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Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight

The New Mail - 2018-06-19 23:44
Iraq’s only Kurdish airline launched on Monday with a flight to Sweden, after years of delays owing to the Islamic State’s offensive in the country. Officials hope Fly Erbil’s take-off… The post Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight ap ...

Iraqi Kurdistan launches first Kurdish airline, Fly Erbil

E-Kurd - 2018-06-19 07:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s only Kurdish airline launched on Monday with a flight to Sweden, after years of delays owing to the Islamic State’s offensive in the country. Officials hope Fly Erbil’s take-off is a sign of changing fortune ...

Yemen: Averting a Destructive Battle for Hodeida

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-12 02:49
More than three years into Yemen’s war, a bloody battle looms for the Huthi-held port city of Hodeida. International leaders should work for a UN-led negotiated settlement to stop the offensive and, if this fails, take steps to avoid deepening what is al ...

Offensive - Erdoğan beginnt neuen Krieg im Irak

Der Standard - 2018-06-11 17:23
Der türkische Staatschef gibt bei einem Wahlkampfauftritt den Start einer Offensive gegen die PKK mit Luftangriffen in der nordirakischen Provinz Sinjar bekannt ...

US-backed Syrian forces resume offensive against Islamic State

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-05 00:52
Lilwa al-Abdallah, a spokesperson for the offensive in Deir al-Zor Province, reads a statement about the relaunch of an assault against the Islamic State in eastern Syria, Deir al-Zor, Syria, June 4, 2018. (Photo: SDF Media) ...

Coalition forces, partners initiate second phase of Operation Roundup

CENTCOM - 2018-06-04 23:00
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Syrian Democratic Forces initiated ground operations for phase two of Operation Roundup to defeat Daesh remnants in northeastern Syria today. The SDF ground offensive, aimed at clearing Dashisha, is bolstered by coordinated Coalition cros ...

SDF launches second phase of Operation Roundup in southeast of Syria

Waar Media - 2018-06-04 20:41
WAAR-DUHOK: The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US-led Coalition, launched the second phase of Operation Roundup in the southeast of Syria on Sunday to remove the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. “The SDF ground offensive, aimed at t ...

SDF, Coalition Launch Joint Operation in Southeast Syria

BAS News - 2018-06-03 23:34
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US-led Coalition, launched the second phase of Operation Roundup in southeast of Syria on Sunday to remove the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. “The SDF ground offensive, aimed at clearing ...

Pentagon warns Syria’s Assad against attacking Kurdish forces in Rojava

Waar Media - 2018-06-01 15:27
WAAR-DUHOK: The Pentagon on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to carry out an offensive against Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States that control Rojava-country’s north-east. “Any interested party in Syria should understand t ...

Le rêve toujours brisé des Kurdes

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-05-30 12:23
Entamée il y a plus de dix jours, l’offensive turque sur le canton d’Afrin, au Kurdistan syrien, a fait au moins 65 morts parmi les civils. Elle fait peser une menace sur cette région kurde autonome de facto dans un contexte déjà défavorable pour les Kurd ...

Erdogans Syrien-Offensive: Was aus den Menschen in Afrin geworden ist

Huffington Post Deutschland - 2018-05-18 01:30
Rund zwei Monate sind vergangen, seit türkische Soldaten ihre Landesflagge im syrischen Afrin hissten. Laut Angaben der Vereinten Nationen (UN) flüchteten rund 140.000 Menschen vor den wochenlangen Kämpfen zwischen einer Koalition aus syrischen Rebellen ...

Turkey in Syria: Ruling Kurdish Afrin by Sharia Law, Ethnic Cleansing

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-05-15 02:11
by Sirwan Kajjo, May 13, 2018 At the onset of the Turkish offensive, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government declared it a “jihad” against Syrian Kurds. Turkish preachers gave sermons justifying the assault as a “holy war.” Turkey and ji ...

Roj Info: Les Etats-Unis construisent une nouvelle base à Manbij

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-11 04:16
Les Etats-Unis tiennent une nouvelle base dans la ville stratégique de Manbij. Le but de cette base établie il y a trois mois serait notamment de dissuader la Turquie de mettre à exécution ses menaces d’offensive contre les forces kurdes. Construite dans ...

US-backed SDF Resumes Anti-IS Operations

BAS News - 2018-05-02 06:02
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces, which is backed by the US-led Coalition, said on Tuesday that its military operations against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria were resumed. According to Lilwa al-Abdallah, a spokesperson for the offensive in Deir al- ...

Jabhat al-Nusra, FSA pulles 12,000 militants to attack Assad regime

Waar Media - 2018-04-19 14:13
WAAR-DUHOK: Further provocations with improvised chemical weapons are not excluded in Syria to justify a possible Jabhat al-Nusra-led offensive on government troops in southern Syria, a military diplomatic source said on Thursday. According to the source ...

