Heavy fighting in Kurdish battle for RaqaAfter meeting fierce resistance, the Kurdish forces fighting to capture key city of Raqa from ISIS advances toward goal.
Battle against ISIS complicated by internal divisionsThe divisions and distrust between different sectors of the anti-ISIS coalition may cause more problems for the coalition than ISIS.
Syria daily dismisses Raqa OperationSyria daily says Kurdish assault on ISIS stronghold merely media stunt.
America’s desperately wrong foreign policy.The US today carries almost no weight in foreign affairs.
Erdogan: Syrian Kurd militia didn't move east of EuphratesTurkish President dismisses claims that the Kurdish People's Protection Units retreated east of the Euphrates River.
Iran to Turkey: Get out of SyriaIran claims Turkey's offensive "a violation of Syria's sovereignty," as Turkey marches deeper into Kurdish-claimed territory.
Turkey: Kurds must not reach the seaTurkey excuses recent raids on Kurdish forces by citing the dangers of a split Syria, as Kurds inch toward the Mediterranean.
Turkey ramps up Syria offensiveDozens of people were killed in Turkish bombardment in Syria on Sunday in its offensive against ISIS and Kurdish fighters.
Kurds ignore US vow, Turks attackTurkish artillery shelled the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) after they advanced in violation of an accord with the United States.
Turkey sides with Syria against Kurdish stateTurkish PM Binali Yildirim: "absolutely unacceptable" for any Kurdish entity to be established in northern Syria, or any other region.
Truce in Hasakeh? Kurds deny a deal was reachedSyria's military says a truce deal was reached with the Kurds in the city of Hasakeh, while Kurdish source says talks are still ongoing.
Syria regime aircraft strike Kurds - a firstSyrian government aircraft bombed Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria, the first such strikes against a Kurdish-held area of Syria.
Kurdish city in chaos after double bombing kills 44Serial bomb attacks in Qamishli have strewn the streets with dead and wounded.
The case for Kurdish statehoodThe reasons for the West to support Kurdish statehood are manifold and the time is ripe, now that there is no more Syria, to do something for this persecuted, religiously tolerant and militarily egalitarian society.
Kurdish-Arab forces enter ISIS Syria bastion of ManbijAfter weeks of fierce fighting, anti-ISIS Syrian Democratic Forces advance into Manbij, backed by US air power.
130 ISIS fighters killed in battle for Syria's ManbijMost ISIS casualties from US-led coalition airstrikes; Kurdish-Arab alliance close to cutting off key jihadist lifeline.
US-backed forces open new front against ISIS in northern SyriaKurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aim to cut off key jihadist lifeline into Turkey - threatening response from Ankara.
US soldier wounded battling 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 operation - without the 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 condemns US support of Kurdish militias in SyriaTurkish president fumes over photos showing US special forces wearing badges of Kurdish YPG militia; Turkish FM slams 'atheist' Kurds.
Kurdish-led forces launch operation to take ISIS 'capital' RaqqaKurdish fighters, Arab allies launch surprise 3-pronged offensive in northern Syria, hoping to liberate the capital of the 'Islamic State.'
Watch: 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 Syria, prompting Arab backlashDeclaration - 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 Kurds in IraqIslamic 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 bombing, warns tourists to stay awayThe Kurdistan Freedom Falcons claim the suicide car bomb attack that killed 28 people in Turkey's capital.
Could Ankara 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?
Defying all sides, 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 strikes Kurds in Syria 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, second attack in Turkey in two daysTwo 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.
Kurdish-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 'hero' 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 arrive 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 captures nearly 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.
Kurdish leader declares 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.
Iraq: Kurds launch major offensive 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: New Kurdish-Arab alliance launches first anti-ISIS attackNewly-formed Syrian Democratic Forces will receive air support from US-led coalition in first operation in northern Syria.
Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of attacking their positionsYPG says Turkish forces attacked their forces along the Syrian-Turkish border, as Kurdish-Turkish tensions escalate.
Watch: Footage shows US, Kurdish forces raiding ISIS prisonRare footage: US special forces joined Kurdish Peshmerga in rare, dramatic mission inside ISIS territory in Iraq.