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Ilham Ahmed to Asharq Al-Awsat: US Encouraged Kurds to Negotiate with Damascus | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-11 08:19

Syria's Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey? - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-11 07:50

Syria's Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey?

Yahoo - 2019-11-11 03:47

Damascus rejects Turkey-US plan, Kurds give guarded welcome

Yahoo - 2019-11-10 21:04

Turkish invaders hit regime troops in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-09 09:47
The invaders attacked the position of the regime soldiers in the villages of Küçük Qebra and Um Şihefa in Til Temir. There are dead and wounded among Damascus soldiers. ...

Morning mail: Nato 'brain death', Labor recriminations, Tsiolkas on Damascus | Australia news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-08 01:45

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus - ABC 36 News

WTVQ - 2019-11-07 18:01

Ambassador: Moscow encouraged dialogue between Damascus and Syrian Kurdish parties

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-06 08:58

Syrian army begins deployment near Qamishli on Turkish border

TASS - 2019-11-05 19:27
On October 13, SANA reported that Damascus had struck a deal with Kurds and sent troops to the north of Syria to oppose the Turkish army ...

PYD's Hesen: We're always ready to negotiate with Damascus-Part 2

ANF - 2019-11-05 12:12
PYD co-chair Shaoz Hesen, talks about the current state of things in Syria. ...

Syrian Democratic Council : We are ready to start negotiating with Damascus

Rûdaw - 2019-11-03 06:28

Kurdish force rejects Damascus call to join Syrian army to confront 'one enemy' | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-10-31 21:32

Russia to mediate deal between Syrian Kurds and Damascus

Al Monitor - 2019-10-31 20:41

"Methods of the Syrian government are not solution-oriented"

ANF - 2019-10-31 20:03
After the agreement between the SDF and the Syrian army, the government in Damascus relies on methods that do not serve to solve the problems, announces the autonomous administration of North and East Syria. ...

Damascus calls on Kurdish forces to join regime army, police | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-10-30 19:14

Kurdish units may join Syria’s Armed Forces — daily

TASS - 2019-10-30 18:39
The newspaper says that Damascus pushes for the disbandment of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the People’s Protection Units and police squads so that they join the Syrian army and law enforcement bodies ...

Syrian Kurds say pulling out from entire length of Turkey border

E-Kurd - 2019-10-28 12:27
SANJAK SAADOUN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish forces said Sunday they will redeploy away from the entire length of Syria’s northern border in compliance with a Russian-Turkish agreement that will see them replaced by Damascus-backed forces. The Kurd-led Syr ...

Syrian Kurdish forces say leaving Turkish border area, Damascus welcomes move

Reuters - 2019-10-27 21:59
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday it had agreed to withdraw more than 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, an announcement welcomed by Damascus which said Turkey should now end its "aggression" in northeast Syria. ...

Syrian Kurdish forces say leaving Turkish border area, Damascus welcomes move | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-10-27 15:38

Syrian Kurdish forces say leaving Turkish border area, Damascus welcomes move - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-27 15:27

Diplomacy Aims to Unite Kurds, Damascus Against Turkish Advance into Syria | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-10-27 01:47

Russia, Syria deploy forces to Syrian-Turkish border

E-Kurd - 2019-10-25 19:25
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Damascus and Moscow deployed extra forces Friday to Syria’s border with Turkey, even as Washington partially reversed a drawback to boost its own military presence near key Syrian oil fields. The United States earlier this mo ...

U.S. to boost troops protecting oil fields in Syrian Kurdistan, as Kurds start pullback

E-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 ...

SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive | Vancouver Sun

Vancouversun - 2019-10-25 10:12

Russia will continue mediating between Kurds and Damascus — diplomat

TASS - 2019-10-25 02:21
Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said that "escalation in northeastern Syria resulted from "a dangerous experiment of geopolitical engineering" ...

