Features One of the main streets in Al-Hol camp (Asharq Al-Awsat)

ISIS Women in Syria’s Al-Hol, Roj Camps: Uncertain Fates Ahead

Over the years, Al-Hol camp has grown into a bustling city of tents, home to nearly 43,000 people, mostly women and children from Iraq and Syria. Another…

Kamal Sheikho (Hasakah)
Arab World Flames rising from the power station in Qamishli on Monday after a Turkish bombing (EPA)

Kurdish Autonomous Administration Criticizes US, Russia Silence Over Turkish Raids

A prominent Kurdish official said the US administration and Russia were responsible for the escalation of recent Turkish attacks in northeast Syria, demanding…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Arab World Installations at the Al-Suwaidiya oil field show severe damage following an alleged Turkish airstrike with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that - according to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) - targeted the plant in the city of Qamishli, northeastern Syria, 06 October 2023. (EPA)

Kurds Criticize Damascus’ ‘Silence’ over Turkish Attacks

Kurdish parties and political organizations in Syria called on the Arab League to intervene and deter Turkish attacks against Syrian territories. The Syrian…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Features A Syrian farmer in a wheat field in Afrin on Wednesday. (Getty Images)

Wheat Fields Promise Abundant Harvest in NE Syria

Stretching as far as the eye can see in the town of Darbasiyah, nestled within the province of Al-Hasakah in northeastern Syria, are expansive fields of wheat…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Arab World Syrians stranded in Sudan arrive in the autonomous region in late May. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Kurdish Autonomous Authority Evacuates Hundreds of Syrians from Sudan

The Kurdish Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) has evacuated 369 stranded Syrians from Sudan. A prominent AANES official stressed…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Arab World Jia Kurd to Asharq Al-Awsat: Moscow Meeting Legalizes Turkish Occupation

Jia Kurd to Asharq Al-Awsat: Moscow Meeting Legalizes Turkish Occupation

Badran Jia Kurd, a Kurdish official who heads the foreign relations department of The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syrian (AANES), has warned…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Interviews A general view shows a damaged mosque in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, in opposition-held al-Maland village, in Idlib province, Syria February 24, 2023. (Reuters)

Ilham Ahmed to Asharq Al-Awsat: Giving Legitimacy to Syrian Regime Will Not Yield Political Solution

Head of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) Ilham Ahmed said cooperating with the Damascus regime “unconditionally” will only grant it some form of legitimacy…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Interviews Democratic Union Party Co-Chairman Salih Muslim (REUTERS)

Salih Muslim: Divorce Is Inevitable Between the Syrian Regime, Türkiye

Salih Muslim, the co-chairman of the Democratic Union Party, the main party of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, has rejected the PYD…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)