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Yazidis speak of having survived 74 genocides, the latest of which was committed by the Islamic State group.

Kurdish authorities in Syria's diverse northeast are facing swelling anger from the area's Syriac Christians after shutting down more than a dozen schools run by the minority.

Christian women join the fight against IS

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Christian women join the fight against IS

More Christian women are joining militias to fight against the Islamic State, AFP reports.

New Kurdish-Arab military alliance formed in northern Syria

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New Kurdish-Arab military alliance formed in northern Syria

A Kurdish militia, fighting the Islamic State group in Syria with the help of US-led airstrikes, has joined forces with Arab groups in a new ...

Assyrians in the UK

Katia Youssef

Assyrians in the UK

Blog: Assyrians are the oldest inhabitants of northern Iraq, but wars and conflict have forced them to leave their homeland for Europe and ...

Thomas Schmidinger

A victory for democracy? Turkey's uncertain future

Comment: The future of Erdogan's Turkey largely depends on the Kurdish struggle, but many of these struggles will now take place in the parliament and not in the mountains.

Diana Darke

One woman's struggle for her people's future

Februniye Akyol, the Syriac Christian co-mayor of Turkey's Mardin, says only through true equality can her people thrive, writes Diana Darke.

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