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Iraqi PM says US-Iraqi alliance essential to fighting ISIS
NRT - 2017-02-20 21:15

American Anarchists Join YPG in Syria Fighting ISIS, Islamic State - Rolling Stone
Rollingstone - 2017-02-14 21:57

Canada to arm Kurdish forces fighting ISIS in Iraq – reports — RT News
RT - 2017-02-07 07:15

Ryan Lock & ISIS -- British Man Died Fighting with Kurds | National Review
Nationalreview - 2017-02-03 01:47

Dutch Motorcycle Club not fighting ISIS in Kurdistan: official - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-02-02 21:52

The Kurdish woman building a feminist democracy and fighting Isis at the same time
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-01 06:31

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 ...

Iraqi forces control Mosul’s third bridge, fighting ongoing in two districts
Rûdaw - 2017-01-17 11:39
"There are only six districts under ISIS control in eastrn Mosul ...

Come With Me On An Adventure With The Kurds Fighting ISIS | The Huffington Post
Huffingtonpost - 2017-01-16 23:50

After ISIS, YPJ will continue fighting patriarchal oppressive attitudes in Middle East: Hanna Bohman
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-15 04:34
After ISIS, YPJ will continue fighting patriarchal oppressive attitudes in Middle East: Hanna Bohman ...

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 ...

Secretary of State: Kurds are our greatest allies and will support them
ANHA - 2017-01-12 12:49
Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson stated yesterday that USA renews its commitment to support Kurdish forces fighting in Syria in their campaign to eliminate ISIS in al-Raqqa. ...

The Kurdish Woman Building a Feminist Democracy and Fighting ISIS at the Same Time
The Kurdish Project - 2017-01-11 06:55
Asya Abdullah is one of the most radical and effective revolutionaries in the world today. Here's her story. The post The Kurdish Woman Building a Feminist Democracy and Fighting ISIS at the Same Time appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Edmonton man who died fighting ISIS a hero, says Kurdish community - Edmonton - CBC News
CBC - 2017-01-10 03:41

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 ...

Russian efforts in fighting ISIS ’virtually zero’ - Pentagon
Orient News - 2017-01-10 02:00

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 ...

Edmonton man killed while fighting ISIS in Syria - Edmonton - CBC News
CBC - 2017-01-06 09:48

Canadian man fighting ISIS in Syria has been killed, Kurdish group says - NEWS 1130
News1130 - 2017-01-05 22:38

The Kurdish woman building a feminist democracy and fighting Isis at the same time | The Independent
Independent - 2017-01-05 15:59

Canadian man fighting ISIS in Syria has been killed, Kurdish group says - The Globe and Mail
Theglobeandmail - 2017-01-04 18:14

British chef, 20, killed while fighting ISIS with Kurdish forces in northern Syria dreamed of being adventurous like his 'idol' Bear Grylls
Dailymail - 2017-01-04 13:52
Ryan Lock told his parents he was going on holiday to Turkey last August, but instead joined Kurdish forces after travelling to Syria. ...

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. ...

British man killed during fighting in Syria’s Raqqa Orient Net - Agencies A British man has reportedly been killed fighting against ISIS in Syria. Former chef Ryan Lock ..
Orient News - 2017-01-04 02:00

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 in Syria while fighting ISIS alongside Kurdish YPG — RT UK
RT - 2017-01-03 14:27

British man Ryan Lock killed fighting against Isis for Kurds | The Independent
Independent - 2017-01-03 09:03

Russia bombs ISIS positions as Turkey-backed rebels push to Syria’s al-Bab
Aranews - 2017-01-03 02:40
ARA News Aleppo – Russian warplanes on Monday launched several airstrikes near the city of al-Bab in Syria’s northern Aleppo Governorate, targeting Islamic State’s (ISIS) tactical units and fighting positions. The Russian air raids destroyed at least five ...

British chef, 20, dies fighting ISIS in Syria alongside Kurdish forces in battle to liberate extrimists' capital Raqqa
Thesun - 2017-01-02 23:43

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 ...

3rd UK YPG Volunteer Dies Fighting ISIS in Syria
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-02 21:41
3rd UK YPG Volunteer Dies Fighting ISIS in Syria ...

British man volunteering with YPG dies fighting ISIS in Syria
NRT - 2017-01-02 21:22

YPJ Spokeswoman: We also fight for a mental and intellectual liberation
ANF/English - 2017-01-02 15:55
YPJ Spokeswoman Nesrin Abdullah said: “As the women of YPJ, our goal is a mental and intellectual liberation as well as the end of ISIS occupation. We are also fighting for the liberation of women and men.” ...

