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Fierce fighting in Syrian border town as Kurdish militants strike back

NBC News - 2019-10-17 18:40
Kurdish news agency video shows women from YPJ units fighting alongside the men, as the Kurds battle Turkish-backed forces in Ras al-Ayn. ...

Kurds make deal with Syrian army to fight together, attempting to push back Turkish troops

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-14 23:03
By Anindita Ramaswamy and Weedah Hamzah dpa Syrian government forces were deployed on Monday to Kurdish strongholds in northeastern Syria following an agreement between the Kurds and Damascus to confront a Turkish incursion, a war monitor and state media ...

150 US Troops Withdraw from Syria: Report

BAS News - 2019-10-14 17:56
ERBIL - At least 150 US troops left Syria on Monday, as the Syrian regime forces came back to the Kurdish-held areas as part of an agreement between the Kurdish forces and the regime. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reached an agreement wi ...

Trump pulling all U.S. troops from northern Syria amid Turkish onslaught

CBS News - 2019-10-14 13:29
There are growing signs of chaos in the wake of President Trump's decision to pull back U.S. forces in the face of a Turkish military onslaught. Forces loyal to the Syrian regime are re-claiming key cities once held by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces. The spir ...

U.S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad’s Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas

Washington Post - 2019-10-13 23:12
The deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the government of President Bashar al-Assad further dimmed the prospect of continued U.S. presence in Syria. ...

Pullback Leaves Green Berets Feeling ‘Ashamed,’ and Kurdish Allies Describing ‘Betrayal’

New York Times - 2019-10-13 17:19
As Turkish forces cross into Kurdish areas of northern Syria, the orders from Washington to U.S. troops are simple: Stand back. Let the Kurds fight for themselves. ...

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria after U.S. forces pull back – The Denver Post

Denverpost - 2019-10-12 07:39

The Real Message of the Turks’ Invasion of Syria: The Birth of Kurdistan is Long Overdue…

E-Kurd - 2019-10-11 18:26
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to The threatened Turkish assault and invasion of heavily Kurdish northern Syria , which prompted President Trump to withdraw American forces, has begun. Try as one may to paint a nicer picture, this brings back r ...

Reporter's Notebook: In Syria, Fox News was embedded with Kurdish forces battling ISIS

FOX News - 2019-10-11 01:58
Fox News was embedded with Kurdish fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria back in March. It was the final days of the Islamic State caliphate deep in the country’s southeast, and optimism was high. ...

Turkish Forces Escalate Campaign in Syria Against Kurdish-Led Militia

New York Times - 2019-10-11 01:32
Turkish forces kill at least 23 Kurdish fighters and seize 11 towns. The Kurdish-led militia punches back but quits anti-ISIS operations. ...

Kurdish fighters holding down northern city, beating back Turkish & Syrian army

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-10 20:58
dpa, Hamburg, Germany The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have repelled an attempt by Turkish troops and their Syrian allies to enter Syria’s northern city of Ain Issa, Kurdish sources said. On Wednesday, Turkey launched a long-threatened milit ...

‘They abandoned us’: Commanding general of US-allied Kurdish forces rails against US plans to pull back from Syria | KTIC Radio

Kticradio - 2019-10-10 15:02

U.S. Consents to a Turkish Invasion in Syria; Kurdish Forces Call It ‘A Stab in the Back’ –

Reason - 2019-10-10 14:20

Syria's war: Kurdish forces pull back from border | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-10 14:03

Leaving Syria is ‘knife in the back’ for Kurdish forces, Panetta says | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-10-10 10:10

Turkey launches airstrikes on Syria after Trump pulls back U.S. troops

CBS News - 2019-10-10 02:07
Turkish forces are bombarding territory held by America's Kurdish allies in Northern Syria. On Wednesday President Trump called the Turkish offensive "a bad idea," but it comes just days after his administration pulled back U.S. troops from the border, ex ...

Trump says 'too costly' to back Kurdish forces in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-10 01:35

Turkey begins offensive aimed at Kurdish fighters in Syria

Seattle Times - 2019-10-09 22:07
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkey launched airstrikes and fired artillery aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with ...

