Kurds

Brit who fought against Isis in Syria is jailed
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Brit who fought against Isis in Syria is jailed

Aidan James found guilty of terror offences over training with banned Kurdish militia
8 Nov 2019
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
US delegation to meet Erdogan as Trump faces Syria storm
Donald Trump
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US delegation to meet Erdogan as Trump faces Syria storm

President’s ‘strategically brilliant’ withdrawal of US troops from Syrian border draws condemnation
17 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Uefa ‘must not fail’ black footballers
England Bulgaria, Marcus Rashford, Racism
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Uefa ‘must not fail’ black footballers

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 16 October
16 Oct 2019
The definition of genocide
Kurds, Turkey
In Depth

The definition of genocide

Turkey’s military operations against Kurdish positions in Syria has reopened debate about nature of ethnic cleansing
15 Oct 2019
Donald Trump condemned as Kurds flee bombing
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Donald Trump condemned as Kurds flee bombing

US president accused of ‘stabbing Kurds in back’ through troop withdrawal
11 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

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Instant Opinion: Don’t mention the war
UK and EU flags at Westminster
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Instant Opinion: Don’t mention the war

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 10 October
10 Oct 2019
Turkey attacks US allies in Syria after Trump ‘green light’
AKCAKALE, TURKEY - OCTOBER 09: People wave as Turkish soldiers prepare to cross the border into Syria on October 09, 2019 in Akcakale, Turkey. The military action is part of a campaign to ext
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Turkey attacks US allies in Syria after Trump ‘green light’

US president under fire from his own party for abandonment of Kurdish allies
10 Oct 2019
US abandons Syrian Kurds: what it means for the Middle East
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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
Kurds call for ‘Nuremberg-style’ tribunal for IS fighters
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Kurds call for ‘Nuremberg-style’ tribunal for IS fighters

There is international disagreement about what to do with 1,000 foreign fighters in Kurdish prisons
27 Mar 2019
Will Turkey call Trump’s Kurdish bluff?
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Will Turkey call Trump’s Kurdish bluff?

US president has promised to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria after US troops pull out
15 Jan 2019
Have Western nations abandoned the Kurds?
Syria war
In Depth

Have Western nations abandoned the Kurds?

World leaders have been reluctant to take a stand against the Turkish assault on Afrin
29 Mar 2018
British woman killed fighting Turkish forces in Syria
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British woman killed fighting Turkish forces in Syria

The 26-year-old’s convoy was struck by a Turkish missile
19 Mar 2018
Turkish ground troops enter northern Syria
Turkish tanks massing at the border with Syria
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Turkish ground troops enter northern Syria

Incursion follows air strikes to remove Kurdish fighters from Afrin
22 Jan 2018
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
Turkey in show of force on Iraqi border
Turkish tanks
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Turkey in show of force on Iraqi border

Troops and tanks roll in ahead of controversial referendum on Kurdish independence
20 Sep 2017
Israel endorses independent Kurdish state
Iraqi Kurds campaigning for independence carry their flag through the streets
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Israel endorses independent Kurdish state

Iraqi Kurds are preparing to vote in a referendum on independence
14 Sep 2017
Islamic State uses 'explosive drone' on Western forces
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Islamic State uses 'explosive drone' on Western forces

Two reported dead and two injured after attack on French and Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq
12 Oct 2016
Istanbul bomb blast kills 11 on second day of Ramadan
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Istanbul bomb blast kills 11 on second day of Ramadan

Suspicion falls on Kurdish militants after police bus is targeted during rush hour
7 Jun 2016
UK: Tornados' first strikes against Islamic State
Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft
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UK: Tornados' first strikes against Islamic State

Attacks will prompt 'relief' for government after fanfare of air strikes vote, but 'anxiety' for hostages
1 Oct 2014
Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
In Depth

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants
12 Aug 2014
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