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World - Region
3/27/2023 6:46:55 PM
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned the French ambassador to “strongly condemn” the French senate's decision to host Syrian Kurdish groups that Ankara considers to be terrorists, the Turkish state-run news agency reported Monday.

World - Region
3/19/2023 7:15:47 PM
Iran's top security official on Sunday signed a deal with Iraqi authorities for "protection" of their common border, the Iraqi prime minister's office said, months after Tehran struck Kurdish opposition groups in Iraq's north.

World - Region
3/17/2023 7:04:17 PM
A top commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces was among nine fighters killed when two helicopters crashed in Iraq earlier this week, the group said on Friday.

World - Region
3/17/2023 1:18:35 PM
Iran on Friday executed a Kurdish man viewed as a political prisoner by activists for membership in an outlawed group, rights groups said.

World - Region
3/16/2023 2:16:15 PM
Several people, including militants belonging to an outlawed Kurdish insurgency group, were killed in a mysterious helicopter crash in northern Iraq, according to a statement from the Iraqi Kurdish-run counterterrorism service on Thursday.

World - Region
3/11/2023 6:25:53 PM
Children of foreign jihadists play football on a dirt field at a centre in northeastern Syria that Kurdish authorities hope will help rehabilitate minors raised on Islamic State group ideology.

World - Region
3/5/2023 10:17:08 PM
Syria's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned a surprise visit by the United States' top military officer to an army base in the Kurdish-held northeast, dubbing it "illegal", state media said.

World - Region
2/1/2023 1:53:08 PM
From his rooftop in the Syrian city of Raqa, Youssef Nasser watches nervously as hundreds of heavily armed Kurdish-led fighters sweep the streets of what was once the de facto capital of the Islamic State group.

World - Region
2/1/2023 12:15:14 PM
A cluster of rockets targeted a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Wednesday, officials from northern Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region said. An Iranian-backed militia promptly claimed responsibility for the attack.

World - Region
1/26/2023 6:48:01 PM
Turkey's pro-Kurdish party should back the main opposition candidate instead of fielding its own against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May elections, its elder statesman told AFP from jail.

World - Region
1/26/2023 3:20:51 PM
Syrian Kurdish-led forces captured a local commander of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria as part of an ongoing operation targeting sleeper cells in the city of Raqqa, the U.S.-backed forces announced Thursday.

World - Region
1/25/2023 3:37:35 PM
U.S. backed Kurdish-led fighters in northeastern Syria launched an operation Wednesday against suspected Islamic State militants in the area in retaliation for an attack by the extremist group there last month, according to a statement.

World - International
1/23/2023 7:30:27 PM
Turkey's president said Monday that Sweden shouldn't expect support for NATO membership following weekend protests in Stockholm by an anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups.

World - Region
1/19/2023 9:34:33 PM
American and Syrian Kurdish forces detained a militant from the Islamic State group following a helicopter raid in eastern Syria, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement Thursday.

World - International
1/7/2023 12:07:19 PM
Kurdish groups from around France and Europe are marching in Paris on Saturday to show their anger over the unresolved killing of three Kurdish women activists in the French capital 10 years ago.

World - Region
12/30/2022 1:19:29 PM
A militant rocket attack in eastern Syria on Friday targeted a bus with oil industry employees, killing at least 10, the government said. To the north, Syrian Kurdish-led forces announced they arrested 52 militants in an operation against the Islamic State group's sleeper cells.

World - Region
12/29/2022 1:23:18 PM
Syrian Kurdish-led forces said Thursday they had launched an offensive against Islamic State group fighters, days after jihadist gunmen launched a deadly prison attack.

World - Region
12/28/2022 9:10:00 PM
The Turkish, Syrian and Russian defense ministers have held previously unannounced talks in Moscow, the Turkish and Russian defense ministries said on Wednesday.

World - Region
12/27/2022 6:59:35 PM
The deadly attack on Kurds in Paris last week has highlighted the long plight of the non-Arab ethnic group of between 25 and 35 million people who remain stateless.

World - Region
12/27/2022 2:47:40 PM
Bullet marks reveal the spot where a rights lawyer was shot in the head at the height of clashes in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir between Kurdish militants and security forces in 2015.

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