CIZÎRÊ, Rojava (June 15, 2015 @ 13:11 ) – Following Phase II of Operation Commander Rubar Qamishlo, on the 40th uninterrupted day, members of the People’s Defense Units (YPG) joined with the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) – from both Kobanê and Cizîrê Cantons, Rojava – continue to conduct their military operations against terrorist forces positioned in and around the city of Girê Spî (Tell Abyad).
The names of the 12 YPG/YPJ fighters and YJA Star guerrilla are;
– Terfa Coko (Tekoshin Dersim), Nurettin Albayrak (Özgür Dogan), Shaabettin Say (Jiyan Amed), Shahin Ulubay (Baran Bari), Nesim Tashkan (Robar Uzim), Kübra Polat (Zilan Inan) who were martyred in Serêkaniyê on June 7,
– Nazim Harmanci (Zagros Colemêrg) martyred in Serêkaniyê on June 10,
-Ismail Hakki Kol (Robin Argesh), Sevgi Durmush (Newroz Êlih) martyred in Siluk town of Serêkaniyê on June 14,
– Naim Akgül (Agir Deniz) martyred in Serêkaniyê on June 14,
– Mustafa Turgay (Lashêr Amed) martyred in Til Temir region on March 8, 2015,
– Abdulkadir Durgun (Sherzat Diyarbaz) martyred in Sikerîyê village of Çilaxa town on August 20, 2013
– YJA-Star guerrilla Yagmur Tekdal (Sarya Amara) martyred in an airstike against Garê area of South Kurdistan on November 22, 2011. Read more
In his evaluation of Gire Spî’s liberation to ANF, PYD Co-President Saleh Moslem stated that ISIS gangs’ lifeblood has been cut with the victory. Moslem criticized the discourse of Erdo?an and some AKP officials on the liberation of Gire Spî, and said that it was now time to get rid of Kurdphobia. At the end of the Commander Rubar Qami?lo Initiative, Gire Spî (Tel Abyad) was cleared of ISIS gangs and the cantons of Kobanê and Cizîre were united by YPG-YPJ and Burkan El F?rat forces after 2 years of ISIS occupation. Read more
Clashes broke out between Baathist Syrian Regime forces and Rojava Public Security and Self-Defense units yesterday around 23:00 when regime officials located in the town’s train station, Ellaya prison, and main crossroads forcibly enlisted numerous Arab and Kurdish young men into the Syrian army. In response, Kurdish Public Security and Self-Defense forces took control of these three areas under Syrian army control and arrested tens of Syrian soldiers, which forced the Syrian Regime to free all previously-enlisted youth this morning. Read more
Progress of YPG: Girê Spî (Tell Abyad) Rescue Operation
ROJAVA – There is an expanded war against the terror of ISIS, in the Middle East, and especially in Syria and Iraq. The People’s Defense Units (YPG) plays a deciding role in degrading and defeating this group. The battles are still continuing strongly against ISIS, in order to drive their elements out of Rojava, West Kurdistan and Syria.
In the midst of this bitter struggle against ISIS, and carrying the banner of the confrontation of this group, and defense of all the components of the region, protecting their honor and lives, there are some of the Media which discuss and speak about the battles between our forces and our allies on the one hand and the ISIS group on the other, in an incompatible way with the reality so as to distort the truth of our forces through indicating unfounded charges, and justifying the crimes of the ISIS and wash the gangs’ hands from all the crimes and sins. Read more
YPG General Command called on the inhabitants in the area of the ongoing Operation Commander Rubar Qamishlo to leave the region and go to the Cizîrê Canton to avoid being harmed and used by ISIS gangs as human shields.
In a written statement released Saturday afternoon, YPG General Command pointed out that the ISIS gangs that have been inflicted severe blows in the Operation Commander Rubar Qamishlo have used people as human shields, made the civilian areas unliveable with mines and traps and forced the local people to displacement. Read more
YPG Public Relations Committee, accompanied by Arab tribes’ opinion leaders, visited the villages liberated in the Operation Commander Rubar Qamishlo in Cizîrê Canton and listened to problems of the people who have returned to their villages.
The Committee members visited the villages of E?ra Rezaziyê, M??erfe, Salihiyê, T?l Mecder, Ezzam, Mesla?a and T?rret?r on the foothills of Mount Kizwan and listened to people’s problems and learned about their needs after their returned to their liberated villages. Read more
Fighters of the YPG/YPJ (People’s/Women’s Defense Units) continue inflicting severe blows on ISIS gangs on the 36th day of the military campaign Operation Commander Rubar Qamishlo.
YPG/YPJ fighters have most recently liberated the village of Esal Sherqî to the northeast of the Silûk town, and the villages of Camusi Tebxan and Ebu Heyya 2 km to the town.
Aleppo province: Explosive barrels were dropped on al-Ferdous neighborhood what wounded 5 civilians and caused material damages in civilians properties. Clashes took place between regime forces and rebels in old Aleppo, clashes also took place between the two sides around Hjera Gharbia and al-Rashadia near Khanaser.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: 320,000 people killed since the beginning of the Syrian Revolution