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Towards a federal Kurdish state in Syria?


Analysts of Al-Monitor and Kurdistan24 say that Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum has been echoing in Kurdish circles in northern Syria due to nationalistic ties and shared feelings. Kurdish parties are preparing to form a united delegation to negotiate with the Damascus government the formation of a federal state across Syria.

Since the beginning of the year, Syria’s Kurds revealed plans that could ultimately redraw the northern part of the country by linking the Kurdish region of Rojava with the Mediterranean Sea, met with angry reaction from Turkey’s government. Continue reading Towards a federal Kurdish state in Syria?

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Syria, Iraq and Libya update as of the 26th of March 2016


Syria: On February 22, Russia and the United States reached an agreement on a ceasefire in Syria. The ceasefire took effect on February 27 and is generally holding across the country despite reported minor violations. Continue reading Syria, Iraq and Libya update as of the 26th of March 2016