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October 21, 2014

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Who will help Turkey help Kobani?

Who will help Turkey help Kobani?

"We can no longer continue to act like the UN. A global response to the crisis in Syria and Iraq is imperativeThe plight of the small town of Kobani has become the focus of the worlds attention amid the devastation and misery of Syria. With each day the reign of terror of Islamic State (Isis)..."

Turkey to allow Kurdish peshmerga across its territory to fight in Kobani

Before and after pictures show destruction in Kobani

Migrants tales: I feel for those who were with me. They got asylum in the sea

voice of america

new: Kobani Refugees Welcome, Turkey Criticizes, US Airdrop

Kobani Refugees Welcome, Turkey Criticizes, US Airdrop

"Residents of Kobani in northern Syria have welcomed the airdrop of weapons, ammunition and medicine to Kurdish militia who are resisting the seizure of their city by Islamic State militants. The Turkish government, however, has criticized the operation. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from southeastern..."

new: Kurds Welcome Turkish Approval of Reinforcements for Kobani


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Turkey letting Kurdish fighters into Kobane

Turkey letting Kurdish fighters into Kobane

"Turkey is assisting Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to cross its borders to join Syrian Kurdish forces defending the town of Kobane against Islamic State (IS) militants."We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall" to the jihadists, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters in..."

US military airdrops weapons to Kurds in Kobane

yahoo news

Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders

"By Gulsen Solaker and Tom Perry ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani on Turkey's border, and the United States air-dropped arms to help the Kurds there resist an Islamic State assault. Foreign..."

No plan for Egyptian military action against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria

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new: Turkey to Let Iraqi Kurds Cross to Syria to Fight ISIS - New York Times

"New York TimesTurkey to Let Iraqi Kurds Cross to Syria to Fight ISISNew York TimesMURSITPINAR, Turkey — Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish forces, known as pesh merga, to cross its border with Syria to help fight militants from the group called the Islamic State who have besieged the Syrian..."

new: Doubling Down on Disaster in Syria - Politico

McCain Will Push For Ground Troops In Iraq, Syria If GOP Wins The Senate - Huffington Post

Political mistakes must end over Syria: Iran official - Press TV

Ability to Punish Syria for Alleged Chlorine Weapons Use Limited, US Says - Wall Street Journal

Islamic State foiled in attempt to kidnap Syrian rebel leader in Turkey -

US veteran joins ground war against ISIS - CBS News

London mother: 'My jihad son came back from Syria' - BBC News


جديد: رئيس وزراء مصر: لا خطط لدينا لعمل عسكري ضد داعش - الرياض

"الرياضرئيس وزراء مصر: لا خطط لدينا لعمل عسكري ضد داعشالرياضقال رئيس وزراء مصر إن بلاده لا تنوي تقديم مساعدة عسكرية مباشرة للولايات المتحدة في حربها على تنظيم داعش في العراق وسوريا حتى إن كان القصف الجوي الأمريكي غير كاف لهزيمة التنظيم. لكن إبراهيم محلب ترك الباب مفتوحا أمام إمكانية عمل عسكري مصري ضد التنظيم إذا هدد الدول العربية..."

جديد: أطنان من الأسلحة قد تقلب المعركة لصالح الأكراد ضد «داعش» في كوباني - الشرق الاوسط