Kurdish Forces

SYRIA, Kobane : A Kurdish fighter poses with a rabbit on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on March 30, 2015. Islamic State (IS) fighters were driven out of Kobane on January 26, by Kurdish and allied forces. AFP PHOTO/YASIN AKGUL                        

SYRIA, Kobane : A Syrian Kurdish boy sits on a destroyed tank in the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on March 27, 2015. Islamic State (IS) fighters were driven out of Kobane on January 26 by Kurdish and allied forces. AFP PHOTO/YASIN AKGUL                        

IRAQ, Dohuk : Iraqi children from the Yazidi community wave to Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Dohuk, the Kurdish region of autonomous Kurdistan in Iraq, after they fled with their families their hometown which was attacked by Sunni militants from the Islamic state (IS), on August 12, 2014 . AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

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

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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SYRIA, Kobane : A Kurdish Syrian woman walks with her child past the ruins of the town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on March 25, 2015. Islamic State (IS) fighters were driven out of Kobane on January 26 by Kurdish and allied forces. AFP PHOTO/YASIN AKGUL                        

Kurdish govt: ISIS ‘used chlorine gas’ in Iraq

Kurdish govt: ISIS ‘used chlorine gas’ in Iraq

Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government said on Saturday it has evidence the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon.

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Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government said on Saturday it has evidence the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against Kurdish peshmerga forces, according to…

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Massive explosion as Kurdish forces apparently foil IS suicide mission

Iraqi forces say they have ‘liberated in full’, the district of Garma, near Fallujah, from Islamic State, while Kurdish forces have apparently foiled an IS suicide mission near Kirkuk. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Bodies of 25 Yazidis found in Iraq mass grave

Bodies of 25 Yazidis found in Iraq mass grave

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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