Syrian Democratic Forces News

Britain to strip IS teen of citizenship: lawyer

European countries have been grappling with what to do with foreign fighters detained in Syria by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, who have warned they may not be able to guard their jails once US troops leave.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

#ShamimaBegum: Britain to strip jihadi bride of citizenship

European countries have been grappling with what to do with foreign fighters detained in Syria by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, who have warned they may not be able to guard their jails once US troops leave.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

U.S.-backed fighters move closer to taking last IS Syria pocket

FILE PHOTO: A fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rides on a vehicle in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, February 18, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Feb 19, 2019

Besieged ISIS militants refuse to surrender, ask for an exit

The stalling tactics are likely to further delay a declaration of the end of the ISIS group's self-proclaimed caliphate, which the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces were hoping to make last week.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

U.S.-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

REUTERS/Phil Stewart The remarks by Mazloum Kobani, the commander-in-chief of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, followed talks with senior U.S. generals in Syria and offered perhaps the most comprehensive view to date of his requests for an enduring military assistance from the U.S.-led coalition.

Reuters , Africa Feb 18, 2019

Germany wants trial for Syria jihadists but warns of difficulties

After years of fighting IS, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) hold hundreds of foreigners accused of fighting for the group, as well as their wives and children.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

France snubs Trump's appeal to repatriate Islamic State fighters en masse, for now

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces are holding about 150 French citizens in northeastern Syria, including 50 adults, military and diplomatic sources say.

Reuters , Africa Feb 18, 2019

Europeans reject Trump's call to repatriate Syria jihadists

But the US allies have been grappling for weeks with what to do with foreign fighters detained in the war-ravaged country by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which have led the battle on the ground against the jihadists.

EWN , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

France snubs Trump's appeal to repatriate Isis fighters en masse, for now

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces are holding about 150 French citizens in northeastern Syria, including 50 adults, military and diplomatic sources say.

EWN , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

UK teen who joined IS gives birth in Syrian refugee camp

However the looming US departure has created a deadline for those governments whose citizens joined IS and have now been captured by the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019