Photo of the Day: Kurdish sisters Siti (L), 54, and Qumri Youssef, 50, weave carpets with a traditional loom inherited from their ancestors, at home in Kerzero (Tall Adas) village, in the countryside of Rumaylan in Syria's Kurdish-controlled northeastern…
Catch up with our podcast series I’m Not A Monster about how an American family ended up in the heart of ISIS. Episodes 5 and 6 are out now – @AlexeiBaker has tracked down the family being held by a Kurdish militia in Syria.
#NEW 📌Turkey's nationalists threaten AKP alliance with calls to ban pro-Kurdish party - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East
Read the fine print: Turkey gets Syrian Kurd land he’s wanted for years. Kurdish fighters have to disarm and get out. Russia gains influence. ISIS does what it wants. Trump cancels sanctions on Turkey. Art of the deal!!! If you are Erdogan
A sr military official told me US special forces troops distraught, upset, morally disturbed by having to tell their kurdish allies in Syria that, because of orders, their promises of defense won’t be kept.