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My special guest on last night's show was Dillon Hillier, the Canadian soldier who (secretly at first) volunteered to fight on the side of the Kurds against ISIS.
Thus, as part of this revenge, the PKK is killing the Kurdish people together with the police-soldiers through its bloody attacks.

Baghdad, Iraq - The man who was Iraq's prime minister when Mosul fell to ISIS more than two years ago warned Saturday that the city's borders must remain unchanged after liberation, in comments directed at the Kurdistan Region.
Media reported that Moscow and Ankara were considering such a "deal"
Damascus - Syrian president Bashar al-Assad on Friday repeated his rejection of the Northern Syria - Rojava (NSR) administration and denied that the majority of the Kurds want federalism. Both remarks came in response to a question posed by the Russian ...
The early years for her family, like for many refugee Kurds resettled in the U.S., were about surviving, when all you could bring from your old life needed to fit in a suitcase.

Istanbul, Oct 11 (KUNA) -- Five Kurds were killed Tuesday after Turkish warplanes raided various Kurdistan Workers Party's (PKK) targets, destroying two hideouts.
Moreover, Erdogan blamed the Syrian civil war's casualties on the US policy of backing the Kurdish people's Protection Units (YPG).
Hamdi mentioned that achieving independence will be easier for Kurds if they are united. Zarifa Ramazan, a Kurdish activist woman who also participated in the meeting, touched upon the history of Kurds and mentioned that Kurdish people should not ...
Islamic State-linked fighters have for the first time used a booby-trapped drone to attack Kurdish and French troops in Iraq, French media are reporting.
In the debate, Clinton said: "I would consider arming the Kurds. The Kurds have been our best partners in Syria, as well as Iraq.
Reports that corruption is responsible for keeping oil profits from the Kurdish people are widespread, and a topic of discussion among locals.
The story (www.Reuters.com/investigates/special-report/Mideast-crisis-Kurds-land/) detailed the case of a Kurd who said he had occupied a house formerly owned by an Arab family in the town of Zumar, after Kurdish peshmerga fighters dislodged Islamic ...
During the second presidential debate with her Republican rival Donald Trump in St. Louis, Missouri, Clinton stated the Kurds had become US' "best partners" in Syria as well as Iraq. peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Region and People's Protection ...
Tensions between Ankara and the Kurds escalated in July 2015 when a ceasefire between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) collapsed over a series of terrorist attacks, allegedly committed by PKK members.
Following the move, Syrian Kurds and Damascus accused Ankara of violating Syria's territorial integrity. Syria has been mired in civil war since 2011, with opposition factions and Islamist terrorist groups such as Islamic State and the Nusra Front, now ...

