YPG Command: Updates on Kobanê, Jazaa and Serêkaniyê

October 19, 2014
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Firat News Agency October 19, 2014 Resistance in Kobanê growing every day YPG (People’s Protection Units) Press Centre has released a statement providing information about the resistance and fighting going on in Kobanê town of West Kurdistan on the 34nd day. Around 50 gang members were killed in the last one day of fierce clashes […]

YPJ|YPG : Aid and Humanitarian Corridor for Civilians Urgently Needed

October 19, 2014
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Firat News Agency October 19, 2014 YPG/YPJ fighters who have gained the upper hand in continuing clashes on three fronts in Kobanê are inflicting serious blows on the ISIS gangs. YPJ fighter Bişeng said they had prepared their positions for winter conditions, saying: “We can sleep under a rock if necessary, but for civilians it […]

Syrian army advances to Zamalka Bridge, closing in on the remaining terrorists in Jobar

October 18, 2014
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See More >> Syrian Army Victories, Statements, Daily Reports from the Battlefield 18/10/2014 Damascus Countryside, SANA – As the Syrian Arab Army continues its operations against terrorist hideouts and concentrations in various points in Jobar neighborhood, it managed to establish control over a large area, around 1 kilometer long and half a kilometer wide, of the […]

Posted in: Syria, Syrian Arab Army

People of Ayn al-Arab (Kobanê) repel new ISIS assault, recapture more areas

October 18, 2014
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18/10/2014 Aleppo, SANA –Efforts of the people of Ayn al-Arab city to hold off members of the terrorist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who are seeking to take control of the city continue unabated. A fresh assault launched by ISIS last night from the eastern part of the city was […]

Iraqi Hezbollah Warns to Target Any US Boots on the Ground

October 18, 2014
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Hussein al-Ramahi, the head of the political commission of Hezbollah brigades in Iraq, warned the US government to avoid deploying ground forces in Iraq. “In case the US deploys military forces in Iraq, Hezbollah will divide its forces into two parts, the first group will be entrusted with fighting the ISIL and the […]

Posted in: Iraq, Middle East, USA

Interview With Mehmûd Berxwedan, YPG Commander: ISIS Has Lost In Kobanê

October 18, 2014
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Also See >> Syrian Army Victories, Statements, Daily Reports from the Battlefield 22 ISIS gangs killed in Kobanî YPG Press Center issued a statement about the clashes in Kobanî. It says that “ISIS gangs have been attacking Kobanî to occupy the canton for 33 days. ISIS gets reinforcements from different regions of Syria and Iraq and […]

US Training Mercenaries for Syria Bombing Missions

October 18, 2014
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Arab media reports disclosed that the US is training militants at an air force base in Arizona to prepare them for impending air strikes on Syria. Arabic-language media in Lebanon reported that the US, which has been leading a so-called international coalition in conducting airstrikes against ISIL, is training Middle-Eastern terrorists to fly […]

10 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria

October 18, 2014
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Smoke and flames rise over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 18, 2014. (Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach) At least 10 civilians have been killed in coalition airstrikes against Islamic State forces in eastern […]

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Avoidable Humanitarian Crisis at Lebanon Border Crossing Sparks Anger in Syria

October 18, 2014
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Avoidable Humanitarian Crisis at Lebanon Border Crossing Sparks Anger in Syria Franklin Lamb Syrian Immigration HQ, Damascus neighborhood of Marjeh Chest high metal crowd control barriers manned by armed guards—since late September they have stood outside the Arrivals Hall on the Lebanon side of the Masnaa border crossing with Syria. For Syrian and Palestinian refugees […]

Posted in: Lebanon, Refugees, Syria, UNHCR

Coalition Air Strikes Target Oil Refineries in Deir Ezour

October 18, 2014
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Coalition Air Strikes Target Oil Refineries in Deir Ezour Local Editor The warplanes of the US-led international coalition launched targeted last night ISIL posts in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezour. According to RT, local sources reported that the air strikes targeted a number of oil refineries in the province. Source: Agencies 18-10-2014

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Mikdad: Turkish regime behind terrorism in Syria and Iraq

October 18, 2014
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18/10/2014 Beirut, SANA- Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad stressed that the Turkish regime was and is still a part of the terrorist acts which hit Syria and Iraq over the past years. ” Turkey is not a part of the solution, but a basic part of the problem,” Mikdad said in an […]

Posted in: Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Basij Commander: Hundreds of Thousands of Iranians Ready to Fight ISIL