Syrian Kurdish forces start pullback from Turkish border

E-Kurd - 2019-10-24 17:35
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan (northeastern Syria) left several positions along the long border with Turkey Thursday, complying with a deal that sees Damascus, Ankara and Moscow carve up their now-defunct autonomous regi ...

Damascus-SDF deal denies Turkey victory but at cost for Syrian Kurds

Thearabweekly - 2019-10-23 09:10

Syrian Kurds welcome Russia call for dialogue with Damascus - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-22 21:41

Bashar al-Assad vows support for Syrian Kurds against Turkey assault

E-Kurd - 2019-10-22 19:58
DAMASCUS,— Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday said the regime would support Kurdish fighters in Syrian Kurdistan, the northeast of the war-torn country, against Turkish soldiers and their Syrian Islamist proxies. “We are prepared to support any ...

Kurdish commander: Trump OK’d deal with Moscow, Damascus – Examiner Online

Examiner - 2019-10-22 19:03

Kurds, Damascus seek to secure Russia’s help in building dialogue, says Lavrov

TASS - 2019-10-21 13:58
According to the top diplomat, Damascus and Ankara also need to build contacts and Moscow is geared to mediate ...

Kurds announce deal with Damascus on Syria troop deployment near Turkish border, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Businesstimes - 2019-10-20 12:06

Kurdish commander: Trump OK'd deal with Moscow, Damascus - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-20 11:39

Syria's Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey? - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

WBOC - 2019-10-20 01:10

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus

NY1 - 2019-10-19 15:29

Syria's Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey? - U.S. - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-10-19 11:26

SDF commander - Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-19 01:06

Kurdish commander says Trump OK’d deal with Moscow, Damascus | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Reviewjournal - 2019-10-18 18:53

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are deploying along borders - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-18 14:51

SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-18 03:12

UPDATE 1-SDF commander: Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-18 03:12

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus | KMPH

KMPH - 2019-10-18 01:34

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus

Washington Times - 2019-10-17 19:43
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. President Donald Trump did not oppose a deal struck between the Syrian Kurdish-led forces, Russia and the Syrian government in Damascus to protect against a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the commander of the ...

Kurdish commander: Trump OK'd deal with Moscow, Damascus

News12 - 2019-10-17 16:42

Kurdish commander: Trump OK’d deal with Moscow, Damascus » Albuquerque Journal

Abqjournal - 2019-10-17 16:38

Kurdish commander: Trump OK'd deal with Moscow, Damascus - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

WBOC - 2019-10-17 16:26

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus - An-Nahar English

Annahar - 2019-10-17 16:12

Syrian Kurdish group asks Russia to broker a dialogue with Damascus in light of Turkey's planned incursion - Connecticut Post

Ctpost - 2019-10-17 12:59

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus

Seattle Times - 2019-10-17 12:36
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. President Donald Trump did not oppose a deal struck between the Syrian Kurdish-led forces, Russia and the Syrian government in Damascus to protect against a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the commander of the ...

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus

Washington Post - 2019-10-17 12:20
The commander of the Syrian Kurdish-led forces says US President Donald Trump did not oppose a deal his group made with Russia and the Syrian government to protect against a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria ...

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus | WSOC-TV

Wsoctv - 2019-10-17 11:38

Kurds announce deal with Damascus on Syria troop deployment near Turkish border - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-10-17 01:43

UPDATE 1-SDF commander: Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive

Yahoo - 2019-10-17 01:13

Fleeing Turkish bombs and Damascus' conscription, Syrian Kurds head to Iraq | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-10-16 23:50

SDF commander: Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-16 23:18

Syrian Government Forces Enter Kurdish Town of Kobani

BAS News - 2019-10-16 20:26
ERBlL — Syrian government troops entered the Kurdish town of Kobani in north east the country after the Kurds made a deal with Damascus to help them ward off the ongoing Turkish offensive in areas known as East Euphrates. A local source familiar with the ...

