Kobani, alternatively spelled kobane, is a kurdish town that sits on the turkishsyrian border in the kurdish region of syria. On the first day in the editing suite, the editor dropped the hard disk. Musa herdem, also known as musa the sniper, was an iranian kurdish ypg fighter who gained significant media attention during the siege of kobane in 2014 born in rojhelat, iran, in selmas near urmiye, herdem spoke fluent kurmanci and sorani as well as persian and turkish. Sep 30, 2015 the biggest morale booster to the ypg fighters in kobani, however, was musa the sniper. Saving the city of kobani from falling to isis video abc news. Sep 27, 2014 us military releases new video of isis strikes near kobani cf18 hornets fly in formation on their the departure for operation impact, in cold lake, alberta on tuesday october 21, 2014. In turkey, the situation in kobani triggered violent clashes between rival groups in over a third of the countrys provinces, with 31 killed, according to interior minister efkan ala, reuters reported. After the liberation of kobani, i went around and found all my targets laying dead amid the ruins.
As he fights the is occupation, he shares his hopes and fears for the future of his country. In may, 9th year pupils went to aleppo for examinations, she said. Turkish officials refuse to intervene unilaterally, as they are concerned they would become involved in syrias bloody war. Food, supplies, childrens formula, and medicine are on the list of prohibited. Booby traps, suicide bombers left by is make hard going.
Turkey says iraqi kurdish fighters cross into syria for. It looks like we dont have a synopsis for this title yet. Washington the us military believes it has killed several hundred islamic state fighters in air strikes in and around the syrian town of kobani, a pentagon spokesman said on wednesday. He came back to the netherlands with his hardwon footage and then disaster.
The sniper of kobani 2016 full movie download full hd. Watch the sniper of kobani full movie in hd visit haron is a kurdish sniper operating within the syrian town of. May 11, 2015 thick smoke from an airstrike by the u. Kobani has been under systematic attack by isis for a month a half. In his hideout, he reflects on his hopes and nightmares. As a result of the ongoing conflict between the selfstyled islamic state is and kurdish security forces, kobani s current population is unknown. Musa herdem, also known as musa the sniper, was an iranian kurdish ypg fighter who gained significant media attention during the siege of kobane in 2014. The reticent soldier in question is haron, a kurdish sniper who has come to the occupied syrian border town of kobani to join the resistance against isis. Before isis militants surrounded the syrian city, it had flourished as a place of tolerance and free speech. Nov 18, 2016 video archive for the film radio kobani, which has a domestic theatrical release in the year of 2016. There is currently one video available for the film, of which one and only one is a trailer, as listed below. One of the people who tried to make his way from kobani to europe is abdullah kurdi. With the sniper of kobani 2015 dosky achieved his international breakthrough, earning awards in canada, brazil, the netherlands, egypt, italy, japan and mexico among others. Saving the city of kobani from falling to isis video abc.
Air forces 9th expeditionary bomb squadron relentlessly hit islamic state fighters in eastern kobani from the air. Haron is a kurdish sniper operating within the syrian town of kobani. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The young woman is a sniper near the now legendary town of kobani, where she shares her weapon with housewives and farmers alike. By clicking on continue you confirm that you are 18 years and over. The consequences of the battle for kobani the new yorker.
A kurdish man holds up a weapon as he tours with others the streets of ras alain in celebration, after it was reported that kurdish forces took control of the syrian town of kobani, jani 26, 2015. After all, he uses his rifle to protect kobani s inhabitants from the advancing islamic state. Kurd militia says isis is expelled from kobani the new. Growing up in selmas, a mixed city of armenians, assyrians, kurds, and azeris, he had a tough upbringing. Kurds are celebrating after flushing islamic state militants out of the town of kobani, but victory is not yet certain in their campaign to cement hardwon autonomy in northern syria. The biggest morale booster to the ypg fighters in kobani, however, was musa the sniper. Just click the edit page button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the synopsis submission guide. Nov 14, 2014 former school teacher turned sniper viyan peyman talks to nbcs richard engel about why she decided to stay in kobani and participate in the fight against isis, saying its especially.
At night, however, a sniper with night vision leads the attack because only he can see the target. After kobani victory, troops feel isis threat at home wary b1 bomber crew members reflect on helping retake the strategic syrian town. Syrias kurds celebrate after winning kobani, but self. Nov 17, 2014 an explosion following an air strike is seen in central kobani in syria, november 17, 2014. With the sniper of kobani 2015 dosky achieved his international breakthrough, earning.
Feb 06, 2015 syrias kurds celebrate after winning kobani, but selfrule far off. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading koban. Documentary out of the smoke and dust of battle came radio kobani, the brainchild of 20yearold dilovan. B1 pilots describe bombing campaign against isis in kobani. Feb 17, 2015 for four months, the b1b bombers of the u.
The camp was better equipped than anything the kurdish authorities were capable of. By the first half of 2015, the ypg had connected jazeera and kobani. Jan 30, 2015 this week kurdish forces took full control of kobani, a syrian town near the turkish border, after months of bombardment by islamic state. German, french, italian, spanish, polish, rumanian, dutch, hungarian, portuguese. The most air strikes in a single day since bombings. He was himself killed earlier this year in the kobani region. The strategic border town of kobani has been beseiged by islamic state militants since midseptember forcing more than 200,000 people to flee. We are so proud the women who died defending kobani. A memoir by an iranian deserter turned kurdish sniper who picked off 250 islamic state. Isis, turkey, and the battle for kobani the new yorker. Isis also deliberately targeted civilians in a june 2015 attack on the northern syrian city of kobani ain alarab in arabic killing between 233 and 262 civilians.
