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Syrian Kurds say American teen among 8 captured foreign ISIS fighters - Middle East - Stripes

Syrian Kurds say American teen among 8 captured foreign ISIS fighters - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-01-09 18:55

Syrian Kurds say American teen among 8 captured foreign ISIS fighters - Middle East - Stripes - Stripes

Syrian Kurds contemplate war without US allies

CNN - 2019-01-14 23:04
Syrian Kurds have been the US's strongest and most steadfast ally on the ground in the fight against ISIS. While ISIS is close to defeat, the fighting continues. It's a battle that the Kurds may soon be fighting alone, as the US begins to withdraw. ...

Turkey promises protection for Syrian Kurds not linked to PKK

Rûdaw - 2019-01-14 10:54
"It is a fatal mistake to equate Syrian Kurds with the PKK ...

Pompeo Expresses Optimism that Syrian Kurds, Turkey Could be Protected

BAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed on Saturday optimism that there could be a way to protect the Syrian Kurds while ensuring Turkey's stability by defending itself from "terrorists," after the US forces withdraw from Syria. "We are confi ...

Kurdish Forces Say American Teen Among ISIS Militants Captured in Syria

Thedailybeast - 2019-01-10 02:21

Syrian Kurds capture 8 foreign Islamic State militants including U.S. teen

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
BEIRUT,— Syria’s Kurds on Wednesday said they had captured eight alleged foreign jihadists including an American teenager in fighting against the Islamic State group. The eight, detained on Sunday and Monday, include a 16-year-old American as well as a G ...

SDF capture 8 more foreign ISIS fighters

Rûdaw - 2019-01-09 16:48
They include a minor American, a German, a Russian ...

Syrian Kurds say two British forces injured in fight against IS

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-06 15:00

Syrian Kurds say Germany should establish no-fly zone

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-05 14:00

Syrian Kurds Keen on Deal with Damascus

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurds are eager to reach an agreement with the Syrian regime in the aftermath of US withdrawal, a senior official said. According to Badran Jia Kurd, who attended the recent meetings in Russia, the Syrian Kurdish forces have presented ...

Syrian Kurds look to secure Damascus deal regardless of US moves | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-04 22:32

Syrian Forces Move to Protect Syrian Kurds Fighting Islamic State

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-12-30 12:57
Syrian government forces moved to protect Syrian Kurds who are fighting Islamic State after the U.S. said it would withdraw its troops from the region and the Syrian Kurds said they feared an attack by Turkey. ...

Barzani: Anti-IS War Not Finished Yet, Syrian Kurds Suffered Too Much

BAS News - 2018-12-20 15:44
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has expressed concerns for the Syrian Kurds as the US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw his country's forces from Syria. "The recent developments ...

Syrian Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri M ...