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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.

Defying all sides, Syrian Kurds en route to independence?

Activist Urges Israel to Raise Kurdistan as Ally

Prominent Kurdish official urges Israel to support Kurdistan as a buffer to Iranian, Turkish expansionism - despite Obama policy.

Activist Urges Israel to Raise Kurdistan as Ally against Iran

New MK Optimistic about Israeli-Kurdish Future

Ksenia Svetlova of the Zionist Union, an expert in Arab and Kurdish affairs, sees growth in future ties with Kurds in Syria and Iraq.

New MK Optimistic about Israeli-Kurdish Future

Kurds Fight for Independence Against 'Arabization'

Syrian Kurdistan faces decades of Syrian cultural assimilation, and now divide as large elements want Assad loyalty, not self-rule.

Syrian Kurds Struggling for Independence Against 'Arabization'

Syrian Kurdish Leader: Partition Syria

Syrian Kurdish leader in Washington advocates the world drops the paradigm of a unified Syria and gives its peoples their independence.

Syrian Kurdish Leader: Break Syria Up into Separate States

Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?

Expert explains fight of Iraqi minority group against ISIS, which is complicated by Kurds aligning closer with Iran.

Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?

Expert: Syrian Kurds are Waiting for Israel

Israel and Iraqi Kurds have kept their ties hidden, but both sides are eager to open up and Kurds in other countries are, too.

Expert: Syrian Kurds are Waiting for Israel