29/06/2014. Khanaqin, Iraq. A Kurdish peshmerga fighter sits with his AKM assault rifle at a Kurdish peshmerga base in Khanaqin, Iraq.
The peshmerga, roughly translated as those who fight, is at present engaged in fighting ISIS all along the borders of the relatively safe semi-automatous province of Iraqi-Kurdistan. Though a well organised and experienced fighting force they are currently facing ISIS insurgents armed with superior armament taken from the Iraqi Army after they...more »