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World  /  Published 27.01.22

Kurd militia seizes IS prison

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) regained full control of al-Sina'a prison in Syria's northeastern city of Hasaka on Wednesday, spokesman Farhad Shami said in a tweet, and all re...
By Reuters in Amman

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

What was there in Erdogan's dustbin?

Less than a fortnight ago, here’s what was recovered from the waste bin of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan — a letter. The missive contained the exhortation: “Don’t be a tough gu...
By Upala Sen

World  /  Published 14.10.19

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war.Defense secretary M...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 07.10.19

US troops start pullout from along Turkey's border in Syria

US-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria say American troops have begun withdrawing from areas along Turkey's border.This comes hours after the White House said US forces in northeastern Syria will move ...
By AP in Beirut

World  /  Published 15.10.19

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Ankara began after Trump a...
By AP in Washington

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World  /  Published 16.03.19

8 years after Syria war, stories of loss and hope

War is personal. And in Syria, after eight years of a grinding conflict, there are as many stories of loss, dispossession and desperate hope as there are people.What started as peaceful protests in 20...
By AP in Baghouz (Syria)

World  /  Published 28.12.18

Syria military takes control of Kurdish-led town

Syria's military announced on Friday that it has taken control of the flash-point Kurdish-held town of Manbij, where Turkey has threatened an offensive.The announcement was quickly welcomed by the Kre...
By AP in Beirut

World  /  Published 09.10.19

Kurds mobilise in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack

Warning of a 'humanitarian catastrophe,' Syrian Kurdish forces who are allied with the United States issued a 'general mobilization' call on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, along the border with Turk...
By AP in Beirut

World  /  Published 12.11.19

Turkey starts returning IS fighters

Turkey on Monday deported citizens of the United States and Denmark who fought for the Islamic State and made plans to expel other foreign nationals as the government began a new push to send back cap...
By AP in Ankara

World  /  Published 19.12.18

Donald Trump orders full Syria pullout

President Trump has ordered a rapid withdrawal of all 2,000 US ground troops from Syria within 30 days, declaring the four-year American-led war against the Islamic State as largely won, officials sai...
By Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt and Mark Landler / New York Times News Service in Washington


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