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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
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
1/14/2023 4:14:36 PM
A new Turkish ground offensive in Syria is "possible any time", a top aide to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, despite a Moscow-brokered rapprochement between Damascus and Ankara.

World - International
1/13/2023 6:45:56 PM
Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on Friday denounced a protest by Kurds in central Stockholm, where an effigy of Turkey's president was hung from a lamppost, as an act of ``sabotage'' against Sweden's bid to join NATO.

World - Region
1/13/2023 4:36:47 PM
An explosion suspected to have been caused by a gas leak at a building in northwestern Iran killed six members of the same family, state media said Friday.

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 6:34:53 PM
Hundreds of Syrians in the rebel-held north protested Friday against signs of a thaw between Ankara and Damascus after their defense ministers met in Moscow for the first time since 2011.

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
12/27/2022 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.

World - International
12/26/2022 2:42:49 PM
Members of France's Kurdish community and others are holding a silent march Monday to honor three people killed in a shooting at a Kurdish cultural center in Paris.

World - Region
12/25/2022 4:15:46 PM
Hundreds of Syrian Kurds staged a protest in northern Syria on Sunday in response to a deadly attack targeting members of the ethnic community in Paris this week.

World - International
12/25/2022 1:27:23 PM
A top aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday blamed street unrest that gripped Paris following the killing of three Kurds on outlawed PKK militants.

World - International
12/24/2022 8:12:36 PM
Kurdish activists, left-wing politicians and anti-racism groups demonstrated Saturday in Paris after three people were killed at a Kurdish cultural center in an attack that prosecutors say was racially motivated.

Egypt - Defence
12/23/2022 5:48:07 PM
General Michael E. Kurilla, commander of the US’s Central Command (CENTCOM), spoke to Ahram Online via telephone where he praised Egypt as a pillar of stability in the region and affirmed the two country’s enduring military partnership.

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