Tensions mount in fight against Isis as Kurdish officials tied to YPG – which Turkey sees as a terrorist group – say they have been promised weapons US officials have confirmed they are supplying arms to a Kurd-led coalition in Syria, angering Turkey and jeopardising a precarious common front in the war against Islamic State extremists.
The officials say that the US is supplying only light weapons and they are going to the Arab contingent of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
The Kurds are gaining momentum against ISIS in the Islamic State's stronghold in northern Syria. With the backing of US airstrikes, the Kurdish YPG militia has made significant gains against the militant group. The YPG has seized mo...
Syria called on the United Nations on Sunday to act against Turkey, condemning the military’s shelling of Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as a violation of international law. Turkey’s military shelled Kurdish YPG fighters in Syri...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States of supplying more weapons to Kurdish fighters in northern Syria this week, delivering two plane loads of arms to what Ankara says is a terrorist group.
Saying a Kurdish militant group in Syria crossed into an off-limits area, Turkey acknowledges attacking the PYD, a group that's been a U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS.