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21 Feb
Rockets struck an American airbase in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, killing one foreign civilian contractor. It was the deadliest attack on US-led forces in nearly one year.
18 Jun 2020
Ankara says it has deployed special forces against Kurdish rebels in Iraq after alleged attacks on military outposts. It is Turkey's first known air-and-land offensive in Iraq.
17 Jun 2020
Kurdish female volunteers, from the newly formed Community Protection Forces, guard wheat fields following threats by jihadists to burn the crops, during harvest season near the city of Rmeilan in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province.
17 Nov 2019
Film show: 'Sisters in Arms' depicts Kurdish-led female brigades fighting IS group
27 Oct 2019
Kurdish fighters and civilians have begun evacuating from the besieged Syrian town of Ras al-Ayn as part of a US-brokered deal with Turkey. But their exit still leaves the longer-term fate of the deal in question.
26 Oct 2019
An elderly Kurdish man was attacked in hospital; a man and his son were gunned down on the street — and no charges were filed. Human rights experts see a worsening situation due to Turkey's offensive in northern Syria.
12 Oct 2019
While the US leaves a vacuum as it washes its hands of its Syrian Kurdish allies, the major players in Syria's Astana peace process —Iran, Russia, and Turkey — step up to take their share.
10 Oct 2019
Kurdish forces responded to the Turkish offensive in Syria, shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Turkey's defense ministry.
10 Oct 2019
Turkey launched its military offensive into northeastern Syria, aiming to push Kurdish militants from the border just days after President Donald Trump said the U.S. wouldn't stand in the way. Bloomberg's Onur Ant reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
7 Oct 2019
The U.S. announced it will stand aside when Turkey's military launches an operation against America's wartime Kurdish allies in Syria. Bloomberg's Marty Schenker reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
25 Aug 2019
Three members of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) have been relieved of their positions in three eastern provinces. It's the latest crackdown by Erdogan's government on the opposition.
24 Mar 2018
The long and gruesome war that the Kurds have waged against the Islamic State (IS) group has not only left thousands dead but also produced many prisoners. For the first time, a TV crew has been allowed inside the Kurdish courts, where judges following Kurdish laws try the jihadists behind some of the atrocities perpetrated against Syrian civilians and the Yazidi community.

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