Kurdish

  • Explosions across Baghdad, at least 22 killed 08-10-2013 12:22 AM

    Bombs exploded across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 22 people, police said. Five of the six blasts were in mainly Shi'ite Muslim districts, but there was also an explosion in the predominantly Sunni Muslim neighborhood of Doura. In the deadliest attack, a parked car bomb blew...
  • Turkey: Militants hijack ferry, 25 onboard 12-11-2011 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: In Turkey, suspected Kurdish militants hijacked a ferry near Istanbul on Friday. There are 25 passengers and crew on board. Authorities have said that at least one of the hijackers is armed. There was no information on his identity or his motive. Mayor of Izmit Ibrahim Karaosmanoglu said...
  • Suspected Kurdish rebels hijack ferry in Turkey 12-11-2011 02:13 AM

    Ankara: A group of Kurdish militants on Friday hijacked a ferry with 19 passengers near Istanbul, the country's transport minister said. The minister, Binali Yildirim, said "four or five" hijackers claiming to be members of the armed wing of the Kurdish rebel group Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, commandeered the...
  • Turkish jets raid Iraq, clashes kill 20 20-06-2010 07:15 AM

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