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

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STATEMENT: Iraqi forces/PMF attacked Peshmerga forces in South Kirkuk in operation using US equipment, incl.
Lo mismo les pidieron a los peshmergas del Gobierno Autonomo del Kurdistan: el gobierno iraqui no queria que se apoderaran de Mosul, como lo hicieron antes en la cercana Kirkuk.
Es bien conocido que para Ankara, el EI es un adversario a derrotar; pero el factor kurdo, le genera aun mayores preocupaciones de seguridad nacional ante la posibilidad de que su oposicion armada interna kurda (cuyo mayor exponente es el Partido de los Trabajadores del Kurdistan--PKK) se nutra de oleadas victoriosas y protagonicas kurdas en la inmediatez de sus fronteras, ya sea por el domino kurdo del norte iraqui y los peshmergas, o por notables avances respecto a una entidad autonoma kurda en Siria (tipo Rojava) con milicias que dispongan de una mayor capacidad de fuego.
The capture of Sinjar by peshmergas will cut off Highway 47, explains a Western source familiar with the developments in both Iraq and Syria.
He confused the Quds Force with the Kurdish Peshmergas.
FRONTLINE FIGHTING: THE BRITS BATTLING ISIS Channel 4, 10pm This eye-opening documentary follows three British men who have volunteered to fight Islamic State militants alongside Kurdish peshmergas in Syria.
Pandruyas praised the role of Kurdish Peshmergas for their achievements and conveyed his greetings to President Masoud Barzani.
After landing in Erbil, Kurdistan, Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney set off towards the front lines where the Kurdish peshmergas had contained ISIS fighters.
In the resulting scramble, the peshmergas retreated ahead of the snowballing, rapid advance of the jihadists, leaving tens of thousands of Yazidis around Sinjar and Christians in the Nineveh plains to flee or be captured.
With the liberation of Kobani by Kurdish Peshmergas, with the help of the US-led coalition, the prediction of an American coordinator that Daesh (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) would "impale" itself on this Syrian border town has come true.
El poder aereo es capaz de detener su avance pero no de derrotarlos, y las fuerzas terrestres con que cuenta Estados Unidos--los peshmergas kurdos--van a tener mas que suficiente con defender su patria.
Nous allons les envoyer au combat", a declare Halgord Hekmet, porte-parole des peshmergas irakiens.
Thousands of Shiite fighters and Kurdish Peshmergas took part in the operation to lift the ISIL-imposed blockade of the town, home to 15,000 Shiite Turkmen.
With politicians in Baghdad struggling to replace Al-Maliki with a more inclusive Iraqi national government, highly motivated but poorly armed Kurdish Peshmergas with a long history of fighting Saddam are the US' main ally on the ground.
The Peshmergas (Kurdish guerrilla freedom fighters) in particular, were held up as an example of advocates of women's rights and equality, and as the facilitators of women's emancipation.