Cantons are the names for the three administrative units of the so-called Federation of Northern Syria. Their names are: Afrin, Kobane and Jazira (with its capital in Qamishli).
Turkey attacks Afrin
The Kurd-dominated region of Afrin in northern Syria is currently targeted by Turkish air raids. Turkey has also announced that it is going to attack the city of Manbij. The first planes that initiated the attacks on the Kurdish militias of and appeared over the Afrin on January 20st 2018. A day later the Turkish […]
The Kurds build a federation
The local elections took place on December 1st, 2017 in northern Syria, where the Kurds constitute the majority. The Damascus-based regime does not recognize it.
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