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The Kurdish-language Hawar News website reported that the Turkish Army and its allied militants launched artillery and missile attacks on the Kurdish military positions in the village of Samouqeh, al-Shahba Dam in Northern Aleppo which resulted in fierce clashes between the two sides.
because the Kurds had no state of their own that could promote the writing of a national history, and because the prevailing conditions in Kurdistan and Kurdish society hindered the development of a modern educated class, the history of the Kurds has not in fact really been written--a deficiency that this book hopes in some small measure to redress.
The stateless Kurdish population, which is scattered in Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria, is the most unfortunate community in the Middle East along with the Palestinians.
The Iraqi forces backed by Iranian-trained paramilitary groups captured the Kurdish held oil region Kirkuk on Monday after the Kurdish referendum and transfer the balance of power in the country.
Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government, has insisted that the referendum was not about setting the borders for a future Kurdish state or taking an immediate step toward independence.
The Kurdish authorities want to hold the vote on Sept 25, despite opposition from the central government in Baghdad and the region's non-Kurdish population.
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Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet DavutoAaAaAeAalu by phone Sunday, calling for an end to the artille strikes on the Kurdish militants. Echoing the appeal made by the U.S., France also demanded "an immediate halt to the bombing, both that of the regime and its allies throughout the country and that of Turkey in the Kurdish zones," (https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/30819006/france-calls-for-halt-to-turkish-bombing-of-kurdish-forces-in-syria/) Agence France-Presse reported.
Being trapped between these two sides of Kurdish politics, Ankara seems desperate.
Summary: Barzani meets with delegations from Syria Kurdish groups and emphasises importance of establishing unified Kurdish position.
Summary: Syrian Kurds proved successful in fighting an external enemy this past July when Kurdish fighters successfully pushed out Al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamist extremists from the small border crossing town of Ras al-Ayn.
Damascus, (SANA)- The National Initiative for Syrian Kurds condemned the meetings of some Syrian Kurdish parties with Turkish foreign minister and intelligence official in the government of the Justice and Development Party as a "stab in the back".