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Fighting Back Against Genocide Denial – Jewish World Watch

JWW - 2021-08-04 02:48

Commander Çelê pays tribute to commander Cahide: "This war will be won by the strength of women"

ANF - 2021-08-03 10:30
Speaking about Cahide Kahraman, one of the leading female commanders of the freedom movement, Şilan Çelê, a fellow HPG commander, said: "Heval Cahide was fighting bravely against the enemy with the hope of freedom." ...

Afghanistan: Street fighting rages as Taliban attack key city

BBC - 2021-08-03 00:01
The militants are battling to take control of a provincial capital for the first time in years. ...

ISIS Has Not Vanished. It Is Fighting a Guerrilla War Against the Iraqi State.

Theintercept - 2021-08-01 10:34

Afghanistan: Fighting rages as Taliban besiege three key cities

BBC - 2021-08-01 00:02
Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to capture major Afghan urban areas. ...

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Fighting escalates despite ceasefire

BBC - 2021-07-30 02:06
Forces in Amhara are battling rebels on three fronts along the border with Tigray, officials say. ...

Turkish soldier in Iraq killed fighting PKK - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-07-28 03:58

Intra-clan fighting leaves casualty in Syria’s east Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-07-27 12:07
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – As a result of an intra-clan fight in a town east Deir ez-Zor, east Syria, an individual lost his life on Tuesday. Ahmed al-Makhlaf lost his life due to an intra-clan fight that took place on Tuesday morning between al-Z ...

UN says record high number of civilian casualties

ANF - 2021-07-26 10:09
Record numbers of civilians have been killed and injured in Afghanistan in intense fighting since 1 May, when international forces began their final drawdown and the Taliban launched a major offensive. ...

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: What's stopping aid getting in?

BBC - 2021-07-24 01:49
A renewed surge in fighting has made it ever more difficult for aid to reach areas in desperate need. ...

Russian mercenaries fighting for Assad are 'wearing BRITISH uniforms' - astonishing claim | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2021-07-18 09:29

Bayık: The guerrillas are fighting this battle for humanity

ANF - 2021-07-16 13:06
In a TV interview, Cemil Bayık of the KCK assessed the current developments in South Kurdistan and stated that international powers are silent on the crimes committed in Kurdistan because NATO is behind the Turkish state. ...

Venezuela: Battles between police and gangs in Caracas leave 26 dead

BBC - 2021-07-11 01:10
Security forces search for gang leaders after two days of fighting in the capital Caracas. ...

British Citizen Fighting Islamic State With Kurds Killed in Syria - WSJ

WSJ - 2021-07-09 09:57

‘Nato did not defeat terrorism, but helped Afghanistan’ - former president Karzai

BBC - 2021-07-06 01:09
The country benefited from reconstruction efforts but fighting extremism failed, Hamid Karzai says. ...

Syria’s Autonomous Administration, Swedish diplomats discuss paths of fighting terrorism, Turkish violations

NPA Syria - 2021-07-03 12:17
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Friday, in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, a delegation of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) discussed with Swedish politicians and diplomats paths of fighting terrorism, establishing stabilit ...

Kurdish soldiers fighting ISIS have to supply their own weapons

PRI - 2021-07-02 07:10

Philippines eager to learn from Kurdistan’s experience fighting terrorism

Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-29 21:45

Manbij Military Council destroys Turkish tank

ANF - 2021-06-29 14:24
North of Manbij, a Turkish tank was destroyed by fighters of the Military Council while attempting to enter the autonomous area. The ensuing fighting continues, and residents of neighboring villages have been evacuated. ...

Thousands displaced by fighting around northern Afghan city

Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-28 17:57

Hopes and critiques: Rome G7 in the eyes of the Autonomous Administration

NPA Syria - 2021-06-28 16:27
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Sunday, a spokesman for the Autonomous Administration criticized the lack of invitation to an international meeting on Syria, because their forces are still fighting terrorism and the region needs reconstruction, while a ...

Iraqi Christian Villagers Displaced by Turkey-PKK Fighting | Persecution

Persecution - 2021-06-25 20:48

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Heavy fighting reported

BBC - 2021-06-23 01:05
Rebel forces claim to have seized several towns, which the army has dismissed as "fake news". ...

