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Sur: The longest curfew in history still on

Sur: The longest curfew in history still on

ANF - 2018-12-10 15:39
Sur Platform co-Spokesperson Çetinkaya said that the longest curfew in the world is still on in Sur and said it should be removed as soon as possible. ...
Sur: The longest curfew in history still on - ANF

The olive squeezing machine in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-12-27 20:24
Al-Raqqa_ during the harvest time of olives in Raqqa, the squeezing machines of olives received the olive crops from the farmers. Where the farmers take their olive crops to the squeezing machines to get olive oil and selling it. Regarding the squeezing m ...

Turkey determined to push east of Euphrates "as soon as possible"

Reuters - 2018-12-25 19:57
Turkey is determined to cross to the east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria as soon as possible, Ankara's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday, signaling renewed intent to launch a military campaign delayed by the U.S. withdrawal. ...

Turkey determined to cross east of Euphrates as soon as possible, Hurriyet cites foreign minister

Reuters - 2018-12-25 13:47
Turkey is determined to cross to the east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria as soon as possible, Ankara's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday, after the proposed military campaign was delayed by the U.S. withdrawal. ...

Attacks on Makhmur and Shengal protested in Graz and Berlin

ANF - 2018-12-14 16:35
Demonstrations have been organised in Graz and Berlin to protest against the airstrikes on Makhmur and Shengal. ...

A Way Forward for Sinjar

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-13 23:20
Sinjar, the Iraqi district that was the site of the Yazidi genocide in 2014, still carries the wounds of that horrible time. But today a confluence of national and international interests holds the promise to revitalise the area and deliver it to local g ...

Three IS Insurgents Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-12-13 00:12
ERBIL - At least three insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were killed during a military operation conducted by the Iraqi forces in Mosul province on Wednesday. According to Almaalomah news agency, the military campaign was carried out by the Iraqi army ...

Kurdish Self- Management forces arrested civilians from the same family in Raqqa city, on December 10 - Syrian Network for Human Rights

Sn4hr - 2018-12-11 17:06

Syriacs support the hunger strike in Stockholm

ANF - 2018-12-10 13:32
Assyrians-Syriacs have joined the hunger strike in Stockholm. Yasar Kucukaslan from the Mesopotamia Freedom Party said, “The isolation adversely affects the Syriac-Assyrian-Chaldean population in the country.” ...

10.000 rights violations in the Kurdistan Region in 10 months

ANF - 2018-12-10 12:28
Almost 10.000 rights violations were recorded in the Kurdistan Region in 10 months. ...

Former and Current Commanders of the German Army in Iraq and Kurdistan Region visit the Media Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-09 11:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga During their visit to the Ministry of Peshmerga on December 9th, 2018, Colonel Von Blumröder and Colonel Schneider (former and current Commanders of the German Army in Iraq and Kurdistan Region respectively) visied the ...

“KRG should stop acting in the interests of the enemies of Kurds”

ANF - 2018-12-07 23:54
The South Kurdistan government has taken no decision against the bases established by the occupying Turkish state on South Kurdistan lands. Instead it has hit the institutions of the Kurdish people, in line with the request of the occupying Turkish state. ...

Syrian Kurds on The Verge of Disaster

E-Kurd - 2018-12-07 17:32
Ayman Riad Al-Mufleh | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The position of the Syrian Democratic Forces, which is the main ground fighting force of the US Coalition in the SAR, is deteriorating every month on the Euphrates River. Negative factors affecting the Kurds ...

Hunger strike in Toronto on day 5

ANF - 2018-12-07 14:43
The hunger strike in Toronto against the isolation is on day 5. ...

Swedish Parliament extends deployment of its forces in Iraq and Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-06 19:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Swedish Parliament extends the deployment of its forces in Iraq and Kurdistan Region into 2019. According to an official statement from the Swedish Parliament’s website, Riksdagen, Swedish forces will continue thei ...

Kurd in Iran put on death row as teen has days to live unless more money raised: report

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
An Iranian Kurdish (Rojhilati) family of a 21-year-old youth on death row for the alleged murder of a classmate is struggling to acquire the sum demanded by the parents of the victim for a pardon, according to a local report. The post Kurd in Iran put on ...

Play ‘Tirsonek' on stage in Rojava

ANF - 2018-12-05 11:19
The play called ‘Tirsonek’ (Cowardly) brought on stage the feelings of the war for freedom in Rojava. ...

Erbil ranks among top five safest cities in the world

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-11-23 13:32
The Kurdistan Region capital of Erbil ranks among the top five safest cities in the world according to data collected from Numbeo. ...

Vaccination of 120,000 Children in Raqqa And Its Countryside

SDF Press - 2018-11-17 18:04
Raqqa- Health Committee of Raqqa Civil Council follows vaccine campaigns of polio, which will cover more than 120,000 children in Raqqa and its Countryside. The joint chairman of the Health Committee, Ahmed Ismaili, said that the campaign began on 4/11/20 ...

Midterm Elections in Taiwan-and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-US-China Relations?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-12 21:55
6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Panel Discussion andA On November 24, 2018, Taiwan’s voters go to the […] The post Midterm Elections in Taiwan-and the United States: What Happened and What are the Implications for Taiwan-US-China Relations? appeare ...