• Monday, Jan 27, 2020
  • Last Update : 11:40 am
An evolving anxiety

An evolving anxiety

Opinion

Sun, Oct 27 2019

The Turkish assault is not likely to be over very soon 

More Russian military police arrive...

More Russian military police arrive...

Uncategorized

Sat, Oct 26 2019

The deal, reached on Tuesday by Presidents Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, requires that Russian military...

US to strengthen troop presence near...

US to strengthen troop presence near...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 26 2019

Trump has been softening his pullout plans for Syria after a backlash from Congress, including among...

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violations,...

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violations,...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 25 2019

Under the plan, agreed by presidents Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, Syrian Kurdish forces are to...

What choice do the Kurds have?

What choice do the Kurds have?

Anik Kabir

Sat, Oct 19 2019

The Turkish invasion has pushed them into a corner

Syria Kurds defend key town as Turkey...

Syria Kurds defend key town as Turkey...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Since launching their assault on October 9, Turkish-backed forces have secured more than 100km of...

Infographic: Syrian army moves to confront...

Infographic: Syrian army moves to confront...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Syrian government troops have moved into a series of towns and villages in northern Syria, setting up...

Turkey intensifies Syrian campaign sparking...

Turkey intensifies Syrian campaign sparking...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 12 2019

The Kurds, who recaptured swathes of northeastern Syria from Islamic State with the backing of the United...

Infographic: Turkey ready to create...

Infographic: Turkey ready to create...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 16 2019

January 15, 2019 - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that his troops will create a 32km-wide...

Trump threatens Turkey with economic...

Trump threatens Turkey with economic...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 14 2019

Relations between the two Nato allies have been strained over US backing for the Kurdish YPG

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit;...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit;...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Trump said he had never set a reported four-month timetable for the withdrawal of 2,000 American troops...

US flag flies in Syria's Manbij despite...

US flag flies in Syria's Manbij despite...

World

Mon, Dec 31 2018

The unexpected US pullout announcement left Syria's Kurds scrambling to find a new ally in the Damascus...

Turkey says Syrian Kurdish militants...

Turkey says Syrian Kurdish militants...

World

Thu, Dec 20 2018

Trump's decision to pull out completely was confirmed by US officials and is expected in the coming...

Germany on alert for possible attacks...

Germany on alert for possible attacks...

Europe

Tue, Mar 13 2018

The PKK has been banned in Germany since 1993, but it remains active, with nearly 14,000 followers among...

Qatar backs Turkey's military action...

Qatar backs Turkey's military action...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 23 2018

Turkey views the YPG as a terror group and an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has...

In Syria, Russia securing position as...

In Syria, Russia securing position as...

World Tribune

Sun, Dec 17 2017

Anti-Assad rebels still cling to patches of territory: a corner of the northwest at the Turkish border,...

Iraqi court rules Kurdish independence...

Iraqi court rules Kurdish independence...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 21 2017

The court is responsible for settling disputes between Iraq’s central government and its regions, including...

Iraqi PM demands Kurds cancel secession...

Iraqi PM demands Kurds cancel secession...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 26 2017

Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday the Kurdish offer to suspend the push for...

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk...

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 21 2017

The Iraqi central government forces have advanced into Kirkuk province largely unopposed as most Peshmerga...

Baghdad says mission accomplished in...

Baghdad says mission accomplished in...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 18 2017

The 48-hour operation saw Kurdish forces almost entirely confined to their longstanding three-province...

Kurds abandon territory in the face...

Kurds abandon territory in the face...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 17 2017

The fighting in one of Iraq's main oil-producing areas has helped return a risk premium to oil...