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Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.

Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members were repatriated to the United States on Wednesday in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria. The move is part of an effort ...
Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S. - E-Kurd

6 orphans from Islamic State families handed over by Syrian Kurds to Belgium

E-Kurd - 2019-06-14 10:07
BEIRUT,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), in north northeast Syria, on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said. “Six Belgian orphan children were han ...

U.S. sanctions Iraqi company suspected of ties to Iran’s IRGC

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
WASHINGTON,— The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons. ...

Syria Kurds hand over 14 French, Dutch orphans from Islamic State families - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-06-12 09:59

Turkish F-35 pilots training in the U.S. grounded

ANF - 2019-06-11 11:05
The U.S. military has grounded the Turkish pilots training on the F-35 fighter jet in the United States over its plans to purchase a missile system from Russia. ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 14 French, Dutch orphans from Islamic State families

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 18:53
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have handed over 14 orphans born to jihadist families to government delegations from France and the Netherlands, in the latest repatriations of foreigners living in crowded camps. Abdelkarim Omar, the top Kurdis ...

Iran doesn’t want to clash with states, powers: Rouhani

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said his country did “not want to clash” with regional states or world powers. He made the assertion in a telephone call — made to mark the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr holiday — with Qatari Emir Ta ...

Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds | News24

News24 - 2019-06-06 16:58

2 women, 6 children from IS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds - France - RFI

RFI - 2019-06-06 03:30

Two US women, 6 children repatriated from Syria: Report

Al Jazeera - 2019-06-05 18:00
Two women with ties to ISIL and six children will return to the US on Wednesday, Kurdish-led authorities tell Reuters. ...

Eight ISIS women and children handed over to US

ANF - 2019-06-05 16:54
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria has handed over two women and six children from the defeated ISIS to the US. ...

Hundreds of IS Relatives Released from al-Hol Camp in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-04 13:41
ERBIL — A total of 800 women and children related to the Islamic State (IS) militants have been released from the al-Hol Camp in the Syrian Kurdish province of Hassakah. According to local officials and witnesses, at least 17 buses were seen leaving the ...

Syria Kurds hand over five Islamic State orphans to Norway

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
Al-Hol Camp, Syria,— The Kurdish administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Monday handed over five orphans from families of the Islamic State group to Norwegian authorities, a spokesman said. “Following a request made by the Kingd ...

800 women, children including ISIS relatives to leave Syrian camp: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 15:04
AIN ISSA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria said Sunday they plan to hand 800 women and children, including relatives of jihadists, to their families in the first such transfer from an overcrowded camp ...

IS fight: US-led coalition says it killed 1,300 civilians in Syria and Iraq

BBC - 2019-06-01 00:02
The coalition's figure on deaths in Syria and Iraq may actually be much higher, activists say. ...

The destabilizing factor of the Arab stabilization forces in Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-05-31 09:14
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In the actions of the United States in the Middle East, among Trump’s obscure and contradictory statements on Twitter, a clear, definite US policy towards Syria finally emerged. After limited and ineffective attacks ...

Uzbekistan repatriates 148 women and children linked to ISIS from Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-05-30 21:56
Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria handed over 148 Uzbek women and children linked to ISIS for repatriation The post Uzbekistan repatriates 148 women and children linked to ISIS from Syria appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Women and children of DAESH members delivered to Uzbek consul

ANF - 2019-05-30 10:53
148 women and children of DAESH members have been returned to Uzbekistan. ...

Syria Kurds handed over 148 Uzbek Islamic State women, children: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Wednesday handed over 148 Uzbek women and children linked to the Islamic State group to diplomats from the Central Asian country for repatriation, officials said. In total m ...