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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 […]

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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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John McCain Makes Secret Trip to Syrian Kurdistan

February 22, 2017 0

WASHINGTON—Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) secretly traveled to northern Syria last weekend to speak with American military officials and Kurdish fighters at the forefront of the push to drive Islamic State out of their de facto […]

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Canada to welcome 1,200 Yazidi refugees from Kurdistan

February 22, 2017 0

Ottawa (AFP) – Canada will resettle 1,200 Yezidi refugees who faced persecution by the Islamic State group, the immigration minister said Tuesday. Some 400 have already been airlifted to this country. “Our operation is under […]

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