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'ABD, Suriye ve Irak'ta Kürd devleti kurulması için anlaştı'
IMPN - 2017-03-26 15:09
Suriye’de ‘Inside Syria Media Center’ haber sitesi, ABD’nin Irak ve Suriye’de Kürd devleti kurulması konusunda çeşitli Kürd gruplarıyla anlaştığını iddia etti ...

"ABD, Suriye ve Irak'ta Kürt Devleti'nin kurulması konusunda anlaştı" iddiası
ZERnews - 2017-03-26 11:28
Suriye kaynaklı 'Inside Syria Media Center' adlı haber sitesi, ABD'nin Irak ve Suriye'de büyük bir Kürt devleti kurulması yönünde çeşitli Kürt gruplarla anlaştığını iddia etti. Sputnik'ten Hikmet Durgun'un konuştuğu bölgedeki Kürt partileri ise, iddiayla ...

Train line to connect Iran to Mediterranean Sea through Kurdistan Region, Syria
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 10:32
Rouhani said the railway is one of “the most important infrastructure projects” ...

State of Great Kurdistan to be Created in Syria and Iraq | News Ghana
Newsghana - 2017-03-26 10:14

Syria’s chain of terror command
Orient News - 2017-03-26 03:00

Syria: 6 years of an orphaned revolt
Orient News - 2017-03-26 03:00

Syrian Kurds criticize UN, say Kurdish cause not well addressed
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 23:40
The KNC stated the solution to the division of power in Syria was too vague. ...

Syria’s Decentralization Roadmap / Samer Araabi
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 22:56
Local councils in Syria may form the basis of a post-conflict government with broad legitimacy, but only once their roles and powers are more clearly detailed. ...

U.N. envoy urges Russia, Iran, Turkey to help uphold Syria ceasefire
Reuters - 2017-03-25 18:57
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has written to the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran to urge them to "undertake urgent efforts to uphold the ceasefire regime" in Syria and to smooth the way for peace talks, a statement sa ...

Syrian army pushing back insurgent offensive, military source says
Reuters - 2017-03-25 10:57
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's army and its allies retook a village near Hama on Saturday, a Syrian military source said, as the government tries to turn back a major insurgent offensive, but bitter fighting continued, a war monitor said. ...

UN: Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence
NRT - 2017-03-25 09:54

Air strike kills 16 in Syrian prison - Observatory
Reuters - 2017-03-25 09:29
BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province including both prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Saturday. ...

'No miracles' in Geneva talks as Syria fighting rages
Aljazeera - 2017-03-25 04:45
A fifth round of UN-backed Syria talks is under way in Geneva amid low expectations as violence on the ground escalates. ...

U.S. Issues Sanctions for Aid to Iran, North Korea, Syria
WSJ - 2017-03-25 04:20
The U.S. sanctioned 30 individuals and entities from 10 countries, many of them Chinese and Russian, for transferring sensitive missile technology to Iran and flouting export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria, the State Department said Friday. ...

Syria’s ’peace process’ is Russia’s new weapon
Orient News - 2017-03-25 02:01

The Latest: Pentagon: US airlifted Syria fighters to IS town - Washington Times
Washingtontimes - 2017-03-25 00:32

The Kurdish National Council in Syria takes a stand on Staffan de Mistura’s Non-Paper
KNC Geneva - 2017-03-25 00:13
Within the context of the Geneva negotiations on Syria’s future, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura recently shared a non-paper, summerising principles for the negotiation processes. On behalf of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, the chairman of its ...

Syrian Human Right Organizations Concerned at PYD Policies
BAS News - 2017-03-24 23:48
ERBIL — Seven human rights organizations in Syria have voiced concern over ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) policies towards rival political factions and civic organizations. In a joint statement, the human rights organizations said the PYD bans every ...

In Picture: Great Kurdistan Map Visible from Space
BAS News - 2017-03-24 20:18
ERBIL — A satellite image has recently gone viral on social media in which Kurdish users find snow coating stretched only across the Kurdish areas in Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria. “The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua ...