October 18, 2014
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran’s Basij (volunteer) force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said hundreds of thousands of Iranian fighters are ready to be dispatched to the battlefields in the region to combat against terrorist and Takfiri groups, specially the ISIL. “The mujahid (warrior) and faithful forces are ready in their own cities; the Syrian, […]

Posted in: Iran, Iraq, ISIL, Middle East, Syria

YPG: Da’ash Return to Kobanê with Reinforcements, Intensify Attacks

October 17, 2014
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Editorial Comment: Earlier today the YPG defense forces announced that Da’ash had retreated from Kobanê, and that they may be close to victory.  (YPG Kobanê Commander: “We are close to victory”) The YPG have just released an official statement that  Da’ash have returned with reinforcements. The battle for Kobanê is not over. ANF – KOBANÊ 17.10.2014 […]

YPG Kobanê Commander: “We are close to victory”

October 17, 2014
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Editorial Comment: In the following report we are told that victory is at hand. According to RT, Da’ash have retreated from the city and the Kurdish fighters are engaged in a thorough sweep and will make a victory announcement once Kobanê is confirmed clear. Have Da’ash retreated or is this merely a strategy that will […]

40 Killed in Turkey in Pro-Kobani Protests – Press TV correspondent accused of spying

October 17, 2014
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40 Killed in Turkey in Pro-Kobani Protests The number of Turkish people killed in demonstrations in support of the Kurds fighting the ISIL in the Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani has neared 40. Turkey has been gripped by a series of protests over the past week, a number of which turned violent in different parts […]

Posted in: Syria, Turkey

People of Ayn al-Arab (Kobane) regain control of cultural center and 48th Street

October 17, 2014
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17/10/2014 Aleppo, SANA – The people of Ayn al-Arab city northeast of Aleppo on Friday repelled attacks by ISIS terrorists on a number of areas which the locals had recaptured during the past few days, while media outlets reported that the locals regained control of the cultural center the 48th Street. Local sources from the […]

The Anti-Empire Report #133: The Islamist State

October 17, 2014
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By William Blum The Islamist State You can’t believe a word the United States or its mainstream media say about the current conflict involving The Islamic State (ISIS). You can’t believe a word France or the United Kingdom say about ISIS. You can’t believe a word Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, or the United […]

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Al-Jaafari: Turkey’s failure to have non-permanent seat on Security Council scandal

October 17, 2014
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17/10/2014 New York, SANA-Syria’s permanent envoy to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari said that Turkey’s failure to have support of UN states to gain a non-permanent seat on Security Council rises to the level of moral scandal and indicates the failure of Turkish policy towards Syria and Iraq. “Turkey’s having 60 votes in turn for […]

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Kobanê People’s Assembly Co-President: The Streets Are Full Of ISIS Corpses

October 16, 2014
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The Rojava Report (ANF/URFA) Kobanê People’s Assembly Co-President Ayşe Efendi has told Rojnews that many parts of Kobanê are littered with dead ISIS fighters, saying “the streets are full of corpses. For this reason there is a danger of epidemic.” Ayşe Efendi, who is currently across the border from Kobanê in the district of Suruç […]

YPG Defense Units Statement on Kobanê: October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014
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War against ISIS/Daesh: October 16th Kobani battle report from YPG Media Center (Kurdistan) Kobani – ISIS terrorist attacks aiming to occupy Kobani which were started on September 15th are on the 31st day. Yesterday on October 15 during the day and night, ISIS mercenaries attempted to attack from the Eastern and Southern fronts of the […]

Why is the World Ignoring the Revolutionary Kurds in Syria?

October 16, 2014
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Originally posted on Libya 360°:
By David Graeber In 1937, my father volunteered to fight in the International Brigades in defence of the Spanish Republic. A would-be fascist coup had been temporarily halted by a worker’s uprising, spearheaded by anarchists and socialists, and in much of Spain a genuine social revolution ensued, leading to whole cities…

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Kobanê: Syrian Kurds who Oppose NATO, Support a Sovereign Syria, are in Danger of Genocide

October 16, 2014
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Will Washington succeed in having Northern Syria ethnically cleansed? At Kobané and in its region, where more than 300,000 Syrian Kurds are threatened with extermination by the Islamic Emirate, everyone can take the measure of NATO’s duplicity. As the commander of the US Coalition declares he is fighting against the Islamic Emirate, a NATO member, […]

Statement of Tudeh Party of Iran: Solidarity with the People of Kobanê and Their Struggle

October 16, 2014
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It has been almost four months since the brave people of the Kurdish city of Kobanê in the North Western Syria and close to that country’s borders with Turkey have been resisting- as real symbols of a popular struggle- the attacks and barbarism of ISIS. Kobanê is a small city, but the background of the […]

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