Famous Female Kurdish Fighter KIA

From The Daily Mail: A woman fighter dubbed the ‘Kurdish Angelina Jolie‘ for her resemblance to the Hollywood superstar has died fighting ISIS, it has been claimed. Asia Ramazan Antar was among the ranks of the all-female Women’s Protection Units – a Kurdish group battling ISIS near Syria’s border with Turkey.

September 9, 2016
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Women’s Rights Restored As ISIS Kicked Out Of City

From BBC: “I feel joy and [it is like a] dream I am dreaming. I cannot believe it, I cannot believe it. Things I saw no one saw,” a woman said screaming and fainting, according to Reuters. Another woman thanked the fighters that had set them free: “You are our children, you are our heroes, you are the blood of our hearts, you are our eyes. Go out, Daesh [Arabic…

August 16, 2016
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Unit of Kurdish Women Take Fight to ISIS

From The Daily Mail: Xate Shingali, 30, who performed traditional Yazidi folklore music all over northern Iraq, was granted special permission to form the unit by the Kurdish President. She formed the brigade on July 2 and has since recruited 123 female fighters aged between 17 – the minimum age required to join – and 30. Speaking from the Sharya refugee camp, just outside Dohuk,¬†Xate said the male Kurdish fighters…

August 24, 2015
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