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 ...

Meet The Kurdish Sniper Fighting ISIS In Kobani [VIDEO] | The Daily Caller
Dailycaller - 2016-12-26 08:30

Putin praises Kurds for combatting ISIS, but says Russia won’t interfere in Iraq
Aranews - 2016-12-24 03:13
ARA News Erbil – The Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday praised the fighting capabilities of the Kurds, but said Russia will not interfere in the domestic affairs of Iraq. “Russia always had a good relationship with Kurds. Kurds have their own ver ...

Civilians caught in crossfire in Mosul as fighting intensifies between ISIS and Iraqi forces
Aranews - 2016-12-21 23:00
ARA News Duhok – Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) are deliberately targeting civilians who refuse to join them in Mosul city, in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh Governorate, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on Wednesday. “Mosul civilians were increasin ...

Political Disunity Among Iraq’s Kurds Fighting ISIS Alan Attoof
NRT - 2016-12-21 04:00

Qamişlo: “The fraternity in the battle front will reflect on the society”
ANF/English - 2016-12-14 12:46
Assyrian Military Council Member Aron Qamişlo in the war front in the Wrath of Euphrates operation said: “We are fighting against ISIS in trust, shoulder to shoulder with the fighters from other peoples in the operation.” ...

Scenes from opposition’s fighting with ISIS near al-Bab
Orient News - 2016-12-14 02:00

Kurd fighting in Iraqi army killed by ISIS sniper fire in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2016-12-12 02:28

Coalition strikes Mosul hospital amidst heavy fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS
Aranews - 2016-12-08 02:55
ARA News Erbil – The Iraqi security forces attempted to seize the al-Salem hospital in eastern Mosul on Wednesday amid raging conflict with Islamic State group (ISIS) in the city. The US-led coalition hit the hospital in renewed airstrikes on Wednesday, s ...

Fighting and dead ISIS militants as Iraqi forces liberate more Mosul neighborhoods
Rûdaw - 2016-12-07 15:29
Iraqi forces liberated 2 more neighborhoods ...

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 ...

MOSUL VIDEO: Fighting ISIS one house at a time
Rûdaw - 2016-12-05 01:00
The army has brought some of its best troops to this war ...

Heavy fighting under cloudy skies in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2016-12-02 17:40
Iraqi forces are battling ISIS in Meshraq neighbourhood ...

International YPG Volunteers Fighting ISIS Killed by Turkish Warplanes - Updated
Kurdish Question - 2016-12-01 17:51
International YPG Volunteers Fighting ISIS Killed by Turkish Warplanes - Updated ...

International YPG Volunteers Fighting ISIS Killed by Turkish Warplanes North Raqqa - Reports
Kurdish Question - 2016-12-01 01:11
International YPG Volunteers Fighting ISIS Killed by Turkish Warplanes North Raqqa - Reports ...

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- ...

U.S. soldier fighting ISIS is killed in northern Syria
Dailymail - 2016-11-25 03:55
A U.S. soldier has died from wounds suffered from stepping on an explosive in northern Syria while fighting the terror group, ISIS. ...

Iraqi Kurds say Baghdad should deliver Western weapons to Kurdish forces fighting ISIS
Aranews - 2016-11-24 00:48
ARA News Erbil – The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Head of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa, told ARA News on Thursday that the Iraqi central government in Baghdad should be more cooperative in delivering Canadian weapons to the Kurdish Peshmerga ...

President Barzani and US Ambassador to Iraq Discuss Fighting Against ISIS
Kurdish Globe - 2016-11-21 08:57

VIDEO: Two determined foes fighting for Mosul’s Tahrir neighborhood
Rûdaw - 2016-11-19 14:27
'ISIS has tried to hold back the army with car bombs and snipers ...

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 ...

University graduation ceremony honors student killed fighting ISIS
Rûdaw - 2016-11-14 13:18
His death came before he could graduate. ...

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 ...

Trump wants to shift Syria strategy, focus on defeating ISIS
Rûdaw - 2016-11-12 13:44
He warned against ending up fighting Russia in Syria ...

Attacks in Iraq’s Tikrit and Samarra kill at least 21; curfews in both towns
Rûdaw - 2016-11-06 11:12
The attacks come as Iraqi forces are fighting ISIS in Mosul ...

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 ...

