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Over One Thousand Syrians Flee Fighting in northern Syria to Turkey

(ANF) Fighting between the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an al-Qaeda affiliate, and Syrian opposition groups has driven over one thousand Syrians from Girê Spî (Arabic:Til Ebyad), in … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

As Fighting Between ISIS and Syrian Opposition Increases, Calls for Cease-Fire Grow

(ANF) Fighting between the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an al-Qaeda affiliate, and local opposition groups in the north of Syria is growing – say two articles (here … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Major Islamist Charity Seeking to Use Turkish Students to Support al-Qaeda in Syria

The Human Rights and Freedoms Association (İHH) Charity – one of Turkey’s largest NGOs and a holder of Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council – … Continue reading

October 11, 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

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

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

Turkey Preparing Major New Offensive with Al-Qaeda Against Rojava

According to an article in today’s Özgür Gündem, Turkey is preparing a major new offensive to strike at Serêkaniyê. Turkish planners have moved hundreds of reinforcements from Damascus, Rakka, Idlib, … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

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