Turkey demands Kurds to withdraw from border area in Syria by tonight

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 01:05 GMT

Turkey demanded Kurdish fighters to withdraw from the border area in Syria by tonight in order to end its offensive in the northeastern parts of the Arab country.

Syria troops fight Turkish forces alongside Kurds: monitor

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 10:35 GMT

The Syrian army deployed alongside Kurdish forces on the front line in northern Syria Wednesday but their newfound cooperation saw no let-up in the week-old Turkish invasion.

Syrian troops enter northeastern town after deal with Kurdish forces: state media

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Syria’s troops have entered a northeastern town, Syrian state media said on Monday.

Turkey arrests German for spreading Kurdish propaganda -Anadolu

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 12:50 GMT

Turkish authorities arrested a German national in southeastern Turkey for allegedly spreading propaganda for Kurdish militants on social media.

Kurdish women fighters film sparks furious Cannes row

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Kurdish women fighters film sparks furious Cannes row.

Trump promises Syria pullout, but sets no end date

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 03:10 GMT

Trump's White House vowed Wednesday that the US mission in Syria would come to a "rapid end" but failed to put a timetable on an eventual withdrawal.

Regime forces advance in Syria's battered Ghouta

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Government forces intensified fighting Saturday inside Syria's Eastern Ghouta.

'More civilians killed' as Turkey pursues Syria campaign

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 02:08 GMT

Clashes and air strikes again hit Syria's border region of Afrin on Monday, with new civilian casualties reported as Turkey pursued an offensive against Kurdish forces.

Turkish border town hit by rockets, 13 wounded

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 06:49 GMT

Two rockets fired from the Syrian region of Afrin struck the Turkish border town of Kilis on Wednesday

Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 02:59 GMT

Syria said its air defense would shoot down any Turkish jets that carry out attacks within Syria

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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 08:28 GMT

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Opposition groups quit Iraqi Kurdish government over protests

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 09:33 GMT

Opposition groups quit the government of Iraq’s Kurdish region on Wednesday in protest at violent unrest in.

Kurdish-led Syrian groups plan to attend Sochi talks

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 11:35 GMT

Kurdish-led Syrian groups plan to attend Russia's proposed Syria peace talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Kurdish officials have said.

Three killed, 80 wounded in protests in Iraqi Kurdish town

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 04:51 GMT

Three people were killed and 80 wounded during protests in the Iraqi Kurdish town of Ranya on Tuesday, local government officials said.

Kurdish authorities say Iraq forces preparing fresh attack

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 11:10 GMT

Iraqi forces are preparing a fresh attack on Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of northern Iraq said.

Turkish court remands pro-Kurdish co-leader in jail

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 03:30 GMT

The co-leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) was remanded in jail on Thursday until the next hearing in his trial in February.

Iraq accused of violating due process for ISIS suspects

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 03:51 GMT

Iraqi federal and Kurdish regional judiciaries are violating the rights of Islamic State suspects with flawed trials.

Mattis eyes moving away from arming Syrian Kurdish fighters

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 07:18 GMT

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that as offensive operations against Islamic State in Syria entered their final stages.

Syria's Kurds to hold second phase of elections in north

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 04:43 GMT

Elections organized by the Kurdish-led authorities of northern Syria will be held on Dec.1.

Iraqi Supreme Court rules Kurdish referendum "unconstitutional"

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:02 GMT

The Iraqi Federal Court ruled on Monday that the Kurdish independence referendum which was held on September 25 is "unconstitutional" and therefore its results are null.