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  • iraqi woman kills isis commander who forced her to become

    Iraqi Woman kills ISIS commander who forced her to become sex slave

    World | September 08, 2015 15:56 IST

    Mosul: An ISIS commander was reportedly killed by a captured Iraqi woman after he forced her to become a sex slave for his fighters.The Isis commander, only referred to by assumed name Abu Anas, was

  • isis executes 19 women for refusing sex with fighters

    ISIS executes 19 women for refusing sex with fighters

    World | August 08, 2015 7:28 IST

    Mosul: The Islamic State (IS) has executed 19 women in its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul for refusing to have sex with fighters, a Kurdish official has claimed, according to the Daily Mail.The official, a spokesperson

  • kurds keep up offensive against extremists in northern syria

    Kurds keep up offensive against extremists in northern Syria

    World | June 24, 2015 10:16 IST

    Beirut:  Backed by U.S.-led airstrikes and buoyed by battlefield successes, Kurdish fighters kept up an offensive through northern Syria on Tuesday, driving Islamic State militants out of a town near the extremists' de facto capital

  • iraqi pm favours resolving disputes with kurds for

    Iraqi PM favours resolving disputes with Kurds for defeating IS

    World | December 01, 2014 6:21 IST

    Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday called for a resolution of outstanding problems between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), given that both sides are fighting the Islamic State (IS)."The interest of

  • iraqi peshmerga starts entering syria s kobane

    Iraqi Peshmerga starts entering Syria's Kobane

    World | October 30, 2014 18:42 IST

    Damascus: A total of 10 Peshmerga fighters crossed the Turkish borders into Syria's predominantly Kurdish town of Kobane Thursday morning, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The 10 fighters are the first batch to enter

  • iraqi forces kurdish peshmerga free two towns from is

    Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga free two towns from IS

    World | October 25, 2014 21:59 IST

    Baghdad: Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga freed two towns in northern and central Iraq Saturday after fierce clashes with militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation, a security source said.In the early hours

  • syrian kurds feel abandoned as kobani battle rages

    Syrian Kurds feel abandoned as Kobani battle rages

    World | October 15, 2014 8:05 IST

    Suruc, Turkey: Kneeling over his brother's fresh grave, Ali Mehmud gathered clumps of dirt in his hands, raised them to his lips to kiss them, then softly placed them back on the small mound.His brother,

  • australia airlifts 50 tonnes of weapons for kurds in iraq

    Australia airlifts 50 tonnes of weapons for Kurds in Iraq

    World | September 08, 2014 15:57 IST

    Sydney: In its third such airlift, Australia has delivered 50 tonnes of arms and ammunition to Kurdish forces battling Islamic militants in northern Iraq, the country's defence ministry announced Monday.As on the two previous occasions,