While teaching English to the Yezidi students he so admired, Leland Standford Scott died in Iraqi...
Personal Stories and Insights
Richard Campos is an Iraq war veteran who has visited Kurdistan six times in five years.
Kurds in Iraq consider Israel to be not only a model on anti-terrorism, but a friendly ally.
Following a call by her father, Kurds have rescued a 21-year-old Dutch mother from ISIS-controlled...
Kurds are now the shapers of our own destiny, no longer shackled by despots and power politics.
Before the beginning of the civil war, life in Syria was relatively different in comparison to...
The UNHCR marked World Refugee Day by hosting a talent competition for young Syrian Kurdish...
Michael L. Chyet is undoubtedly one of the most prominent Kurdish language experts of our time.
You can help support Kurdish female fighters on the front lines against ISIS. Here's how.
The 350-year-old Kurdish tribe has a well-known history of resistance.
U.S. Army Sergeant Bill Spaulding shares how he learned the meaning of Kurdish hospitality.
Academics play a major role in fighting authoritarianism in Turkey.
The job of this middle-aged Yazidi man: Freeing captives taken by ISIS.
“Oh God! Oh God! Freed! Freed!”
You can help develop the world’s first Kurdish language educational video game.
Watch the stirring TED Talk from author and speaker Stephen Mansfield on the history of Kurds.
What would you do if you were driven out of your town because of your ethnicity?
Since I was a little girl, my family and I have been traveling to Kurdistan every few years or so.
Sykes-Picot was not the only thing that got in the way of Kurdish statehood in the 20th century.
The history of cinema in Rojava cannot be studied separately from the Syrian cinema.
Prohibiting the use of Kurdish language in Syria, has left harmful effects on the language.
We learned that uniting our commonalities makes us a stronger part of a diverse and lovely world.
This story was written by Abdi, a teacher who has lived and taught in several refugee camps.
Rarely in the past century have the shifting borders established by the agreement looked blurrier.
The article below was originally published by the BBC on May 16 2016. Reaching its centenary amidst...
Was Sykes-Picot a missed opportunity to draw the region’s “real” borders?
Spirit of America works with U.S. troops to deliver quick humanitarian assistance.
The following article on the Sykes-Picot Agreement was written by Grania’s Tears...
Dr. Michael Izady is a leading Middle East cartographer and Kurdish historian.
This commentary on the Sykes-Picot Agreement was written by David L. Phillips, director of the...