Daily Archive: August 27, 2016

Syrian War Report – August 26, 2016: Kurds Accuse Turkish-led Forces in Chemical Attack

The Turkish-led forces are expanding operations in the area of Jarablus and the whole northern Syria under pretext of combating ISIS. The Turkish-led forces engaged Kurdish People’s Defense Force (YPG) units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) south of Jarabulus. Especially heavy clashes were observed in Ayn al-Bayda outskirts where the SDF successfully advanced and retook Amarnah —all the while...

Betrayal of trust? WhatsApp to start sharing user data with Facebook, corporations

The world’s most popular messenger, the Facebook-owned WhatsApp, will give its users’ personal information to its parent company and plans to make it easier for businesses to contact subscribers. WhatsApp claims the changes won’t endanger privacy. WhatsApp, which is used by over 1 billion people each month, published a statement as part of a revision of its terms and privacy...