Exodus from last IS enclave overwhelms Syria force

World Feb 24, 2019

Exodus from last IS enclave overwhelms Syria force

US-backed Syrian forces warned Sunday they were struggling to cope with an outpouring of foreigners from the Islamic State group's imploding "caliphate," urging governments to take responsibility for their citizens. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have evacuated nearly 5,000 men, women and children from the ...

Syrian Kurds beseech Europe: Don't abandon us

World Feb 18, 2019

Syrian Kurds beseech Europe: Don't abandon us

A top Kurdish official has called on Europe not to abandon Syrian Kurds once the battle against the Islamic State group is over and to help set up an international force to protect them from Turkey. European powers "have a political and moral responsibility" to ...