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Turkey strikes Kurdish targets in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes strike 20 suspected Kurdish targets in northern Iraq.

Turkey strikes Kurdish targets in northern Iraq

Turkey strikes Kurdish bases in Syria and Iraq

Strikes target bases of PKK and YPG, which Turkey blames for Istanbul blast last week.

Turkey strikes Kurdish bases in Syria and Iraq

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

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

Congress must immediately pass a fresh AUMF for NE Syria

Congress must immediately pass a fresh AUMF for NE 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

The Turks are coming – to Syria

The Turks are coming – to Syria

Report: Turkey sends troops to northern Syria

'Tanks and other heavy weapons' reportedly seen moving from Turkey into Kurdish area of Syria, following announcement of US pullout.

Report: Turkey sends troops to northern Syria

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

Kurds: One people across four countries

Kurds declare a federal region in Syria raising an uproar - but who are they? Meet a scattered people with tense relations in host states.

Kurds: One people across four countries

Turkey says bomber trained with Syrian Kurds

No group has claimed credit for Ankara blast that killed 35, but Turkey says female suicide bomber was linked to YPG in Syria.

Turkey says bomber trained with Syrian Kurds

Deadly car bomb, second attack in Turkey in two days

Two dead and thirty-nine wounded in second deadly attack in country in as many days.

Deadly car bomb, second attack in Turkey in two days

Four Dead as Iran Revolutionary Guards Fight Kurdish Rebels

Spillover? Kurdish rebels clash with Iranian security forces at Turkish border, as fighting rages between Turkey, PKK.

Four Dead as Iran Revolutionary Guards Fight Kurdish Rebels

Erdogan's Kurdish War Gamble Fails Spectacularly

Analysts reveal Erdogan's Kurdish crackdown was meant to reverse elections defeat, but new poll proves it had the exact opposite effect.

Erdogan's Kurdish War Gamble Fails Spectacularly

Turkey Claims Killing 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

One Killed in Renewed Clashes between Turkey, Kurds

Kurdish youths open fire on Turkish police, as protesters demand an end to violence.

One Killed in Renewed Clashes between Turkey, Kurds

7 Kurds Killed as Clashes Escalate between Turkey, PKK

Kurdish news agency claims Turkish forces 'executed' two teenage boys, as militants attack army bases.

7 Kurds Killed as Clashes Escalate between Turkey, PKK

Erdogan Promises 'No Concessions' in Fight Against Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there will be "no concessions" in Turkey's relentless offensive against the PKK.

Erdogan Promises 'No Concessions' in Fight Against Kurds

Erdogan Vows to Continue Attack on PKK 'to the Last Terrorist'

Turkish President says his country would press on with its relentless campaign against Kurdish militants "until not one terrorist" was left.

Erdogan Vows to Continue Attack on PKK 'to the Last Terrorist'

Turkey Says it Will Strike ISIS - 'Soon'

Turkish FM tells Kerry fight against ISIS will start 'soon'; efforts focused on Kurds till now and not ISIS, which Turkey cooperated with.

Turkey Says it Will Strike ISIS - 'Soon'

US Urges Turkey to Tone Down War Against Kurds

US and Europe warn Turkey after reports its Kurdish crackdown is killing civilians, as Ankara continues to largely ignore ISIS.

US Urges Turkey to Tone Down War Against Kurds

Scores of Kurdish Civilians Killed in Turkish Bombardment

Turkey escalates air campaign against Kurdish rebels, as Kurdish PKK group claims first 'suicide bombing'.

Scores of Kurdish Civilians Killed in Turkish Bombardment

Turkey Launches All-Out War: 260 Kurds Dead in a Week

Turkish fighter jets continue to pound Kurdish fighters as it becomes clear Ankara's main target Kurds not ISIS - which it cooperated with.

Turkey Launches All-Out War: 260 Kurds Dead in a Week

Kurdish Rebels Prepare for War with Turkey

In their Iraqi bastions, Kurdish PKK militants bracing for all-out conflict with Turkey as Ankara steps up bombing campaign.

Kurdish Rebels Prepare for War with Turkey

Turkish ISIS Airstrikes 'Just for Show'

Senior Kurdish politician says Turkey's campaign mainly targets Kurdish rebels, Erdogan trying to manufacture crisis to force new elections.

Turkish ISIS Airstrikes 'Just for Show'

Erdogan Declares War on the Kurds

'Peace process not possible given attacks,' says Erdogan, as his jets launch first strike on Kurdish forces inside Turkey since 2011.

Erdogan Declares War on the Kurds

Erdogan's ISIS War: A Pretext for Elections, Kurd Crackdown

Analysts reveal Turkey manipulating ISIS attack to launch anti-Kurd offensive despite peace talks, aiming to recover from election disaster.

Erdogan's ISIS War: A Pretext for Elections, Kurd Crackdown

NATO to Meet at Turkey's Request

Ambassadors of NATO states will meet on Tuesday for talks on violence between Turkey, ISIS and the Kurds.

NATO to Meet at Turkey's Request

Merkel Urges Turkey to Stick with Kurdish Peace Process

German Chancellor urges Turkish Prime Minister to stick with the Kurdish peace process despite escalating violence.

Merkel Urges Turkey to Stick with Kurdish Peace Process

US Backs Turkish Strikes against Kurds

White House says 'Turkey has a right' to conduct airstrikes against PKK, as fragile ceasefire in tatters.

