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YPG/YPJ Clearing ISIS From Remaining Parts Of Kobanê

Forces of the YPG/YPJ have sped up operations to push ISIS elements from the Eastern front of Kobanê following their victories on the Western and Southern Fronts, according to a … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Kobanê On The Verge Of Complete Liberation

  YPG/YPJ fighters taking part in the final operation to clear Miştenûr Hill and the southern front of all remaining ISIS elements are now saying  that within a short time … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Mutlu Çiviroğlu Interview With YPG Spokesperson On Situation In Kobanê

The following is a new interview conducted by journalist Mutlu Çiviroğlu with Şoreş Hesen, YPG Spokesperson in Kobanê, and has been translated into English below. One can visit Çiviroğlu’s personal … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG/YPJ Launch Operation To Liberate Miştenûr Hill

YPG/YPJ forces have launched an offensive to liberate the Miştenûr district and nearby Miştenûr hill, a strategically important position to the south-east of Kobanê which overlooks the city – according … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Salih Muslim Going To The KRG

The following article “Muslim Hewlêr’e gidiyor” was written by M. Ali Çelebi and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Despite being signed in October the … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Witnesses Say ISIS Attacked From Turkey

Witnesses to ISIS attacks yesterday morning against the Mürşitpinar Border Crossing in Kobanê said ISIS truck bombs and fighters crossed from Turkey, contradicting claims made by the Turkish PM’s Press … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Urfa Governor Admits ISIS Attacking Kobanê From Turkey

The state-appointed Governor (Vali) of Urfa Province, İzzettin Küçük, has admitted that ISIS has fighters in Turkey and is attacking Kobanê from the Turkish-side of the border, according to an … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

All Peoples Stand Shoulder To Shoulder Against ISIS In Rojava

As YPG/YPJ forces are carrying out operations to liberate villages in Serêkaniyê that have been occupied by ISIS gangs, Kurds, Arabs, Chechens, Syriacs and Yezidi peoples are living together peacefully … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kobanê Defense Minister: Everyone Needs To Support The Resistance

İsmet Şêx Hesen, the Minister of Self-Defense for the Kobanê Canton, spoke with Ersin Çaksu and İbrahim Aslan in a new interview for ANF which also appeared in Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canton President: Kobanê Has Become A Castle Of 21 Century Resistance

(ANF) The President of the Kobanê Canton, Enver Müslim, has spoken to ANF in a new interview in which he speaks about the progress of the resistance and its larger … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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