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US Assistant Secretary of Defense tells Turkey: only ISIS a target, not Kurds
ARA News - 2017-01-16 01:54
ARA News Acting US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Elissa Slotkin, said the only target for the US-led coalition is ISIS, and not the city of Manbij that has been cleared from ISIS by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Fo ...

Peace talks will "fail" as Kurds are excluded, say Syrian Kurdish officials
NRT - 2017-01-15 11:11

Syrian Kurds make precondition for talking with central government
KurdPress - 2017-01-15 08:11
Kurds in Syria have set 5 conditions for talking with the central government in Damascus and have delivered the conditions to Russia. ...

Turkey repeats opposition to inclusion of Kurds in Syria peace talks
KurdPress - 2017-01-15 08:11
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated on Saturday, January 14, that Turkey remained opposed to the inclusion of the Syrian Kurdish YPG in Syria peace talks due to be held this month in the Kazakh capital Astana. ...

Syrian Kurds call on Iraqi Kurdistan to reveal warplanes identity
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
Iraqi Kurdistan rejects PYD allegations QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The head of Defense Body in Jazeera canton in Syrian Kurdistan, Rezan Gilo, demanded Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government KRG to uncover warplanes identity that launched from a military ...

US Secretary of State nominee calls Syrian Kurds ‘greatest allies’ in fight against terrorism - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-01-13 22:37

Syrian Kurds best US allies in fight against IS: official
KurdPress - 2017-01-13 21:44
US nominee for the Department of State, Rex Tillerson, stated that Kurds in Syria are best allies of his country in fight against the terrorist group of the Islamic State (IS). ...

Syrian Kurds don’t necessarily need a seat at peace talks table, US clarifies
Rûdaw - 2017-01-13 13:55
All Syrians should have a say in what comes out the talks, State Dep't clarified ...

Syrian Kurds say not invited to Astana talks
Yahoo - 2017-01-12 19:08

Turkey spars with US military over Syrian Kurds | News | DW.COM | 12.01.2017
DW - 2017-01-12 12:39

Trump’s team balancing Kurdish and Turkish allies in Syria
Rûdaw - 2017-01-12 10:52
Commitment to Syrian Kurds and reengagement with Turkey are both advocated by Secretary of State nominee ...

US: Syrian Kurds a force on the ground and must be in peace talks
Rûdaw - 2017-01-11 21:10
"YPG is...a force on the ground, is a representative group, and their voice will need to be heard ...

Turkey’s war on Syrian Kurds under scrutiny
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-11 18:28
Turkey’s war on Syrian Kurds under scrutiny ...

Canadian volunteer killed fighting Islamic State alongside Syrian Kurds
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Canadian volunteer with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Nazzareno Antonio Tassone, was killed in operation to retake the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS) group, the YPG said in a statement on Tuesday. “ ...

Turkey paying price for U.S. alliance with Syrian Kurds: defense minister
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
ANKARA,— Turkey and the region are paying the price for the United States choosing the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia as a partner in the fight against Islamic State, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Friday. Speaking to broadcaster Haberturk, Isik ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – January 7, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
Prominent Kurdish intellectual says Syria’s Assad is a Kakai Kurd from Iraq’s Khanaqin Sulaimani: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family are Kakai Kurds from Khanaqin in Iraqi Kurdistan, according to a prominent Kurdish intellectual who heard the ...

Syrian Kurds say not invited to peace talks in Kazakhstan: PYD
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BEIRUT,— Syrian Kurds have not been invited to the talks on the political future of Syria due to take place this month in Kazakhstan, their representative in France said Tuesday. “We are not invited to Astana. There appears to be a veto on our presence,” ...

U.S. says Kurds should be included in Syrian peace talks
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
WASHINGTON,— The Syrian Kurds should be party to any Syrian peace talks, the U.S. said Tuesday. “This process has to include all Syrians, and that includes the Syrian Kurds,” State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters. Asked explicitly if the Sy ...

