Well they will not actually be fighting these Swedes are being sent to train Peshmerga forces fighting #ISIS #daeshbags in #Iraq. – I.B. Up to 30 Swedish troops are likely … Continue reading
Kurds commit to Turkish peace process as PKK leader announces definitive end to ’40-year-long armed struggle’ with the state …………..Above the jubilant cheers of the hundreds of thousands of Kurds … Continue reading
We are fighting with one hand tied behind our backs, with light guns against tanks and armoured Humvees that Isis captured from the Iraqi army last year. Many of our soldiers do not even have basic equipment such as helmets, body armour, boots, night goggles and winter coats. The peshmerga will suffer more casualties unless, and until, we have a much greater capacity to defend and hold our positions.
Reuters – Iraqi Kurdish authorities said on Saturday they had evidence that Islamic State had used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against their peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq in … Continue reading