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)
Interviews Kurdish Democratic Progressive Party politburo official Ahmed Sulaiman. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Kurdish Progressive Party to Asharq Al-Awsat: Damascus’ Opting for Military Solution Led to Foreign Meddling

The Kurdish Democratic Progressive Party, one of Syria’s oldest Kurdish parties, believes that efforts to normalize relations between the Damascus regime and…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Arab World Part of the security campaign that as launched on August 25 inside al-Hol camp. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Tents for Torture, Secret Detention Uncovered in Syria’s al-Hol Camp

The Kurdish Internal Security Forces (Asayish) and the special female units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have found a tent used by ISIS-linked…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)
Arab World  Boys swimming in a pool in Idlib governorate on Friday, while students in the regime-controlled areas prepare to return to schools this Sunday. (DPA)

New School Year Begins in Syria amid Stifling Crises

On the first day of the new school year this Sunday, more than 3.65 million students from various educational levels will attend 13,660 schools and institutes…

Kamal Sheikho (Qamishli)