A Syrian opponent rules out Astana success without Kurds
ANHA - 2017-01-11 11:48
The Syria opponent Riyadh Dirar described Astana meeting as “interests meeting”, and ruled out achieving success while Kurds and SDF are excluded from it. ...

Syrian Kurds deserve a seat at the negotiating table: WSJ
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-10 20:40
Syrian Kurds deserve a seat at the negotiating table: WSJ ...

Syrian Kurds say not invited to Astana talks
Daily Mail - 2017-01-10 19:52
Syrian Kurds have not been invited to the talks on the political future of Syria due to take place this month in Kazakhstan, their representative in France s... ...

ANALYSIS: 'The victims of Syrian ceasefire are the Kurds' | Middle East Eye
Middleeasteye - 2017-01-10 16:08

Turkey Hopes US to Halt Support for Syrian Kurds – Foreign Minister
Sputnik - 2017-01-09 13:59

Turkey’s war on Syrian Kurds under scrutiny
ARA News - 2017-01-09 01:27
ARA News Cizre – The Turkish Army announced the death of 291 Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) during military operations in northern Syria. The death toll, declared by Turkey on 7 January 2017, included Kurdish casualties since Turk ...

Syrian Kurds remove more ISIS mines in Hasakah
ARA News - 2017-01-07 17:01
The post Syrian Kurds remove more ISIS mines in Hasakah appeared first on ARA News. ...

We will not participate in Astana negotiations: official
KurdPress - 2017-01-07 09:24
The co-Chief of Syrian Kurdistan Federalism told Kurdpress that the Kurds will not participate in Astana, Kazakhstan, negotiation which aims to end the war in Syria. ...

US to pay price for supporting Syrian Kurds: Turkey
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-06 19:12
Fighters of the Kurdish Women's Protection Units (YPJ), a part of the People's Protection Units (YPG) are seen in training at a military camp in Malikiya, Hassaka province in Syrian Kurdistan, Dec. 9, 2013. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Turkish PM Criticises USA for Supporting Syrian Kurds
Bignewsnetwork - 2017-01-06 04:21

Turkey May Shut Incirlik against Coalition If US Continues Arming Syrian Kurds: Official
BAS News - 2017-01-05 17:29
Turkey is looking to Trump Administration for more support ISTANBUL — Turkey is looking to the newly elected US President and his team to focus more on Turkey's problems and stop supplying weapons to the Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State (IS). The ...

Canadian Man Killed Fighting Daesh Alongside Syrian Kurds in Raqqa
Sputnik - 2017-01-03 18:13

Syrian Kurds should strive for autonomous region: Kurdnas | Asia Times
Atimes - 2017-01-03 18:02

Turkey expresses resentment to US for backing Syrian Kurds
Radio - 2017-01-03 17:00

The Latest: Turkey premier slams US for backing Syrian Kurds | Artesia Daily Press
Artesianews - 2017-01-03 15:53

Syrian Regime Demands Kurds Respect Sovereignty of Syria: Activist
BAS News - 2017-01-03 15:48
The activist says Kurds are also asked to agree to Bashar al-Assad's presidency and lay down arms ERBIL — The Syrian regime, among other conditions, is trying to convince Kurds to carry on with the current Syrian Constitution and make no negotiations ove ...

Turkish PM Criticises USA for Supporting Syrian Kurds - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency
Novinite - 2017-01-03 15:02

Turkey premier slams US for backing Syrian Kurds
KurdPress - 2017-01-03 14:14
Turkey's prime minister has slammed the Obama administration for backing Syrian Kurdish forces which Turkey considers to be terrorists, and urged President-elect Donald Trump to put an end to "this shame." ...

The Latest: Turkey premier slams US for backing Syrian Kurds | Miami Herald
Miamiherald - 2017-01-03 11:53

Syrian War Update – Al-Raqqa Offensive (January 3, 2017): Kurds vs. Islamic State - No Mercy
Almasdarnews - 2017-01-02 23:43

Kurds approve blueprint for federal system in Syrian Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
RMEILAN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies said on Thursday they approved a blueprint for a system of federal government in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria), reaffirming their plans for autonomy in areas they have controlled durin ...