In Fighting ISIS, Kurds Have Regained 90 percent of ‘Disputed Territories’ That Are Also Claimed by Baghdad
The Kurdish Project - 2016-11-01 21:09
The following article was originally published in Rudaw on October 31, 2016. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – As territories controlled by ISIS in Iraq continue to shrink in the battle to liberate the militants’ stronghold of Mosul that began more than a fortnig ...

In fighting ISIS, Kurds have regained 90 percent of ‘disputed territories’ that are also claimed by Baghdad
Rûdaw - 2016-10-31 13:00
Peshmerga ‘will not withdraw from territories they have liberated ...

What drove a British dairy farmer to the Syrian frontline?
The Guardian - 2016-10-29 12:55
The army wouldn’t accept Dean Evans, so he made his own way to Syria. This summer he became the second British citizen to be killed fighting Isis thereAt 9.48am on Thursday 21 July this year, Dean Evans sent his stepfather, Steve Howell, a text message. “ ...

Kurds worry live coverage could help ISIS during Mosul offensive
Aranews - 2016-10-25 02:27
ARA News Erbil – The Kurdistan Region’s prosecutor on Monday called on Kurdish channels to halt their live coverage of ongoing fighting against ISIS in northern Iraq due to security concerns. In public letter, the prosecutor called K24, NRT and Rudaw to h ...

ISIS suspect in Kirkuk blows himself up as another shot dead by security forces
Rûdaw - 2016-10-23 15:18
This followed two days of ISIS fighting in Kirkuk ...

ISIS launches a large-scale attack on Rutba town of Anbar province
ANF/English - 2016-10-23 12:42
ISIS gangs have started an aggression on Rutba town of the Iraqi Anbar province early Sunday morning. Fighting in the town is reportedly to be intensifying. ...

Clashes resume in Kirkuk
ANF/English - 2016-10-22 11:44
Fighting resumes between ISIS gangs and asayish forces in the central neighborhoods and Mahmudiye village of Kirkuk. ...

KIRKUK: Fighting continues for second day between security forces and ISIS militants
Rûdaw - 2016-10-22 09:40

US bomb disposal expert, 34, killed by a roadside IED while fighting ISIS in Iraq alongside Kurdish troops is identified
Dailymail - 2016-10-21 23:25
Jason C. Finan was killed by a roadside bomb yesterday, marking him the first American combat casualty in the campaign to oust the terror group from its last major stronghold in Iraq. ...

US serviceman killed fighting ISIS alongside Kurdish troops in Mosul
Dailymail - 2016-10-21 11:56
The soldier was killed by a roadside bomb on Thursday, marking the first American combat casualty in the campaign to oust the the terror group from its last major stronghold in northern Iraq. ...

Iraq city of Kirkuk under attack by armed militants
The Guardian - 2016-10-21 11:11
Witnesses report multiple explosions and fighting even as major offensive continues against the Isis-held city of MosulIslamic State militants have launched a commando raid on the Iraqi city of Kirkuk in an apparent attempt to distract Iraqi and Kurdish f ...

Iraq fighting in Mosul to help Hillary Clinton, says Trump
E-Kurd - 2016-10-20 08:48
WASHINGTON,— Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that Iraqi forces have launched a major, months-long offensive on an ISIS stronghold to help his rival win the US presidency. The claim, which Democratic candidate Hillary Clint ...

Islamic State expected to use chemical weapons in defense of Mosul
Aranews - 2016-10-20 03:20
ARA News Allied forces fighting ISIS in Mosul say they expect the extremist group to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to defend Mosul from an assault to drive them out. US officials said in a previously undisclosed statement that it had confirmed th ...

Celebrations in Erbil as Iraqi forces battle for Christian town
Rûdaw - 2016-10-19 06:48
Iraqi forces are fighting to liberate Qaraqosh from ISIS ...

New York college student died fighting for ISIS in Syria, court finds
Jerusalem Post - 2016-10-19 04:34

Fighting for every yard: on the ground with Kurdish forces in Mosul
The Guardian - 2016-10-17 19:24
Peshmerga troops realise that retaking the city will be no walkover as Isis digs in to defend its last urban redoubt in Iraq The factory seemed to be abandoned, but the cautious peshmerga troops were not convinced: spotters had identified it as an Islamic ...

Leaked emails: Clinton advised Obama to arm Kurds to defeat ISIS
Rûdaw - 2016-10-15 08:52
"Clinton said fighting the Islamic State should be the priority.” ...

