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92 Syrian organisations: Rights of Kurds must be securedANF - 2019-12-10 17:42
Call for a political solution to end the crisis in Syria and constitutional guarantee for the rights of the Kurds in the country. ...
Syrian delegation explores dialogue between Kurds and Damascus, following US withdrawalKurdistan24 - 2019-12-10 17:26
Syrian Kurds say around 200 displaced people with no ties to IS leave Al-Hol campE-Kurd - 2019-12-09 12:42
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Around 200 Syrian displaced people, mostly women and children, were heading home from an overcrowded desert camp in the northeast of the war-torn country on Sunday, a Kurdish official said. Syria’s Kurds, after years of fight ...
Turkey threatens to object NATO, demands to announce Syrian Kurds as terroristsSiasat - 2019-12-09 09:16
Desperate Syrian Kurds who fled Turkish incursion head home to uncertaintyTelegraph - 2019-12-08 19:40
Syrian Regime Delegation Visits Qamishli for Talks with Kurds: SourceBAS News - 2019-12-08 14:17
ERBIL — A delegation from the Syrian regime visited the Kurdish city of Qamishli on Saturday where they held a meeting with the Kurds, said a lawmaker. MP Nawaf Tarrad al-Malham told regime-affiliated media that they also met with Arab and Syriac leaders ...
AFP: ‘In cold blood’: Syria Kurds say killed, robbed by Turkey proxiesJustice for Kurds - 2019-12-07 23:58
Qamishli (Syria) (AFP) – Syrian Kurdish mother Shara Sido says the news came to her via a messaging application. She received an image of a bullet-riddled corpse with the instruction: “Come collect your son.” Sitting inside a modest house in the de-facto ...
Kurds in US launch fundraiser for Syrian Kurdish refugees in Kurdistan RegionKurdistan24 - 2019-12-07 18:05
Singers in Lausanne call for Kurdish unity after Turkey’s attacks on Syrian KurdsKurdistan24 - 2019-12-06 22:55
We are killed in cold blood by Turkish proxies: Syrian Kurds - The HinduThehindu - 2019-12-06 18:19
Assad: IS members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trialYahoo - 2019-12-06 10:38
Syrian Kurds Turn To Russia For Support After U.S. Military Withdrawal | Here & NowWBUR - 2019-12-05 19:32
Syrian Kurds say killed, robbed by Turkey proxiesE-Kurd - 2019-12-05 13:17
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish mother Shara Sido says the news came to her via a messaging application. She received an image of a bullet-riddled corpse with the instruction: “Come collect your son.” Sitting inside a modest house in the de-f ...
Can Assad and Kurds Peacefully Coexist?E-Kurd - 2019-12-03 15:34
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net The opinions are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views of Ekurd.net or its editors. The Kurds have brokered a deal with the President Bashar Al-Assad government that saw the Syrian Arab Army returning for t ...
Turkish shelling of Syrian Kurdistan kills 8 children, 3 civilians: monitorE-Kurd - 2019-12-02 23:48
BEIRUT,— Eight children were among 11 civilians, mostly Kurds, killed Monday in a Turkish artillery attack that hit near a school in a northern Syrian town in Aleppo province, a war monitor said. The shelling on Tel Rifaat, controlled by local Kurdish fi ...
Kurdistan 24: Putin says Syrian Kurds ‘kind-hearted’ toward Russian troopsJustice for Kurds - 2019-12-02 22:36
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed on Friday that his nation’s military police now deployed in northern Syria is loved by local Kurds there because it’s clear that its mission is to provide protection for them. He made the com ...
Kurdistan President Urges Syrian Kurds on Maintaining UnityBAS News - 2019-12-02 16:11
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Monday received a delegation from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) in Erbil to discuss the latest developments in northern Syrian and the wider region. During the meeting, the Kurdish ...
Turkey Blackmails NATO In Baltics To Help It Fight Syrian Kurds - Russian Collusion? - TsarizmTsarizm - 2019-12-02 13:54
Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2019-12-02 04:03
Americans’ support for Kurds helps explain Trump’s Syrian reversalKurdistan24 - 2019-12-01 16:51
Assad: IS members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trial - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-12-01 03:14
Syrian Kurds support Russian military presence in northeast Syria: PutinAlmasdarnews - 2019-11-30 23:14
Putin Hails Syrian Kurds' Support to Russian Military PoliceBAS News - 2019-11-29 18:38
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed the support of the Syrian Kurds to his country's police forces in the Middle Eastern country, noting that people understand that Moscow's mission is to protect them. Putin made the remarks at a meeting ...
