Middle East

Kurds use lobbying to plead for help in Washington

Relatives and Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) members gesture during the funeral of fellow fighters, who were killed during clashes with Islamic State fighters in the Iraqi city of Rabia on the Iraqi-Syrian border, at Ras al-Ain city in Syria's Hasakah province August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 08, 2014, on page 8.




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