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Kurds: Peshmerga target Mosul in advance on ISIS territory

Kurds: Peshmerga target Mosul in advance on ISIS territory

"I am very happy to help liberate these villages today, because they are Kurds like us. After we liberate the village they can return and we will guard them too"

29 May 2016

Opinion: 1

US-backed Syrian Forces Advance Toward IS Capital

US-backed Syrian Forces Advance Toward IS Capital

“In some areas they just retreat, and in other areas they stay to fight… But we have killed dozens of them so far”

28 May 2016

Opinion: 1

The Kurdish Phoenix

The Kurdish Phoenix

It remains to be seen whether the Kurds will maintain their internal unity and cooperation with other Iraqi and international participants, and will continue to enjoy their friendly and secular image in the eyes of Western audiences.

28 April 2016

by Danny Orbach

Why A Kurdish Enclave in Syria Is a Very Bad Idea

Why A Kurdish Enclave in Syria Is a Very Bad Idea

A few simple reasons why PYD/YPG claims to federal autonomy and attempts to annex Syrian land are illegitimate, undemocratic, and could lead to genocide.

06 April 2016

by Maram Susli

WHY SHOULD THE KURDS HAVE A FEDERAL REGION IN SYRIA?

WHY SHOULD THE KURDS HAVE A FEDERAL REGION IN SYRIA?

Syrian Kurds declared federal region in Northern Syria. Here are a few simple reasons of why the Kurds should have an autonomous state in Syria.

01 April 2016

by Miray Aslan

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Obama turns down one-on-one meeting with Erdogan at nuclear summit, reflecting concerns about key ally’s crackdowns on dissent, Kurdish insurgents

28 March 2016

Opinion: 1

Did Erdogan’s War Against Kurds Reach Brussels?

Did Erdogan’s War Against Kurds Reach Brussels?

Erdogan`s method of using the media and TV to brainwash people, and of using Islamism and extreme nationalism,  is working for now. He also succeeded in putting fear into the hearts of the Europeans.

23 March 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Kurdish Federal Autonomy in Northern Syria: A Triple Challenge

Kurdish Federal Autonomy in Northern Syria: A Triple Challenge

With Russia pulling out of Syria in Putin’s latest chess move, things are expected not to calm down but to intensify

19 March 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Syrian Kurds Set to Declare Autonomous Federal Region in Syria

Syrian Kurds Set to Declare Autonomous Federal Region in Syria

Kurdish leaders say they plan to declare an autonomous federal region for the areas they control in the northern part of the country

16 March 2016

Two female militants attack Turkish police on a street in broad daylight

Two female militants attack Turkish police on a street in broad daylight

Wearing everyday clothes and appearing generally unremarkable, two women pulled automatic weapons out of their bags and started shooting at the police bus

03 March 2016

Opinion: 1

THE ROASTED "TURKEY" SANDWICH

THE ROASTED "TURKEY" SANDWICH

Turkey's Syrian strategy based on ousting Assad and the fall of Kobane had failed. Turkey got stuck between Russia and US/Russian-supported YPG

16 February 2016

by Miray Aslan

THE SULTAN HAS NO CLOTHES

THE SULTAN HAS NO CLOTHES

A new fairy tale which was written by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's team!

15 February 2016

by Miray Aslan

US has an airbase in Syria with Kurdish help, says will work with Turkey to aid terrorists in Syria

US has an airbase in Syria with Kurdish help, says will work with Turkey to aid terrorists in Syria

The Kurds in Syria are not easy to deal with and have their own interests, but in war one has to also work with unreliable partners since any vacuum will be taken over by the other side.

26 January 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

THE REFUGEES AND THE KURDS

THE REFUGEES AND THE KURDS

Why is EU turning a blind eye to Turkey's human rights violations?

25 January 2016

by Miray Aslan

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