Kurdish

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) celebrate the defeat of ISIS in Raqqa, Syria.

A Raqqa resident asks why militia had to destroy his city to liberate it

Some former Raqqa residents worry about what's next for their city.

A Raqqa resident asks why militia had to destroy his city to liberate it
Daniel Libeskind

The Kurds have no country of their own and their story is largely untold. A planned museum in Erbil aims to change that.

The Kurds have no country of their own and their story is largely untold. A planned museum in Erbil aims to change that.
Translator extraordinaire Ayub Nuri on the right, along with reporter Aaron Schachter and their driver Abdulrazzaq Zanjeel at a street cafe in Baghdad in 2003.

Fixers are a foreign reporter's best friend — and often their lifeline

Fixers are a foreign reporter's best friend — and often their lifeline
A US Coast Guard image of the oil tanker United Kalavyrta, which is carrying a cargo of Kurdish crude oil, approaching Galveston, Texas on July 25.

A mystery oil tanker is anchored in limbo outside of Houston

A mystery oil tanker is anchored in limbo outside of Houston