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Monthly Archives: July, 2014

On The Front In Kobanê

What follows is translation of the article “Kuzey Cepheye” (“To The Northern Front”) by Ersin Çaksu and İsmail Eskin from Özgür Gündem and DİHA.   While the attacks of the … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tens Of Thousands Attend Funeral Of YPG Commander In Hakkari

Tens of thousands gathered today in Hakkari (Colemêrg) for the funeral of YPG commander Fazıl Kapalak (Kendal Dewran), who was killed defending the Kobanê Canton of Rojava from the ongoing … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Course And Development Of The Fighting In Kobanê

A new report from ANF and carried in Özgür Gündem describes the course of fighting over the past week and half in Kobanê. Below is a translation of the report … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Turkish Tanks Transported To Syrian Border

As fighting between the YPG and the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) intensifies in the Rojava Canton of Kobanê, the Turkish army is transporting tanks to its southern … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

YJA Calls For A Common Front For Women

Leyla Agirî, a member of the coordinatıng body of Yekitiya Jinen Azad (YJA) – Union Of Free Women – has given an interview to Özgür Gündem in which she speaks … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

ISIS Now Attacking Kobanê On Three Sides

The Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) opened a new front in their offensive on Kobanê last night, according to an article from DİHA carried in Özgür Gündem. ISIS … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fighting Intensifies South Of Kobanê

(ANF) Yesterday evening forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) attacked the village of Kon Eftar, 35 km to the south of Kobanê. Following intense fighting, YPG … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Defense Of Kobanê A National Duty

The KCK and the Rojava Cantons Coordinating Body have called upon all of the youth and patriots of Kurdistan to mobilize in defense of Kobanê, according to an article from … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fierce Clashes Between YPG And ISIS in Kobanê

(ANF/KOBANÊ) Fighting in the Kobanê Canton of Rojava is at its fiercest point in months. The most recent wave of fighting follows an offensive launched by the Islamic State of … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dora: HDP Considering Commission On Syriac And Yezidi Issues

(ANF/ANKARA/ALİ BARIŞ KURT) In an interview with ANF, HDP Mardin MP Erol Dora has declared that any solution to the problem of Syriac and Yezidi land-claims needed to be solved … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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