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

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

U.S. and partner forces implement security mechanism in northeast Syria

CENTCOM - 2019-08-28 23:00
TAMPA, Fla. – The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve partner force in the fight against Daesh, completed the destruction of People’s Protection Unit, also known as YPG, fighting positions in northeast Syria ...

Syrian Kurds hand over four Islamic State children to Germany: official

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 17:30
SIMALKA CROSSING, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria Monday handed over four children linked with the Islamic State group to Germany in their first such repatriation to the European country, an offi ...

Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds would spark a ‘big war’ if U.S.-Turkish talks fail: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-08-08 14:59
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria would spark a “big war” if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara’s plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. Badran Jia Kurd al ...

Syrian Kurdish official warns of 'big war' if U.S.-Turkish talks fail

Reuters - 2019-08-07 18:26
A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria would spark a "big war" if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara's plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. ...

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 ...

Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-08-06 21:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to "eliminate" the YPG in northeast Syria – a move deemed "unacceptable" by the Pentagon The post Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria appeared first on Th ...

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 ...

Turkey calls on U.S. to end its support for Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
ISTANBUL,— Turkey called on the United States to end its support for a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria as the two countries held talks on Monday aimed at preventing a fresh Turkish invasion. “The US should positively answer ...

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 ...

U.S. warns unilateral Turkey attack on Kurds in Syria ‘unacceptable’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
TOKYO,— The United States warned Tuesday that any “unilateral” offensive by Turkey to remove a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) would be “unacceptable” and vowed to step up talks to prevent such action. “Clearly we believe any unilateral acti ...

Syria Kurds warn of Turkish attack despite US mediation

France24 - 2019-08-05 21:59

Another village in South Kurdistan bombed by Turkish jets

ANF - 2019-07-30 14:24
Yet another attack by the Turkish army in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkey, U.S. to continue talks on Syria safe zone despite tensions: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
ANKARA,— Turkish and U.S. officials will continue to discuss a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkish military officials said on Thursday after Ankara warned that it would launch a cross-border operation if a deal was n ...

U.S. proposals for safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 18:02
ANKARA,— New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left. Turkey ...

Arrest of a Kurdish student at the Mahabad Payam-Noor University

Kurdpa - 2019-07-20 14:20
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish student at the Mahabad Payam-Noor University has been transferred to an unknown location after being arrested. ...