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US-Turkey ties deteriorated because of Syrian Kurds: analyst

US-Turkey ties deteriorated because of Syrian Kurds: analyst - KurdPress

Russia Emphasizes the Involvement of Kurds in Intra-Syria Talks

BAS News - 2017-09-08 15:33
ERBIL — Russian President's special envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, has reaffirmed the importance the presence of Syrian Kurds in the talks on peace settlement in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Bogdanov met ...

Turkish president blames US for weapons sent to SDF in Syria

KurdPress - 2017-08-21 11:04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the United States for its support of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), arguing that the weapons the U.S. provided in Syria “have ended up in Turkey.” ...

US-led Coalition Welcomes Launch of Tel Afar Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-20 14:56
ERBIL — The US-led coalition has welcomed the beginning of Tel Afar operation by the Iraqi armed forces on Monday, reiterating support to the troops fighting the Islamic State (IS) on the ground. “The Global Coalition Against ISIS welcomes Iraqi Prime Mi ...

US not intending to stay in Syria after IS

KurdPress - 2017-08-19 12:35
The United States does not intend to stay in Syria after defeating IS terror group, the US Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert said during a press briefing on Friday. ...

Barzani Calls on US to Understand Determination of People of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-17 17:37
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region's President Masoud Barzani on Thursday urged the US to understand the determination of the people of Kurdistan for holding the independence referendum. Barzani told a visiting delegation of senior US commanders that in the same wa ...

Hezbollah leader says Syrian government ‘will stay on’

Waar Media - 2017-08-13 23:35
WAAR-DUHOK: The head of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah says it is time for political leaders to accept the survival of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government. Hassan Nasrallah, addressing a rally on Sunday, advised the Lebanese government to n ...

Ankara would not attack Syrian Kurds: expert

KurdPress - 2017-08-12 12:04
A Turkish political expert believes Ankara would not launch any attacks against Kurds in Syria and would create a safe zone on its borders with Syria instead in order to prevent any Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Islamic State (IS) infiltration. ...

After military shake-up, Erdogan says Turkey to tackle Kurds in Syria

Reuters - 2017-08-07 21:51
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Days after a reshuffle of Turkey's top military commanders, President Tayyip Erdogan has revived warnings of military action against Kurdish fighters in Syria that could set back the U.S.-led battle against Islamic State. ...

After military shake-up, Erdogan says Turkey to tackle Kurds in Syria

Waar Media - 2017-08-07 19:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Days after a reshuffle of Turkey’s top military commanders, President Tayyip Erdogan has revived warnings of military action against Kurdish fighters in Syria that could set back the U.S.-led battle against Islamic State. Kurdish militia are ...

Arrests of 213 Kurds in northern Kurdistan by the Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 23:22
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, end of week of July 2017, the Turkish government and its ruling party, led by Erdogan, during their recent repression in northern Kurdistan, arrested more than 213 people by their military ...