city of Manbij.

According to reports, the U.S. military went up to the 1st Division and requested that the they remove their flag from the area.

05.11.2018 - 05:09 [ Rudaw ]

US ambassador visits Kurdish journalist injured by Turkish gunfire

Turkey and the US began joint patrols in neutral zones near Manbij this week. Turkey considers the Kurdish forces in northern Syria terrorists and has threatened military operations against them in Manbij and eastward. The US has said that Turkish forces will not enter Manbij city and the joint patrols are only to “complement” local security.