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ISIS attacks Kurdish village in northern Iraq, kills 13

ISIS militants have attacked a Kurdish village in Northern Iraq, killing three villagers and 10 Kurdish soldiers.

ISIS attacks Kurdish village in northern Iraq, kills 13

'Israel should support the Kurdish in Syria'

Dilliman Abdulkader, a Kurdish policy expert, thinks that it would be in Israel’s interest to support Kurdish in northeastern Syria.

'Israel should support the Kurdish in Syria'

Israel and Kurdistan - time for an alliance of the ages.

Israel and Kurdistan - time for an alliance of the ages.

Doctor fights to help suffering Kurdish refugees in Syria

At mercy of Kurds and Assad forces in northern Syria, group of Kurds stuck in humanitarian aid camp fear for their lives.

Doctor fights to help suffering Kurdish refugees in Syriaplayer

Senator Schumer calls for US backing of Kurdish state

Senate minority leader calls on US to recognize Kurdish bid for independence, a position embraced internationally virtually only by Israel.

Senator Schumer calls for US backing of Kurdish state

Pentagon: Stand down, Kurds, Turks

As the US-backed Kurds and the invading Turks continue to scrap to the west of the Euphrates, the Pentagon tries to take tensions down.

Pentagon: Stand down, Kurds, Turks

Kurdish city in chaos, double bombing kills 44

Serial bomb attacks in Qamishli have strewn the streets with dead and wounded.

Kurdish city in chaos after double bombing kills 44

Mass grave in Iraq tells horror story

As Europe mourns ISIS's deadly Paris attacks, only now is the scale of another massacre the West could have prevented becoming clear.

Mass grave in Iraq tells horror story of ISIS massacreplayer

Turkey: We Killed 770 Kurdish Militants in a Month

State-run media cites intelligence sources saying 430 PKK militants killed in Iraq, another 260 in southeastern Turkey.

Turkey Claims Killing 770 Kurdish Militants in a Month

'Kurdish Shakira' Wages Music Video War on ISIS

Kurdish pop-star fights back in her own way with English-language music video shot near front lines replete with tanks.

'Kurdish Shakira' Wages Music Video War Against ISIS

Kurds Advance Towards ISIS De Facto Capital

YPG and rebel forces capture 19 villages in Raqa province where ISIS has its stronghold, aided by US coalition airstrikes.

Kurds Advance Towards ISIS De Facto Capital

Kurds Defeat ISIS in Iraqi Kurdistan's Capital

Major attack repulsed as 34 ISIS terrorists killed, with tactics and US-led airstrikes turning the tables on jihadists.

Kurds Defeat ISIS in Iraqi Kurdistan's Capital

Kurds Launch Push Against ISIS in North Iraq

Kurds regaining ground in Iraq with the help of US-backed international coalition, officials say.

Kurdish Forces Launch Push Against ISIS in North Iraq

Kurd Leader Says ISIS Has '200,000 Terrorists'

CIA estimates put ISIS strength at no more than 31,500, but senior Kurdish official reveals that's 'impossible' given realities on ground.

CIA Blunder? Kurdish Leader Says ISIS Has '200,000 Fighters'

US Airdrops Weapons to Kurds Despite Turkey

After Erdogan calls Kurdish fighters 'terrorists' and opposes arming them, arms dropped in Kobane to aid fight against ISIS.

US Airdrops Weapons to Kurds Despite Turkish Opposition

US Talking Directly With Kurdish Fighters

Controversial cooperation with offshoot of blacklisted group sees unlikely link between Turks and Kurds; concern over Kobane escalates.

US Talking Directly With Kurdish Fighters

Three US Citizens Join Kurdish Fight Against ISIS

A different type of foreign national: instead of joining jihadists, US citizens found to be joining fight against them.

Three US Citizens Join Kurdish Fight Against ISIS

Islamic State Conquering Syria's Turkish Border

Thousands of Kurds flee to border as ISIS takes 21 border towns; Turkey initially doesn't let them in - same night 21 wounded Gazans let in.

Islamic State Conquering Syria's Turkish Border

ISIS Seizes Nuclear Materials in Iraq

Iraq warns UN that Jihadist group captured uranium compounds; US and UN brush off threat of 'dirty bomb.'

ISIS Seizes Nuclear Materials in Iraq

Kurdish Diplomat Firmly Denies Ties with Israel

Despite Israeli PM, FM and president's advances, KRG envoy says policy same as Iraq, which is still technically at war with Israel.

Kurdish Diplomat Firmly Denies Relations with Israel

Kurds Deny Report of Oil Trade with Israel

Kurdish officials say report of oil from independent pipeline being sold to Israel is 'baseless and without evidence.'

Kurds Deny Report of Oil Trade with Israel

Syrian Kurds Declare Autonomy

After months of fighting, northeastern Syria makes official split to Kurdish autonomy.

Syrian Kurds Declare Autonomy

Kurds Concerned Islamists Taking Over

Kurdish group fighting Assad: Islamists are taking over our cause; call for American support against Al Qaeda.

Kurds Concerned Islamists Taking Over Syrian Opposition

Syrian Kurds Capture Al Qaeda Head in Syria

Syrian Kurdish rebels say they’ve captured the head of ISIS, representing the jihadist Syrian rebel groups linked to Al Qaeda in Iraq.

Syrian Kurds Capture Al Qaeda Head in Syria

Second Civil War Brewing in War-Torn Syria

A second war is brewing in war-ravaged Syria – this one between the two opposition factions fighting to depose President Bashar al-Assad.

Second Civil War Brewing Among Rebels in War-Torn Syria

Syrian Kurds Prepare for Autonomy

Syrian Kurds clashed with radical Islamist rebels, killing at least four. Turkish boy killed by stray fire

Syrian Kurds Clash with Islamists, Prepare for Autonomy

10,000 Syrian Refugees Wait to Enter Turkey

More than 200,000 Syrians have fled the savage civil war ripping apart their homeland this year. Now 10,000 are waiting to enter Turkey.

10,000-Strong Syrian Refugee Backlog at Turkish Border

Turkey: Assad Gave Heavy Weapons to PKK

Turkey's ruling AK Party accuses Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of “heaving heavy weapons” for Kurdish PKK terrorists in northern Syria.

Turkey: Assad Gave Heavy Weapons to PKK