the article I read was from the BBC. Journalist was interviewing the Kurds. From the article, they are making incursions into Iran and recruiting villagers. They have been in firefights with the Iranian military and security patrols. Training, from the article, is more from the Turk and Syrian side. they claim to have app. 34,000 fighters. From what I understand, they are seeking autonomy.
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)
from the article: And now for Iran