Kurdistan's female fighters
The BBC published a story 15 July 2014 at www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east/ describing how the Kurdish Peshmerga security forces have within their ranks elite units of highly trained female fighters.
At a military facility on the outskirts of Sulaimaniya, BBC reporter Shaimaa Khalil met with members of one of these all-female units, as they prepared to go to the frontline of a simmering conflict with Muslim jihadist terrorists from the Islamic State (IS) insurrection in Iraq and Syria.
|The Peshmerga say they are determined to protect Kurdistan and the Kurdish people|
"They've been trained with SWAT teams and with the special forces. Some have already fought alongside their male colleagues on the frontline and I'm sending others to Kirkuk soon," Khalil quoted Col Rashid as saying.
|The women will be part of a mission to secure the city of Kirkuk and its surrounding oil fields|
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Looks like the Kurds are serious about defending their homeland. My guess is any Iraqi soldiers or IS rebels who take on these Peshmerga fighters will be running into the teeth of the tiger.
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