Thursday, 21 June , 2018

Kurds

US moves to soothe Turkey, endangering ties with Kurdish allies

The Trump administration has told Turkey it will move to rein in Kurdish fighters that have been the backbone of the US campaign against...

A Lavrio, un camp d’exilé.e.s kurdes auto-géré

Mars 2, 2018 Un reportage effectué à Lavrio, à 60 km environ au sud-est d’Athènes, en décembre 2017, lors d’une longue halte dans un camp...

5 pays se seraient accordés sur le découpage du Proche-Orient lors...

28.02.2018 Tandis qu’une «réunion secrète» d’un groupe de cinq pays sur l’avenir de la région proche-orientale a été évoquée par certains médias, l’ex-ambassadeur turc à...

Assad in Afrin: Possible ramifications of Damascus’ deployment

By Paul Iddon 22/2/2018 On Tuesday, pro-Syrian government forces, also known as Syrian National Defense Forces (NDF), arrived in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin following calls...

Syria: The Tillerson ploy yields first results

Turkey denies reports Syria will help YPG in Afrin Turkey says reports Syrian army will aid Kurdish YPG in Afrin are false, adding such a...

Middle East: The unending War

'What We Are Seeing is the Collapse of the Attempt to Destroy Syria' 14.02.2018 Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would not accept any...

Instead of Turning East, Turkey is Going It Alone

By Nick Danforth February 13, 2018 Since Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in late 2002, there’s been talk about the...

“Russians killed” in major US Syria strike

Many are feared dead in a US strike on a government base in Deir el-Zor province 14/02/2018 Russian media say an unknown number of private Russian...

Lavrov: US want to stay in Syria

Russia does not rule out that the United States intends to stay in Syria for a long time, if not forever, Lavrov says February 13,...

Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria runs into problems: mountains...

By Louisa Loveluck and Zakaria Zakaria Washington Post February 10, 2018 ANTAKYA, Turkey — A Turkish offensive against Kurdish fighters has bogged down in the mountains and...