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Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds

Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
AMMAN,— Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces. Turkish President Tay ...
Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds - E-Kurd

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Kurdish children in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 14:08
SANJAQ SAADUN, Syrian Kurdistan,— In a schoolyard of rural Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, boys and girls break out into giggles watching Charlie Chaplin’s pranks, a rare treat thanks to a mobile cinema roving through the countryside. In ...

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two other people Sunday in the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in in northeast Syria, police said, the second such attack in just over a month. Kurdish ...

Yemen separatists said they are ready to hold talks

ANF - 2019-08-16 08:18
Yemen’s southern separatists said on Thursday they were ready to attend a summit in Saudi Arabia to resolve a standoff in Aden. ...

Islamic State car bomb kills 5 in Syrian Kurdistan: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
AL-QAHTANIYA,— A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed five people, including three children, in a Kurdish town in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Wednesday, a war monitor said. The explosive-rigged vehicle detonated in Al ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

After 18 months of threats, how likely are the Turks to attack Syrian Kurdistan?

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 20:22
BEIRUT,— After 18 months of threats, Turkey’s president warned Tuesday that his troops could attack Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northeast Syria “very soon”. Why would Turkey lead such a cross-border incursion, what do Syria’s Kurds w ...

Syrian Kurdish lawmaker urges for dialogue to avert Turkish operation in E Syria – Famagusta Gazette

Famagusta Gazette - 2019-08-06 18:33

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens operation against Syrian Kurds ‘very soon’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 16:43
ISTANBUL,— Turkey and the US were on a collision course Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “eliminate” a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria — a move deemed “unacceptable” by the Pentagon. Erdogan has repea ...

Syrian Kurdish lawmaker urges for dialogue to avert Turkish operation in E Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-06 12:11

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 ...

Erdoğan: Turkey to launch military operation against Kurds in northern Syria | JNS.org

JNS - 2019-08-06 06:14

Syrian Rebels Ready to Join Turkish Invasion of Syrian Kurdistan - News From Antiwar.com

Antiwar - 2019-08-06 06:06

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swissinfo - 2019-08-05 21:39

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast | News | NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM KDAL

Kdal610 - 2019-08-05 21:27

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC

WHTC - 2019-08-05 21:12

Arab women remember victims of the Shengal genocide

ANF - 2019-08-01 20:57
Arab women expressed that they will always stand by the women from Shengal, and that they are ready to pay any price for the freedom of women. ...

Female Kurdish Harvard Law graduate ready to fight for rights of Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-31 16:48

Deir ez-Zor Arab fighters 'punished for refusal to join SDF'

Al Monitor - 2019-07-30 15:14

Turkey will launch operation in Syrian Kurdistan if safe zone not established: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-07-22 18:24
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara will launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river. Turkey has ...

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 ...