Kurds advance against ISIS in Kobane

Kurdish forces advanced into the embattled Syrian town of Kobane following heavy clashes with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, the Associated Press reported.

Nawaf Khalil, a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party,...

Fifteen U.S.-led air strikes target Islamic State militants: task force

The U.S.-led coalition conducted 15 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.
Eleven strikes in Iraq hit several groups of Islamic State militants as well as other v...

Obama signs massive defense spending bill with $5 billion for Iraq training

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a massive U.S. defense policy bill that endorses his plan to fight ISIS militants, including airstrikes and training Iraqis and moderate Syrian rebels.
The law authorizes funds for basic military op...

Kurdistan

Kurds advance against ISIS in Kobane

Kurdish forces advanced into the embattled Syrian town of Kobane following heavy clashes with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, the Associated Press reported.

Nawaf Khalil, a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party,...

Iraq

Bombings Kill 12 in Iraq

Bombs targeting commercial streets and an army patrol killed 12 people in and around Baghdad Saturday, Iraqi authorities said.
Police officials said a bomb exploded on a commercial street in the town of Madain, about 20 kilometers (14 miles) south...


World

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m


The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon more than $850m in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack in its war against Hezbollah in 2006.
The resolution, which passed late on Friday, said ...


 

A large demonstration held in support of Kobanî in the Austrian City of Graz


A huge demonstration in support of the Kurdish besieged city of Kobanî was held yesterday in the Austrian city of Graz, November 1, the International Day of Solidarity with Kobanî.

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Interview with Head of campaign to support YPG


PUKmedia - Can you please tell us about yourself? Who is Jessica?

Jessica: First and foremost, I am a wife and a mother.  I’m a Catholic C...


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China offers military help to Iraq to defeat ISIS – report


Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jafari says that his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, has made an offer to help Iraq fight Islamic State militants. Beijing has volunteered to assist with airstrikes, th...


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