In a guerrilla camp to the south-west of Irbil in Kurdish Iraq, fighters from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) huddle on sofas in a darkened room, some bearing scars from the war with Islamic State (Isis). That morning the Islamists sent a rocket whizzing towards the nearby town of Makhmour, killing one civilian and injuring two. Story here.
Ahmed was watering his crop of cucumbers and tomatoes in the mountain village of Bolla when he heard the distant rumble of warplanes. Last week, Turkey began attacks against Isis in Syria, but also the PKK in northern Iraq. Read here.