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Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach

Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-02-13 17:41
The Boy on the Beach isn’t available until April, but as soon as I received the advanced reading copy in the mail, I immediately began reading it. Alan Kurdi, wearing the clothes Tima Kurdi, his aunt, bought for him. This devastating photo became a wake ...
Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach - Pirtuk û Wêje

PYD Calls on the West to React to Turkish Assaults on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-17 23:40
ERBIL — Former Co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim, criticised the West for their indifference towards the Turkish assault on Afrin, and continuing their arm supplies to Ankara. “Turkey sheds our blood with the weapo ...

The Korean Peninsula Crisis (II): From Fire and Fury to Freeze-for-Freeze

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-24 01:35
Brinksmanship on the Korean peninsula threatens a potentially catastrophic military escalation. In this second report of a two-part series, Crisis Group lays out the steps to de-escalate the crisis and buy time for a more durable solution. ...

French President Concerned over Turkish Attack on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-23 22:32
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday expressed concern over Turkey’s military attack on the Syrian Kurdish province of Afrin. “Taking into account Turkey’s security imperatives, the president expressed to his Turkish counterpart his concer ...

Barzani Expresses Concerns About Turkish Military Assault on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-22 12:13
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Monday expressed deep concern over the Turkish military operation on the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin, calling for immediate halt to the assault. In an official statement, a copy of which was sent to BasNews, Barz ...

Youth al-Shahba are ready to stand up to the Turkish occupation

ANHA - 2018-01-21 20:32
AL-SHABBA – The people of al-Shabba canton support for standing by the people of Afrin against the attacks of the Turkish occupation army, and pointed out that the Turkish bombardment will not undermine the resolve of the Syrian people, especially Afrin, ...

Twilight of the Kurds

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-18 19:06
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival. ...

The Shitheel and Those Shithole Countries

E-Kurd - 2018-01-15 09:05
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Exclusive to Once again, I rise in partial defense of Donald J. Trump, the President of the United States. He is being excoriated for calling an end to the protection of immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African coun ...