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Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian Kurds - ABC NewsGO - 2019-01-17 12:22
Turkey dismisses Trump threat to economy over Syrian Kurds - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-01-17 01:57
U.S. Hints at Abandoning Syrian Kurds to Please TurkeyBreitbart - 2019-01-17 00:46
Masrour Barzani calls on Syrian Kurds to work in ‘inclusive, cooperative spirit’Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-16 20:33
US General's Surprise Visit to Kurds Prompts Syrian Rebels' FuryVoanews - 2019-01-16 20:27
Dutch government says no plans to send troops to protect Syrian KurdsKurdistan24 - 2019-01-16 19:20
Ethnic group Kurds' ambitions caught in power games - The Syrian Kurds | The Economic TimesIndiatimes - 2019-01-16 19:14
Masrour Barzani discusses protection of Syrian Kurds with US generalRûdaw - 2019-01-16 18:35
Barzani said ready to help find political settlement between Rojava’s Kurds ...
Turkey-backed rebels await 'zero hour' to attack Syrian Kurds in Manbij - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-01-16 13:17
Syrian Kurds reject Turkey-controlled security zoneAl Jazeera - 2019-01-16 12:36
Senior political leader says any 'security' role for Turkey will upset the balance in the region as attack fears rise. ...
Republicans have a duty to guarantee Syrian Kurds’ safetyRûdaw - 2019-01-16 08:37
Combatants would be wise to treat the US only as an ally or a friend of last resort ...
Bashar Assad is playing Syrian Kurds by pledging support against TurkeyWashingtonexaminer - 2019-01-16 03:35
Turkish Defense Minister: Syrian Invasion Against Kurds 'Already Started De Facto'Breitbart - 2019-01-16 03:31
Trump aide Bolton seeks Turkey's assurances on Syrian Kurds - The MainichiMainichi - 2019-01-16 02:03
Syrian Kurds will accept safe zone if run under International auspices: officialE-Kurd - 2019-01-16 00:21
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish administration in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) will not accept a Turkish role in a safe zone over their areas, but would be open to such a scheme being controlled by an uninterested country or organization, a ...
Turkey Increases Pressure on Syrian KurdsVoanews - 2019-01-15 21:01
Syrian Kurds will accept safe zone if run by UN or coalition: officialRûdaw - 2019-01-15 20:05
Kurds are waiting for clarification from the US on what the zone would look like ...
U.S. starts providing weapons to Syrian Kurds | ReutersReuters - 2019-01-15 19:13
UAE Minister: Syrian Kurds played key role in defeating ISISKurdistan24 - 2019-01-15 17:27
Turkey masses forces near Syrian town held by U.S.-backed Kurds despite vow to delay offensive | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-01-15 17:25
Peace talks between Syrian gov't, Kurds stall over federalization: sourceAlmasdarnews - 2019-01-15 17:01
Turkey slams Trump's decision to arm Syrian KurdsSKY - 2019-01-15 14:11
In a Syrian cemetery, Kurds contemplate war without their US alliesWTVA - 2019-01-15 14:11
Syrian HTS Backs Turkey Offensive against Kurds | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-01-15 12:17
Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian Kurds | The TelegraphMacon - 2019-01-15 12:01
Pentagon warns Turkey against operation targeting Syrian KurdsAl Monitor - 2019-01-15 11:49
Flynn rejected Obama's offer to arm Syrian Kurds, something Turkey would oppose - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-01-15 11:42
Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to withdraw east of Euphrates - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-01-15 08:53
In a Syrian cemetery, Kurds contemplate war without their US alliesCNN - 2019-01-15 08:24
Every Friday, they come to the cemetery in Kobani, Syria, to hand out sweets and remember their loved ones, killed in the fight against ISIS. ...
Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian Kurds - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -WBOC - 2019-01-15 07:20
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | Southern CrossJuneesoutherncross - 2019-01-15 06:48
Syrian Kurds and government discuss post-US withdrawal | The News TribuneThenewstribune - 2019-01-15 06:26
Syrian Deputy FM optimistic over talks with KurdsAlmasdarnews - 2019-01-15 06:15
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | Eastern Riverina ChronicleEasternriverinachronicle - 2019-01-15 03:11
Trump told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan he's cutting off Syrian Kurds: ReportWashingtonexaminer - 2019-01-15 03:06
Trump aide Bolton seeks Turkey's assurances on Syrian Kurds - The Economic TimesIndiatimes - 2019-01-15 02:46
Turkey Threatens Military Action Against Syrian Kurds Allied With USVoanews - 2019-01-15 02:00
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | The CourierThecourier - 2019-01-15 00:41
Syrian Kurds contemplate war without US alliesCNN - 2019-01-14 23:04
Syrian Kurds have been the US's strongest and most steadfast ally on the ground in the fight against ISIS. While ISIS is close to defeat, the fighting continues. It's a battle that the Kurds may soon be fighting alone, as the US begins to withdraw. ...
