Country: Kurdistan

Turkish soldier in a tank near Jarabulus on the Syrian-Turkish border, September 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Securitising Turkish foreign policy: Turning back the clock

Singer with the band project "Nishtiman" (photo: youtube)

The Kurdish people

Nishtiman music project: Transcending what divides

Erbil's Book Cafe (source: raseef22)

A reading Renaissance

Kurdistan′s Book Cafe: In praise of female entrepreneurs

Kurds celebrating Nowruz Festival in Istanbul (photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Kurdistan

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The future of a people: Good Kurd, bad Kurd

ALT-Tags: Members of Diyarbakir′s municipal theatre company (photo: Sonja Galler)

Kurdish artists in Diyarbakir

"No room to breathe anymore"

Kurdish film-maker Ali Kemal Cinar (photo: private)

Kurdish film-maker Ali Kemal Cinar

The power of tenacity

Bachtyar Ali (photo: YouTube)

Book review: Bachtyar Ali′s ″Der letzte Granatapfel″

Buried treasure

Gertrude Bell, historical images from Iraq (source: gemeinfrei; montage: ard.de)

Sykes-Picot and the role of Gertrude Bell

Midwife of the Middle East

Soldiers with surface-to-air missile launcher in the background (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Kurds in Iraq

When hope turns to fear

A sandal rests on the head of a demolished statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad (photo: AP)

Interview with Iraqi political scientist Ghassan Al-Attiyah

A nation torn apart

President Erdogan attends the Turkish International Ceremony at Mehmetcik Abidesi Martyrs Memorial to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign, 24 April 2015 (photo: Getty Iamges/ C. Koall)

Rapprochement between Erdogan and the Turkish Army

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Short-term tactic or long-term strategy?

The first two editions of the women's magazine "Zhin" (photo: DW/O. Greenway)

Women's magazine "Zhin" in Iraqi Kurdistan

Challenging traditions

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

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