US Backs Turkish Strikes against Kurds

Kurdish Uprising? Turkish Soldiers Killed as PKK Truce Teeters

Ceasefire between Turkey, Kurdish PKK 'appears to be over,' as Turkey launches airstrikes on Kurds, who respond with attacks.

Kurdish Uprising? Turkish Soldiers Killed as PKK Truce Teeters

Kurdish Militants Call Off Truce with Turkey

Two-year-old truce between Turkey and Kurdish PKK seems to be over after attacks and mass arrests.

Kurdish Militants Call Off Truce with Turkey

Turkey Jets Bomb ISIS, Kurdish Targets for a Second Time

For the second time in less than 24 hours, Turkish F-16 air force jets bomb targets controlled by ISIS jihadists in Syria.

Turkey Jets Bomb ISIS, Kurdish Targets for a Second Time

Kurdish Assassins Kill Islamists in Revenge for ISIS Bombing

Kurdish militant group continues revenge attacks for ISIS suicide bombing on Monday; two Islamists assassinated by PKK.

Kurdish Assassins Kill Islamists in Revenge for ISIS Bombing

US Airdrops Weapons to Kurds Despite Turkish Opposition

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

Kurds Issue Dramatic Call to Arms as Fresh ISIS Massacre Looms

Kurds warn of 'genocide operation', calls youth to defend embattled border town as Islamic State tries to cement control of Turkish border.

Kurds Issue Dramatic Call to Arms as Fresh ISIS Massacre Looms

Weapons Seized in Turkey near Syria

A cargo truck bearing 12,000 rocket heads was seized by Turkish police near the Syrian border, possibly on way to rebel forces.

Weapons Seized in Turkey near Syria

Kurdish Rebels Threaten Turkey with Fresh Wave of Attacks

Kurdistan Workers Party acting head says Turkey not delivering on key promises, continues to support Islamists against Kurds in Syria.

Kurdish Rebels Threaten Turkey with Fresh Wave of Attacks

Syrian Kurds Clash with Islamists, 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

Shurat HaDin Helps U.S. Citizens Win Lawsuit Against Syria

Tel Aviv based Shurat HaDin represented two families of Americans in their successful lawsuit against the Syrian government.

Shurat HaDin Helps U.S. Citizens Win Lawsuit Against Syria

Report: US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

The US warned Turkey there was military cargo aboard a Syrian aircraft intercepted by Ankara Wednesday night – correctly.

Report: US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

Report: Kurds, Tehran Unite to Fight Turkey

A Turkish newspaper reports the Iranian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party terror group has struck a deal with Tehran to fight Turkey.

Report: Kurds, Tehran Unite to Fight Turkey

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

At Least 8 Killed in Southeastern Turkey Car Bombing

At least eight people were killed and 50 were wounded Monday night when a car bomb exploded near a police station in southeastern Turkey.

At Least 8 Killed in Southeastern Turkey Car Bombing

Terrorist Bombing Injures 10 in Istanbul

At least 10 were injured when terrorists carried out an attack near the offices of Turkey's ruling party in Istanbul Thursday morning.

Terrorist Bombing Injures 10 in Istanbul

Turkey Claims Israel is Aiding Kurdish Rebels

Turkish intelligence agencies are claiming that Israeli drones recently spotted in Turkey are spying for the PKK.

Turkey Claims Israel is Aiding Kurdish Rebels

Obama Administration Wants to Give Turkey SuperCobras

An unorthodox deal sees Washington providing Ankara with in-service US Marine Corps attack helicopters to aid in its war with the PKK.

Obama Administration Wants to Give Turkey SuperCobras

3 Dead in Terrorist Attack Near High School in Ankara

At least three people were killed and more than a dozen wounded after terrorists struck in a car bomb attack near a high school in Ankara.

3 Dead in Terrorist Attack Near High School in Ankara

Report: Turkey Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds

Der Spiegel magazine reports that photographs have proven that PKK fighters in Turkey were killed by chemical weapons.

Report: Turkey Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds

Oil Resumes After PKK Attack Halted Flow to Turkey

Oil resumed moving through the Kirkuk--Ceyhan pipeline after a Kurdish rebel attack over the weekend temporarily halted the flow.

Oil Resumes After PKK Attack Halted Flow to Turkey

Syria Jails 400 in Crackdown on PKK

Syria has reportedly arrested 400 ethnic Kurds in five cities in an attempt to assist Turkey against PKK rebel forces.

Syria Jails 400 in Crackdown on PKK

Turkey May Hire 500,000 Career Soldiers to Fight Kurds

About 120 Kurdish rebels, 43 soldiers killed since March 2010. Erdogan vowed to 'annihilate' PKK. Conflict has cost 40,000 lives in 26 years.

Turkey May Hire 500,000 Career Soldiers to Fight Kurds

Turkish Forces Kill Kurdish Civilians

Turkish soldiers reportedly gunned down Kurdish villagers gathering herbs after mistaking them for PKK resistance fighters.

Turkish Forces Kill Kurdish Civilians

Increased Violence in Turkish-Occupied Kurdistan

The past week has seen a steep upsurge in violence between Kurdish resistance fighters and Turkish forces currently occupying Northern Kurdistan.

Increased Violence in Turkish-Occupied Kurdistan