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TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Diplomat stresses Syrian Kurds should take part in intra-Syria talks

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Diplomat stresses Syrian Kurds should take part in intra-Syria talks - TASS

SDF respond to Syrian, Russian bombardment

ANHA - 2017-09-16 14:55
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) condemned in strongest terms the Russian and Syrian regime forces' warplanes targeting their forces in Deir ez-Zor, and they assured that the bombardment is an attempt to stir conflicts and waste energies. ...

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 ...

Qubad Talabani urges ‘unanimity’ in advance of referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-05 14:37
Efforts are underway to build “unanimity” in Kurdistan’s politics and society in advance of a historic referendum scheduled to take place in three weeks’ time, the deputy prime minister told a visiting UK delegation. ...

Hezbollah, Syrian army seek new route for stranded ISIS group convoy

Waar Media - 2017-09-03 17:00
WAAR-DUHOK: Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Syrian army are seeking a new route for a convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families bound for the jihadists’ stronghold in eastern Syria, a commander in the military alliance backing Syria’s government sa ...

US orders Russia to close consulate and two annexes

Waar Media - 2017-09-01 01:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia has been ordered to close its San Francisco consulate and two trade missions in response to “unwarranted” Russian action, the US has said. The consulate, and annexes in New York and Washington, must close by Saturday. The US state depa ...

Kurds no longer welcomed in Iraq: Barzani

KurdPress - 2017-08-31 09:31
The Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated that the Kurds are not welcomed in Iraq anymore and Kurdistan independence is to prevent new catastrophes. ...

Syrian Kurds are not fighting for independence: Salih Muslim

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 10:22
The co-Leader of Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim, stated that the goal of the Kurds in the north of the country is not to become independent, adding that Kurds are not alone in the region and there are other ethnics who are f ...