Trump downplays Turkey's assault in Syria, says sanctions better than fighting

Reuters - 2019-10-16 18:16
President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was "fine" for Russia to help Damascus. ...

Gay Hollywood Designer Describes Dramatic 'Damascus Road' Conversion to Christianity | CBN News

CBN - 2019-10-16 16:12

Fearing US abandonment, Kurds kept back channels wide open

Seattle Times - 2019-10-15 23:54
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Syria’s Kurdish fighters, America’s longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with Damascus and Moscow, it seemed like a moment of geopolitical w ...

Fearing US abandonment, Kurds kept back channels wide open

Washington Times - 2019-10-15 22:55
WASHINGTON (AP) - When Syria's Kurdish fighters, America's longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with Damascus and Moscow, it seemed like a moment of geopolitical w ...

Exposed and under fire, Syria's Kurds may turn to Damascus

France24 - 2019-10-15 20:08

US pullout from Syria and the Kurds' 'costly deal' with Assad

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-15 18:41
Damascus has much to gain from deal with Kurds, but its ability to halt Turkey's push depends on Russia, say analysts. ...

Autonoom Zelfbestuur van Noord- en Oost-Syrië sluit deal met Damascus – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-10-15 14:37

RTL Today - 130,000 people fleeing: Kurds announce deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria

RTL - 2019-10-15 02:32

Exposed and under fire, Syria's Kurds may turn to Damascus - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-10-15 01:56

Kurds announce deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria

Yahoo - 2019-10-15 01:53

Kurds make deal with Syrian army to fight together, attempting to push back Turkish troops

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-14 23:03
By Anindita Ramaswamy and Weedah Hamzah dpa Syrian government forces were deployed on Monday to Kurdish strongholds in northeastern Syria following an agreement between the Kurds and Damascus to confront a Turkish incursion, a war monitor and state media ...

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are ... | Boston 25 News

Boston25news - 2019-10-14 22:46

With U.S. letdown, Syrian Kurdish leaders lose bargaining chip

Reuters - 2019-10-14 18:42
A U.S. pullback from Syria has cost Kurdish leaders bargaining power with Damascus in their bid to secure their autonomy and left their fate hinging on its ally Russia. ...

Syrian Kurds say deal backed by Russia to protect border, politics later

E-Kurd - 2019-10-14 18:37
BEIRUT,— A U.S. pullback from Syrian Kurdistan has cost Kurdish leaders bargaining power with Damascus in their bid to secure their autonomy and left their fate hinging on its ally Russia. Syrian Kurdish officials said on Monday a deal with Damascus, whi ...

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are ... | WJAX-TV

Actionnewsjax - 2019-10-14 17:59

Syrian troops sweep into north after Kurdish deal with Damascus

Irishtimes - 2019-10-14 16:54

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 ...

Foreign Journalists Leaving Syrian Kurdistan after SDF-Damascus Deal

BAS News - 2019-10-14 12:51
ERBIL — Foreign journalists covering the developments in the Syrian Kurdistan appear to be concerned with their safety after the deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Syrian regime, deciding to leave the region. The Kurdish-led SDF reac ...

Syrian troops enter northeastern town after deal with Kurdish forces: state media

Reuters - 2019-10-14 11:19
Syria's troops have entered a northeastern town, Syrian state media said on Monday, after Washington announced it was abruptly pulling out its forces, and its former Kurdish allies reached a deal with Damascus to help resist a Turkish attack. ...

SDF-Damascus Deal Covers Military Affairs Only: Kurdish Official

BAS News - 2019-10-14 11:11
ERBIL — The border deal Kurds made with Damascus on Sunday at the wake of the Turkish offensives and US withdrawal has only military dimensions, a senior Syrian Kurdish leader said. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reached an agreement with the Syrian ...

Kurdish official: deal with Damascus covers deployment, political talks later

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-14 11:08
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Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as US withdraws

Seattle Times - 2019-10-14 11:07
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s army deployed near the Turkish border on Monday, hours after Syrian Kurdish forces previously allied with the U.S. said they had reached a deal with Damascus to help them fend off Turkey’s invasion. The announcement of a de ...

