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Democratic Idea Library opens in Hesekê

Democratic Idea Library opens in Hesekê

ANF - 2018-12-07 14:43
"We will try to spread the idea and philosophy of the leader with this library.” ...
Democratic Idea Library opens in Hesekê - ANF

YPJ Commander: We will void the attacks through our own strength

ANF - 2019-01-03 12:27
YPJ Commander Newroz Ehmed spoke about the US decision to withdraw troops in the face of the Turkish invasion and said, “We will void the invasion attacks through our own strength.” ...

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. ...

Encu: We will keep seeking justice for Roboski victims

ANF - 2018-12-28 14:43
Veli Encu who lost a brother and 33 of his relatives as a result of Turkish airstrikes in Roboski in 2011 said they will continue their quest for justice, “Be it in the bottom of a deep well, we will keep looking for justice,” Encu said. ...

People of Raqqa: We will defend the lands we liberated to the end

ANF - 2018-12-25 14:40
Syrian Democratic Council (MSD) held a series of meetings in villages of Raqqa to assess the political and military developments in the region. ...

Guven’s message to hunger strikers in Strasbourg: We will prevail

ANF - 2018-12-24 15:46
Imprisoned HDP MP Leyla Guven sent a message to the indefinite and nonalternate hunger strike in Strasbourg and said, “We will break the isolation through resistance and we will prevail.” ...

HDP Co-chair Temelli: We will end the isolation

ANF - 2018-12-18 16:40
“Those who hope for attacks against Rojava will once again drag the country into a deadlock. Embracing the will to live together in this country is a step that will bring peace to the Middle East", said HDP Co-chair. ...

Serdem Library opened in refugee camp in Shehba

ANF - 2018-12-12 11:43
The library has now three thousand books, mostly regarding politics, economics, philosophy, sociology, but also novels, stories and dictionaries. Books are in Arabic, Kurdish and English languages. ...

Syrian Democratic Council met teachers in Ayn Isa

ANF - 2018-12-12 09:21
Umer reiterated that they are ready to promote and engage in dialogue with all parties, including Damascus, to solve the Syrian crisis, despite attempts by foreign forces to prevent a solution. ...

Kurdistan Women Union Plays Key Role in Society Development: Barzani

BAS News - 2018-12-11 10:53
ERBIL — The president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has highlighted the role of women in the decades-long struggle for freedom, saying they are key factors to social progress. Barzani’s rema ...

Women and Culture discussed at workshop in Hesekê

ANF - 2018-12-11 10:47
MSD co-chair Emine Omer said that in the process of revolution in Northern and Eastern Syria, women achieved many gains to overcome the reactionary traditions. ...

YPG Accuses Turkey of Supporting "Jihadist Groups" in Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-09 22:40
ERBIL - The Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) has accused Turkey of sending infiltrators to Syria's northeast where the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are dominant. In an interview with Kurdistan 24 last week, Nouri Mahmoud, a spokesperson f ...

PUK Seeking Share in All Government Sectors to Join Next Kurdistan Cabinet

BAS News - 2018-12-08 12:53
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is seeking partnership with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in all sectors of the next government to join the cabinet, said the party’s spokesperson Saadi Ahmed Pira. The KDP, who came first in the Sept ...

Hesekê: Schwere Überschwemmungen in Flüchtlingscamp

ANF - 2018-12-08 01:32
Das Al-Sed-Camp, in dem mehr als 10.000 vor dem IS Geflüchtete untergebracht sind, wurde aufgrund von schweren Regenfällen vollständig überschwemmt. ...

US-backed SDF Liberates Parts in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

BAS News - 2018-12-06 18:07
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has announced that its forces had taken control of an eastern holdout of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's Deir Ezzor. The SDF said in an online statement that its fighters broke into the town of Hajin ...

Women’s Bureau of Syrian Democratic Council

SDF Press - 2018-12-05 17:32
Hassakeh – Women in northern and eastern Syria continue to struggle to stop oppression and arbitrary practices by organizing themselves and opening offices and councils in Democratic Self-Management that aim to have a strong voice in building a democratic ...

WATCH: US-Backed SDF Liberates over 1000 Civilians from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-05 10:33
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have freed around 1,200 civilians from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria. The SDF, whose main component are the Syrian Kurdish fighters, is now leading a large-scale operation to liberate ...

Why was a Yazidi genocide bill voted down in Israel’s Knesset?

Seth Frantzman - 2018-11-21 22:21
MK Svetlova: Israel was created from the ashes of the Holocaust, we are obligated to acknowledge the suffering of others By SETH J. FRANTZMAN In a preliminary vote in the […] ...

Municipalities Committee .. We need support to rehabilitation of all bridges

SDF Press - 2018-11-19 15:43
Raqqa- By a support of Syrian Democratic Council, the Local Administration and Municipalities Committee in the Civil Council has completed the damaged concrete works in the old bridge by pouring the top pillars and processing of metal holes with/18 / m / ...

Meeting To Discuss The Political Situation In AL- Khabour Center

SDF Press - 2018-11-13 15:38
Hasakah -Eastern township Directorate in Hasakah organized a meeting to discuss the political situation in Syria generally and in the Syrian North regions in particular at Al-Khabour Center for Culture and Democratic Art, attended by a large segment of Ha ...