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Syrian Kurds ban cigarettes, alcohol for underage children in Kobani

Syrian Kurds ban cigarettes, alcohol for underage children in Kobani

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 11:34
KOBANI, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish-led authorities in the Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) town of Kobani and its surrounding areas on Saturday banned the sale of hookah pipes, cigarettes, and alcohol to underage after a video report from Kurdistan 24 which sho ...
Syrian Kurds ban cigarettes, alcohol for underage children in Kobani - E-Kurd

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

Kurdish mother of 4-year-old son, sentenced to death in Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 16:07
SNE, Iranian Kurdistan,— The death penalty was upheld on June 24, 2019, for the Kurdish mother Soghra Khalili, incarcerated in the Central Prison of Sanandaj (Sne) in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat). She has been imprisoned for seven years in the Central Pr ...

Gorran Almost Ready with List of Candidates for KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is just about to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts in the next Kurdistan Regional Cabinet. Kamil Qader, a senior member of the party, told BasNews on Sunday that Gorran will most likely submit ...

The opening of training course for the teachers in the western countryside of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 21:30
Raqqa – In order to rise the educational process in Raqqa and its countryside, the Education Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa organized the second summer course in order to train and rehabilitate the teachers in the city’s schools and rural areas. ...

Pope Calls for Restraint after Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-16 16:39
ERBIL — Pope Francis has called for de-escalation of the situation in the Middle East after the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised tensions between Iran and the US. “I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the ...

U.S. delegation holds talks with Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 15:30
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday discussed the country’s support for the people in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency ANHA reported. The delegation headed by ...

Syrian Kurds and Damascus regime battle for wheat

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 20:34
AMUDE, Syrian Kurdistan,— Gazing over his wheat field in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, farmer Adel Othman expects a bumper crop this year, but two rival authorities squabbling over his harvest have dashed his enthusiasm. After successi ...

Syrian Kurds alarmed as fire ravages wheat near oil installations

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 09:22
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Kurdish official in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria called for help from the US-backed coalition Monday as fires ravaged through vital wheat fields in the latest of such blazes nationwide. Syria’s Kurds have le ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 14 French, Dutch orphans from Islamic State families

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 18:53
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds have handed over 14 orphans born to jihadist families to government delegations from France and the Netherlands, in the latest repatriations of foreigners living in crowded camps. Abdelkarim Omar, the top Kurdis ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

Kurdish-led authorities in Kobani ban hookah, cigarettes, alcohol for underage children

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-09 18:59

Arrest of members of a terrorist cell in the countryside of Deira Zour countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-09 16:49
Deira Zour – Anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces were able to find weapons and ammunition when they sweep the villages of Al-Jaridi and Tiyana in the countryside of Deir Zour. They also arrested members of a terrorist cell belonging to th ...

Ministry of Peshmerga hosts dinner for Coalition partners in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-06 19:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On the evening of May 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga hosted a dinner for Coalition representatives in the capital city of Erbil. The dinner was attended by Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Lieutenant ...

Syrian Kurds repatriate 2 women, 6 children from Islamic State families to U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-06-05 17:14
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members were repatriated to the United States on Wednesday in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria. The move is part of an effort ...

Syrian Kurds send 8 American IS women, children back to US - ABC News

GO - 2019-06-05 13:04

Syrian Kurds send 8 American IS women, children back to US - SFChronicle.com

Sfchronicle - 2019-06-05 12:35

Syrian Kurds to release 800 women and children from crowded al-Hawl camp | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-03 14:02

Military trainings in the Academy of martyr Ammar Sheikh

SDF Press - 2019-05-28 02:22
Tabqa- The Syrian democratic forces are organizing themselves in the form of regiments and brigades and keep the forces in maximum readiness to counter and deter all attacks that could threaten the security and stability of the region through intensified ...