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World - International
11/28/2022 10:41:57 PM
The chief of Russian forces in Syria has met with a Kurdish commander over threats by Turkey to launch a new incursion into northern Syria, a Kurdish spokesman and an Arab TV station said Monday.

World - Region
11/27/2022 6:42:16 PM
Thousands of Kurds protested on Sunday in the Syrian city of Qamishli against days of deadly Turkish cross-border strikes targeting Kurdish groups in the country's northeast.

World - Region
11/26/2022 4:40:16 PM
The commander of the main U.S.-backed Kurdish-led force in Syria said Saturday they have halted operations against the Islamic State group due to Turkish attacks on northern Syria over the past week.

World - Region
11/26/2022 12:22:36 PM
Two rockets targeted a US patrol base in northeastern Syria late Friday, the third such attack in nine days, US Central Command said.

World - Region
11/25/2022 12:03:35 PM
Iran's Revolutionary Guards have sent reinforcements to the country's protest-hit Kurdish areas in order to stop the infiltration of "terrorists" from neighbouring Iraq, a general said in a report on Friday.

World - Region
11/23/2022 5:46:11 PM
The Kurds are a non-Arab ethnic group of between 25 and 35 million people whose dreams of an independent homeland were brutally quashed throughout the 20th century.

World - Region
11/23/2022 11:00:18 AM
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Wednesday that Turkey's military had hit nearly 500 Kurdish targets across Iraq and Syria as part of a campaign of air strikes.

World - Region
11/22/2022 4:22:40 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Tuesday that Turkey would "soon" launch a ground operation into Syria against Kurdish targets defying mounting international pressure.

World - Region
11/22/2022 2:08:47 PM
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces Tuesday urged the United States and Russia to work for deescalation after Turkey launched deadly cross-border raids against its fighters and threatened a ground offensive.

World - Region
11/21/2022 3:16:22 PM
Suspected Kurdish militants in Syria fired rockets across the border into Turkey on Monday, killing at least three people and wounding 10 others, officials said. The attack followed deadly airstrikes by Turkey on suspected militants targets in Syria and Iraq.

World - Region
11/21/2022 2:10:20 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said that Turkey could launch a ground operation in Syria, following deadly strikes by Ankara and Kurdish militants in northern Syria.

World - Region
11/20/2022 7:18:22 PM
Kurds in northern Syria who woke to deadly Turkish air strikes overnight expressed fear and anger on Sunday, accusing the United States of abandoning them after they spearheaded the fight against the Islamic State group.

World - Region
11/18/2022 7:24:13 PM
A senior Iranian military official visiting Baghdad this week threatened Iraq with a ground military operation in the country's north if the Iraqi army does not fortify the countries' shared border against Kurdish opposition groups, multiple Iraqi and Kurdish officials said.

World - Region
11/14/2022 5:39:35 PM
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied Monday any role in a deadly bomb attack in central Istanbul that killed six people, which Turkey has blamed on Kurdish militants.

World - Region
11/14/2022 1:32:41 PM
Iran launched cross-border missile and drone strikes Monday against Kurdish opposition groups based in northern Iraq, where local authorities reported one death and eight wounded.

World - Region
10/26/2022 10:18:03 PM
Turkish police on Wednesday arrested the head of Turkey's doctors' union after she called for a probe into the army's alleged use of chemical weapons against Kurdish militants, prosecutors said.

World - Region
10/11/2022 4:27:32 PM
Iran intensified its crackdown Tuesday on Kurdish areas in the country's west amid protests sparked by the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the morality police, activists said.

World - Region
9/30/2022 6:13:31 PM
The EU on Friday said it "condemns in the strongest possible terms" deadly strikes this week by Iran on Iraq's Kurdistan region.

World - Region
9/30/2022 4:42:22 PM
Iran's Revolutionary Guards have warned they will press on with attacks on rear bases in neighbouring Iraq until Kurdish rebels they accuse of spreading unrest nationwide have been disarmed.

World - Region
9/17/2022 5:30:38 PM
Kurdish forces in northeast Syria on Saturday announced the end of a three-week operation against Islamic State group supporters inside the overcrowded and increasingly lawless camp of Al-Hol.

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