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130 ISIS fighters killed in battle for Manbij

Most ISIS casualties from US-led coalition airstrikes; Kurdish-Arab alliance close to cutting off key jihadist lifeline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2016, 1:55 PM

US-backed forces launch new op. on ISIS in Syria

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aim to cut off key jihadist lifeline into Turkey - threatening response from Ankara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 11:51 AM

US soldier wounded batting ISIS in Syria

Special forces soldier was part of US mission to train and advise Kurdish-led forces advancing in jihadists' capital, Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 9:23 PM

Kurdish-led force seizes ground from ISIS in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces captures string of villages, as operation to liberate ISIS capital Raqqa continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 4:16 PM

Turkey offers US joint Syria op. - without Kurds

Ankara livid over US cooperation with YPG; offers to help open second front to close ISIS smuggling route, but only without Kurds.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:38 AM

Thousands flee ISIS offensive in northern Syria

As Kurdish-led forces advance on ISIS capital Raqqa, jihadists launch major assault on Syrian rebels, head for clash with Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 2:20 PM

Iran is an artificial country

The West ignores what is happening to the many minorities in Iran.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/29/2016, 12:51 AM

Erdogan slams US support of Kurds in Syria

Turkish president fumes over photos showing US special forces wearing badges of Kurdish YPG militia; Turkish FM slams 'atheist' Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2016, 9:15 PM

Kurdish forces move to capture ISIS capital Raqqa

Kurdish fighters, Arab allies launch surprise 3-pronged offensive in northern Syria, hoping to liberate the capital of the 'Islamic State.'Ari Soffer, 5/24/2016, 3:39 PM

The video ISIS doesn't want its recruits to see

In stark contrast to slick propaganda, raw battlefield footage shows jihadists looking inept and in disarray.Ari Soffer, 5/3/2016, 10:08 PM

Kurds hold talks to end fighting with regime

Syrian regime officials meet with Kurds in an attempt to bring an end to fierce clashes in the north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2016, 8:32 PM

Kurds raise an army to defend new federal region

Meet the APF force being trained as the nucleus of a new army, defending region Kurds claimed despite opposition from all sides.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 3:16 PM

Syria: Kurdish, regime forces in fierce clashes

Uneasy alliance breaks down in Qamishli, with fierce gunbattle raging between rival militias.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 7:46 AM

Islamists shell Aleppo Kurds, killing 18

ISIS launches attacks on government-held areas near Damascus, after setback at Palmyra. Syrian military jet shot down.Gil Ronen, 4/7/2016, 1:13 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

Kurds declare federal region in Syria

Declaration - which delivers a message not to leave Kurds out of peace talks - leads to objections from regime, opposition, and even US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 3:47 PM

Kurds inch closer to independence in Syria?

Buoyed by consecutive victories against jihadists, Kurdish forces show they're a real force to be reckoned with.Delil Souleiman, 3/16/2016, 9:02 PM

Watch: American ISIS fighter captured by Kurds

Islamic State fighter from Virginia, identified as 27-year-old Muhammad Jamal Amin caught near Sinjar.Ari Soffer, 3/14/2016, 3:19 PM

Swedish girl tricked into entering Islamic State

Iraqi Kurds rescue 16-year-old who was misled by an ISIS terrorist in Sweden into traveling to the terror group's 'capital' in Mosul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 4:53 PM

Kurdish group claims Ankara bombing

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons claim the suicide car bomb attack that killed 28 people in Turkey's capital.Arutz Sheva North America, 2/19/2016, 9:21 PM

Could bombing be Turkey's pretext to invade Syria?

As Turkey rushes to blame Syrian Kurds for Ankara bombing, is this precisely the pretext Erdogan was waiting for to send in the troops?Ari Soffer, 2/18/2016, 12:10 PM

Syrian Kurds en route to independence?

Despite enmity from Assad regime, opposition forces and Turkey, Kurds appear well on the way to autonomy aided by Russian airstrikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 7:36 AM

ISIS is using chemical weapons

The Islamic terror group produced, used chemical weapons on Iraqi Kurds, reports OPCW, in first known chemical terrorism in 20 years.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2016, 8:32 PM

Turkish PM: We'll continue to hit Kurds in Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu tells German Chancellor his country will continue to attack Kurdish fighters in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 1:15 AM

Turkey hits Syrian Kurds again despite US warning

Turkish artillery pounds Kurdish military position on Syrian side of border for second day, threatening escalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 2:21 PM

Kurds seize key military base in northern Syria

Rebels left reeling after losing their only military airport in Aleppo province, while Kurds keep on advancing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 10:09 AM

Kurds turn to 'great power' Russia as Turkey fumes

'Russia not just an actor, it writes the script'; Kurds turn to increasingly assertive Russia - which is happy to oblige in swipe at Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 9:12 PM

Erdogan accuses US of making a 'pool of blood'

Obama-Erdogan alliance plunges into tensions, as Turkish president slams US for not recognizing Kurdish groups as 'terrorists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 2:42 PM

Dutch man charged for killing ISIS jihadists

Former Dutch soldier fought alongside Kurdish YPG forces, could face murder charges for killing terrorists in battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2016, 7:39 PM

Deadly car bomb in Turkey

Two dead and thirty-nine wounded in second deadly attack in country in as many days.Raphael Poch, 1/14/2016, 10:17 AM

Kurds to vote on independence from Iraq

KRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2016, 10:55 PM

Kurd-Arab alliance pushes ISIS back in north Syria

Predominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces make significant gains, backed by coalition air power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2015, 7:24 PM

ISIS lost 14% of its territory in 2015

Thinktank reveals ISIS lost some key ground stretching itself thin, but still has over half the territory of the shrinking Syrian regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 10:50 PM

Will Australia arrest man who went to fight ISIS?

