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Eastern Ghouta: Syrians take to streets in support of al-Rahman Brigade

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Oratory, poetry festival in support of elections

ANHA - 2017-09-19 13:58
The Diplomatic Relations Committee in Girkê Legê has organized an oratory and poetry festival in which a number of Arab poets participated in support of the elections of the communes. ...

Tel Abyad tribes meet in support of federal elections

ANHA - 2017-08-28 16:23
Dozens of Arabic, Kurdish and Turkmen tribal notables (Girê Sipî), a number of leaders of the People and Women Protection Units and leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces are in a tent erected in support of the federal election. ...

Ocalan isolated: thousands taking to streets in Afrin region

ANHA - 2017-08-21 13:58
a few minutes ago, a massive demonstration in the region of Afrin where thousands of people from the region have taken to streets to denounce the isolation imposed on the leader of the Kurdish people Abdullah Ocalan ...

Turkish president blames US for weapons sent to SDF in Syria

KurdPress - 2017-08-21 11:04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the United States for its support of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), arguing that the weapons the U.S. provided in Syria “have ended up in Turkey.” ...

International Campaign Launched in Support of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-19 23:40
SULAYMANIYAH — A Kurdish organisation has launched an international campaign in support for the September independence referendum in the Kurdistan Region. The campaign, titled “Long Live Kurdistan”, was kicked off on Saturday in Sulaymaniyah by the Kurdi ...

US not intending to stay in Syria after IS

KurdPress - 2017-08-19 12:35
The United States does not intend to stay in Syria after defeating IS terror group, the US Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert said during a press briefing on Friday. ...

Kurds in Denmark to Gather in Support of Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-16 14:38
ERBIL — Kurds in Denmark are preparing an event in the country’s capital of Copenhagen in support of the independence referendum of Kurdistan Region. The event, in which well-known Kurdish singer Shivan Parwar will be singing, is set for 17th September. ...

EU Spends Over $264,000 for Syrian Refugees to Study in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-15 15:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Researches has approved the admission of over 100 Syrian refugees currently living in the Kurdistan Region to study in its universities with a financial aid provided by the EU. UNHCR’ ...