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Syrian Kurds urge Assad government to choose dialogue: commander

E-Kurd - 2019-03-23 21:06
OMAR OIL FIELD, Syria,— The top military commander in Syria’s autonomous Kurdish region (Rojava) urged Damascus on Saturday to choose the path of dialogue after his forces sealed a key victory over the Islamic State group. “We call on the central governm ...

Kurdish autonomy in Syria under threat after Islamic State ‘caliphate’ falls

E-Kurd - 2019-03-23 12:33
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Now the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” has fallen, the hard-won limited autonomy of Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) will be left in peril if their key US ally goes ahead with its announced pullout. On Saturday, the Kurd ...

Islamic State defeated, ‘caliphate’ eliminated, Syrian Kurds declare

E-Kurd - 2019-03-23 12:33
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared “caliphate” that once spanned a third of Iraq a ...

Syrian Kurds announce demise of IS caliphate | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-03-23 12:27

Don't abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe

Yahoo - 2019-03-21 23:34

Kurds celebrate new year Newroz across Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 20:01
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Thousands of people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) celebrated on Thursday the new Kurdish year, Newroz. They wore floral scarves, waved Kurdish flags, and carried posters that pledged to win back the Kurdish Canton of Afrin fro ...

Don't abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-03-21 14:55

Al-Monitor: Iraqi Kurds urge their Syrian cousins to make peace with Damascus

Justice for Kurds - 2019-03-21 14:28
ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — It has been nearly a year and a half since the Iraqi Kurds held their referendum on independence. The fallout from the referendum, which faced stiff opposition from Baghdad, the United States, Turkey and Iran, has been devastating ...

After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye political battle - Daily Times

Dailytimes - 2019-03-21 08:20

Will Kurds, Govt Forces Stop End of The Syrian War? | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-03-21 01:41

Syrian Kurds accuse Assad of policy of 'oppression and violence'

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 08:34

Syrian Kurds criticise Damascus ‘threats’ to retake northeastern Kurdish areas

E-Kurd - 2019-03-19 15:54
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have criticised the “threatening language” of the Damascus regime after it pledged to retake northeastern Kurdish areas they control by reconciliation or by force. The minority have largely stayed out of Syria’s ...

Italian warrior killed fighting alongside Syrian Kurds against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-03-19 15:54
ROME,— An Italian fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria against the Islamic State (IS) group has been killed, media reported Tuesday, citing the jihadists and his family. “We have killed the Italian crusader”, IS said in a statement released along w ...

Syrian Kurds accuse Assad of policy of 'oppression and violence' | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-19 10:10

Syrian quagmire worsened by feud between Turkey and Kurds - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-19 06:17

Syrian Kurds reject 'security zone' under Turkish control | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-03-19 02:45

Islamic State calls for revenge against Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-19 01:08
BEIRUT,— As the Islamic State group defended its last scrap of territory against Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria, a spokesman Monday urged followers to attack them elsewhere in the war-torn country. An IS spokesman, in an audio recording posted on Te ...

Syria will retake control of Kurdish areas by force or by deal: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-03-18 22:59
DAMASCUS,— Syrian government forces will reclaim control of Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northeastern Kurdish areas controlled by the US-backed Kurds, whether by force or through reconciliation, the defence minister warned Monday. Marginalised for deca ...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij in new alliance with Kurds

Yahoo - 2019-03-18 20:49

Over 60,000 people, mostly families of Islamic State, fled Syria jihadist enclave: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-17 19:07
BAGHOUZ, Syria,— The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday more than 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of Islamic State’s last enclave in eastern Syria since a final assault to capture it began over two months ago. The ...

Barzani: Russia key to settlement between Assad and Syrian Kurds

Al Monitor - 2019-03-17 18:45

Turkey bans Newroz celebrations for Syrian Kurds in Afrin

Alaraby - 2019-03-17 06:06

After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye political battle

Yahoo - 2019-03-16 07:37

After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye political battle - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-03-16 02:58

Iraqi Kurds urge their Syrian cousins to make peace with Damascus

Al Monitor - 2019-03-15 16:01

PM Barzani calls on Syrian Kurds to make peace with Syrian government

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-15 10:23

INTERVIEW-After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye political battle | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2019-03-14 22:28

Syrian Kurds reject Turkey's plan for 'safe zone'

Telegraph - 2019-03-14 06:50

INTERVIEW-After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye ...

Trust - 2019-03-14 06:22

After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye political battle | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-03-14 02:40

Turkey discussing offensive against Syrian Kurds with Russia, U.S. - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-03-13 19:45

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Syrian Kurds autonomy | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-13 13:59

Kurds free 283 Syrian ‘IS suspects’ - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-03-13 10:59

Iraq's PUK Peshmerga Willing to Help Syrian Kurds If Turkey Invades - News From Antiwar.com

Antiwar - 2019-03-13 06:02

After defeating Islamic State, Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan eye political battle

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 22:21
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan that led the fight against Islamic State are prepping for their next battle: a political struggle to win international recognition for their autonomous region and aid to help it recover ...

