Kurdistan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20186/all en UPDATE: Turkish military kill 49 Kurdish rebels in large offensive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111020/report-turkey-sends-10000-troops-against-kurdish-rebels <p> Turkish President Abdullah G&uuml;l descibed the military offensive as retribution to the PKK-led attack that left at least 24 Turkish soldiers dead</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111020/report-turkey-sends-10000-troops-against-kurdish-rebels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq Kurdistan kurds Turkey Conflict Zones Military War Iraq Middle East Thu, 20 Oct 2011 20:51:00 +0000 Kyle Kim 5678751 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey offers compensation for Kurdish air strike deaths http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/120103/turkey-air-strike-compensation-kurdish-deaths <p> The decision to pay damages follows furious protests by Kurdish communities in Turkey and threats of revenge from armed Kurdistan Workers&#39; Party (PKK) rebels, who were the intended targets of the Turkish warplanes&#39; fire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/120103/turkey-air-strike-compensation-kurdish-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kurdistan Military Turkey Tue, 03 Jan 2012 11:12:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5685703 at http://www.globalpost.com Kurdish militants begin historic Turkey withdrawal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130507/kurdish-militants-begin-historic-turkey-withdrawal <p>DIYARBAKIR, Turkey &mdash; Reaci Caner was just 5-years-old when he saw, from his window, Turkish soldiers humiliate his father, grandfather and other village men just because they were Kurdish.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130507/kurdish-militants-begin-historic-turkey-withdrawal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kurdistan Need to Know Conflict Zones Turkey Wed, 08 May 2013 10:17:00 +0000 Suzanna Koster 5833150 at http://www.globalpost.com