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Letter from Amed co-mayor to international public opinion

ANF - 2019-11-12 15:41
“As an elected mayor and politician in a prison, I call international public opinion, rights organizations and democratic dynamics to take concrete steps against the seizure of the election rights of Kurds in Turkey.” ...

How does the war between Turkey and Syrian Kurds impact the global economy?

Forexlive - 2019-11-12 12:05

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb, JFK Advisory Council member, on why America’s decision to abandon the Kurds is shameful

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-11 20:30
US has left many allies bewildered and stranded – they deserve better Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is the former Director of UK Special Forces and the ex-Deputy Commander of US-led forces in Iraq. Here, he explains why he believes America’s decision ...

Turkey’s proxy army ‘looting, kidnapping and executing Kurds at random’ in north Syria ‘safe zone’ | The Independent

Independent - 2019-11-11 15:57

Trump betrayed the Kurds. Now the U.S. should take them in | Editorial - nj.com

NJ - 2019-11-11 14:09

Turkey’s Other Weapon Against the Kurds: Water | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-11-11 12:32

The good old days of the Kurds in World War 2

Hotair - 2019-11-11 07:50

Syria's Kurds: Turn to Damascus or concede to Turkey? - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-11 07:50

Engel: Turkey Is "Acting Like A Russian Ally," "Disgusting" For Trump To Abandon The Kurds | Video | RealClearPolitics

Realclearpolitics - 2019-11-11 03:19

Trump says he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-11-11 03:06

Letters: A solution to the problem with Kurds | Letters | theadvocate.com

Theadvocate - 2019-11-11 01:37

Turkey blames Kurds for car bomb attack in northern Syria that killed at least 8, wounded 20 more - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-11-10 21:45

President Obama betrayed the Kurds - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-11-10 18:50

Why is Turkey fighting the Kurds in Syria? | WSB-TV

Wsbtv - 2019-11-10 18:23

Why is Turkey fighting the Kurds in Syria? | KIRO-TV

Kiro7 - 2019-11-10 16:44

Betraying The Kurds Makes Things Harder for US Operators Everywhere - Defense One

Defenseone - 2019-11-10 15:07

Mother of two martyrs: Erdoğan cannot destroy the Kurds

ANF - 2019-11-10 14:22
Emira Xidir from Serêkaniyê has lost two children in the fight against Turkish genocidal war. "I am proud of them. We are Kurds. Erdoğan should not believe that he can destroy the Kurds," she says. ...

Shaw: Trump's betrayal of the Kurds | West Central Tribune

Wctrib - 2019-11-10 12:39

A Better Option for the Kurds | Jewish Journal

Jewishjournal - 2019-11-09 21:13

Shaw: Trump's betrayal of the Kurds | Duluth News Tribune

Duluthnewstribune - 2019-11-09 19:13

Shaw: Trump's betrayal of the Kurds | Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerddispatch - 2019-11-09 19:06

Shaw: Trump's betrayal of the Kurds | The Daily Republic

Mitchellrepublic - 2019-11-09 18:08

Shaw: Trump's betrayal of the Kurds | Grand Forks Herald

Grandforksherald - 2019-11-09 17:27

Ongoing impact for Kurds after U.S. withdraws from Syria

CBS 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 ...

Turkish invasion protested in four French cities

ANF - 2019-11-09 09:19
The Kurds and their friends in Europe are protesting the Turkish invasion and genocide attacks against North East Syria. ...

The Kurds ‘lose out again’ - Khmer Times

Khmertimeskh - 2019-11-09 07:38

Kurds protest Turkish and Russian forces in Syria

CBS News - 2019-11-09 07:34
The president of Turkey is set to visit Washington next week and protests are expected over Turkey's invasion into Syria and the slaughter of America's abandoned Kurdish allies. As Charlie D'Agata reports, Kurds in Syria are fighting back. ...

Q&A: Who are the Kurds and why is Turkey fighting them in Syria?

Irishtimes - 2019-11-09 01:58

Turkey’s Assault on the Kurds: The Silence of the Islamists | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Algemeiner - 2019-11-09 01:17

Reuters: Kurds tell EU: Get tough with Turkey or face Islamic State fighters

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-09 00:25
LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union could face a wave of returning battle-hardened Islamic State fighters from Syria unless it gets much tougher with Turkey, including breaking off any accession or trade talks, a senior Kurdish leader told Reuters. Pres ...

Amid assault on Kurds, Twitter saw surge of Turkish propaganda photos | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-08 21:58

PHOTOS: For Syrian Kurds, and aid workers – the ‘safe zone’ is not so safe

Yahoo - 2019-11-08 19:55

Kurds protest Pompeo in Berlin

ANF - 2019-11-08 18:34
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was met by a protest of the Kurds during his visit to Berlin today. ...

For Kurds on the Syrian Front Line There’s No Ceasefire

Thedailybeast - 2019-11-08 18:26

Rudaw: The Islam the West ‘desperately’ seeks can be found in Kurdistan, says a French intellectual

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-08 17:49
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Kurds follow a moderate, democratic Islam which western countries have been “desperately” looking for, a French intellectual said on Monday. In a conversation with American philanthropist Thomas Kaplan, Bernard-Henri Lévy describ ...

