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Friend or foe? Assad quietly aids Syrian Kurds against Turkey

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s U.S.-backed Kurds are getting indirect help from an unlikely source in their war against Turkey in the northwestern region of Afrin: President Bashar al-Assad. Pro-government forces and Kurdish-led forces have fought each other elsewhere in ...

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Syria war: Kurds call on Damascus to defend against Turks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Kurdish authorities in Syria’s northern Afrin enclave have called on Syrian troops to defend the region’s border, as a Turkish offensive continues there. They said the “aim of this (Turkish) aggression is to ...

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Mixed Messages From U.S. as Turkey Attacks Syrian Kurds

Advertisement WASHINGTON — The White House sent out a message aimed at mollifying Turkey’s president on Tuesday, suggesting that the United States was easing off its support for the Syrian Kurds. That message was quickly contradicted by the Pentagon, which ...

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Kurds invited to join peace congress in Sochi: Lavrov

Related Articles MOSCOW: Russia said on Monday it has invited Kurds to take part in an upcoming Syrian peace congress in Sochi on Jan. 29-30 despite a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militia in northern Syria.“Kurdish representatives have been included on ...

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