UPDATE 1-Trump says 'too costly' to back Kurdish forces in Syria

Yahoo - 2019-10-09 22:05

Donald Trump Says 'Too Costly' to Back Kurdish Forces in Syria - News18

News18 - 2019-10-09 20:10

U.S. accused of turning its back on Kurds after Trump pulls troops from Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-09 19:55
Turkey has begun its attack against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. This comes after President Trump announced the removal of U.S. troops along the border between Syria and Turkey. Robert Ford, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, joined CBSN to discuss the ...

Turkey launches military operation in northeast Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-09 19:55
Turkish jets strike Syrian border towns controlled by Kurdish-led forces after US forces pulled back from the area. ...

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Washington Times - 2019-10-09 18:57
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Turkey launched a military operation Wednesday against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria after U.S. forces pulled back from the area, with a series of airstrikes hitting a town on Syria's northern border. Turkish President Re ...

Trump's plan to pull back from Syria

CNN - 2019-10-09 01:31
The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria which are currently controlled by Kurdish groups, and th ...

U.S. withdrawal and Turkish invasion of Syria would be 'godsend' for ISIS, experts warn

NBC News - 2019-10-08 22:11
"We have more work to do to keep ISIS from coming back," the spokesperson for the Kurdish-led forces said. "If America leaves, all will be erased." ...

Turkey says it's ready for Syria push, Kurds signal Damascus talks

Reuters - 2019-10-08 15:05
Turkey said on Tuesday it was all set to launch a military push into northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington. ...

Turkey says Syria attack plans complete, Trump delivers threat

Reuters - 2019-10-08 11:31
Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington. ...

Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat

Reuters - 2019-10-08 11:03
Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington. ...

Pelosi and McConnell agree Trump's Syria plan is dangerous

CBS News - 2019-10-08 03:55
U.S. troops have begun to pull back from positions in northern Syria. America's Kurdish allies could soon be overrun by Turkish forces. There's also concern that 10,000 ISIS fighters could escape. The House speaker and Senate majority leader rarely agree ...

Trump says ‘too costly’ to back Kurdish forces in Syria – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-08 01:25

Pelosi and McConnell agree Trump's Syrian plan is dangerous

CBS News - 2019-10-08 01:05
U.S. troops have begun to pull back from positions in northern Syria. America's Kurdish allies could soon be overrun by Turkish forces. There's also concern that 10,000 ISIS fighters could escape. The House speaker and Senate majority leader rarely agree ...

Everything you need to know about Trump's plan to pull back from Syria

CNN - 2019-10-08 00:02
The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria which are currently controlled by Kurdish groups, and th ...

Turkey sending troops into Syria, U.S. pulling back soldiers which leaves Kurdish forces exposed

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-07 20:07
By Anindita Ramaswamy and Weedah Hamzah dpa U.S. troops started withdrawing from areas in northeastern Syria along Turkey’s border, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces said on Monday ahead of a planned Turkish incursion. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan conf ...

'Stab in the back': Kurdish forces decry US pullout from Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-07 19:54
Syrian Democratic Forces denounce US move, pledge to defend 'at all costs' if Turkey carries out long-threatened attack. ...

Kurds accuse Donald Trump of 'stab in the back' as U.S. forces leave northeast Syria

Washington Times - 2019-10-07 18:57
American-backed Kurdish-led fighters in northeast Syria accused President Trump of a "stab in the back" on Monday, hours after the White House announced U.S. troops would vacate the area, giving a greenlight to Turkey to begin a long-awaited military ope ...

U.S. pulls back troops in northeast Syria, opening door to Turkish attack

Reuters - 2019-10-07 17:41
The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syria border on Monday, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington, in a move U.S. President Donald Trump hailed as a bid to quit "endless wars". ...

Kurds pull back as US and Turkey work to establish safe zone in Syria Kurdish forces say they are withdrawing to demonstrate their commitment August 28, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-29 09:48

Kurds pull back as work to establish US-Turkey safe-zone in Syria progresses Kurdish forces say that they are pulling back forces to demonstrate their commitment August 28, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-28 16:32

Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
AMMAN,— Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces. Turkish President Tay ...

Belgium Repatriates Six Children of IS Parents

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — Six Belgian children of Islamic State (IS) parents were taken back to their home country from Syria on Friday, officials confirmed. They were stranded at a camp under the control of the US-backed Kurdish fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces. “The ...

