Kurds: One people across four countriesKurds declare a federal region in Syria raising an uproar - but who are they? Meet a scattered people with tense relations in host states.
Turkey says bomber trained with Syrian KurdsNo group has claimed credit for Ankara blast that killed 35, but Turkey says female suicide bomber was linked to YPG in Syria.
Could bombing be Turkey's pretext to invade Syria?As Turkey rushes to blame Syrian Kurds for Ankara bombing, is this precisely the pretext Erdogan was waiting for to send in the troops?
Turkey hits Syrian Kurds again despite US warningTurkish artillery pounds Kurdish military position on Syrian side of border for second day, threatening escalation.
Kurds seize key military base in northern SyriaRebels left reeling after losing their only military airport in Aleppo province, while Kurds keep on advancing.
Kurds turn to 'great power' Russia as Turkey fumes'Russia not just an actor, it writes the script'; Kurds turn to increasingly assertive Russia - which is happy to oblige in swipe at Turkey.
Erdogan accuses US of making a 'pool of blood'Obama-Erdogan alliance plunges into tensions, as Turkish president slams US for not recognizing Kurdish groups as 'terrorists.'
Dutch man charged for killing ISIS jihadistsFormer Dutch soldier fought alongside Kurdish YPG forces, could face murder charges for killing terrorists in battle.
Amnesty Accuses Syrian Kurds of 'War Crimes'Amnesty says Kurdish forces displaced Syrians and demolished their homes while operating in the northern part of the country.
Kurds Cut Key ISIS Supply Route in Northern SyriaKurdish fighters score latest victory in Syria, taking strategic town from jihadists after weeks of intense battles.
Turkey Shells Kurdish Anti-ISIS Fighters in SyriaOn the road to all-out war? Turkey strikes village held by Kurds, who have proven most effective in fighting ISIS.
US and Assad Covertly Cooperating Via KurdsRegime forces and Kurdish YPG combine forces for the first time in fight against ISIS in Hasakeh province.
Syrian Kurds Say ISIS Used Chemicals Against ThemKurds, monitoring group say ISIS fighters fired missiles containing toxic gas at Kurdish forces in Syria last month.
Turkey Starts Fighting ISIS - to Help Fight KurdsExperts say Turkey is now taking action to fight ISIS after massive Western pressure, but is doing so to checkmate Kurds over its border.
US Envoy Admits Iran Deal May Weaken War on ISISEnvoy for war on ISIS, Gen. (Ret.) Allen, says some of Washington's allies in the war with ISIS would be unnerved by Tuesday's nuclear deal.
Kurds End ISIS Murder Spree in KobaneAfter ISIS massacres over 200 civilians Kurdish forces drive them out of key border town, with final showdown in boys' high school.
Kurds Advance on ISIS's 'Capital'Day after seizing strategic military base, YPG captures key town and continues pushing back ISIS while approaching their 'capital.'
Who is Blocking Syrian Refugees from Going Home?Turks and Kurds exchange accusations of blocking border crossing to town freed from ISIS, as refugees want to return for Ramadan.
Turkey Accuses Kurds of Ethnic Cleansing in SyriaDeputy PM Bulent Arinc turns tables on fight against ISIS, claims it's Kurds who are 'ethnic cleansing' to create autonomous state.
Watch: Kurds Advance on Strategic ISIS-Held TownBattles rage for control of Tal Abayd, a lifeblood for ISIS and a gateway for Kurds to unite autonomous regions in northern Syria.
Kurds Move in on ISIS Stronghold; Erdogan WorriedKurdish militia sweep aside Islamic State jihadists, come within 50 meters of strategic town of Tal Abayd; Turkish voices concern.
Kurdish Fighters Celebrate American 'Martyr'Keith Broomfield, first US citizen to die fighting for Kurds against ISIS, given hero's send-off by his Kurdish brothers-in-arms.
Kurds 'Storm' ISIS-held Town on Turkish BorderYPG and Arab rebels take control of part of Suluk, as fierce border clashes continue.
US Citizen Killed Fighting ISISKeith Broomfield died fighting alongside Kurdish YPG forces; mother says she's waiting for his body to come home for burial.
