The Turkey-led forces have recaptured ,ost of the territory previously held by the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) north of Sajur river in the Syrian province of Aleppo. In some areas the Turkish-led forces have already corssed the river.
In a separate develoment the ISIS terrorist group has regained the villages of al-Kadro and Tell Hawthan from the SDF south of Manbij. Now, the group is developing the advance.
A tiwtter account of the Lebanon al-Mayadeen TV channel reported on August 29, citing an anonmous Kurdish official, that the SDF has refused the US request to go towards Raqqa. If this is true, the SDF are now face to face with the Turkish military and Turkish-backed militants . The US support in this battle is not expected.