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Depressing conclusions to be drawn from the sad story of the Kurds

Depressing conclusions to be drawn from the sad story of the Kurds

Trump defeated ISIS, Europe abandoned the Kurds

Trump defeated ISIS, Europe abandoned the Kurds

ISIS reportedly threatens Jewish NY museum

Museum of Jewish Heritage threatened over hosting of movie depicting Kurdish soldiers fighting ISIS

ISIS reportedly threatens Jewish NY museum

Heavy fighting in battle for Raqa

After meeting fierce resistance, the Kurdish forces fighting to capture key city of Raqa from ISIS advances toward goal.

Heavy fighting in Kurdish battle for Raqa

Obama's ISIS policy uncorks Shiite genie in Iraq

Obama's ISIS policy uncorks Shiite genie in Iraq

Obama’s Islamic State policy threatens Clinton's election prospects

Obama’s Islamic State policy threatens Clinton's election prospects

The case for Kurdish statehood

The case for Kurdish statehood

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

The Turks and Kurds should be allies, not enemies

The Turks and Kurds should be allies, not enemies

How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

Aussies Nearly Shot by ISIS on Reality TV Show

When TV gets too real: participants in Australian show join Kurds and are brought straight to frontlines, where ISIS almost kills them.

Watch: Australians Nearly Shot by ISIS on Reality TV Showplayer

'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

Kurdish Fighters Blow ISIS Suicide-Bomber Sky-High

Spectacular video shows Peshmerga scoring a direct hit on a jihadi truck-bomb - sending it hurtling through the air... for a while.

Watch: Kurdish Fighters Blow ISIS Suicide-Bomber Sky-Highplayer

Kurdish President Vows Revenge on ISIS

Massud Barzani, president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, vows to avenge three peshmerga fighters beheaded by ISIS.

Kurdish President Vows Revenge on ISIS

ISIS Beheads Kurds in Front of Children in Iraq

New ISIS vid alleges to show execution of peshmerga forces, as ISIS feels the heat from Kurdish strikes.

ISIS Beheads Kurds in Front of Children in Iraq

Canadian Soldier Killed by Friendly Fire in Iraq

Canadian special forces soldier killed and three more injured in Iraq when their Kurdish allies accidentally open fire on them.

Canadian Soldier Killed by Friendly Fire in Iraq

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 'Expel ISIS' from Strategic Kobane

After over four months of grueling fighting, ISIS suffers major setback in Kurdish Syrian border town.

Kurds 'Expel ISIS' from Strategic Kobane

Turkey to Allow Kurdish Fighters into Kobane

Ankara confirms reports it will allow Iraqi Peshmerga forces to cross into embattled Kobane; move likely the result of US pressure.

Turkey to Allow Kurdish Fighters into Syria to Battle ISIS

Ex-Marine Corps Head: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doomed

Marine General (ret.) James Conway: Obama’s strategy doesn’t have ‘a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding.’

Ex-Marine Corps Head: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doomed

Kurdish Forces Kill Senior Islamic State Commander

Yasin Ali Suleiman Shlash blamed for mass-kidnapping of Yezidi women, many of whom were sold into sexual slavery.

Kurdish Forces Kill Senior Islamic State Commander in Iraq

Iraq: Kurdish Forces Retake Mosul Dam from Jihadis

Kurdish Peshmerga, backed by US Air Force, inflict heaviest defeat on Islamic State since its rapid advance through Iraq.

Iraq: Kurdish Forces Retake Mosul Dam from 'Islamic State'