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Syria’s Kurds face tough talks to preserve hard-won autonomy | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Syria’s Kurds face tough talks to preserve hard-won autonomy | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-08-10 07:52

Syria’s Kurds face tough talks to preserve hard-won autonomy | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR - Dailystar

Turkey offers cash, promises passports to families of Syrian rebels killed in Afrin | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-09-08 09:51

Iran's Guard kills 6 Kurdish militants near border: report | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-09-07 22:27

Former head of Turkey pro-Kurdish party sentenced to 4 years in prison for terrorist propaganda: CNN Turk | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-09-07 21:18

Kurdish-led council deepens power in Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-09-06 23:11

Syrian Minister: Syria’s Kurds will be treated as rest of Syria community

Waar Media - 2018-09-05 10:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Syria’s Kurdish-led northeast will not be given special treatment and will be dealt with in the same way as other parts of Syria, a government minister said on Tuesday. “We cannot give any Syrian province something which differentiates it fro ...

Senior US diplomat visits Kurdish-held territory in Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-08-26 00:03

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal, upper court yet to rule: lawyer

Reuters - 2018-08-16 05:05
One Turkish court has rejected an American Christian pastor's appeal to be released from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted, but an upper court is yet to rule on the appeal, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday. ...

Kurds meet with Syrian government to discuss self-rule

FOX News - 2018-08-14 18:20
Representatives from Syria's Kurdish-run northeastern region met with the government in Damascus last week to discuss self-administration in a postwar Syria, a leading Kurdish official said Tuesday. ...

Death toll of Syria’s weapon warehouse explosion raises to 69: Monitor

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-13 17:47
An explosion in the Syrian province of Idlib kills dozens of people. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Rojava hopes to preserve autonomy in talks with Syrian regime

Rûdaw - 2018-08-11 14:34
"We are trying to preserve everything we have built so far," ...

Salih Muslim on Talks with Damascus: an Attempt to Preserve Autonomy

BAS News - 2018-08-10 16:13
ERBIL — A Syrian Kurdish political leader has made it clear that the recent talks with Bashar al-Assad’s regime is an attempt to preserve what they have already built throughout the past few years. “We are trying to preserve everything we built in terms ...

Syria Kurds face tough talks to preserve autonomy

Yahoo - 2018-08-09 13:19

How Turkey’s Ties to the West May Survive the Syrian War

International Crisis Group - 2018-08-08 18:46
Crisis Group's Middle East & North Africa Program Director Joost Hiltermann participated in the 2018 Körber Policy Game, designed to explore possible outcomes in the event of a crisis between Turkey and the West in Syria. While the exercise underscored m ...

Syria's Kurds prepare for a future without the US - The National

Thenational - 2018-08-05 14:22

Islamic radical cleric connected to ISIS, claims responsibility for Erbil attack

E-Kurd - 2018-08-03 20:41
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Islamic radical mullah who pledged his allegiance to Islamic State (IS, ISIS) and was in contact with the jihadi group since 2014 confessed the connection to Kurdistan’s security forces and admitted to coordinat ...

Syria's Kurds Return to Al Assad's Fold

Stratfor - 2018-08-03 12:31

Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan: from the margins to de facto autonomy

E-Kurd - 2018-07-29 16:53
BEIRUT,— Syria’s Kurds have benefited from the chaos in the war-wracked country to carve out de facto autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish territory they control in the north and northeast. A US-backed alliance led by the Kurds was Friday h ...

Turkey’s emergency rule ends as Erdogan’s power grows | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-07-18 23:50