By PBS NewsHour
By Rialda Zukic
Thousands of Syrian Kurds have fled to Turkey since Friday after Islamic State fighters attacked dozens of villages.
By Morgan Till
Fuad Hussein, the chief of staff to Kurdistan's regional president, spoke with Margaret Warner about the Kurds’ drive for greater autonomy and where initial steps to conduct a referendum on leaving Iraq -- and declaring independence -- stand as the…
In the 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the AmeriCorps National Service Program into existence, more than 900,000 participants have worked on service projects across the U.S. They've tutored kids, aided communities after disaster and fought hunger. The former…
President Obama outlined a multi-step plan to defeat the Islamic State group in an interview on Sunday. According to reports, the expanded air offensive could last years, but the president insisted that it would not include combat troops and that…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
After Kurdish and Iraqi forces recaptured a critical Iraqi dam from Islamic State militants Monday, much attention turned to the role U.S. airstrikes may have played in securing a victory. Less attention has been given to an increasingly fierce segment…
Saving the Kurdish city of Irbil from the onslaught of Islamic State fighters was one of the goals of U.S. airstrikes launched earlier this month. But a sense of foreboding remains in the region, and many of the displaced residents…
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