Syrian Kurds, Arabs unite against Islamic State, but post-victory? ‘God knows’

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/1JO4keG

RAQQA, Syria,— The two fighters, one an Arab sniper, the other his Kurdish commander, are each driven by a personal grudge against the Islamic State group. They are working side by side in an elite commando unit of the US-backed forces fighting the militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa. But they have vastly different […]

The post Syrian Kurds, Arabs unite against Islamic State, but post-victory? ‘God knows’ appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more

Advertisements

The danger of Turkish incitement against U.S., Syrian Kurds

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/1JO4keG

Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute An aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to use force to strike at US forces partnering with Syrian Kurdish fighters fighting the Islamic State across the border in Syria. The Washington Times reported: If YPG units and their American military advisers “go too far, our forces would […]

The post The danger of Turkish incitement against U.S., Syrian Kurds appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more

Syrian Kurds, allies approve blueprint for federal system

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/eA8V8J

RMEILAN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies said on Thursday they approved a blueprint for a system of federal government in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria), reaffirming their plans for autonomy in areas they have controlled during the civil war. The blueprint amounts to a constitution, known as the social contract, an official told […]

The post Syrian Kurds, allies approve blueprint for federal system appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more

Syrian Kurds, Tayar al-Khad sign political agreement over Syria’s future

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/eA8V8J

CAIRO,— Rojava Democratic Autonomous Administration and Tayar al-Khad Al-Suri (Morning Wave Movement of Syria) reached an agreement for the political solution of the deepening problems in Syria. In a joint press statement in Egypt, the two sides stated that the revolutionary uprising that had begun in Syria 5 years ago transformed into a civil war […]

The post Syrian Kurds, Tayar al-Khad sign political agreement over Syria’s future appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more

Syrian Kurds, regime army advance on Islamic State northern strongholds

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/1JO4keG

BEIRUT,— Syrian regime troops supported by Russia and US-backed fighters pressed twin offensives against the Islamic State group Monday as pressure built on the jihadists’ northern strongholds in the war-torn country. The advance comes as 17 civilians — nearly half of them children — were killed in air raids on a popular market in eastern […]

The post Syrian Kurds, regime army advance on Islamic State northern strongholds appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more

Syrian Kurds, Assad govt agree to indefinite truce in Qamishlo city

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/1JO4keG

QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish fighters and Syrian government representatives agreed on Friday to an indefinite ceasefire after three days of clashes in the northeastern city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan, Kurdish security forces said. The fighting in the mainly Kurdish city began on Wednesday with a scuffle at a checkpoint and was a rare outbreak […]

The post Syrian Kurds, Assad govt agree to indefinite truce in Qamishlo city appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more