World Jan 14, 2019

Islamic State in 'its final moments,' says U.S.-backed Syrian force

Islamic State militants are "living their final moments" in the last enclave they hold near the Iraqi border, where U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are attacking them, an SDF official said on Sunday. A defeat of the jihadis in the enclave would wipe out Islamic ...

Syrian Kurdish women march to end gender-based violence

World / Social Issues Nov 26, 2018

Syrian Kurdish women march to end gender-based violence

Hundreds of female protesters took to the streets of the Syrian Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli on Sunday to call for an end to violence against women. Some banging large drums and others ululating, they marched through the streets, an AFP correspondent said. "Underage marriage is a ...