The Syrian Democratic Forces, commonly abbreviated to SDF, HSD, and QSD, is an alliance in the Syrian Civil War comprised primarily of Kurdish, Arab, and Assyrian/Syriac militias, as well as some smaller Armenian, Turkmen and Chechen forces.
Japan's Cabinet on Friday endorsed a plan to send a Self-Defence Force (SDF) ship and aircraft to the Middle East in one of its biggest diplomatic efforts to ease tensions and stabilise the situation there.
The mission was to take down a piece of real estate about the size of Ohio from the control of the Islamic State (ISIS), US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday (local time), assuring that America did it incredibly successfully.
Renewed clashes between Kurdish and Turkish forces erupted in northern Syria, as the Russia-backed Syrian government moved troops into the area.
Sikkim Chief Minister and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) candidate Prem Singh Tamang alias P.S. Golay swept to victory in the Poklok-Kaamrang constituency with a huge margin while BJP nominees won from Martam-Rumtek and Gangtok on Thursday in the assembly bypolls vote count in the Himalyan state.
Brisk polling is recorded in the first six hours in the three Sikkim Assembly constituencies where bye-elections are underway on Monday, election officials said.
Alleging rampant poll-related violence and failure of the police to contain the unrest, the opposition SDF on Friday urged the Election Commission to defer by-polls to Sikkim's Poklok Kamrang Assembly constituency by four weeks.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) voiced its commitment to the cease-fire agreement that was reached between Turkey and the United States in northern Syria.
US Vice-President Mike Pence has announced that Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw.
The Syrian army on Monday entered the city of Tabqa in the northern countryside of Raqqa province, as part of its move to enter Kurdish-held areas to counter the ongoing Turkish assault in the region.
Governor of Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, Jayez Mousa, has ruled out the possibility of having talks with the Kurdish forces amid the ongoing Turkish assault in the northern region of the war-torn country, the state media reported on Sunday.