After defeating Islamic State, Syrian Kurds eye political battle | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-12 18:25

Report: Syrian Kurds Hand Territory to Assad for Aid with Turkey

Breitbart - 2019-03-12 06:36

INTERVIEW-Syrian Kurds want secure border strip, reject ...

Trust - 2019-03-11 16:56

Syrian Kurds pound last scrap of land held by the Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-03-11 15:30
OMAR OIL FIELD , Syria,— Syrian Kurdish-led forces pounded the last scrap of land held by the Islamic State group Monday, a scattering of tents and destroyed buildings in a remote eastern Syrian hamlet. The jihadists once ruled over millions in a swathe ...

Trump administration will arm Syrian Kurds ‘as necessary,’ despite Turkish objections | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-03-11 01:16

Syrian Kurds reject Turkish ‘safe zone’, want secure border strip

E-Kurd - 2019-03-09 10:32
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish-led authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria want a multinational force to deploy at the Turkish border and reject the creation of a large “safe zone” that Turkey hopes to control, a Kurdish poli ...

Syrian Kurds propose deployment of multinational border force, reject Turkish safe zone | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-09 09:21

Syrian Kurds want secure border strip, reject Turkish 'safe zone' | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-03-08 17:32

Syrian Kurds want secure border strip, reject Turkish "safe zone" - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-03-08 13:54

Syrian Kurds want secure border strip, reject Turkish 'safe zone' | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-08 13:47

Do Kurds Hold Keys to Syrian Peace? | Opinion | OZY

OZY - 2019-03-07 19:56

Defeated by Kurds more suspected Daesh members leave extremists’ Syrian holdout | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-03-07 13:58

Syrian Kurds lobbied Congress, Trump to prevent troop withdrawal

Opensecrets - 2019-03-06 03:31

Dramatic footage of firefight between Syrian Kurds and ISIS caught on tape - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-03-05 21:34

Syria Kurds set free 300 IS-linked Syrians | syria | kurds | syrian kurds | isis | islamic state | daesh | iran | iraq | terrorism | extremist islam

Theweek - 2019-03-03 11:36

Syrian Kurds welcome UN report documenting war crimes in Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-03 04:00

Syrian Kurds welcome UN report documenting war crimes in Afrin

Gulan Media - 2019-03-03 02:23

Syrian Kurds Say US Seeking Deal with Turkey | Military.com

Military - 2019-03-02 14:33

For Syrian Kurds, new curriculum in once-banned language

Yahoo - 2019-03-02 09:52

Syrian Kurds Seek Other Legal Avenues to Try IS Militants | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-02-28 06:05

Breaking: Syrian Kurds handover 14 French ISIS fighters to Iraqi gov't: report

Almasdarnews - 2019-02-27 12:42

Turkey’s Erdogan does not believe U.S. will retrieve arms from Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-02-27 11:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he does not believe the United States will take back weapons from Kurdish militias in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). In an interview with Turkish broadcaster NTV, Erdogan stressed the need for the United State ...

Syrian Kurds Seek Other Legal Avenues to Try IS Militants

Voanews - 2019-02-27 06:13

Turkey’s Erdogan blasts John Bolton on bid to shield Syrian Kurds | TribLIVE.com

Triblive - 2019-02-26 22:33

Syrian Kurds Urge West to Take Back 'Daesh Women and Children' - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-02-26 13:10

Barzani Urges Russia to Help End Syrian Kurds' Suffering

BAS News - 2019-02-25 11:56
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has called on Russia to play a key role in easing the sufferings the Kurds face in Syria, expressing concern about the future of Kurds in the country. Barzani ...

Syria’s Kurds deserve international protection

E-Kurd - 2019-02-24 11:43
Fionn Skiotis | The Guardian Letter to The Guardian Ilham Ahmed is right in calling for an international presence to protect the predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria (Syrian Kurdish leader: border force needed to protect us from Turkey, theguard ...

Kurds must network proactively to weather coming storms

Rûdaw - 2019-02-24 11:11
It is not just Syrian Kurds whose fate hangs by a thread due to Trump's damaging policy flip-flops ...

Turkish Ministry: US, Turkish Defence Chiefs Discuss US Support for Syrian Kurds - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-02-23 06:53

US, Turkish Defense Chiefs Discuss US Support For Syrian Kurds - Turkish Ministry - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-02-23 06:04

UPDATE - US, Turkish Defense Chiefs Discuss US Support For Syrian Kurds - Turkish Ministry - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-02-23 06:04

Syrian Forces Move to Protect Syrian Kurds Fighting Islamic State - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-02-22 22:11

Syrian regime renders talks with Kurds meaningless | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-22 22:00

Arabs and Kurds in Syrian self-rule: Rojava survives for now

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-02-22 15:25
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Syrian Kurds 'Cannot' Detain IS Fighters Without Foreign Help And Flypast To Commemorate WWII Crash

Forces - 2019-02-22 12:12

How Syrian Kurds help US and Israel's security - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-02-22 07:19

France says ISIS fighters will be prosecuted, jailed if deported by Syrian Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-21 15:05

Syrian Kurds hand Iraqi, foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-02-21 14:15
BAGHDAD,— Syrian Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) handed over more than 150 Iraqi and other foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq on Thursday. The handover was the first of several, two Iraqi military sources told Reuters, under an agreement b ...