Meet America’s Future Allies, After Trump’s Betrayal of the Syrian Kurds — Valdai ClubValdaiclub - 2019-11-28 13:07
Assad: Islamic State members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trial - Middle East - StripesStripes - 2019-11-27 19:43
Assad: IS members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trialWashington Post - 2019-11-27 14:48
Syrian President Bashar Assad says members of the Islamic State group held in the country will stand trial in local courts specialized in cases of terrorism ...
US troops in Syrian oil fields do not defend Kurds from TurksDigitaljournal - 2019-11-27 09:50
Turkish Invasion Forcing Syrian Kurds to Adopt Terror Tactics - News From Antiwar.comAntiwar - 2019-11-27 09:50
Russia calls for Kurds to join Syrian state militaryWarIsBoring - 2019-11-27 02:00
Russia, the main military backer of Syria's disputed government, called on beleaguered Kurdish militants to join the Syrian state military on Monday. ...
Russia warns Syrian Kurds against relying on U.S. support | PBS NewsHourPBS - 2019-11-26 15:53
Lavrov: Kurds’ interest in Sochi memorandum ebbing as US troops return to northern SyriaTASS - 2019-11-26 14:10
When commenting on reports that the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces accused Turkey of planning to violate the Sochi memorandum, the Russian foreign minister noted that Moscow did not have information that would prove that ...
Nashville Kurds deliver aid to Syrian Kurdish refugees in Kurdistan RegionKurdistan24 - 2019-11-26 12:13
Russia Committed to Facilitate Dialogue Between Kurds, Damascus: OfficialBAS News - 2019-11-25 15:13
ERBIL — Russia is committed to help negotiations and dialogue between the Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Monday. Bogdanov said that Moscow will remain in contact with all parties seeking a ...
New Syrian Kurdish Refugees in Kurdistan Exceed 17,000BAS News - 2019-11-24 13:59
ERBIL — The flow of the Syrian Kurds escaping their homes in Syrian Kurdistan to seek refuge in Kurdistan Region exceed 17,000 on Sunday, said Joint Crisis Coordination Center. According to the latest updates by the JCC, a total of 17,046 Syrian Kurds, i ...
U.S. betrayed Morocco long before Trump betrayed the KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-11-24 13:43
Michael Rubin | Washington Examiner Bipartisan revulsion at President Trump’s betrayal of the Syrian Kurds reflects that, even in an age when foreign policy has become a partisan football, there is still broad belief that allies matter and that the word ...
U.S.-led coalition announces joint action with Syrian Kurds as Pence pays surprise visit to Iraq - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-11-24 12:14
Turkey dismisses Trump threat to economy over Syrian Kurds | Stock Daily DishStockdailydish - 2019-11-24 08:57
The Latest: US, Kurds target Islamic State in joint actionWashington Post - 2019-11-24 06:54
American-led forces and their Syrian Kurdish allies have carried out their biggest joint operation against the Islamic State in Syria since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces there ...
Syrian Kurds battle Turkey offensive on Ain Issa: war monitorE-Kurd - 2019-11-23 17:43
BEIRUT,— Kurdish fighters sought to fend off Turkish forces and their Syrian proxies near a key town in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Saturday, a Britain-based war monitor said. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the autonom ...
Syrian Kurds say repatriated Islamic State U.S. child, German and childrenE-Kurd - 2019-11-23 17:43
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have handed over an American toddler and three German children and their mother to their respective governments, a Kurdish official and a Kurdish source said on Saturday. After years of leading the battle agains ...
A meeting with the Syrian Democratic Council Executive President Ilham Ahmed hosted by JFKJustice for Kurds - 2019-11-23 01:10
More than a month after Turkey promised the international community to cease its operation against the Kurds, the Syrian Democratic Council Executive President Ilham Ahmed stated that Turkey is not abiding by the ceasefire and the Turkish military operati ...
Turkey says 200 Syrians returned to area cleared of KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-11-22 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defence ministry said Thursday that around 200 Syrians had returned to “their homes” after its offensive against Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) last month, with another 300 on the way. “Close to 200 of our Syrian brothers ...
