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Invaders send back up to Manbij and Jarablus

Invaders send back up to Manbij and Jarablus

ANF - 2018-12-13 13:18
The invading Turkish state and their gangs declared a state of emergency in the occupied areas of Shehba yesterday and sent back up forces to Jarablus as they opened harrassment fire against Manbij. ...
Invaders send back up to Manbij and Jarablus - ANF

Manbij ready to push back all attacks

ANF - 2018-12-26 15:22
The Turkish state and their allied gangs have been fortifying their positions in the occupied areas around Manbij. The Manbij Military Council has announced that they are ready to push back any and all attacks. ...

Christian leader says Turkish threats to invade Syria danger to Christians as well

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-20 08:54
Turkey’s threats to invade the east of the Euphrates is a danger to the existence of Christians in the north and east of Syria, said Sanharib Barsoum. ...

U.S. Exit Seen as a Betrayal of the Kurds, and a Boon for ISIS

New York Times - 2018-12-20 06:35
President Trump’s order for American troops to withdraw from Syria leaves behind a crucial ally in the fight against the Islamic State. ...

SDF Accuses Russia of Pushing Turkey to Attack Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-16 17:26
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has accused Russia of pushing Turkey to attack the Syrian Kurdish forces in Manbij and the east of Euphrates, a report said in Sunday. "Russia has frozen the campaign on Idlib because Turkey pledged to ...

TEV-DEM calls for resistance against Turkey’s invasion attacks

ANF - 2018-12-15 13:23
TEV-DEM: We are calling the peoples of Northern Syria and the peoples of Syria, Iraq and the Middle East as well as all of humanity to stand up against the invading Turkish state attacks. ...

Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death in Border Area

BAS News - 2018-12-12 12:58
ERBIL — Freezing cold temperatures in the mountainous areas on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan took the life of a Kurdish porter, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. The monitoring group identified the victim as “ ...

Medical check-up in Deir ez-Zor countryside

ANF - 2018-12-11 09:22
The aim of this work is to examine and treat refugees in the region, especially women and children. ...

BCF Sends Aid to Civilians Affected by Flood in Ninevah

BAS News - 2018-12-09 17:14
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered on Sunday humanitarian aid to IDPs and civilians in the Iraqi province of Ninevah. Earlier on Friday, the mayor of Mosul called on the Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kur ...

Mosul flooding: BCF to send aid after mayor’s plea

Rûdaw - 2018-12-09 01:02
Heavy rain has caused significant damage to roads and infrastructure ...

Iraqi Parliament Praises KRG's Efforts to Send Aid to Flood Affected Areas

BAS News - 2018-12-08 21:55
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives has hailed the the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for its efforts to send humanitarian aid to the country's civilians affected by the recent flash floods. "We thank the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ...

Mosul Mayor Calls on Barzani to Send Humanitarian Aid to IDPs

BAS News - 2018-12-07 21:07
ERBIL - The mayor of the Iraqi city of Mosul has called on the Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani to deliver humanitarian aid to the IDPs and villagers in the area who have been affected by the recent flash floods. Zuhair Muhssein al-Araji urged Bar ...

The Reconstruction Committee Observes The damages to the bridges

SDF Press - 2018-12-07 15:05
Raqqa – The Rehabilitation Committee of Raqqa Civil Council continues its work by opening roads, removing rubble and earth mounds in city’s streets and neighborhoods, and extending new sewage networks to repair and restore bridges and waterways. Abdulla A ...

Specialty graduate degrees spring up to meet emerging needs - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2018-12-07 14:51

One Kolbar Killed and Another One Wounded at the Border Areas of Oshnavieh and Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-07 02:00
One Kolbar has been killed and another one injured in the border areas of Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) and Orumiyeh by direct shooting of the Iranian border guards yesterday. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the border guards of ...

Peshmerga Deputy Chief of Staff held a meeting with current and former Commanders of KTCC

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-06 23:16
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Peshmerga Deputy Chief of Staff met with current and former commanders of KTCC in order to keep up to date with progress in matters pertaining to Peshmerga’s training programs. Today, on December 3rd, 2018, Major G ...

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.” ...

Maritime Scuffle: Russia and Ukraine in the Sea of Azov

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-05 00:45
On November 25, Russian border service patrol boats opened fire on two Ukrainian navy gunboats and rammed a Ukrainian tugboat as they attempted to transit through the Kerch Strait from the Black Sea into the Sea of Azov, a body of water sandwiched betwee ...

Love Letter to Jarablus

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-03 12:15
My love letter to Jarablus; dedicated to all Kurds, who continue to keep the flame of hope and freedom alive- The post Love Letter to Jarablus appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Two Kolbars Wounded at the Border Areas of Sardasht and Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-30 02:01
Two Kolbars have been injured in the border areas of Sardasht and Orumiyeh during the past two days by direct shooting of the Iranian border guards. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a Kolbar named Mamish Alizadeh from Orumiyeh ...