The US told the world it was only arming the Syrian Defence Forces (SDF), made up of the YPG - the Syrian branch of the PKK terrorist organisation - to defeat Daesh, yet it has allocated $300 million for the SDF in 2020
Turkey’s Justice Ministry requests extradition of Mazloum Kobani, also known as Ferhad Abdi Sahin, under the Treaty on Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the US and Turkey.
The US president suggested the top Syrian Democratic Forces commander, known by the codename Kobani, as a potential negotiator with Turkey, despite his prominent and longstanding role in a known terrorist organisation.
Arab residents complain about a lack of basic services and discrimination by local administrations run by the YPG, the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror group.
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