Neues Deutschland – Amnestie in Rojava

Original Article by Von Sebastian Bähr, Neues Deutschland, 16 October 2020 Die Autonomieverwaltung Nord- und Ostsyriens hat eine umfassende Amnestie für inhaftierte Unterstützer des »Islamischen Staates« (IS) sowie für ihre Familien…

Providence – The Untold Story of Syrian Kurdish Christians

Original Article by Nadine Maenza and David Alton, Providence, 12 October 2020 “We feel forgotten and abandoned sometimes. The world does not know much about the challenges and difficulties that face us. All countries in the region do…

Globalist – Rapimenti, stupri, torture: così Erdogan combatte le partigiane curde

Original Article by Umberto De Giovannageli, Globablist, 11 October 2020 Un anno fa erano le eroine da “esibire” nei salotti mediatici o sulle copertine di riviste patinate. Per la loro bellezza, prim’ancora che per la loro determinazione…

Haaretz – The World Celebrated Kurdish Women’s Fight Against ISIS. Now It’s Silent as They’re Raped and Tortured

Original Article by Shaina Oppenheimer, Haaretz, 10 October 2020 A year has passed since Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf was murdered along a highway in northeastern Syria, the 34-year-old dragged by her hair, beaten and shot to death by…

Fox News – Assad’s future and the Syrian Civil War could hinge on the US presidential election

Original Article by Hollie McKay, Fox News, 02 October 2020 For almost 10 years, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has presided over a country that has been brought bitterly to its knees. More than half a million people have died…

France24 – Kurds to allow IS-linked Syria families to quit Al-Hol camp

Original Article by AFP, France24, 06 October 2020 Syria's Kurds are to allow thousands of Syrians including families of Islamic State group fighters to leave a squalid and over-populated camp they run, a top official said Monday. Remaining…

Fair Observer – How the US Can Win Back Clout in Syria

Original Article by Steven Terner, Fair Observer, 06 October 2020 The humanitarian crisis in northeastern Syria is well documented. Nonetheless, despite the devastation that has occurred and the likely peril that is soon to come, pleas from…

National Interest – A Clash with Turkey Is Becoming Inevitable

Original Article by Michael Rubin, National Interest, 05 October 2020 Late last month, Mike Pompeo became the first secretary of State to visit Greece twice. While his initial remarks sought de-escalation, the reality is only one side is…

Washington Post – Kurdish-led zone vows to release Syrians from detention camp for ISIS families

Original Article by Louisa Loveluck, Washington Post, 05 October 2020 BEIRUT — Authorities in northeastern Syria said Monday that they were preparing to release thousands of Syrian families from a detention camp holding civilians displaced…

France24 – Syrie : des prisonnières affiliées à l’EI tentent de s’évader avec des enfants dans un camion-citerne

Original Article by Fatma Ben Hamad, France24, 22 September 2020 Dans cette vidéo diffusée le 11 septembre par une page d'informations locales sur Facebook, un camion-citerne est arrêté par des combattantes syriennes kurdes des Forces…