Tag: Kurds

Eight killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled northeast Syria

Eight people were killed when a bomb exploded on Sunday in an area of northeast Syria controlled by Turkish troops and their...

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border...

Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire,...

Russia says Syrian Kurd forces pulling back from Turkish border

Kurdish forces have begun withdrawing from areas near the Turkish frontier in Syria, Russia's deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on...

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey...

Malta needs to defend the Kurds – PD

Partit Demokratiku (PD) stands up in solidarity with the people of the Kurdish territory of Rojava and is asking the Maltese authorities to do...

Turkey arrests 24 over criticism of Syria offensive – news agency

 Turkish authorities have arrested 24 people for spreading "black propaganda" on social media about Ankara's military operation in Syria, the state-run Anadolu...

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that...

Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats

Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held...

Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town

Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a...

Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat

Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back...