Kurdish rebels claim deadly Ankara blast as strain on Turkey grows

March 17, 2016 2:51 PM

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Kurdish rebels claim deadly Ankara blast as strain on Turkey grows

What are the Kurdish factions in Turkey and Syria?

Turkey's NATO allies haven't labeled the YPG as a terrorist group. The U.S.-led coalition supports this Kurdish group and considers it a reliable and effective ally in the fight against ISIS in Syria, much to the chagrin of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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