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AUK announces the completion of its first all-women Residence Hall

AUK announces the completion of its first all-women Residence Hall

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-30 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 29th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan will open its new residence hall this fall providing on-campus housing for 215 women students. “We are excited to offer the young women of Kurdistan, Iraq, and the l ...
AUK announces the completion of its first all-women Residence Hall - The American University of Kurdistan

Ministry of Peshmerga conducts the second stage of disposal of outdated weapons and missiles

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-29 13:03
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 27, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga conducted the second stage of the disposal of a number of outdated missiles and weapons through a specialized engineering team from Zeravani, The disposed items included hundr ...

Women in Armenia: We are ready to do our part

ANF - 2019-05-13 12:23
"Armenian women never accept the isolation imposed on Leader Apo. We welcome the visit held by lawyers with the Leader but are aware that this visit does not mean the end of isolation." ...

Prisoners’ families: We need courage to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-11 14:37
Prisoners’ families spoke about the hunger strikes their children are on and said: “Our children’s demands are our demands, we stand with them. We need courage to break the isolation.” ...

Committee of the economy in Tabqa .. Rise of the economy through the reactivation of the agricultural situation

SDF Press - 2019-05-02 17:44
Tabqa – The democratic civil administration in Tabqa and its countryside after liberation from the terrorist ISIS on 10/5/2017 worked hard to promote the economic situation, which was severely damaged during the years of war. Efforts have been focused on ...

The municipality of people opens a laboratory to analyze damaged items

SDF Press - 2019-05-01 07:05
Raqqa – The municipality of people opened today its central laboratory in Raqqa city. The mayors of the municipality of the city and its countryside attended the opening ceremony. In their speeches they congratulated and thanked all those who worked hard ...

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` ...

Soran: Police Announces the Arrest of Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:53
ERBIL - Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Tuesday the arrest of a group of thieves in the area. Talking to BasNews, Sa'adun Hawdiyani, a spokesperson for the local police directorate, said that they arrested a group of six ...

The academy of the martyr Juma Nezaal ends its Sixth training course

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 00:38
Tabqa – The academy of the martyr Juma Nezaal ends its Sixth training course today. The course named after “Martyr Ala Raqqa” where 100 fighters from Tabqa and its countryside have joined it and lasted for 20 days. Commanders of Syrian Democratic Forces a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tabqa city regains its luster on the second anniversary of its liberation

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Tabqa – Two years after the liberation of the city of Tabqa by the Syrian democratic force on 1 May 2017 from the ISIS terrorists. The city is living an unprecedented stability for years, due to the effort made by the Syrian democratic forces that liberat ...

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 ...

Four training courses were opened for the fighters of the Syrian Democratic forces in Deir Ezzor city

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 16:16
Deir Ezzor – The leadership of the military academies in the eastern region (Deir Ezzor) opened four new courses for SDF fighters. The training course included 200 fighters, among them there are officers, fighters who use medium weapons and snipers. Both ...

Prisoner on 114th day of hunger strike: “We are determined”

ANF - 2019-04-18 18:21
Ahmet Surme, one of the prisoners in Tekirdag who have been on a hunger strike for 114 days, said they are determined and asked for public attention. Surme said their health is at a critical stage. ...

Treating Mexico’s Epidemic of Violence under the López Obrador Government

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-18 17:03
Combatting organised crime has been the centrepiece of President López Obrador’s governing platform, but murder rates in 2019 are set to reach an all-time high. In this excerpt from the first update of our Watch List 2019 for European policymakers, Crisi ...

Stockholm hunger strikers: We are resolved to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-04-16 16:21
Democratic Kurdish Society Center Norway Co-chair Ayser Yuce who continues her hunger strike in Stockholm, Sweden criticized the Norwegian government for their silence and said they are resolved to break the isolation. ...

The American University of Kurdistan Launches Microsoft Imagine Academy to Help Equip Students with 21st Century Skills for Success

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-16 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 15th, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the launch of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program in its newly established Professional Learning Center to provide students with real-world technology sk ...

Erdogan's party to demand total recount of Istanbul ballots

Rûdaw - 2019-04-08 16:57
"Today, we are going to take our case to the provincial branch of the YSK ...

Welcoming First Armenian Church in Erbil

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-04-08 15:01
Dr. Widad issued a press release today to welcome the opening of the first Armenian Orthodox Church in Erbil and ask regional leaders to respect the rights of MENA-region-Christians and protect them from religious persecution. “We are pleased to see the C ...

HDP: We are committed to reclaiming our municipalities

ANF - 2019-03-31 09:09
Intensified pressures on the HDP on the eve of local elections: hundreds of detentions, arrests, and deportation of international observers. ...