Fleeing Syrian Kurds must fear the long arm of Erdogan - Opinion - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-11-22 00:51
Kurds Deny Reports of Meeting with Syrian RegimeBAS News - 2019-11-20 21:54
ERBIL - The Self-Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria has denied the reports claiming that the Kurds had met with the Syrian regime to discuss the Turkish incursion into the country. RT cited two sources from the Kurdish administration as saying ...
Kurdistan 24: Syrian Kurds call on Assad to accept call for dialogueJustice for Kurds - 2019-11-20 10:30
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Kurdish-backed, multi-ethnic Self-Administration of North and East Syria on Sunday called on the Syrian government to accept a call for dialogue and consensus in response to comments Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made last we ...
Syrian Troops Welcomed by Kurds - BloombergBloomberg - 2019-11-19 10:24
Turkey warns of another military operation if Syrian Kurds don't leave border region | TheHillThehill - 2019-11-18 20:50
Syrian Kurds blamed for fatal car bomb strike | NewshubNewshub - 2019-11-18 06:16
Prominent US Jewish Group Expresses ‘Horror and Anguish’ at Plight of Syrian Kurds Facing Turkish Military Onslaught | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2019-11-17 18:50
Syrian Kurds call on Assad to accept call for dialogueKurdistan24 - 2019-11-17 17:43
Syrian Kurds nominated for Time's Person of the Year | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-17 10:35
Syrian Kurds to Russia: US presence won’t affect dialogue with DamascusKurdistan24 - 2019-11-17 06:16
Syrian Kurds Should Not Pay for US-Turkey Economic Ties: SDFBAS News - 2019-11-16 19:54
ERBIL — The Kurds in Syria should not pay the price for the economic interests and relations between the United States and Turkey, said Mustafa Bali, head of the Press Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces. The comments came after Turkish President Rece ...
The US Is Too Late to Push Turkey and the Syrian Kurds to an Agreement — Valdai ClubValdaiclub - 2019-11-15 23:02
It is high time Israel supported Syrian Kurds - Opinion - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-11-14 12:48
Turkish Forces Launch Military Attack Against Kurds At Syrian Border | NPRKCRW - 2019-11-14 07:25
Russia, the Kurds, Trump and some Syrian Jews: When in doubt stress the political angle — GetReligionGetreligion - 2019-11-13 22:01
No Intention to Cut US Alliance with Syrian Kurds: OfficialBAS News - 2019-11-13 10:40
ERBIL — The United States has no intention to end its alliance with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Reuters cited a senior US administration official as saying on Tuesday. “There is no intention for that cooperation to end,” a senior admi ...
Syrian Kurds' military leader tells U.S. diplomat that 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered' | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-11-12 23:21
How does the war between Turkey and Syrian Kurds impact the global economy?Forexlive - 2019-11-12 12:05
Ongoing impact for Kurds after U.S. withdraws from SyriaCBS News - 2019-11-09 15:47
The United States has strongly condemned recent Syrian and Russian airstrikes that killed civilians in Northwest Syria. Syrian and Russian forces have moved into the north of the country, following the partial withdrawal there by the U.S. last month and t ...
Turkey Announces Start of Military Operation against Syrian Kurds, Explosion Heard in Border Town - News18News18 - 2019-11-09 14:50
US Says It's Guarding Oil Fields for Syrian Kurds | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-11-09 07:26
Syrian Kurds Warn EU to Get 'Much Tougher' on Turkey or Face ISIS - News From Antiwar.comAntiwar - 2019-11-09 07:26
PHOTOS: For Syrian Kurds, and aid workers – the ‘safe zone’ is not so safeYahoo - 2019-11-08 19:55
For Kurds on the Syrian Front Line There’s No CeasefireThedailybeast - 2019-11-08 18:26
US Troops Working 'Shoulder to Shoulder' With Kurds to Protect Syrian Oil Fields From ISIS | CBN NewsCBN - 2019-11-08 11:48
Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurds from Syrian safe zoneThe New Mail - 2019-11-08 07:18
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia and the United States of not fully driving Kurdish fighters from northern Syria while also announcing the capture of slain terrorist leader Abu Bakr… The post Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurd ...
