BEHIND THE LINES: Kawthar Fatahi, 33, a former teacher from in Iran’s Western Azerbaijan Province, is now a leading activist and organizer for the Iranian Kurdish Komala Party.
The legacy of the millenia-old Jewish communities of the Arab world must be preserved.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has suggested a ground operation to combat Kurdish militants following airstrikes.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed Kurdish groups for a deadly bombing in Istanbul that took the lives of six people and wounded dozens.
Ankara’s threats are not new. It has been threatening and carrying out invasions of Syria, often targeting Kurdish areas, routinely since 2016.
Iran claims its attacks are designed to counter Kurdish groups that back protests in the country.
The IRGC struck military bases in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, aiming to destroy sites that were partly destroyed in previous attacks.
Attack in Istanbul on Nov. 13 killed six people • Ankara has blamed Kurdish militants for the blast
Iran's regime thought the protests would end 40 days after Mahsa Amini's death. But they were wrong. The protests are continuing and Iran can't control them.
Tehran is concerned about attacks and it wants to show that, even if it is facing protests in the very heart of the capital, it can still defend itself.