Syrian regime rejects autonomy for Kurds: Assad Advisor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-21 12:58

Denmark expels four Syrian Kurds over Turkish embassy attack

E-Kurd - 2019-02-20 23:47
COPENHAGEN,— A Danish court handed jail terms Wednesday to four Syrian Kurds who threw Molotov cocktails at the Turkish embassy in Copenhagen and ruled they should be deported. The verdict, seen by AFP, said the quartet planned and carried out an attack ...

‘You took us to the middle of the road and left us there’: Syrian Kurds fear more upheaval as US troops plan withdrawal | The Independent

Independent - 2019-02-20 15:59

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Kurds autonomy in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-02-20 12:06
MOSCOW,— A senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday flatly rejected the idea of giving Syrian Kurds a measure of autonomy, saying such a move would open the door to the partition of the country. The Kurdish-led authority that runs Sy ...

Syria’s Assad says Syrian Kurds should not rely on US

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-20 02:42

Assad adviser rejects idea of granting Syrian Kurds autonomy

Gulan Media - 2019-02-20 01:09

Syrian Regime Not Ready to Give Kurds Autonomy: Senior Official

BAS News - 2019-02-19 23:28
ERBIL - The Syrian regime would not give the Kurds autonomous status as it would mean to open the door to the partition of Syria, a senior advisor to regime’s leader said on Tuesday. Earlier last month, the Kurds in north and east of Syria offered a road ...

Could a deal between Syrian Army and YPG give Kurds hope in Afrin?

Rûdaw - 2019-02-19 17:54
If Turkey did decide to launch a ground operation into Shahba today the YPG could handover its positions to the Syrian military forces already in the region ...

Don’t abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe | AFP | Zululand Observer

Zululandobserver - 2019-02-19 14:20

Syrian Kurds call on EU countries to help create safe zone in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-19 13:20

Syrian Kurds call on UN special courts for the IS-trailer | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY

Ccdiscovery - 2019-02-19 10:04

Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal to prevent a Turkish attack after withdrawal

Marinecorpstimes - 2019-02-19 08:17

Syrian Kurds beseech Europe: Don't abandon us | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-02-19 06:22

Syrian Kurds call on EU countries to help create safe zone in Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-02-19 02:41

Syrian Kurds to Europe: Don't Abandon Us

BAS News - 2019-02-18 23:02
ERBIL - A senior Syrian Kurdish official has called on Europe not leave the Kurds once the war against the Islamic State (IS) ends while Turkey has been threatening to attack the Kurdish forces in the neighboring country. Aldar Khalil argued that the Eur ...

Don’t abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
European powers “have a political and moral responsibility” ...

Syrian Kurds: from 2011 protests to 2018 call for Assad support

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 19:28
BEIRUT,— US-backed Kurdish fighters have played a leading role in the defeat of the Islamic State group in Syria but are themselves branded “terrorists” by neighbouring Turkey. With the IS jihadists reduced to just a patch of territory, the Kurds fear be ...

Syrian Kurds tell Europe ‘Don’t abandon us’, protect us from Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 16:29
Syrian Kurds seek international force along Turkish border, top official tells AFP PARIS,— A top Kurdish official has called on Europe not to abandon Syrian Kurds once the battle against the Islamic State group is over and to help set up an international ...

Masrour Barzani Meets US Officials: Warns of increased ISIS attacks, stresses need to protect Syrian Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-18 15:47

Don't abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-02-18 15:16

US commander says America cannot back Syrian forces who align with President Al Assad Trump troop withdrawal has pushed Syrian Kurds into talks with regime February 18, 2019

The National AE - 2019-02-18 10:14

U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad or Russia, U.S. general warns Kurds | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-02-18 06:45

Syria’s Assad says Syrian Kurds should not rely on US

Gulan Media - 2019-02-18 00:55

Denied Iraqi citizenship, graduates from Rojava miss out on jobs

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 00:11
Thousands of Syrian Kurds have fled to the Region since 2011 ...

Russia says Syrian Kurds should start dialogue with Syrian gov’t | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-17 21:52

Bashar al-Assad warns Syrian Kurds that U.S. will not protect them

E-Kurd - 2019-02-17 19:54
DAMASCUS,— Syrian president Bashar al-Assad warned Syria’s Kurds Sunday that their ally the United States would not protect them against any Turkish offensive as Washington looks to withdraw it troops. The US is set to pull out its soldiers from Syria af ...

Russia says Syrian Kurds should start dialogue with Assad

E-Kurd - 2019-02-17 17:15
MUNICH, Germany,— Syria’s Kurds should start a dialogue with President Bashar al-Assad as their military allies the United States are readying to pull out, Russia said Sunday. “We support this dialogue between Damascus and the Kurds,” said Russian deputy ...
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