Family Returns to Recaptured Kobane Village

Collection with 25 media items created by Bedir

Syria 16 Feb 2015 00:00

The Rashad Muslim family returns to their village of Qara Maga, east of Kobane, after it was recently recaptured by Kurdish YPG and YPJ forces from ISIS. While the city of Kobane has fallen to Kurdish forces, many of the surrounding villages remain under the control of ISIS and Kurdish forces are now in the midst of campaign capture the villages as well. 

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Villagers return to Kobanî 01
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Children from the Rashad Muslim family, the first family to return to the village of Qera Mag after liberated it was recaptured by YPG and YPJ fighters, play inside their garden. Qara Mag is located east of Kobane and its recapture was part of an ongoing operation to recapture Kobane's surrounding villages from ISIS.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 02
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Children from the Rashad Muslim family, the first family to return to the village of Qera Mag after liberated it was recaptured by YPG and YPJ fighters, play inside their garden. Qara Mag is located east of Kobane and its recapture was part of an ongoing operation to recapture Kobane's surrounding villages from ISIS.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 03
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Children from the Rashad Muslim family, the first family to return to the village of Qera Mag after liberated it was recaptured by YPG and YPJ fighters, play inside their garden. Qara Mag is located east of Kobane and its recapture was part of an ongoing operation to recapture Kobane's surrounding villages from ISIS.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 04
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

ISIS words wrote on the walls of the house of the Rashad Muslim family. The writing reads: "The state of the Islamic caliphate". "Khatab al Bosni" (Khatab the Bosnian).

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Title photo for the collection
Villagers return to Kobanî 06
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Mother and children from the Rashad Muslim family in their village of Qara Mag.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 07
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

ISIS words wrote on the walls of the house of the Rashad Muslim family. Writing reads: "Allahu Akbar" (God is Great)

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Villagers return to Kobanî 08
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Members of the Rashad Muslim family stand next to a YPG fighter.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 10
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

YPG fighter plays with child from the Rashad Muslim family in the freshly recaptured village of Qara Maga.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 11
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Rashad Muslim serves tea in the garden of his home.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 12
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

General view of Qera Mag village. East Kobane city, Qera Mag was recently recaptured by from ISIS by YPG and YPJ fighters.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 13
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

A Kurdish man protects his village of Qera mag, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 14
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

A Kurdish man brings home bread his village of Qera mag, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 15
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

A Kurdish man stands beside a YPG check point in the village of Qera Mag, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 16
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

A child from the Rashad Muslim family climbs a wall at his house wall.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 17
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

A child from the Rashad Muslim family climbs a wall at his house wall.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 18
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

Children from the Rashad Muslim family, the first family to return to the village of Qera Mag after liberated it was recaptured by YPG and YPJ fighters, play inside their garden. Qara Mag is located east of Kobane and its recapture was part of an ongoing operation to recapture Kobane's surrounding villages from ISIS.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 21
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

Rockets in front of a house in Qera mag village, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 22
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

Destroyed military vehicles in Qera Mag village, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 23
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

Destroyed military vehicles in Qera Mag village, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 24
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
16 Feb 2015

Destroyed military vehicles in Qera Mag village, east of Kobane.

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Villagers return to Kobanî 25
Kobanî, Syria
By Bedir
17 Feb 2015

Rashad Muslim at his house in the village of Qera Mag after returning with his family. Rashad Muslim's family was the first to return to the village after it was recaptured from ISIS by Kurdish YPG and YPJ forces.