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SYRIA. Hasaka province. November 14, 2015. Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria walk in front of their infantry fighting vehicles around the al-Khatoniyah lake area after they took control of it from Islamic State militants, near al Houl town.

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Kurdish Forces Attack Assyrian Christian Village in Northern Syria

Kurdish Forces Attack Assyrian Christian Village in Northern Syria

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The collapse of Syria has set loose forces that the Assad regime had either contained or appropriated to prop up its own rule, putting ethnic and religious factions in dangerous new combinations and conflicts. One of those conflicts might confound US policy and the popular conception of the nature of the fight and the fighters. Earlier this week, Kurdish forces based in Syria attacked an Assyrian…

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Canadian soldier killed by ISIS remembered in Calgary

Many called John Robert Gallagher a martyr of humanity – a Canadian   

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  soldier who died fighting in Syria. Gallagher was killed last November fighting with Kurdish forces.

http://globalnews.ca/news/2489021/canadian-soldier-killed-by-isis-remembered-in-calgary/

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Iraq Launches Operation To Retake Tikrit From ISIS

Iraq Launches Operation To Retake Tikrit From ISIS

Allied Sunni and Shiite fighters have joined with the Iraqi armed forces in a large-scale attempt to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the militant group.

Iraqi security forces and allied Sunni and Shiite fighters launched a large-scale operation to retake the city of Tikrit from the hands of ISIS militants Monday, according to Iraqi state TV.

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Kurdish Forces Retake Mount Sinjar from ISIS; Now Comes the Hard Part of Holding On to It

Kurdish Forces Retake Mount Sinjar from ISIS; Now Comes the Hard Part of Holding On to It

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ISIS hardly put up any resistance, but now comes the hard part of holding the Iraqi mountain city and allowing its beleaguered Yazidi residents to return safely. (more…)

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Kurdish forces expand offensive against ISIS in Syria after mass abduction of Christians

Kurdish forces expand offensive against ISIS in Syria after mass abduction of Christians

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Christian fighters of Sutoro (The Syriac Security Office) carry their weapons as they man a checkpoint in the town of Tel Tamr February 25, 2015. (Photo credit: REUTERS)

Kurdish militia pressed an offensive against Islamic State in northeast Syria on Wednesday, cutting one of its supply lines from Iraq, as fears mounted for dozens of Christians abducted by the hardline group. (more…)

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Watch the joint U.S. Delta Force-Kurdish raid to rescue Islamic State hostages

A video first posted by Rudaw, a Kurdish news site, purportedly shows footage of the joint U.S.-Kurdish raid that freed about 70 hostages from an Islamic State prison in northern Iraq early Thursday morning. The raid was led by Kurdish Peshmerga special forces and supported by elite U.S. Delta

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German Marxist Ivana Hoffman Is Third Western Volunteer To Die Fighting ISIS

German Marxist Ivana Hoffman Is Third Western Volunteer To Die Fighting ISIS

German Socialist Killed Fighting With Kurdish Forces In Syria

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” A young German woman has been killed while fighting alongside Kurdish forces against Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria, according to a monitoring group.

  The woman, named by some sources as Ivana Hoffman, was killed on Sunday near the town of Tal Tamer where she was assisting the Kurdish People’s Protection…

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: Portrait of a Backstabbing Pasha - Intifada Palestine
Russian bombs ensure that Erdoğan will have to find other sources of illicit profit. Worst of all, Erdoğan’s furious actions have lost markets, allies and domestic support. He faces enemies from all sides

Russian bombs ensure that Erdoğan will have to find other sources of illicit profit.  Worst of all, Erdoğan’s furious actions have lost markets, allies and domestic support.  He faces enemies from all sides

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: Portrait of a Backstabbing Pasha - Intifada Palestine
Russian bombs ensure that Erdoğan will have to find other sources of illicit profit. Worst of all, Erdoğan’s furious actions have lost markets, allies and domestic support. He faces enemies from all sides

He increases his personal power, but undermines the interests of the Turkish nation and its people.  Erdoğan believes he is the rising regional hegemon, indispensable to the West.  He blackmails the EU for billions of Euros to control the flood of refugees fleeing violence in Syria and Iraq with his promises to warehouse desperate refugees in Turkish concentration camps.  But Europeans must know that their money can never buy trust and loyalty from the Pasha.

Motorcycle bomb explodes in Kurdish-held Syrian town, three dead

Motorcycle bomb explodes in Kurdish-held Syrian town, three dead

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In this June 15, 2015 file photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, southeastern Turkey, Kurdish fighters with the YPG, wave their yellow flag in the outskirts of Tal Abyad, Syria.

A bomb placed on a motorcycle exploded on Sunday in a Kurdish-held Syrian town along the Turkish border, killing at least three and wounded 20 others, a monitor said.

The…

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IRAQ: Kurdish Forces Capture Strategic Highway From ISIS

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Over 7,500 Kurdish pesh merga fighters were moving on “three fronts to cordon off Sinjar City, take control of ISIL’s strategic supply routes.

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Bodies of 25 Yazidis found in Iraq mass grave

Bodies of 25 Yazidis found in Iraq mass grave

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Yazidis fleeing the Sinjar area in northern Iraq following an ISIS offensive.

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Iraqi Kurdish forces have uncovered a mass grave containing the remains of about 25 members of the Yazidi minority believed to have been killed by the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), local officials have said.

“Peshmerga forces discovered a mass grave yesterday (Sunday) containing…

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