Down To the Last Kurd

Down To the Last Kurd

All the actors in the “Islamic State” drama are waiting to see what happens to the Kurds. By: Dr. Mordechai Kedar The battle over the Kurdish city of Kobane in northern Syria has become a point of convergence for all the forces
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Woman Leads Kurdish Forces In Halting ISIS’  Advance On Kobani

Woman Leads Kurdish Forces In Halting ISIS’ Advance On Kobani

Reports: The secular and left-leaning Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) group has been defending Kobani, on the border with Turkey. MURSITPINAR: Activists said that Kurdish fighters have been able to halt the advance of the ISIS extremist group in the Syrian border
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Kurds Repel Jihadist Attack on Kobani Town in Syria

Kurds Repel Jihadist Attack on Kobani Town in Syria

By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press Kurdish forces defending a Syrian town near the Turkish border clashed with the Islamic State group on Monday after repelling a wide-ranging militant assault the day before in battles that left dozens dead on both sides. While
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Canadian-Kurds Protest Islamic Extremist’s Onslaught in Kobani

Canadian-Kurds Protest Islamic Extremist’s Onslaught in Kobani

Kurds protest in Vancouver Canada, Oct.5, 2014(photo ikjnews.com) Hundreds of Kurds residing in the Metro-Vancouver area of the Canadian Province, British Columbia (BC,) took to the streets of the city’s downtown area on Sunday, October 5th, and stood in solidarity with their
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So, it’s another birthday? Cheers to you all, but I’m not intrigued!

So, it’s another birthday? Cheers to you all, but I’m not intrigued!

By Aram Azez For numerous people, celebrating the day on which they were born, is prevalent! However, when it comes to mathematics, my parameters are not so tight and I’m not adequately correct in counting either — so I cannot meticulously focus
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Kurdish Forces seize strategic Iraq-Syria border post

Kurdish Forces seize strategic Iraq-Syria border post

Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since US forces began bombing the Islamists. The victory,
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Iran and Israel vie in Kurdistan

Iran and Israel vie in Kurdistan

By Brian M Downing The West and key Gulf states are trying to find a political arrangement to bring ground troops to bear on the Islamic State. Clearly, Kurdish troops are one of the most promising options. Though landlocked, Kurdistan’s oil resources,
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Kurdish forces push back Islamic State in northern Syria

Kurdish forces push back Islamic State in northern Syria

Reuters– Kurdish forces in northern Syria pushed back an advance by Islamic State fighters toward a strategic town on the Turkish border Thursday and appealed for U.S.-led airstrikes to target the insurgents’ tanks and heavy armaments. Islamic State launched a new offensive
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Kurds Issue Dramatic Call to Arms as Fresh ISIS Massacre Looms

Kurds Issue Dramatic Call to Arms as Fresh ISIS Massacre Looms

A female Kurdish YPG fighter takes aim at the front line in Syria/Reuters By Ari Soffer Kurds warn of ‘genocide operation’, calls youth to defend embattled border town as Islamic State tries to cement control of Turkish border. Kurdish fighters have issued
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Kurds Gain on Islamic State in Iraq

Kurds Gain on Islamic State in Iraq

Kurdish soldiers held their positions on the edge of Hassan al-Sham, Iraq, on Friday, after retaking the village from Islamic State militants. Dion Nissenbaum By DION NISSENBAUM HASSAN AL-SHAM, Iraq—Iraqi Kurdish fighters are slowly laying the groundwork for a prolonged military offensive
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