Violent clashes in Kobanî

Violent clashes broke out during the past 14 hours in the city of Kobanî between the Kurdish People’s Protection  Units (YPG) and the so called the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
  A member of the YPG confirmed the fal...

Babel… 100 ISIL members surrendered to security forces

The Head of the Provincial Council Security Committee of the regions in the north of Babil Thamer Thiban , said that about 100 members including 2 key leaders of the so called the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)  surrendered to securit...

Kurdistan Parliament approves sending Peshmerga forces to Kobani

Iraq's Kurdish regional parliament will hold a session on Wednesday to vote on deploying peshmerga security forces to aid Syrian Kurds battling jihadists from the Islamic State group, a senior lawmaker said.
The planned vote raises the possibility...

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Russia sends humanitarian aid shipment to Kurdistan

Russia has sent a shipment of humanitarian aid on Thursday to Kurdistan Region.
The aircraft "Ile - 76" belonging to the Russian Emergencies Ministry of the airport took off from "Ramensquih", airport on the outskirts of Moscow on the way to Erbil...


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U.S.-led air strikes killed 521 fighters, 32 civilians in Syria: monitor


(Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Righ...

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Kurds Leave Life In Europe To Fight ISIS


by Alice Fordham
The men of the Betwata tribe gather to drink tea every morning in Irbil, Iraq, in an outdoor courtyard with curving pillars and climbing plants.
In northern Iraq, almost ...


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Iraq's Sole Yazidi Lawmaker Says 25,000 Girls Abducted By IS To Be Raped, Sold


By Freshta Jalalzai and Luke Johnson


Iraq's only ethnic Yazidi member of parliament says that the human rights situation in her country is "deteriorating," with Islamic State (IS) ...


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Islamic State: The US volunteers who fight with Syria's Kurds


Jim Muir By Jim Muir BBC News, north-east Syria
Mingling with a group of fighters from the Syrian Kurdish YPG near the front line with Islamic State (IS) in north-east Syria, the one they call...


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