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.
November 19, 2014 6:26 pm
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the midday attack near the ancient citadel in Irbil.
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.
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.
September 04, 2014 4:02 am
‘ISIS has given ultimatum that they will kill 150 families this Friday’
August 19, 2014 10:37 am
Obama said that the US is building an international coalition to address the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq.
August 17, 2014 8:24 pm
A commander said Kurdish forces later were hindered by roadside bombs planted by retreating Islamic State fighters.
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.
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.
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.