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All of Kurdistan's neighbors have been advancing military units towards its borders, possibly scheming to repeat the attempt in 1948 by seven Arab states to choke the fledgling State of Israel.
The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.
In July, when Turkish President Erdogan attacked Israel's security policy on the Temple Mount, Netanyahu issued a statement saying, "It would be interesting to see what Erdogan would say to ... the Kurds. Erdogan is the last one who can preach to Israel."
"In these circumstances, the traditional adage that the enemy of your enemy can be regarded as your friend no longer applies," writes Kissinger. "In the contemporary Middle East, the enemy of your enemy may also be your enemy."
"We pray this special gathering may someday be remembered as the beginning of peace in the Middle East – and maybe, even all over the world."
Mahmoud Abbas shamelessly lied to the President of the United States in front of the entire world.
It's not clear who is firing the mortar shells that land in northern Israel, since there are so many different actors in Syria.
Russia and the United States have agreed to work together to impose a cease-fire in Syria, again. Almost no one believes it will last: even their own allies.
The PKK has been fighting the Turkish government since 1984, and is considered a terrorist organization by the US and the EU.
Terrorists have again attacked Istanbul, killing 11 people and wounding 36 more on the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
First American fatality in Iraq since U.S. withdrawal in joint U.S.-Kurd rescue operation of ISIS prisoners.
ISIS used mustard gas against Kurdish fighters. The chemical warfare agent was probably picked up in Syria.
ISIS threatens to behead Obama, turn the U.S. into a Muslim province, and destroy France and Belgium.
Thousands of ISIS fighters have managed to overcome Kurdish resistance and captured the Syrian-Turkish border town of Kobani.
Israeli military is watching the northern border closely, waiting for the day the "changes" arrive. Rebels already control Syria's side of the fence.
Syrian opposition forces again prove Hezbollah is not invincible. They posted a video showing a direct hit near Damascus on a multi-story Hezbollah building, which collapsed like dominoes.
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