The Kurds have been sacrificed

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Three years ago, the Kurds seized Kobane (Ain Al-Arab) from the jihadists. The whole world hailed this symbolic victory, underlining the heroism of the Peshmerga. The image of women in battledresses against the ISIS fighters wearing black made the headlines.The battle of Kobane will always be the first victory on the roadway leading to the demolishing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's "self-proclaimed caliphate" in Syria. Kurds with the help of local tribesmen were present at all the battles. ...

Christian Chesnot

Navigating the delicate roads (and politics) of Syria’s Qamishli

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Dispatch from our war & conflict reporter as he navigated his way from Kobane to Erbil

Have ISIS atrocities crossed the border into Turkey?

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Killing at least 32 people and injuring dozens more, the target of the suicide attack was the Amara Cultural Center where about 300 young

Kurds drive ISIS militants from Syria’s Kobane

Saturday, 27 June 2015

This comes days after the town suffered an attack by ISIS militants that killed at least 145 people

ISIS attack on Syria’s Kobane kills 146

Friday, 26 June 2015

An attack by ISIS on the Syrian town of Kobane so far killed at least 146 civilians

ISIS executes women, children in Kobane

Thursday, 25 June 2015

ISIS fighters reentered Kobane after they were forced out of the Syrian Kurdish battleground town in January

U.S., allies conduct 15 air strikes in Syria and Iraq

Saturday, 13 June 2015

All the Syrian strikes took place near the town of Kobane near the Turkish border

Kobane still a ghost town, months after liberation from ISIS

Friday, 1 May 2015

The Kurdish town on the Turkish-Syrian border is still a haunting, apocalyptic vista of hollowed out facades and streets littered with unexploded ordnance

Syria fighting kills 132 ISIS fighters: monitor

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

ISIS militants fought with Saturday with Kurdish militias in the Syrian province of Hasaka

Syria condemns Turkey’s ‘flagrant aggression’ in north

Sunday, 22 February 2015

The operation marks the first such ground incursion by Turkish troops into Syria

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