Syria’s Kurds: The new frontline in confronting Iran and TurkeyE-Kurd - 2019-01-14 22:39
Dr. James M. Dorsey | Ekurd.net US President Donald J. Trump’s threat to devastate Turkey’s economy if Turkish troops attack Syrian Kurds allied with the United States in the wake of the announced withdrawal of American forces potentially serves his broa ...
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | Newcastle HeraldTheherald - 2019-01-14 22:28
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | Illawarra MercuryIllawarramercury - 2019-01-14 22:05
Syrian Kurds to leave Manbij under delicate US-Turkey dealMilitarytimes - 2019-01-14 21:51
UK Owes Gratitudes to Syrian Kurds: Defense SecretaryBAS News - 2019-01-14 21:15
ERBIL - United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson has said that he believes his country owes gratitudes to the Syrian Kurdish forces who have been fighting the Islamic State (IS) in Syria in the past few years. The British official m ...
Turkey appears to snub US; no assurances on Syrian Kurds - The Economic TimesIndiatimes - 2019-01-14 20:09
Top jihadist leader supports Turkey's operation against Syrian KurdsAlmasdarnews - 2019-01-14 19:52
Syrian Kurds and government discuss post-US withdrawal | The Kansas City StarKansascity - 2019-01-14 17:24
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | The AdvocateTheadvocate - 2019-01-14 17:06
Turkey dismisses Trump threat to economy over Syrian Kurds - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-01-14 16:44
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | The Area NewsAreanews - 2019-01-14 16:21
Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-01-14 14:29
Trump threatens Turkey over Syrian Kurds | Bendigo AdvertiserBendigoadvertiser - 2019-01-14 14:09
Syrian Kurds Vow 'Constant Nightmare' for Turkish Forces in AfrinVoanews - 2019-01-14 13:56
Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds - WORT 89.9 FMWortfm - 2019-01-14 12:32
Fearful of Turkish Assault, Syrian Kurds Look to France For HelpCnsnews - 2019-01-14 12:04
Turkey: US to End Arms Supplies to Syrian KurdsVoanews - 2019-01-14 11:39
Turkey promises protection for Syrian Kurds not linked to PKKRûdaw - 2019-01-14 10:54
"It is a fatal mistake to equate Syrian Kurds with the PKK ...
US sending arms to Syrian Kurds: report | TheHillThehill - 2019-01-14 10:28
Erdogan sends Trump stern message on Syrian Kurds | Inquirer NewsInquirer - 2019-01-14 09:38
Trump Warns Turkey of Economic Devastation If It Attacks Syrian KurdsBAS News - 2019-01-14 09:22
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump has warned that he would devastate Turkey economically if it attacks the US allies in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). “[We] will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. He signaled of creati ...
US warns Turkey of economic 'devastation' if it hits Kurd forcesAl Jazeera - 2019-01-14 08:45
Threat by Trump draws response from Ankara telling Washington not to conflate Syrian Kurds with 'terrorist groups'. ...
Syrian government looks to ramp up talks with embattled KurdsWashington Times - 2019-01-14 06:53
The ordered withdrawal of thousands of American troops from Syria does not represent an abandonment of the Middle East by Washington, and the Trump administration will continue to meet U.S. objectives in the region and across the globe, Secretary of Stat ...
No, the Pentagon is not supplying Syrian Kurds with Abrams tanksMilitarytimes - 2019-01-14 02:40
Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian KurdsBBC - 2019-01-14 02:12
The US leader warns Turkey of economic devastation if it attacks Kurds after a US pullout from Syria. ...
Pompeo "optimistic" about deal between Turkey and Syrian Kurds | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-01-14 01:46
Syrian Kurds hand Belgian Islamic State fighter over to IraqKurdistan24 - 2019-01-14 00:16
Syrian Kurds hand Belgian Islamic State fighter over to IraqGulan Media - 2019-01-13 22:00
TASS: World - Damascus in intense dialogue with Kurds in face of Turkish threats - Syrian diplomatTASS - 2019-01-13 21:36
Syrian gov't confirms talks intensified with Kurds due to Turkish threatsAlmasdarnews - 2019-01-13 20:48
Syrian government seeks ‘intensified’ talks with Kurds: officialE-Kurd - 2019-01-13 19:21
DAMASCUS,— The Syrian government hopes dialogue with Syrian Kurdish groups will intensify, a minister said on Sunday, signaling support for talks the Kurds hope will lead to a political deal between two of the main players in the multi-sided war. The Kur ...
Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian KurdsDailyjournal - 2019-01-13 11:45
Pompeo 'optimistic' Syrian Kurds can be protected without risk to Turkey | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-01-13 11:23
Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds - Channel NewsAsiaChannelnewsasia - 2019-01-13 03:59
Pompeo ‘optimistic’ Syrian Kurds, Turkey can be protected | World | thenews.com.pk | KarachiThenews - 2019-01-13 01:34
Pompeo Expresses Optimism that Syrian Kurds, Turkey Could be ProtectedBAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed on Saturday optimism that there could be a way to protect the Syrian Kurds while ensuring Turkey's stability by defending itself from "terrorists," after the US forces withdraw from Syria. "We are confi ...
Turkey to attack Syrian Kurds even if US doesn't withdraw: FMKurdistan24 - 2019-01-12 21:32
Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian KurdsReuters - 2019-01-12 21:27
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was optimistic that a "good outcome" could be reached between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish groups, after speaking to the Turkish foreign minister. ...
REFILE-Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds | ReutersReuters - 2019-01-12 21:14
Kurds left in the cold as US & Turkey agree on ‘roadmap’ for Syrian city pullout — RT World NewsRT - 2019-01-12 20:37
Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian KurdsYahoo - 2019-01-12 19:16
REFILE-Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds | Agricultural Commodities | ReutersReuters - 2019-01-12 18:37
Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds | ReutersReuters - 2019-01-12 15:05
Syrian Kurds request help from Assad regime after US abandons themTelegraph - 2019-01-12 11:53
Top security official says US ready to discuss Syrian Kurds’ safety with RussiaTASS - 2019-01-12 06:17
Earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that once Damascus retook control of the Kurdish-populated areas, the security of Syria’s neighboring countries would be strengthened ...
US Seeking Talks with Russia to Ensure Kurds' Safety after Syria Pullout: BoltonBAS News - 2019-01-11 22:44
ERBIL - The US is willing to hold talks with Russia about the need for protecting the Syrian Kurds after the US forces withdraw from Syria, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Friday. The US official noted that they put the loyalty of the Kurdi ...
U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Syrian government to talk, Russia saysE-Kurd - 2019-01-11 18:02
MOSCOW,— Russia said on Friday it was important for Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government to start talking to each other in light of U.S. plans to withdraw its forces from Syria. Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t ...
Turkey slams U.S. request for assurances on Syrian Kurds | The Sumter ItemTheitem - 2019-01-11 01:26
'We Will Curse Them As Traitors': Syrian Kurds React To U.S. Troop Withdrawal Plan | Delaware First MediaDelawarepublic - 2019-01-10 20:04
Jihadi takeover of Idlib could spell trouble for Syrian Kurds | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-01-10 17:47
Syrian Kurds to pull out of key town, easing U.S.-Turkey rift - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-01-10 13:20
Syrian Kurds apprehend eight ISIS fighters, incl. Zarmanbetov of Ukrainian origin | UNIANUnian - 2019-01-10 10:51
Clashes between Kurds and Syrian army troops leave 18 dead – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-01-10 07:53
No, the Syrian Kurds are not Terrorists | World Affairs JournalWorldaffairsjournal - 2019-01-10 06:52
U.S. will do everything to ensure Syrian Kurds are protected - Pompeo reiterates | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-01-10 06:40
Syrian Kurds intensify talks with gov't as Turkish operation draws nearAlmasdarnews - 2019-01-10 00:19
Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian KurdsWIBW - 2019-01-09 22:09
Syrian Kurds capture 8 foreign Islamic State militants including U.S. teenE-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
BEIRUT,— Syria’s Kurds on Wednesday said they had captured eight alleged foreign jihadists including an American teenager in fighting against the Islamic State group. The eight, detained on Sunday and Monday, include a 16-year-old American as well as a G ...
Syrian Kurds capture German, seven other foreign ′Islamic State′ fighters | News | DW | 09.01.2019DW - 2019-01-09 20:51
Damascus ‘optimistic’ they’ll reach deal with KurdsRûdaw - 2019-01-09 20:14
‘There is no alternative’ said Syrian deputy foreign minister ...