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Kurds unite to oust Iraq jihadists,
rescue stranded civilian

Agence France-Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 8/6/2014 7:47:33 PM

Arbil: Kurdish fighters from Iraq, Syria and Turkey were coordinating operations in northern Iraq on Wednesday to reclaim areas lost to militants and rescue thousands of civilians stranded in nearby mountains. The fate of the civilians from the Yazidi minority, who fled to the Sinjar mountains after an attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) group at the weekend, has sparked international concern.(Snip)A senior official from Iraq’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party said Kurdish fighting units from the homegrown peshmerga, the Syrian-based PYD and the Turkish PKK had agreed to share responsibility for the ongoing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 8/6/2014 7:57:22 PM     (No. 9956004)

Good luck, guys! A great American President would find a way to support you. I wish we had one, too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 8/6/2014 8:04:16 PM     (No. 9956014)

We have to support the Kurds. In many ways they are like the Israeli´s fighting the war against terror at the front. They provide sanctuary not only for the Yazidi´s but also Christians. If a Kurdish republic emerges we should embrace it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/6/2014 9:25:25 PM     (No. 9956096)

A greater Kurdistan is the Turks nightmare?
Last week Zippy wouldn´t let Kurds unload oil in Texas(?) And said it could only be sold by central government - Maliki- the Iranians friend.
Perhaps now the Kurds could sell their oil and get support from USA.
Is Biden still in charge?
Has he shown his willy to the Kurds or does he save it for the beleaguered female secret service agents?
Kurds need to look to themselves.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: richwill, 8/6/2014 10:35:56 PM     (No. 9956171)

The Kurs will receive no aid from the USA.

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