Yezidi Woman Freed from IS in Western Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-30 15:09
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces liberated another Kurdish Yezidi woman from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq. The woman was reportedly abducted by IS back in 2014 when the jihadist group overran Sinjar and kidnapped more than 6,000 people fro ...

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools – No turning back

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. ...

Turkey police block rally backing Kurdish hunger strikes for ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 11:12
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish anti-riot police used their shields to push back dozens of female relatives of Kurdish hunger strikers during an attempted protest in the southeast of the country on Thursday. Security forces prevented the wome ...

Another 11 Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-18 13:12
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 11 more Kurdish Yezidis whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) back in 2014. They are women and children who were received by Yezidi Home Organization from the administration of al-Hol and t ...

Kurdish forces wreak havoc on Turkish-back rebels in Afrin

Almasdarnews - 2019-03-20 15:49

Morocco takes back Islamic State fighters from Syria’s north: Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-11 15:30
DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria,— A group of Moroccans held in northern Syria by Kurdish-led SDF forces have returned home, the SDF said, in a rare case of a foreign government taking back citizens likely to have been members of the Islamic State jihadist gr ...

U.S. cannot back Syrian Kurdish forces who align with Assad: U.S. commander

E-Kurd - 2019-02-18 16:29
BAGHDAD,— The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday. ...

Donald Trump Demands European Allies Take Back 800 Captured ISIS Fighters or "We Will Be Forced to Release Them"

Newsweek - 2019-02-17 17:45
U.S.-backed Kurdish forces are poised to seize control of the remaining ISIS stronghold in Syria. ...

Back the SDF not a new international force in Syria says Arab League head Turkey has threatened to launch an operation against the Kurdish forces it says is the same as ISIS February 17, 2019

The National AE - 2019-02-17 14:36

Iraq to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-02-13 21:48
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has said that Baghdad will repatriate the members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who have been held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. Iraq is said to bring back up to 20,000 Iraqis home b ...

Ottawa Refuses to Take Back Canadian IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-07 21:39
ERBIL - Canada's Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale has made it clear that his county will not take back its citizens who are being held by the US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria over joining the Islamic State (IS), arguing that they have to bear the ...

IS pushes back U.S.-backed Kurdish forces from key town in eastern Syria: watchdog - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2018-12-08 22:51

IS pushes back US-backed Kurdish forces from key town in eastern Syria: watchdog

Uniindia - 2018-12-08 22:24

Berlin Considers Repatriation of German Members of IS

BAS News - 2018-11-29 09:12
ERBIL — Germany is planning to bring back home the suspected German member of the Islamic State (IS) which are now being held by the Syrian Kurdish forces. “The federal government is examining all options for a possible return of German nationals,” the G ...

Syrian Kurds resume final push against ISIS

CNN - 2018-11-14 22:23
Syrian Kurdish forces are resuming the final phase of operations against ISIS, as the terrorist group is pushed back into its last remaining slivers of territory. ...

Syrian Kurds resume push to rid ISIS from last pockets of Syria

CNN - 2018-11-13 15:28
Syrian Kurdish forces are resuming the final phase of operations against ISIS, as the terrorist group is pushed back into its last remaining slivers of territory. ...

Life returns to Kirkuk: ISIL still threating resident

Al Jazeera - 2018-11-02 17:31
People who fled the Iraqi city of Kirkuk are slowly returning, a year after government forces took back control from Kurdish Peshmerga fighters. But the threat of violence still hangs over the city ...

Families want government to bring back 16 Canadians held by Kurdish forces in Syria - National |

Globalnews - 2018-10-25 11:29

France plans to repatriate children of jihadist fighters in Syria

Reuters - 2018-10-24 08:47
France is working to bring back children held by Syrian Kurdish forces and belonging to suspected French Islamist militants, but will leave their mothers to be prosecuted by local authorities, French officials said. ...

ISIS fights back Kurdish forces in eastern Syria

Almasdarnews - 2018-09-26 15:32

Italy Deploys Troops to Syria to Back Kurdish-led Anti-IS Battle: Report

BAS News - 2018-06-12 15:00
ERBIL — Italian soldiers have been sent to Syria’s Deir ez-Zor to support the Syrian Kurdish forces in the war against Islamic State (IS), said the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. The source cited anonymous locals saying that the Italian troops arrived ...

