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Turkey Will Respond to Attacks from Syrian Kurds: Erdogan

BAS News - 2017-04-28 22:42
ISTANBUL — Turkey will respond to mortar attacks on its military outposts launched from a Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday. "[Turkey] has been subjected to mortar fire from the Syrian side f ...

Syrian Democratic Forces set up a Body to Govern Raqqa after ISIS Defeat

Waar Media - 2017-04-19 14:07
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurds in Syria’s Raqqa province form a civilian assembly on Tuesday that will govern the region after the ousting of Islamic State (ISIS) from its capital city, local media reported. “The city will be liberated soon and our assembly will be c ...

ENKS to reopen offices in northern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-04-19 12:01
The Syria Kurds National Council (ENKS) stated that is will re-opened its offices in northern Syria after they were closed by Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) which controls northern Syria. ...

Kurds extending control in northern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-04-19 10:14
Reuters reported that the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has formed a united civil council in Raqqa, northern Syria, and is thereby seeking to extend its control in the war-torn country. ...

PYD Selling Oil to Turkey while Offending Erdogan in Media: ENKS Leader

BAS News - 2017-04-06 20:29
He says Kurds have no room neither in PYD's nor in Assad's book ERBIL — The ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) has a confidential multi-dimensional agreement with the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and acts like a "mercena ...

U.S. will continue supporting Syrian Kurds: analyst

KurdPress - 2017-04-04 12:51
An American analyst from the University of Oklahoma has stated that his country will continue supporting Kurds in Syria and Damascus will final accept Kurds control over a part of Syria. ...

U.S. senator McCain warns of ‘tough decisions’ with Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
WASHINGTON,— The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria faces “tough decisions” on how much it should support Kurdish fighters of Syrian Kurdistan in an offensive to reclaim Raqa from the jihadists, a senior US lawmaker warned Wednesd ...

Turkey expects Russia to close Syrian Kurds’ office in Moscow: FM

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
ANKARA,— Ankara expects that Russia will take steps to close the office of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party in Moscow, as it has informed Moscow that it sees no difference between the PYD and the Kurdistan Worker’s Party, a designated terrorist ...

Syrian Kurds pull out from Geneva negotiations

KurdPress - 2017-03-30 10:15
The Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) on Wednesday pulled out from the negotiations in Geneva as a protest against the Syrian opposition’s High Negotiations Committee (HNC). ...

Kurds best to fight against IS, YPG representative tells Kurdpress

KurdPress - 2017-03-29 13:03
The representative of the Syrian Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) in the anti-IS coalition stated that cooperation between Kurds in Syria and the coalition led by the U.S. is based on common interests and stated that Kurds are the best choice to fi ...

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 ...

Syrian Kurds say will get training from Russian forces

E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Russia’s military will train Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan, the militia’s spokesman said Monday, in Moscow’s first agreement of its kind with the group that controls large parts of the country’s north. The move by Russia ...

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 ...

[PICTURES]: Syrian Kurds Celebrate Nawroz with Kurdistan Flag in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-03-22 22:24
PYD banned Nawroz and Kurdistan Flag in Rojava ERBIL - The Syrian Kurds in Kurdistan Region celebrated Nawroz with Kurdish costumes and the Kurdistan flag while the Democratic Union Party (PYD) prevented the event in the Syrian Kurdish region (Rojava). O ...

Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan hit catwalk to promote traditional attire

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— In a shimmering dress, Efin Hissu strides confidently down a runway to the beat of Kurdish music at a fashion show in Syrian Kurdistan (northeast Syria) showcasing a revival of the minority’s traditional clothing. Her outfit ...

Syrian Kurds say Raqqa offensive will start in early April

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The leader of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia of Syrian Kurdistan, Sipan Hemo, announced that the US-backed attack on Islamic State’s stronghold in Raqqa will start early in April. US officials, on the other hand, have made no ...

Kurds call on Trump to establish safe zones in northern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-03-16 09:39
Over 150,000 IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) have arrived in Manbij recently, said Shervan Derwish, Kurdish official spokesperson for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), suggesting that the areas under SDF control could become safe zones. ...

UN denies Kurdish ethnic cleansing in northern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-03-15 08:18
The U.N. Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic released a new report that refused allegations by Amnesty International and Turkey that the Kurds have been involved in ethnic cleansing in northern Syria, ARA News repor ...

Turkey to hit Syrian Kurdish forces in Manbij if they stay: FM

E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
Russia’s potential support for Syrian Kurds may be headache for Turkey ANKARA,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday Turkey would strike against U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia in the Syrian town of Manbij if they did not leave. Cav ...

Turkey warns U.S. relations at risk if Syrian Kurds help retake Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
ANKARA,— The United States risks major damage to its relationship with NATO ally Turkey if the U.S. includes Syrian Kurdish forces in the fight to retake Raqqa, the Islamic State group’s de facto capital, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Thurs ...

ENKS opens office in German

KurdPress - 2017-03-11 11:16
The Syrian Kurds National Council (ENKS) opened it office in Berlin, Germany’s capital, in the attendance representatives from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and German officials. ...
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