Smoke rises over kobani, in northern syria, following fighting between the islamic state in iraq and alsham and kurdish armed groups, october 9, 2014. Isis fighters lose kobani in win for obamas iraq strategy. Former school teacher turned sniper viyan peyman talks to nbcs richard engel about why she decided to stay in kobani and participate in the fight against isis, saying its especially. This week kurdish forces took full control of kobani, a syrian town near the turkish border, after months of bombardment by islamic state. Isis now controls 40% of kobani top us official rt world news. Mona mahmood speaks to four kurdish families about the.
Central command said the us military had conducted 5 total airstrikes in kobani to date, killing hundreds of fighters while slowing the groups advances into the city. Kobani lay in ruins, and isis was still launching attacks nearby, leaving the refugees unable to return home. The video showed trucks loaded with several dead bodies driving slowly down a narrow street, with townspeople, including children, lining the streets to cheer on the kurdish forces. The us is taking full advantage of isis fighters gathering. Rise of the kobani kindle edition by bennett, stephen w. In the midst of the ruins, he shows his hideout and reflects on his profession, his dreams as well as his. Members of the kurdish peoples protection committees, which defended kobani against the islamic state with help from coalition airstrikes.
Video uploaded to the internet on thursday claimed to show the bodies of dead isis fighters being driven through the streets of ras alayn, a town in syria to the east of kobani. Kobani was not nearly as important to the islamic states advance as mosul in iraq or raqqa in syria, both of which it succeeded in seizing. The pkks fateful choice in northern syria crisis group. Isis now controls 40% of kobani top us official rt. After all, he uses his rifle to protect kobanis inhabitants from the advancing islamic state. Reber dosky 12 2015 netherlands kurdish english and spanish subtitled audience vote 7. After victory over isis in kobani, pride and precautions for.
The sniper of kobani is a portrait of haron, a kurdish fighter who came to the syrian town of kobani to end the is occupation. F or a daytime assault, a sniper picks a high place such as a building or a hill and covers the advancing soldiers from behind. Reber dosky 2015 a tall, slim man walks the ruined city streets with a rifle nonchalantly slung over his shoulder. Us military releases new video of isis strikes near kobani. Kurd militia says isis is expelled from kobani the new york. The sniper of kobani 2016 full movie download full hd youtube. Ihave had many names, but as a sniper i went by azad, which means free or. Earlier this month, secretary of state john kerry said the united states would not act to prevent the islamic state from seizing kobani because the syrian kurdish town was not a strategic. Musa is credited with hundreds of kills in kobani alone.
A kurdish fighter sits in the rubble of the syrian town of kobani. The siege of kobani was launched by the islamic state of iraq and the levant on september. Rudaw is a broadcast and digital news network based in the kurdistan region of iraq, publishing in english, kurdish, arabic, and turkish. Haj amina, 55, a kurdish refugee from kobani, is comforted by other women as she mourns during the funeral of five kurdish, kobani fighters. Dead isis fighters paraded through streets near kobani as.
Still, capturing kobani would have given the group. Islamic state attacks kobani and proregime troops in. A young kurdish woman, dilovan took it upon herself to document the final days of is control, and the stories of refugees. Presented at idfa 2015 an unhurried glance into the soul of a kurdish sniper named haron. Oct 15, 2014 washington the us military believes it has killed several hundred islamic state fighters in air strikes in and around the syrian town of kobani, a pentagon spokesman said on wednesday. Farhad shami, a kurdish activist in kobani reached by phone from beirut, said the town was relatively quiet on sunday apart from sniper fire. Warning thread the lone kurdish sniper fighting is in kobani might contain content that is not suitable for all ages.
The kurdish defence forces managed to retake 50 of the villages. Most of kobani is destroyed, with unexploded shells and twisted hunks of cars strewn along the streets. Syrian kurds have reacted with outrage to a video showing the body of a female kurdish fighter who was killed in battle during the a turkishled offensive. As a result of the ongoing conflict between the selfstyled islamic state is and kurdish security forces, kobanis current population is unknown. Jan 27, 2015 kurd militia says isis is expelled from kobani. The sniper of kobani 2016 changes the movie database. Syrias kurds celebrate after winning kobani, but selfrule. Kobani latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times. Staying in kobani, put up a fight for the independence of the kurds in northern syria.
After victory over isis in kobani, pride and precautions. Barzan iso, a journalist based in kobani, said he saw the airdrop, which included antitank missiles, sniper rifles, large amounts of artillery shells and medicine. Journeyman pictures radio kobani 2016 hdtv 1920x1080. On the way from turkey to greece his rubber boat, on which he was smuggled, was drowned and he lost his wife and two kids. November 23, 2015 there is an extraordinary backstory to reber doskys the sniper of kobani. Explore kobani map, history and news the kurdish project. The hairdresser has lots of questions, but haron reveals little and heads back to work. Around the same time as the kobani attack, the group launched an assault on the northeastern city of hasakah, aided by militias previously aligned with the syrian president, bashar alassad. The inside story of the kurdish snipers who broke isis. Haron works as a sniper, amidst the enormous ruins of the city. Kurdish fighters in the syrian border town of kobani appeared poised monday to deal a decisive defeat to islamic state militants after months of street clashes and u. To make the film, the kurdishdutch filmmaker travelled to kobani at a time when islamic state was in control of most of the northern syrian city. The isil fighters were backed up by snipers, heavy machine gun fire, and shelling from mistanour hill. Haron is a kurdish sniper and receives a very respectful welcome as he enters a hair salon.1551 1489 609 1436 174 404 832 68 1587 235 393 1063 358 481 792 328 1471 730 1062 734 671 1564 1393 777 426 1253 1238 1187 646 374 903 990 1020