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Kurds say White Helmets not welcome to help fight fires in northeast SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-06-15 06:18
6 orphans from Islamic State families handed over by Syrian Kurds to BelgiumE-Kurd - 2019-06-14 10:07
BEIRUT,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), in north northeast Syria, on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said. “Six Belgian orphan children were han ...
Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official | News24News24 - 2019-06-14 07:45
Syria's breadbasket, Kurds and Damascus battle for wheat - World - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports - VietNam NewsVietnamnews - 2019-06-14 06:06
Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families - CNAChannelnewsasia - 2019-06-13 22:02
In Syria's breadbasket, Kurds and regime battle for wheat [Video]Yahoo - 2019-06-13 20:40
Syria Kurds hand over five Belgian orphans from IS families - CNAChannelnewsasia - 2019-06-13 20:11
Syria Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil installationsFrance24 - 2019-06-13 18:18
US official holds counterterror talks with Syria KurdsGulan Media - 2019-06-13 15:38
U.S. delegation holds talks with Kurds in Syrian KurdistanE-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday discussed the country’s support for the people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency ANHA reported. The delegation headed by ...
Syria's Kurds Stop Wheat From Reaching Regime Territory | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-06-13 12:56
US official holds counterterror talks with Syria KurdsRûdaw - 2019-06-13 09:35
US: Kurds should be represented in political talks on SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-06-13 09:02
Syria Kurds hand over 14 French, Dutch orphans from Islamic State families - CNAChannelnewsasia - 2019-06-12 09:59
Kurds, regime battle over wheat in Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-06-12 06:42
In Syria's breadbasket, Kurds and regime battle for wheatFrance24 - 2019-06-12 03:08
Syrian Kurds and Damascus regime battle for wheatE-Kurd - 2019-06-11 20:34
AMUDE, Syrian Kurdistan,— Gazing over his wheat field in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, farmer Adel Othman expects a bumper crop this year, but two rival authorities squabbling over his harvest have dashed his enthusiasm. After successi ...
In Syria’s breadbasket, Kurds and regime battle for wheat | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-06-11 19:01
Syria Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil installationsRûdaw - 2019-06-11 11:25
"We ask the international coalition to intervene to extinguish the fires" ...
Syrian Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil installationsE-Kurd - 2019-06-11 09:22
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Kurdish official in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria called for help from the US-backed coalition Monday as fires ravaged through vital wheat fields in the latest of such blazes nationwide. Syria’s Kurds have le ...
Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphansSeattle Times - 2019-06-11 06:18
BEIRUT (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries, according to Kurdish and European officials. Abdulkarim Omar, a senior off ...
Syria Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil well | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-06-11 02:33
Syria Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil installationsGulan Media - 2019-06-11 01:03
Syria Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat fields near oil installations | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-06-10 22:56
Syrian Kurds hand over 14 French, Dutch orphans from Islamic State familiesE-Kurd - 2019-06-10 18:53
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have handed over 14 orphans born to jihadist families to government delegations from France and the Netherlands, in the latest repatriations of foreigners living in crowded camps. Abdelkarim Omar, the top Kurdis ...
Syria Kurds hand over 14 French, Dutch orphans from IS familiesFrance24 - 2019-06-10 12:18
Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-06-10 12:03
Syria Kurds hand over 12 French orphans from IS families: official | Business Standard NewsBusiness Standard - 2019-06-10 11:45
Syrian Kurds refused to try Islamic State members out of SyriaE-Kurd - 2019-06-10 11:34
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish parties refused any proposal or decision to try Islamic State group ISIS members out of Syria and called to try them in Syria in the areas of the Kurdish autonomous administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). ...
Syria Kurds hand over French, Dutch orphans from ISIL families | Syria News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-06-10 11:21
Syria Kurds hand over 12 French orphans from ISIS families: official - Al Arabiya EnglishAlarabiya - 2019-06-10 10:52
Kurds try to diversify political hand in Syria amid uncertaintyRûdaw - 2019-06-07 09:31
Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds | News24News24 - 2019-06-06 16:58
2 women, 6 children from IS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds - France - RFIRFI - 2019-06-06 03:30
Kurds Return Six ISIS-Affiliated Americans to U.S. From Syria - WSJWSJ - 2019-06-05 20:51
Eight Americans, including six children, detained during ISIS battles in Syria are sent homeWashington Post - 2019-06-05 17:55
The eight, including two women, were among around 13,000 foreigners being held by U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria. ...
Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members were repatriated to the United States on Wednesday in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria. The move is part of an effort ...
Syria Kurds urge world to take back foreign jihadistsYahoo - 2019-06-05 12:38
Syria Kurds say 2 women, children from IS families repatriated to USFrance24 - 2019-06-05 12:35
Bolton: No troop withdrawal from Syria until ISIS contained, Kurds protected | TheHillThehill - 2019-06-05 00:18
Syria's Kurds say 800 women, children to leave crowded camp | MENAFN.COMMenafn - 2019-06-04 21:18
'They Are Time-Bomb, Defuse Them Soon': Syria Kurds Urge World to Take Back Foreign Jihadists - News18News18 - 2019-06-04 19:36
Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkey's economy if it attacks Syria's Kurds | TheHillThehill - 2019-06-04 18:52
Syria Kurds hand over five Islamic State orphans to NorwayE-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
Al-Hol Camp, Syria,— The Kurdish administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Monday handed over five orphans from families of the Islamic State group to Norwegian authorities, a spokesman said. “Following a request made by the Kingd ...
800 women, children including ISIS relatives to leave Syrian camp: KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-06-03 15:04
AIN ISSA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria said Sunday they plan to hand 800 women and children, including relatives of jihadists, to their families in the first such transfer from an overcrowded camp ...
Syria's Kurds say 800 women, children to leave crowded campFrance24 - 2019-06-02 16:54
Trump Threatens to 'Devastate' Turkey's Economy if They Hit Kurds in Syria - The Jewish VoiceThejewishvoice - 2019-05-31 17:04
Syria's Kurds reel from U.S. move, Assad seen planning next step - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-30 21:13
Will the US Honor Commitments to Protect Syria’s Kurds? – Beyond the Matrix [audio] | The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | Israel News Talk Radio | 26 Iyyar 5779 – May 30, 2019 | JewishPress.comJewishpress - 2019-05-30 18:52
Syria Kurds repatriate 148 Uzbek ISIS women and childrenRûdaw - 2019-05-30 10:03
Their repatriation came at the official request of the Uzbek government ...
Syria Kurds handed over 148 Uzbek Islamic State women, children: officialsE-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Wednesday handed over 148 Uzbek women and children linked to the Islamic State group to diplomats from the Central Asian country for repatriation, officials said. In total m ...
Syria Kurds say they're repatriating 148 Uzbek IS women, children | SBS NewsSBS - 2019-05-30 06:04
Syria Kurds say repatriating 148 Uzbek Daesh women, children - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-30 01:10
Syria’s Kurds call for international court to try Daesh militants | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-05-29 14:41
Explainer: Where do the Kurds fit into Syria's war? - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-26 20:10
How U.S. can arrange win-win-win for Turkey, Syria and Kurds | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-24 13:18
US House Committee presses to protect Kurds in SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-05-23 19:04
Can PKK leader deliver peace for Kurds in Turkey and Syria? | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-22 02:49
US attempts to resettle Kurds in Arab areas might trigger breakup of Syria, Lavrov says — RT NewslineRT - 2019-05-15 12:10
Syria Kurds urge world to take back foreign jihadists - The Hindu BusinessLineThehindubusinessline - 2019-05-15 10:56
Erdogan Issues `Final Warning' to Kurds on Eve of Syria Summit - BloombergBloomberg - 2019-05-15 09:47
Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria: Islamists are torturing Kurds in AfrinE-Kurd - 2019-05-14 23:19
Dr. Kamal Sido | Ekurd.net Middle East expert of the Society for Threatened Peoples According to reports, Jihadist militias are torturing Kurdish prisoners in the Syrian-Kurdish region of Afrin. The Islamists are supported by Turkey and tolerated by the ...
Syria Kurds announce deal for return of 31,000... | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-05-14 19:33
New York Times: They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the ExitJustice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
RMEILAN, Syria — Dressed in camouflage and sipping tea, the Syrian commander who emerged as America’s closest ally in the battle that defeated Islamic State looked to an unsettling future. The Kurdish leader of the Syrian Democratic Forces, known by the n ...
