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Masrour Barzani: Holding Referendum “a Democratic Right”

BAS News - 2017-09-24 01:43
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that the people of Kurdistan Region are holding a referendum on statehood to exercise their democratic rights. With the countdown already started for Kurdistan’s ind ...

Reps in Baghdad Reaffirm Kurdistan Determined to Run Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-23 18:24
ERBIL- The Senior Referendum Council from the Kurdistan Region reiterated on Saturday that Kurdistan's independence referendum will take place on time, September 25. The council visited Baghdad today after it had already concluded a one-week visit to the ...

Kurdistan’s Independence Vote Not Postponed: Referendum Council

BAS News - 2017-09-23 16:01
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region’s High Council for Elections and Referendum reaffirms that the independence referendum will be held on time, rejecting rumors about its postponement. In a statement On Saturday, High Council for Referendum rejected rumors of ...

DMC Especial operation against IS

ANHA - 2017-09-23 15:03
Deir ez-Zor Military Council Forces carried out an espicial operation againt two cells of IS merceneries in Abo Khashab front east of Deir ez-Zor city, and during this operation, 8 elements of IS mercenaries and 6 smugglers who were trying to provide IS m ...

Women writing their history themselves

ANHA - 2017-09-23 13:08
The co-chair of al-Shahba Administration Council Jihan Khedro stated that women are writing their history by their participation in communes' co-chairs elections in Democratic North-Syria Federation, and expressed her confidence in the communes' female co ...

Official Reaffirms Holding Independence Referendum in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-23 11:25
ERBIL — A member of the Kurdistan Region’s High Referendum Council rejected the rumors that the independence vote will be delayed, stressing that Kirkuk Province won’t be excluded from the vote. Sadiq Jabari, a member of the council, told BasNews there i ...

Al-Azba and Conico factories liberated

ANHA - 2017-09-23 10:36
The fighters of Deir ez-Zor Military Council liberated al-Azba and Conico factories northeast of Deir ez-Zor after a siege imposed on the mercenaries and lasted for two successive days. ...

Violations against Iranian Kurds and Ahwazis raised at UNGA meeting

Roji Kurd - 2017-09-23 00:04
Roji Kurd; On the sidelines of the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a Symposium titled Violations of Rights of non-Persian ethnicities by the Iranian State ‘ has been held. The Tuesday event was organized by the Ahwazi Organization ...

UN Security Council expresses concern over Kurdistan Referendum

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-23 00:02
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Thursday voiced concerns over the Sep. 25 referendum in the Kurdistan Region, claiming it would destabilize the region. “The members of the Security Council expressed c ...

KRG welcomes decision to establish team to investigate ISIS crimes

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-23 00:02
Today the United Nations Security Council unanimously voted to establish a team to assist Iraq in investigating ISIS crimes and holding the terrorist group accountable for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. A Special Adviser will be appoin ...

Afrin politicians voted

ANHA - 2017-09-22 21:36
AFRIN– Each of Rohlat Aref, Meh ed-Din Sheikh Aly, Hevy Mustafa and Othman Sheikh Issa voted the communes’ co-chairs elections in Afrin region. The members of the Executive Body of Democratic North-Syrian Federation Council in Afrin canton Rohlat Aref hea ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurds Seek Peace, But Won't Surrender

BAS News - 2017-09-22 10:33
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani said that they expect the world to recognize all what the Kurds have done for them, in reference to the war against Islamic State (IS). “I think that we have done for the ...

Third Dialogue Workshop in Istanbul successfully completed

KNC Geneva - 2017-09-21 23:03
From 15 to 18 September 2017, the third dialogue workshop organized by EZKS with the Syrian opposition took place in Istanbul. In addition to representatives of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, participants with a Druze, Assyrian and Jesidian backgr ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest: clashes erupted in Sor

ANHA - 2017-09-21 22:41
DEIR EZ-ZOR- Sor area that is located on the Iraqi-Syrian border in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor witnessed on Thursday afternoon strong clashes between Deir ez-Zor Military Council’s fighters and IS mercenaries. Strong clashes erupted on Thursda ...

UN Security Council Passes Resolution to Investigate into IS Crimes

BAS News - 2017-09-21 21:29
ERBIL — The UN Security Council passed a new resolution on Wednesday, supporting the investigation of crimes committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq. The resolution was drafted by the United Kingdom and Iraq, and was supported by all 15 mem ...

Referendum Council: Kurdistan Goes Ahead with Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-21 18:07
ERBIL— The Senior Referendum Council of the Kurdistan Region on Thursday convened and agreed that the referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan Region should take place as scheduled. The meeting, chaired by Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani ...

Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum Certain to Happen: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-21 13:19
ERBIL — A member of the Kurdistan Region’s Referendum Council said that they will continue the dialogue with Baghdad over the disputes, reiterating that the independence vote will be held on time. Mohamad Elkhani, a member of Kurdistan’s High Referendum ...

Al-Tabqa Women Council formed Widows Organization

ANHA - 2017-09-21 11:49
Women Council in al-Tabqa formed "Widows Organization" by the participation of 228 widows from al-Tabqa city and al-Safsafah neighborhood which is east of al-Tabqa city, and Jaabar and Bir al-Sanaa neighborhoods that are located north al-Tabqa city on the ...

EU Parliamentary Group Seeks New Policies on Kurdistan’ Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-20 23:55
ERBIL — The European Friends of Kurdistan in the European Parliament has called on the EU Council to “develop a new strategy” in regards to the Kurdistan Region’s planned independence referendum and its relations with Iraq. “For more than a century, the ...

SDF liberated civilians east of the Euphrates

ANHA - 2017-09-20 14:29
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Deir ez-Zor Military Council liberated hundreds of eastern of the Euphrates villages' people, and they were taken to safe areas. ...

“Al Jazeera Tempest” begins Iraqi border liberation campaign

ANHA - 2017-09-20 12:52
The commander-in-chief of Deir ez-Zor Military Council, Ahmed Abu Khawla, said that the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF) and Deir ez-Zor Military Council are now heading towards Sour area adjacent to the Iraqi border to liberate it from ISIS ...

Plan to expand Al-Tuwaheina camp

ANHA - 2017-09-20 10:50
The Office of Organization Affairs in al-Tabqa Civil Council is preparing to expand Al-Tuwaheina camp, coinciding with the approaching of the rainy season and the possibility of the influx of displaced people from Deir-ez-Zor province in east Syria, as we ...

Gorran MP Expelled by His Party: Source

BAS News - 2017-09-19 20:17
ERBIL— The Change Movement (Gorran) on Tuesday expelled one of its representatives to Kurdistan Parliament, a Gorran official stated. The official who preferred anonymity told BasNews Gorran's National Council annulled the membership of Rabun Maruf with ...

SDF liberated Abu Khawla’s sister

ANHA - 2017-09-19 16:43
The commander of Deir ez-Zor Military Council Ahmad Abu Khawla has met his sister Sumaiya Hamed after more than 5 years as she has been liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from IS mercenaries in Deir ez-Zor city. ...

Kirkuk Council Rejects Baghdad’s Decision to Unseat Governor

BAS News - 2017-09-19 13:55
Provincial Council of Kirkuk voted against Iraqi parliament’s decision ERBIL — Kirkuk Provincial Council rejected on Tuesday the Iraqi parliament’s decision to remove Kirkuk Governor Najmadin Karim from office. The vast majority of Kirkuk Provincial Coun ...

Mohammed Abu Adel in brief

ANHA - 2017-09-18 16:43
Manbij Military Council Mohamed Abu Adel was elected as the general commander of the council in a meeting held yesterday, who is Abu Adel? ...

High Referendum Council says process of independence vote to continue

KurdPress - 2017-09-18 11:04
High Referendum Council of the Kurdistan Region has stated that the process of referendum on independence of the region will continue, few days after representatives from U.N., U.S., U.K., Germany and France suggested alternatives to postpone referendum. ...

Muhammad Abu Adel, MMC new commander

ANHA - 2017-09-18 08:27
The General Command of Manbij Military Council elected Muhammad Abu Adel as a new general commander of Manbij Military Council after the commander Adnan Abu Amjad martyred in August 29 during al-Raqqa liberation campaign. ...

Referendum Council Reiterates Independence Vote Will Be Held as Scheduled

BAS News - 2017-09-17 23:06
ERBIL— The Senior Referendum Council of the Kurdistan Region declared on Sunday that Kurdistan Region will go ahead with its imminent independence referendum, set for September 25. The members of the council convened Sunday evening. Kurdistan Region Pres ...

Kurdistan Referendum Will Not Be Postponed: Senior Council

BAS News - 2017-09-17 17:04
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region's Senior Referendum Council on Saturday announced that the referendum on the independence of Kurdistan will be held on time, as scheduled for 25th September. Today in Erbil's Pirman parish the senior council held a meeting, chaire ...

Opening of pickle factory in Amuda

ANHA - 2017-09-17 15:42
AMUDA- The Council of Martyrs’ Families in Amuda district opened a cooperative association called “Newroz Factory” for pickling, during an opening ceremony. The opening ceremony was attended by the Council of Martyrs’ Families in the district , the Union ...

