News and updates about Kurds

Hey world, what about the Kurds in Iran?

Why don't you leave Israel alone for a while and choose a place where people are being persecuted for no reason? Opinion.

Hey world, what about the Kurds in Iran?

Iranian woman gets 74 lashes for violating dress code

33-year-old woman of Kurdish origins punished for "violating public morals" and not covering her head.

Iranian woman gets 74 lashes for violating dress code

Following Ankara attack:

Turkey strikes Kurdish targets in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes strike 20 suspected Kurdish targets in northern Iraq.

Turkey strikes Kurdish targets in northern Iraq

Iran:

Jailed woman sews lips together as part of protest

Kurdish woman jailed in Iran sews her lips together at start of hunger strike to protest not being allowed leave from jail.

Jailed woman sews lips together as part of protest

ISIS on the comeback in Kurdish-controlled territories?

A raid last year claimed hundreds of lives amid a weeks-long standoff with the Islamist group.

ISIS on the comeback in Kurdish-controlled territories?

France:

Suspect in attack on Kurds had hatred for foreigners

Prosecutor says man suspected of killing three Kurds in Paris confessed to a "pathological" hatred for foreigners.

Suspect in attack on Kurds had hatred for foreigners

France:

Suspect in Paris shooting transferred to psychiatric unit

French man suspected of killing three people in racist attack in Paris transferred to a psychiatric unit.

Suspect in Paris shooting transferred to psychiatric unit

Paris:

Kurdish protesters clash with police for second day in a row

Police fired teargas as they clashed with Kurdish protesters after a racially-motivated shooting in Paris on Friday.

Kurdish protesters clash with police for second day in a row

Macron:

'The Kurds of France were targeted by a heinous attack'

French President condemns mass shooting at Kurdish cultural center in Paris, which killed three people and wounded four.

'The Kurds of France were targeted by a heinous attack'

Is Turkey about to invade Iraq and Syria?

Following a deadly bombing in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a series of threats to Kurds in the region.

Is Turkey about to invade Iraq and Syria?

Report: At least 10 killed as Iran targets Iraqi Kurds

Journalist Blesa Shaways says Iran is attacking the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq as reprisal for the ongoing hijab protests.

Report: At least 10 killed as Iran targets Iraqi Kurds

Turkish air strike in northern Syria kills at least 11

Syrian government soldiers among those killed in Turkish strike which comes amid tensions between Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters.

Turkish air strike in northern Syria kills at least 11

At least 10 killed in alleged Turkish strike in Iraq

Dozens of Iraqi tourists were wounded in the deadly attack, as Erdogan pledged to rid Syria of Kurdish terrorists.

At least 10 killed in alleged Turkish strike in Iraq

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

Bennett: Israel reaches out to Iraq in peace

PM responds to conference in Iraqi Kurdistan calling for peace with Israel.

Bennett: Israel reaches out to Iraq in peace

Dismantle Iran now

The disintegration of Iran into ethnic states is steadily becoming more likely and should be supported by the international community.Op-ed

Dismantle Iran now

Kurds and Israel: A real love story ? The unknown truth

Kurds and Israel: A real love story ? The unknown truth

The Trump Deal: Dead on arrival?

The Trump Deal: Dead on arrival?

Abu Bakr's death: America can be proud, Europe ashamed

Abu Bakr's death: America can be proud, Europe ashamed

Did Al Baghdadi’s elimination stand behind US retreat?

Did Al Baghdadi’s elimination stand behind US retreat?

ISIS spokesman killed hours after leader

Kurdish fighters say ISIS spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir was killed in joint US-Kurdish raid.

ISIS spokesman killed hours after leader

Trump declares success in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey

US President says Turkey has agreed to make temporary ceasefire with Kurdish forces permanent. 'US did it, no one else.'

Trump declares success in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey

Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

Turkish defense ministry says it was informed by US that Kurdish withdrawal from Syria safe zone is complete.

Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

Kurdish fighters leave besieged town in northern Syria

Dozens of Kurdish fighters leave town of Ras al-Ain as part of ceasefire deal agreed upon between the US and Turkey.

Kurdish fighters leave besieged town in northern Syria

The Kurdish Rojava was a kind of Israel.and Islamists hated it

The Kurdish Rojava was a kind of Israel.and Islamists hated it

Erdogan: We will crush the Kurds' heads

Turkish president continues to threaten Kurdish forces despite US-brokered cease-fire.

Erdogan: We will crush the Kurds' heads

Erdogan threatens to restart operation against Kurds

Turkish President warns his country will restart operation in Syria if Kurds do not withdraw from a "safe zone".

Erdogan threatens to restart operation against Kurds

Romney: We abandoned an ally

Utah Senator blasts ceasefire with Turkey: What we have done to the Kurds will stand as a blood stain in the annals of American history.

Romney: We abandoned an ally

Why Turkey frightens Europe

Why Turkey frightens Europe

Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

US to raise steel tariffs, end negotiations for $100 billion deal over Turkey's attack on the Kurds in Syria.

Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

Analysis: Chaos in Syria intensifies after US abandons Kurds

Can America's allies in the Middle East continue to depend on the US after Trump clears way for Turkish attack on the Kurds?

Analysis: Chaos in Syria intensifies after US abandons Kurds

The upside of Trump’s pullout

The upside of Trump’s pullout

Trump: Those who got US into Middle East quicksand are inept

US President responds to criticism of his withdrawal from Syria, allowing Turkish assault on the Kurds.

Trump: Those who got US into Middle East quicksand are inept

France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

France and Germany announce arms exports to Turkey have been suspended in response to its offensive against Kurdish fighters.

France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

The real message of the Turks’ invasion of Syria

 The real message of the Turks’ invasion of Syria

Israel rips Turkish invasion of Syria, warns of ethnic cleansing

Prime Minister Netanyahu blasts Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, warns Turkey not to ethnically cleanse Kurds.

Israel rips Turkish invasion of Syria, warns of ethnic cleansing

Of media hotheads and Trump’s Syria blunder

Of media hotheads and Trump’s Syria blunder

Trump issues dire warning to Turkey over Syria invasion

President Trump says he will 'wipe out' Turkey's economy if President Erdogan wipes out the Kurds.

Trump issues dire warning to Turkey over Syria invasion

The United States' dilemma vis-à-vis the Kurds

The United States' dilemma vis-à-vis the Kurds

Shaked: Kurdish state is in Israel's interests

Yamina leader calls on Israeli government, Western world to support establishment of an independent Kurdistan.

Shaked: Kurdish state is in Israel's interests

Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

South Carolina Senator says Congress will impose devastating sanctions on Turkey if it launches operation in Syria.

Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

Trump: We have not abandoned the Kurds

Trump defends decision to pull troops from northern Syria, but stresses US is not abandoning the local Kurds.

Trump: We have not abandoned the Kurds

ANALYSIS: How Syrian war could turn into global conflict

Global community mistakenly believes Syrian civil war is winding down, but Turkey's Erdogan is preparing invasion of Kurdish territory.

ANALYSIS: How Syrian war could turn into global conflict

Let's mobilize the good guys in the Middle East!

Let's mobilize the good guys in the Middle East!

Assad warns Kurds: The US won't protect you

Syrian President warns country’s Kurds that the US would not protect them against any Turkish offensive.

Assad warns Kurds: The US won't protect you

Trump and Erdogan discuss Syria

Turkish President and US President discuss creation of "security zone" in north Syria.

Trump and Erdogan discuss Syria

Escalating tensions between US and Turkey

Following commencement of US military withdrawal from Syria, Turkey prepares to close in on the Kurds.

Escalating tensions between US and Turkey

Trump: We'll 'devastate' Turkey's economy if they attack Kurds

US President warns Turkey against harming Kurds after US pullout from Syria.

Trump: We'll 'devastate' Turkey's economy if they attack Kurds

Erdogan: US withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully

Turkish President says his country is best partner to work with US on withdrawal from Syria, reaffirms commitment to defeating ISIS.

Erdogan: US withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully

Bolton: US forces to remain in Syria to counter Iran

Top Trump adviser US will not pull troops out of Syria until Turkey vows not to attack Kurdish forces, adds withdrawal could be partial.

Bolton: US forces to remain in Syria to counter Iran

Turkey prepares for new offensive against Kurds

Turkey reportedly preparing offensive on Syrian border to attack Kurdish YPG forces.

Turkey prepares for new offensive against Kurds

Erdogan: Turkey to launch operation in Syria in coming days

Turkish president announces Turkey will attack Kurdish militants who are battling ISIS in Syria.

Erdogan: Turkey to launch operation in Syria in coming days

ANALYSIS: Syrian war becoming a global conflict

With the collapse of peace talks, Syrian civil war escalating into regional - and possibly global - conflict.

ANALYSIS: Syrian war becoming a global conflict

ANALYSIS: Developments show Syrian war could escalate into WWIII

The war is becoming a battle against the Russian-backed Iranian axis in Syria, with US Special Forces and UK soldiers deployed in the area,

ANALYSIS: Developments show Syrian war could escalate into WWIII

The shameful Western betrayal of the Kurds

The shameful Western betrayal of the Kurds

PKK and Hamas: A tale of two terror camps

PKK and Hamas: A tale of two terror camps

Syrian Kurds and army to repel Turkish offensive

Syrian Kurdish forces and Damascus government reached an agreement to work together to repel Turkish attack on Afrin region.

Syrian Kurds and army to repel Turkish offensive

Analysis: Erdogan is on a crash course with the US

The offensive against the Kurds in Syria is a red line. Experts say the latest Turkish provocation is bringing a confrontation closer.

Analysis: Erdogan is on a crash course with the US

Analysis: Turkey preparing for war

Erdogan's Turkey prepares for war against the Kurds while U.S. and NATO look the other way

Analysis: Turkey preparing for war

New bill would permit Israeli travel to Kurdish-controlled areas

A new bill would remove the 'enemy territory' definition applied to Kurdish areas.

New bill would permit Israeli travel to Kurdish-controlled areas