Top U.S. official pays secret visit to northern Syria

February 25, 2017 0

General Joseph L. Votel, head of the United States Central Command, met with officials from the U.S.-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) during a secret visit to northern Syrian on Friday (February 24), SDF spokesman Talal […]


Pro-Kurdish HDP appoints Urfa MP Baydemir as new spokesperson

February 24, 2017 0

ANKARA – Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Central Executive Committee met in early Friday at party’s headquarters in Ankara. The committee had the referendum and Co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ being stripped of her parliamentary status on […]


Michael Rubin: US must clarify position on Syrian Kurds

February 23, 2017 0

Syria’s Kurds—specifically the People’s Protection Units (YPG)—have been the most successful group to fight the Islamic State in Syria. They have also done the most to save and rescue the Yezidis after that religious minority […]

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