Moscow Conference Seeking Solutions to the “Kurdish Question”

One wonders, who is manipulating the sacred cause of the Kurds? Who is drinking the blood of thousands of martyrs? What kind of payment are the buyers and the sellers receiving? – Muammar Al Qaddafi The Kurds Come Out Empty-Handed ANF February 17, 2017 Officials from Rojava (West) and Bashur (South) Kurdistan who attended the…

Kongreya Star‘s Campaign to Establish Agricultural Cooperatives in Rojava

The Economic Council and Kongreya Star‘s (Women’s Confederation) Women’s Economy Council in Girkê Legê [Al-Muabbada], have made a campaign to form agricultural cooperatives in preparation for the agricultural season. The campaign is to form 13 agricultural cooperative societies. The Economic Council and the Women’s Economy Council in Kongreya Star, in collaboration with the Agriculture and Livestock Centre in Girkê Legê,…

Iraqi Kurdistan Asks Russia for Military and Humanitarian Aid

PETER KORZUN Iraqi Kurdistan has asked Russia for military and humanitarian aid. The request was made by Falah Mustafa Bakir, the head of the foreign department of Kurdistan’s Regional Government (KRG), after his visit to Moscow on November 1 to hold talks with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and North Africa Mikhail…

Rojava: Turkish Forces Launch Fresh Attack on YPG

Turkey Launches New Offensive on Kurdish YPG Positions Northeast Syria Kurdish Question Turkey’s military on Monday bombed headquarters of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria’s northeastern Hasakah Governorate, military sources and activists reported. The Turkish army hit YPG positions in the Ain Diwar village in Derik District, east of Hasakah. “Turkish forces targeted…

Kurdish Refugees Around World Demand Release of HDP Leaders

teleSUR Both co-chairs of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish HDP were arrested late at night Thursday. Kurds from over a dozen countries across Europe, in Turkey and in Syria marched Saturday to decry the arrest of the co-chairs and other members of the pro-Kurdish HDP, Turkey’s third-largest party. The demonstrators, many of them refugees from state violence, also…

Daesh Targets Kurdish Politicians

Why Does Islamic State Want to Kill Kurdish Politicians? Memed Aksoy The bomb attack in Diyarbakir (Amed), the Kurdish capital in Turkey’s southeast on 5 November 2016 targeted Kurdish and pro-Kurdish rights politicians. Turkish officials and media were quick to blame the incident on the PKK and framed the incident as a ‘revenge-attack’ against the…