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Why Armenia and Azerbaijan Are Fighting Again – NBC Chicago

Nbcchicago - 2021-06-19 11:50

Brit arrested after fighting ISIS is being ‘persecuted’, dad says | Metro News

Metro - 2021-06-16 00:35

The female Kurds fighting Islamic State | Reuters.com

Reuters - 2021-06-15 18:21

Palestine is Fighting an Ideological War – She Will Rise, Israel Will Fall

Milligazette - 2021-06-15 14:11

Stop Kobane case! Write EH Bildu MEP Pernando Barrena and Basque deputy Oihana Etxebarrieta

ANF - 2021-06-15 08:52
We can't leave the Kurds alone. They are fighting against totalitarianism and fanaticism, for a free society, based on social justice, feminism and ecology," write EH Bildu Pernando Barrena, MEP and Oihana Etxebarrieta, Member of the Basque Parliament. ...

Gov. Ducey: Legislators to vote this week on $100M bill to bolster state's wildfire fighting efforts

Yahoo - 2021-06-15 07:57

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: G7 calls for access for aid workers

BBC - 2021-06-14 01:17
The Ethiopian region has been devastated by fighting between rebels and government forces. ...

American internationalist: Fighting ISIS is not enough

ANF - 2021-06-12 09:24
US internationalist Sipan Van Spronson pointed out the necessity of fighting not only against ISIS, but also against Turkish fascism, and said that joining the YPG was an opportunity for him. ...

Noam Chomsky: The Elites Are Fighting a Vicious Class War All the Time

Jacobinmag - 2021-06-11 02:30

China Says Are In Contact With India To Provide Help In Fighting Against Corona | चीन ने कहा- कोरोना के खिलाफ लड़ने में मदद उपलब्ध कराने के लिए भारत के संपर्क में हैं

Abplive - 2021-06-10 00:51

Kurdish family-fighting to save their home in Sheikh Jala | Occupied East Jerusalem

Quebecnewstribune - 2021-06-09 04:01

The al-Kurd family – fighting to save their home in Sheikh Jarrah

Al Jazeera - 2021-06-07 19:50
Muna and Mohammed al-Kurd are at the forefront of the fight against forced expulsions of Palestinian families. ...

KCK accuses KDP of backing Turkish occupation in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-06-06 23:03
Encircling the guerrilla areas and isolating them from each other is tantamount to an open declaration of war against the guerrilla, said the KCK, according to which the KDP alone is responsible for all fighting and loss of life that may result. ...

Like a nightmare come true: Killer robots fighting humanity’s wars | Biometric Update

Biometricupdate - 2021-06-06 08:03

Joy thanks Texas Democratic caucus chair who organized voting bill walkout for ‘fighting for our democracy’

Yahoo - 2021-06-02 11:29

Elif Ronahî: The guerrillas are not fighting an ordinary war

ANF - 2021-06-02 10:52
Elif Ronahî from the KCK Presidential Council spoke about the current situation in Kurdistan in a TV interview. ...

The teenagers fighting India's deadly Covid crisis

BBC - 2021-05-28 01:20
Suhani and Prabhpreet are part of a team who find and verify what resources are available for families in need. ...

Pentagon reaffirms US commitment to fighting ISIS in Iraq, Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2021-05-25 13:59

Canadian families worry as fighting rages in Israel, Gaza

Yahoo - 2021-05-24 20:00

Sacramento refugee fighting to stay in the U.S. sues federal government

Yahoo - 2021-05-24 08:18

French army chief says UN report into air strike was biased

BBC - 2021-05-23 00:04
Gen Lecointre says he believes Europe will still be fighting jihadism in the Sahel in 10 years time. ...

Fighting the pandemic and ensuring equity in access to vaccines - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2021-05-21 20:11

The Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to avoid fighting

BBC - 2021-05-20 01:25
Thousands have fled intense armed clashes which involve Venezuela’s army and Colombia’s rebel groups. ...

Clan fighting in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor leaves casualties

NPA Syria - 2021-05-18 18:16
Towns of the #Deir_ez_Zor countryside are known of their clan character, where there is always fighting between the clans in the region. The post Clan fighting in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor leaves casualties appeared first on North press agency. ...

