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Analysis: The road to a solution between Athens and Ankara is shorter if it does not pass through Washington.

Russia has resumed evacuations of Russian children from the Al-Hol displacement camp after operations were halted due to Covid-19.

UN, humanitarians reiterate concerns over 'inhumane' Al-Hol camp

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UN, humanitarians reiterate concerns over 'inhumane' Al-Hol camp

Humanitarian groups and the UN have 'expressed alarm at the deteriorating security situation' in the sprawling tent city of Al-Hol.

Syria <em>Kurds</em> release 600 IS-linked prisoners

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Syria Kurds release 600 IS-linked prisoners

Kurdish-led forces controlling northeast Syria freed more than 600 Syrian prisoners detained over links to IS

Istanbul authorities ban Kurdish-language play

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Istanbul authorities ban Kurdish-language play

Turkish authorities banned a Kurdish adaptation of a well-known satirical play over concerns of 'public order', just hours before it was due to ...

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Iraqi Kurds urged to free journalists, activists

Human rights campaigners are calling for a prominent journalist and activist to be released by authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan.

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Syria Kurds transfer foreign families from crowded Al-Hol camp

Kurdish authorities have started to transfer foreign women and their children from an overcrowded camp in northeast Syria.

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Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayor over unrest

The HDP is Turkey's second biggest opposition party, but the government accuses it of being a political front for outlawed Kurdish militants.

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Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

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Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the conflict ...

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Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

Turkish pro-Kurdish MP convicted on terror charge

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Turkish pro-Kurdish MP convicted on terror charge

Remziye Tosun was found guilty of treating wounded Kurdish militants from the outlawed PKK group during a 2015 Turkish army operation in the ...

Syria <em>Kurds</em> transfer some IS-linked foreign families from camp

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Syria Kurds transfer some IS-linked foreign families from camp

Syrian Kurds have transferred the 'least radical' women and children linked to IS to rehabilitation.

Syrian olive trees put down roots in Kurdish Iraq

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Syrian olive trees put down roots in Kurdish Iraq

"On this farm I have 42,000 olive trees, all of which I brought from Afrin when they were three years old"

Nearly 100 shipwrecked migrants rescued off Greek coast

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Nearly 100 shipwrecked migrants rescued off Greek coast

Syrians, Iraqis, Somalis and Kurds were among 100 migrants rescued by Greek coastguards, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

Repeated interruptions to Hasakeh's water supplies have put locals at greater risk of contacting the coronavirus.

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Turkey condemns Biden's criticism of 'autocrat' Erdogan

Turkey has condemned Joe Biden's remarks in which he described President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as an 'autocrat'

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Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

In an interview with a pro-regime news site, Nuwaf Al-Bashir claimed that tribesmen were ready to launch an armed resistance against the SDF.

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

Turkey slams US-approved oil deal with Syrian <em>Kurds</em>

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Turkey slams US-approved oil deal with Syrian Kurds

Turkey has criticised an oil deal between a US firm and Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria.

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Syria regime says Kurdish-US firm deal is 'theft'

The Syrian regime condemned an agreement between Kurdish-led forces in the country's northeast and a US oil company, describing it as "theft" ...

In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

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In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

Turkey frees 2 Czechs jailed on terror charges

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Turkey frees 2 Czechs jailed on terror charges

Turkey had accused the pair of belonging to the YPG, a Kurdish group Ankara considers a terrorist organisation.

Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

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Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

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