Kurds


Czech Court Orders Release of Syrian Kurd Leader

A Czech court ruled on Tuesday that former Syrian Kurdish PYD leader Saleh Muslim be released, despite Turkey’s call for his detention pending an extradition request. Muslim formerly headed the…

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Pro-Assad Militias to Enter Syria’s Afrin

Militias allied to the Syrian government will enter the Afrin region within hours, state media reported on Monday, after a reported deal to help Kurdish forces repel a Turkish assault.…

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Kurdish Doctors Report Suspected Turkish Gas Attack in Syria

Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria’s state-run…

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U.S. Tells Anti-IS Coalition to ‘Keep Eyes on Prize’

The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State terror group is losing sight of the prime objective, pressed its partners on…

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