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Kurdistan Presidency: Liberation of Gire Spi is Great News

Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters gather at the eastern entrance to the town of Gire Spi of Raqqa governorate (Reuters)

  The Kurdistan Regional Presidency issued a statement Monday congratulating the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters for liberating the ethnically Kurdish Syrian town of Gire Spi (Tal Abyad) from ISIS. “Thank you YPG fighters and other forces who took part in the liberation process for Gire Spi,” said the presidency …

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Peshmerga-YPG drive out ISIS from Rojava border area

The Peshmarga and YPG forces have had several joint operations together on the border so far.

Peshmerga forces and the People’s Protection Units (YPG) drove out Islamic State (ISIS) militants from areas near the Syrian border in a joint operation on Sunday, a Kurdish military chief said. Jamal Eminki, chief of staff of the Peshmerga forces, told Rudaw that the Peshmerga and YPG launched a major offensive against …

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President Barzani: ISIS Was Encouraged to Attack Kurdistan

President Barzani hailed the Peshmarga forces for defending their sisters and brothers in other parts of Kurdistan.

  President Barzani held a meeting today at his office in Salahadin where he welcomed the returning Peshmerga forces who had been stationed in Kobane, Syrian Kurdistan. According to a press release from the Kurdistan Region’s Presidency, the President told the Peshmarga forces they have recorded a history of pride …

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