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Turkey’s Military Destroying Cemeteries, Mosques, And Alevi Houses of Worship In Kurdistan

Turkish soldiers are attacking and defacing cemeteries and Alevi houses of worship (cemevi) in ongoing operations in North Kurdistan, reports an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. Following three … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

YPG Opens Corridor For Turkey To Süleyman Şah Tomb

Turkish President Erdoğan, who once said Kobanê was certain to fall, has been compelled to go to the YPG defending the city for help in order to save the tomb … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Turkish Soldiers Shoot Another Child From Rojava On Border

 (ANF) A 14 year old child from the Afrin Canton of Rojava has been wounded after being shot by Turkish soldiers while attempting to cross the border. (NOTE: Early ANF … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Turkish Army Build-Up On Syrian Border Near Afrin

(ANF/AFRİN) The Turkish army is building up on its Syrian border near Kilis-Afrin. It is also reported that they allowed a large number of militants to mass through the Azaz … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

YPG Denies Border Clashes, Accuses Turkish Army Of Provocation

(ANF) The Turkish army opened fire on YPG positions along the border with Ceylanpınar today, a day after it accused YPG fighters of killing three of its soldiers in clashes … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Turkish Tanks Transported To Syrian Border

As fighting between the YPG and the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) intensifies in the Rojava Canton of Kobanê, the Turkish army is transporting tanks to its southern … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

HPG Guerrillas Clash With Turkish Army in Hakkari, Turkish Build Up Along Border Continues

(ANF/BEHDİHNAN) Yesterday HPG guerrillas attacked a series of new Turkish military bases in the district of Şemzinan (Şemdinli) in Colemêrg (Hakkari) Province with heavy weapons, according to a statement from … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wives of Village Guards: Put Down Your Weapons

Wives of “Village Guards” (Turkish Korucu) have challenged their husbands to leave their positions as village guards, while calling for the village guard system to be demolished – according to … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Family Finally Receives Body of Martyred Daughter After One Year of Delays

The father of a HPG guerilla killed nearly a year ago in clashes with the Turkish military said that he was happy to finally be able to bury his daughter, … Continue reading

October 9, 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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