Who's fighting whom in Iraq's Sinjar?
Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 | Mahmut Bozarslan, Contributor
After KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani warned that the KRG may resort to force to expel the Kurdistan Workers Party from Sinjar, tensions rose in the region.
Why are Yazidis being uprooted again?
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 | Mahmut Bozarslan, Contributor
The Yazidis of Iraq who escaped Islamic State assaults and took refuge at a camp in Turkey have been told to pack up and move to other camps.
Turkey’s emergency rule hits thousands of destitute Kurds
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 | Mahmut Bozarslan, Contributor
Like dozens of Kurdish media outlets, local administrations and civic groups, a charity helping some of Turkey’s poorest Kurds has fallen victim to Ankara’s post-coup crackdown.
Turkey's Sirnak now nothing but rubble
Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 | Mahmut Bozarslan, Contributor
The nine-month-long curfew on Sirnak was lifted after security forces cleared the trenches, barricades and booby traps of the PKK urban warfare units. But Sirnak is now one big pile of rubble.