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Kurds have a message to Canadian and other volunteer fighters heading to Iraq – we don’t want you

Some interesting news out of Erbil, Kurdistan region, written by Campbell MacDiarmid of Rudaw, a Kurdish media outlet/news service.

Campbell MacDiarmid writes that Peshmerga leaders have been turning away foreign volunteers eager to fight against the Islamic State. 134 more words

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Hewlêr sala 1939

Paytexta başûrê Kurdistanê Hewlêr, sala 1939



Canada sends robots to Kurdistan to help clear ISIS mines

ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Canada and the international coalition have relied heavily on air strikes to support Kurdish peshmerga fighters combatting the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham in Iraq, but this hasn’t addressed the group’s most lethal tactic. 558 more words