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Kurds. Syria

Kurdish Fighters Capture ISIS Stronghold In Syria

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.29.2015 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stron...

Peshmerga Fighters Boost Kurds In Battle For Kobani

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 01.01.2015 | World

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, j...

ISIS Fighters Surround Syria's Kobani As Kurds Warn Of Massacre

Reuters | Ayla Jean Yackley and Tom Perry | Posted 12.03.2014 | World

SURUC, Turkey/BEIRUT, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The main Kurdish armed group in Syria called on its kinsmen across the region to help it stop a massacre in th...

Hundreds Of Kurds From Turkey Cross Into Syria To Fight ISIS

AP | DIAA HADID and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Is...

Syrian Refugees Looking for Security, in Iraq

Swara Salih | Posted 10.25.2013 | World
Swara Salih

In recent weeks, thousands of Syrian refugees have bee pouring into Iraqi-Kurdistan. The Arbat Syrian Refugee Camp is one of many in northern Iraq. The conditions were barely tolerable. Makeshift tents covered a roughly 1.5 kilometer area covered in dust and surrounded by trash.

What Was It All For?

Andrew Self | Posted 04.05.2013 | World
Andrew Self

Ankara's recently acknowledged talks with jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan have spawned more questions than answers. Waves of speculation abound over the terms of the talks, the motives behind them, and their possibility for success.