Syrian Kurds not included in ceasefire nor Astana peace talks: PYD leader
E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
ANKARA,— Syria’s Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) was not invited to join the new ceasefire deal in Syria, the party co-chairman, Salih Muslim, told Sputnik. “We aren’t included… Nobody asked us to join the truce because countries in the region deny t ...

Kurds to Be Included in Syrian Gov't If They Lay Down Arms - Ankara
Sputnik - 2016-12-30 19:49

Syrian Democratic Front Unites Internal Opposition Groups, Including Kurds
Sputnik - 2016-12-29 14:44

Syrian Kurds, Allies Set to Approve New Government Blueprint
The Kurdish Project - 2016-12-29 11:52
The following article was originally published by Reuters on December 28th, 2016. Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies are expected to approve a blueprint for a system of federal government in northern Syria this week, Kurdish officials said, reaffirmin ...

Kurds Can’t be Ignored in Post War Syria
E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net The start of the Syrian civil war in 2011 gave the historically marginalized Kurds their first real chance to assert their autonomy and to become a political powerhouse. Syrian Kurdish society now strongly feels that they can revers ...

Kurds, allies in Syrian Kurdistan set to approve new government blueprint
E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies are this week expected to approve a detailed blueprint for a system of federal government in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria), Kurdish officials said, reaffirming their plans for autonom ...

Syrian Kurds, allies set to approve new government blueprint
Kurdish Question - 2016-12-29 02:33
Syrian Kurds, allies set to approve new government blueprint ...

Syrian Kurds agree on federal draft constitution
K24 Video - 2016-12-29 01:06

On the road to Raqqa: Kurds close in on Islamic State’s Syrian capital | Albuquerque Journal
Abqjournal - 2016-12-28 20:14

Syrian Kurds, allies set to approve new government blueprint
Daily Mail - 2016-12-28 18:28
By Tom Perry BEIRUT, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies are expected to approve a blueprint for a system of federal government in nort... ...

Syrian Kurds, allies set to approve new government blueprint
Reuters - 2016-12-28 14:02
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies are this week expected to approve a detailed blueprint for a system of federal government in northern Syria, Kurdish officials said, reaffirming their plans for autonomy as Russia and Turkey seek t ...

US Intensifies Weapons Supply to Syrian Kurds
Sputnik - 2016-12-28 14:01

Turkish forces shot Syrian Kurds on border
K24 Video - 2016-12-27 01:02

Turkey, Syrian Kurds at loggerheads over Raqqa offensive
Kurdish Globe - 2016-12-26 01:10

Syrian Kurds condemn assassination of Russian ambassador in Ankara
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
ALEPPO,— Syrian Kurds condemn the murder of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov in Ankara and express condolences to the Russian people, Rezan Hedo, a member of the Syrian Democratic Council, said Tuesday. The Syrian Democratic Council is an umbrel ...

Inclusion of Syrian Kurds in peace talks crucial for reaching a settlement: ESU
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BRUSSELS,— Inclusion of Syrian Kurds in any forthcoming international talks on the Syrian conflict resolution is crucial for reaching a realistic settlement, David Vergili, a representative of the European Syriac Union ESU in Brussels, told Sputnik on Wed ...

U.S. does not support connecting Kurdish cantons in Syrian Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
ANKARA,— The United States does not support the Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan-Rojava connecting together the three cantons of Afrin, Kobani and Jazeera along the Syrian-Turkish border, the US ambassador to Ankara said in an interview broadcast on Friday. In a ...

Pressure mounting on Syrian Kurds after Aleppo, HDP spokesman says
Rûdaw - 2016-12-24 09:37
Turkey believes it did not gain anything in Syria, so why should the Kurds, ...

Kurds’ participation vital in international Syria peace talks : official
KurdPress - 2016-12-22 12:05
The representative of Europe Assyrians reiterated on the participation of Syrian Kurds in the international peace talks to bring an end to the years-long civil war in Syria. ...

