Middle East

Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Erdogan says more action possible against YPG fighters in Syria, insisting US support for Kurdish group must end.

Middle East

Turkey says 11 Syrian Kurds killed in border clash

Turkish army says YPG fighters fired rockets across the border, prompting retaliation by Turkish forces.

Turkey says 11 Syrian Kurds killed in border clash

Al Jazeera World

Return to Arms: Hadaka

A rare and exclusive insight into an Iranian Kurdish political party and paramilitary group in exile in northern Iraq.

Middle East

US-backed forces 'capture' Syria airbase from ISIL

SDF take military airport from ISIL in northern Syria, close to country's largest dam that may be in danger of collapse.

US-backed forces 'capture' Tabqa airbase from ISIL

ISIS

US senator McCain warns of 'tough decisions' on Kurds

Senior senator says Turkey watching as decision must be made on arming Kurdish fighters in the coming battle for Raqqa.

John McCain warns of 'tough decisions' on Syrian Kurds

Reporter's Notebook

Kurdish family demands justice in Turkey's Diyarbakir

One Kurdish family is speaking out more than a year after their daughter was allegedly killed by Turkish sniper fire.

Kurdish family demands justice in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Middle East

Russia 'strikes deal' with Syrian Kurds to set up base

In agreement with Kurds, Russia to operate military base in Afrin and train YPG fighters in 'anti-terror' combat.

Syrian Kurds say Russia to build base in Afrin

Middle East

Rival Kurdish groups clash in Iraq's Sinjar region

Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani's close ties with Ankara blamed for clashes between Peshmerga and YBS fighters.

Rival Kurdish groups clash in Iraq's Sinjar region

Middle East

Turkish MP loses seat over terror charges

Kurdish MP Figen Yuksekdag, who is held in custody, has been convicted for making 'terror propaganda'.

HDP leader Figen Yuksekdag loses seat in parliament

Middle East

Turkish Kurds appeal to EU court over leaders' arrest

Pro-Kurdish HDP files application at European Court of Human Rights over arrest of its leaders, Demirtas and Yuksekdag.

HDP applies to ECHR over arrests of its leaders

Middle East

Kurdish commander pledges to retain Syria's Manbij

Turkish president's plan to clear Kurdish forces from Syrian city and set up a safe zone meets with Kurdish defiance.

Battle for Mosul

Arab-Kurd tensions simmer in shadow of Mosul campaign

Tensions between KRG and Baghdad could fuel a proxy war between regional powers, analysts warn.

Arab-Kurd tensions simmer in shadow of Mosul campaign

Reporter's Notebook

On the sidelines of Mosul, the battle for Kurdish culture

For the Kurdish intelligentsia, there is far more at stake than the loss of land.

On the sidelines of Mosul, the battle for Kurdish culture

Arts & Culture

Sulaimania: Saving the dream city of a Kurdish prince

Efforts are under way to salvage what remains of old Sulaimania, once a bastion of diversity and cosmopolitanism.

Sulaimania: Saving the dream city of a Kurdish prince

Battle for Mosul

Baghdad, Kurds at odds over control of post-ISIL Mosul

A month into Mosul push, Iraqi and Kurdish leaders offer differing views of who will control city after its recapture.