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Now Iran-Kurdish Tensions are Spiking; Why?

By Golnaz Esfandiari | ( RFE/RL) | - - Clashes erupted this month between Kurdish fighters and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), with each side claiming to have inflicted casualties on…
Syrian Kurds: True Revolution must Liberate Women

Syrian Kurds: True Revolution must Liberate Women

By Rahila Gupta | ( OpenDemocracy ) In less than four years, the women’s umbrella organisation, Kongira Star, has set up an autonomous, grassroots, democratic structure which has resulted in shifting patriarchal…
Syria’s Kurds to declare Federal Province

Syria’s Kurds to declare Federal Province

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - Syria's Kurds have decided to declare a federal province in the northeast of the country and along the northern border with Turkey. Many…