The organisation Kurdish Question, which provides pro-Kurdish news and political analysis, has released a statement.
A former Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting against Islamic State in Syria, according to reports.
He has been named by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) as Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, from Barnsley.
A statement on the Kurdish Question website read: "We can confirm that Konstandinos Erik Scurfield died in battle, probably in Hasakah although thefull details are yet to be announced by YPG."
It said it had contacted Jordan Matson of the YPG who, when asked to confirm the death of a UK volunteer, said: "Yes, I am here with his body."
The Syrian civil war has forced millions to leave their homes and seek shelter in other countries.
Our reporter travelled to a refugee camp in southern Turkey which houses 17,000 refugees. One of them was an international footballer whose glittering career was interrupted by the civil war.
Vidhi Doshi reports and we chat to Wael Hamdosh from the Syrian Association of Yorkshire, who talks about the struggles of refugees and the services they offer
A campaigner who has been distributing aid to Syrian refugees has described the appalling conditions he witnessed, as people flee the conflict there.
Nazim Ali from Bradford travelled three thousand miles to the Turkish-Syrian border to help hundreds of refugees in the town of Reyhani.
He is planning to return next year. But before he does, he is urging British security services to improve the way they work together, after he was spoken to twice by separate agencies - once before he left home and then again when he was held at Manchester airport when he got back.
Lisa Adlam has his story:
An aid worker from Bradford says refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria are in desperate need of help.
Nazim Ali, who works as a career advisor in the city, has just spent a fortnight handing out aid to refugees on the Turkish/Syrian border.
A year since one of the world's most deadly chemical weapons attacks - Syrian refugees living in Yorkshire have told Calendar they fear they may never be able to return to their homes.
It is estimated around 500 Syrians have come to Bradford to escape violence and oppression in their home country.
Michael Billington reports:
A vigil has been held in Bradford to mark the anniversary of one of the deadliest chemical weapons attacks in almost three decades.
Syrian refugees and members of the Syrian Association in Yorkshire gathered in the city this afternoon to remember the victims of the atrocity in Ghouta- when rockets containing the chemical Sarin - were fired. It is thought it claimed the lives of up to seventeen hundred people, many of them civilians.
Members of The Syrian Association in Yorkshire (SAY) are holding a vigil in Bradford today to mark the first anniversary of chemical attacks on Syrian people by the Assad regime.
It's believed around 1,500 people died in the attacks, said to be the among the deadliest chemical attacks in recent history.
A prominent imam in West Yorkshire is among more than a hundred people who've signed an open letter calling on muslims not to go and fight in Syria.
The letter comes as another another Briton today claimed to have joined jihadi militants taking on government forces out there.
But Qari Asim, who preaches at the Makkah Mosque in Leeds says young muslims should not risk their lives in the conflict: