Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Silos of Al-Rafiqah opens its doors to receive wheat

Silos of Al-Rafiqah opens its doors to receive wheat

SDF Press - 2019-06-23 22:17
Raqqa The Economy Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa opened the center of Al-Rafiqah silos in Raqqa city to receive and buy grain from farmers in order to facilitate farmers’ affairs and reduce wages. The center of Al-Rafiqah silos is the first place ...
Silos of Al-Rafiqah opens its doors to receive wheat - SDF Press

Yazidis receive $500,000 grant from U.S. to fund Lalish Temple restoration: ambassador

E-Kurd - 2019-07-18 21:03
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Lalish Temple, the spiritual home of the Yazidi minority in Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan, has received a $500,000 grant from the US government to fund its restoration, US Ambassador to Baghdad Mathew Tueller announced Thursda ...

89 women died in South Kurdistan in the first 5 months of 2019

ANF - 2019-07-15 09:02
89 women self-harmed themselves or committed suicide in Kurdistan in the first 5 months of 2019. ...

A Meeting of the Women’s Committee to activate its role in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-10 02:25
Raqqa – The Women’s Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa, in cooperation with the Basic Services Program held a wide meeting to activate the role of women within the society. The meeting was attended by the Chairperson of the Women’s Committee and the ...

The opening of Jawad Anzour park in Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-07-05 01:22
Raqqa – The Syrian Foundation for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the People’s Municipality in Raqqa, opened on Thursday the park of Martyr Jawad Anzour. The ceremony was attended by a number of members of Raqqa Civil Council and the People’s ...

Bahrain Recalls Envoy after Protestors Storm Embassy in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-28 12:31
ERBIL — The government of Bahrain has recalled its ambassador to Iraq after angry protestors stormed the Bahraini embassy in Baghdad and took down its flag. The crowd attacked the embassy in reaction to a US-sponsored "workshop" in Manama on Palestine, w ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Smuggles Oil in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Former MP

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:15
ERBIL - A former lawmaker in the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have continued to smuggle oil from the province of Kirkuk and the town of Khanaqin. Former MP Shakhawa Abdullah, told BasNews that they had provi ...

Starting the project of rehabilitating water pumps in Al-Mansoura and its countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-27 21:26
Tabqa- In cooperation with Rebuilding Al-Mansoura organization, the People’s Municipality in Al-Mansoura, announced that they are preparing to start the project of rehabilitating drinking water pumps in Mansoura town and its countryside. The project will ...

Funeral of young Kurd stubbed in London to be held today

ANF - 2019-06-27 09:50
The Union of Democratic Organisations calls on everyone to join funeral of Baris Kuçulk, who died in London after being stabbed. ...

A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visits the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-26 06:29
Raqqa – A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visited the Civil Council of Raqqa to look at the situation of the Council’s work and the difficulties it faces. The chairman of the Legislative Council of Raqqa’s Civil Council, ...

Organizing joint patrols to maintain the security and stability of Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2019-06-26 06:29
Tabqa – The military discipline units of the Syrian Democratic Forces continue to coordinate with the Internal Security Forces and conduct joint patrols in Tabqa city in order to maintain the safety and security of civilians and their property. The forces ...

Iran to Further Reduce Commitment to Nuclear Deal Next Month

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:59
ERBIL — Iran has planned new steps to further reduce its commitment to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal on 7th July, said the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani. It comes amid increasing tensions between Iran and the US, while the l ...

PUK to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet Within Days: Leading Member

BAS News - 2019-06-23 12:02
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting next week and finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet, a leading member said. PM-designate Masrour Ba ...

US Army Preparing to Evacuate Contractors from Iraqi Military Base: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — The US military is reportedly preparing to evacuate hundreds of contractors working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from the Iraqi military base of al-Balad. Three military sources from Iraq told Reuters later on Friday that Washing ...

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

IS Militants' Plot to Sneak into Salahaddin Foiled

BAS News - 2019-06-16 22:49
ERBIL - A plot by the Islamic State (IS) militants to infiltrate into the Iraqi province of Salahaddin was foiled by the pro-Iranian Shi'ite militias on Sunday. The jihadists had attempted to sneak into the city of al-Madarat, in Samarra, but they were t ...

The Health Committee closes a milk factory in the southern countryside of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-14 01:58
Al-Raqqa – The Health Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa closed a factory during a tour on cheese and dairy factories in the southern countryside Raqqa in order to examine the conditions inside the laboratories, oversees its working mechanism and to ...

The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union was held in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 03:03
Tabqa – Under the slogan “struggle, resist, organize and liberate yourself” The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union in Tabqa city was held today in the center of culture and art in Tabqa. Members and representatives of the committees and ...

Silos of Salhabiya receive 1000 tons of wheat every day

SDF Press - 2019-06-11 20:53
Tabqa- After taking all necessary measures to facilitate the receipt of wheat crop from the peasants, the management of silos in Tabqa countryside has started to receive the wheat crop since the beginning of this month. The wheat is received from farmers ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

The announcement of the graduation of the first military brigade in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-31 00:35
The academy of martyr Ammar al-Sheikh, graduated the first brigade in Tabqa. The brigade carried the name of martyr (Kahraman Tabqa). 900 fighters joined the training course which was named after martyr Chia Kobani and continued 50 day. In the presence of ...