The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) have sent reinforcements to Deir az-Zour Province after IS retook the Syrian territory fighting against Arab SDF fighters. Around 70 SDF fighters died in the IS' counterattack on Friday.
A statement issued by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) has announced that the group will pull out its military advisers from Manbij. The statement comes after Turkey and the US held talks on the northern Syrian town which was liberated from ISIS in 2016.
Iraq's parliamentary elections set for May 12 will indirectly decide on a new prime minister and president. This is the fourth parliamentary elections since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq and the first since the liberation from ISIS.