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Women intensive activity in al-Tabqa prior to November 2

ANHA - 2017-11-21 14:13
AL-TABQA- At its first activity, the Women Organization in the Youth and Sport Committee in the Democratic Civil Administration of al-Tabqa city published leaflets that call for combating violence against women. The leaflets distributed in al-Tabqa city c ...

Electoral introductory meetings held in Afrin villages

ANHA - 2017-11-21 14:13
AFRIN – The Democratic Society Movement in Afrin canton held meetings series for the Afrin area residents, in which they explained the content of the Democratic Nation’s list and its purpose from the elections. They also called on the people to go to the ...

DCP: Our common goals are managing region and organizing it

ANHA - 2017-11-21 11:00
A member of the Presidential Body of the Democratic Conservatives Party Basman al-Assaf said that they joined the Democratic Nation’s list because the objectives of their party is shared with all the participating parties' objectives in the list. ...

Jamaican Shipwreck: Will Merkel Go Down with the Ship?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-11-21 07:22
For more than a month, representatives of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), have been engaged in preliminary discussions about creating a coalition governme ...

” Revolt” continuing, Arab Youth Movement distributes leaflets

ANHA - 2017-11-20 13:07
AL-SHAHBA-The Young Arab Democratic Movement and the Young Women’s Union distributed leaflets under the slogan “Freedom of the Leader Apo is ours, the presence of the leader Apo of ours” in the context of the “Revolt” campaign demanding the disclosure of ...

Sico: “Right person in right place” is our goal

ANHA - 2017-11-20 11:12
NEWS DESK – Secretary-General of the Kurdish Democratic Party in Syria, Abdul Karim Sico has stressed that the Democratic Nation List will work to put the right person in the right place. The Secretary-General of the Kurdish Democratic Party in Syria, Abd ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Abducts Two KDP Members in Pirde, SE Erbil

BAS News - 2017-11-19 17:13
ERBIL — The Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi abducted on November 14 two members of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Pirde town, 50 km to the southeast of Erbil. Confidential sources told BasNews that Hashd al-Shaabi militias abducted Ba ...

Oso: PKK sacrificed thousands of martyrs to liberate oppressed peoples

ANHA - 2017-11-19 12:06
The administrative in the Democratic Community academies Abdul Ghani Oso said that Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has sacrificed thousands of martyrs for sake of the freedom of the oppressed peoples, and without the ideas and sacrifices of the martyrs of t ...

Rubble still removed in the al-Tabqa

ANHA - 2017-11-19 12:06
AL-TABQA- The works of rubble removal in al-Tabqa city are still ongoing at an accelerated pace in more than one place in the city. Al-Tabqa Organization for Relief and Development in the Democratic Civil Administration have received the task of rubble re ...

Kofan Kanaan: Elections are historic stage for North Syria people

ANHA - 2017-11-19 10:28
The secretary of the Rojava Democratic Party, Kofan Kanaan has explained that while Syria is undergoing critical crises, holding democratic elections would be the greatest victory for the people of North Syria appealing to the people of North Syria to par ...

KDP Faction Returns to Iraqi Parliament

BAS News - 2017-11-19 03:46
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction has decided to send its lawmakers back to the Iraqi parliament, said an MP. The Kurdish lawmakers will attend Sunday’s parliamentary session in Baghdad, according to MP Shakhawan Abdullah. Following th ...

Pictures: Yezidi Family of Eight Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2017-11-18 18:26
ERBIL — A Kurdish Yezidi family, consisting of eight members, were freed from the Islamic State (IS) by by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Deir al-Zor in northern Syria. SDF forces on Saturday managed to rescue a Yezidi family from the ...

Fundraising campaign to support Rojhilat started in Girkê Legê

ANHA - 2017-11-18 14:30
Kurdish Red Crescent in Girkê Legê district launched a campaign to raise funds for the victims of the earthquake that hit areas in Başûr and Rojhalat Kurdistan, while the Council of Democratic Society Movement confirmed its support for the campaign in a s ...

Attacks against HDP are ongoing

ANHA - 2017-11-18 13:47
NEWS DESK- The Turkish police have raided Co-chair of the Democratic Peoples Party’s (HDP) house in the Bagçli Afler Muhammed Qara Dag district and have arrested him. The Justice and Development Government continues its attacks on the Democratic Peoples P ...

Secret meetings between Baghdad and Hewlêr

ANHA - 2017-11-18 13:47
NEWS DESK– Media sources said that secret meetings are carried out between the Iraqi Government and the government of Başûr Region “South Kurdistan.” According to media sources of Kurdistan Democratic Party PDK, a parliamentary in the State of Law in Iraq ...

2nd largest oil field, 4 strategic villages liberated within a week

ANHA - 2017-11-18 10:21
The Syrian Democratic Forces achieved a remarkable development during the past week, and managed to liberate one of the most important oil fields in the region (Al-Tenk field), which is considered the second largest oil field after al-Omar field. ...

Al-Rahbah turned to reconstructing basis

ANHA - 2017-11-18 10:21
Since days, blacksmiths, carpentry and construction workshops have started at the instructions of the financial committee in al-Tabqa Democratic Civil Administration reconstructing the establishment known by the name of al-Rahbah al-Markaziyah that is loc ...

Massoud Barzani may step down, a potential blow to his ruling family

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Longtime Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani has been president of the northern autonomous region since 2005 and has seen his family-dominated Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) only grow in influence since. Last mo ...

Clashes erupted southeast al-Tanak field, 2 IS vehicles destroyed

ANHA - 2017-11-17 20:49
IS mercenaries launched fierce clashes against Syrian Democratic Forces' (SDF) sites that are 10 km southeast of al-Tanak field for petrol, and near the Iraqi borders. Moreover, the fighters repelled and destroyed a booby-trapped vehicle and another armor ...

To build a free and democratic Syria participated in the elections”

ANHA - 2017-11-17 13:57
Arab and Kurdish tribal leaders in the Canton of Gire sipi ( Tel –Abyed ) have appealed children and compenents in the Canton head to ward the polls to vote and choose their candidates who will serve the people and fulfilling their demands for living away ...

Call for separate hearings against HDP co-chairs Mr Selahattin Demirtaş and Ms Figen Yüksekdağ as well as hearings of co-mayor of Diyarbakır, Ms. Gültan Kışanak, and co-chair of Democratic Regions Party (DBP), Ms. Sebahat Tuncel

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2017-11-17 06:05
Dear Madam / Sir, Please find below two invitation letters regarding separate hearings of the legal cases against HDP co-chairs Mr Selahattin Demirtaş and Ms Figen Yüksekdağ as well as hearings of co-mayor of Diyarbakır, Ms. Gültan Kışanak, and co-chair o ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest advances in 2 axes, 34 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-11-16 20:43
DEIR EZ-ZOR- Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign continues progressing in the countryside of Deir ez-Zor, and during the clashes that erupted on Thursday, 34 IS mercenaries were killed. Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign that was launched by Syrian Democratic Forces (SD ...

Raids in Wan… arresting co-chair of municipality, a member of HDP

ANHA - 2017-11-15 15:11
NEWS DESK- Turkish police raided the home of municipality co-chair of Wan city of the Democratic Peoples Party (HDP), Handan Bagci, and the Democratic People’s Party (HDP), Handan Karakwan. The co-chair of Wan municipality Handan Bagci was arrested by Tur ...

SDF hand over security tasks in in al- Mashleb to Security Forces

ANHA - 2017-11-15 12:46
The Syrian Democratic Forces handed over the security maintaining tasks in al-Mashleb neighborhood in Al-Raqqa to the Internal Security Forces after completing the cleaning of the entire area of mines planted by IS mercenaries in the neighborhood before r ...

Removing rubble in al-Tabqa, a beginning of construction

ANHA - 2017-11-15 12:46
The workshops of the Executive Council of the Democratic Autonomous Administration in al-Tabqa area are continuing work in the rubble removal of " al-Tabqa Shrine Martyrs" to complete removals elsewhere in the city once the work is completed in the shrine ...

Security Forces hand over security tasks in al- Mashleb

ANHA - 2017-11-15 11:06
The Syrian Democratic Forces handed over the security maintaining tasks in al-Mashleb neighborhood in Al-Raqqa to the Internal Security Forces after completing the cleaning of the entire area of mines planted by IS mercenaries in the neighborhood before r ...

KDP’s secretary: we will join elections serving Syrian North people

ANHA - 2017-11-14 12:56
The secretary of Kurdish Democratic Party (the Party) in Syria and the member of Kurdish National Coalition’s presidency Neser al-Din Ibrahim said that they are a part of Democratic North-Syria Federation, and they will join the elections that are suppose ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest: al-Shel village liberated, 11 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-11-14 10:19
DEIR EZ-ZOR- The fighters of al-Jazeera Tempest liberated al-Shel al-Gharby village southeast of Deir ez-Zor from IS mercenaries. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters carried out on Sunday night a military operation to liberate al-Shel al-Gharby vi ...

KCD calls for people of world to help Başûr, Rojhilat people

ANHA - 2017-11-13 16:08
Democratic Society Conference (KCD) appealed, by a statement, to all the Kurdish and peoples in the world to provide help to Başûr and Rojhilat Kurdistan’s people after the earthquake that stroke the area, and resulted in killing hundreds of civilians. ...

Les SDF entren al camp petrolífer de Tanaq

KurdisCat - 2017-11-13 14:47
L'operatiu s'emmarca en la campanya militar 'Tempesta de Jazira' de les Forces Democràtiques Sirianes (Syrian Democratic Forces, SDF). La zona d'extracció està situada a 35 quilòmetres a l'est de Deir ez Zor, Síria. Les línies defensives de l'Estat Islàm ...

HDP’s Osman Baydemir Released Shortly after Being Detained in Istanbul

BAS News - 2017-11-12 21:20
ISTANBUL — Kurdish politician and spokesperson for the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Osman Baydemir, was released on Sunday after being shortly detained by Turkish authorities in Istanbul. Baydemir was arrested at 16:45 local time after ar ...

Bersoum: federalism is the sole guarantor of Syrian integrity

ANHA - 2017-11-12 14:24
HOGIR NAJJAR-AZAD SEFO NEWS DESK- The Co-chair of the Executive Body of the North Syria Democratic Federalism Sanherib Bersoum stated that the federalism project is the sole guarantor of the Syrian integrity, noting that the Electoral High Commission and ...

Opening of War-wounded House in al-Tabqa area

ANHA - 2017-11-12 14:24
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have opened a house for fighters who were wounded during the fighting with IS mercenaries on several fronts in northern Syria and Kobani. The War-wounded are expected to join the training courses within the house. ...

Re-building Raqqa al-Samra bridge tomorrow

ANHA - 2017-11-11 16:09
AL-RAQQA– The committee charged by al-Raqqa Civil Council will resume the rebuilding of the bridge of Raqqa al-Samra bridge, which was destroyed by mercenaries before the liberation of the city by Syrian Democratic Forces. Raqqa al-Sammar bridge is the li ...

Les SDF conquereixen la ciutat de Markadah, Síria

KurdisCat - 2017-11-10 01:17
Les Forces Democràtiques Sirianes (Syrian Democratic Forces, SDF) han conquerit, tanmateix, 24 localitats sirianes en una ofensiva. L'Islamic State (Estat Islàmic, IS) havia llençat un atac sobre els camps de petroli d'Al Umar però les unitats implicades ...

A number of mercenaries’ warehouses found in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-11-08 14:27
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) found a number of Russian and homemade rockets and some weapons and ammunition, as well as tools used to beheading civilians in warehouses that belong to IS mercenaries. ...

PYD Hampers ENKS Conference, Arrests Two KDP-S Leaders in Rojava

BAS News - 2017-11-08 10:25
ERBIL — Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian Kurdish ruling party in the Syrian Kurdistan region (Rojava), arrested two senior members of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) on Tuesday. On Tuesday, the PYD security forces arrested promine ...

Military Operations Won’t Resolve Erbil-Baghdad Issues: KDP

BAS News - 2017-11-07 18:31
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council met on Tuesday and discussed the current political and military situation in Kurdistan Region and the internal party’s issues. President Barzani chaired an inclusive meeting of the KDP Leade ...

A refugee: Most mercenaries fled to Turkey

ANHA - 2017-11-07 10:55
A refugee from the town of al-Ashara in the Deir –ez-Zor city said that " IS mercenaries are floundering like rats in front of the strikes they receive from Syrian Democratic Forces, pointing out that most of the IS mercenaries had fled to Turkey. ...

Manbij Defense Committee opened door joining Self-Defense Duty

ANHA - 2017-11-06 16:34
The Defense Committee of the Executive Council of the Democratic Civil Administration in Manbij city has issued a statement announcing opening the door for joining Self-Defense Duty within Manbij city and its countryside. ...

Coalition Delivers Another 120 Trucks of Military Supplies to SDF

BAS News - 2017-11-06 14:04
ERBIL — The US-led Global Coalition has recently delivered 120 trucks loaded with heavy armament and armored vehicles to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). "The US has supplied us with Hummer armored vehicles and heavy armament for the Deir ...

SDF help civilians, regime obstructs

ANHA - 2017-11-05 17:17
NEWS DESK- The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights stated that the regime forces pull the chain on the civilians in Howayja Qate of the Euphrates River, and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) strive at helping the civilians to reach the eastern banks of the Eu ...

Adlib people: We believe SDF would liberate our city

ANHA - 2017-11-04 15:09
The Adlib people who displaced to Aleppo assured that their hopes related to Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to rescue them from the oppression of the Turkish occupation army and restore freedom to the city. ...

Clashes erupted between Popular Crowd, IS in Syrian lands

ANHA - 2017-11-04 15:09
NEWS DESK- Clashes broke out between the Iraqi Popular Crowd and IS mercenaries inside Syrian lands east of al-Bokmal city opposite to al- Qaem city amid the displacement of thousands towards the areas liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The Syri ...

How a Raqqa family survived ISIS rule

CNN - 2017-11-04 14:29
Najah al-Hamid ripped open her black abaya, almost hysterical in her relief as she and her children threw themselves at the feet of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Kurdish-majority militia that expelled ISIS from Raqqa. ...

Kurdish Filmmaker Appeals to MPAA, Seeks Support for Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-11-04 01:50
ERBIL — Well-known Kurdish filmmaker Shawkat Amin Kurki has sent an open letter to the Chairperson of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), explaining the pressures imposed on Kurdistan in retaliation for practicing democratic rights. Kurki s ...

Turkey Sentences Kurdish Lawmaker to 10 Years Imprisonment

BAS News - 2017-11-03 20:41
ERBIL — A court in Diyarbakir sentenced on Friday a Kurdish lawmaker to 10 years in prison over terrorism charges. Selma Irmak, a member of the Turkish parliament from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), was convicted of having links to the ...

Hiding in the dark: How one Raqqa family survived ISIS rule

CNN - 2017-11-03 18:52
Najah al-Hamid ripped open her black abaya, almost hysterical in her relief as she and her children threw themselves at the feet of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Kurdish-majority militia that expelled ISIS from Raqqa. ...

Demo in Sweden to commemorate to Kobani resistance

ANHA - 2017-11-02 15:31
NEWS DESK– The Kurdish community in Sweden organized a demonstration commemorating the resistance of Kobani at the invitation of the Democratic Union Party and youth organizations. a number of Swedish parties also participated in the demonstration. Repres ...

