Middle East

Kurds Caught in Throes of Syria's Wari
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September 13, 2013
Syria's Kurds are the country's largest ethnic minority. They are caught in the web of Syria's civil war, fighting among themselves and also battling Islamist extremists for control of a pocket of the country. Thousands of Kurds have fled Syria, mostly to Lebanon and Iraq. Heather Murdock has more for VOA from the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, where many Syrian Kurdish refugees have taken shelter.

Kurds Caught in Throes of Syria's War

Published September 12, 2013

Syria's Kurds are the country's largest ethnic minority. They are caught in the web of Syria's civil war, fighting among themselves and also battling Islamist extremists for control of a pocket of the country. Thousands of Kurds have fled Syria, mostly to Lebanon and Iraq. Heather Murdock has more for VOA from the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, where many Syrian Kurdish refugees have taken shelter.


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