peshmerga


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a member of a Kurdish guerilla organization that fights for a free Kurdish state

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The French writer Bernard-Henri Levy is producing the second film on Kurdistan, Peshmerga and Masoud Barzani, President of Kurdistan Region.
Subsequent to fierce clashes, the Kurdish Peshmerga forces expelled ISIL from several villages in the Hamdaniya region East of Mosul, including the Qaraqoush Village," a Peshmerga officer said.
But things don't always go so smoothly when the two work together, and one Peshmerga commander recently criticized the Popular Mobilization Units .
Peshmerga groups cannot have the status of foreign soldiers under international law as the peshmerga administration is a pirate state.
The Peshmerga forces of Kurdistan -- "those who face death" -- refer to Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq and have existed since the advent of the Kurdish independence movement in the early 1920s.
ISTANBUL - The main Kurdish party in Syria "does not want" Kurdish peshmerga fighters from Iraq to come to help it fight Islamic State jihadists trying to overrun the town of Kobane, Turkey's president has asserted according to reports Sunday.
Colonel Ryan Dillon said in a press statement that "the international coalition continues to train Iraqi security forces, including the Peshmerga forces, pointing out that" we continue to help the Peshmerga, and did not hear anything official talks about stopping support for Peshmerga.
Iraq's Peshmerga forces on Monday retook complete control of Bashiqa town, 13 km Northeast of Mosul.
IRBIL, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter expressed on Sunday his country's preparedness to offer further support for Peshmerga forces in its war against the so-called Islamic State (IS).
The recent deal signed between Ministry of Peshmerga and the U.
E[currency]ANLIURFA (CyHAN)- Peshmerga forces began entering the Syria's war-torn city of Kobani on Friday night.
Summary: PUK official says 14 peshmerga fighters died as 'around 100' IS fighters were killed and 38 captured in battle that lasted several hours.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: The Kurdistan's Peshmerga ministry said on Monday that joint committees with army have been working since two years without problems, mainly regarding managing security matters in the disputed areas, urging prime minister to put an end to what it described as "trouble makers".
BAGHDAD / NINA / Peshmerga forces killed 13 terrorists from Daesh at dawn Tuesday, they tried to escape from Ba'shiqah toward the city of Mosul.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq's Peshmerga forces retook complete control of Bashiqa town, 13 km Northeast of Mosul, a local official said.