Posts Tagged ‘Kurdish people’

Syria war: Turkey anger over US commando photos

(Media Release) Turkey has hit out at the US over images said to show US special forces in Syria wearing insignia of Kurdish militia, during joint operations against so-called Islamic State (IS). Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called the US “two-faced” and said the practice was “unacceptable”. The images appear to show a US special […]

Syria conflict: IS ‘destroyed helicopters’ at T4 base

(Media Release) New satellite imagery appears to reveal extensive damage to a strategically significant airbase in central Syria used by Russian forces after an attack by so-called Islamic State (IS). Four helicopters and 20 lorries were destroyed in a series of fires inside the T4 base last week, the images from intelligence company Stratfor suggest. […]

Life under IS ‘really hard’, rescued Swedish girl says

(Media Release) A 16-year-old Swedish girl rescued from Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq has described life under the jihadist group’s rule as “really hard”. The teenager told an Iraqi Kurdish TV station that she was duped into going to Syria by her boyfriend last May. She was rescued by Kurdish special forces near the […]

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