A U.S. military convoy was attacked on Wednesday by pro-Syrian government militia fighters in northeast Syria. In response, U.S. soldiers opened fire, allegedly killing one militiaman. VOA’s Zana Omar reports from Qamishli, Syria.
American troops in northeast Syria prevented Russian military convoys from touring near the Iraqi border, in what locals describe as an increased escalation over freedom of movement in the predominantly Kurdish region
The Women's Self-Defense Forces recently opened its first academy in northeastern Syria with the aim of providing military and ideological training to female fighters who voluntarily join the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
Civilian casualties have reached over 200 deaths and 1000 injures in northeast Syria as fighting continues despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire between Turkey and U.S.-allied Kurds. VOA's Zana Omar reports.
The family of Ali Wezir is in agony in Syria’s Kurdish town of Hasakah after hearing that Wezir has set himself on fire outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland to protest a Turkish incursion in northeast Syria. VOA’s Zana Omar reports.
Members of the Red Crescent say the Turkish army's attack left a hospital without electricity, but they were able to get access and transport the wounded to the Farman hospital in the city of Qamishli. Zana Omar went to the hospital in Qamishli and spoke to members of the IRC and the Red Crescent.