Topic: Kurds

By Kareem Fahim and Sarah Dadouch ISTANBUL (Washington Post) — Russia agreed on Tuesday, October 22, to help remove Syrian Kurdish fighters from a large swath of Turkey’s southern border, giving its blessing to a Turkish military[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia condemned the Turkish invasion of Syria, according to a message from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, released on October 10. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan also called on the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On October 15 the Kurdish community representatives held a rally outside the US Embassy in Yerevan. The Kurdish community of Armenia condemns the indifference of superpowers towards the ongoing Turkish aggressive[...]

By Fazel Hawramy ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Rudaw.net) – The United Nations Human Rights Office said Tuesday, October 15,  that Turkey could be held accountable for possible war crimes, including the execution of captives and a female[...]

By David L. Phillips President Donald J. Trump succumbed to Turkey’s demand for a “safe zone” in North and East Syria, announcing overnight that the US is pulling back forces that have served as a trip wire deterring Turkey’s[...]

By Helene Cooper and Eric Schmitt WASHINGTON (New York Times) — For nine months, the Pentagon played down the presence of its 1,000 troops in Syria, hoping that President Trump would not focus on the extent to which the American[...]

The Syrian war, which has dragged on for eight years, causing two million casualties and many more refugees, was not fought to determine the plight of the Kurds living in Syria. Many more complicated issues were involved and various other[...]

By Matthew Lee RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump‘s threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey‘s economy if it attacks US-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria[...]

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey denounced on January 8, the White House national security adviser John R. Bolton for comments he made ahead of his arrival in the Turkish capital and[...]

ISTANBUL (news.am) — A Turkish court on September 11 sentenced former Van mayor and several Kurdish activists to six to nine years in prison. Even though the attornies of former mayor of Van, Bekir Kaya, had asked the court to acquit[...]