A news agency associated with ISIS released a video Sunday, October 19, 2014, showing ISIS militants inside Kobane with no indication on the date the video was shot.
Free Syrian Army released a video showing a purportedly ISIS militant captured in Kobane, northern Syria.
YPG Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobane on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, recaptured a strategic hilltop west of the city. Kurdish Fighters Retake Strategic Hill West of Kobane
Several Kurdish fighters are seen in this video released on Saturday, October 11, 2014 in a makeshift hospital in Kobane receiving treatment of wounds inflicted in battles against ISIS pillaging militants. In spite of their injuries, the young fighters were upbeat and full of life; fighting the pain with courageous hearts, shiny smiles and beautiful Kurdish music.
Thuluyah, 45 miles north of Baghdad, has held out for more than three months against the Sunni extremists attempting to expand the Iraqi territory they hold. But in a conflict that is often framed as Sunni vs. Shiite, here Sunni tribesmen are turning against militants who claim to fight for their religion.
تمكن سلاح الهندسة في الجيش العراقي من إعادة بناء الجسر الخشبي الذي يربط بين الضلوعية وقضاء بلد بعد أن تعرض للتدمير في هجمات اتنحارية بزوارق مفخخة نفذها تنظيم داعش.
Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have fled across the border into Turkey in the last 24 hours to escape Islamic State (Isis) fighters, the Turkish government has said.
The country opened eight crossing points along a 20-mile (32km) stretch from Akcakale to Mursitpinar, allowing about 45,000 Kurds to escape from the Islamist extremists, the deputy prime minister, Numan Kurtulmus, said on Saturday.
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أعلن نائب رئيس الوزراء التركي نعمان كورتولموش أن ما يزيد عن 60 ألف نازح سوري من قرى كردية دخلوا الأراضي التركية منذ يوم أمس الجمعة 19/9/2014 يعد تقدم مسلحي داعش نحو مدينة كوباني عين العرب شمال حلب قرب الحدود التركية.
NYT -BAGHDAD — Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the influential Shiite cleric, on Friday urged vigilance against Western political interference in Iraqi affairs but stopped short of opposing the American-led military campaign against the extremists of the Islamic State.
“All political leaders of the country must be aware and awake to prevent the external assistance against the Islamic State from becoming an entrance to breach Iraq’s independence,” Ayatollah Sistani said. “Cooperation with the international effort shall not be taken as a pretext to impose foreign decisions on events in Iraq, especially military events.”