The Times | Anthony Loyd in Hasakah, Syria | Tuesday October 27 2020
Teenager’s screams still haunt Syria a year after raid that nearly killed him.
Under cloudless desert skies the burnt boy keeps to the shade of his basement home, hiding from the sun. Light and heat antagonise his wounds. He cannot go to school, nor even play with his friends after sunset, as sweat also irritates the scar tissue covering his ravaged body.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Shafiq Qazzaz, intellectual and former government minister, died on Thursday night of the coronavirus. The president of the Kurdistan Region hailed Qazzaz as a man who "spent his entire life at the service of Kurdistan."
Nytimes.com | By Katrin Bennhold and Carlotta Gall
The testimony by the man, who claimed to be an intelligence agent, offers insight into President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s pursuit of foes and undermines the conviction of a U.S. Consulate employee in Istanbul.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The discovery of ancient Assyrian rock carvings at a site in Duhok province by an Italian-Kurdish team has won two international awards, an archaeological association announced on Tuesday.
ISTANBUL — Turkish authorities said Friday that they have issued arrest warrants for 82 people, including current and former officials of the country's pro-Kurdish opposition party, on charges stemming from deadly riots in Turkey in 2014 over the war in Syria, a Turkish prosecutor's statement said.