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Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents

Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 15:54
AMMAN,— Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday. Starting five days ago, ...
Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents - E-Kurd

Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 14:25
DEIR al-ZOR,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the cen ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...

Islamic State claims ‘province’ in India called ‘Wilayah of Hind’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-11 17:38
NEW DELHI,— Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group. IS’s Amaq News ...

Arab protests against Syrian Kurds reportedly ‘grow’ in Deir al-Zor: residents, locals

E-Kurd - 2019-05-08 12:52
AMMAN,— Arab inhabitants of Syria’s Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, res ...

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor: residents, locals

Reuters - 2019-05-08 06:04
Arab inhabitants of Syria's Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, residents, w ...

Deir ez-Zor people protest Turkish attacks and wall construction

ANF - 2019-05-06 10:53
In a village of Deir ez-Zor, hundreds of people have protested against Turkish aggression in northern Syria. The Turkish state builds a wall in Afrin with the purpose of annexing the area. ...

IRGC’s Bad Record in Syria and Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 06:04
Bahauddin Foizee | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Given that Iran’s leaders always try to portray themselves as the symbol of moral values, many in Iran and elsewhere expected them to act – or at least speak – against the heinous activities of Syria’s Bashar-al- ...

"Rojava Experiment in Syria - A society in transition"

ANF - 2019-04-29 12:09
On the 5th of May the documentary "Rojava Experiment in Syria - A society in transition" can be seen at phoenix. The author has met people who want to carry out and promote the socio-political experiment of democracy from below. ...

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-29 06:20
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Salahaddin: Three People Killed, Injured in Bomb Explosion

BAS News - 2019-04-27 22:27
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Saturday resulted in the killing and wounding of three people in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin, local police reported. The incident took place in the oil-rich city of Baiji, Salahaddin province, targeting a truck and killin ...

Yüzlerce Hristiyan hacı 'Kutsal Ateş' ayini için Kudüs'te toplandı

BAS News - 2019-04-27 17:04
BasNews - Binlerce Ortodoks, Paskalya törenlerinin en önemli ritüellerinden 'Kutsal Ateş' ayini için Kudüs'teki Kutsal Kabir Kilisesi'nde buluştu. Hz İsa'nın kilisenin inşa edildiği noktada çarmıha gerildiği, burada defnedildiği ve yeniden dirildiği kabu ...

France Helping Kurdish Parties in Syria to Resolve Disputes: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — France has started a new initiative to bring the conflicting Kurdish parties in Syria closer to a political solution to the region, said a Kurdish official from Syria. The ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) reportedly limits the role of other pa ...

IS-Zelle in Deir ez-Zor zerschlagen

ANF - 2019-04-27 01:06
Gestern wurde eine IS-Zelle in al-Busayrah in der Provinz Deir ez-Zor ausgehoben. Bei der gemeinsamen Operation von QSD und internationaler Koalition wurden fünf Dschihadisten getötet und große Mengen an Waffen und Sprengstoff sichergestellt. ...

Paris Refuses to Repatriate IS French Nationals Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-23 21:40
ERBIL - Paris has refused to repatriate the Islamic State (IS) French nationals held in Syria, arguing that a judge was not able to rule on the matter "given it involved negotiations with foreign authorities." "The Council of State (Conseil d'Etat) rejec ...

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 ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces clash with Islamic State militants in eastern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-04-02 20:21
BEIRUT,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democrat ...

Iraq: Basra Steps Up Efforts for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — The provincial council in Iraq’s southern province held an extraordinary session on Tuesday to bring back the demand for autonomy into spotlight in the country and take concrete actions. The oil-rich province generates the largest revenue for Ira ...