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The Other al-Baghdadi — and the Christians Fighting for Freedom in Syria

National Review - 2017-10-10 14:04
Raqqa, Syria — The soldiers of the Syriac Military Council sit on a rug in an abandoned home in the urban wreckage of the caliphate’s capital, perhaps 200 yards from ISIS, drinking tea and chain-smoking. The predominantly Christian unit is a small but sym ...

Ceasefire with ISIS on Syria-Lebanon border

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 15:18
WAAR-DUHOK: A ceasefire has been declared in offensives against ISIS on the Syria-Lebanon border. The militants have been fighting the Lebanese army on one front, and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other. Lebanon’s army said the pause in operation ...

US-led Coalition Welcomes Launch of Tel Afar Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-20 14:56
ERBIL — The US-led coalition has welcomed the beginning of Tel Afar operation by the Iraqi armed forces on Monday, reiterating support to the troops fighting the Islamic State (IS) on the ground. “The Global Coalition Against ISIS welcomes Iraqi Prime Mi ...

College Grads Fight ISIS with the Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2017-08-02 02:28
Learn what life is like fighting ISIS with Kurds from these two recent college graduates. The post College Grads Fight ISIS with the Kurds appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Another American Volunteer Killed Fighting ISIS

NBC News - 2017-07-26 09:27
The YPG announced Tuesday that David Taylor, 25, a U.S. Marine veteran from Florida, was "martyred" on July 16 while fighting ISIS in the Syrian city of Raqqa. ...

Washington's Dead End in Syria / Sam Heller

KurdPress - 2017-07-25 11:57
On July 4, the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), broke into the Old City of Raqqa, the jihadist pseudo-state’s de facto Syrian capital. Although fighting in R ...

Trump Ends Covert Aid to Arab Rebels Trying to Topple Assad

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 16:37
WAAR-DUHOK: The US has ended its clandestine support to Syria’s armed Arab opposition, American officials have disclosed. The program was separate from US aid to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighting the Islamic State (ISIS), and the en ...

US Ambassador to UN appreciates ‘legitimate aspirations’ of Iraqi Kurds

Waar Media - 2017-07-19 14:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States appreciates the “legitimate aspirations” of the Kurds of Iraq, said its ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday, adding meanwhile that an independence referendum may affect the priority of fighting ISIS. “Ambassador Hale ...

Washington’s anti-ISIS envoy in Ankara after Syria visit

Waar Media - 2017-06-30 23:45
WAAR-DUHOK: The White House envoy coordinating the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group was holding talks in Ankara on Friday a day after visiting a Syrian Kurdish militia deemed by Turkey to be “terrorists”. The visit by Brett McGurk, which ...

Belgium extends its mission against IS in Iraq and Syria

Waar Media - 2017-06-18 13:19
WAAR-DUHOK: Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announced, on Saturday, that his country decided to extend its mission within the US-led international coalition fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria. Michel said that Belgium is an importa ...

Turks Teaching Trump to Dump

E-Kurd - 2017-05-31 11:21
Dr. M. Koohzad | Ekurd.net President Erdogan of Turkey came to Washington threatening, demanding, asking, even begging for a few things he badly needed. He wanted the U.S. to dump the Syrian Kurds who are bravely fighting ISIS, extradite his old friend F ...

‘Hundreds of Us Will Die in Raqqa’: The Women Fighting ISIS

The Kurdish Project - 2017-05-12 21:58
Kimberley Taylor from Blackburn is part of the all-female Kurdish force battling to rout Islamic State. The post ‘Hundreds of Us Will Die in Raqqa’: The Women Fighting ISIS appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Dorrian: More than 4,000 ISIS militants still fighting in Raqqa

Waar Media - 2017-05-05 16:55
WAAR-DUHOK: Colonel John Dorrian, a spokesperson for the US-led coalition, said on Thursday that there are nearly 4,000 Islamic State (ISIS) militants fighting for Raqqa–the ISIS’ de facto capital in Syria. “We believe there are 3,000 to 4,000 ISIS fight ...

“Misdirected” Coalition Airstrike Kills 18 SDF Fighters

BAS News - 2017-04-14 01:39
ERBIL — The US-led coalition fighter jets have mistakenly killed 18 fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement. “A Coalition air strike in support of partnered forces fighting ISIS sout ...

US hosts anti-ISIS meeting of 68 nations

Waar Media - 2017-03-10 16:04
WAAR-DUHOK: A high-profile ministerial meeting of 68 US-led coalition nations fighting against ISIS will be hosted by Washington in two weeks. It will not include two prominent players in the region actively fighting ISIS – Russia and Iran. US Secretary ...

British YPG fighter Ryan Lock’s body sent back home with ceremony

ANHA - 2017-01-31 22:35
DERIK – The body of the British YPG fighter Ryan Lock (nom de guerre Berxwedan Givara), who was martyred whilst fighting ISIS in the Raqqa campaign was sent off to South Kurdistan (Kurdistan Region) by hundreds of people today. The British YPG fighter Rya ...

Syrian Democratic Forces condemn their exclusion from Astana peace talks

Aranews - 2017-01-23 02:25
ARA News Qamishli – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a main group fighting Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants in northern Syria, have been excluded from the Russian-led peace negotiations in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana. Starting on Jan. 23, the talks ar ...

YPG announces identity of fallen American fighter

ANHA - 2017-01-22 23:11
The YPG Press Center announced the identity of Paolo Todd (nom de guerre Kawa Amed), an American YPG fighter who died whilst fighting ISIS in Little Swadiyah village on January 15. ...

Al-Bab left in ruins as Turkish army continues its bombardment

ANHA - 2017-01-21 07:25
AL-BAB – The Turkish army continues bombarding the town of al-Bab under the pretext of fighting against ISIS. In the footage obtained by ANHA, the level of destruction inflicted on the town can be seen clearly. According to the Syrian Observatory for Huma ...

Come With Me On An Adventure With The Kurds Fighting ISIS

Roji Kurd - 2017-01-19 00:08
This is a logbook in images, a view of a war that is unfinished but is of global importance. At 1pm and 6pm on January 18, at Lincoln Center, the New York Jewish Film Festival will premiere my critically acclaimed film, Peshmerga, in the United States as ...

Between Turkısh states and ISIS Meeting in Tebqa

ANHA - 2017-01-12 12:49
NEWS DESK – Turkish state which launches itself as fighting against Daesh gangs, had a meeting with the gangs in Tabqa. It was reported that Turkish state promised to give support against advancing SDF fighters. Turkish state began invading Shahba region ...

Rojava receives more Iraqi refugees amidst increasing violence in Mosul

Aranews - 2017-01-10 02:23
ARA News Hasakah – Hundreds of displaced Iraqi civilians from Mosul on Tuesday crossed the border into Syria’s Kurdish region [Rojava] after fleeing ongoing fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic Stat’s (ISIS) militants, local sources reported. Most of ...

ISIS strategic stronghold was liberated

ANHA - 2017-01-07 11:58
AL-RAQQA- Wrath of Euphrates fighters have liberated the strategic Swedyeah Gharbi village after violent clashes with ISIS mercenaries. Hawar News Agency reporters who keep pace with developments said that Wrath of Euphrates fighters were fighting engaged ...
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