Family of Australian who fought for the Kurds against ISIS beg government not to 'say good and evil are the same thing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2015, 7:22 AM

Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, Kurds

Kurdish forces battle Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria's northern Aleppo Province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 12:15 PM

US soldiers in Syria to back anti-ISIS Kurds

Team of 50 special forces arrive in Kobane, symbol of Kurdish resistance to ISIS, to train and 'organize' anti-jihadist forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2015, 10:27 PM

Kurdish-Arab alliance takes 200 villages from ISIS

Recently-formed Syrian Democratic Forces, aided by US air power, dealing blow after blow against jihadists; kill 493 terrorists in 2 weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2015, 7:25 PM

Kurds declare victory in key battle with ISIS

Iraqi Kurdish President says Kurdish forces have liberated the town of Sinjar from jihadists, in key strategic and symbolic victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2015, 3:00 PM

Kurds launch major op. to retake Sinjar from ISIS

Kurdish peshmerga, backed by US close air support, finally launch operation to take back Kurdish town and avenge Yazidi genocide.Abdel Hamid Zebari, 11/12/2015, 9:57 AM

Syria: Kurdish-Arab alliance in 1st anti-ISIS op.

Newly-formed Syrian Democratic Forces will receive air support from US-led coalition in first operation in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2015, 9:47 AM

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of attacking positions

YPG says Turkish forces attacked their forces along the Syrian-Turkish border, as Kurdish-Turkish tensions escalate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2015, 3:08 PM

Rare footage: US, Kurdish forces raid ISIS prison

Rare footage: US special forces joined Kurdish Peshmerga in rare, dramatic mission inside ISIS territory in Iraq.Ari Soffer, 10/25/2015, 2:54 PM

Kurds Expand Autonomous Region in Northern Syria

Mixed Kurdish-Arab town of Tal Abyad, seized from ISIS jhadists in June, formally incorporated into Kurdish 'Kobane canton.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 4:07 PM

Syria Kurds Denounce Amnesty 'War Crimes' Report

YPG forces outraged after Amnesty International accuses anti-ISIS forces of 'collective punishment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 4:25 PM

Turkey Warns US, Russia over Support for Kurds

Turkish foreign ministry summons US, Russian ambassadors; Foreign Minister Davutoglu compares Kurdish fighters to Al Qaeda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 5:19 PM

Amnesty Accuses Syrian Kurds of 'War Crimes'

Amnesty says Kurdish forces displaced Syrians and demolished their homes while operating in the northern part of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 5:44 AM

Syria: Kurds, Arabs form Joint Military Force

As Washington abandons modest plans to train rebels, Kurdish forces making new headway in northern Syria against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015, 11:23 AM

Tests Show ISIS Used Mustard Gas on Kurds

Blood samples show ISIS used chemical weapons in assault against Kurdish forces in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2015, 4:31 PM

Kurds Claim Tripped Refugee Was Al Qaeda Terrorist

Hungarian journalist was fired for 'trip heard round the world' amid Syrian refugee crisis - but were fleeing migrants really terrorists?Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 3:09 PM

Kurdish Rebels Battle Iran Revolutionary Guards

Spillover? Kurdish rebels clash with Iranian security forces at Turkish border, as fighting rages between Turkey, PKK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2015, 2:54 PM

Erdogan's Kurdish War Gamble Fails Spectacularly

Analysts reveal Erdogan's Kurdish crackdown was meant to reverse elections defeat, but new poll proves it had the exact opposite effect.Ari Yashar, 8/28/2015, 12:05 PM

US Vet in Iraq: Iran is a Greater Threat than ISIS

American training Kurds finds Iran doing same atrocities, 'it's just not as reported'; prepares for Iranian escalation after deal approved.Ari Yashar, 8/25/2015, 5:23 PM

Report: Israel Importing Oil from Kurds

Financial Times reports Israel has imported as much as three-quarters of its oil from Iraq’s Kurdish north in recent months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2015, 3:15 AM

One Killed in Clashes between Turkey, Kurds

Kurdish youths open fire on Turkish police, as protesters demand an end to violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2015, 3:48 PM

Report: ISIS Used Mustard Gas in Iraq

Senior American officials say it is believed ISIS jihadists used mustard agent in an attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq.Elad Benari, 8/14/2015, 3:16 AM

7 Kurds Killed as Clashes Escalate with Turkey

Kurdish news agency claims Turkish forces 'executed' two teenage boys, as militants attack army bases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2015, 4:03 PM

Erdogan Vows to Continue Attack on PKK

Turkish President says his country would press on with its relentless campaign against Kurdish militants "until not one terrorist" was left.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2015, 1:14 AM