The Trump administration policy in Syria is finally coming into daylight. It has decided to permanently separate north-east of Syria from the rest of Syria with the rather comical idea that this will keep Iranian influence out of Syria and give the U.S. 1.459 more words
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The US may think a new strategy backing the Kurds in Syria with 30,000 border guards will settle old scores. In fact, it might push Turkey’s relations with Russia beyond breaking point. 1.177 more words
AP | Published — Wednesday 17 January 2018
World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attends a press conference ahead of the WEF 2018 Annual Meeting. 496 more words
Turkey began its first wave of artillery fire targeting Kurdish fighters in Afrin, Syria on Tuesday night.
In this regard, in an interview published Tuesday with Kurdish news agency ANF, YPG chief Sipan Hemo said his forces stood “ready” to defend those towns against a Turkish assault. 69 more words
Lebanese sources report that the Americans secretly built an airbase to protect the Kurds from attacks by Turkish planes.
According to reports in the Lebanese newspaper Al-Diyar, the base was built to help the Kurds consolidate their hold on Kurdish territory in the northeast of Syria and protect them from Turkish aircraft attacks. 162 more words