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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: September, 2014

The ISIS-Ankara Oil Pipeline

In a new report for Radikal journalist Fehim Taştekin has written about the the shipment of blackmarket oil from Syria to Turkey and the role that the Turkish state has … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fierce Clashes In Til Hemis

(ANF) Fierce clashes between the YPG and ISIS have been continuing in the north of the Til Hemis region since last night. According to a ANHA reporter in the region, … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guerillas Liberate Five Villages From ISIS In Maxmur

(ANF) The Maxmur Resistance Units have released a statement concerning the progress of military operations in the Maxmur region. In operations beginning yesterday evening and lasting until early this morning, … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

School Boycotts And Alternative Schools Offer New Option For Kurds In Turkey

The boycott of Turkish state schools and the opening of independent Kurdish schools are providing a new alternative for Kurds in Turkey, says Koç University Faculty member M. Şerif Derince … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kurdish Leaders And Activists To Hold Conference on ISIS In US Capital

Kurdish leaders and activists will hold a conference in Washington, DC later this month where they will discuss, among other things the ongoing struggle against the Islamic State (ISIS), according … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Army Launches Operation Against Cooperative Kurdish School In Lice

An operation has begun to destroy a Kurdish school built by locals in the district of Lice in Diyarbakir province, according to a report from DİHA carried by İMCTV. The … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

YPG And FSA Form Joint Operations Command

(ANF) The YPG has formed a Joint Operations Command with the Free Syrian ARMY (FSA) and other armed Syrian opposition groups in the Euphrates region in an effort to combat … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 8 Comments

The Gift Of The Jezaa Victory

  The following is a translation of “Cezaa zaferi armağandır” by Roza Amed and Bîrçan Yıldız writing for ANHA. It appeared in Özgür Gündem. Fighters of the YPG/YPJ who saved … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Soldiers Shoot Another Child From Rojava On Border

 (ANF) A 14 year old child from the Afrin Canton of Rojava has been wounded after being shot by Turkish soldiers while attempting to cross the border. (NOTE: Early ANF … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Course OF Fighting In Kobanê In August

The YPG Press Center has released a statement in which they summarized the course of fighting between YPG forces and the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in the … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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