Turkey Launches Renewed Attack Against Syrian Kurds, Bombs YPG Positions Near Kobane
Kurdish Question - 2016-12-19 23:01
Turkey Launches Renewed Attack Against Syrian Kurds, Bombs YPG Positions Near Kobane ...

Turkey launches renewed attack against Syrian Kurds, bombs YPG positions near Kobane
ARA News - 2016-12-19 00:29
ARA News Kobane – Turkey’s military targeted a headquarters of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) near the city of Kobane in northern Syria, military sources reported on Sunday. “The Turkish artillery bombed the YPG-held village of Tel Shaeer in ...

Syrian Kurds protest in solidarity with Aleppo
ARA News - 2016-12-17 01:50
ARA News Qamishli – A group of Syrian Kurdish activists on Friday organized a sit-in in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, to show solidarity with the people of Aleppo in Syria. The protesters condemned the Syrian regime’s attack on civilians in Aleppo. “ ...

US-coalition denies supplying ammunition to Syrian Kurds by helicopter
ARA News - 2016-12-16 01:39
ARA News Erbil – Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, commander of the anti-ISIS Coalition Forces, denied media reports that US helicopters provided ammunition to the Syrian Kurds. It was widely reported in the region that several US helicopters landed in ...

Is Turkey’s fight against Syrian Kurds enabling Assad? / Semih Idiz
KurdPress - 2016-12-14 13:45
Turkey’s policy aimed at preventing Syrian Kurds from gaining a swath of territory along the Turkish-Syrian border has totally trumped its desire to see the end of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Developments show that Turkey at this point is even enab ...

What's brewing between the Kurds and Syrian regime? / Fehim Tastekin
KurdPress - 2016-12-09 22:56
Among all the complex alliances and shifting loyalties in Syria, the Kurds seem caught in the middle. Common sentiment is that the Kurds are now at a critical threshold of relations with the Damascus regime, and the outcome could be cooperation or, just ...

PYD will pay cost of attacking Syrian Kurds: Massoud Barzani
KurdPress - 2016-12-09 16:40
The President of Kurdistan Region Massoud Barzani blamed the attack of Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces on Syrian Kurds National Council (ENKS) and stated the party will pay for the attacks. ...

Kurdish federal zone in Syria temporary: Bashar al-Assad
KurdPress - 2016-12-09 16:40
The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday that the Syrian constitution doesn’t allow federalism and that the federal structures created by the Kurds in northern Syria “are temporary.” ...

Assad says Kurdish federal zone in Syria ‘temporary’
ARA News - 2016-12-09 01:40
ARA News The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday that the Syrian constitution doesn’t allow federalism and that the federal structures created by the Kurds in northern Syria “are temporary”. This although the majority of Syrian Kurds want fe ...

Kurdish leader says Turkey invaded Syria to prevent Kurds from taking Raqqa
ARA News - 2016-12-09 01:40
ARA News Erbil – Syrian Kurdish leader and co-Chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim, said that Turkey wants to destroy all the Kurdish areas in Syria and that Turkey thinks that the ‘best Kurd is a dead Kurd’. “We are still dealing with ...

Former American diplomat calls for a US-protected Kurdish autonomy in Syria
ARA News - 2016-12-08 02:55
ARA News The United States should give long-term guarantees to the Syrian Kurds, said Peter W. Galbraith, a former U.S. ambassador and a lobbyist for the Iraqi Kurds. Galbraith, who visited the Syrian Kurdish region [Rojava] last week, said: “In eastern S ...

PYD forces burn Kurdish flag in Syria Kurdistan, party claims
KurdPress - 2016-12-05 09:16
The Syrian National Council of Kurds (ENKS), a council in northern Syria, claimed that forces affiliated with Democratic Union Party (PYD) have burned the Kurdish flag in northern Syria. ...

