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#Kurdish

# kurdish - Friday 18 May, 2018

Two-year-old migrant girl killed by bullet to the face in Belgium

It’s unclear whether or not the bullet fired came from a police officer’s gun.

# kurdish - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Explainer: Why Iraq taking back land from the Kurds is a major headache for the US

The two US allies are at loggerheads over disputed territory in oil-rich Kirkuk.

# kurdish - Monday 16 October, 2017

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

# kurdish - Sunday 25 June, 2017

# kurdish - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Kurdish news anchor killed covering Iraq's battle for Mosul

The Rudaw news organisation described her as one of their “most daring journalists”.

# kurdish - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"We've avoided a tragedy here" - people of New Ross just relieved that discovered migrants are alive

Five people, including a three-year-old girl, were found in a container transported to Rosslare from France at the weekend.

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

# kurdish - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions

One of the boys is identified as being British.

# kurdish - Monday 22 August, 2016

Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51

94 people were injured in the blast which occurred as the wedding was drawing to a close on Saturday evening.

# kurdish - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Seven police killed by rebel bomb attack in Turkey's Kurdish south

A 30-year campaign by separatists resumed last year.

# kurdish - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

# kurdish - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Troops find bodies of 78 elderly women in Islamic State mass grave

Sinjar had been taken by Islamic State before being liberated this week.

# kurdish - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

British actor explains why he left his Hollywood home to fight ISIS in Syria

The actor has no military or combat training.

# kurdish - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Pirates of the Caribbean actor goes to Syria to help 'obliterate' Islamic State Michael Enright This post contains videos

Pirates of the Caribbean actor goes to Syria to help 'obliterate' Islamic State

He said has written to family and friends to tell them he loves them as he “might not see them again”.

# kurdish - Monday 20 October, 2014

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift Peshmerga This post contains images

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift

“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”

# kurdish - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

US warns that air strikes alone will not stop advancement of Islamic State

A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.

# kurdish - Monday 11 August, 2014

US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

# kurdish - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

# kurdish - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq

The move has put strain on the frayed relationship between Iraqi and Kurdish leaders.

# kurdish - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

John Kerry makes unannounced trip to Iraq's Kurdish region as country teeters on the brink

There is an increasingly urgent diplomatic push to stop Iraq from tearing apart.

# kurdish - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spike

14 election candidates have been killed since campaigning began.

# kurdish - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Turkey launches Iraq incursion after fatal border attacks - report

Twenty-six soldiers were killed in border attacks today, just a day after five policemen and three civilians were killed in a roadside bombing.

# kurdish - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Early results indicate Turkey's ruling party likely to win third term

The government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may seek to reform the country’s military-era constitution in its third term.