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  • WorldErdogan defends Turkey's cross-border operation in Iraq

    Turkey accuses US of backing PKK after Turks killed in Iraq

    Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan laid into the United States, accusing it of supporting Kurdish militants on Monday, days after Turkish troops found the bodies of 13 Turkish soldiers, police and civilians…

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    Around 200 displaced Syrians leave Al-Hol camp: Kurds

    QAMISHLI: Around 200 Syrian displaced people, mostly women and children, were heading home from an overcrowded desert camp in the northeast of the war-torn country on Sunday, a Kurdish official said. Syria‘s…

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    Turkish fire kills civilian during joint Syria patrol: Kurds

    QAMISHLI: At least one civilian was killed Tuesday by fire from Turkish forces on joint patrol with Russian troops near the Syrian border town of Kobane, Kurdish authorities said. “Turkish vehicles taking…

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    Kurds hurl rocks at Russian-Turkish Syria patrol

    MAABDA: Kurdish protesters hurled rocks Friday at Turkish military vehicles in northeastern Syria during a patrol in which one civilian died when he was run over by a personnel carrier. A small group of…

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    Kurds hurl rocks at Russian-Turkish Syria patrol

    MAADBA: Kurdish protesters hurled rocks Friday at Turkish military vehicles in northeastern Syria during a patrol in which one civilian died when he was run over by a personnel carrier. A small group of…

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    Iraq opens 2nd camp to cope with Syrian Kurd influx

    Bardarach: The United Nations on Saturday opened a new section of a camp for the displaced in Iraqi Kurdistan to host refugees fleeing Turkish troops in northeast Syria. “Around 11,000 refugees are…

  • Syria15 dead in Syria clashes between pro-Turkish forces, Kurds: monitor

    15 dead in Syria clashes between pro-Turkish forces, Kurds

    BEIRUT: Clashes in northeast Syria between pro-Ankara fighters backed by the Turkish air force and a Damascus-backed force led by Syrian Kurds left 15 dead on Saturday, a monitor said. Rami Abdel Rahman, head…

  • SyriaKurds fully withdraw from besieged Syria border town

    Kurds fully withdraw from besieged Syria border town

    Damascus: Kurdish fighters belonging to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday fully withdrew from the besieged Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain in the first pullback under a ceasefire deal with…

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    Kurds: a stateless people across four countries

    PARIS: The Kurds are a non-Arab ethnic group of between 25 and 35 million people spread mainly across Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey but without a state of their own. – Across four countries…

  • SyriaSporadic clashes in Syria border town after Turkey truce

    Turkey keeps up assault on Kurd-held Syria border towns

    QAMISHLI: Turkey kept up its assault on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria on Saturday on the fourth day of an offensive that is drawing growing international condemnation, even from Washington. Buoyed by a…

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    5 killed in Kurdish shelling on Turkey: officials

    Akçakale: Five people, including a nine-month-old baby, were killed and dozens injured in shelling on Turkish border towns on Thursday, local authorities said, following Turkey’s offensive on Kurdish forces in northern Syria.…

  • SyriaMortar fire kills foreign medic in northeast Syria: NGO

    Damascus says would welcome Kurds back into fold

    DAMASCUS: Damascus is ready to welcome Syria‘s Kurds back into the fold after Washington left them to face Turkish military threats alone, a senior official said in comments published Tuesday. Ankara has threatened…

  • SyriaUS continues to arm Kurds in Syria: Pentagon

    US continues to arm Kurds in Syria: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON: The United States continues to provide Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria with arms and vehicles, despite the creation of a buffer zone with Turkey along the border, a US defense official said Wednesday.…

  • Middle East

    Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors

    Ankara: The Turkish government removed three mayors from office on Monday over alleged links to Kurdish militants, the interior ministry said. The mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van provinces in eastern Turkey…

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    Three Turkish soldiers killed in Kurd mortar attack from Iraq: ministry

    Istanbul: Three Turkish soldiers died Saturday in a mortar attack by Kurdish rebels launched from Iraqi territory, the Turkish defence ministry said. “Three of our brothers in arms died as martyrs after…

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