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'They abandoned us': Commanding general of US-allied Kurdish forces rails against US plans to pull back from Syria - ABC NewsGO - 2019-11-17 09:49
Russian forces take over abandoned US air base in Syria | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-11-16 21:23
ISIS has a plan to bust out 70,000 supporters from Kurdish jails now that the US has abandoned the area to the Turkish military | Business Insider IndiaBusinessinsider - 2019-11-11 18:50
The olive groves of Zirgan abandoned due to Turkish invasionANF - 2019-11-11 14:30
People in villages in the northern Syrian region of Zirgan live from agriculture and the yield of their olive groves. But since the occupation of Turkey, the only livelihood people has been taken away. ...
Kafro, the Assyrian village that survived the State persecutionANF - 2019-11-11 11:36
In the '90s Kafro, an Assyrian village in Midyat, district of Mardin, was evacuated by the Turkish state and abandoned in ruins as many other villages. Now Kafro is flourishing again. ...
Kurds protest Turkish and Russian forces in SyriaCBS News - 2019-11-09 07:34
The president of Turkey is set to visit Washington next week and protests are expected over Turkey's invasion into Syria and the slaughter of America's abandoned Kurdish allies. As Charlie D'Agata reports, Kurds in Syria are fighting back. ...
Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds, ExplainedYahoo - 2019-11-07 01:05
A history of why Trump abandoned the Kurds – Alternet.orgAlternet - 2019-11-06 23:48
Top Democratic chairman slams decision to pull U.S. troops from SyriaCBS News - 2019-11-05 06:18
A U.S. delegation met with the Kurds Monday, in an effort to repair relations with the abandoned U.S. allies. The U.S. is struggling to redefine its role in the region, after President Trump said the priority now is for U.S. troops to protect oil wells in ...
Kurds in northeast Syria feel abandoned by alliesAl Monitor - 2019-11-05 06:11
Ed Simon: A History of Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds | YubaNetYubanet - 2019-11-05 03:44
NBC News: Trump’s Syria pullout follows years of Kurdish struggleJustice for Kurds - 2019-11-04 22:09
Justice for Kurds Student Ambassador, Shivan Fazil, quoted on NBC News: “They really did feel that this time, they should not be abandoned and betrayed,” political analyst Shivan Fazil said. — The Kurdish expression “No friends but the mountains” has beco ...
This Isn’t the First Time the United States Has Abandoned the Kurds - In These TimesInthesetimes - 2019-11-04 19:05
The hidden history behind why Trump has abandoned the Kurds – Raw StoryRawstory - 2019-11-04 17:00
'No friends but the mountains': Trump's Syria pullout follows years of Kurdish struggleNBC News - 2019-11-04 09:00
"They really did feel that this time, they should not be abandoned and betrayed,” political analyst Shivan Fazil said. ...
A History of Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds | History News NetworkHNN - 2019-11-03 23:42
A History of Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds | History News NetworkHistorynewsnetwork - 2019-11-03 21:19
Letters to the Editor — Readers ask why the U.S. left Syria and abandoned the KurdsDallasnews - 2019-11-03 11:06
For Kurds, US Pull-Back Feels Like Being Abandoned Once More - NBC Southern CaliforniaNbclosangeles - 2019-10-31 11:57
Trump thanks Kurds, allies in ISIS fight he's accused of abandoning, for role in operationNBC News - 2019-10-28 17:30
The president has faced criticism that he had essentially abandoned the longtime U.S. allies, paving the way for Turkey's invasion of northern Syria. ...
'Mr. Kurd' says Trump has abandoned US allies in Middle East | WCTIWcti12 - 2019-10-28 10:45
The Kurds Spotted Baghdadi. The U.S. Abandoned Them Anyway.Thedailybeast - 2019-10-28 03:17
U.S. to boost troops protecting oil fields in Syrian Kurdistan, as Kurds start pullbackE-Kurd - 2019-10-25 10:28
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The US said Thursday it would beef up its military presence to protect oil fields in Syrian Kurdistan (northeastern Syria ) as Kurdish forces abandoned several positions to comply with a deal allowing Damascus, Ankara and Mos ...
Constants have vanishedKathimerini - 2019-10-25 01:20
is, if America’s Kurdish allies are so easily abandoned to their fate, what could other US allies, who have ...
