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Applying the ‘Bosnian model’ to Syria’s crisis

As Russia and the United States are holding back-channel talks over de-escalation zones in southern Syria, there’s a larger question of whether the two countries might broker an ultimate peace … Continue reading

2017-06-10 · Leave a comment

World Heritage Watch report on the destruction of Sur

A new report has been released by the World Heritage Watch on the destruction of large parts of the 7000 years old city (Suriçi) of Amed (Diyarbakir) in North Kurdistan … Continue reading

2017-06-10 · Leave a comment

Shiite Hashd sweeps PKK group from Shingal region

DUHOK, Kurdistan Region — The Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi forces have expelled armed groups affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in areas south of Shingal (Sinjar) following a wide-range operation … Continue reading

2017-06-07 · Leave a comment

see the latest image of destroyed Kurdish district of Sur in Amed of North Kurdistan

SUR (southeastern Turkey) — Latest drone shot shows the continued demolition of UNESCO heritage site Sur following long Turk military ops. Two more neighborhoods are being demolished. The government shut … Continue reading

2017-06-05 · Leave a comment

Kurdish cantons in northern Syria already linked

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey — “Can the three Kurdish cantons declared by the Democratic Union Party [PYD] in northern Syria be considered de facto united?” is the question of the day in northern … Continue reading

2017-06-03 · Leave a comment

Syria’s Kurds Are Not the PKK

FP: Amid the war against the Islamic State, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is bombing our villages and soldiers on an entirely false pretense. BY ALDAR KHALIL MAY 15, 2017 … Continue reading

2017-06-03 · Leave a comment

Once We Beat ISIS, Don’t Abandon Us

The Opinion Pages | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR By SINAM MOHAMAD MAY 11, 2017 AMUDA, Syria — At long last, those of us struggling to maintain a fledgling democracy in Northern Syria … Continue reading

2017-06-03 · Leave a comment