Two foreign volunteers fighting with Syrian Kurds killed in Turkish airstrikes
E-Kurd - 2016-12-04 03:54
MANBIJ,— Two foreign volunteers fighting alongside the Kurdish forces in the northern Syrian city of Manbij were killed in a Turkish airstrike, the Manbij Military Council has confirmed. American Michael Israel, fighting under the nom de guerre Robin Agir ...

What the Syrian Kurds want / Aldar Khalil
KurdPress - 2016-12-02 16:04
Many of us in the leadership of the Democratic Society Movement (DSM), the umbrella group for secular parties in Rojava, have been asked by policymakers, both in the United States and Europe, what the election of Donald Trump means for Syria and the Kurd ...

We will not allow Turkey to continue its expansionist efforts in Syria, Kurdish official tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2016-12-02 04:57
The co-Chief of Democratic Syrian Council stated that the northern Syrian city of al-Bab is strategically important for the Kurds in northern Syria, adding that Kurds would not allow Turkey to continue its expansionist efforts in the country. ...

Pentagon says Syrian Kurds will be part of forces protecting Manbij from IS
E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
WASHINGTON,— Kurds may be among local forces remaining in the Syrian city of Manbij to secure it against potential attack by Islamic State IS group, but the People’s Protection Units (YPG) have moved east of the Euphrates, US Department of Defense spokesm ...

Syrian rebels reportedly handed over Aleppo districts to Kurds
E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
BEIRUT,— Opposition factions reached an agreement with the Kurdish YPG to deliver Bustan al-Pasha, Al-Halak and other quarters bordering the Kurdish-controlled Sheikh Maqsoud district, according to a pro-opposition outlet. Amid the dramatic collapse of op ...

American warrior fighting with Syrian Kurds killed in battle against IS
E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— An American volunteer fighting with a Kurdish militia was killed Monday in a battle against Islamic State fighters in northern Syria, Kurdish commanders in Syria said. The American was reported killed north of Raqqa, where U.S ...

We will not allow Turkey to continue its expansionist efforts in Syria, Kurdish official tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2016-12-01 07:56
The co-Chief of Democratic Syrian Council stated that the northern Syrian city of al-Bab is strategically important for the Kurds in northern Syria, adding that Kurds would not allow Turkey to continue its expansionist efforts in the country. ...

Syrian Kurds open representation office in Oslo
KurdPress - 2016-12-01 03:28
Kurds in Syria inaugurated on Saturday a representation office in the Norwegian capital Oslo. ...

Syrian Kurds will not have their independent state: expert tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2016-12-01 03:28
Kurds in Syria and Iraq are fighting against the militants of the Islamic State (IS). They are both supported by the U.S. but there are also oppositions against them. Turkey considers Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) as an extension of the ...

The Failure of the Syrian Kurds
House of Kurds - 2016-11-30 20:21
I just finished up writing the first draft of the Kurdish section for my upcoming paper (which, of course, I’ll link to once it is published). One of the most interesting things that I discovered in my research was that the PYD is not quite as “good” (and ...

US depends on Kurds once more in Raqqa offensive
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-28 20:34
Kurdish YPG fighters in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) standing on a military tank. (Photo: Flickr) ...

Syrian Kurds Inaugurate Representation Office in Oslo
Kurdish Question - 2016-11-28 15:35
Syrian Kurds Inaugurate Representation Office in Oslo ...

Kurds and Syrian gov’t agree to reopen Hasakah University without interference
Rûdaw - 2016-11-27 14:43
'Thousands of students like me are affected by political rivalries' ...

Syrian Kurds open representation office in Oslo
KurdPress - 2016-11-27 10:22
Kurds in Syria inaugurated on Saturday a representation office in the Norwegian capital Oslo. ...

Syrian Kurds will not have their independent state: expert tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2016-11-27 10:22
Kurds in Syria and Iraq are fighting against the militants of the Islamic State (IS). They are both supported by the U.S. but there are also oppositions against them. Turkey considers Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) as an extension of the ...

Syrian Kurds inaugurate representation office in Oslo
ARA News - 2016-11-27 00:58
ARA News The Kurdish-led Self-Administration of Rojava in northern Syria inaugurated on Saturday a representation office in the Norwegian capital Oslo. The office was opened under the roof of Oslo Municipality following a speech by Oslo Mayor Marianne Bor ...

