Kurds


Time for Kurdish Independence?

Has the time for Kurdish independence finally arrived? No other Mideast community (except Israel) has a closer relationship with the United States than the Iraqi Kurds, who have played a…

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Turkey Detains Over 100 in Raids Against Pro-Kurdish Party

Turkish police have detained 118 people in raids across Turkey targeting officials from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) over allegations of links to Kurdish PKK terrorists, state-run Anadolu agency…

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Some Unexpected Reactions to Peres’s Passing

The extraordinary worldwide reaction to the passing of Shimon Peres has included condolences from some unexpected quarters, testifying to the long reach of Israel’s peripatetic ninth president. “We are deeply…

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Turkey Removes Mayors Over Alleged Kurdish Terror Links

Turkey has removed local mayors deemed to support Kurdish terrorists and appointed new administrators in two dozen municipalities, mostly in the largely Kurdish southeast, a provincial governor’s office said on Sunday.…

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Turkey to Invest $3.4B in Rebuilding Southeast

Turkey will invest 10 billion lira ($3.4 billion) in rebuilding areas in the largely Kurdish southeast that have been damaged by heavy fighting between terrorists and the state, the Daily Sabah…

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