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February 26, 2015

Kurds — From the YPG and PKG, to the Peshmerga and PKK, Kurdish militias have a history of inter-fighting and alliance splits, but now they’re fighting a common enemy: Daesh. Often considered the most capable fighting force in the north, Kurds from Syria, Iraq and Turkey celebrated the total retake of Syria’s Kobani from Daesh in January.
13:14 GMT
A short-list of the heavy-weight groups fighting on the ground in Syria.

February 25, 2015

The IDF displays some of Israel's rockets at the port of Eliat. (AFP/File)
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The human rights organization Amnesty International urged the global community to halt weapon sales and shipments to countries accused of committing mass atrocities, such as Iraq, Syria, and Israel.

February 19, 2015

Rescue teams search for survivors after heavy bombings in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
The president of the Syrian coalition agreed to the UN "freeze plan" to halt the violence in Aleppo for six weeks.
The training program will begin by March or April. (AFP/File)
07:28 GMT
The US identified 1,200 potential recruits from Syria's moderate rebel groups for the train-and-equip program to aid in the fight against Daesh.