History of the Kurds
The Kurds are an ethnic Iranian group who have historically inhabited the mountainous areas to the south of Caucasus (Northern Zagros and Eastern Taurus mountain ranges), a geographical area collectiv...
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Kurdish nationalism
Kurdish nationalism is the political movement holding that the Kurdish people are deserving of a sovereign nation in their homeland, Kurdistan, partitioned out of the territories in which Kurdish peop...
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Kurds in Turkey
Kurds in Turkey (Kurdish: Kurdên li Tirkiyeyê; Turkish: Türkiye'deki Kürtler) are the largest ethnic minority in the country. According to some estimates, they compose 15.7%-25% and by others ...
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Turkish Kurdistan
Turkish Kurdistan or Northern Kurdistan (Kurdish: Bakurê Kurdistanê) is an unofficial name for the southeastern part of Turkey. The unofficial term references the region's geographical and histori...
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Kurdistan Workers Party
The Kurdistan Workers' Party, commonly referred to by its Kurdish acronym, PKK (Partiya Karkerên Kurdistani) is a terrorist Kurdish organization.From 1984 to 2013, PKK fought an armed struggle against...
Kurdistan Workers Party - Wikipedia
Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan (Kurdish: باشووری کوردستان, Başûrê Kurdistanê), also known as the Kurdistan Region (Kurdish: هه‌رێمی کوردستان, Herêmî Kurdistan), ...
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1988 Anfal campaign
The al-Anfal Campaign (Arabic: حملة الأنفال‎), also known as the Kurdish Genocide, Operation Anfal or simply Anfal, was a genocidal campaign against the Kurdish people (and other non-Arab po...
1988 Anfal campaign - Wikipedia
Iranian Kurdistan
Iranian Kurdistan or Eastern Kurdistan (Kurdish: Rojhilatê Kurdistanê), is an unofficial name for the parts of northwestern Iran inhabited by Kurds which borders Iraq and Turkey. It includes the Kurd...
Kurds in Syria
Kurdish inhabited areas are shaded in blue for areas inside Syria and light blue for areas outside the country.Kurds are the largest ethnic minority in Syria, comprising 10 to 15 percent of the countr...
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Kurdish-Armenian relations
Kurdish-Armenian relations covers the historical relations between the Kurds and the Armenians.
Ancient Corduene, identified as Kurdistan in some sources was twice incorporated into the Kingdom of...
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Kurdistan Autonomous Oblast
Kurdistansky Uyezd (Russian: Курдистанский уезд; Azerbaijani: Kürdüstan qəzası,), also known colloquially as Red Kurdistan (Russian: Красный Курдистан; Azerbaijani: Qızıl Kürdistan; Ku...
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Xoybûn
Xoybûn or Khoyboun (full name: Xoybûn - Ciwata Serxwebuna Kurd), meaning oneself/being oneself in Kurdish language, was a Kurdish nationalist organization that is known for leading the Ararat rebellio...
Xoybûn - Wikipedia
Human rights in Syria
The situation for human rights in Syria is considered exceptionally poor among international observers. A state of emergency was in effect from 1963 until April 2011, giving security forces sweeping p...
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Simko Shikak revolt
The Simko Shikak revolt refers to an armed Ottoman-backed tribal Kurdish uprising against the Qajar dynasty of Iran from 1918 to 1922, led by Kurdish chieftain Simko Shikak from the Shekak tribe.After...
Simko Shikak revolt - Wikipedia
1991 uprisings in Iraq
The 1991 uprisings in Iraq were a series of popular rebellions in northern and southern Iraq in March and April 1991 after the Gulf War. The mostly uncoordinated insurgency, often referred to as the S...
1991 uprisings in Iraq - Wikipedia
Battle of DimDim
45°10′15.08″E / 37.3601278°N 45.1708556°E / 37.3601278; 45.1708556The Battle of Dimdim is the name for the battle between the Safavid Empire and the Sunni Kurds of Ottoman Emp...
Kurdish culture
Kurdish Culture is a group of distinctive cultural traits practiced by Kurdish people. The Kurdish culture is a legacy from ancient peoples who shaped modern Kurds and their society.Some aspects of Ku...
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Caucasus Campaign
The Caucasus Campaign comprised armed conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and the Russian Empire, later including Azerbaijan, Armenia, the Central Caspian Dictatorship and the British Empire as part ...
Caucasus Campaign - Wikipedia
Human Rights Association (Turkey)
The Human Rights Association (HRA; Turkish: İnsan Hakları Derneği İHD) is an NGO for advancing Human rights in Turkey, founded in 1986 and headquartered in Ankara.
The HRA was founded on 17 Ju...
History of the Kurdish people
The Kurds are an ethnic Iranian group who have historically inhabited the mountainous areas to the south of Caucasus (Northern Zagros and Eastern Taurus mountain ranges), a geographical area collectiv...
History of the Kurdish people - Wikipedia
Kurdish Rebellion of 1983
The Kurdish rebellion of 1983 occurred during the Iran-Iraq war as PUK and KDP Kurdish militias of northern Iraq rebelled against Saddam Hussein, in an attempt to form their own autonomous country. Wi...
Kurdish Rebellion of 1983 - Wikipedia
Dersim Massacre
The Dersim rebellion was a Kurdish uprising against the Turkish government in the Dersim region of eastern Turkey, which includes parts of Tunceli Province, Elazığ Province, and Bingöl Province. The r...
Dersim Massacre - Wikipedia
Iraqi people
The Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون ʿIrāqīyūn, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق Îraqîyan, Aramaic: ܥܡܐ ܥܝܪܩܝܐ‎ ʿIrāqāyā, Turkish: Iraklılar) are the citizens of the modern country of Iraq.Arabs have bee...
Iraqi people - Wikipedia
Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia
The Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) (Armenian: Հայաստանի Ազատագրութեան Հայ Գաղտնի Բանակ, ՀԱՀԳԲ, Hayasdani Azadakrut'ean Hay Kaghtni Panag, HAHKP) was an Armenian militan...
Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia - Wikipedia
Trial of Saddam Hussein
The Trial of Saddam Hussein was the trial of the deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein by the Iraqi Interim Government for crimes against humanity during his time in office.The Coalition Provisiona...
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First Kurdish Iraqi War
First Kurdish–Iraqi War or Barazani Rebellion was a major event of the Iraqi-Kurdish conflict, lasting from 1961 until 1970. The struggle was led by Mustafa Barzani, in an attempt to establish an inde...
First Kurdish Iraqi War - Wikipedia
Kurdish people
The Kurds (Kurdish: کورد Kurd) are an ethnic Iranian group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of modern-day Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, a geo-cultur...
Kurdish people - Wikipedia
Yazidis in Armenia
The Yazidis (Armenian: Եզդիներ Yezdiner) are the largest ethnic and religious minority in Armenia. They are well integrated into the Armenian society. They have freedom of religion and non-interfe...
Turkish War of Independence
The Turkish War of Independence (Turkish: İstiklâl Harbi, literally "Independence War" or Kurtuluş Savaşı literally "Liberation War" or Milli Mücadele literally "National Campaign" ; May 19, 1919...
Turkish War of Independence - Wikipedia
Kurdistan Workers' Party
The Kurdistan Workers' Party, commonly referred to by its Kurdish acronym, PKK (Partiya Karkerên Kurdistani) is a Kurdish organization.From 1984 to 2013, PKK fought an armed struggle against the Turki...
Kurdistan Workers' Party - Wikipedia