Middle-East Desk

Syria conflict: Kurds to declare federal system

Damascus, Kurdish parties say they are planning to declare a new federal system in areas they control in northern Syria. The Kurds already operate “autonomous administrations” in three enclaves bordering Turkey – Afrin and Kobane…






Russia continues to support Kurds in Syria

ERBIL – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has noted the importance of involving Kurds in the upcoming intra-Syrian talks that are scheduled for next week. This comes amid a growing possibility of Russia supporting a Kurdish federal region in…