Yazidis, an ethnically Kurdish group largely found in Iraq, are in constant danger from Islamic State. German psychologist Jan Kizilhan puts his life on the line to help them. We speak to him about his work.
Conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Turkey have unleashed a tangle of political and military organizations among the Kurds. DW explains who's who in a struggle that is shaping the Middle East.
The US has announced more aggressive tactics to wipe out the "Islamic State." But the shift poses larger strategic questions as populations are displaced and civilian casualties mount.
Turkey's top diplomat has decried the US order to arm a Syrian Kurdish militia, saying each weapon they hold is a direct threat to Turkey. President Erdogan will travel to Washington next week to take up the issue.
Not far from the conflict in northern Iraq, refugees are studying for their digital future. The IT concept aims to help them out of unemployment with computer skills. Ariana Dongus and Christina zur Nedden report.
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