Letters to the Editor - Kurds, Saudi Arabia, a messy Middle East, I-30 in Dallas, National Parks, mental illness

Dallasnews - 2019-11-08 15:15

Senior U.S. Envoy in Syria Highly Critical of Trump’s Decision to Withdraw American Troops

Time - 2019-11-08 12:14
The top American diplomat in northern Syria took the Trump administration to task for not doing more to protect the Kurds ...

Permanent People's Tribunal issued call in defence of Kurds

ANF - 2019-11-08 12:04
The Permanent People's Tribunal issued a call in defence of the Kurdish people and of the rights of peoples. ...

Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurds from Syrian safe zone

The 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 ...

Newport News Times | Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds

Newportnewstimes - 2019-11-08 02:59

Turkey: First, the Armenians. Today, the Kurds - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH

Fosters - 2019-11-08 02:27

The New York Review of Books: The Betrayal of the Kurds

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-08 02:08
The full consequences of President Trump’s decision on October 6 to withdraw American troops and give Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a green light to invade northeast Syria are not yet clear. Erdoğan claimed that he wanted to create a twenty-mile ...

The History Briefing on Syria and the Kurds: How Historians Have Covered this Top Story | History News Network

HNN - 2019-11-07 23:47

What's Next For The Kurds, Syria And Turkey - NOW Magazine

Nowtoronto - 2019-11-07 22:35

Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds – Whitman Wire

Whitmanwire - 2019-11-07 21:49

Who are the Kurds without Googling

Intpolicydigest - 2019-11-07 21:47

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump's 'sickening betrayal' of the Kurds - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-11-07 19:35

Guest Commentary: Trump sells out the Kurds in his own unique way

Denverpost - 2019-11-07 19:16

Trump's disgraceful plan to protect Syrian oil, but not the Kurds - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-11-07 13:42

Galbraith to speak on the Kurds | The Brattleboro Reformer | Brattleboro Breaking News, Sports, Weather, Traffic

Reformer - 2019-11-07 13:06

Syria offensive feeds disenchantment among Turkey's Kurds | World | News | The Chronicle Herald

Thechronicleherald - 2019-11-07 10:58

Kurds sued despite being victims of racist and police attacks

ANF - 2019-11-07 09:51
Following the Turkish state's invasion of North-East Syria on 9 October, provocation and attacks were carried out by pro-AKP Turkish racists in Germany during the demos organised by Kurds. ...

Trump confirms meeting with Erdogan on November 13

TASS - 2019-11-07 09:32
The two leaders had a phone conversation to discuss Turkish border with Syria, eradication of terrorism, ending of hostilities with the Kurds, and many other topics ...

Israeli official: Jerusalem providing aid to Kurds since US pullout in Syria | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-07 06:48

Kurds accuse US of betrayal as Turkey prepares to invade Syria - The Scotsman

Scotsman - 2019-11-07 02:23

Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds, Explained

Yahoo - 2019-11-07 01:05

Rudaw: President Barzani: PKK struggle for legitimacy led to Turkish operation at expense of Syrian Kurds

Justice 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 ...

A history of why Trump abandoned the Kurds – Alternet.org

Alternet - 2019-11-06 23:48

Israel Assisting Syrian Kurds: Foreign Ministry

BAS 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 Times

Japantimes - 2019-11-06 22:42

The Latest: Syrian Kurds say IS supporters flee amid clashes | FOX23

Fox23 - 2019-11-06 18:15

Galbraith to speak on betrayal of the Kurds | The Bennington Banner | Bennington Breaking News, Sports, Weather, Traffic

Benningtonbanner - 2019-11-06 01:30

Letter: Americans just stand by as Kurds are slaughtered – The Buffalo News

Buffalonews - 2019-11-05 20:53

Syria’s Kurds fear return of 2014 Islamic State nightmare - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-11-05 20:53

Syrian army begins deployment near Qamishli on Turkish border

TASS - 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 ...

Turkish assault in Syria weakens Iraq Kurds, strengthens regional powers | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-11-05 17:58

US says it wants to keep helping Kurds in fight against Islamic State | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-05 13:49

Syrian Kurds take out 15 armed opposition militants in northeast Syria

TASS - 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 ...

Boycott for The Rights of Kurds Spreads to Universities - Semra Pelek - english

Bianet - 2019-11-05 07:14

Top Democratic chairman slams decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria

CBS News - 2019-11-05 06:18
A U.S. delegation met with the Kurds Monday, in an effort to repair relations with the abandoned U.S. allies. The U.S. is struggling to redefine its role in the region, after President Trump said the priority now is for U.S. troops to protect oil wells in ...

