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The battle for the Syrian town of Kobane will turn into a war of attrition unless Kurds get arms that can repel tanks and armoured vehicles, PYD keader Salih Muslim says
Iran hangs, Jabbari, a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her
PYD originally asked for YPG to be sent to Kobane, only to be sent Peshmerga from northern Iraq instead, Salih Muslim has said
TALINN - Reuters
The Turkish president says the PYD agreed to the passage of 1,300 FSA fighters to the border town of Kobane, while the leader of the Syrian Kurdish group stresses that talks are continuing and no agreement has been reached yet
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq has decided to send 200 Peshmerga fighters with heavy weapons to Kobane
MÜRŞİTPINAR - Agence France-Presse
A bid by Islamic State fighters to seize the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane has stalled, American officials said, with the help of air strikes reported to have killed over 500 jihadists
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israel on Wednesday reassured Jordan that it would not allow Jewish prayer at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, after reports of a possible change raised concerns in the Arab world.
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem Oct. 24 for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.
BEIRUT - Reuters
Syria's air force has destroyed two fighter jets operated by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran Zoabi said
A Palestinian rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Oct. 22, killing a baby and injuring six other people in what Israeli police said was a 'hit-and-run terror attack'
LONDON - Reuters
Poet Amal al-Jubouri uses blogging and video to help Iraqis cope with the horrors they face, aiming to overcome sectarian divisions threatening to break the country apart
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