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Posted on Nov 28 2014 - 10:20pm by admin
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Meet the Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State The function of each is the same – to root out spies and suicide bombers. But each is manned by a different force – Kurdish Army; Iraqi Army; Shiite militias; Asayish (Kurdish...

Assyrian Homes Being 'Looted' By Kurdish Forces … being broken into and property being stolen. The Assyrian International News Agency (www.aina.org) says that the IS terror group occupied Telsqof for ten days beginning...

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 6:38pm by admin
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Kurds Battle ISIS for Possible Kurdish State We are building a new system within the old regime," said YPG commander Hussein Kocher, a local commander. The group is part of the force defending...

Suicide car bomb kills five in Iraqi Kurdish capital Since then, the region's peshmerga forces have regained ground from Islamic State, emerging as the West's most trusted and...

Iranian troops not involved in Jalawla, Sadia fighting; 18 Peshmerga killed KIRKUK, Kurdistan Region – Iranian troops did not take part in the recapture of Jalawla and Sadia from the...

Posted on Nov 23 2014 - 1:24pm by admin
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Kurds Appeal to US for Heavier Weaponry to Fight Islamic State Militants He said that even with the existing weaponry, the Kurdish forces have hurt Islamic State and retaken...

Posted on Nov 22 2014 - 11:30am by admin
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Turkish President: 200 Iraqi Peshmerga will join Syrian Kurds' fight for Kobani (CNN) — A deal has been reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces to pass through Turkey to help Syrian Kurdish fighters in the...

Child soldiers enlisted to fight against Islamic State in Syria Local authorities pledged this summer to remove all 149 child soldiers from the ranks of the main armed Kurdish force, the People's Protection Units (YPG), but...

Isis: Iraqi army retakes control of oil refinery town as Kurds stand firm … A Kurdish general, Najat Ali, commanding Peshmerga soldiers in the town of Makhmour, 50 miles north of Baiji, said yesterday that “Isis has big administrative...

Top US general in Erbil to discuss war plans “The loss of full control of Baiji is a significant blow to ISIS, and presents a key opportunity for the ISF [Iraqi Security Forces],” the Institute for the...

Kurdish Female Forces Are Fighting ISIS in Kobane to Protect the 'Rights of … Abdo, who is also known by her nom de guerre Narin Afrin, urges women from across the world...

US veteran joins ground war against ISIS The Kurds are out-gunned and out-manned, but Williams discovered that one of the fighters who has joined their ranks is an American volunteer....

Kurdish Forces Call for Further International Help Iraqi Kurdish forces fighting ISIL fighters near Makhmour, a town recaptured from the militant group by the Kurds, say they need more weapons because ISIL...

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:09pm by admin
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Israeli woman joins Kurdish forces fighting ISIS The Canadian-born woman who served in the Israeli military joined the Kurds who are fighting ISIS in Syria. Smoke rises during armed clashes between Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants from...

Ill-equipped and underpaid, Kurdish fighters hold ISIS militants at bay Mughdeed's Iraqi Kurdish forces are members of the Peshmerga, a key U.S. ally in the fight against so-called Islamic State militants. Also known as ISIS, the...

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:08pm by admin
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Kurdish peshmerga forces arrive in Kobani to bolster fight against Isis On Wednesday a group of 200 Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters entered the besieged town at the request of the People's Defence Corps (YPG), the Syrian-Kurdish forces who...

ISIS, Al Qaeda Join Forces To Battle US-Backed Rebels And Kurds In Syria … Militants of the Islamic State group and Jabhat al-Nusra, al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, struck a deal early in November to unite against the moderate, U.S.-backed rebels...

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:05pm by admin
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Report: Kurdish Forces Block ISIS Supply Road Along Syria-Turkey Border Reuters reports that with the help of the Iraqi Kurdish forces who were able to cross into Syria through Turkey...