northern syria

At Least 10 People Killed in Blast in Northern Syria

BEIRUT – At least 10 people were killed when an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up in a village in northern Syria in the early hours of Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. The blast took place in al-Mashi, which is in the countryside around the city of Manbij and

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Syrian Kurds Set to Announce Federal System in Northern Syria

BEIRUT, March 16 – Kurdish-controlled areas of northern Syria are expected to declare a federal system on Wednesday, a Syrian Kurdish official said, taking matters into their own hands after being excluded so far from political talks to resolve the Syrian war. The step that will combine three Kurdish-led autonomous areas of northern Syrian into

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