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By Amberin Zaman DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Al-Monitor) — The peal of church bells mingles with children’s laughter. The Muslim call to prayer floats through the air. In the cobbled courtyard of the Surp Giragos Armenian Orthodox Church,[...]

TRABZON (Dogan News Agency) —  Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu has ramped up the rhetoric against Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtas, saying he should “look in the mirror” if he wants to see a[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian The Kurds in the Middle East are within a hair’s breadth of reaching their historic national aspirations; Iraqi Kurdistan is already a political reality because Iraq’s territorial integrity has been[...]

By Robert Fisk The Kurds were born to be betrayed. Almost every would-be Middle East statelet was promised freedom after the First World War, and the Kurds even sent a delegation to Versailles to ask for a nation and safe borders. But[...]