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Quite some interesting information and news from the Kurdish regions – Bakur (Turkey), Başȗr (Iraq), Rojava (Syria) and Rojhilat (Iran) – is rarely, if ever, reported by the mainstream media.

The Kurdish Institute tries to fill this gap by reporting on a regular basis through its own news page recent facts and events, both from the Kurdish regions and from the rest of the world.

Afrine: les Kurdes syriens amers face l’inaction occidentale

Afrine: les Kurdes syriens amers face l’inaction occidentale

Fer de lance de la lutte contre le groupe Etat islamique en Syrie, les Kurdes syriens enragent d'avoir été "abandonnés" par leurs alliés occidentaux face aux Turcs à Afrine et dénoncent un "nettoyage ethnique" auquel le monde assiste "en spectateur". "Le silence de la...

Northern Syria delegation: Cooperation with France will continue

Northern Syria delegation: Cooperation with France will continue

The Northern Syria delegation that had a meeting with French President Macron in Paris said the meeting was positive and important. The meeting lasted an hour. A delegation of top officials from Rojava and Northern Syria has met with French President Emmanuel Macron...

“France will send troops to Manbij against invasion attempts”

A delegation respresenting Rojava and Northern Syria has met with French President Emmanuel Macron in the Elysee Palace. France will reportedly send troops to Manbij against invasion. A delegation of top officials from Rojava and Northern Syria has met with French...

Turkey’s Erdogan Wants Northern Syria and Iraq Annexed

Turkey’s Erdogan Wants Northern Syria and Iraq Annexed

His aim is longstanding. In December 2015, heavily armed Turkish forces invaded Iraq, an act of aggression, occupying territory near Mosul, on the phony pretext of combating ISIS he supports. His real aim is seizing the area’s valued oil fields, a prize he’s long...

Is opposition held Syria becoming a colony of Turkey?

Is opposition held Syria becoming a colony of Turkey?

by The Region  27/03/2018 Ever since the "Antalya Conference for Change" in Istanbul officiated the existence of the Syrian National Council, it has often been remarked that Turkey has had an undue influence over the Syrian Opposition. But since 2016, when the Turkish...

Charges Have Been Dropped Against Most Turkish Officers in D.C. Clash

By Dion Nissenbaum and Del Quentin Wilber March 21, 2018 11:55 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against 11 of 15 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security team who were accused in connection with the beating of protesters...

A Future for democracy in Syria

A Future for democracy in Syria

When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 09:30 - 12:45 Where: European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Bruxelles, Belgium; Room PHS1A002 The Democratic Federation of North Syria (DFNS) was founded on the principles of gender equality, ethnic and religious tolerance, sustainable...

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