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The Kurds have been sacrificed

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Christian Chesnot is grand reporter at Radio France in Paris in charge of the Middle East affairs. He has been based as correspondent in Cairo and Amman. He has written several books on Palestine, Iraq, Syria and the Gulf. Chesnot tweets @cchesnot.

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Navigating the delicate roads (and politics) of Syria’s Qamishli

Tuesday, 01 December 2015

On a recent trip to Rojava, the predominantly Kurdish enclave in northern Syria, I opted for the ......

Have ISIS atrocities crossed the border into Turkey?

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Just after the Eid el-Fitr feast, Turkey started the new week with a huge explosion in the ......

Kurds drive ISIS militants from Syria’s Kobane

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Kurdish forces drove ISIS militants from the Syrian town of Kobane on Saturday, a monitor and ......

ISIS attack on Syria’s Kobane kills 146

Friday, 26 June 2015

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters killed at least 145 civilians in an attack on the ......

ISIS executes women, children in Kobane

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters executed at least 20 Syrian Kurds, among them women ......

U.S., allies conduct 15 air strikes in Syria and Iraq

Saturday, 13 June 2015

U.S. and coalition forces conducted 12 air strikes targeting Islamic State in Iraq on Friday and ......

Kobane still a ghost town, months after liberation from ISIS

Friday, 01 May 2015

The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobane was a watershed in the war against the Islamic State ......

Syria fighting kills 132 ISIS fighters: monitor

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

At least 132 fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been killed since Saturday ......

Syria condemns Turkey’s ‘flagrant aggression’ in north

Sunday, 22 February 2015

A Turkish convoy has completed an operation in Syria to evacuate the garrison at a tiny enclave ......

Kobane: The clean-up begins

Thursday, 19 February 2015

The dead decaying remains of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants covered in the rubble ......

In battle for Kobane, U.S. crews recount heavy bombing

Saturday, 14 February 2015

American pilots call it "going Winchester," when a warplane drops every bomb on board, and ......

Kurds regain Syrian villages from ISIS

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led air strikes have regained control of at least 163 villages around ......

U.S.-led air strikes in Syria, Iraq hit ISIS targets

Thursday, 12 February 2015

The United States and its coalition partners launched four air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria ......

Kurds target new town after Kobane victory

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Syrian Kurdish forces have set their sights on taking back Tal Abyad, another strategic town on the ......

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