The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Simultaneous Attacks On Kobanê From ISIS And Turkish State

(ANF) Two people were killed today when ISIS launched a rocket attack on Kobanê. At the same time Turkish soldiers attacked the protest camp across the border in Suruç. According … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Interview With YPG Commander On The Attack On Kobanê And Its Objectives

A member of the YPG Rojava General Command Meysa Ebdo sat down with journalist Ersin Çaksu in an interview for Özgür Gündem which appeared yesterday. Ebdo was speaking on the … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

YPG Spokesman: Situation In Kobanê Bad, Action Urgently Needed

Mutlu Çiviroğlu conducted the following interview with YPG Spokesperson Polat Can, in which they discuss the current situation in Kobanê and the need of the people of Kobanê for international … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

YPJ-STAR Guerilla: I Have Made A Promise To My Conscience

The following is a translation of “Söz verdim vicdanıma” which was compiled by Medya Doz and- carried in Özgür Gündem. The Sinjar (Şengal) massacre has not only left indelible marks … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Clashes Again Intensifying Around Kobanê

(ANF) The attack launched by the Islamic State (ISIS) against Kobanê, with what many locals claim is the support of the Turkish state, has entered its 10th day. Fighting on … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clashes Continue West of Serêkaniyê

(ANF) The YPG’s operation west of Serêkaniyê has entered its fourth day, with fierce clashes continuing around Mebruka and Dehme. The YPG is attempting to advance west out of the … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

ISIS Fighters Carried Out Massacre In Kobanê After Crossing From Turkey

ISIS fighters who carried out a massacre in the village of Sêlim in the Kobanê Canton on September 20th crossed the border from Turkey, according to a report from DİHA … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

YPG Continues Advance On Til Ebyad, ISIS Suffering Heavy Losses

(ANF)The YPG has inflicted heavy losses on the Islamic State (ISIS) in operations carried out in the ISIS-controlled region west of Serêkaniyê, between the Kobanê and Cizîre Cantons. YPG forces, … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

YPG Releases Statement At Conclusion Of Til Hemis Operation

(ANF) The YPG Press Center has released a statement following the conclusion of its operation in Til Hemis. As a result of the operation ISIS was driven from 19 villages … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Burkan El-Fırat Strikes Another Blow Against ISIS In Kobanê

(ANF) Fighting between the Islamic State (ISIS) and the newly created “Burkan El-Fırat” Joint Operations Command continues around the Kobanê Canton of Rojava. The Burkan El-Firat was formed this month … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

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