Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Kurdish forces


Syria: Deadly fighting continues after 'Islamic State' prison break

January 23, 2022 11:17 pm

Syrian Kurdish forces backed by US troops are trying to regain control of a prison housing IS suspects.

Kurds in Syria brace for war as Turkey says incursion is imminent

October 09, 2019 7:53 pm

Turkey’s planned move to root out Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria, after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops there, has sparked fierce debates in Washington and could open a dangerous new front in Syria’s eight-year-old war.

Suicide car bomber hits Iraq Kurdish city, 4 killed

November 19, 2014 6:26 pm

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the midday attack near the ancient citadel in Irbil.

US-led coalition ramps up strikes on Syrian town

October 10, 2014 11:27 am

The Observatory said the militants had seized more than a third of Kobani, but Kurdish officials disputed that, saying their forces had recaptured several parts of the town.

US launches first strikes in Iraq Sunni Arab heartland

September 07, 2014 2:12 pm

It is the first time that Washington has carried out air strikes in support of Sunni Arab tribal militia.

Far away from home, Yazidi student in Delhi prays for family’s safety

September 04, 2014 4:02 am

‘ISIS has given ultimatum that they will kill 150 families this Friday’

Obama hails recapturing of Iraq's Mosul Dam by Kurdish forces

August 19, 2014 10:37 am

Obama said that the US is building an international coalition to address the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq.

Iraq: Kurdish forces retake parts of largest dam

August 17, 2014 8:24 pm

A commander said Kurdish forces later were hindered by roadside bombs planted by retreating Islamic State fighters.

Airstrikes pound ISIS; 80 Yazidis ‘massacred’

August 17, 2014 12:27 am

World powers, relieved by the exit of long-time premier Nouri al-Maliki, were flying aid to the displaced and arms to the Kurds.

Germany may give weapons to Kurdish forces to fight jihadists

August 15, 2014 1:19 pm

Around 50,000 displaced people are yet to find a refuge in the Kurdish area, according to UN estimates.


Ten days on the Turkish border with Syria

October 23, 2019 7:07 am

According to the Kurdish Red Crescent, 44 civilians were killed and 171 wounded since the attack began on Oct. 9. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human puts the death toll higher, saying 86 people have been killed, including 21 children.