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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

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YPG kills the commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

According to a report in Yeni Ülke Haber, the commander of the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria – Ömer El Şişani -was killed in recent clashes with the YPG. The clashes, which have … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

YPG Warns Turkey Against Further Provocations

According to two separate reports in – found here and here – the General Command of the YPG has released an official warning to the Turkish State in which it … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women in Rojava Forced into “Temporary Marriage” by al-Nusra, Others

  In a recent report by the BBC’s Turkish Service, the BBC spoke with two female refugees from Rojava now living across the border in Ceylanpınar about their experiences before … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Government Office converted to an Al-Nusra Headquarters

The offices of the General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TİGEM) in Ceylanpınar, directly across the border from Serêkanîye, has been converted into a Al-Nusra Headquarters according to a report in … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Amed Dicle on Rojava

Amed Dicle, the noted Kurdish journalist, has had a piece of his on the recent developments in Rojava, and the internal and external forces now shaping the revolution there, translated … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Army Enters Rojava Near Afrin, Attacks Village with al-Nusra and KidnapsThree

According to a report from ANF around 20-25 uniformed soldiers wearing masks entered Çobanbey, a village near Afrin and a known command center of the al-Nusra front in the region. … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Thousands Rally in Efrîn in Support of the YPG and the resistance in Rojava

According to a report yesterday in Özgür Gündem, thousands of people marched in Efrîn yesterday in support of the YPG’s defense of Rojava amidst ongoing fighting with Islamists allied with … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Role of Women in Rojava’s Revolution Draws Attention Abroad

The Huffington Post, a popular online news site based in the United States, posted a report a number of days ago on the role of women in the revolution in … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coverage of the Fighting in Serêkaniyê over the past couple of days

The Maf Dar Report, a local news outlet in Serêkaniyê, is providing comprehensive coverage of the fighting taking place in the city on their facebook page. In addition to daily … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Al-Nusra continues to organize and recruit in Turkey

According to reports published today in both Özgür Gündem an at ANF, the al-Nusra Front – an affiliate of al-Qaeda thought responsible for numerous atrocities in the Syrian Civil War … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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