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Syria's Kurds delay controversial local elections


Thursday, 6 June, 2024 , 12:46 AFP Syria's Kurdish authorities said Thursday they were delaying controversial municipal elections which prompted threats from arch-foe Turkey and concerns from their main ally the United States.

Armed Syrian Kurdish women stand guard over precious wheatfields


Thursday, 6 June, 2024 , 05:04 AFP Holding a weapon in one hand and fixing her scarf with the other, Yasmine Youssef patrols one of northeast Syria's vast wheatfields, a vital source of income in the country's breadbasket.

Armed Syrian Kurdish women stand guard over precious wheatfields


Thursday, 6 June, 2024 , 04:44 AFP Holding a weapon in one hand and fixing her scarf with the other, Yasmine Youssef patrols one of northeast Syria's vast wheatfields, a vital source of income in the country's breadbasket.

Turkey jails ousted pro-Kurdish mayor for nearly 20 years


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 21:10 AFP A court in Turkey Wednesday jailed a pro-Kurdish mayor for 19 and a half years for "terrorism", his lawyer said, a ruling denounced as a "coup d'etat" by his party.

Syrian attacked US embassy in Beirut 'in support of Gaza': judicial official


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 20:26 AFP A Syrian man was arrested after a shooting near the US embassy in Beirut on Wednesday and a judicial official said the assailant carried out the attack "in support of Gaza".

Turkey jails ousted pro-Kurdish mayor for nearly 20 years


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 17:26 AFP A court in Turkey jailed Wednesday a pro-Kurdish mayor for 19 and a half years for "terrorism", his lawyer said, a ruling denounced as a "coup d'etat" by his party.

Turkey jails dismissed pro-Kurdish mayor nearly 20 years


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 14:27 AFP A court in Turkey jailed Wednesday a pro-Kurdish mayor for 19 and a half years for "terrorism", his lawyer said Wednesday.

Turkey jails dismissed pro-Kurdish mayor nearly 20 years: lawyer


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 13:52 AFP A court in Turkey jailed on Wednesday a pro-Kurdish mayor for 19 and a half years for "terrorism", his lawyer said Wednesday.

Turkey jails dismissed pro-Kurdish mayor nearly 20 years: lawyer


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 13:36 AFP A court in Turkey jailed on Wednesday a pro-Kurdish mayor for 19 and a half years for "terrorism", his lawyer said Wednesday.

Turkey jails pro-Kurdish mayor nearly 20 years on 'terrorism' conviction: lawyer


Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 , 13:10 AFP