Heavy fighting in Kurdish battle for Raqa

After meeting fierce resistance, the Kurdish forces fighting to capture key city of Raqa from ISIS advances toward goal.AFP, 11/7/2016, 8:44 PM

Obama's ISIS policy uncorks Shiite genie in Iraq

Obama’s decision to commence the attack on Mosul appears to have been made without any real thought to the possible involvement of the Iran-funded Shiite PMU and Turkey. David Singer, 11/1/2016, 10:12 PM

Obama’s Islamic State policy threatens Clinton's election prospects

In the battle for Mosul, Obama is contradicting his own stated policy. David Singer, 10/27/2016, 6:55 AM

The case for Kurdish statehood

The reasons for the West to support Kurdish statehood are manifold and the time is ripe, now that there is no more Syria, to do something for this persecuted, religiously tolerant and militarily egalitarian society. Noah Beck, 7/13/2016, 10:47 AM

Kurds: One people across four countries

Kurds declare a federal region in Syria raising an uproar - but who are they? Meet a scattered people with tense relations in host states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 5:58 PM

The Turks and Kurds should be allies, not enemies

If the Turks continue to attack the Kurds, they will soon have Russia on their doorstep. Mark Langfan, 12/28/2015, 12:09 AM

How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

A concrete idea that can put an end to the increasingly successful attempts to eradicate ancient ethnic groups and cultures.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/13/2015, 12:03 AM

Watch: Australians Nearly Shot by ISIS on Reality TV Show

When TV gets too real: participants in Australian show join Kurds and are brought straight to frontlines, where ISIS almost kills them.Ari Yashar, 7/23/2015, 6:28 PM

'Kurdish Shakira' Wages Music Video War Against ISIS

Kurdish pop-star fights back in her own way with English-language music video shot near front lines replete with tanks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2015, 10:51 PM

Watch: Kurdish Fighters Blow ISIS Suicide-Bomber Sky-High

Spectacular video shows Peshmerga scoring a direct hit on a jihadi truck-bomb - sending it hurtling through the air... for a while.Ari Soffer, 4/14/2015, 7:20 PM

Kurdish President Vows Revenge on ISIS

Massud Barzani, president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, vows to avenge three peshmerga fighters beheaded by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2015, 4:03 AM

ISIS Beheads Kurds in Front of Children in Iraq

New ISIS vid alleges to show execution of peshmerga forces, as ISIS feels the heat from Kurdish strikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2015, 12:53 PM

Canadian Soldier Killed by Friendly Fire in Iraq

Canadian special forces soldier killed and three more injured in Iraq when their Kurdish allies accidentally open fire on them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2015, 3:35 AM

Kurds Defeat ISIS in Iraqi Kurdistan's Capital

Major attack repulsed as 34 ISIS terrorists killed, with tactics and US-led airstrikes turning the tables on jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2015, 2:47 PM

Kurds 'Expel ISIS' from Strategic Kobane

After over four months of grueling fighting, ISIS suffers major setback in Kurdish Syrian border town.Ari Yashar, 1/26/2015, 5:30 PM

Turkey to Allow Kurdish Fighters into Syria to Battle ISIS

Ankara confirms reports it will allow Iraqi Peshmerga forces to cross into embattled Kobane; move likely the result of US pressure.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2014, 1:01 PM

Ex-Marine Corps Head: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doomed

Marine General (ret.) James Conway: Obama’s strategy doesn’t have ‘a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding.’Arutz Sheva staff, 9/21/2014, 5:08 PM

Kurdish Forces Kill Senior Islamic State Commander in Iraq

Yasin Ali Suleiman Shlash blamed for mass-kidnapping of Yezidi women, many of whom were sold into sexual slavery.Ari Soffer, 9/17/2014, 11:56 AM

Iraq: Kurdish Forces Retake Mosul Dam from 'Islamic State'

Kurdish Peshmerga, backed by US Air Force, inflict heaviest defeat on Islamic State since its rapid advance through Iraq.Ari Soffer, 8/18/2014, 7:42 AM