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Islamic State says will step up fight against Syrian Kurds, coalition

Islamic State says will step up fight against Syrian Kurds, coalition

E-Kurd - 2019-08-12 11:25
BEIRUT,— The Islamic State group vowed to intensify its fight against the US-led coalition and Kurds in eastern Syria, in a video posted Sunday on its Telegram channel. “The fire of the battle between us and them has been reignited and will intensify,” t ...
Islamic State says will step up fight against Syrian Kurds, coalition - E-Kurd

Syrian Kurds hand over four Islamic State children to Germany: official

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 17:30
SIMALKA CROSSING, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria Monday handed over four children linked with the Islamic State group to Germany in their first such repatriation to the European country, an offi ...

Three Yazidi girls freed from Islamic State captivity in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-08-14 14:14
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The director of the Yazidi Rescue Center in Duhok city in Iraqi Kurdistan, Hussein Qaidi, said on Wednesday that three Yazidi girls had been rescued from Islamic State group (ISIS) captivity. Qaidi said the girls are betw ...

Islamic State group vows to escalate fight against Syrian Kurds, US-led coalition | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-08-12 01:19

Islamic State vows to step up fight against Syria Kurds, U.S.-led coalition | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-08-12 00:35

Islamic State is ‘resurging’ in Syria as U.S. withdraws troops, watchdog says

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
BEIRUT,— The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group is “resurging” in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighboring Iraq, a Defense Department watchdog said Tuesday. The Islamic jihadists — who s ...

Islamic State car bomb kills 5 in Syrian Kurdistan: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
AL-QAHTANIYA,— A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed five people, including three children, in a Kurdish town in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Wednesday, a war monitor said. The explosive-rigged vehicle detonated in Al ...

Turkey and the US to set up ‘joint operations center’

ANF - 2019-08-07 17:45
The US agreed to set up ‘joint operations center’ with the Turkish regime that has been threatening to launch a new occupation attack against the Kurds in North and East Syria. ...

Islamic State has as much as $300 million to fight, says UN chief

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
UNITED NATIONS,— Secretary-General António Guterres says in a report that the Islamic State extremist group IS/ISIS has been left with as much as $300 million following the loss of its so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, “with none of the financial ...

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens operation against Syrian Kurds ‘very soon’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 16:43
ISTANBUL,— Turkey and the US were on a collision course Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “eliminate” a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria — a move deemed “unacceptable” by the Pentagon. Erdogan has repea ...

US Says Will Prevent Turkish Incursion against Kurds in Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-08-06 12:11

Turkey calls on U.S. to end its support for Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
ISTANBUL,— Turkey called on the United States to end its support for a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria as the two countries held talks on Monday aimed at preventing a fresh Turkish invasion. “The US should positively answer ...

U.S. warns unilateral Turkey attack on Kurds in Syria ‘unacceptable’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
TOKYO,— The United States warned Tuesday that any “unilateral” offensive by Turkey to remove a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) would be “unacceptable” and vowed to step up talks to prevent such action. “Clearly we believe any unilateral acti ...

El Paso shooting: Has US neglected fight against white extremism?

BBC - 2019-08-06 02:24
The US has neglected the fight against domestic terrorism over the years, say analysts. ...

Security Zone as part of Turkish expansionist policy

ANF - 2019-08-05 11:32
The Turkish state continues to threaten with an occupation of northern and eastern Syria. Today, a US military delegation will hold talks in Turkey on the "security zone". ...

Turkish attack injures two civilians in a village of Afrin

ANF - 2019-08-05 09:25
The Turkish regime has increased its attacks against northern Syria after Turkish President vowed to launch yet another operation against the region. ...

Rojava Intellectuals Union: A joint stance against attacks needed

ANF - 2019-07-22 13:45
Members of the Rojava Intellectuals Union said the reason the Turkish state was able to intensify because of the conflict among Kurds, stressing that a joint stance needs to be displayed against invasion attacks. ...

Türkiye'de muhalifler için yeni cezaevleri inşa ediliyor | Türkei: Mehr Gefängnisse für Kritiker?

WDR - 2019-07-21 14:26
2016'dan bu yana Türkiye'de cezaevlerine giren kişi sayısında belirgin bir artış yaşanıyor. Cezaevleri dolup taştığından hükümet ülke çapında 50 yeni ceza infaz kurumu inşa ediyor. İnşaatların 2021 yılında tamamlanmaları bekleniyor. Mahpus yakınları kötü ...

Rojavalı yazarın yeni kitabı ‘Kabil’in Ağacı’ çıktı

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 17:56
Rojavalı araştırmacı ve yazar İbrahim Mahmut’un “Kabil’in Ağacı” adlı yeni kitabı yayımlandı ...