Kobane

Turkey to boost security after suicide attack kills 32
Turkey
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Turkey to boost security after suicide attack kills 32

Another 100 people were injured in the bomb blast believed to have been carried out by Islamic State
21 Jul 2015
Islamic State: Kurds expel militants from key town of Kobane
Syrian border town Kobane
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Islamic State: Kurds expel militants from key town of Kobane

Celebratory gunfire echoed across the strategic border town as Kurdish forces raised their flag in victory
27 Jan 2015
ARMS ERROR: US 'sends weapons to Islamic State'
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ARMS ERROR: US 'sends weapons to Islamic State'

Pentagon investigating whether weapons intended for Kurds accidentally ended up with Islamic State
22 Oct 2014
TURKEY: battle of Kobane sparks protests
A person holds a flag as Turkish police uses tear gas and water cannon
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TURKEY: battle of Kobane sparks protests

Violent protests break out as Turkey hesitates over fight against jihadists in border town of Kobane
8 Oct 2014
YPJ: The Kurdish feminists fighting Islamic State
Fighter of the Kurdish of the Kurdish Women's Defense Units
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YPJ: The Kurdish feminists fighting Islamic State

All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles
7 Oct 2014