Popular demand for Deir-ez -Zor residents to join Civil Council

ANHA - 2017-09-17 12:59
The chairman of the Preparatory Committee for the Constituent Assembly of the Deir -ez-Zor Civil Council Ghassan Yousef has explained that they are continuing to hold meetings with the people of Deir -ez-Zor and stressed that their meetings are going thro ...

Ain Issa camp; a safe shelter for refugees

ANHA - 2017-09-14 16:20
Al-Raqqa Civil Council provided the refugees of Ain Issa camp in Ain Issa district with service and support in spite of its limited capabilities while it started suffering from lack of abilities after the flock of Deir ez-Zor refugees towards it. ...

DCC’s Preparatory Committee discusses holding conference with people

ANHA - 2017-09-13 16:34
The head of the Preparatory Committee for the establishment of the Deir –ez-Zor Civil Council said that the purpose of their meeting is to form a special committee to hold meetings for the residents of Deir ez-Zor liberated areas in preparation for holdin ...

Aref: elections’ success means occupation failure

ANHA - 2017-09-12 12:58
A member of the Executive Committee of the Northern Syrian Council Rohlat Aref said that the escalation of the Turkish occupation of his attacks on the region of Afrin aim to thwart the presidential elections for co-chair of the communes , and pointed out ...

In a short time, she trained hundreds of women

ANHA - 2017-09-11 12:20
In order to educate women and help them in all aspects after IS mercenaries were eliminated, a call to women in Ain Issa and the city of al-Raqqa specifically was made, the Women's Committee in al- Raqqa Civil Council opened a Women's House to create a pe ...

Arnaout woman participated in fate decisions”

ANHA - 2017-09-11 12:20
Malak Shaban from Arnaout people expressed her proudness for participating in the first constituent conference of Syrian Women Council and said "our rights were looted in the era of the oppressed regimes, and we are today taking the fate decisions by part ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Finally Resume Sessions Thursday

BAS News - 2017-09-10 18:25
ERBIL— After nearly two years of closure, Kurdistan Parliament will resume its ordinary sessions on Thursday, stated the High Referendum Council. The council met on Sunday and discussed the recent developments and reparations for the vote on independence ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest enter the Industrial City in Deir ez-Zor

ANHA - 2017-09-10 15:46
The Syrian Democratic Forces’ press center pointed out that Deir ez-Zor Military Council and the allied forces have entered the Industrial City in Deir ez-Zor governate, noting that the clashes are still ongoing in the Industrial City. ...

Course started after the martyr “Abu Amjad”

ANHA - 2017-09-10 15:46
The Martyr Ismail Mousa Intellectual Academy opened its ninth training course in the city of Manbij, under the name of the Manbij Military Council’s martyr commander Adnan Abu Amjad which included 44 trainees. ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurds Have Every Right to Self-determination

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that Kurds as a nation “have every right to self-determination” and owning a country of their own. “If you look at our history, we have been mistreated throughou ...

Soon… Cultural Center opened in Ain Issa district

ANHA - 2017-09-09 13:14
The Culture and Art Committee in the Civil Council al- Raqqa is preparing to open a cultural center in the distirct of ​​Ain Issa, and is planning literary, cultural and artistic projects soon. ...

MDC declared “al-Jazeera Tempest” campaign

ANHA - 2017-09-09 13:14
Military Deir ez-Zor Council announced launching the campaign of "al-Jazeera Tempest" to liberate the remaining of the Syrian al-Jazeera(Cizîre) lands, east of Euphrates and the eastern areas from IS mercenaries. ...

1st conference of SWC, essential to unify women’s efforts

ANHA - 2017-09-09 13:14
Syrian writer and poet Rola Hassan pointed out that holding the constituent conference of the Syrian Women Council is the main step to unify women's efforts to achieve their full rights. "We must focus on young women so that we can build a new Syria with ...

Renovating al-Tabqa schools almost completed

ANHA - 2017-09-09 13:14
The Education Committee of the al-Tabqa Civil Council in preparation for the academic year 2017/2018, which will be the first after about 6 years of continuous absence of education in al-Tabqa. ...

[1] Manbij: fuel used for heating distributed on people

ANHA - 2017-09-09 13:14
MANBIJ – The Western Line Council in Manbij has started distributing the diesel fuel for the winter season on the people in the western neighborhoods of the city. And allocated to each family the amount of 220 liters of fuel for 1,050 S.P. as an initial ...

Women in al-Tabqa rapidly heading towards economic independence

ANHA - 2017-09-09 09:11
The Women's Council of al-Tabqa started working on the project of opening a women's sewing workshop to strengthen the popular heritage of women. The first work of the workshop will be the sewing school uniforms for students, coinciding with the beginning ...
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