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Masoud Barzani: Fight against Islamic State harder after military defeat

Masoud Barzani: Fight against Islamic State harder after military defeat

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-11 11:24
Kurdish leader highlighted the ongoing challenges of fighting IS after the groups’ 2017 military defeat in Iraq. ...
Masoud Barzani: Fight against Islamic State harder after military defeat - Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan

U.S. envoy in fight against Islamic State quits after Syria pullout | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-23 11:46

Turkey says it will take over fight against IS after U.S. pull-out

Reuters - 2018-12-22 11:08
Turkey will take over the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria as the United States withdraws its troops, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, in the latest upheaval wrought by Washington's abrupt policy shift. ...

Turkey says it will take over fight against Islamic State after U.S. pull-out | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-21 19:58

Syria Kurds say to keep up fight against Islamic State unless Turkey attacks | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-21 10:02

U.S. to end air war against Islamic State in Syria

Reuters - 2018-12-20 17:53
The United States will end its air campaign against Islamic State in Syria when it pulls out troops, U.S. officials said, sealing an abrupt reversal of policy which has alarmed Western allies as well as Washington's Kurdish battle partners. ...

Syrian Kurds could withdraw from frontline, release Islamic State prisoners: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-12-20 15:45
BEIRUT,— Withdrawal of US troops from Syrian Kurdistan (northeast Syria, Rojava) could prompt the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to abandon the front against Islamic State group IS and release its jihadist detainees, a war monitor warned on T ...

PM Barzani, McGurk Hold Talks on Politics Across Iraq

BAS News - 2018-12-17 17:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, to discuss the political process in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. They held talks on the u ...

Masrour Barzani to Yezidis: I am Humbled by Your Resilience in Facing Genocide

BAS News - 2018-12-14 13:53
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has praised the resilience of the Yezidis in facing the genocide committed by the Islamic State (IS) militant group against the religious minority a few years ago. The Kurdi ...

Syrian Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri M ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces take the last Islamic State-held town of Hajin

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group on Friday, after days of intense battles in the militants’ single remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists said. The fall of Hajin is a blow to the ext ...

PM Barzani: We Won't Stop Unless Every Yezidi is Freed from IS Captivity

BAS News - 2018-12-14 09:54
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has vowed that his government will not stop unless every Yezidi is rescued from the Islamic State's (IS) captivity. The Kurdish premier made the remarks on Friday in a congratulatory message to th ...

US-backed Syria Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

Militarytimes - 2018-12-14 06:54

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

FOX News - 2018-12-13 18:02
The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. ...

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

FOX News - 2018-12-13 10:28
The Islamic State group's deliberate destruction of agriculture in northern Iraq has hindered the return of hundreds of thousands of residents, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. ...

US Energy Secretary Meets Barzani, Hails Kurdistan as Safe Haven

BAS News - 2018-12-11 15:46
ERBIL — US Energy Secretary Rick Perry met with prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, on Tuesday in Erbil where they discussed political, energy and security issues. At a press conference after the meeting, Ba ...

Former British soldier jailed for nearly 8 years in Turkey after being accused of fighting against Islamic State

Telegraph - 2018-12-09 11:12

Fight against Islamic State harder after military defeat: Masoud Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-28 20:56

Islamic State assault killed 92 Syrian Kurdish-led forces: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-11-26 20:39
Fighting between Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Islamic State group kills more than 200 in three days, monitor says QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A major attack by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria has killed 92 US-backed Kurdish-led forces in three ...