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  • From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target

    From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target
    The opera "The Death of Klinghoffer" opened this week in New York. Rightly castigated for its invocation of unpleasant Jewish stereotypes and its apologia for the Palestinian terrorists' murder of an elderly Jewish tourist in a wheelchair, its staging for...
  • Kurdish exiles of Kobani, Syria, doubt Turkey's promise of help

    Kurdish exiles of Kobani, Syria, doubt Turkey's promise of help
    They make the daily trek to a stark hilltop overlooking their hometown, Kobani, once an anonymous Syrian border city but now the site of an epic battle beamed live globally via satellite trucks parked on the Turkish side. "I don't believe what the Turks...
  • Jailed Kurdish leader says peace talks with Turkey entered new phase

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The jailed Kurdish separatist leader said on Tuesday the peace process with the Turkish government had entered a new phase since Oct. 15 and he was upbeat over the chances of success. The mid-October date had been seen by some as a...
  • Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city

    Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city
    For weeks, Washington has been nudging a reluctant Turkey to assume a more forceful role in President Obama's anti-militant coalition and come to the aid of Kurdish forces battling to push Islamic State fighters out of the besieged Syrian city of Kobani....
  • Deepening U.S. commitment to Kobani ties Obama's Islamic State effort to Kurds' fate

    ISTANBUL The U.S. air campaign against the Islamic State, launched in August to stop the takeover of Iraqi Kurdistan and to rescue a trapped religious minority, has now become focused on a Syrian Kurdish enclave whose defenders are linked to a group...
  • US drops weapons, supplies to Kurdish forces at Kobani, defying Turkey

    WASHINGTON In a move that marked a break with a key NATO ally, the U.S. dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies Sunday to Kurdish forces fighting to defend the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State. The word came only hours after...
  • Obama's decision to aid Kobani puts him squarely at odds with Turkey's Erdogan

    ISTANBUL In air-dropping weapons and ammunition to Kurdish defenders of a Syrian town, President Barack Obama has embroiled the United States all the more deeply in two very different confrontations one with the Islamic State extremists and the other with...
  • U.S. military drops weapons, supplies to Kurdish forces at Kobani, defying Turkey

    WASHINGTON In a move that marked a break with a key NATO ally, the U.S. dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies Sunday to Kurdish forces fighting to defend the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State. The word came only hours after...
  • After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

    ISTANBUL In a dramatic policy shift, Turkey agreed Monday to allow fighters from Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region to cross its territory to help save the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Kobani from Islamist radicals, the Turkish foreign minister said. "We...
  • Turkey to help Kurdish 'peshmerga' fighters reach besieged Syrian town

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is facilitating the passage of Kurdish "peshmerga" fighters to the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. But he stopped short of saying Ankara backed a decision by the...
  • Turkish Director Kutlug Ataman's 'The Lamb' Takes Top Honors At Antalya Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Turkish artist/auteur Kutlug Ataman's "The Lamb," a drama infused with humor set in poverty-stricken Anatolia, took the top prize at the 51st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival which wrapped on Saturday with a high-caliber...