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Iraqi Kurd leader vows to defend Syria Kurds
Massoud Barzani says he will defend the large Kurdish population in neighbouring Syria from al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 20:04 GMT
Where do Syria's Kurds stand?
As Kurdish fighters battle groups linked to al-Qaeda, we examine their role in the confusing and bloody conflict.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 12:43 GMT
Syrian Kurdish fighters reportedly seize post
Syrian Observatory says al-Qaeda-affiliated fighters expelled from a checkpoint in the northeast of the country.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 13:51 GMT
Kurds increasingly entangled in Syrian war
Free Syrian Army accuses Kurds of being Assad's mercenaries, which the group vehemently denies.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2013 21:28 GMT
Fighting rages near Damascus airport
Syrian rebels declare the capital's international airport a legitimate target as clashes continue in suburbs.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2012 11:29 GMT
Turkey and Syria's deteriorating relations
As Turkey seeks to deploy Patriot missiles along their shared border, Syria calls the move "an act of provocation".
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 11:29 GMT
Turkey urges recognition of Syrian opposition
Country sees new coalition as legitimate representative of people, while rebels make advances.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 20:46 GMT
NATO 'ready' to help Turkey deal with Syria
Secretary-general says Ankara can rely on alliance, as Assad's troops try to regain control of rebel-held Ras al-Ain.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 19:45 GMT
Syria bombs rebel town on Turkish border
Fighter jet and helicopters support Bashar al-Assad's forces as they try to regain control of rebel-held Ras al-Ain.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 12:52 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
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