DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:00 A.M.) – On Sunday, another batch of Kurdish troops left the Peshmerga in order to join the predominately Shiite ‘Popular Mobilization Units’ (PMU) instead. Their defection was approved by PMU chief Haider Al-Ameri himself.

The Peshmerga unit in mentioned is composed of Ezidi fighters from the Sinjar region and calls itself “Mum Qasim Shafan”. Some of the Kurdish volunteers appeared to be very young although their exact age remains unbeknownst to Al-Masdar News.

Less than two weeks ago, the exact same thing happened with another Kurdish unit in western Nineveh, suggesting defections from the Peshmerga to be a common theme after the Kurdish leadership in northern Iraq decided to largely stop clashing with ISIS in November last year.

According to an Iraqi source close to Al-Masdar News, a large portion of the regional Ezidi population is unhappy with the Peshmerga leadership and its close ties to Turkey, prompting widespread demonstrations in the Sinjar region in recent months. Most Ezidis tend to prefer the YPG and PKK instead, the source added.

Earlier today, the PMU officially reached the border with Syria in the Nineveh governorate amid a massive desert blitz offensive which secured some 30 kilometers of territory in barely 24 hours.

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THERE WILL BE SOON CIVIL WAR BEWTWEEN KURDS BCUZ OF USLED COALATION. US IS SUPPORTING PESHMERGA AND PKK AT SAME TIME AND THEY DONT FOLLOW SAME IDEOLOGY . KURDS OF SYRIA SHOULD THINK AND STOP SUPPORTING US TO DIVIDE SYRIA AND STAY WITHIN SYRIA DONT BREAK UP OTHERWISE LOT OF SYRIAN KURDS WILL DIE FROM ALL 3 SIDES FROM TURKEY IRAQ AND SYRIA. SYRIAN KURDS SHOULD NOT BETRAY SYRIA LIKE IRAQI KURDS DID WITH TURKEY HELP.

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US-led coalition? l**o! US didn’t even delivered heavy weapons, neither to Peshmergas, nor to YPG, CJTFOIR does an average 35 air strikes a day and this for both Syria and Iraq. Actually, our 6 Caesar metric-accuracy guns generate more support to ground troops in a day than CJTFOIR does air strikes in a week time. US are f*****g leading nothing, they are posing as if they were doing so with a loud mouth. Kurds betraying? You should give another think to it! Who didn’t even moved the little finger when they were under ISIS attack? Neither SAA nor Iraqi army… Read more »