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Tag Archives: Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS)

ISIS Commander Denies Any Conflict With Turkey

In an interview with a Turkish journalist an ISIS official has denied there is any conflict between Turkey and ISIS and maintains that relations between the two are the same … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Suruç Bombing Victims Were Bringing Books And Toys To Kobanê

The victims of today’s ISIS bombing attack had traveled from Ankara and Istanbul to Pirsûs (Suruç), on the Turkish-Syrian border, in order to help with reconstruction of Kobanê. They had … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Calls For Protests As Turkey Constructs New Ditch Along Border With Rojava

A call for protests has been issued in North Kurdistan in response to Turkey’s most recent efforts to isolate Rojava, writes Bilal Güldem in a new article for Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Karker Heval: The Life Of A Revolutionary And Internationalist Martyred In Kobanê

The following piece tells the story of Rifat Horoz, who became better known by his nom de guerre Karker Kobanê after he traveled to the city to aid in Kobane’s … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Interview With YPG Commander Rêdur Xelîl On Victory In Til Abyad

The following interview with YPG commander Rêdur Xelîl was conducted by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. – What meaning does the YPG’s … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Peoples’ Operation To Liberate Girê Spî From ISIS

The people of Rojava have launched a final push to drive ISIS gangs from the lands of Girê Spî (Til Abyad), says a new article from Özgür Gündem with contributions … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Doctors Without Borders Open New Hospital In Kobanê

The medical relief organization Doctors Without Borders has begun work for a new 13-bed hospital in  Kobanê, according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. Until now the … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

IMPR President: ‘The Canton Model Should Be Implemented Across The Region’

The following interview with Dr. Veysel Ayhan, President of the International Middle East Peace Research Center (IMPR), was conducted by Hicran Urun for Özgür Gündem. In the interview Dr. Ayhan … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kobanê Residents Continue To Return Home

5 families from Kobanê who had been staying in the district of Erciş in Wan (Van) province  following the ISIS assault on the city have been able to return home … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Resistance Which Knows No Borders: Crossing To Kobane

The following report is the first part of a larger series compiled by Ömer Çelilk and Ferhat Arslan for ANF. It has been translated into English below. The Kobanê Autonomous … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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