Category: Kurdish

“Donald Trump drops CIA programme in Syria”

Donald Trump has decided to halt the CIA’s covert programme to equip and train moderate rebels fighting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in a move likely to be welcomed by Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The CIA programme began in 2013 as part of Barack Obama’s support for the overthrow of Assad but met with little success, two […]

U.S. shoots down Iranian drone in reckless race to Raqqa

US special forces wear Kurdish badges The U.S. coalition against Syria was initiated as an indirect attack on Iran. It is the policy stated by former CIA director James Woolsey; Diminish allies of Iran before war with Iran, presumably to reduce the blowback from US/Israeli strikes on Iran. One way the U.S. sees as an […]

Mission creep: ‘US UK getting sucked into Syrian hot war’

The presence of British, as well as American forces in Syria, is indisputably illegal under international law; this is an act of aggression no matter what the reason given by the US-led coalition, political commentators told RT. The US-led coalition carried out a bombing raid against forces fighting for the Syrian government in the south […]

“Trump and Putin agree to seek Syria cease-fire”

President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia agreed on Tuesday to work together to broker a cease-fire in Syria, as they sought to move past weeks of tension after a chemical attack on Syrian civilians and a retaliatory American cruise missile strike. In their first telephone conversation since the rupture in relations last […]

U.S. attacked Syria’s main base in fight against terrorists

The United States attacked the Syrian army’s main command center in the fight against terrorists of the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia), Political and Media Adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Bouthaina Shaaban told the Al-Mayadeen TV channel. According to her, “those who took such step should be put on par with terrorists.” […]

Arrival of U.S. troops intensifies struggle for influence in Syria

US forces have rolled into northern Syria to keep the peace between two allies that have fought each other for a week, further complicating Washington’s battle against Islamic State and underscoring a messy regional struggle for influence across what remains of the ravaged north. Armoured trucks conspicuously flying large US flags arrived on Tuesday in […]

Kurdish militant group says it carried out Istanbul bombings

A shadowy Kurdish militant group has claimed responsibility for a pair of bombings that killed dozens of people outside a stadium in central Istanbul on Saturday night, escalating an already bloody conflict between Kurdish separatists and the Turkish state. The little-known Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) — which seeks autonomy for Turkey’s ethnic Kurds and opposes […]

UK position on Syria unchanged will continue to aid al-Qaeda

The corprate media picked up on the British NATO veteran Sir Richard Shirreff, calling for UK troops on the ground in Syria, & then the controlled opposition figure; British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, rejects UK involvement in a Syrian no-fly zone, this I think is designed to appease those concerned about needless conflict with Russia, […]

Kurds attack Syrians; Syria responds; US makes threats

Kurdish fighters seen during clashes with pro-Syrian forces in Hasakah city. Kurdish forces have driven out thousands of non-Kurdish civilians from areas they have captured from ISIS. An indication that Kurds have no desire to be Syrian. Kurdish actions are not to liberate Syria but to capture territory for Kurds, under the guise of fighting […]

Syria: Deadly ISIS blast rocks Kurdish city of Qamishli

At least 40 people are reported killed and more than 100 others injured in a twin bomb attack in the Gharbi neighborhood of the Kurdish city of Qamishli in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), according to Syrian state TV. The bombing is said to have targeted a neighborhood that is home to offices of the Democratic Union […]

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