Israel assisting Syrian Kurds via ‘a range of channels,’ says Israeli official - JNS.orgJNS - 2019-11-07 18:34
Trump praises Turkey, vows aid to Syrian Kurds as Turkish offensive looms | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-07 14:01
Trump's disgraceful plan to protect Syrian oil, but not the Kurds - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-11-07 13:42
Israel aiding Syrian Kurds after Turkish incursion, could help counter Iran: Deputy FMAlmasdarnews - 2019-11-07 13:25
Israel sending aid to Syrian Kurds since U.S. withdrawal – Israeli official | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-07 13:06
Syrian Kurds OK US-led oil missionAl Monitor - 2019-11-07 02:54
Rudaw: President Barzani: PKK struggle for legitimacy led to Turkish operation at expense of Syrian KurdsJustice for Kurds - 2019-11-07 00:35
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani said on Tuesday that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) had previously warned Syrian Kurdish authorities to distance themselves from the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK), add ...
Israel Assisting Syrian Kurds: Foreign MinistryBAS News - 2019-11-06 23:14
ERBIL - Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's offer for assisting the Syrian Kurds has been accepted, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has revealed. The Israeli official noted that they “are assisting them through a number of channels," and that advocati ...
In apparent mending of U.S. ties, Syrian Kurds seen resuming fight against Islamic State | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-11-06 22:42
The Latest: Syrian Kurds say IS supporters flee amid clashes | FOX23Fox23 - 2019-11-06 18:15
As U.S. troops withdraw, others move into Syria to help guard oil fieldsNBC News - 2019-11-06 15:31
U.S. special operations forces who were targeting ISIS are leaving Syria. They're being replaced by infantry who are helping Syrian Kurds hold territory. ...
Syrian army begins deployment near Qamishli on Turkish borderTASS - 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 ...
Syrian Kurds take out 15 armed opposition militants in northeast SyriaTASS - 2019-11-05 11:44
The Syrian Democratic Forces report that clashes between Kurdish units with opposition forces happened on Monday evening in the area adjacent to the town of Ayn Issa ...
Risking Turkey’s ire, Iraqi Kurds back Syrian brethrenAl Monitor - 2019-11-04 21:57
Syrian Kurds slam UN chief for meeting with Turkey’s ErdoganGulan Media - 2019-11-04 06:22
Car bomb explodes in Syrian town captured by Turkey from Kurds | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-11-02 21:41
A spy stole ISIS leader Baghdadi's underwear for DNA test, Kurds sayCNN - 2019-11-02 09:03
A spy for Kurdish forces stole the underwear of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in order to identify his DNA and help US forces find him, the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces claim. ...
Syrian Kurds Fleeing for Iraq Face Many Dangers (VIDEO)Newsy - 2019-11-02 07:16
Syrian Kurds approve of Russian-Turkish patrols if they stop Turkey's attacksKurdistan24 - 2019-11-01 23:27
U.S. lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to grant U.S. visas for Syrian Kurds | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-01 06:13
See the Tent City in Iraq Where Syrian Kurds Are Fleeing (VIDEO)Newsy - 2019-11-01 00:09
Syrian and Turkish forces involved in deadly border clash as Kurds withdraw | SBS NewsSBS - 2019-10-31 23:12
Kurds call on US to block Turkish military drones from Syrian air space | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-10-31 22:27
Russia says Syrian Kurds complete withdrawal from Turkish borderMilitarytimes - 2019-10-31 21:32
Russia to mediate deal between Syrian Kurds and DamascusAl Monitor - 2019-10-31 20:41
Impending Turkish Genocide Against Syrian KurdsKurdistantribune - 2019-10-31 20:11
By Rauf Naqishbendi: President Trump has repeated his promise to end the endless wars. Let us examine who fomented these endless wars. Surely, it was America’s invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, causing more than a half a million lives lost in Iraq and tri ...
SDF Accuses Turkey of Continuing Offensive Despite CeasefireBAS News - 2019-10-31 15:14
ERBIL - Despite a US-brokered ceasefire between Turkey and the Syrian Kurdish forces, Ankara has not yet halted its offensive against the Kurds in northeast of Syria, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Thursday. "Turkey has not a ...
Turkish expulsion of Syrian Kurds has Lipscomb student worried about relatives | Lumination NetworkLuminationnetwork - 2019-10-31 09:16
Ceasefire Between Turkey and Syrian Kurds in Northern Syria Expires | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-10-31 02:10
House lawmakers vow to secure U.S. visas for Syrian Kurds after Trump's troop pulloutNBC News - 2019-10-31 01:34
The move comes after President Trump faced condemnation from both sides of the aisle over his plans to pull U.S. troops out of Syria. ...