Kurdistan Extradites Man Accused of Murder of German Girl

BAS News - 2018-06-09 23:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s security forces on Saturday sent back to Germany a man who had escaped to Kurdistan after killing a 14-year-old girl in Germany. The Kurdish officials said Ali Bashar, 20, was captured in Zakho town of Duhok province at the req ...

US slams Turkey over population transfers in Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-04 12:03
Residents sit in the back of a truck as they flee the city of Afrin in northern Syria on March 18, 2018, after Turkish forces and allied armed groups took control of the Kurdish-majority city. (Photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP) ...

Turkey sends special forces for next stage of Afrin offensive

Jerusalem Post - 2018-03-01 20:09
Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies, supported by Turkish air strikes, have pushed the Kurdish fighters back from most of Turkey's border with Afrin. ...

Brother of Iraqi MP Arrested for Involvement in Sinjar Massacre

BAS News - 2018-02-20 21:33
MOSUL — The brother of and Iraqi lawmaker was arrested on Tuesday by the security forces after he was accused of involvement in the Islamic State’s (IS) massacre against the Kurdish Yezidis in Sinjar back in 2014. The suspect was arrested while visiting ...

'Syrian forces to back YPG' in fight against Turkey

Al Jazeera - 2018-02-19 16:15
A Kurdish YPG official claims regime forces will join Kurdish fighters in Afrin. ...

Kirkuk Residents Want Kurdish Security Forces Back: Goran Official

BAS News - 2018-02-14 09:40
ERBIL - Since the October events, the residents in Kirkuk province are not comfortable with their security and they wish the Kurdish security forces would replace the Iraqi forces in the city once again.Mohammed Nasradin, head of a branch of Change Movem ...

Turkey-led forces roll back Kurdish frontier near border in Syria's Afrin - Map update

Almasdarnews - 2018-02-04 16:57

Kurdish forces drive back assault by Turkish-backed rebels: sources - PanARMENIAN.Net

Panarmenian - 2018-02-03 16:25

Breaking: Kurdish forces drive back assault on key border town in north Raqqa by Turkish-backed militants

Almasdarnews - 2018-02-03 10:26

Erdogan fires back, calls on Trump to stop support of Kurdish forces in Syria

Almasdarnews - 2018-01-26 01:02

U.S. Steps Up Efforts to End Turkey's Kurdish Offensive

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-01-25 10:55
The Trump administration is pressing Turkey and U.S.-backed Kurdish forces to pull back from a deepening military conflict in Syria, warning Ankara not to target its Kurdish partners and telling the fighters not to join the battle against Turkey. ...

Kurdish forces beat back Turkish-backed rebels at strategic mountain in Afrin

Almasdarnews - 2018-01-23 18:20

Turkish forces push into Syria as Kurds fight back

Jerusalem Post - 2018-01-21 17:12
The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, supported by the United States but seen as a terrorist organization by Turkey, said it had repulsed the Turkish forces and their allies after fierce clashes. ...

Security Vacuum in the Absence of Peshmerga in Disputed Kurdish Areas

BAS News - 2017-12-30 19:53
ERBIL — The Kurdish territories disputed between Erbil and Baghdad are now under serious threat since the Iraqi army and Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi pushed the Peshmerga forces back from the areas, said a Kurdish lawmaker. “In the absence of the ...

Turkish regime demands US take back weapons from Kurdish forces

Almasdarnews - 2017-12-03 17:11

Kurdish Troops Halt Iraqi Forces on the Kurdistan Border

WarIsBoring - 2017-10-23 11:24
“These are our last moments,” said Warrant Officer Neihaad Sdeq Mohammad from the Kurdistan Freedom Party’s 5th Division. “We won’t go back, never. We will stay and fight, ’til the end.” On Oct. 20, 2017, just four days after Iraqi forces and the pro-Iran ...

Peshmerga pull back to June 2014 line: Iraqi military commander

KurdPress - 2017-10-21 14:03
Kurdish Peshmerga forces returned on Wednesday to positions they held in June 2014, before Islamic State invaded northern and western Iraq, a senior Iraqi military commander told Reuters. ...

Iranian Artillery Units Back Shi’ite Militias in Attack Prde

BAS News - 2017-10-20 16:37
ERBIL — Using the US-donated arms and backed by the Iranian artillery units, the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi assaulted the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Prde district located on the road between Erbil and Kirkuk, said the Peshmerga Command in a sta ...