Huffman: Foreign policy strategy abandoned under Trump - Daily AdvanceDailyadvance - 2019-10-24 17:58
Kayyem: 'We Have Completely Abandoned The Kurds'WGBH - 2019-10-24 16:44
Kremlin says U.S. betrayed Kurds in Syria, tells Kurds to withdraw or be mauledReuters - 2019-10-23 10:21
The Kremlin said on Wednesday that the United States had betrayed and abandoned the Syrian Kurds and advised the Kurds to withdraw from the Syrian border as per a deal between Moscow and Ankara or be mauled by the Turkish army. ...
Russia Says US Betrayed Syrian KurdsBAS News - 2019-10-23 10:19
ERBIL — The Kremlin said on Wednesday that the United States had betrayed the Kurds who fought with them against the Islamic State (IS). “The United States has been the Kurds’ closest ally in recent years. [But] in the end, it abandoned the Kurds and, in ...
Letters: The Kurds are our friends and should not be abandoned | Letters | theadvocate.comTheadvocate - 2019-10-22 11:49
Turkish rebels find tunnel network abandoned by Kurdish troopsNypost - 2019-10-21 21:28
Delta Force Sgt. Joshua Wheeler Gave His Life for the Kurds Trump AbandonedThedailybeast - 2019-10-21 16:22
'Mr Kurd' Says Trump Has Abandoned Allies in Middle East as US Pulls Back Troops from Northeast Syria - News18News18 - 2019-10-19 15:48
Kurds’ Sense of Betrayal Compounded by Empowerment of Unsavory RivalsNew York Times - 2019-10-19 07:53
Abandoned by the U.S., Kurdish forces are doubly angry at who are seeking to replace them: Turkish-allied Syrian fighters the United States had long rejected as extremists, criminals and thugs. ...
Trump Abandoned the Kurds. Poland and the Baltics Could Be Next.Foreignpolicy - 2019-10-17 03:36
Trump officials dispatched to Turkey as Russian troops sweep into area abandoned by U.S. retreat - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2019-10-16 22:01
Russian soldiers filmed at hurriedly abandoned US base after Trump ordered Syria troop withdrawal | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-10-16 20:43
Russians Share Videos From Hastily Abandoned U.S. Base in Syria: 'Manbij Is Ours!'Newsweek - 2019-10-16 11:21
American troops hastily retreated from positions in northeastern Syria this week as Turkey pushed its operation against Kurdish-led militias there. ...
President Trump abandoned the Kurds, but Liz Cheney blames Turkey's invasion of Syria on impeachment | Salon.comSalon - 2019-10-15 23:10
Live updates: Russia moves into Syrian territory abandoned by U.S. - Syria - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-15 19:52
Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to pull troops from SyriaCBS News - 2019-10-15 02:28
Some Kurds living in the U.S. said they feel abandoned after the president decided to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria. Manuel Bojorquez visited Nashville, the city with the largest concentration of Kurds outside the Middle East. ...
Pentagon rejects claims it abandoned and betrayed KurdsBignewsnetwork - 2019-10-15 02:09
'Mr. Kurd' Says Trump 'Abandoned My People' With Syria Pullout | Newsmax.comNewsmax - 2019-10-14 23:48
Three ‘British orphans’ found abandoned in ISIS camp after their ‘fanatic family was killed in airstrike’ – The SunThesun - 2019-10-14 23:41
Trump Abandoned the Kurds: Here’s What Has Happened Since – Rolling StoneRollingstone - 2019-10-14 23:23
Kurdish forces backed by US strike deal with Syria's Assad, in major shift in 8-year warCNN - 2019-10-14 22:37
Abandoned by the United States and facing a deepening Turkish military offensive, Kurdish forces near the northern Syrian border have struck a deal with the Syrian government, marking a major shift in the country's eight-year war. ...
The Intelligence - “The Kurds have been left with no options since being abandoned by America”—a worrying alliance in Syria | Podcasts | The EconomistEconomist - 2019-10-14 22:35
What SDF Agreed on with Damascus?BAS News - 2019-10-14 14:46
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reached an agreement with the Syrian regime on Sunday after they felt abandoned by the US in the face of a massive Turkish offensive. According to the Danny Makki, a freelance journalist who has repo ...
'Mr. Kurd' says Trump has abandoned U.S. allies in Middle East | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-10-14 14:01
Violent quest for empowerment returns Syrian Kurds to square one Abandoned by the US, YPG militia is forced to turn to Assad regime in the face of Turkey's offensive October 14, 2019The National AE - 2019-10-14 13:53
Abandoned Kurds turn to Assad and Russia as ISIS detainees escapeCBS News - 2019-10-14 13:29
America's former allies in the fight against ISIS have been forced to seek help from Syria's Kremlin-backed dictator as Turkey invades ...
