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Kurds rout Syria jihadists on Iraq border: Activists

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 17:53

Fierce clashes raged on Saturday after Syrian Kurds seized from jihadists a crossing on the Iraqi border, a key supply route for weapons and fighters in the 31-month war, activists said.

Syrian Kurds battle al Qaeda-linked rebel faction

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 09:05

Kurdish militias battled al Qaeda-linked rebel groups in northeastern Syria on Tuesday in the latest round of heavy fighting that has helped fuel a mass exodus of civilians from the region into neighboring Iraq, activists said.

Syria air raids target Aleppo Kurds: Watchdog

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 17:21

Syrian warplanes on Saturday raided a flashpoint majority Kurdish district in the northern city of Aleppo, a watchdog said.

Iraq warns Turkey over separate Kurdish oil deal

Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 23:47

Iraq`s Kurds announced that they have started exporting crude oil and gas to Turkey

Iraq's Kurds halt oil exports over payment row

Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 14:06

Iraq's self-ruled northern Kurdish region says that it has halted oil exports over a payment row with the central government in Baghdad.

Kurds halt oil exports in payment row

Last Updated: Sunday, April 01, 2012, 22:27

The move by Kurdistan is the latest in a long-running row between Baghdad and Kurdish authorities.

Iraq asks Kurds to hand over Sunni Vice President

Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 20:39

Iraq has formally asked authorities in the semi-autonomous northern Kurdish region to hand over Vice President.

`Turkish air strikes kill 35 Kurds near Iraq`

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 12:49

Turkish warplanes regularly strike Kurdish militant targets in the region.

Turkish PM apologizes over 1930s killings of Kurds

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 19:11

The apology by PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan comes at tense time for relations between Turkey and its minority Kurds.

Turkey`s Kurds threaten to boycott Parliament

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 11:32

Turkey`s Kurdish party threatened to boycott Parliament, which might force by-elections.

Turkish PM pledges more investment for Kurds

Last Updated: Thursday, June 02, 2011, 12:19

The PM however stopped short of any commitment sought by Kurdish leaders.

Syria`s Assad makes gesture to Kurds amid protests

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 00:37

The Syrian President granted citizenship to thousands of Kurds, fulfilling a key demand of the country`s long ostracised minority.