Country: Kurdistan

Zara Faris (photo: private)

Interview with Zara Faris

"Feminism is about stereotypes on how women should live"

The Kurdish widow of one of the many YPG fighters killed in Kobani wails as they take her husband's body away to be buried, Suruc, Turkey, October 2014 (photo: Furkan Temir)

Inside Kobani

The political game and the humanitarian crisis

Syrian refugees get water from a member of the Turkish Red Crescent at the Turkish border (photo: Reuters/Murad Sez)

Syrian refugees in Turkey

Time for Turkey's allies to rally round

Peshmerga fighters in Iraq (photo: Reuters)

The Peshmerga fight against IS militia

An unpredictable enemy

Performance of the Kurdish play "The Pains of Language" in Berlin (photo: Jillian Hoppe)

The Kurdish theatre company Teatra Si

Out of the cellars and onto the stage

A Persian "Haft Sin" table featuring seven foods and objects all beginning with the letter "s" (photo: Imago/UPI Photo)

Nowruz: one of the world's oldest festivals

"My paleness is yours, your colour is mine!"

Worker on an oil field in Iraqi Kurdistan (photo: dpa)

Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan

Erdogan's Kurdish Gambit

Soldiers seen standing in front of the Iraqi (left) and Kurdish (centre) flags (photo: DW/K. Zurutuza)

On-going Sectarian Tension in Kirkuk

Stranded in Legal Limbo

Anti-government demonstration in Ramadi, Iraq, in February 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Iraq Ten Years after Saddam

Disenchanted Nation

Kurds celebrating the announcement of the PKK peace plan in Diyarbakir (photo: Reuters)

Öcalan Announces PKK Peace Plan

Too Good to Be True

Turkish soldiers in the Kurdish territory Hakkari, close to the Iraqi border (photo: ddp images/AP Photo/Murat Cetinmuhurdar, Presidential Press Service)

Peace Negotiations between Turkey and the PKK

Kurdish Conflict Threatens Erdogan's Legacy

Syrian refugees at the Domiz refugee camp (photo: Jan Kuhlmann)

The Domiz Refugee Camp in North Iraq

The Agony of the Syrian Refugees

A member of the PKK warms herself by the fire at a camp in the Qandil mountains near the Turkish border with northern Iraq (photo: AP)

Alliance between the PKK and the Assad Regime

A Political Sect on the Wrong Track

Statue of a man holding a book (photo: DW/Munaf al-Saidy)

The Iraqi Education System

Education in an Age of Terror

Shefat and her brother Omar (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Syrian Refugees in Iraq

Exodus into the Unknown

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