The kurds accuse the Turkish government of seeing them as a greater danger than Islamic militants.
Until then the kurds are focused on Kurdistan, or territory close to their lines and necessary for self-defense.
Paul said he believes Iraqis, Saudis, Kuwaitis, Qataris, Turks, and kurds should be engaged in the on-the-ground fight.
They are kurds, Iraqis, Somalis, Turks, Bosnians, who live on the periphery of the city.
Shiites, Sunnis, and kurds would work harmoniously together.
The kurds left us at Bani, when two fine fellows became our protectors as far as a small stream, crossing which we entered Turkey.
No sooner had the kurds, with their customary cry of "Lululu!"
It is indeed the ultimate refuge of the Patriarch and the villagers in case of a descent of the kurds.
This had its effect; one by one the remaining kurds slunk away.
As they went out of the city on the south the Turks and kurds came raging in on the north.
1610s, the people's self-designation.
A linguistically and culturally distinct people who inhabit parts of Syria, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and the former Soviet Union. Once part of the Ottoman Empire, they long have sought an independent nation-state, but without success. After his defeat in the Persian Gulf War, Saddam Hussein brutally repressed rebellious Kurds in northern Iraq.