Kurds Without Border to shed light on human rights violation in Kurdistan

ANHA - 2017-11-02 10:43
QAMIŞLO- The Kurds Without Border institution opened an office in Qamişlo city in Cizîre region, and it aims at spreading the human rights’ culture and reinforcing its principles and values. The representatives of the Democratic Autonomous Administration ...

Jazira Storm Campaign: Bagara village liberated by SDF

ANHA - 2017-11-02 01:38
DEIR EZZOR – Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue making gains against ISIS in the Jazira Storm Campaign. The village of Bagara has been liberated, it was reported today. After liberating the village of Igêdat, SDF fighters headed for t ...

Turkey Sentences HDP Lawmaker to 1 Year Imprisonment

BAS News - 2017-11-01 20:55
ERBIL — A court in Diyarbakir on Wednesday sentenced a Kurdish opposition lawmaker to 11 months and 20 days in prison for insulting a public servant. MP Ziya Pir is from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). The court overruled an appeal by Pi ...

Only 20 Yezidi Abductees Liberated During Raqqa Operation

BAS News - 2017-11-01 19:50
DUHOK — Since the beginning of the Raqqa operation by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and US-led Coalition, only 20 Kurdish Yezidi abductees have been freed from Islamic State (IS). Hussein Qaidi, Director of Yezidi Abductees Affairs in Duhok, told Ba ...

Turkish authorities arrest 3 HDP members

ANHA - 2017-11-01 16:14
NEWSDESK- Turkish police has raided this morning several houses of Othmania city, and arrested 3 members of the Democratic Peoples Party. The members arrested by the Turkish police are “Kamiran Babrak, Abdullah Torhan and Birsen Karatash”. The reason beh ...

“Kobani’s resistance opened way to victories in north Syria”

ANHA - 2017-11-01 12:40
The North Syria Democratic Federation’s Executive Body of the Constituent Council pointed out that the resistance of Kobani opened the way for political and military victories and achievements in north Syria, and the federation of north Syria is the appro ...

2 villages in Deir ez-Zor liberated

ANHA - 2017-11-01 12:40
NEWS DESK- The fighters of al-Jazeera Tempest campaign in Deir ez-Zor liberated al-Agidat and al-Tallabah villages from IS mercenaries, and the fighters continue progressing forward. In spite of the bad weather, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue pro ...

KDP Branch Office in Sulaymaniyah Attacked

BAS News - 2017-10-31 20:13
SULAYMAANIYAH - Unknown armed men opened fire at the branch office of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Sulaymaniyah overnight on Monday, officials confirmed. As a result of the attack, the building sustained minor damages with no casualties, head of K ...

Strong clashes in Deir ez-Zor’s Harka village

ANHA - 2017-10-31 15:24
DEIR EZ-ZOR- In the meantime, there are strong clashes between the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces and IS mercenaries in the Harka village. Al-Jazeera Tempest’s 52-day campaign continues at high-paced momentum with the fighters advancing. In the ...

Tomorrow, al-Tabqa is witnessing a historic event

ANHA - 2017-10-31 15:24
The Democratic Civil Administration’s Executive Council will be announced on Wednesday in al- Tabqa after the two co –chairs in charge of the composition of the council finished their work. ...

PYD: Ocalan represents people’s voice and will of Middle East

ANHA - 2017-10-31 15:24
GIRKÊ LEGÊ– Members of the Democratic Union Party in Girkê Legê district demanded the Turkish state to disclose the health and safety of the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan, in a statement. Dozens of the Democratic Union Party members have gathered ...

KDP Condemns the Attack Against PUK Branch Office in Zakho

BAS News - 2017-10-29 23:22
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has condemned the attack on a political branch office belonging to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Zakho. In an official statement released on Sunday, the KDP describes the action as a subversive att ...
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