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Posts Tagged: Kurds

March 27, 2017 6:15 am
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Are Syrian Kurds the Key to Defeating ISIS?

JNS.org - What steps can the West take to defeat the Islamic State? According to leading experts, the US and Israel should work to push the Syrian...

February 10, 2017 3:52 am
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Assyrian Statehood Would Help Kurdish-American Relations

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has been met with a growing backlash in the Middle East. To take one...

September 23, 2016 6:49 am
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Erdogan Will Never Defeat the Kurds Through Violence

Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has claimed that military operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will continue until “the very last rebel is killed.” What...

September 2, 2016 3:58 am
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The Betrayal of Syria’s Kurds

JNS.org - From Moscow to Washington, we are told that the principle enemy in the Middle East is the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization. At the same...

May 5, 2016 6:37 am
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Leader of Syrian Islamist Group Threatens Kurds

A radio transmission between the commander of an Islamist brigade with ties to the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) and a Kurdish man contained a chilling message, threatening to...

April 27, 2016 11:22 am
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Report: Iran May Send Hamas to Fight ISIS

Iran is reportedly planning to deploy Hamas operatives to fight the Islamic State in Mosul, according to a-Sharq al-Awsat and reported by the Jerusalem Post. The report suggests that Iran still...

November 17, 2015 2:53 pm
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Kurdish Commander Exposes Iranian Plan to Seize Oil-Rich Iraqi Cities

A Kurdish commander revealed to the London-based Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat on Monday an Iranian plan to take over the oil-rich Iraqi cities of Kirkuk and Mosul. The...

November 17, 2015 2:00 pm
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In Wake of Paris Attacks, Ex-Mossad Chief Says Time for America, Europe to Adopt Israeli Security Model

As New York City ramped up security in the wake of last Friday's deadly assault by ISIS in Paris, a former Mossad chief told conservative site Breitbart that deploying armed guards at cafes, theaters and shops, as...

June 25, 2015 2:31 pm
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An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds’ Battle Against ISIS

  This firsthand report was originally published by MIDA.  The desert grasslands around Mosul are parched and hot.  Northern Iraq is not a place one would want...

June 14, 2015 12:38 pm
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Palmyra Redux: The Clash of Civilization & Barbarism

Amid the stately yet skeletal ruins of Palmyra, Syria, the world is witnessing in real time the clash between civilization and barbarism, a microcosm of...

November 30, 2014 10:13 am
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ISIS Claims, Kurds Deny Capture of Canadian-Israeli Fighter

Jihadist websites on Sunday reported that Gila Rosenberg, the Canadian who served in the IDF and volunteered to help Kurdish forces fighting against ISIS in...

October 10, 2014 10:12 am
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Latest Arab Conspiracy Theory: ISIS Selling Syrian, Iraqi Kids to Childless Israeli Settlers

The latest unhinged hot rumor in the Arab world alleges that Israel is benefiting from ISIS-backed child-trafficking rings, which are smuggling Syrian and Iraqi children...

September 10, 2014 6:44 am
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The Jewish State Supports a Kurdish State, But is the Idea Viable?

JNS.org - The leader of the Jewish state has called for the creation of an independent Kurdish state. But some experts question the viability...

June 16, 2014 9:31 am
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Why the Kurds Are a Beacon of Hope in the Middle East

JNS.org - During the war in Iraq, when I was still living in London and coordinating news coverage of the overthrow of Saddam Hussein...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

French-Israeli Environmental Research Satellite Set for Launch This Summer

JNS.org - The construction of Venus, Israel’s first environmental research satellite, has been completed. The satellite is set to be launched into space this summer. A vegetation and environment monitoring micro-satellite, Venus...

Israel

Arab Students Call for Intifada in Protest at Jerusalem’s Hebrew Universi...

JNS.org - Arab students called for a renewed intifada (violent uprising) and brandished photos of convicted terrorists in a protest held...

Middle East

Governor of Turkish Resort Region Invites Israeli Tourists to Return

JNS.org - A delegation of 15 Turkish dignitaries, including the governor of the Mediterranean resort region of Antalya, arrived in Israel on May 24 for a three-day visit to promote Israeli...

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