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Kurds in Syria hoping for oil discoveries

Several days ago, the Popular Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia in Syria, declared that it had ... Articles, Syria) Several days ago, the Popular Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia in Syria ... According to these reports, the Kurdish militias are preparing to take control of Qamishli , considered ...

13/03/2013 - 12:21 - comment 1

ISIL prepares to attack Syria's Kurdish region

known as ISIS) is preparing to launch an attack on the Kurdish region in northern Syria near the Turkish ... an offensive against the autonomous “Kobani” Kurdish region in northern Syria along the border with Turkey, ... a dozen provinces of Syria. Meanwhile, the Kurdish PYD party has declared three areas of self-rule ...

24/03/2014 - 08:00 - comment 0

Iraq militias raise security fears

headlines, Conflict in Syria, Iran, Iraq, Syria) At least twelve armed militias are operating openly ... Armed militias have increased their presence across ... At least twelve armed militias are operating openly on the streets of the capital Baghdad, Iraqi political ...

11/10/2014 - 11:00 - comment 0

Syrian jihadist group takes Kurds captive

© 2013 MBC Group. All Rights Reserved. (syria main kurdish militia ... civilians after violent clashes with Kurdish fighters in Syria, An al-Qaeda-linked group took around 200 Kurdish civilians after violent clashes with Kurdish fighters in Syria ...

01/08/2013 - 06:51 - comment 0

U.S.-led coalition hits Islamic State targets near Kobani

The U.S.-led coalition has launched new air strikes near the flashpoint Kurdish city of Kobani in Syria ... "Indications are that Kurdish militia there continue to control most of the city and are holding out against ... the flashpoint Kurdish city of Kobani in Syria, targeting the ISIL terrorist group.The overnight air strikes ...

10/10/2014 - 11:42 - comment 0

Kurds fight IS with female suicide bomber

As Islamic State (ISIS) forces continue to advance on the Kurdish city of Kobane in northern Syria (western ... Government's Peshmerga militia), the Syrian-Kurdish YPG have not received western military aid and are being ... in Syria, Syria) As Islamic State (ISIS) forces continue to advance on the Kurdish city of Kobane ...

06/10/2014 - 16:53 - comment 0

Now is the time for Kurdish independence

With Kurdish forces successfully fending off ISIL militants and establishing their own boundaries, the time is ripe for the Kurdish people to establish an independent state. John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, has urged Kurdish ...

25/06/2014 - 11:57 - comment 0

Syrian Kurds have "shattered relationship" with Syrian people, says opposition

Syria’s main opposition alliance on Wednesday described Kurdish groups, who control large areas of the country’s north, as “hostile” after the latter declared provisional self-rule. Kurdish militia ... as saying in a statement formalizing the breach with the main Kurdish militia. The Coalition, who has ...

14/11/2013 - 07:14 - comment 0

Gang's all here! German bikers join the Dutch in fight against IS

in the fight against Isis in Syria. Members of the Cologne-based Median Empire Motorcycle Club, who reportedly have strong Kurdish links, have joined Kurdish militia in the fight against Isis (also known ... in the footsteps of a Dutch Motorcycle Club and joined in the fight against Isis in Syria ...

Editor's Choice - 20/10/2014 - 05:01 - comment 0

Iraqi Kurdish Faction to Pull out Militias in Concession to Rival

A Kurdish faction says it will withdraw armed militias ... A Kurdish faction said Wednesday it will withdraw armed militias from the main northern Iraqi towns ... militias from the main towns under its control in the next two months," a Kurdistan Democratic Party ...

19/05/2010 - 11:01 - comment 0