Kurds

Iranian ethnic group

Kurds are an ethnic group native to a mountainous region of Western Asia known as Kurdistan, which spans southeastern Turkey, northwestern Iran, northern Iraq, and northern Syria. There are also exclaves of Kurds in central Anatolia and Khorasan. Additionally, there are significant Kurdish diaspora communities in the cities of western Turkey, in particular Istanbul, while a Kurdish diaspora has developed in Western Europe, primarily in Germany. Numerically, the Kurds are estimated to number between 30 and 45 million.

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German Kurds called on Thursday for stronger government action against far-right radicalism and racism as they mourned the victims of a gun attack on two shisha..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Some of the victims of a suspected far-right shooting rampage in the German town of Hanau were of Kurdish descent, Bild daily reported on Thursday, without..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

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