Two people were killed in a fight between rival Kurdish parties in the southeastern region of Turkey, just one week before a parliamentary election.
Five Kurdish militants have been killed in clashes in the eastern Turkish province of Agri, a military spokesperson has said.
As many as 300 Syrian Kurds have been kidnapped in northern Syria by militants from the official Syrian wing of al-Qaeda, Nusra Front, a Kurdish official has said.
Islamists fighting in Syria have made a rare prisoner exchange in the five-year conflict, exchanging 25 women and children prisoners for the release of a senior commander.
At least 30 people have been killed in an attack on a village in Syria by suspected Islamic State militants, part of a pattern of attacks by the group on government-held positions in western Syria.
Islamic State militants have reportedly moved west, engaging in fighting with the Syrian Army in the embattled city of Homs.
At least 25 people have been killed and several others injured after two car bombs were detonated amidst Kurdish new year celebrations in Syria.
A video released by the Islamic State terrorist group purports to show members of the Kurdish peshmerga being beheaded by IS militants.
Syrian government forces have killed six people in village of Sarmin, in the Idlib province, in a toxic poison gas attack, a group monitoring the Syrian Civil War said.
A 19-year-old German woman has been killed in Syria, while fighting Islamic State militants alongside Kurdish troops – according to Kurdish military officials.