Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Monday, October 6, 2014


A Kurdish city in Syria has just fallen to Da-esh, that is, "ISIS", and the BBC Arabic is covering it in a flurry of tense reporting.

The city is called Kobane. 

Here's a view of the city:

And this man I think fled from Kobane a few days ago. He said the conditions for the people still there are really bad (they were under seige). And he said they had no weapons.

And here are Kurdish protesters in the Hague calling for action. 

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