Turkey softens stance on Syria’s emboldened Kurds after launching peace process at home

Female Kurdish fighters are seen posing with their weapons in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, close to the Turkish border on August 3, 2013, following clashes between jihadists and Kurdish fighters which have raged in recent weeks after jihadists were expelled from the key town of Ras al-Ain. AFP PHOTO / STR

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 07, 2013, on page 8.




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