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Urgent Plea For 6 YPG Fighters Handed Over To al-Nusra By Turkey

An urgent plea has been made by the Executive Assembly of the Efrîn canton for information on the fate of six injured YPG fighters who were handed over to al-Nusra … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Funeral Of German YPG Dilsoz Bahar To Be Held August 22nd In Karlsruhe

The funeral of German YPG fighter Dilsoz Bahar (Kevin Jochim) will be held on August 22nd in the city of Karlsruhe, says an article from ANF. Jochim had been in … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Promises Of Justice For Victims Of ISIS Bombing In Qamişlo

Condemnation continues to grow following a truck bombing carried out by ISIS in the Enteriyê neighborhood of Qamişlo yesterday that killed 10 civilians – including at least one child – … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Efrîn YPG Commander: Al-Nusra Attacking With Support Of Turkey

Efrîn Canton Defense Council member Ebdo îbrehîm told reporters that the al-Nusra Front had launched a full scale attack on the canton, adding that the canton’s defense forces were ready … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communal Economy Grows In Rojava Despite War

Rojava is quickly becoming a center of trade and production despite the shortages and sufferings caused by the ongoing war, according to an article from ANHA carried by Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 7 Comments

Forest Planted In Kobanê In Memory Of Suruç Bombing Victims

Over 250 trees were planted in Kobanê in memory of the 32 people killed in the ISIS bombing of Suruç earlier this week, according to an article from DİHA carried … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG Leads Multi-ethnic Force Defending Al-Hasakah From ISIS

The YPG is leading a multi-ethnic force defending Hesekê (Al-Hasakah) against continuing ISIS efforts to capture the city, says an article in today’s Özgür Gündem. In addition to YPG and … Continue reading

July 14, 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

ISIS Fighters Flee To Turkey Following Defeat In Til Abyad

ISIS fighters fleeing Girê Spî (Til Ebyad) in the wake of the capture of the city by YPG forces have begun to flee into Turkey, according to report from DIHA … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

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