Al-Bab Military Council Creates All Female Batallion to Fight ISIS
November 8, 2016: Al-Bab Military Council announced on Monday the establishment of its first all-female battalion. The two-month-old council is a joint Kurdish-Arab initiative, affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces. The council has been trying to extend its ranks by incorporating fighters from different religious and ethnic communities. Now, that recruitment drive has been expanded to include women. See full story: Inspired by Kurdish Units, Al-Bab Military Council Creates All Female Batallion (ARA News)
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