Gulf Times - Syrian-Kurd
Kurd-Arab council ready for 'unconditional talks' with Syria regime

Kurd-Arab council ready for 'unconditional talks' with Syria regime

The political arm of a powerful alliance of Syrian Kurd and Arab fighters announced Sunday it was ready for unconditional peace talks with the central government in Damascus.

Iraqi forces move within striking distance of Mosul

Iraqi forces move within striking distance of Mosul

Iraqi forces advanced to within a few hundred metres of Mosul yesterday, moving within striking distance of a city they lost to the Islamic State group two years before.