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Afrin people: Nobody helped us but the Autonomous Administration

Afrin people: Nobody helped us but the Autonomous Administration

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
“The whole world should know that we will not stop our resistance until Afrin is safe from the invading Turkish army and their gangs. The only reason we live in half-ruined houses in this cold is to resist and go back to Afrin.” ...
Afrin people: Nobody helped us but the Autonomous Administration - ANF

Syrian Kurdish forces say 2,422 Turkish soldiers and mercenaries killed in 2018

E-Kurd - 2019-01-04 19:23
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Press Office of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) announced on Thursday that 2,422 members of the Turkish army and allied Syrian mercenaries were killed during 2018 while 544 YPG fighters were martyred. T ...

YPG: 2422 Turkish soldiers and mercenaries killed in 2018

ANF - 2019-01-03 16:36
YPG Press Office announced that 2422 members of the occupant Turkish army and allied mercenaries were killed during 2018 while 544 YPG fighters were martyred. ...

Manbij residents: We will not accept Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-01-02 08:17
The Turkish state, in order to postpone a possible military operation in Idlib, is now targeting Manbij in north of Syria. The people of Manbij believe that the Turkish state is looking for chaos, and said that they will not accept Turkish occupation. ...

Support Afrin Front visits Autonomous Administration Office

ANF - 2019-01-01 15:14
Members of the Support Afrin Front visited the Autonomous Administration Representation Office in Sulaymaniyah and announced that they will be holding conferences and events on Rojava. ...

MSD co-chair talks about the only solution to the Syrian crisis

ANF - 2018-12-30 14:26
MSD co-chair Emine Omer evaluated the year 2018 in North and Eastern Syria and said: “The only force that has a project to resolve the Syrian crisis is the MSD. We are trying to spread this project to entire Syria,” Omer added. ...

Afrin IDPs: We will never leave our homeland

ANF - 2018-12-29 08:41
The displaced people of Afrin who have been forced to take shelter in IDP camps in Sherawa and Shehba due to Turkish occupation, condemned Erdogan’s threats to attack north and east Syria. “We will not leave our homeland” they said. ...

Afrin Liberation Forces hit Turkish army and gangs

ANF - 2018-12-25 14:21
Afrin Liberation Forces announced that at least 4 invaders, including 2 soldiers, have been killed in 2 separate actions against the Turkish army and their allied gangs. ...

Clash between Turkish forces and a mercenary group in Manbij

ANF - 2018-12-18 20:52
Conflicts between the Turkish army and allied mercenary groups are continuing in occupied areas in Northern Syria. ...

Did Hakan Fidan have Idlib on the agenda in the US visit?

ANF - 2018-12-13 16:01
Erdogan’s threats of invasion yesterday are not to be ignored. The declaration of mobilization by the Northern and Eastern Syrian Autonomous Administration shows the extent and reach of the threat. ...

2018 'worst year for US school shootings'

BBC - 2018-12-12 01:54
There have been 113 people killed or injured in school shootings in the US during the year. ...

The Increased U.S. Commitment to Europe under the Trump Administration

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-06 18:19
Headlines such as “Trump calls NATO obsolete,” “Trump bashes allies,” and “Trump says Putin meeting easiest” fuel speculation that the U.S. is on the verge of abandoning its traditional allies in Europe in favor of an improved relationship with Russia. O ...

Recollection the Martyrs… Tabqa’s People light candles

SDF Press - 2018-12-06 16:41
Tabqa- Martyrs’ Families Foundation organized a memorial service for the martyr Dashti Amanos in a series of activities that are organized in the city. The commemoration was attended by a number of military leaders, members of the Civil Administration, th ...

Shooting at Wedding Kills, Wounds 20 in Iran’s Kermanshah

BAS News - 2018-12-06 09:24
ERBIL — At least 20 people were killed or injured after a man opened fire at the people celebrating at a wedding party on Wednesday in Iranian Kurdish province of Kermanshah. Media reports stated that two people had a quarrel at the party before one of t ...

Bulandshahr: Why a policeman was killed over 'cow slaughter'

BBC - 2018-12-05 02:56
So-called cow vigilantism is on the rise in India but the killing of a policeman is unheard of. ...

Ezdiki – the language of the Ezidis?

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2018-12-05 01:27
Author: Yilmaz Algin (PhD cand. in Law Studies, Germany) Original article in German, translated by: Rojda S. “But the Ezidis call their language “zyman e ezda” (the language of the Ezidis)”, Ernest Chantre in “Notes ethnologiques sur les Yésidi” in 1895, ...

America cannot afford to lose the Kurds

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:17
Kurds have a saying, ‘no friends but the mountains.’ This stems from a sense of betrayal by the international community since the end of World War I and a promise that saw no traction in creating an independent state called Kurdistan. In the 21stcentury t ...

Bus Line Launched Between Kurdistan Region, Rojava

BAS News - 2018-12-04 10:58
ERBIL — The first bus line connecting the Kurdistan Region with Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) was launched on Monday. People can now travel between the two destinations on a bus for the first time. After the crisis in Syria, the then president of Kurdistan R ...

Partition would throw us into the abyss - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2018-12-02 06:46

The US has spent approximately $37M clearing the explosive remnants of war in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2018-11-20 23:33
L’article The US has spent approximately $37M clearing the explosive remnants of war in Iraq est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Iran’s Rouhani Says US Chose “the Wrong Path”

BAS News - 2018-11-14 13:11
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani once again on Wednesday vowed that his country would defeat the US sanctions which are, as described by the president, the wrong path chosen by Washington. “The Americans will definitely be defeated in this path. ...