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In Syria's War, Long-Repressed Minority Finds New Freedom
World  (tags: Kurds, Syria, civil war, world, politics, news, middle-east, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, government )

- 1133 days ago -
Keen to secure loyalty, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted Syria's Kurds de facto control over predominantly Kurdish areas of the country. But with the freedom, divisions have emerged.
Turkish Warplanes Bomb Kurdish Rebels in Northern Iraq
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Kurds, Turkey, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, interesting )

- 1559 days ago -
Turkish warplanes bombed suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq's rugged mountains Wednesday night, hours after an ambush on a southeastern Turkey highway killed eight soldiers and a government-employed guard.
Kurdish Rebel Chief Threatens War With Turkey
World  (tags: conflict, world, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds, news, humanrights, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1663 days ago -
The imprisoned leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group has warned his forces will unleash a "big war" after national elections if Turkey refuses to negotiate to end the decades-old conflict.
Kirkuk: A Ticking Time Bomb in Volatile North Iraq
World  (tags: conflict, Kurds, iraq, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', civil war, politics, terrorism, middle-east, news, iran, society, violence, usa, interesting, government )

- 1838 days ago -
Haji Mohammed Ismail, a tribal elder in Kirkuk, home to one of Iraq's biggest oilfields, is bracing for the worst once U.S. troops leave the country and Arab and Kurd face off with no one to halt the fight.
Military: Turkish Troops Cross Into Northern Iraq
World  (tags: world, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds, violence, interesting, politics )

- 1987 days ago -
Turkey sent hundreds of elite troops into northern Iraq on Wednesday to chase Kurdish guerrillas in an operation that could increase tensions within the region.
U.S., EU Must Tackle Syria on Kurds' Plight: Group
World  (tags: world, Kurds, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, usa, interesting, middle-east )

- 2189 days ago -
Human Rights Watch urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to raise the plight of Syria's Kurdish minority in talks with Damascus.
Washington Discusses Plans for Covert Action Against Kurdish PKK in Iraq
World  (tags: turkey, kurds, energy, europe, iraq, middle-east, iran, bushadministration )

- 3032 days ago -
Plans for a US operation to "neutralise" the PKK will not only antagonise the Kurdish minority and increase the bloody toll of victims in Iraq--it also threatens to destabilise one of Washington's most important allies in the region.

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