Russia stresses on inclusion of Kurds in Syrian political process
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Gennady Gatilov, said on Monday, November 21, the political process in Syria must comprise all opposition groups in the country, including Kurds. ...

Kurdish YPG will protect Syria's Manbij from Daesh: US official
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
US Department of Defense spokesman Peter Cook said on Tuesday that Syrian Kurds may be among local forces remaining in the Syrian city of Manbij to secure it against potential attack by Daesh terror group, but the People's Protection Units (YPG) have mov ...

Kurdish state to emerge, Kurds not to quit regions controlling: former U.S. Department of state advisor tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
Iraqi forces, including Peshmerga forces, are advancing in their operation against the Islamic State (IS) in the northern city of Mosul. However, there are differences rifts the forces over the control of Iraqi regions in the future. Syrian Kurds too are ...

Kurds clash with pro-Assad forces in Syria’s Qamishli, casualties reported
ARA News - 2016-11-24 00:48
ARA News Qamishli – Clashes broke out on Wednesday evening between Kurdish security forces, known as Asayish, and pro-Assad troops in Syria’s northeastern city of Qamishli. The fighting broke out on Wednesday after a Syrian army vehicle passed by an Asayi ...

Russia stresses on inclusion of Kurds in Syrian political process
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Gennady Gatilov, said on Monday, November 21, the political process in Syria must comprise all opposition groups in the country, including Kurds. ...

Kurdish YPG will protect Syria's Manbij from Daesh: US official
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
US Department of Defense spokesman Peter Cook said on Tuesday that Syrian Kurds may be among local forces remaining in the Syrian city of Manbij to secure it against potential attack by Daesh terror group, but the People's Protection Units (YPG) have mov ...

Kurdish state to emerge, Kurds not to quit regions controlling: former U.S. Department of state advisor tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
Iraqi forces, including Peshmerga forces, are advancing in their operation against the Islamic State (IS) in the northern city of Mosul. However, there are differences rifts the forces over the control of Iraqi regions in the future. Syrian Kurds too are ...

Turkey issues arrest warrant for Syrian Kurdish leader
Aljazeera - 2016-11-23 01:51
Leader of key US-backed force fighting ISIL in northern Syria among 48 Kurds accused in deadly Ankara attack. ...

Syrian Kurds don’t want federalism: President Assad
Yekîtî Media - 2016-11-16 21:05
ARA News Damascus – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday repeated his rejection of the Northern Syria – Rojava (NSR) administration and denied that the majority of the Kurds want federalism. Both remarks came in response to a question posed by the R ...

Syrian Kurds Tackle Conscription, Underage Marriages and Polygamy
Kurdish Question - 2016-11-16 18:17
Syrian Kurds Tackle Conscription, Underage Marriages and Polygamy ...

Syrian Kurds tackle underage marriages and polygamy
ARA News - 2016-11-15 00:07
ARA News Qamishli – While in areas held by the Syrian government or the opposition polygamy and underage marriages are allowed and even promoted, the Syrian Kurds are the only ones providing a secular model in which polygamy and underage marriages are ban ...

In Iraq, Syrian Kurds long to return home to fight Islamic State
Daily Mail - 2016-11-14 18:10
By Michael Georgy BASHIQA, Iraq, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Days after helping to capture the Iraqi town of Bashiqa northeast of Mosul, Syrian Kurdish fighters walk ... ...

Syrian Kurds hope for recognition of federalism from new US president
ARA News - 2016-11-10 23:02
ARA News Erbil – Sinam Mohammad, the European Representative of the Rojava autonomous democratic administration, the de-facto government running Kurdish-held northern Syria, told ARA News that the Syrian Kurds hope to get more support from the newly elect ...

US balancing act between Syrian Kurds and Turkey cannot last
Rûdaw - 2016-11-10 21:44
'this can’t continue forever' ...

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