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