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YPG Cuts Important ISIS Supply Line

The YPG has cut an important ISIS supply line to Kobanê, according to a report from ANF carried in Özgür Gündem. The road runs from Rakka and Til Ebyad through Helinc … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Interview With YPG Commander: ISIS Has Lost In Kobanê

Mehmûd Berxwedan – a member of the General Command of the YPG – has spoken with journalist Ersin Çaksu in a new interview for Özgür Gündem. Berxwedan told Çaksu that … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 8 Comments

Interview With YPJ Commander In Kobanê: Kobanê Will Not Fall

The following piece is translation of a new interview with Meysa Ebdo, a YPG/YPJ commander in Kobanê, in which she speaks about the course of the battle and its larger … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 9 Comments

Fresh Clashes In Kobane, Heavy Fighting Reported

(ANF) Heavy fighting has broken out again in Kobanê this evening. ISIS, which has brought up reinforcements from centers like Rakka, Til Ebyad, and Minbic, has launched a new offensive. … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

ISIS Suffering Heavy Losses In Street-to-street Fighting In Kobanê

(ANF) ISIS is suffering heavy losses at the hands of the YPG/YPJ and the armed citizens of Kobanê as they attempt to move into the city center. Many hundreds of … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fighting At Fifty Different Points Along Miştenûr Hill As Kobanê Holds On

(ANF) As the resistance in Kobanê approaches its 22nd day violent clashes continue around Miştenûr Hill, a strategically important site which overlooks the city to the west. Control of the … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

ISIS Bomb Factory In Turkey

A farm in the Reyhanlı district of Hatay Province is currently being used to produce munitions for ISIS, according to an article from DİHA and carried by Özgür Gündem. Following … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Army And ISIS Working Together, Torturing Civilians Around Kobanê

Local residents are claiming that ISIS fighters and Turkish soldiers attached to the Karaca military base met last night in the border region near Kobanê, according to an article from … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

People Of Kobanê Fully Mobilized For Defense Of City

The following article is a translation of “Kobanê’de halk ‘öz savuma’ ile direnecek” by İsmail Eskin and originally appeared in Özgür Gündem. The people taking part in the historical Kobanê … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Soldiers Filmed With ISIS Fighters Near Kobanê

A new report from Özgür Gündem provides further documentation of the coordination between the Turkish army and Islamic State (ISIS) fighters in the fighting around Kobanê, where the YPG has … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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