Hundreds of Syrian rebels join the Kurdish-Arab alliance of SDF
Aranews - 2016-10-14 01:56
ARA News Hasakah – A main brigade of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) joined on Thursday the ranks of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-Arab alliance that has been fighting ISIS in northern Syria for more than a year. In a press conference in Hasaka ...

Thousands bid farewell to BÖG fighter and HPG guerrilla in Adana
ANF/English - 2016-10-08 11:12
BÖG fighter Eylem Ataş who fell fighting ISIS in Manbij and HPG guerrilla Mehmet Çalışkan who fell in a clash with Turkish soldiers in Mardin were laid to rest in Küçük Oba Cemetery in Adana. ...

Body of BÖG fighter martyred in Manbij given to family 101 days later
ANF/English - 2016-10-06 21:59
Body of Eylem Ataş who fell fighting ISIS during the Manbij operation and has been held on the border for 101 days, has been retrieved by her family. ...

Free Syrian Army a factor in fighting ISIS - Turkish MoD
Orient News - 2016-10-01 07:29

Islamic State jihadis publicly behead 15 civilians on charges of ‘apostasy’
Aranews - 2016-09-30 01:01
ARA News QAMISHLI – Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) executed 15 civilians on Thursday in Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor Governorate. The victims were accused of violating ISIS regulations. The ISIS-led Sharia Court accused them of fighting the Calipha ...

Fighting intensifies between US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and ISIS in Aleppo
Aranews - 2016-09-29 02:34
ARA News ALEPPO – Clashes broke out on Wednesday between the Kurdish-Arab alliance of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Aleppo Governorate. The northeastern countryside of Aleppo, also known as Shahba ...

Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS to Avenge the Women They Enslaved and Killed
The Kurdish Project - 2016-09-28 01:41
The following video was originally published by AJ+ in May of 2016. These Kurdish women are fighting ISIS to avenge the Iraqi women who have been raped, beaten, enslaved, and killed at the hands of the so-called Islamic group. They are part of the highly ...

Aside from ISIS and Nusra any group can join cessation of hostilities; Lavrov tells Rudaw
Rûdaw - 2016-09-23 22:37
The YPG has primarily been fighting ISIS but also has tense relations with some Syrian opposition groups ...

Iraqi forces expel ISIS from Sharqat District
Aranews - 2016-09-23 01:46
ARA News ERBIL – The Iraqi army forces announced on Thursday the “liberation” of the Sharqat District in Saladin Governorate from militants of the Islamic State (ISIS). More than 160,000 civilians have been displaced from Sharqat due to the fighting betwe ...

US men who died fighting ISIS alongside the Kurdish militia will be given military-style honors when they return home today
Dailymail - 2016-09-16 17:52
William Savage, Levi Shirley (pictured) and Jordan MacTaggart died fighting for the People's Protection Units in Syria. Their families will be presented with a flag flown over the US Capitol. ...

Islamic State executes member of US-backed Syrian rebel group
Aranews - 2016-09-11 04:50
ARA News HOMS – Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) have executed a Syrian rebel fighter in Homs province on charges of fighting against the group’s self-declared Caliphate. Muhammad Awad, a member of the US-backed New Syrian Army (NSA), was beheaded b ...

Syria: 19-year-old female fighter dubbed 'Kurdish Angelina Jolie' dies fighting Isis suicide bombers
Ibtimes - 2016-09-09 13:33

Syria: Woman dubbed 'Angelina Jolie of Kurdistan' reportedly killed fighting Isis | London Evening Standard
Standard - 2016-09-09 10:52

American Pastor Buys Weapons for Assyrian Militia Fighting ISIS in Iraq
AINA - 2016-09-09 05:00

Islamic State attacks civilians east Syria under the pretext of fighting regime forces
Aranews - 2016-09-09 03:33
ARA News DEIR EZZOR – Militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) launched an offensive on a district held by the Syrian regime in the eastern Deir ez-Zor province, causing dozens of casualties among civilians, activists reported on Friday. ISIS militan ...

Kurdish 'Angelina Jolie' fighter reportedly killed fighting Isis | The Independent
Independent - 2016-09-08 10:16

'Angelina Jolie of Kurdistan' Asia Ramazan Antar dies fighting Isis in Syria | Metro News
Metro - 2016-09-08 08:25

Cousin of Saudi Ambassador Killed Fighting for ISIS in Iraq
AINA - 2016-09-06 05:00

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