Month: August 2020

Islamized Armenians are a women’s issue Nilüfer Bulut writes: Forced Islamization was one of the methods of survival during what Armenians call “Medz Yeghern,” the great catastrophe. Professor Zerrin Kurtoğlu Şahin says that by complying with the imposition of Islamization, these Armenians (mostly women and children) were assured their biological existence, but their cultural and social connections were ripped away.

Nilüfer Bulut / IZMIR The issue of forcibly Islamized Armenians* has been talked about and written about much more in the…

Former anti-ISIS envoy McGurk urges US to not abandon SDF Brett McGurk, former special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIS, told Rudaw that the U.S. should not abandon the YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Praising the group’s role in fighting ISIS, McGurk said that the world needs to know the SDF’s efforts in keeping jihadist prisoners in camps in al-Hol and other parts of northern Syria.

Duvar English Brett McGurk, former special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIS, has said that the U.S.…