Syrian Democratic Forces

Turkey-Backed Syrian Rebels Aim for Manbij City

BEIRUT, Aug 28  – A Syrian rebel commander said that Turkish-backed rebels aim to capture Manbij city from Kurdish-allied forces as conflict between the sides escalated in northern Syria on Sunday. Manbij on the west bank of the Euphrates River was captured this month from Daesh by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, including the

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Obama Sends More Special Forces to Syria in Fight Against Daesh

By Roberta Rampton HANOVER, Germany, April 26 – President Barack Obama announced on Monday the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since its civil war began, but the move was unlikely to mollify Arab allies angry over Washington’s cautious approach to the conflict. The deployment of up to 250 Special Forces soldiers increases

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