Syrian Kurds have launched an unlikely radical experiment in governance without hierarchy, patriarchy or capitalism.
ISTANBUL -- Turkey's downing of a Russian military jet will help little in improving this much strained relationship. But it can clarify the basic political tensions which Turkey's Turkish and Kurdish politicians need to come to terms with, and get over, if they want to forge a new mode of coexistence inside Turkey's borders.
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece
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Kurdish Rep. Rahman sits down with HuffPost's Akbar Shahid Ahmed to discussthe role of the Peshmerga in Kobani, Syria.
Reese Erlich is a foreign correspondent with GlobalPost and reports regularly for National Public Radio (NPR), the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC), and Radio Deutsche Welle. His reporting has earned him multiple awards over the years.
Amidst the Medieval Darkness of ISIS, the Kurds Stand for Secularism and Democracy in the Middle East
ISTANBUL -- Turkey's Kurdish movement has managed to survive and grow for 30 years in the Middle East, where politics is a dangerous business. Whether in Iran, Iraq, Syria or Turkey, the Kurds are now one of the key players in the Middle East, having won the world's admiration for their defeat of ISIS in Kobani. Secular, democratic and a champion of women's rights, the Kurdish movement has emerged as the most serious rival to radical groups like ISIS.
Military ceremony for Halit Avci, the soldier who died as a result of an "accident" during the Suleyman Shah tomb operation
People are seen near the wreckage left by fighting in the center of the Syrian town of Kobani (Ayn al-Arab) on February 18
The Turkish Army launched a military operation into Syria late Saturday to evacuate the Tomb of Suleyman Shah, which has