Unified efforts for a stable and prosperous Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2021-05-17 16:08
After defeating Daesh territorially, fighting Daesh’s remnants became Iraq’s priority. Learn more about the unified efforts among the Iraqi forces, Coalition, Iraqi government and civilians to maintain security. Article Unified efforts for a stable and p ...

Hamas, Israel fighting escalates even amid truce efforts

Gulan Media - 2021-05-13 23:25

VOA60 World- At least 40 people have been killed in fighting between Hamas and Israeli security forces that escalated Wednesday

Dengî Amerîka - 2021-05-13 06:07

Armenia convicts two Syrians for fighting for Azerbaijan | Eurasianet

Eurasianet - 2021-05-06 19:07

Woman fighting COVID-19 created incredible digital art from Chiefs' photos while in the hospital

Yahoo - 2021-05-06 15:40

“From Chicago to Kurdistan, the revolutionary spirit will never be defeated”

ANF - 2021-05-01 15:13
“Today, we celebrate all the brave revolutionaries around the world fighting against capitalism, for socialism and a free society. We see this fight as a continuation of the struggle of Haymarket Martyrs and we give great value to the history of May Day." ...

Syrian Democratic Council salutes peoples of Syria fighting for a new free life on Workers' Day

ANF - 2021-05-01 07:58
The MSD issued a statement to celebrate International Workers’ Day. ...

LGBTQ Community Fighting To Have Pride Flag Flown Outside Rye City Hall In June

Yahoo - 2021-05-01 06:28

Deadly fighting on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border kills at least 31

BBC - 2021-05-01 01:24
Thousands of people are evacuated following some of the worst border fighting in years. ...

45 Houthis dead in raging fighting in Marib province | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-04-29 11:11

Iraqi Security Forces have prioritised demining activities

The Global Coalition - 2021-04-29 02:39
In addition to fighting Daesh sleeper cells, the Iraqi Security Forces have prioritised demining activities and the clearance of war remnants to enable reconstruction activities and facilitate civilians returns to their homes Article Iraqi Security Force ...

What happened in al-Tai neighborhood in Syria’s Qamishli?

NPA Syria - 2021-04-27 22:34
Clashes broke out in #Syria's #Qamishli between the #Asayish and pro-regime National Defense and lasted for days. But what exactly has happened since the fighting erupted on April 20? The post What happened in al-Tai neighborhood in Syria’s Qamishli? appe ...

Cleanup after the end of fighting in Qamishlo

ANF - 2021-04-27 16:21
The Syrian regime militia NDF has been driven out of the Tai neighborhood in Qamishlo and most of the population that was previously evacuated has returned. The municipality has begun rehabilitating the neighborhood. ...

Internal Security Forces: Clashes did not cause material damage in Tai

ANF - 2021-04-27 14:41
"During the operations, we respected human rights and international regulations," said the Internal Security Forces regarding the latest fighting in Tai neighborhood of Qamishlo. ...

Fighting erupts in eastern Myanmar near Thai border

Yahoo - 2021-04-27 11:09

Fighting erupts in Myanmar near Thai border

Yahoo - 2021-04-27 08:13

TAJÊ condemns Turkish operation, salutes guerrilla resistance in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-04-25 20:51
Yazidi women's movement TAJÊ condemned the Turkish occupation operation in South Kurdistan and saluted the guerrilla resistance against it. "It is our children who are fighting. It was them who saved us from annihilation," the organization said. ...

The oldest archaeological site of Syria’s Raqqa is being trespassed

NPA Syria - 2021-04-25 15:18
#ISIS dug several tunnels around the archaeological site, which were intended to fortify the area after the intensification of the fighting between it and the #SDF. The post The oldest archaeological site of Syria’s Raqqa is being trespassed appeared firs ...

Syrian mercenaries refuse fighting in Libya: SOHR - EgyptToday

Egypttoday - 2021-04-24 21:14

Heavy fighting continues in guerrilla areas

ANF - 2021-04-24 19:22
Violent clashes between guerrilla forces and Turkish troops continue in guerrilla areas where the Turkish army has launched a large-scale operation last night. ...