Kurdish forces pull back to June 2014 line - Iraqi military commander | Reuters

Reuters - 2017-10-18 12:28

Civilians return to Kirkuk as Iraq's Kurds lose more ground

CBS News - 2017-10-17 17:53
Residents pour back in day after fleeing Iraqi troops' advance against Kurdish forces in disputed, oil-rich city ...

Kurd forces move back defense line around Kirkuk in disengagement effort

Reuters - 2017-10-13 17:21
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish forces have moved back their defensive line around the oil region of Kirkuk in northern Iraq by 2 km (1.2 miles) to reduce the possibility of friction with nearby Iraqi forces, security sources in the region said on Friday ...

Turkey Skeptical About US Taking Back Arms from YPG

BAS News - 2017-10-04 22:33
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu once again criticised the US policy for arming the Syrian Kurdish forces for the battle against Islamic State (IS), saying that Ankara looks forward to see Washington taking the arms back after the Raqqa ...

Kurdish Red Crescent striving at hot lines

ANHA - 2017-09-19 12:04
While battles are intensifying between Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and IS mercenaries in the frontal battlefields during al-Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor campaigns, Kurdish Red Crescent staff in the back fronts are undertaking their duties providing the fighte ...

Iranian Kurdish Opposition Parties Back Protests in Support of Kolbars

BAS News - 2017-09-05 18:41
ERBIL—Two Iranian Kurdish opposition parties condemned the killing of Kolbars (backpack carriers) by Iranian armed forces and voiced support for public rallies against killing them. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (DPIK) and Kurdistan Democrati ...

ISIS militants fight back in Raqqa, hit SDF-held areas

Aranews - 2017-07-29 02:28
ARA News Militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) stepped up their resistance against the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the city of Raqqa, targeting areas recently lost to the SDF. The radical group attacked headquarters of the Kurdish ...

Kurdish-led forces fling back huge ISIS counterattack in Raqqa

Almasdarnews - 2017-07-25 19:30

Kurdish forces overrun more urban sites in Raqqa while ISIS fights back

Almasdarnews - 2017-07-19 17:37

US will take back weapons from YPG after IS defeat: Turkey

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:01
A US-led coalition army vehicle leads a group of Kurdish YPG forces. (Photo: Archive) ...

Kurdish forces drive back ISIS counter-offensive in Raqqa city - Map update

Almasdarnews - 2017-06-24 05:10

Kurdish forces drive back ISIL terrorists in Raqqa City

Almasdarnews - 2017-06-24 05:10

US tells Turkey it will take back weapons from Kurdish YPG forces

Waar Media - 2017-06-22 14:20
WAAR-DUHOK: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Turkish counterpart that weapons provided to the Kurdish YPG (People’s Protection Units) in Syria would be taken back once Islamic State was defeated, Turkish defence ministry sources said on Thursday. ...

ISIS pulls back to downtown Raqqa as Kurdish forces liberate second neighborhood

Almasdarnews - 2017-06-10 21:03

British volunteers fighting with Kurdish forces against Isis back Jeremy Corbyn | talkRADIO

Talkradio - 2017-06-05 20:11

Will US-Kurdish deal force Turkey back to PKK negotiation table? / Pinar Tremblay

KurdPress - 2017-05-15 07:58
Although the United States has signaled its increasing support for the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) for the last few years, US President Donald Trump’s decision to arm the Kurdish forces in Syria for the battle against the Islamic State came as ...

U.S. 'in Bed with Terrorists' If It Arms Syria's Kurds: Turkey

Newsweek - 2017-05-10 16:27
Ankara has lashed out at Trump administration plans to back Kurdish forces in push for ISIS capital Raqqa. ...

Kurdish forces push back a dozen ISIS militants on Makhmour front

Rûdaw - 2017-05-10 00:38
"Some of them were injured, some ran away, leaving behind a dead body ...

Turkey urges Trump administration to turn back on Syrian Kurdish forces | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2017-01-03 14:15

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

Dailymail - 2016-11-18 17:52
By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq, Nov 18 (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled ... ...

Battle with IS leaves melting pot Iraq town in ruins

Dailymail - 2016-11-14 18:10
Dilshad Salim stares in disbelief at the devastated ruins of his hometown Bashiqa in northern Iraq several days after Kurdish forces took it back from the Is... ...
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