Kurdish

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

James Matthews featured in a documentary about British volunteers fighting Isis (Channel 4)

James Matthews: British soldier who battled Isis faces terror charges

James Matthews: British soldier who battled Isis faces terror charges

Case is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the US of creating a 'terrorist force' on Turkey's border

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Kurds celebrate following last month's referendum

Kurdish Parliamentary elections postponed as post-referendum crisis continues

Kurdish Parliamentary elections postponed as post-referendum crisis continues

Iraqi troops have stormed into Kurdish region in recent days, prompting bitter in-fighting

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Erdogan infuriated at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

The Turkish president reacted furiously to the decision to charge three security guards with assault relating to an incident involving Kurdish protestors in May

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Smoke bomb hits Kurdish event in Germany injuring nine

Smoke bomb hits Kurdish event in Germany, injuring nine

Smoke bomb hits Kurdish event in Germany, injuring nine

The event was to do with the Kurdish region, which is a semi-autonomous area in Iraq, and its independence referendum

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Isis brides speak out about their lives after fleeing caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Many women who have fled Raqqa are now in a concrete jail amongst a refugee camp 30 miles north of the city

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Kurdish counter-terrorism official claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Kurdish counter-terror chief claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Kurdish counter-terror chief claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Lahur Talabany says he is 99% certain that Al-Baghdadi is alive in the south of Raqqa, Syria

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide

Five lawmakers from Left and Green parties signed the complaint, thought to be the first of its kind in Sweden

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

A soldier supporting the SDF is seen patrolling the outskirts of Raqqa on June 27, 2017

Battle against Isis: Kurdish troops enter old Raqqa city after scaling ancient wall

Kurdish troops enter old Raqqa city after scaling ancient wall in Isis bastion

Key advance could mark another key milestone in final push against Isis

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Turkish President Erdogan has condemned the warrants

US issues arrest warrants against Turkish security agents accused of assaulting Kurdish demonstrators

Arrest warrants issued for security agents accused of assaulting Kurds in US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will fight 'politically and judicially' against the arrest warrants

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa

Senior Kurdish officials said a statement will say that a major attack on the city of Raqqa, Syria is planned by a US-backed alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

The operation to free the hostage took place near the town of Dubiz in the Kirkuk province

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Warte Abubakir Ali passed all of her tests and became fully certified in civil aviation in Denmark in 2015

Kurdish woman makes history by becoming first female pilot in Iraq

Kurdish woman becomes first female pilot to fly a Boeing 737 in Iraq

Warte Abubakir Ali has earned her certifications to become a pilot for Iraqi Airways

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

WATCH Video shows Isis flag being lowered as Kurdish troops drive jihadists from Taqba

Video shows Isis flag being lowered as Kurdish troops drive jihadists from Taqba

Kurdish troops claim to have retaken 90% of crucial city

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police headquarters in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

At least four people have been reported to be wounded in the blast in Turkey

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

The Grande-Synthe camp near Dunkirk was devastated after a fight broke out which triggered the fire

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

George Galloway: Kurdish people have just as much right to a country as anybody else

George Galloway: Kurdish people have just as much right to a country as anybody else

'Kurdish people have just as much right to a country as anybody else'

George Galloway has said Kurdish people's right to have their own land must be recognised