The Kurdish people's Protection (YPG) units have been at the front lines of the fight against Daesh since the Syrian government withdrew from the self-declared autonomous region of Rojava in 2012, and currently receive military support from the United ...
Mosul in early autumn looks peaceful from the Bashiqa ridge. The first positions of the Iraqi Kurdish army, the peshmerga, are here, 12km from the city.
Kurdish troops say they hope the exhibit gives Kurdish people a better insight into IS's military capabilities and their battle strategies ahead of a major military operation planned to retake Mosul from IS.
MARIWAN, Iran (Kurdistan24) - Iranian Kurds have been rallying in the streets since Tuesday to protest the road conditions in their region.
Hasakah - Kurds in Syria's northeastern Hasakah city have buried the victims of an Islamic State (ISIS) suicide bombing.
... violent attacks against Kurds, a report released by the ECRI said on Tuesday. "ECRI is greatly concerned about the large number of violent attacks against Kurdish people, many of which are committed on grounds of the victim's ethnic origin," the ...
The deepening row between Turkey and Iraq took a further turn as Baghdad requested an emergency session of the UN Security Council to review what it considers the illegal presence of Turkish troops at the Bashiqa camp near Mosul, while a top Turkish ...
The Syrian offshoot of the outlawed PKK, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) is pursuing the formation of an autonomous state, sugarcoating its struggle to take over DAISH-occupied land in Syria by telling the West that the group represents secularists in ...
Lightly armed, ferociously brave, and vital to the American-led international coalition's war against IS, Iraq's Kurds from the autonomous Kurdish regional government have significantly expanded territory under their control as they have driven the ...
He is stunned by the worldwide silence in the face of the Kurds' situation in Turkey. Pointing towards the ruined city centre, where bulldozers pushed the rubble of his house into a heap, he said: "It looks like Syria here.
The Syrian theater is in fact staging six wars between different forces, one of which is between the Syrian Kurds and Turkey, U.S.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region-- The Kurdish people will protect their achievements and no force will be able to take their gains away from them, says a confident Nadir Yildirim, MP for Van and co-vice chair of the pro-Kurdish peoples Democratic party (HDP ...
Syrian Kurds' pivotal role in the fight against the Islamic State has the White House weighing whether to arm Kurdish fighters.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - The Prime Minister of Iraq on Monday stated the Kurdistan Region President would visit Baghdad in the coming days.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - Kurds in Turkey overwhelmingly demand peace talks between the government and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to end the three-decades-old violence and bloodshed, according to a recent survey.
London, United Kingdom--The trial of two Kurds suspected of ties with the Islamic State (ISIS) and accused of planning to carry out terrorist attacks in British cities will start in a London court on Friday.
Iraqi Kurds held a memorial service for former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday, hours after the veteran statesman passed away at the age of 93, according to various Kurdish news sources.
"I decided to come to Syria to help my Kurdish brethren fight (IS)," said Iranian Kurd Zanyar Rafaat, who joined the Syrian Kurdish people's Protection Unit (YPG) after IS began a major onslaught on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria in 2014. Rafaat ...
In his final address to the UN, Obama makes the case for liberal democracy. President Barack Obama used his last appearance before the global body to praise "enormous progress" on economics (recall the financial crisis of 2008) and global cooperation.
They stated that if the Kurds are excluded from political participation in Syria, "Kurdish people would not only face hard times, but may have to take critical decisions regarding their future.
Deciding whether to arm the Syrian Kurds is a difficult decision for Mr. Obama, who is caught in the middle trying to balance the territorial and political ambitions of Turkey and the Syrian Kurds, two warring American allies that Washington needs to ...
Syrian Kurds, who have unilaterally proclaimed a federal region in the country's northeast, on Monday started carrying out a population census aimed at paving the way for local elections.
Some years ago, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is now president but then was serving as prime minister, tried to find an arrangement with Turkey's Kurds, the country's most important minority, in an effort to relieve tensions. It now appears that, according ...
As long as Washington's two allies Turkey and the Syrian Kurds, who are engaged in bitter rivalry, also fight against Daesh, the US will support both, Mehmet Yegin, researcher on Turkey-US relations and analyst at Ankara-based think-tank USAK, told ...
WASHINGTON, United States (Kurdistan24) - A Middle East expert said in a recent interview that Kurds are a central part of the upcoming Mosul offensive against the Islamic State (IS).
"He said that Peshmergas and YPG are terrorists. This is not the first time that Mr. Al-Zoubi issues such statements against the Kurdish people. I think he is saying this to gain support from Mr. Erdogan," member of the Kurdish Unity Party, Majdal ...
A recent video which was released by Syrian rebels in northern Syria shows fighters jeering a coalition convoy and rebels objecting to U.S.
A recent video which was released by Syrian rebels in northern Syria shows fighters jeering a coalition convoy and rebels objecting to U.S.
ERBIL - The Iranian Kurds see no difference in the repressive mentality of Iran since the assassination of Sadegh Saharafkani, 24 years ago, and that this is the reason they launched their armed struggle again inside Iran, a senior Kurdish politician ...
While the DBP focused on local administrations, the HDP won parliamentary representation in the two general elections last year to become the voice of the Kurds in national politics." The Ministry of education then suspended 11,825 teachers for ...
ERBIL - Kurds should be included in the intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - US soldiers embedded with the Kurdish people's Protection Units (YPG) in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad came under fire from Turkey, said an unnamed Pentagon official according to Turkish news outlet Hurriyet.
Istanbul: Three Turkish soldiers and four Kurdish militants were killed on Saturday in clashes in the southeastern Hakkari province while Turkish gendarmerie launched helicopter-backed security operations elsewhere in the region, security sources said.


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