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Johnson says UK, Russia could cooperate on Iran, North Korea, Syria

Waar Media - 2017-12-22 19:02
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia and the United Kingdom could find possibilities for cooperation on issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, the North Korea crisis and the Syrian conflict, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said at a meeting with Russian Foreign Min ...

Commentary on the Final Declaration of the Syrian Opposition in Riyadh

KNC Geneva - 2017-12-12 14:08
In September 2016, the High Negotiation Committee (HNC) of the Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces published a document, the so-called “Executive Framework for a Political Solution,” that outlines its views regarding a future Syrian state. Due to v ...

Russia says provided air cover for Kurdish forces in Syria

E-Kurd - 2017-12-05 04:56
MOSCOW,— Russia’s defence ministry said Monday its planes made hundreds of sorties in support of Kurdish and local militias in eastern Syria, predicting that the whole area will soon be free of Islamic jihadist fighters. The statement came the day after ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Detonates 3 Houses of Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-12-01 12:27
ERBIL — A source from Tuz Khurmatu confirmed the detonation of three houses, belonging to Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu, by the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi last night. Mohammed Fayaq, head of Tuz Khurmatu Media Department, told BasNews “La ...

Turkey Hopes US Ends Supporting the Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2017-11-27 00:16
ERBIL — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday that Ankara hopes that Washington would put an end to its cooperation with the Syrian Kurds. “Our expectation is that [the US] ends this partnership in no time and returns to its true ally [Tu ...