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A Kurdish boy waves to other side of the Turkish/Syrian border at Suruc

A Kurdish boy waves to other side of the Turkish/Syrian border at Suruc where thousands of Syrians are fleeing to Turkey to escape the violence in their home country.

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In Memory: Ceylan Ozalp, Kurdish YPG Fighter

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Ceylan Ozalp (19), known from the BBC report about Kurdish YPG Women fighters led today with several comrades in the northern Syrian Kurdish city Kobani resistance against the ISIS terrorists. 503 more words

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A Kurdish Syrian refugee is checked by security after crossing the Turkish-Syrian border

A Kurdish Syrian refugee is checked by security after crossing the Turkish-Syrian border near Suruc, Turkey.

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Kurdish Fragment


Looking yesterday at these images of Syrian Kurds attempting to flee the ongoing catastrophe in that country I recalled the late Christopher Hitchens’ advocacy of Kurdish liberty. 133 more words

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Refugees fleeing Islamic State militants cross the border into Turkey

Refugees fleeing Islamic State militants cross the border into Turkey near Sanliurfa. The Islamic State assault against dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria could send 400,000 people into neighboring Turkey.

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Flood of Syrian Refugees Crossing into Turkey

In just the past few days, well over 100,000 Syrians have fled into Turkey, and many tens of thousands more may soon follow. 115 more words