Middle East

Iranian faction among Kurds trained by US against militants

In this picture posted on his Facebook page on Aug. 31, 2016, Hussein Yazdanpana, leader of the Kurdistan Freedom Party (PAK), an Iranian Kurdish armed opposition group, sits with who he said were two Western military advisers, one of whom is wearing a U.S. tactical arm patch. Yazdanpana told the AP his group had been receiving military training from American and European advisers. (Hussein Yazdanpana via AP)





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