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AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye A member of the Iraqi pro-government forces fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher during an operation in al-Shahabi village, east of Fallujah, in an operation to retake the city from Islamic State group, on May 24, 2016

Mosul: Islamic State Intensifies Civilian Killing

The Islamic State has moved hundreds of civilians from surrounding villages into Mosul to use as human shields, the United Nations said, adding that...
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Hasakah: Syrian army and Kurdish fighters arrive at a new ceasefire deal

The new ceasefire has supposedly gone into effect at 2 p.m. local time (1100 GMT) Tuesday, said the report, adding that several points have...

Kurdish forces retake villages from Islamic State

The offensive, which kicked off about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, involved the backup of U.S. airstrikes. IS fought back, though, attempting to ram explosive-laden vehicles in...

Key IS strongholds falls to Kurdish backed fighters

The SDF capture of Shadadi in the southern countryside of al-Hasakah came after three days of intense battles against the IS, said the Syrian...
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Kurdish group takes credit for Ankara attack

In a statement on Friday, the Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) said they carried out the attack on military personnel on Wednesday, according to Firat...

Turkey wants US to break ties with Kurdish fighters

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says the US should break ties with Kurdish fighters, adding “resorting to terrorist groups like the YPG is above all a sign...

Turkey warned to stop Kurdish zones bombing

Turkish artillery continued to bomb Kurdish areas in northern Syria for the second consecutive day on Sunday, after world powers agreed on Friday in...

12 Villages in Kirkuk Taken Over By Kurdish Peshmerga Forces

Thousands of Kurdish Peshmerga forces have managed to retake twelve villages in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk from Daesh Takfiri terrorists, after they...
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Islamist rebels have kidnapped close to 300 Kurds

Suspected Islamist rebels were reported on Monday to have abducted up to 300 Kurdish civilians in northern Syria. The Kurdish Hawar News Agency reported that...
Members of the Izadi community are seen while fleeing into Syria to avoid ISIL terrorists.

Kurdish fighters in Iraq discover mass grave of 25 members of the Izadi community

Kurdish fighters in Iraq have discovered a mass grave containing the remains of about 25 members of the Izadi community murdered by ISIL terrorists...

Iraq?s Kurdish forces launched rocket attack into Mosul

Iraq?s Kurdish forces have launched a rocket attack on the northern city of Mosul, which is controlled by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists. During the attack,...

Kurdish Rebels In Charge Of Mashta Nour

Kurdish forces defending the Syrian border town of Kobane have recaptured a strategic hill overlooking the city from Islamic State fighters, a senior local...

Mt. Sinjar siege broken by USA hit

The US led air campaign sought to build on the successes of Friday and Saturday, when Iraqi Kurdish forces helped by US planes were...

We want them to go and fight in Kobani and liberate it

A convoy of peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq headed across southeastern Turkey on Wednesday towards the Syrian town of Kobani to try to...

Kobane about to fall, airstrikes insufficient – Erdogan

The Syrian Kurdish city of Kobane is "about to fall," says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he criticizes US allied bombing of Islamic...

Two villages Freed From Sahlaj And Ein Manea

Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Monday took control of two villages located near Iraq's strategic Mosul Dam, which they seized from Islamic State (IS) militants...

Kurdish Prisoners escape

Security forces have launched a manhunt for 18 prisoners allegedly associated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) who escaped through a tunnel from a...

Senior Iraqi and Kurdish officials meet in Erbil

Special Representative Martin Kobler. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 9 June 2013 ? The top United Nations envoy in Iraq has welcomed today the first visit...

Armed group calls for cease fire and withdrawal from Turkish territory

A wide view of Shanidar Cave in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. UN Photo/Bikem Ekberzade Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the call by...