Syrian negotiator puts 'terrorism' at center of Geneva talks
Reuters - 2017-03-24 19:50
GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's chief negotiator at U.N. peace talks in Geneva on Friday delivered a 40 minute polemic attacking the political and armed opposition and their foreign backers, labeling them all "terrorists". ...

Trump wading into Mideast quagmire over Turkey and Kurds in Syria — RT Op-Edge
RT - 2017-03-24 18:41

round of Syria peace talks kick off in Geneva
NRT - 2017-03-24 15:03

Syria's Ja'afari says U.S. action on Raqqa would be illegitimate
Reuters - 2017-03-24 14:46
GENEVA (Reuters) - Any U.S.- or Turkish-backed attack on Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa would be illegitimate unless coordinated with President Bashar al-Assad's government, the Syrian chief negotiator at peace talks in Geneva said on Friday. ...

Battle for key ISIS bastion to start in ‘days,’ French defense minister says
Waar Media - 2017-03-24 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in “days,” France’s defense minister said on Friday. “France has always said that Raqqa was a major objective,” French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on ...

IS leaves trail of destruction in Syria's Palmyra
BBC - 2017-03-24 02:08
Lyse Doucet finds the trail of destruction left by Islamic State militants in Palmyra extends beyond the ancient Syrian city's famous ruins. ...

Syria’s green buses: Symbol of a seismic shift
Orient News - 2017-03-24 02:04

Geneva: UN begins preliminary talks with Syria parties
Orient News - 2017-03-24 02:04

Did Kurdistan's Counter-Terrorist Group assault the Taqba Dam in Syria? | SOFREP
Sofrep - 2017-03-23 20:34

Tillerson: Defeating ISIS ‘No. 1 Goal’ for U.S., But Others Should Do More
Waar Media - 2017-03-23 15:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Defeating the Islamic State is the top U.S. priority in the Middle East, but other countries will be expected to contribute more to stabilize Iraq and Syria once the militants are expelled, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday. “Th ...

Syria Kurds say will get training from Russian forces
Yahoo - 2017-03-23 15:43

Turkey summons Russian envoy after soldier shot from Kurdish-held Syria
Jerusalem Post - 2017-03-23 15:10
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U.N. says 300,000 civilians at risk in Damascus battle, pause needed
Reuters - 2017-03-23 14:26
GENEVA (Reuters) - Fighting around Syria's capital Damascus has cut 300,000 people off from humanitarian aid and pauses in the fighting are needed to let aid convoys in, Jan Egeland, U.N. humanitarian advisor on Syria, said in an interview on Thursday. ...

U.S. troops are now in Syria. Here's who will take the fight to Daesh Paul R. Huard
NRT - 2017-03-23 14:14

US Airlifts Arabs, Kurds From Syria - DTN Progressive Farmer
Dtnpf - 2017-03-23 13:10

Fierce clashes persist in Syria ahead of renewed peace talks
Reuters - 2017-03-23 10:01
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and rebels, including jihadist groups, fought in the capital Damascus and north of Hama on Thursday after the insurgents' biggest offensive for months, underscoring the bleak prospects for peace talks which resume later ...

Russia to set up military base in Syrian Kurdistan after deal with Kurds
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Russia is setting up a military base in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) in an agreement with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that controls the area and will be training YPG fighters as part of the fight against terrorism, th ...

Tens of thousands celebrate Kurdish Newroz in Syrian Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Tens of thousands of people celebrate the Kurdish New Year Newroz across Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) and other parts of northern Syria on Tuesday. Newroz is the traditional Kurdish new year, The year 2017 corresponds to the Kur ...

Russia denies plans for new military bases in Syrian Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
MOSCOW,— Russia does not plan to open new military bases in Syrian Kurdistan, the defense ministry said on Monday, after the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said it had reached a deal with Moscow for a new military base in northwestern Syria. “There are no pl ...