Tribal fighting in Syria’s Raqqa leaves casualties

NPA Syria - 2021-04-24 17:31
Following the incident, the Internal Security Forces imposed a security cordon on Tel Abyad Street and al-Amasi Street in the city of #Raqqa. The post Tribal fighting in Syria’s Raqqa leaves casualties appeared first on North press agency. ...

Fighting between Syria's Kurdish forces, pro-Assad militia enters fourth day - Al Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-04-24 06:18

Renewed fighting in Qamishlo as NDF breaks ceasefire

ANF - 2021-04-22 11:29
The ceasefire negotiated in Qamishlo under Russian mediation between the pro-regime militia Difa al-Watani and the security forces of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria Syria lasted only a few hours. ...

Heavy fighting on the Turkey-Syria border

CBS News - 2021-04-21 19:24
There was more heavy fighting Monday along the Turkey-Syria border. After an easy victory against ISIS, Turkish forces and U.S.-backed Syrian rebels headed further south to take on Kurdish fighters, also allies with the U.S. Turkey views the Kurdish group ...

Assad regime bombs U.S.-backed forces in latest Syrian battle

CBS News - 2021-04-21 10:02
Until now, the U.S. has merely backed Kurdish troops fighting against the Assad regime's forces in Syria's civil war. But as fighting heats up, American forces may be pulled directly into the fray. Holly Williams has more. ...

Alert state in Syria’s Sere Kaniye due to fighting between opposition groups

NPA Syria - 2021-04-20 22:53
In addition, there were reports that the Turkish army had arrested dozens of the warring groups, without their previous intervention to end the clashes. #Syria #Sere_Kaniye The post Alert state in Syria’s Sere Kaniye due to fighting between opposition gro ...

Clashes erupt among different mercenary factions in occupied Serêkaniyê

ANF - 2021-04-19 10:09
In occupied Serêkaniyê, fierce fighting broke out among the occupying militias of the so-called Syrian National Army. Two artillery shells hit the other side of the Turkish border in North Kurdistan. ...

Syria’s AANES repatriates 34 ISIS orphan children to Russia

NPA Syria - 2021-04-18 20:43
The 34 children are orphans whose parents were killed while fighting within #ISIS ranks, Omar said during a press conference held with Kuznetsova in #Qamishli. #AANES The post Syria’s AANES repatriates 34 ISIS orphan children to Russia appeared first on N ...

Nûda Tolhildan: Don't let yourselves be instrumentalized!

ANF - 2021-04-18 12:52
Guerrilla fighter Nûda Tolhildan overheard on the radio that her mother is being instrumentalized by the Turkish state. She appeals to all parents not to let themselves be used and to be proud of their fighting children. ...

HRE: 8 Turkish-backed mercenaries killed, 19 others injured

ANF - 2021-04-17 13:12
Fighting broke out in Afrin between the HRE and the Turkish occupation forces, where one HRE fighter was martyred. Various sabotage actions against the occupying forces took place in the past days, leaving 8 mercenaries dead and 19 others injured. ...

Zehrê Şemo: In Shengal we are fighting for our existence

ANF - 2021-04-14 10:49
Zehrê Şemo from the Yazidi women's movement TAJÊ said that the agreement between the KDP and the Iraqi government is about “exist or don’t exist” and warned of a new massacre in the Shengal region. ...

Canada cancels licences for arms exports to Turkey

ANF - 2021-04-13 10:00
Canada has cancelled arms export licences for Turkey's high-tech drone systems after finding "credible evidence" that Canadian technology was diverted to Azerbaijan without Ottawa's permission and used in fighting in Nagorno-Karaba. ...

“Turkish-backed mercenaries improve their conditions after fighting in Libya and Azerbaijan”

ANF - 2021-04-11 14:29
Turkish-backed mercenaries use their revenues from fighting in Libya and Azerbaijan to open small projects to improve their living conditions, reports SOHR. ...

“Abu Amsha ate our salaries:” Turkish-backed Syrian militants angry over unpaid salaries

NPA Syria - 2021-04-10 21:58
In a recent video circulated on social media, Turkish-backed militants in #Syria express anger at not having received salaries they were promised for fighting for #Turkey in Libya and Azerbaijan The post “Abu Amsha ate our salaries:” Turkish-backed Syrian ...