Ed Simon: A History of Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds | YubaNet

Yubanet - 2019-11-05 03:44

The Guardian: Trump’s Syria withdrawal is « a nightmare and completely predictable »

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-04 22:09
The French philosopher condemns Trump for withdrawing troops: ‘I don’t know which of his justifications is more stupid’. As Congress joined the widespread condemnation of Donald Trump’s withdrawal of US forces from northern Syria and exposed the Kurds liv ...

NBC News: Trump’s Syria pullout follows years of Kurdish struggle

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-04 22:09
Justice for Kurds Student Ambassador, Shivan Fazil, quoted on NBC News: “They really did feel that this time, they should not be abandoned and betrayed,” political analyst Shivan Fazil said. — The Kurdish expression “No friends but the mountains” has beco ...

The US and the Kurds – from being welcomed to being rejected with stones - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-04 21:07

How Syria’s last rebels are being destroyed in Turkey’s operation - analysis

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-04 19:54
The bizarre tragedy of the ‘revolutionaries’ who once fought Assad – now being sent to attack Kurds in eastern Syria – has played out over many years. ...

'We could be blind': Syria pullout may result in loss of intelligence from the Kurds

Yahoo - 2019-11-04 19:05

This Isn’t the First Time the United States Has Abandoned the Kurds - In These Times

Inthesetimes - 2019-11-04 19:05

UN’s Open Support of Turkey’s Genocide of Kurds

Hawzhin Press - 2019-11-04 18:24
Why are damning evidence of white phosphorus use by Turkey on civilians of Rojava degrading in refrigerators in Iraq because the international investigators refused to even investigate? The post UN’s Open Support of Turkey’s Genocide of Kurds appeared fi ...

The hidden history behind why Trump has abandoned the Kurds – Raw Story

Rawstory - 2019-11-04 17:00

Jews and Syriac Christians fear the U.S. will abandon them like the Kurds | Opinion - pennlive.com

Pennlive - 2019-11-04 16:34

What the US withdrawal has cost the Kurds

Irishtimes - 2019-11-04 10:43

Turkey’s Kurds choose silence to survive in face of Erdogan’s crackdown | World | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-11-04 03:08

As Trump abandons Kurds, Israel questions his dependability, fearing Iran sees an opening | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-11-04 00:45

Sisters in Arms, a film by Caroline Fourest, comes to New York

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-04 00:35
Two days following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghadi, Justice for Kurds and Tina Brown hosted a private screening of Caroline Fourest’s first film: Sisters in Arms at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Caroline Fourest, a French journalist, essayis ...

They started the US war against ISIS. Now they have an important message for Trump on abandoning the Kurds - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-11-04 00:17

A History of Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds | History News Network

HNN - 2019-11-03 23:42

Explained: Who are the Kurds, and why is Turkey attacking them in Syria | Explained News, The Indian Express

Indianexpress - 2019-11-03 22:23

Did US betray Kurdish allies or is the story actually worse, a calculated attempt to replace SDF with Turkey, regardless the costs on the ground

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-03 22:18
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN The more I read about the “US betrayed Kurds,” I don’t think it’s betrayal; I think it was calculated primarily at the State Department by Pompeo […] ...

A History of Why Trump Abandoned the Kurds | History News Network

Historynewsnetwork - 2019-11-03 21:19

What the U.S. withdrawal has cost the Kurds

Irishtimes - 2019-11-03 17:22

Letters to the Editor — Readers ask why the U.S. left Syria and abandoned the Kurds

Dallasnews - 2019-11-03 11:06

World Rojava Day celebrated in Glasgow, Helsinki and Graz

ANF - 2019-11-03 09:53
The Kurds and their friends organised demos and marches in Glasgow, Helsinki and Graz to mark World Rojava Day. ...

Why the Kurds remain genuine friends of the West

Rûdaw - 2019-11-03 06:28

The American Interest: The Death of Al-Baghdadi—and the Birth of a Tragedy

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-03 00:04
Washington. Middle East Institute. October 24. New York. Screening room at the New York Times. October 26. On both occasions, showings of Peshmerga, my 2016 war documentary, presented under the auspices of Justice for Kurds, the American NGO that I founde ...

Syria: U-turn over investigation into ‘white phosphorus injuries’ after Turkey’s clash with Kurds | World | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-11-02 23:23

Car bomb explodes in Syrian town captured by Turkey from Kurds | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-02 21:41

UN open to Turkish plan for northern Syria as 300,000 Kurds forced out

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-02 20:02
It now appears that NATO, the UN, Russia and other world powers will work to prevent the return of people who fled Turkey’s offensive and to settle others in their place. ...

Letters to the Editor - Kurds, Syria, Trump supporters, U.S. troops, Vietnam veterans, Texas Wall

Dallasnews - 2019-11-02 12:44

Paris attack survivors: Protect Kurds as they protected the world

ANF - 2019-11-02 11:15
Survivors of the Paris attacks on 13 November 2015 called on the international community to protect the Kurds. ...

Action to boycott tourism in Turkey held in Uppsala

ANF - 2019-11-02 09:05
Kurds and their friends living in Uppsala, Sweden, promoted an action in front of a tourism office in the city center to boycott holidaying in Turkey. ...
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