Kurds

Iranian ethnic group

Kurds or Kurdish people are an Iranic ethnic group native to a mountainous region of Western Asia known as Kurdistan, which spans southeastern Turkey, northwestern Iran, northern Iraq, and northern Syria. There are exclaves of Kurds in Central Anatolia, Khorasan, and the Caucasus, as well as significant Kurdish diaspora communities in the cities of western Turkey and Western Europe. The Kurdish population is estimated to be between 30 and 45 million.

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Government that brought in laws used against the men claimed it would 'never' be deployed against people supporting Kurds. Lizzie Dearden reports
Credit: Independent - Published 14 hours ago

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One defendant believes the about-face was made to avoid revealing diplomatic communications with Turkey
Credit: Independent - Published 15 hours ago

All Britons accused of terror offences linked to a Kurdish militia in Syria have been cleared.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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