Kurdistan

What will happen to Syria?
Syria war
In Depth

What will happen to Syria?

It may look like chaos, but is the situation in northern Syria being carefully manipulated by Moscow?
17 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Boris flounders amid ‘sham’ Queen’s speech
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Boris flounders amid ‘sham’ Queen’s speech

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 15 October
15 Oct 2019
Who are the Kurds?
Kurds, Kurdistan, PKK, SDF, YPG, Turkey, Syria
In Depth

Who are the Kurds?

US accused of ‘betrayal’ after stepping aside for Turkish assault on Kurdish-held territory in northern Syria
10 Oct 2019
US abandons Syrian Kurds: what it means for the Middle East
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In Depth

US abandons Syrian Kurds: what it means for the Middle East

Trump makes way for Turkish offensive against Kurdish-led forces who played major role in defeating Islamic State
7 Oct 2019
Should Isis militants be returned to the UK?
Iraqi forces, ISIS flag
In Depth

Should Isis militants be returned to the UK?

US defence secretary says detaining foreign fighters in Syria is ‘untenable’
6 Sep 2019
Whistleblowers: YouGov tried to secretly Iraq vote
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In Brief

Whistleblowers: YouGov tried to secretly Iraq vote

Polling firms face fresh scrutiny after Brexit data scandal
5 Oct 2018
Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes
Syria airstrikes
In Brief

Syria: scores of civilians killed in government air strikes

Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurds repel Turkish forces in north
20 Feb 2018

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Syria captures last Isis stronghold, turns focus to Kurds
Assad
In Brief

Syria captures last Isis stronghold, turns focus to Kurds

Questions raised about future US support for Kurdish forces as Assad looks to take eastern oilfields
3 Nov 2017
Kurdish forces abandon disputed oil fields
Iraqi government forces faced little resistance re-taking disputed oil fields
In Brief

Kurdish forces abandon disputed oil fields

Withdrawal follows Iraqi government taking back control of Kirkuk
18 Oct 2017
Iraqi military enters Kirkuk
Iraqi forces drive into the centre of the disputed city of Kirkuk
In Brief

Iraqi military enters Kirkuk

Thousands of Kurdish residents flee as US tries to de-escalate crisis
17 Oct 2017
Iraqi-Kurd conflict begins after independence vote
Iraqi Kurds campaigning for independence carry their flag through the streets
In Brief

Iraqi-Kurd conflict begins after independence vote

First use of military might by Baghdad following referendum poses headache for the US
16 Oct 2017
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