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Why is Syrian military deploying in Kurdish-held areas?

The Syrian government seeks to strengthen its military presence in Ain Issa and the area overlooking the M4 international highway, which are under control of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. ALEPPO, Syria — The Syrian government, with the support of Russia, is trying to boost its military presence in the areas of northeastern Syria controlled […]

Turkey hits Kurds in northern Syria with a cruel weapon: water

Water disruptions in Hasakah spell more suffering for civilians unless Turkish forces withdraw from NE Syria Turkey’s stated aim of creating a safe zone along the border now entails cutting off water as a pressure tactic Near the town of Ras Al-Ain in Hasakah, in northeastern Syria, empty jerry cans were piled high on the […]