Syrian Kurdish leaders: Damascus deal to protect border, politics later - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-14 11:04

October 6, 2019 to October 13, 2019: The week the US pushed eastern Syria to destruction and Turkey, Assad came in

Seth Frantzman - 2019-10-14 10:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A timeline of events in eastern Syria during the period the US announced a withdrawal and the time the SDF signed an agreement with Damascus. ALL […] ...

Kurdish official: deal with Damascus covers deployment, political talks later - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-14 10:04

Syrian Troops Enter Tal Tamar near Turkish Border after Kurdish Deal

BAS News - 2019-10-14 10:00
ERBIL — Soldiers of the Syrian regime army have entered the town of Tal Tamar in north of the country after the Kurds made a deal with Damascus to handover territories along the Turkish border, Syria’s state-run SANA reported on Monday. It comes after th ...

Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus after US pullout

FOX News - 2019-10-14 07:11
Nearly a week after the U.S. announced its decision to pull out troops from northern Syria to make way for a Turkish incursion, Kurdish forces in the country have reportedly agreed to a new deal with Damascus in a desperate bid to face off against Ankara' ...

The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in major shift

Washington Post - 2019-10-14 06:03
Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country’s central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish fighters ...

EXCLUSIVE-Damascus, Kurdish-led SDF held talks at Russian airbase -Kurdish politician

Yahoo - 2019-10-14 02:00

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are ... | KIRO-TV

Kiro7 - 2019-10-14 02:00

Syria troops sent to Kurdish north to ‘confront’ Turkey attack: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-10-14 01:32
DAMASCUS,— The Syrian army has sent troops to “confront the Turkish aggression” in Syrian Kurdistan, in the north of the country, where Ankara is battling Kurdish forces, the state news agency SANA said Sunday. “Syrian … army units move north to confront ...

Coalition Jets Strike Syrian Regime Convoy after Kurds Make Deal with Damascus

BAS News - 2019-10-14 00:36
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes targeted on Sunday night a convoy of the Syrian regime forces, after they attempted to enter Manbij as part of an agreement with the Kurdish forces in the region, a monitor has confirmed. Earlier the d ...

Syrian army to deploy along Turkey border as US orders pullback

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-14 00:11
In a major shift in alliance, Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus on Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border. ...

Syria’s Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey? | WTOP

WTOP - 2019-10-13 23:08

Kurds reach deal with Syrian government on troop deployment near Turkish border

E-Kurd - 2019-10-13 22:35
BEIRUT,— The Kurdish administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey to confront Ankara’s offensive. “In order to prevent and c ...

Syria live: Kurds reach deal with Damascus amid escalating Turkish offensive As Turkey presses on with its offensive amid international condemnation, the civilian death toll mounts October 13, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-13 22:25

Kurds reach deal with Damascus in face of Turkish offensive | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-13 21:59

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are ... | WFTV

WFTV - 2019-10-13 21:37

Exclusive: Damascus, Kurdish-led SDF held talks at Russian airbase - Kurdish politician

Yahoo - 2019-10-13 20:47

Exclusive: Damascus, Kurdish-led SDF held talks at Russian airbase - Kurdish politician - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-13 20:04

Exclusive: Damascus, Kurdish-led SDF held talks at Russian airbase - Kurdish politician

Reuters - 2019-10-13 20:02
The Syrian government and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been holding negotiations at a Russian airbase in Syria, a Syrian Kurdish politician told Reuters on Sunday, expressing hope for a deal that would halt a Turkish attack. ...

Erdogan Says 1998 Pact With Damascus Allows Turkey to Hit Kurds

Yahoo - 2019-10-13 17:54

Syria's Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey?

Yahoo - 2019-10-13 16:04

Syria’s Kurds may turn to Damascus in absence of U.S. forces - AFP | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-13 00:07

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