The Kurds (Kurdish: کورد, Kurd) also the Kurdish people are an ethnic group in
the Middle East. ..... Kurdistan as an administrative entity had a brief and shaky
Oct 17, 2014 ... The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has thrust the plight of the
Kurdish people into the spotlight. But who exactly are the Kurds ...
Common demands include respect for their distinct identity as a people, the ... in
the history of Turkey and the struggle of the Kurdish people for their liberation.
Throughout their history they have remained under the thumb of various .... A
double suicide bombing in Erbil (northern Iraq/Kurdistan) leaves 56 people dead
Mar 14, 2016 ... The Kurds are one of the indigenous people of the Mesopotamian plains and ...
their long history, the Kurds have never achieved a permanent nation state ....
Syria's Kurds have long been suppressed and denied basic rights.
For most of their history Kurds have been a part of the Persian and Ottoman
empires. ... Population estimates for the Kurds range from 5 million to 22 million.
..... we now have dwindled to a simple region split by four countries, and have
Jan 8, 2015 ... A look at the fascinating and at times tragic history of the Kurdish people can give
some insight into how they have become increasingly ...
Brief History ... Human rights abuses against Syria's million-strong Kurdish
population are serious .... In recent history as well, this significance has continued
May 23, 2011 ... Mamosta Hemin, the pen name for Mohammad Amin Sheikholeslami (1921-1986
), was a well-known Kurdish poet from Mahabad, Eastern of ...
May 6, 2016 ... Numbering between 35-40 million worldwide, the Kurds are often referred to as
the 'largest stateless people in the world'. And this is true.