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History of the Kurds - Wikipedia


The Kurds (Kurdish: کورد, Kurd) also the Kurdish people are a Northwestern Iranic ethnic group ..... Kurdistan as an administrative entity had a brief and shaky existence of ...

A short history of the Kurds | The World - Blogs - Financial Times


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 ...

Learn About Kurdish History | The Kurdish Project


The Kurdistan region and the Kurdish people have a history that dates back ... democratic Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) that provides all basic civil ...

Kurdistan: a brief history « Peace in Kurdistan


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.

Brief History | Kurdistan National Congress - KNK


Brief History ... Human rights abuses against Syria's million-strong Kurdish population are serious .... In recent history as well, this significance has continued .

Who Are the Kurds? - Institut kurde de Paris


A brief survey of The History of the Kurds ..... of the Kurdish people in a status of cultural and administrative autonomy within the frame of the Ottoman Empire.

Kurdish History Timeline - Infoplease


Throughout their history they have remained under the thumb of various .... A double suicide bombing in Erbil (northern Iraq/Kurdistan) leaves 56 people dead  ...

Kurds - Introduction, Location, Language, Folklore, Religion, Major ...


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 been ...

Kurdish People Fast Facts - CNN.com


Mar 31, 2016 ... Check out CNN's Fast Facts for information about the Kurdish people.

Who are the Kurds? - BBC News


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.