Topic: PKK

Turkish fighter jets have been flying attacks against Kurdish positions in northern Iraq and northern Syria for days (photo: Eren Bozkurt/AA/picture alliance)

Turkey, Iran – and Iraq's Kurds

Days of reckoning

Redacted newspaper with only the words "Tayyip Erdogan" visible (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Turkey’s new media law

Censorship by any other name

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin in Sochi on 6 August 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidential/AFP)

Russia, Ankara and Damascus

Who decides Turkey's foreign policy?

Iraqi Kurd Haresh Talib says he struggles to get paid and his children's schooling is disrupted in his conflict-riddled country (photo: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP)

Baggage of despair

Iraqi Kurd plans new escape to Europe

Demonstration by supporters of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP party (photo: Yasin Akgul/AFP)

The Turkish state and the Kurdish question

Turkey – a battle of narratives

File photo: the self-propelled howitzer 2000 is the Bundeswehr's most modern artillery piece (photo: Sven Eckelkamp/IMAGO)

Putin’s new world order

What does the war in Ukraine mean?

Kurdish militias in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Kurdish autonomy in northeast Syria

Between Assad and Erdogan

After extreme drought not much is left of Syria's West Lake, once an important reservoir (photo: Daniela Sala/DW)

Arab world

Conflict and climate change drive Syria's water crisis

Students stage a protest outside the University of Sulaimani in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, 24 November 2021 (photo: Fariq F. Mahmood/AA/picture alliance)

Young people in Iraqi Kurdistan

Turning towards religion or away from it?

Turkey's Nation Alliance opposition leaders: Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu (left) and populist Good Party (IYI) chair Meral Aksener (photo: DHA)

Turkey

Joint Kurdish plan? Turkish opposition hope for election boost

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (right) talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Damascus, September 2020 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Loual Bershara)

U.S.-Russian diplomatic tug-of-war

How will Syria's unending war play out in the northeast?

Helin Bolek, singer with the Turkish group "Grup Yorum", on hunger strike (photo: Fosem)

Death of Grup Yorum singer Helin Bolek

Against the death cult

Kurdish director Selim Yildiz (photo: Umay Isik)

Interview with Kurdish director Selim Yildiz

When one dies, the next goes up into the mountains

Member of the YPG observes as IS positions near Baghouz come under attack in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/G. Cacace)

Counter-terrorist, terrorist – what's the difference?

YPG returnees under suspicion

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chats with Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan in Istanbul on 29 May 2015 (photo: EPA/SEDAT SUNA)

Support for Turkey's AKP dwindles

Erdogan’s homegrown rivals

Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad visits military units in Habeet in the province Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Syria's constitutional committee

Geneva is key to Assad's rehabilitation

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