Thousands of Iraqis seek shelter in Syrian Kurdistan after fleeing Mosul
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
MOSCOW,— Around 15,000 Iraqis have arrived in Syrian Kurdish territories after escaping the Mosul offensive, an official of the Federation of Northern Syria, a de facto Kurdish autonomy, told Sputnik. The Kurdish autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan is hosting r ...

U.S. Marines deployed in Syria, Kurds say
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish coalition says the U.S. has landed infantry behind Islamic State lines to spearhead an assault on the town of Tabqa. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces SDF say the U.S. has airlifted several ...

Russian troops go to Syrian Kurdish area shelled by Turkey: YPG
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
AFRIN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Russian forces went to a Kurdish-controlled area of Syrian Kurdistan (northwestern Syria) that was shelled by Turkey on Wednesday, the spokesman for the Kurdish YPG militia said. “Russian forces headed to the Jandaris area where ...

How can the US recklessly kill civilians in Syria, Iraq and Yemen - and be great again?
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

Netanyahu from China: Israel will continue airstrikes in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

US-led Coalition Gathering to Discuss End of IS
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
LEEDS — Diplomats from all 68 member states of the international US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria met on Wednesday in the capital of the United States, Washington. US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, welcomed ...

US to lay out new anti-ISIS plan to coalition at DC summit
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 00:10
It is global. It is not just military. It is not just Iraq/Syria. ...

Turkish soldier neutralized by Kurdish sniper fire from Syria
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-22 21:38

John McCain warns 'tough decisions' with Syrian Kurds | Syria News | Al Jazeera
Aljazeera - 2017-03-22 21:38

US, Kurdish forces airdropped in Syria's Raqqa
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-22 20:30

Delegation of the Kurdish National Council received at the White House
KNC Geneva - 2017-03-22 20:17
On March 6th 2017, the last day of its visit to Washington D.C., the delegation of the Kurdish National Council (KNC), has been received at the White House. Joel Rayburn, senior director for Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon of the White House National Securi ...

U.S.-led coalition air-drops forces in Raqqa province
Reuters - 2017-03-22 17:24
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition have air-dropped ground forces near the Islamic State-held town of Tabqa in northern Syria, opening a new front in the campaign to capture the jihadist group's nearby stronghold of Raqqa city. ...

The Latest: Syrian Kurds say US Marines deployed in Syria | Fox News
Foxnews - 2017-03-22 15:32

Turkish soldier killed by sniper fire from Kurdish-controlled Syria -military
Jerusalem Post - 2017-03-22 15:27
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The Latest: Syrian Kurds say US Marines deployed in Syria - News 1110 99.3 WBT
WBT - 2017-03-22 14:37

Kurdish forces cutoff key ISIL supply line in northern Syria
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-22 14:04

Scorched earth: If Islamic State can't have it, no one can
Reuters - 2017-03-22 13:10
CAIRO (Reuters) - As Islamic State loses ground in Iraq and Syria, the Sunni militant group which once held territory amounting to a third of those countries is turning to sabotage to ensure its enemies cannot benefit from its losses. ...

Turkey fires into Kurdish-held Syria in retaliation for soldier killed by sniper
NRT - 2017-03-22 13:04

Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Syria's Palmyra
Reuters - 2017-03-22 09:23
GELENDZHIK, Russia (Reuters) - Russia's force in Syria has suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, a tally that shows the fight in Syria is tougher and more costly ...

Russia sets up new military base in north Syria, Kurds say - Syria - Haaretz
Haaretz - 2017-03-22 06:05

Syria's Kurds seem to abandon US ally by agreeing on setting up a base with Russia - Libyan Express - Breaking News and Latest Updates from Libya
Libyanexpress - 2017-03-22 06:05

Kurdish Commanders Say Russia Building Anti-IS Base in Syria
Voanews - 2017-03-22 05:02

Syria: UN chief Guterres condemns terrorist attacks in Damascus
United Nations - 2017-03-22 04:59
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist bombings in the Syrian capital of Damascus yesterday, his spokesman said today. ...

