Tag : Kobane

Kobane Liberation: Emotions and Reactions
04 Feb
4:18

Kobane Liberation: Emotions and Reactions

Pictures: Tweets: Pictures of the Day – Liberation of Kobane (Photo: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images) http://t.co/DRdd5tXm1c pic.twitter.com/f38S7fUSs0 — Telegraph Pictures (@TelegraphPics) January 28, 2015 Kurds celebrate after victory is declared over ISIS in Kobani. Photo: @Gettyimages http://t.co/1XY7dZF6qV pic.twitter.com/LkwvMG91x1 — TIME.com (@TIME) January 27, 2015 Kurds push ISIS out of Kobani, score…

MSNBC: Kobani, the little city that stood up to ISIS
18 Nov
3:03

MSNBC: Kobani, the little city that stood up to ISIS

Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, outlines the features of the fight against ISIS in the closely watched battleground city of Kobani in Syria, where local Kurdish men and women fight the well-supplied “Islamic State.”  

In brief, the significance of Peshmarga forces heading to Kobane
29 Oct
6:30

In brief, the significance of Peshmarga forces heading to Kobane

Kurds have helped each other in the past, so why is this troop movement so significant? Briefly: -Kurdish peshmarga troops from Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq crossed Iraqi border without the authorization from the Iraqi central government or parliament. -The Kurdish peshmarga forces aim to enter the territory of…

Kurdish Peshmarga forces pass through Turkey to rescue besieged Kobane
29 Oct
3:07

Kurdish Peshmarga forces pass through Turkey to rescue besieged Kobane

  Arbil (Iraq) (AFP) – Heavily armed Kurdish peshmerga fighters were on their way to joining militias defending the Syrian border town of Kobane from the Islamic State group after setting off from Iraq Tuesday. Military trucks loaded with weapons were seen departing from the base northeast of the Iraqi…

TEV-DEM and ENKS from Rojava visited PDKI
29 Oct
2:55

TEV-DEM and ENKS from Rojava visited PDKI

from pdki.org On October 26, a joint delegation representing TEV-DEM and ENKS from Syrian Kurdistan visited the PDKI’s headquarters to discuss recent progress made with respect to Kurdish unity. PDKI’s leader Mustafa Hijri received the delegation. Mr. Hijri praised their efforts toward unity and expressed PDKI’s support for the Kurds…

Scores arrested in Iran following Kurdistan-wide Kobane solidarity protests
17 Oct
1:40

Scores arrested in Iran following Kurdistan-wide Kobane solidarity protests

Following the wave of solidarity for Kobane across the Kurdish communities, the Kurds of Iran also staged large demonstrations in major cities across the Kurdish region. Protests were held in major Kurdish cities of Sanandaj, Kirmashan, Wurme, Ilam, Mahabad, Saghiz, Sardasht, Jiwanro, Kamyaran, and even Tehran and Tabriz. Almost all…

Protests in support of Kobane in Kurdistan region of Iran
12 Oct
9:39

Protests in support of Kobane in Kurdistan region of Iran

Rêpêwîna piştîwanî ji Kobanê le Rojhelata Kurdistanê #Sardasht, Protests in support of #Kobane #Syria #ISIS #IRAN pic.twitter.com/w2SLG7tCrC — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) October 10, 2014 Rêpêwîna piştîwanî kirin ji Kobanê le Rojhelata Kurdistanê Jowanro, Protests in support of Kobane #Kobane #ISIS #IRAN pic.twitter.com/HpHE8AwwSR — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) October 10, 2014 Rêpêwîna…

With Kobnane on the verge, US dual-track policy is imminent
08 Oct
2:52

With Kobnane on the verge, US dual-track policy is imminent

This resourceful depiction by Foreign Policy online magazine is by far the best in its kind in exploring the political dynamics and landscape in Syria’s Kurdistan and the US involvement with the actors in the region. As the Islamic State terrorists continue to consolidate territories in Iraq and Syria, and as…

PDKI statement on the humanitarian crisis in Kobani
17 Sep
2:20

PDKI statement on the humanitarian crisis in Kobani

Source In a statement on the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Kobani in western (Syrian) Kurdistan following a recent offensive by the Islamic State (IS), the PDKI calls on neighboring states to open their borders for the thousands of Kurds who have fled the area. The PDKI also calls on the…