"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
"If they impose another Cold War on us, we have a much better chance of winning it than last time."
Head of Russia’s Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
"The use of robots and artificial intelligence within the military might make the whole world more unstable."
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Former NATO Secretary General
"I do not expect to be robbed of my youth and my life, I am going to throw myself into the sea with the migrants, without returning."
"Ministers, regardless of whether they are married or single, must not engage in sexual relations with staff"
Australian Prime Minister
Deserted streets in a desolate town, Makhmour, shows all the signs of a community on the frontline. Lying between Mosul and Kirkuk in north central
For months, only the Kurds have been fighting Islamic State radicals (ISIL) on the ground, first in Iraq, also in Syria, notably in Kobani. Without
Iraqi forces supported by militias and local recruits are said to have liberated the town of Duluiya from control of Islamic extremists known as
Turkish government forces have clashed with Kurd protesters on the Turkish-Syrian border, where there is growing anger about the advance of
Hundreds of Syrian refugees flocked into Turkey on Monday.
Some 130,000 Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey since Friday to escape the advance of
Fierce clashes took place on the Turkish-Syrian border on Monday (September 22) as security officials fought to prevent a crowd of Kurdish youths
A spokesman for militant group Islamic State (ISIL) has
issued a statement urging the group’s followers to attack civilians in countries fighting to
A new video has emerged of a British national believed to be missing journalist John Cantlie, allegedly held hostage by Islamic State (ISIL)
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq are calling for more support from the United States in their fight against Islamic State militants.
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It is a country tipping on the brink of civil war, coupled with a catastrophic humanitarian and economic situation, and religious divisions that the
As the situation in Iraq deteriorates further on the ground the Sunni extremists of Islamic State gain more territory. Only the Kurdish peshmurga
The Peshmerga forces of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region are pleading for weapons so they can repel Islamic State (IS) fighters.
They are facing a
Thousands of Yazidi refugees, trapped by jihadists on Mount Sinjar, have manged to escape to Iraqi Kurdistan.
The Yazidi, under the threat of death
Tens of thousands of people, many of them members of the Kurdish Yazidi community, have been trapped for days on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq
Washington has warned there is no quick fix to halting the advance of Islamic State militants who have been proudly showing off their latest prize in
Among those threatened by the advance of the Islamic State are thousands of members of Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority, trapped in mountains in the
Iraqi MP Vian Dakhil has made an emotional speech, calling on the country’s parliament and the international community to save the ancient Kurdish
US military aircraft conducted an airstrike on Friday against Islamic State artillery used against Kurdish forces defending the city of Arbil, Iraq
In Turkey’s presidential election, the Kurdish vote is expected to have a noticeable influence.
In the wake of several decades of violent conflict