Krieg in Syrien: Endschlacht mit C-Waffen

TAZ - 2018-04-09 03:31
Das Regime hat eine Offensive auf die letzte Rebellenstadt bei Damaskus gestartet. Dabei sollen chemische Kampfstoffe viele Tote gefordert haben. mehr... ...

Syrie: des députés britanniques en visite de soutien aux aux Kurdes

Institut kurde - Paris - 2018-04-04 17:27
Des députés du parti travailliste britannique se sont rendus dans le nord de la Syrie pour exprimer leur solidarité avec la minorité kurde, au moment où cette communauté est confrontée à une offensive de l'armée turque. ...

Syrie: des députés britanniques en visite de soutien aux Kurdes

Institut kurde - Paris - 2018-04-04 17:27
Des députés du parti travailliste britannique se sont rendus dans le nord de la Syrie pour exprimer leur solidarité avec la minorité kurde, au moment où cette communauté est confrontée à une offensive de l'armée turque. ...

PKK Vows to Respond to Turkish Attacks on Sinjar

BAS News - 2018-03-26 13:04
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has vowed to stand against any Turkish military offensive on the Yezidi town of Sinjar in northern Iraq. Speaking to Sputnik, PKK commander Kawa Sheikh Mous dismissed the reports claiming that Turkey has already ...

After taking Afrin, Turkey looks for new targets in Syria

The Economist - 2018-03-26 00:38
FOR President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the timing of Turkey’s victory in the Afrin region of northern Syria could not have been better. After a two-month offensive against Kurdish militants, Turkish troops took control of the enclave’s main town on March 17 ...

Erdogan will Offensive gegen Kurden offenbar ausweiten

Tagesschau - 2018-03-25 22:11
Nach der Offensive in der syrischen Region Afrin erwägt die Türkei offenbar auch den Einmarsch in die von Kurden kontrollierte Stadt Tell Rifat. Der türkische Präsident Erdogan sagte, erst dann sei das Ziel der Türkei erreicht. ...

US: ISIS are 'rebuilding'

CNN - 2018-03-24 03:29
The US warned Monday that ISIS has begun reconstituting in some areas of Syria because a Turkish military offensive against a northern city has pulled the US' Kurdish allies away from the fight against the terrorist group. ...

PKK-Kämpfer ziehen sich aus Nordirak zurück

Tagesschau - 2018-03-23 20:51
Die kurdischen Rebellen ziehen sich aus der Sindschar-Region im Nordirak zurück. Man habe das Ziel erreicht, die Jesiden dort vor dem "Islamischen Staat" zu schützen. Zuvor hatte die Türkei mit einer Offensive gedroht. ...

Syrie: Ankara promet d'étendre son offensive, Washington "préoccupé"

Institut kurde - Paris - 2018-03-22 03:23
Les Etats-Unis ont mis en garde Ankara, son allié au sein de l'OTAN, exprimant leur "profonde préoccupation" quant à la situation à Afrine, alors que la Turquie a annoncé sa volonté d'étendre son offensive à d'autres zones du nord de la Syrie. ...

Erdogan aux Etats-Unis: "vous devez respecter" la Turquie

Institut kurde - Paris - 2018-03-22 03:23
Le président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan a vivement rejeté mardi les critiques de Washington sur l'offensive d'Ankara contre une milice kurde dans le nord-ouest de la Syrie, sommant les Etats-Unis de "respecter" la Turquie. ...

Syrie: pour les déplacés d'Afrine, le nouvel an kurde s'annonce lugubre

Institut kurde - Paris - 2018-03-22 03:23
Rachida Ali venait d'emménager il y a quelques mois dans une nouvelle maison à Afrine. Après avoir fui l'offensive turque contre l'enclave kurde syrienne, elle célèbre mercredi un bien triste Norouz, le nouvel an kurde, loin de son "palais". ...

Syrian Kurds feel betrayed by Western allies after Turkey seized Afrin

E-Kurd - 2018-03-21 21:10
PARIS,— After leading the charge against Islamic State jihadists on Syria’s frontlines, Kurds feel betrayed by their Western allies following the seizure of their stronghold Afrin by Turkish forces. Turkey’s offensive aided by Ankara-backed Syrian fighte ...

Schatten überm Frühlingsfest: Kurden fühlen sich vom Westen verraten

N-TV - 2018-03-21 19:29
Jährlich feiern hunderttausende Kurden das Frühlingsfest Newroz. Dieses Mal wird es jedoch von der türkischen Offensive auf die nordsyrische Stadt Afrin überschattet. Der Militäreinsatz sorgt für Wut und Enttäuschung - auch dem Westen gegenüber. ...
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