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College Grads Fight ISIS with the Kurds

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. ...
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Iraqi Kurds must protect themselves as a state: Nechirvan Barzani

KurdPress - 2017-08-04 20:19
In a speech marking the third anniversary of the IS invasion of Shingal and the murder and abduction of thousands of Yezidis, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said that the Kurds have lost all hope in living with ...

US Should End One-Iraq Policy: General Garner

BAS News - 2017-07-28 17:23
ERBIL — The Sykes–Picot Agreement which has defined the current political borders in the Middle East, has ended with the Kurds this time deserving a state of their own, a US retired US army general. During a symposium happening in Washington with the att ...

Syrian Democratic Forces advance in Raqqa, hit ISIS defences

Aranews - 2017-07-27 04:00
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday made new gains in the battle for Raqqa city after heavy clashes with Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants. The US-backed forces seized more ground in Raqqa city after hitting ISIS’s defences. ...

LGBT unit joins Kurdish forces in fight against ISIS extremists in Syria

Aranews - 2017-07-26 19:18
ARA News A group of volunteer fighters have joined the ranks of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the fight against ISIS extremists. The group announced the first LGBT brigade formed to combat Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists. The Queer I ...

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. ...

We Owe Kurds a Great Debt

The Kurdish Project - 2017-07-21 02:39
According to North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon, the world owes the Kurds a great debt. The post We Owe Kurds a Great Debt appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Six Kurds were detained by the Iran intelligence agency in Mahabad

Hengaw - 2017-07-20 03:03
Hengaw: In the past few days at least 6 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the Mahabad Intelligence Agency. Based on reports of The post Six Kurds were detained by the Iran intelligence agency in Mahabad appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

The Defeat of ISIS Must Mean an Independent Kurdistan

The Kurdish Project - 2017-07-18 08:44
KRG Security Council member Aziz Ahmad argues that an independent Kurdistan would not destabilize the country. The post The Defeat of ISIS Must Mean an Independent Kurdistan appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Four Kurdish citizens were executed by the Iran regime in Wrimia

Hengaw - 2017-07-18 03:00
Hengaw: Four Kurdish citizens were executed in the central prison of Wrimia on the eve of July 8. According to reports received The post Four Kurdish citizens were executed by the Iran regime in Wrimia appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Four Kurds were detained by the Iran forces in Esfarayn

Hengaw - 2017-07-18 03:00
Hengaw: Four Kurdish citizens were arrested in the aftermath of an incident between the residents and the police in Esfarayn. According to The post Four Kurds were detained by the Iran forces in Esfarayn appeared first on Human Rights News. ...