IRAQI Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani defended his calling of an independence referendum against Baghdad’s wishes in a Washington Post article on Wednesday.
The president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) claimed the September 25 vote would “not alter the borders of...
Friday 30th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
A BARBER in Lincoln has defended his decision to name his shop after Kurdish forces fighting in Syria following a mixed reaction on social media.
Owner Haji Salih gave his business the name YPG Barbers after the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, who make up the majority of the...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE United States will continue arming Syrian Kurdish separatists after the defeat of Isis, Defence Secretary James Mattis said yesterday.
His comments to reporters travelling with him to Germany for tomorrow’s summit of Nato defence ministers contradict his Turkish counterpart,...
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Iranian-backed force ready to cross into Syria
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
In 2015 in Cizre, Turkey, around 189 men, women and children were trapped for weeks in three basements without water, food or medical aid before they were burned alive. STEVE SWEENEY met some of the relatives
Saturday 20th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
HUNDREDS were expected at the Turkish embassy in London last night for an emergency protest following violent attacks against Kurds by Turkish security forces outside its Washington embassy.
The demonstration was called by the British-based Kurdistan Solidarity Campaign following...
TURKISH presidential bodyguards violently attacked pro-Kurdish protesters in Washington on Tuesday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Donald Trump.
Demonstrators rallied outside the Turkish embassy in the afternoon, some carrying flags of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic...
Thursday 18th May 2017
Steve Sweeney speaks to KIMMIE TAYLOR from the Syrian front lines about the Kurdish prisoners’ hunger strike
TURKEY said yesterday US arms to Syrian Kurdish militia were a “threat” to its security that threatened a “crisis” in Nato.
Washington announced on Tuesday night it would funnel heavy weapons to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the forces dominated by the...
Thursday 11th May 2017
President calls on US to stop backing militias in Syria and Iraq
Monday 1st May 2017