Up to 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region that roughly straddles the borders of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and Armenia. The Kurds are the fourth-largest indigenous ethnic group in the Middle East, but they never won an independent state of their own. Some Kurdish nationalists want to create an independent nation-state consisting of...
Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to discuss Iran's nuclear deal and situation in the Strait of Hormuz with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at their bilateral meeting in Armenia on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
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