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Rojava delegation met with French President Macron

Rojava delegation met with French President Macron

ANF - 2019-04-19 16:50
The delegation that met with Macron included YPJ commander Nesrin Abdullah and North and East Syria Federation Co-chair Hamid al-Mihbash. ...
Rojava delegation met with French President Macron - ANF

KDP to Meet with PUK, Gorran This Week, Agreement over Cabinet Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to be planning a meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) on Sunday. The KDP delegation, led by the party’s deputy president, Nechir ...

Iraqi PM Meets with French President Macron

BAS News - 2019-05-03 13:50
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi arrived in Paris on Friday where he held a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron. It was Abdul-Mahdi’s first visit to France since he has taken office as the prime minister of Iraq. During an official ceremo ...

Barzani Receives Hüda-Par Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-30 14:52
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, Receives Turkey’s Free Cause Party (Hüda-Par) delegation led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Erbil. Barzani and the visiting delegation discussed the latest politic ...

Democratic Islamic Society met in North and East Syria

ANF - 2019-04-28 17:09
The first conference of the Democratic Islamic Society in North and East of Syria – Rojava has begun on Saturday. ...

France Pledges Continued Support to Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-04-20 11:00
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron Received a delegation from Syrian Kurdistan on Friday and promised to continue supporting the war against the remaining Islamic State (IS) jihadists. The presidency office confirmed that a delegation from the Kurd ...

Turkey angered by Macron’s meeting with Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 09:18
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Turkey’s foreign ministry. Macron assured the Kurdish envoys of French su ...

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif met with Erdogan after Assad

ANF - 2019-04-17 14:16
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara following his 2-day visit to Syria. ...

Kipping meets with PYD committee, calls on government

ANF - 2019-04-17 12:45
Die Linke Co-chair Katja Kipping met with a Rojava committee led by PYD Co-chair Ayse Hiso and called on the Merkel government to end Turkey’s occupation of Afrin. ...

Iranian FM in Damascus to Discuss Syria Crisis

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:57
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif travelled to Damascus on Tuesday to discuss the Iran-Syria ties and the ongoing crisis in the region, local media reported. Zarif met with Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad on his arrival. “I am ...

EUTCC chair met Council of Europe officials

ANF - 2019-04-16 12:05
EUTCC chair, Kariane Westrheim, met with the Office of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. ...

Kurdish doctors meet with CoE Secretariat General

ANF - 2019-04-15 17:24
A committee from the Kurdish Academics Network met with officials from the Council of Europe Secretariat General about the isolation and the hunger strikes. ...

Iraqi National Security Advisor Discusses Cooperation with Syria’s Assad

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Iraqi Security Advisor Falih Fayyadh visited Damascus on Sunday where he met with Syrian regime president Bashar al-Assad to discuss joint efforts in combatting terrorism and closer cooperation to encounter the ongoing challenges. Assad stressed ...

Russia prioritizes Turkey over Rojava in talks with Damascus - report

Rûdaw - 2019-04-13 00:21
“Russia is still claiming that it is working on that initiative but to no avail ...

Sechs Jahre YPJ: Wachsen und die Gesellschaft verändern

ANF - 2019-04-05 01:00
Vor sechs Jahren sind die Frauenverteidigungseinheiten gegründet worden. Die YPJ-Sprecherin Nesrin Abdullah wirft einen Blick zurück in die Anfangszeit, als die kurdischen Frauen in Rojava zu den Waffen griffen. ...

Six years of YPJ: growing and changing society – PART I

ANF - 2019-04-04 15:50
Six years ago the Women's Defense Units were founded. YPJ spokeswoman Nesrin Abdullah takes a look back to the early days when Kurdish women in Rojava took up arms. ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives USIP delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-02 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the President of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Ms Nancy Lindborg and her accompanying delegation. The delegation expressed their gratitude for assist ...

French President Macron salutes SDF’s victory

ANF - 2019-03-23 14:00
French President Emmanuel Macron saluted the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who defeated ISIS. ...