Tag: Democratic Union Party (PYD)

TOPSHOT - A picture taken on February 16, 2018, shows a Syrian man receiving treatment at a hospital in the town of Afrin. Six men were treated for breathing difficulties in the main hospital in Afrin after shelling by a Turkish-led offensive on their village, the general director of the …

Turkey Denies Reports of Chemical Weapons Use Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey’s foreign minister dismissed allegations the country used chemical weapons against the Kurds in northern Syria’s Afrin region as fake news disseminated by the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) organization, arguing that Turkey is taking the utmost precautions to avoid hurting noncombatants.

Kurdish government postpones London oil and gas show

Pentagon: U.S. Reviewing ‘Adjustments’ to Weapons Support for Syrian Kurds

The United States is considering “adjustments” to the military support it provides to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) who have been fighting the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria and played a vital role in liberating the group’s primary stronghold in the war-ravaged country, according to the Pentagon.

The Kurdish fighters of the People's Protection Units via AP

Syrian Kurds ‘Expect’ Raqqa to Form Part of Kurdistan Region

The U.S. and Russia-backed Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) has offered the people of Raqqa the opportunity to join its autonomous federal region in northern Syria once the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) is pushed out of the city.