For decades, Iranian Kurdish opposition groups have sought refuge in neighbouring Iraq. But in recent weeks, they have been targeted by dozens of missile and drone attacks launched by Tehran. Authorities there accuse them of supporting anti-government protests that have swept across Iran since the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
15 Mar 2022
The US said it is working with the Iraqi and the regional Kurdish governments to get missile defense capabilities after Iran attacked Erbil.
21 Feb 2021
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."