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Syrian Kurds host conference on Islamic State detainees

Syrian Kurds host conference on Islamic State detainees

E-Kurd - 2019-07-07 18:13
BEIRUT,— Dozens of international experts gathered in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria on Saturday to discuss how to manage thousands of suspected Islamic State ISIS group members crammed into Kurdish-run prisons and camps. French lawyers a ...
Syrian Kurds host conference on Islamic State detainees - E-Kurd

Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan warn of Turkish attack despite U.S. mediation

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A top Kurdish political official in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria Monday warned neighbouring Turkey would attack at the first chance it got, despite US efforts to prevent a cross-border incursion. On Sunday, Tu ...

Germany must repatriate Islamic State families from Syria: court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-12 12:00
BERLIN,— A Berlin court has ruled that Germany’s foreign ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fighter, in what a court spokesman said was the first such ruling against the government. The m ...

Car bomb hits near church in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 21:41
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Twelve people were injured on Thursday when a car bomb exploded near a church in a Christian-majority neighborhood of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northern Syria, ANHA news agency reported. The bomb was caused by a ...

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 11:57
AMSTERDAM,— A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online. It is the first trial in the Neth ...

AFP: Syria Kurds host conference on IS detainees

Focus Fen - 2019-07-07 21:50

Syria Kurds host conference on Daesh detainees

Gulfnews - 2019-07-07 06:14

Syria Kurds host conference on ISIS detainees - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-07-06 15:28

Syria Kurds host conference on Daesh detainees | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-07-06 14:24

Russia Favors Direct Talks Between Syrian Kurds, Damascus: FM

BAS News - 2019-07-03 16:21
ERBIL — The Russian government is calling for direct talks between the Syrian Kurdish authorities in northern Syrian administration, and the Syrian government in Damascus, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Speaking at a press conference on Wed ...

Iraq Receives 100 IS Detainees from Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-02 20:29
ERBIL - Syria has handed 100 Islamic State (IS) detainees, including senior leaders, to Iraq as part of a previous agreement between the two neighboring countries, an Iraqi mayor revealed on Tuesday. According to the agreement, Iraq is expected to a tota ...

IS Kills, Wounds 11 Syrian Regime Troops

BAS News - 2019-07-02 01:19
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group has killed or wounded 11 troops of the Syrian regime, an activist revealed. Activist Abdul Aziz al-Naser said that the regime forces had clashed with the extremists in a Syrian desert on Sunday, and that they ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed on Iraqi-Syrian Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-30 23:48
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) jihadists were killed on Sunday on the borders between Iraq and Syria. The two were targeted by the forces of the Defense Ministry during a military operation in the region. The ministry explained in a statement tha ...

Italian Islamic State member handed to Rome, say Syria Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-06-30 12:20
BEIRUT,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria have handed to Italy one of its citizens accused of belonging to the Islamic State group, a spokesman said Saturday. “Italian jihadist Samir Bougana (aka Abu Abdullah) who ha ...

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-26 19:29
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defense Ministry said one soldier was killed and five were injured during clashes with Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Wednesday. The casualties, which the ministry said occurred during clashes with ...

Car bomb in Syrian Kurdistan’s Qamishlo wounds seven

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A car bombing near Kurdish security offices in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northeast Syria, on Monday wounded seven civilians, including a child, a war monitor said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attac ...

U.S. delegation holds talks with Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday discussed the country’s support for the people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency ANHA reported. The delegation headed by ...