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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.

World - Region
9/12/2022 1:57:55 PM
At least seven fighters from a Kurdish-led force were killed Sunday in two Islamic State group attacks in eastern Syria, a war monitor said.

World - Region
9/10/2022 1:54:20 PM
Three people have died of cholera in northern and eastern Syria, the region's Kurdish administration said Saturday, appealing for international help to contain the outbreak.

World - Region
8/26/2022 2:54:21 PM
Kurdish forces said Friday they had arrested dozens of suspects at a camp in Syria housing relatives of Islamic State group members as part of a crackdown on the jihadists.

World - Region
7/30/2022 10:24:53 PM
A hundred French parliamentarians, mainly from the political left, on Saturday denounced Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "policy of war" against Kurds in northern Syria.

World - Region
7/21/2022 3:45:37 PM
Turkey has renewed its threats of a new military offensive against Syria's Kurds, but what can it do after failing to secure the green light of Russia and Iran?

World - Region
7/2/2022 10:33:18 PM
Iran's foreign minister warned Saturday on a visit to Damascus that Turkish military action in Syria would destabilise the region, after Ankara threatened to launch a new offensive on Kurds in the country's north.

World - International
6/5/2022 9:00:00 AM
Top US General Mark Milley said Saturday that the United States is determined to support Sweden and Finland as the countries pursue NATO membership, a statement underscored by his visit to the USS Kearsarge after it became the largest US warship ever to dock in Stockholm.

World - Region
4/12/2022 1:04:01 PM
Turkish authorities have detained 46 people, including former local officials from a pro-Kurdish political party, who are suspected of having financial links to Kurdish militants, the state-run news agency reported on Tuesday.

World - Region
3/23/2022 2:35:16 PM
The Syrian Kurdish forces that spearheaded the battle to crush the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate" in 2019 warned Wednesday that the world's lack of support risked allowing for a jihadist rebirth.

World - Region
3/15/2022 10:29:41 PM
The Iraqi parliament on Tuesday scheduled a March 26 session for deputies to hold a delayed vote on the country's president.

World - Region
2/6/2022 1:58:52 PM
The United Nations said on Sunday that minors were still being detained in a northeast Syria prison attacked last month by the Islamic State group, calling their conditions "precarious".

World - Region
2/2/2022 10:08:30 AM
Turkish warplanes carried out strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq and Syria, the Turkish defence ministry said Wednesday, with authorities in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region reporting "casualties".

World - Region
1/26/2022 4:40:59 PM
Kurdish forces on Wednesday retook full control of a prison in northeast Syria where Islamic State group jihadists had been holed up since attacking it six days earlier.

World - Region
1/25/2022 12:36:15 PM
US-backed Kurdish forces tightened the noose around armed jihadists hunkering down inside a Syrian prison Tuesday, with both sides facing a bloodbath or talks to end the five-day-old standoff.

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