'Unprecedented suffering' for Syrian children in 2016 – UNICEF
United Nations - 2017-03-22 04:59
The suffering of children in war-torn Syria “hit rock bottom” in 2016 with the highest number of grave violations against them since verification began in 2014, underscored the United Nations children's agency urging all parties to the conflict, those who ...

Syria 'worst man-made disaster since World War II' – UN rights chief
United Nations - 2017-03-22 04:59
The conflict in Syria is the “worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II,” the United Nations human rights chief today said, calling for an end to all tortures, executions and unfair trials, and at the very least, for the names and loca ...

Peace in Syria an imperative ‘that cannot wait,’ UN chief Guterres says as war enters seventh year
United Nations - 2017-03-22 04:59
As the brutal war in Syria enters its seventh year, peace “is a moral and political imperative both for the Syrian people and for the world,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said today, urging the conflict parties to fully back a fragile ...

Protesters in Paris denounce crimes of Assad, Mullah regimes in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-22 02:07

Upcoming Geneva Syria talks to include Russia, Saudi Arabia - UN Orient Net A new round of Geneva talks on Syria, due to take place on Thursday, will ..
Orient News - 2017-03-22 02:07

’Assad War Crimes in Syria’ seminar held in London
Orient News - 2017-03-22 02:07

Euphrates Shield Failing to Marginalize Syria’s Kurds | Geopolitical Monitor
Geopoliticalmonitor - 2017-03-21 23:12

Syrian jihadist group says it launches attack near Hama
Reuters - 2017-03-21 19:51
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Tahrir al-Sham, an alliance of Syrian jihadist rebel groups, said on Tuesday it was launching a new offensive near the city of Hama in the central part of western Syria. ...

Russia 'to train US-allied Kurds in Syria'
Telegraph - 2017-03-21 19:40

Syria Kurds say will get training from Russian forces
ENCA - 2017-03-21 18:51

War against ISIS and Syrian Kurds' aspirations could spark another civil war - Syria - Haaretz
Haaretz - 2017-03-21 18:01

U.N. urges Syria warring parties to engage in next round of talks
NRT - 2017-03-21 16:00

Thousands of Rojava people flow to celebrate Newroz
ANHA - 2017-03-21 14:35
NEWS DESK- Thousands of Rojava people are flowing to celebrate Newroz Eid, this Newroz celebrations are being held in 15 cities with the slogan” With the Soul of North Syria Federation, We Salute North Kurdistan Resistance”. Girkê Legê Thousands of Girkê ...

Russia to train Kurdish forces in Syria's Afrin - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-03-21 10:20

Russian troops arrive in Syrian Kurdish region to set up military base
KurdPress - 2017-03-21 06:26
The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Russia was setting up a military base in northwestern Syria under a bilateral agreement and will help train its fighters. ...

Syria Kurds say will get training from Russian forces - Yahoo7
Yahoo - 2017-03-21 06:19

Russia says has no plans for new military bases in Syria
Jerusalem Post - 2017-03-21 04:46
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Hezbollah says Israeli drone shot down over Syria
Jerusalem Post - 2017-03-21 04:46
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Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution
BBC - 2017-03-21 03:38
Archaeologists begin work on an innovative solution which enables them to trace precious artefacts. ...

Al-Quneitra: Israel launches another raid on targets in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-21 02:04

Moscow denies intentions of creating military base in northern Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-21 02:04

Russia to set up military base in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria [+ photos]
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-21 00:52

Syria war: Russia denies aiding Kurds to set up a military base
BBC - 2017-03-21 00:51
Russian officials say a base in northern Syria is for reconciliation - not military - purposes. ...

Russia denies reports it plans to establish military base in Kurdish-controlled region of Syria — RT News
RT - 2017-03-21 00:30

YPG receiving training from Russia in Afrin, says spokesman
Rûdaw - 2017-03-21 00:08
Russia has denied reports it is establishing a base in N.Syria ...

