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Syria - U.S. Traps Itself , Commits to Occupation, Helps to Sustain the Astana Agreement

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


US Backing of SDF Border Guards Could Prolong Syria War for Years

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


Conflict among world powers a growing concern, World Economic Forum expersts say

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

Kurds are Ready to Fight Turkish Forces

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


3,000 civilians return to Deir Ezzor

Hundreds of families returned to their homes in eastern Deir Ezzor. According to local sources, it became possible due to the Syrian Army’s successful military operation against ISIS terrorists. 56 more words


After they fled from war, this Chicago family is now helping other refugees find their place

In an exclusive interview with The Chicago Tribune, we got to know the brave story of Ahlam Al-Jebory. The moment when she finally felt free was not after kidnappers released her in Baghdad or when she walked out of a Syrian prison. 1.018 more words


The US established an air base for Kurds in northern Syria

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