This isn’t the first time the U.S. has abandoned the Kurds | Salon.comSalon - 2019-10-14 11:25
On the ground in Syria as the Turkish onslaught continuesCBS News - 2019-10-13 23:02
CBS News foreign Charlie D’Agata is on the ground in Syria, where Kurds say they feel abandoned by the U.S. as Turkey moves in. ...
We may be in process of leaving Syria, but in no way have we abandoned the Kurds: Trump, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2019-10-13 19:26
After Trump Abandoned Kurds, Turkish Invasion Raises Fear of Kurdish Genocide & ISIS Resurgence | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-10-13 13:49
Pentagon chief: 'We have not abandoned the Kurds'Yahoo - 2019-10-13 12:00
Trump didn't think he could ever lose the evangelical vote — but then he abandoned the Kurds - U.S. News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-12 20:08
No one would 'help us with Normandy' after Trump abandoned the Kurds - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-10-12 14:15
Overnight Defense: Pentagon insists US hasn't abandoned Kurds | Trump expands sanctions authority against Turkey | Ex-Ukraine ambassador says Trump pushed for her ouster | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-12 13:40
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: We're working to convince Erdogan invasion is 'a bad thing'Tennessean - 2019-10-11 23:11
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed back on the notion that the United States has abandoned Kurdish allies, saying the U.S. has done a lot to help. ...
Defense Secretary Mark Esper insists the Trump administration has not abandoned the Kurds [Video]Yahoo - 2019-10-11 23:08
Pentagon says United States not abandoning KurdsJerusalem Post - 2019-10-11 21:43
"We have not abandoned the Kurds, let me be clear about that," U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters at the Pentagon. ...
U.S. military says not abandoning Kurds, condemns Turkish offensiveReuters - 2019-10-11 20:46
The Pentagon strongly denied on Friday accusations that it had abandoned its Syrian Kurdish allies to a Turkish military onslaught, which he said was destabilizing the region and doing "dramatic harm" to U.S.-Turkey relations. ...
Syria’s Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey?Seattle Times - 2019-10-10 20:35
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s most powerful Kurdish group is grappling for friends after its ally, the United States, abandoned it to an invasion by Turkey, whose warplanes, tanks and artillery are raining shells onto its stronghold in the north of the country. ...
This Isn't the First Time the US Has Abandoned the KurdsTruthout - 2019-10-10 17:45
‘They abandoned us’: Commanding general of US-allied Kurdish forces rails against US plans to pull back from Syria | KTIC RadioKticradio - 2019-10-10 15:02
Explainer: For Kurds, U.S. pull-back feels like being abandoned once moreHeraldpublicist - 2019-10-10 12:53
Explainer: For Kurds, U.S. pull-back feels like being abandoned once moreDenverpost - 2019-10-10 02:26
Lindsey Graham Kurds Were 'Shamelessly Abandoned By Trump AdminMediaite - 2019-10-10 00:38
For Kurds, US pull-back feels like being abandoned once more | WTOPWTOP - 2019-10-09 23:31
Trump Says U.S. Has Not ‘Abandoned’ Kurds ‹ Newsweek PakistanNewsweekpakistan - 2019-10-09 08:32
Trump says US has not 'abandoned the Kurds' in Syria | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-10-09 08:16
For Kurds, U.S. pull-back feels like being abandoned once more - Hot AirHotair - 2019-10-09 02:00
Dutch police hunt owners of lion cub found abandoned in field | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-10-09 01:57
Turkey boosts troops on Syria border after operation warningBBC - 2019-10-09 00:59
As Turkey prepares an offensive, President Trump says the US has not abandoned its Kurdish allies. ...
U.S. has not ‘abandoned the Kurds’ in Syria, Trump saysE-Kurd - 2019-10-08 21:26
WASHINGTON,— President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies inside Syria, continuing to give a mixed message to Turkey. “We may be in the process of leaving Syria, but in no way have we Abandoned the Kurds, who a ...
Trump says US hasn’t ‘abandoned’ Kurds despite pulling troops out of SyriaNew York Post - 2019-10-08 18:03
President Trump on Tuesday defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey and said the US has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies — a day after he drew a bipartisan backlash for deciding to withdraw troops from northern Syria. “We may be in the process of ...
Trump Threatens to Destroy Turkey's Economy in Case of "Unnecessary Fighting"BAS News - 2019-10-08 16:35
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to destroy Turkey's economy in case of any "unnecessary fighting" by Ankara in northeastern Syria, saying that the US has not abandoned the Kurds. "We may be in the process of leaving Syria, but in ...