US-led Coalition Conducts 25 Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
BAS News - 2017-03-20 23:35
LEEDS — The US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) conducted 25 strikes consisting of 92 engagements against the extremist group in Syria and Iraq on Sunday, including 18 strikes near the group’s self-proclaimed de facto capital of Raq ...

Syria Kurds to get training from Russian forces - World - DAWN.COM
DAWN - 2017-03-20 21:01

U.N. explores land route options to get aid to Syria’s Qamishli
Reuters - 2017-03-20 17:58
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations is testing a new road route to deliver aid to the Syrian city of Qamishli, and also has provisional approval from the Syrian government for supplies to cross the border from Turkey, according to minutes of a logistics ...

Russia strikes deal with Syrian Kurds to set up base: Syrian Kurdish militia
Reuters - 2017-03-20 15:13
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia is setting up a military base in northwestern Syria in an agreement with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that controls the area and will be training YPG fighters as part of the fight against terrorism, the militia's spokesman said ...

"ABD, Rakka’dan sonra Kürt Devleti kurarak, Suriye'yi 3'e bölecek"
ZERnews - 2017-03-20 14:08
Ortadoğu Uzmanı Joshua Landis, ABD’nin Rakka Operasyonu’ndan sonra Suriye’de bağımsız bir Kürt devleti kuracağını yazdı. Syria Comment’ın Ortadoğu Uzmanı ve Oklahoma Üniversitesi’nde öğretim görevlisi olan Yrd. Doç. Joshua Landis, Rakka Operasyonu'na iliş ...

Inauguration of office in Berlin to support the Kurdish National Council’s diplomatic interests
KNC Geneva - 2017-03-20 14:00
On March 8, 2017, a new office as part of the project “Beyond Geneva-III – support for the Kurdish National Council in Syria”, funded by the German Foreign Ministry and the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa), has been opened in central Berlin. The off ...

Newruz celebrations prohibited in Syria’s Kurdistan
KurdPress - 2017-03-20 09:35
The Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (KDP), which controls Kurdish regions in northern Syria, has prevented any Newruz celebrations in northern Syria. ...

Russia says summoned Israel's Ambassador over Israeli strike in Syria: agency
Reuters - 2017-03-20 08:38
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's Ambassador to Moscow to protest an Israeli military strike near the Syrian city of Palmyra, news agency Interfax quoted a ministry official as saying on Monday. ...

Why is Hungary's crackdown on refugees criticised?
Aljazeera - 2017-03-20 03:27
A new Hungarian law allows the detention of all asylum seekers, as it builds new fences along its border with Syria. ...

Clashes in Syria's Damascus after surprise rebel attack
Aljazeera - 2017-03-20 03:27
Fierce clashes reported in eastern areas of the Syrian capital following ambush by rebel-aligned forces ...

Jaysh al-Islam commander addresses Syrians on sixth anniversary of revolution Orient Net Abo Issam al-Bewaydani, the commander of the powerful opposition fighting group in Syria, Jaysh al-Islam, ..
Orient News - 2017-03-20 02:05

Syria Comment: ABD’ nin Amacı Suriye’ nin Kuzeyinde Bağımsız Kurdistan Devletini Kurmaktır
Ala Yekiti - 2017-03-20 01:45
Syria Comment, Suriye’ nin siyasi ve güvenliği durumu üzerine yayınladığı bir raporda; ABD’ nin neden Türkiye’ nin taleplerine kulak vermediği ve Güneybatı Kürtlerine yardım ettiğine dair bir rapor yayınladı. Syria Comment yayınladığı raporda, Türkiye’ ni ...

War against ISIS and Syrian Kurds aspirations could spark another civil war - Syria - Haaretz
Haaretz - 2017-03-20 00:50

United States ‘efficiently playing Kurdish card in Syria’
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
MOSCOW,— Kurdish fighters have been America’s go-to ground force when it comes to tackling Islamic State IS [Daesh] in the Middle East, but Washington’s support for and reliance on the ethnic group which has long tried to achieve greater autonomy, if not ...

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