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U.S. and Turkey Agree on Kurds’ Withdrawal From Syrian Town

Kurdistan News - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 03:28
Turkey objected to the presence of U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the city of Manbij. Turkey threatened to invade the city in January.
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After Months of Acrimony, Baghdad Strikes Deal With Kurds

Kurdistan News - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:00
Since Iraq’s Kurds voted for independence last fall, relations with Baghdad have been strained. A new agreement signals warmer ties.
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Drawn to a Cause, British Woman Dies Fighting Alongside Kurds in Syria

Kurdistan News - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:23
Anna Campbell, 26, was the eighth Briton, and the first British woman, to be killed fighting for Kurdish-led forces in Syria’s civil war.
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Syrian Rebels, Backed by Turkey, Seize Control of Afrin

Kurdistan News - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 17:08
The city in the Syrian enclave was the target of a two-month military operation against Kurdish militias. Tens of thousands of civilians evacuated as its fall neared.
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On the Road in Syria, Where Covering the War Is a Paper Chase

Kurdistan News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 16:55
The Kurds may not have an actual state in what they call Rojava, northern Syria, but they have plenty of bureaucracy.
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Syrian Kurds: U.S. Allies, but Followers of Leader Jailed as Terrorist

Kurdistan News - Sat, 03/10/2018 - 23:09
The Syrian Democratic Forces, military allies of the United States, are dominated by Kurdish units that revere Abdullah Ocalan, imprisoned on terrorism charges in Turkey.
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Turkish Warplanes Said to Kill 40 Pro-Government Fighters in Syria

Kurdistan News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 18:16
Warplanes struck Afrin for the third time in two days as Turkey’s assault on Kurdish forces in Syria has also targeted forces loyal to Assad.
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