The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: August, 2014

YPG’s Self-Made Tanks Are Protecting The Revolution

The tanks and armored vehicles produced locally in Rojava have been vital in giving the YPG the edge over the Islamic State or Iraq and Sham (ISIS) over the past … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

KCK Statement On Sinjar Massacre

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION On the 14th of August 2007, our Yazidi people in the Shiba and ShexKhidir villages of Shingal suffered a bloodthirsty massacre in which450 … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Syriac Guerilla: Now Is The Time To Join The Revolution

(ANF) Sena İbrahim, a Syriac from Derik in Rojava, has spoken about her reasons for joining the guerillas and the need for others to do the same. Sena, who now … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Did America Bomb In Maxmur?

(ANF) The truth about the American airstrikes against the Islamıc State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in Maxmur is emerging. According to numerous sources on the ground no airstrikes strikes … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Three Thousand Dead In Sinjar, Thousands More Kidnapped

At least three thousand people have been killed in massacres committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) since it began its attack on the Sinjar (Kurdish: Şengal) … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Turkish Foreign Minister Defends ISIS Against Accusations Of Terrorism

The Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu defended the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) from accusations of terrorism, blaming instead the governments of Iraq and Syria for the … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Salih Muslim Speaks To Yeni Özgür Politika On ISIS Attacks In Sınjar

PYD co-President Salih Muslim has given an interview to M. Ali Çelebi of Yeni Özgür Politika on the recent Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) attacks in Sinjar (Kurdish: … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blow Struck Against ISIS in Sinjar City Center

The Sinjar Defense Units (Kurdish: Şengal) launched an operation against ISIS gangs in the Sinjar City Center yesterday evening, according to a report from DİHA carried by Özgür Gündem. At … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Salih Muslim Calls For Unified Military Council Following New ISIS Attacks

PYD co-President Salih Muslim has called on the KDP and YNK to cooperate in the formation of a united military council that would coordinate between peşmerge forces and the YPG … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG Move To Assist Peşmerge Across Border

(ANF) YPG forces are reported to have moved from Til Koçer to an area near Zumar across the border with South Kurdistan as fighting between peşmerge forces and fighters of … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

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