Trump adviser Bolton says U.S. will only leave Syria once ISIL is beaten, Kurds safe | National PostNationalpost - 2019-05-12 12:18
Safeguarding books and reopening schools: Syrian Kurds fight to treasure their traditions - Syria - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-05-11 20:54
Russia warns of the US attempt to resettle Kurds in Arab areas in Syria | موقع مراسلونMuraselon - 2019-05-09 16:49
Pompeo, in Iraq, Seeks to Reassure Kurds on Syria Withdrawal - NBC Southern CaliforniaNbclosangeles - 2019-05-09 10:48
Lavrov: US attempts to resettle Kurds in Arab areas might trigger Syria’s breakupTASS - 2019-05-08 20:21
It is necessary that those areas inhabited by the Kurds should remain their national heritage, the Russian foreign minister said ...
Arab protests against Syrian Kurds reportedly ‘grow’ in Deir al-Zor: residents, localsE-Kurd - 2019-05-08 12:52
AMMAN,— Arab inhabitants of Syria’s Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, res ...
Syria’s Kurds hand three Russian orphans to Moscow | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-05-08 02:18
PKK leader Ocalan says Syria's Kurds should respect Turkey's concerns | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-05-06 19:13
Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools – No turning backE-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. ...
TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Washington uses Kurds to undermine progress of Astana format on Syria, Russia saysTASS - 2019-05-04 00:42
Kurds seek to strengthen ties with Arab tribes in northern SyriaRûdaw - 2019-05-03 20:15
Syria's Kurds reject regime-imposed 'reconciliation'France24 - 2019-05-03 18:12
Syria's Kurds reject regime-imposed 'reconciliation' - Journal du CamerounJournalducameroun - 2019-05-03 17:52
Syria's Kurds reject regime-imposed 'reconciliation' | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-05-03 17:18
Syria's Kurds reject regime-imposed 'reconciliation'Yahoo - 2019-05-03 17:06
US Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Damascus to talk: Russia | Stock VisionaryStockvisionary - 2019-05-01 17:30
Syria's Kurds call for international court to try IS jihadistsYahoo - 2019-05-01 16:49
Syria: media, growing tension in East between Arabs-Kurds - General news - ANSAMed.itAnsamed - 2019-04-29 16:25
Turkey continues to freeze Kurds out of Syria peace talksAl Monitor - 2019-04-25 00:18
Syria Kurds urge world to take back, reintegrate children of foreign IS jihadis | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-04-24 13:03
Syria Kurds urge Damascus to choose dialogue: CommanderDailypioneer - 2019-04-23 17:12
Syria Kurds say deal made for 31,000 displaced Iraqis to go home || AWThearabweekly - 2019-04-23 07:17
“Turkey wants to occupy more areas in northern Syria”ANF - 2019-04-22 16:44
Co-chair of the Kobanê People's Council, Merwa Dirêi, says that the policy of the Turkish state against the Kurds is not new and that Ankara's Neo-Ottoman policy is meant to occupy more areas in northern Syria. ...
The Improbable Rise and Uncertain Future of Syria’s Kurds | Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African StudiesDayan - 2019-04-21 15:26
Syria’s political battlefront now priority for Kurds: SDF spokespersonGulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55
Syria’s political battlefront now priority for Kurds: SDF spokespersonRûdaw - 2019-04-20 19:56
'Military victories... have to be turned into political achievements' ...
Turkey angered by Macron’s meeting with Syrian KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-04-20 09:18
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Turkey’s foreign ministry. Macron assured the Kurdish envoys of French su ...
France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic StateE-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...
Syrian Kurds fear return of Assad regime controlE-Kurd - 2019-04-18 19:29
QAMISHLO. Syrian Kurdistan,— At first glance, it seems as though life has returned to normal in the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), in Syria’s northeast. Even though the wind-down of anti-ISIS operations last month and Turkey’ ...
At Rojava university in Syrian Kurdistan, Kurds build their own futureE-Kurd - 2019-04-17 17:37
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Which university to attend? For Fatmah, a Kurdish college student in Syrian Kurdistan [northern Syria], it had been an especially difficult choice. The daughter of a welder and a housewife, she dreamed of studying constructio ...