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By Nabhi Bulos DAMASCUS (LA Times) — Linda Bitar sat up in her chair behind a pair of timpani and took a deep breath as the swell of the violins reached a climax. “Ihkili, Ihkili, aan baladi ihkili,” she sang, the lilt of[...]

By Cengiz Candar Soon after the insurgency in Syria got underway, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed his sensitivity about Aleppo for the first time. Around midnight on March 29, 2011, we were on board his aircraft flying back to[...]

BRUSSELS (Reuters) — U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday sought to dispel concerns that the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump could strike a deal with Russia over Syria, saying he would welcome it if Washington increased its[...]

RAQQA (DW) — Turkey has issued arrest warrants for the leader of the main Syrian Kurdish party (PYD) allied with the western anti-“Islamic State” coalition. Ankara accuses the PYD of ties to Kurdish guerillas in[...]