Kurds Push Back ISIS in Northern SyriaKurdish YPG militia seizes eight villages back from Islamic State, as coalition airstrikes continue.
Hollywood Actor Joins Kurds Fighting ISISBritish-born actor vows to wipe ISIS 'off the face of the earth'; says he joined Kurds 'because they fight' unlike Shiites 'who surrender.'
Civilians Executed on Both Sides in Kurdish CityISIS assault on Kurdish-controlled Hasakeh comes after Kurds executed 20 civilians, including children, and ISIS killed 30.
Prisoner Swap - Syrian StyleJaish al-Mujahideen commander who accidently entered regime territory goes free in exchange for 10 children and 15 women from Shi'ite towns.
ISIS Massacres Kurds on their New YearBrutally timed attack claims lives of 45 Kurds - including 5 children - on New Year holiday of Nowruz celebrating freedom.
German Communist Woman Dies Fighting ISISFirst female national of Western state killed fighting for Kurds against ISIS transferred through Turkey back to Germany for burial.
British or Greek Fighting ISIS for Kurds KilledSecond Westerner killed in a week fighting ISIS in Syria as part of YPG's foreign legion, which is dwarfed by ISIS's foreign recruits.
Syria: Kurds Capture Part of Key ISIS StrongholdKurdish fighters seize parts of Tal Hamis after six days of fighting, during which nearly 200 'Islamic State' fighters killed.
Kurds Advance Towards ISIS De Facto CapitalYPG and rebel forces capture 19 villages in Raqa province where ISIS has its stronghold, aided by US coalition airstrikes.
Many Foreign Fighters Among ISIS Dead in KobaneUS says 'hugely significant' number of foreigners - including Canadians, Belgians and Australians - killed fighting Kurdish forces.
18 Dead as Kurds Battle Regime in Syrian CityUnprecedented battle between Kurdish and regime forces rages in Hasakeh for second day.
Six Dead as Kurds Fight Regime in Eastern SyriaUneasy truce between Kurdish militias and Assad regime breaks down in Hasaka, leading to bloody clashes.
US Airdrops Weapons to Kurds Despite TurkeyAfter Erdogan calls Kurdish fighters 'terrorists' and opposes arming them, arms dropped in Kobane to aid fight against ISIS.
'Hundreds' of ISIS Terrorists Killed in US StrikesKurdish forces in Kobane say they have pushed Islamic State fighters out of most of the city, as US airstrikes intensify.
ISIS Loses Ground to Kurds, US AirstrikesIslamic State pushed out of Kobane by Kurdish fighters as previously 'ineffective' US strikes finally hit the mark.
Watch: Fierce Street-Battles Between ISIS, KurdsIslamic State terrorists have broken through Kurdish defenses into Kobane - but footage shows they are facing fierce resistance.
Kurdish Suicide Bomber Attacks ISIS in SyriaFirst attack of its kind sees Kurds use jihadis' own tactics against them in desperate attempt to save Kobane from Islamic State attack.
Three US Citizens Join Kurdish Fight Against ISISA different type of foreign national: instead of joining jihadists, US citizens found to be joining fight against them.
Watch: Fresh US Airstrikes on ISIS in SyriaAnti-Islamic State coalition continues to pound Islamist targets - but Kurds still say it's not enough to push back IS advance.
US Syria Airstrikes 'Ineffective' Against ISISKurdish forces say US bombing 'empty buildings', failing to slow Islamic State advance on Kobane.
Kurds Rush to Mobilize as New ISIS Massacre LoomsKurds warn of 'genocide operation', calls youth to defend embattled border town as Islamic State tries to cement control of Turkish border.
Kurdish Leader Warns of War Against Arab SettlersDemocratic Union Party head threatens to 'expel' Arabs brought to Kurdish region prior to recent declaration of autonomy.
Syria: Iranian Kurds Poised to Join BattleAs civil war continues to escalate, Party of Free Life of Kurdistan announces readiness to defend Kurds in Syria.
Syria: A Bad Week for IslamismShia, Sunni Islamists forced to deal with a growing array of challenges in Syrian civil war