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Is Kobani the Waterloo for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant?

More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blunted, the… 777 more words

Defence Watch

Arbil-Baghdad deal guarantees stability: Turkish energy minister

ANKARA – Anadolu Agency

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız speaks at a press conference. AA Photo

An agreement reached between Baghdad and Arbil is a guarantee of stability for the country and the region, said Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız at a press conference in the northwestern Turkish province of Kocaeli. 405 more words

Iraq

Turkey’s PM Vows to “Protect Jerusalem and the al-Aksa Mosque”

It seems that, as I was writing yesterday’s post (Are We Seeing the Stage Being Set for Ezekiel’s Prophecies?), Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was providing additional evidence to the point that Turkey is indeed becoming more and more antagonistic toward Israel while becoming closely aligned with Israel’s enemies. 363 more words

Current Events

A barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo

People inspect a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad on al-Marjeh neighborhood of Aleppo.

Middle East

Islamic State conflict: Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey

A group of 150 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have arrived in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle Islamic State (IS) militants besieging the town of Kobane. 615 more words

Religion

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish militant targets in southeast: media

Turkish warplanes attacked Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in southeast Turkey on Sunday in the first significant air operation against the militants since the launch of a peace process two years ago, Hurriyet news website said on Tuesday. 198 more words

Religion

The Resistance In Rojava Is A Super-National Resistance

The following piece is a translation of “Rojava direnişi ulus-üstü bir direniştir” which was written by Ali Haydar Kaytan – a founding member of and leader in the PKK – and appeared in Özgür Gündem. 1,263 more words

Rojava