Assad Militia in Qamishli Arrests Kurds

Pro-Assad militia of Mohammed Fares from the Tay tribe arresting Kurds after bomb blast targeting regime in Qamishli. On 30 November 2012, the YPG clashed with this tribal militia in Qamishli. There was another clash in April 2013. / /

An earlier Kurdwatch article on a clash between them:

    Al-Qamishli: Shots exchanged between YPG and Tay KURDWATCH, December 12, 2012—On December 1, 2012, armed members of the Arab tribe Tay occupied the building of the private alMaʾmun University in alQamishli. They were supporters of the local tribal leader, Muhammad Faris, who is considered close to the regime. When members of the Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) People’s Defense Units (YPG) subsequently attempted to surround the building, shots were exchanged. Shortly thereafter, the Tay left the building. Several of them had been wounded; one person succumbed to injuries on December 5

KDP-S Condemns FSA in Efrin

Kurdish Democratic Party of Syria also “>condemns fighting in Efrin between FSA and YPG and claims the fighting results in Kurdish-Arab hated, and moreover, claims that the behaviour of the FSA hurt the Syrian revolution. The blockade of Efrin by the FSA resulted in problems for Kurdish students and those who work in Aleppo city and could lead to more people fleeing to Turkey. – Posted Yesterday by Wladimir van Wilgenburg /

Political Union Sources

Ibrahim Pirro says political union formed on 15.12.2012 and a meeting from the Kurdish parties under the supervision of Barzani took place on 2.5.2013 in which committees were formed to merge the four Kurdish parties into one, but in the end it didnt work out. Yekiti media talked to more members of the union why it didn’t work out.

Posted Yesterday by Wladimir van Wilgenburg / /