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‘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

Rojikurd - 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 ...

British Man Ryan Lock Killed Fighting Against Isis with Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2017-01-04 03:53
Ryan Lock, 20, is said to have died during an offensive by anti-ISIS forces in a bid to retake the northern city of Raqqa. The post British Man Ryan Lock Killed Fighting Against Isis with Kurds appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Turkey demands US to stop supporting Kurdish YPG forces in Syria

Aranews - 2017-01-04 00:20
ARA News Qamishli – The new US Administration should stop supporting Syrian Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG), Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Tuesday. The Turkish PM also said that only Turkey is fighting ISIS, while ...

Briton killed while fighting against Isis in Syria

The Guardian - 2017-01-02 21:54
Exclusive: Ryan Lock, 20, who had no previous military experience, travelled to Syria last August to fight alongside Kurdish forcesA British man has been killed fighting against Islamic State in northern Syria, his family and Kurdish activists have said.R ...

Iraqi forces in Mosul performing 'at their peak', says US commander

The Guardian - 2017-01-01 19:19
Troops fighting Isis are adjusting well to changes on the ground, says Brig Gen Rick Uribe as he suggests battle could last another three monthsA senior US commander in Iraq on Sunday gave a vote of confidence to Iraqi forces fighting to recapture the nor ...

ISIS executes Syrian rebel for ‘fighting against the Caliphate’

Aranews - 2016-12-05 01:06
ARA News Damascus – Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists on Sunday executed a Syrian rebel fighter in the Qalamoun District in Damascus suburb. The fighter was captured during clashes between ISIS and Syrian rebel groups in Qalamoun. Ahmed Abdulkarim al-Hayik ...

More than 30 ISIS militants killed in Russian strikes east Syria

Aranews - 2016-11-28 04:23
ARA News Deir ezZor – Russian warplanes launched on Sunday several airstrikes on Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor Governorate, targeting headquarters of the Islamic State (ISIS). The air raids hit ISIS fighting positions and tactical units in the city of al-Bu ...

Kurds launch rally ‘we will never forget the Peshmerga’ in London

Aranews - 2016-11-27 00:58
ARA News Kurdish activists in the United Kingdom are launching a rally in the city of London to show appreciation to the Kurdish Peshmerga forces that are fighting ISIS on the frontlines near Mosul. “The Peshmerga are effectively fighting an often better- ...

Why Are the Kurds Fighting for Mosul?

House of Kurds - 2016-11-17 21:13
As the fight for Mosul wages on, it is becoming increasingly apparent that in the next few weeks, Mosul will no longer be under the control of the Islamic State. About 100,000 allied troops have been closing in on ISIS’s 7,000 since last week. The coaliti ...

Iraqi forces report new gains in battle for Mosul

Aranews - 2016-11-14 01:44
ARA News Duhok – General Command of the Iraqi Army said on Sunday that their forces have regained control of several neighbourhoods in the city of Mosul subsequent to heavy fighting with Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants. “Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Units lib ...

Over 5,000 civilians displaced from Raqqa as fighting rages

Aranews - 2016-11-13 00:21
ARA News Raqqa – More than 5,000 civilians have been displaced from Raqqa during the first week of the SDF-led Euphrates Wrath Operation against the Islamic State (ISIS) radical group in northeastern Syria. Local sources expect the number of IDPs from Raq ...

Heavy fighting in Mosul as Iraqi forces launch assault on Isis militants

The Guardian - 2016-11-04 13:28
Special forces advance deep into urban areas of the city but Isis fighters hit back by striking Abrams tank with rocketHeavy fighting has erupted in the eastern neighbourhoods of Mosul as Iraqi special forces launched an assault deeper into the urban area ...
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