130 ISIS fighters killed in battle for ManbijMost ISIS casualties from US-led coalition airstrikes; Kurdish-Arab alliance close to cutting off key jihadist lifeline.
US-backed forces launch new op. on ISIS in SyriaKurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aim to cut off key jihadist lifeline into Turkey - threatening response from Ankara.
US soldier wounded batting ISIS in SyriaSpecial forces soldier was part of US mission to train and advise Kurdish-led forces advancing in jihadists' capital, Raqqa.
Kurdish-led force seizes ground from ISIS in SyriaSyrian Democratic Forces captures string of villages, as operation to liberate ISIS capital Raqqa continues.
Turkey offers US joint Syria op. - without KurdsAnkara livid over US cooperation with YPG; offers to help open second front to close ISIS smuggling route, but only without Kurds.
Thousands flee ISIS offensive in northern SyriaAs Kurdish-led forces advance on ISIS capital Raqqa, jihadists launch major assault on Syrian rebels, head for clash with Kurds.
Iran is an artificial countryThe West ignores what is happening to the many minorities in Iran.
Erdogan slams US support of Kurds in SyriaTurkish president fumes over photos showing US special forces wearing badges of Kurdish YPG militia; Turkish FM slams 'atheist' Kurds.
Kurdish forces move to capture ISIS capital RaqqaKurdish fighters, Arab allies launch surprise 3-pronged offensive in northern Syria, hoping to liberate the capital of the 'Islamic State.'
The video ISIS doesn't want its recruits to seeIn stark contrast to slick propaganda, raw battlefield footage shows jihadists looking inept and in disarray.
Kurds hold talks to end fighting with regimeSyrian regime officials meet with Kurds in an attempt to bring an end to fierce clashes in the north.
Kurds raise an army to defend new federal regionMeet the APF force being trained as the nucleus of a new army, defending region Kurds claimed despite opposition from all sides.
Syria: Kurdish, regime forces in fierce clashesUneasy alliance breaks down in Qamishli, with fierce gunbattle raging between rival militias.
Islamists shell Aleppo Kurds, killing 18ISIS launches attacks on government-held areas near Damascus, after setback at Palmyra. Syrian military jet shot down.
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.
Kurds declare federal region in SyriaDeclaration - which delivers a message not to leave Kurds out of peace talks - leads to objections from regime, opposition, and even US.
Kurds inch closer to independence in Syria?Buoyed by consecutive victories against jihadists, Kurdish forces show they're a real force to be reckoned with.
Watch: American ISIS fighter captured by KurdsIslamic State fighter from Virginia, identified as 27-year-old Muhammad Jamal Amin caught near Sinjar.
Swedish girl tricked into entering Islamic StateIraqi Kurds rescue 16-year-old who was misled by an ISIS terrorist in Sweden into traveling to the terror group's 'capital' in Mosul.
Kurdish group claims Ankara bombingThe Kurdistan Freedom Falcons claim the suicide car bomb attack that killed 28 people in Turkey's capital.
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?
Syrian Kurds en route to independence?Despite enmity from Assad regime, opposition forces and Turkey, Kurds appear well on the way to autonomy aided by Russian airstrikes.
ISIS is using chemical weaponsThe Islamic terror group produced, used chemical weapons on Iraqi Kurds, reports OPCW, in first known chemical terrorism in 20 years.
Turkish PM: We'll continue to hit Kurds in SyriaTurkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu tells German Chancellor his country will continue to attack Kurdish fighters in Syria.
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.
Deadly car bomb in TurkeyTwo dead and thirty-nine wounded in second deadly attack in country in as many days.
Kurds to vote on independence from IraqKRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.
Kurd-Arab alliance pushes ISIS back in north SyriaPredominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces make significant gains, backed by coalition air power.
ISIS lost 14% of its territory in 2015Thinktank reveals ISIS lost some key ground stretching itself thin, but still has over half the territory of the shrinking Syrian regime.
Will Australia arrest man who went to fight ISIS?Family of Australian who fought for the Kurds against ISIS beg government not to 'say good and evil are the same thing.'
Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, KurdsKurdish forces battle Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria's northern Aleppo Province.
US soldiers in Syria to back anti-ISIS KurdsTeam of 50 special forces arrive in Kobane, symbol of Kurdish resistance to ISIS, to train and 'organize' anti-jihadist forces.
Kurdish-Arab alliance takes 200 villages from ISISRecently-formed Syrian Democratic Forces, aided by US air power, dealing blow after blow against jihadists; kill 493 terrorists in 2 weeks.
Kurds declare victory in key battle with ISISIraqi Kurdish President says Kurdish forces have liberated the town of Sinjar from jihadists, in key strategic and symbolic victory.
Kurds launch major op. to retake Sinjar from ISISKurdish peshmerga, backed by US close air support, finally launch operation to take back Kurdish town and avenge Yazidi genocide.
Syria: Kurdish-Arab alliance in 1st anti-ISIS op.Newly-formed Syrian Democratic Forces will receive air support from US-led coalition in first operation in northern Syria.
Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of attacking positionsYPG says Turkish forces attacked their forces along the Syrian-Turkish border, as Kurdish-Turkish tensions escalate.
Rare footage: US, Kurdish forces raid ISIS prisonRare footage: US special forces joined Kurdish Peshmerga in rare, dramatic mission inside ISIS territory in Iraq.
Kurds Expand Autonomous Region in Northern SyriaMixed Kurdish-Arab town of Tal Abyad, seized from ISIS jhadists in June, formally incorporated into Kurdish 'Kobane canton.'
Syria Kurds Denounce Amnesty 'War Crimes' ReportYPG forces outraged after Amnesty International accuses anti-ISIS forces of 'collective punishment.'
Turkey Warns US, Russia over Support for KurdsTurkish foreign ministry summons US, Russian ambassadors; Foreign Minister Davutoglu compares Kurdish fighters to Al Qaeda.
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.
Syria: Kurds, Arabs form Joint Military ForceAs Washington abandons modest plans to train rebels, Kurdish forces making new headway in northern Syria against ISIS.
Tests Show ISIS Used Mustard Gas on KurdsBlood samples show ISIS used chemical weapons in assault against Kurdish forces in Iraq.
Kurds Claim Tripped Refugee Was Al Qaeda TerroristHungarian journalist was fired for 'trip heard round the world' amid Syrian refugee crisis - but were fleeing migrants really terrorists?
Kurdish Rebels Battle Iran Revolutionary GuardsSpillover? Kurdish rebels clash with Iranian security forces at Turkish border, as fighting rages between Turkey, PKK.
Erdogan's Kurdish War Gamble Fails SpectacularlyAnalysts reveal Erdogan's Kurdish crackdown was meant to reverse elections defeat, but new poll proves it had the exact opposite effect.
US Vet in Iraq: Iran is a Greater Threat than ISISAmerican training Kurds finds Iran doing same atrocities, 'it's just not as reported'; prepares for Iranian escalation after deal approved.
Report: Israel Importing Oil from KurdsFinancial Times reports Israel has imported as much as three-quarters of its oil from Iraq’s Kurdish north in recent months.
One Killed in Clashes between Turkey, KurdsKurdish youths open fire on Turkish police, as protesters demand an end to violence.
Report: ISIS Used Mustard Gas in IraqSenior American officials say it is believed ISIS jihadists used mustard agent in an attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq.
7 Kurds Killed as Clashes Escalate with TurkeyKurdish news agency claims Turkish forces 'executed' two teenage boys, as militants attack army bases.
Erdogan Vows to Continue Attack on PKKTurkish President says his country would press on with its relentless campaign against Kurdish militants "until not one terrorist" was left.