American couple "abandoned' 11-year-old daughter to move to Canada, prosecutors say [Video]Yahoo - 2019-10-08 07:55
U.S. withdraws troops from northern Syria, abandoning Kurdish allies to face TurkeyCBS News - 2019-10-08 03:55
American troops are pulling back from positions in Northern Syria under an order from the White House. The move precedes an expected incursion but Kurdish allies believe the U.S. has abandoned them. Mona Yacoubian, who is a senior advisor at the U.S. inst ...
For Kurds, US pull-back feels like being abandoned once more - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -WBOC - 2019-10-07 23:45
For Kurds, US pull-back feels like being abandoned once more - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-10-07 23:15
Trump: Muslim congresswomen made ‘Israel feel abandoned by the US’ – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-10-07 22:54
'This isn’t just a betrayal, it feels like the final betrayal,' say Syria's Kurds abandoned to face Turkish assaultTelegraph - 2019-10-07 20:52
Trump's Syria withdrawal announcement draws GOP condemnationWashington Times - 2019-10-07 18:57
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's sudden decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria drew quick criticism Monday from some of his closest allies in Congress as well as Kurdish fighters who would essentially be abandoned to face a likely ...
Abandoned child refugees are targeted for slavery and sex abuse in Europe – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 13:48
An anti-armor missile was found in al-RaqqaSDF Press - 2019-08-22 17:51
Al-Raqqa – Al-Raqqa Military Council found an anti-armor missile and / 3 / missile launchers leftovers from the Islamic State terrorists in an abandoned building in al-Tayyar neighborhood on Thursday. After receiving a complaint from one of the residents ...
Cizre HDP Municipality trying to reclaim the River TigrisANF - 2019-08-15 14:27
Abandoned in the hands of the Special Provincial Administration the parks on the River Tigris banks soon became a garbage depo representing a serious problem for Cizre. ...
Cizre HDP council trying to reclaim the River TigrisANF - 2019-08-15 11:01
Abandoned in the hands of the Special Provincial Administration the parks on the River Tigris banks soon became a garbage depo representing a serious problem for Cizre. ...
Police locate mother of abandoned baby found on porch in Pennsylvania [Video]Yahoo - 2019-08-04 19:57
KCK's Hozat: Afrin won’t be abandonedANF - 2019-07-26 13:56
"Afrin is a matter of honor for Kurds. Giving up on the liberation of Afrin is to give up on the freedom of Rojava and all of Northwestern Syria," said KCK executive Bese Hozat. ...
Rebels without a Cause: Russia’s Proxies in Eastern UkraineInternational Crisis Group - 2019-07-16 22:35
Russia and the separatists it backs in Ukraine’s east are no longer quite on the same page, especially since the Kremlin abandoned ideas of annexing the breakaway republics or recognising their independence. The rift gives the new Ukrainian president an ...
The European fighters who battled Isis – and were abandoned by their governments | Coffee HouseSpectator - 2019-07-13 16:56
The European fighters who battled Isis – and were abandoned by their governments | The SpectatorSpectator - 2019-07-11 23:10
KDP abandoned Kanimasi hills to the Turkish armyANF - 2019-06-23 16:14
KDP peshmergas retreated from the strategic hills in Kanimasi and abandoned them to Turkish troops. ...
Over 20 Villages Could Be Abandoned with Turkey-PKK Clashes Escalating: OfficialBAS News - 2019-06-17 23:41
ERBIL — As the military confrontations between the Turkish army and Kurdistan Workers’ Party continue in the border areas of Kurdistan Region, several other villages could be evacuated to save civilian lives, said a local official. Earlier this month, th ...
The Great Betrayal: How America Abandoned the Kurds and Lost the Middle East | Columbia NewsColumbia - 2019-05-29 19:06
The Great Betrayal: How America Abandoned the Kurds and Lost the Middle East | RUSIRUSI - 2019-05-15 02:18
Nearly 1,400 People Quit Syrian CampBAS News - 2019-05-03 02:39
ERBIL - Chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria Viktor Kupchishin revealed on Thursday that nearly 1,400 people abandoned a cam for displaced Syrians near the borders with Jordan on Wednesday. "On May 1, another 1 ...
Nearly 30 More Members Abandon KIGBAS News - 2019-04-26 20:12
ERBIL - A total of 27 more members of the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) announced their resignations on Friday as the party is suffering from an internal issue. Earlier last week, several members of the KIG, including senior ones,abandoned the party due ...