Thursday, October 02, 2014

Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

reuters.com by Isabel Coles and Jonny Hogg
ARBIL Iraq/MURSPITPINAR Turkey  Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Members of the Kurdish security forces stand guard against Islamic State militants (background), behind sandbags on the Mullah Abdullah bridge in southern Kirkuk September 29, 2014.  REUTERS-Ako Rasheed
Members of the Kurdish security forces stand guard against Islamic State militants (background), behind sandbags on the Mullah Abdullah bridge in southern Kirkuk September 29, 2014
(Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists.

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Jeremiah foresaw the rise of the "spirit of the kings of the Medes" -- today the Kurds of Kurdistan -- so as to be able to attack and defeat the army of the "land of Babylon", modern-day Iraq. With the "successes" of the Kurdish forces, their army grows stronger, making such a battle victory in the future that much more probable.

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