Kurdish militia

In Syria's Afrin, locals mobilise defence against Turkey-led Operation Olive Branch

Ammunition belts slung over their shoulders, voices cracking from the chanting, dozens of young Syrian Kurds amassed in Afrin's town square to enlist in the "resistance" movement against Turkey.

published on : 5th February 2018

Operation Olive Branch: Social media video shows Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advancement on Afrin

Footage uploaded to social media purports to show Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advancing on Afrin in Syria's northwest. 

published on : 29th January 2018