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Democratic Islamic Society met in North and East Syria

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. ...
Democratic Islamic Society met in North and East Syria - ANF

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival on Saturday

ANF - 2019-05-17 09:30
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival which will take place on Saturday, 18 May, in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

SDF Launches Operation to Capture Remaining IS Militants East of Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-16 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it has begun an operation to find and arrest the militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) in Deir al-Zor province, east of Syria. The US-backed forces confirmed in a statement that they have so fa ...

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation. ...

Monday Announced as First Day of Ramadan in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:02
ERBIL — A high Islamic committee has announced that Monday (6th May) will be the first day for Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan. The committee made the announcement after observations on Saturday. Counterpart committees in Iraq also agreed that this year’s ...

The First Conference of the Union of Nurses and Medical Professions in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-01 07:05
Raqqa – Under the slogan “Health and Safety Are Our Goal” The first conference of the Union of Nurses and Medical Professions was held today in Raqqa, which aims to make some changes in the rules of procedure and to form a founding council for the nurses` ...

Kurdistan Regional and Iraqi Federal governments meet in Erbil

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Iraqi Federal Government met in Erbil. The Iraqi Federal Government delegation was led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Fuad Hussein and includ ...

The Founding Conference of the Union of the farmers’ associations was held in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 00:38
Under the slogan “Towards a Better Agricultural Reality”, the founding conference of the Union of the farmers’ associations in Raqqa was held today, with the aim of developing the agricultural sector, improving agricultural crops and increasing production ...

Three IS Militants Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have arrested three people who belong to the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk, north of the country. An official statement said the suspects were captured during a special operation by elite counter-terror service on Sunday. The ...

The Democratic Islamic Society holds its first conference in Rumaylan town

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Hasaka- under the slogan of “the revival of the Charter of Medina for building nations and the protection of human beings.” the first conference of the Democratic Islamic Society in North and East Syria was launched on Saturday morning at the Aram Tigran ...

KCDK-E called to support action in London

ANF - 2019-04-26 09:27
The democratic Kurdish Society Congress (KCDK-E) called on everyone to support the civil disobedience actions in London. ...

A Household Name in Cameroon

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-25 12:21
Crisis Group’s work in Cameroon put underreported risks in this country on the policymaking radar years before the outbreaks of the Boko Haram insurgency in the Far North and a separatist revolt in Anglophone regions. ...

The municipalities of people and owners of real estate offices gathered in one meeting

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 16:16
Raqqa – The municipality of people held a meeting for the owners of real estate offices. There are 150 office in Raqqa and its countryside. They met each other in order to discuss the issues related to real estate, licenses and sales contracts and unite ...

Armenians form brigade in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-04-22 12:16
Northern and Eastern Syrian Armenians formed their own brigade called Nubar Ozanyan Brigade. The brigade will be officially announced on April 24, the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide. ...

Office of the families of the fighters in the Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Tabqa-The Office of the families of the fighters was established in the Tabqa in early 2018. Since its establishment, it has worked to monitor the situation and affairs of the families of the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa and its countrysi ...

Peshmerga Commanders Say IS Re-emerged in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-21 23:50
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga commanders have warned of re-emergence of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed areas. The jihadist group is reportedly attempting to reorganize itself in the provinces of Kirkuk, Diyala, and Mosul, Peshmerga command ...

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

SDF Foils Escape Attempt by IS Detainees in Northeast of Syria: Coalition

BAS News - 2019-04-07 00:03
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) successfully foiled a prison break attempt by the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in northeastern Syria on Saturday, said the US-led coalition. The militant detainees reportedly tried to escape from the ...

ENKS Urges Turkey to Pressure Rebels in Afrin to End Violations

BAS News - 2019-04-02 23:24
ERBIL - The Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) has called on Turkey to put pressure on Ankara-backed Syrian rebels in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria to stop violations against citizens. According to a statement by the council, a c ...

Flood Kills Two Civilians in Northeast of Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-30 21:10
ERBIL - A woman and a child were killed on Saturday due to flash floods in the province of al-Hasakah, northeastern Syria, reports said. According to local reports, the incident occurred in the village of Khirba Amo, in Qamishli, where a number of houses ...