Mideast Iraq Syria

March 14, 2012 - 5:46 PM
In this Monday, March 12, 2012 photo, Syrian Kurds refugees sitting in a rented house in Irbil, a city in the Kurdish controlled north, 217 miles (350 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Syria's Kurds are fleeing to Iraq to escape the bloody uprising in their home country, where they have been pulled in different directions by opposing political forces. (AP Photo/Yahya Ahmed)