Qamishli

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Syrian army and Kurdish fighters fought separate battles with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group on Monday in a strategic area near the...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Updated at 6:43 pm (GMT+2): Iraq has recaptured roughly a third of its territory from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), US Secretary of...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Ahmad Hassan
The Kurds of Syria are not only located in the northeast of the country. Historically, significant numbers gradually moved to the northwest near...
Saturday, November 30, 2013
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Youssef Sheikho
Turkey continues to support armed Islamist groups in their campaign against Kurdish militias along Syria’s northern front. Yet the growing body count...
Monday, September 23, 2013
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Youssef Sheikho
Qamishli – Amidst the escalation in fighting between Islamist extremists and Kurds on more than one front, the Kurdish National Council in Syria...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
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Youssef Sheikho
In northeastern Syria, Kurdish militias battle with both regime and opposition forces outside the Kurdish city of Qamishli.
Friday, April 19, 2013
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Youssef Sheikho
Qamishli – Several days ago, the Popular Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia in Syria, declared that it had seized three cities with adjoining...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Marah Mashi
The armed Syrian opposition is moving forward with its plan to establish a buffer zone along the border with Turkey, as refugees from the towns of...
Friday, November 16, 2012
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Basheer al-Baker
Syria’s Kurds have played a prominent role in the protest movement despite the boon of a Presidential decree granting citizenship to over 100,000 of...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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