Fierce fighting near Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-04-04 14:59
During fierce battles between the SDF and the Turkish invading forces, a military vehicle of the attackers was destroyed, and a tank was hit. ...

KCDK-E celebrates Easter and calls on everyone to defend differences together

ANF - 2021-04-04 11:56
The Kurdish European umbrella organization KCDK-E sent Easter greetings in a statement saying: "We have to promote the coexistence of the various religious identities by fighting together for a free life with equal rights." ...

Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on the all-women Kurdish-Syrian militia fighting ISIS

Yahoo - 2021-04-03 17:05

Fighting poverty is about more than dollars and cents

AEI - 2021-03-31 00:07
While reducing poverty — especially for children — is a good idea, addressing the long-term need for skill and social-emotional development that will help parents and their children find meaningful and remunerative work is even more important. The post Fi ...

Heavy fighting erupts near Tal Tamir in northern Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2021-03-27 07:38

American soldier drops everything to fight ISIS

CBS News - 2021-03-26 22:46
In northeastern Syria, Kurdish soldiers have been fighting a brutal war against ISIS for over a year -- and they're still holding the line. Holly Williams meets Jeremy Woodward, an American who served in the U.S. military for eight years and has joined th ...

80-year-old forced to "protest" in front of HDP

ANF - 2021-03-25 15:16
80-year-old Halime Başal has been forced by blackmail to sit in front of the HDP building in Amed and "reclaim" her son, who has been fighting in the guerrilla ranks since 1992. ...

German woman accused of fighting for Islamic State in Syria arrested

Republicworld - 2021-03-25 14:02

SDF statement on fighting near Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-24 19:54
Heavy fighting has broken out near Ain Issa in northern Syria after a ground attack by Turkish occupation forces on the village of Dibis, and the area has been bombed by drones. Seven SDF fighters were killed. ...

Syria: Heavy fighting between SDF and Turkey-backed groups continues around Ain Issa

Kurdistan24 - 2021-03-23 10:47

SDF: 34 Turkish-backed mercenaries killed in Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-22 19:56
SDF published a balance sheet on the three days of fighting around the northern Syrian town of Ain Issa. According to the report, four SDF members were martyred, and there were at least 37 casualties in the ranks of the occupation forces. ...

Child killed, 5 others wounded in fighting near northern Syrian city of Ain Issa, SDF says

Kurdistan24 - 2021-03-22 06:06

Girê Spî Military Council: Our forces fighting heroically against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2021-03-21 19:54
Girê Spî Military Council Commander Riyad Xelef said attacks on Ain Issa have increased; adding, “Our forces are fighting heroically on the frontlines to protect our land and people against Turkish invasion.” ...

Newroz celebrate in Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-21 08:47
People in Ain Issa celebrated Newroz despite the ongoing attacks and fierce fighting. SDF fighters lit traditional Newroz's fires on the frontline. ...

SDF: 18 mercenaries killed in Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-20 15:44
Fighting around Ain Issa in northern Syria continues unabated. According to SDF statements, 18 jihadists were killed this morning, and the attack by occupation forces was repelled. One SDF member was martyred. ...

SDF: Many dead in fighting in Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-20 08:25
Fierce fighting broke out in Ain Issa between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Turkish occupation forces. 16 mercenaries were killed. Two SDF fighters fell martyrs, a twelve-year-old also lost his life in an attack on a residential area. ...

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: A rare view inside the conflict zone

BBC - 2021-03-20 02:08
A BBC team gets a glimpse of the human cost of the recent fighting in Tigray. ...

Heavy fighting near Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-19 18:43
Heavy clashes between SDF and Turkish occupation forces continue in the northern Syrian town of Ain Issa. So far, three mercenaries have been killed, and an armored vehicle has been destroyed. ...

Police kill a civilian, injure another in Iran’s Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-03-19 02:01
Iranian police has shot a group of people fighting each other, killing a civilian and injuring another in Darreh Drezh of Kermanshah province. Kurdish civilian Sirwan Mohammadi has lost his life and… The post Police kill a civilian, injure another in Iran ...
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