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The seventh turbine in the Euphrates dam begins working again

The seventh turbine in the Euphrates dam begins working again

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 21:24
Tabqa-After repairing the seventh turbine in the Euphrates dam it began working and it took a month to repair it.This is the fourth turbine which is fully rehabilitated and repaired. The repairing workshop in the dam repaired the damaged parts, secured al ...
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This Is What Ramadan Looks Like Around The World

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Istanbul. Credits: Omar Chatriwala |Doha. Brunei. Saudi Arabia. Hyderabad, India. Madhya Pradesh, India. Cairo, Egypt. Istanbul. Qatar. Bangladesh. Sudan. India. India. Qatar. Ankara. Saudi Arabia. Qatar. Kuwait. The post This Is What Ramadan ...

“Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their rule.

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
In 2014 when Suha Oda was forced to flee Mosul due to the Daesh invasion, she was overwhelmed by the situation. Article “Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their ...

The Municipality of people in Raqqa continues its work to repair the bisections

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa – The Environment and Parks Committee of the Municipality of People in Raqqa works on the rehabilitation of the bisections because it was totally destroyed due to the war. The project’s observer, “Mohammed Ali” talked about the work of the committee ...

Afghanistan war: This is the human cost

BBC - 2019-04-27 02:15
Tens of thousands of Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured in the past four years. This is their story. ...

A village from my country ….. “Abu Quba”

SDF Press - 2019-04-21 01:57
Raqqa- “Abu Quba village is located in the western countryside of Raqqa, it is 20 km far from Raqqa. The village has a high location overlooking the Euphrates River, which runs from the north. In the west there is a village called Barouda and in the east ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 17:13
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga In the midst of their meetings and discussions, the KRG Ministry of Peshmerga and representatives to the Coalition Forces meet once again. On April 15, 2019, Karim Sinjari (acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin ...

22 female fighters join the rank of Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) with military ceremony

SDF Press - 2019-04-19 18:19
News Center -22 female fighters graduated from the academy of martyr (Rogda Manbaj) in the Euphrates province. The military course was named after martyr (Sakina Asaliye). They finished the training course with military ceremonies. The leaders of the Syri ...

The municipality of people transfers the waste of Euphrates neighborhood to its designated dumps

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 21:02
After receiving a lot of complaints from the residents, the department of hygiene the municipality of people in Raqqa transferred the accumulated garbage in Euphrates neighborhood to the dumps which was allotted for it. The waste which was scattered and t ...

Coalition aiding liberated communities through support for stabilisation projects; reaffirm commitment at key meeting in Baghdad today

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 15:29
On Wednesday 17 April 2019, the Coalition’s Stabilisation Working Group met in Baghdad, the first such meeting in the Iraqi capital, and since Daesh’s total loss of territory in both Iraq and Syria. Article Coalition aiding liberated communities through ...

The control department of the municipality catch fishermen who violate the laws.

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 21:24
Raqqa – In order to preserve and protect the fish wealth during the breeding season municipality of people made a decision to prevent fishing during this period. The control department made intensive patrols along the Euphrates river to control the violat ...

Cleaning campaign was launched in order to clean the entrances of Hasakah province.

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 21:24
The municipalities committee of Al Gharbia township in Hasaka province organized a clean-up campaign for the main pavement, the entrances and exits of the city. Jihan Othman Khalil, the co-chair of the municipalities committee, said that the weather cond ...

MIT working to organize ISIS again

ANF - 2019-04-15 13:31
The Turkish state is working to organize ISIS again in Syria and in Turkey, as well as using ISIS as paramilitary forces,combining the gangs with state forces. ...

Kurdish Film on Peshmerga Wins al-Nahj Film Festival

BAS News - 2019-04-10 16:42
ERBIL — Kurdish film “Facing Death with Wirecutter” has won the first place at the 2019 Al-Nahj International Film Festival. The film highlights the bravery of Kurdish Peshmerga forces who face death with a wirecutter to defuse Islamic State (IS) bombs. ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin - RIA

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-10 06:03
Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation. ...

Can the Taiwan Relations Act Thrive in an Era of America First?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) is rightly lauded as one of the most durable and effective laws governing foreign policy in U.S. history. For 40 years, the TRA has helped stabilize Washington’s relations with Taiwan and with the People’s Republic of China ...

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: Reaching a New Optimal Equilibrium in U.S.-Taiwan Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA)—passed by the U.S. Congress in 1979—has provided an enduring framework for U.S.-Taiwan relations. This remarkable legislation mandated special American obligations and commitments to Taiwan that have helped to preserve peace ...

UN should stop Iraqi Kurdistan’s ruling families controlling and abusing the Judiciary system

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 13:49
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In Kurdistan of Iraq, public trust in the judiciary system and many judges is low, and the perceptions of corruption about government officials are so high. This is because judiciary system is not independent to esta ...

Washington Reaffirms Support to Iraq to Ensure IS is Fully Defeated: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - US has reaffirmed its prolonged commitment to coordinate with Iraq to ensure the Islamic State (IS) is fully defeated, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. The US senior official made the remarks during a meeting with the Iraqi Parlia ...

KCK message for Qandil Newroz: This is the spring of freedom

ANF - 2019-03-21 14:30
KCK sent a message to the Newroz celebrations in Binare Qandil with thousands of attendants. The message said: “This is the spring of freedom.” ...