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Tag Archives: al-Qaeda

Balance Changing In Syria as HSD Advance Toward Azaz

  The balance in Northern Syria could be changing as forces affiliated with the HSD close in on the town of Azaz, report Newroz Osman and Sevin Osman in an … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Gangs Kidnap 170 Civilians in Afrin Including Women and Children

(ANF) The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an affiliate of al-Qaeda, has kidnapped 170 Kurdish civilians from the village of Ihris near the town of Ezaz is the … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

YPG Repels Al-Qaeda in Girkê Legê, Captures Tank

Units of the YPG have made advances following clashes early yesterday morning with the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al-Nusra and other al-Qaeda affiliated groups in the Çilaxa … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Treatment for al-Qaeda, Interrogation for the YPG

According to a report on today’s Özgür Gündem, Turkey is providing medical treatment for the armed groups it organizes to attack Rojava at a field hospital at the General Directorate … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

FSA Fighters Take Refuge with the YPG as Fighting Continues Throughout Rojava

Heavy fighting continued to the west and north of Aleppo yesterday, as various clashes broke out around Azaz, Afrin, Idlib – according to a report in ANF. Azaz fell to … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Interior Minister to Border Governorates: Support al-Nusra

In a recent report from the website claims to have a document signed by the Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Güler and addressed to the Hatay governorate, in which the … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

AKP-supported Groups Burning Churches in Rojava

Yesterday members of al-Nusra and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are reported to have looted and burned a Syriac Church in the village of Xerdûka, in the province … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a 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

Turkish Army Shells YPG Positions in Rojava

Last night the Turkish Army shelled Susik, a village in the vicinity of Girê Spî where YPG fighters have been clashing with al-Qaeda affiliates supported by Turkey – according to … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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