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“An international committee should inspect the damage in Afrin”

“An international committee should inspect the damage in Afrin”

ANF - 2019-07-12 13:34
Afrin Historic Artifacts Directorate Co-president Hemid Nasir said the Turkish state has severely damaged historic sites and artifacts in Afrin and added: “An international committee should be formed to inspect the damage in Afrin.” ...
“An international committee should inspect the damage in Afrin” - ANF

Mercenaries killed a civilian in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-14 20:45
Mercenaries linked to the occupying Turkish state murdered a young boy who had been kidnapped in Afrin city center. Mercenaries kidnapped many civilians in Şiyê and Şera provinces. ...

Wrath of Olive claimed responsibility for attack in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-12 08:50
The Wrath of Olive Action Room claimed responsibility for the attack in Afrin in which 16 mercenaries died. ...

Rojava conference calls for regional security and stability through self-administration

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-12 07:07
An international conference hosted by the Rojava Center for Strategic Studies in the city of Amude in Kurdish-liberated northern Syria from July 7-9 called for international support for the establishment of self-administration in areas liberated from Isl ...

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

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 ...

ICC Registrar: There is legal basis for an international court

ANF - 2019-07-09 17:16
Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC) International Court of Justice Dominique Inchauspe spoke about the possible legal bases for an international court for ISIS trials. ...

Turkish state gives “ISIS training” in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-09 12:06
The invading Turkish army and their allied gangs give trainings in Afrin to spread the ideology of ISIS and similar gangs. ...

Turkey-bound mercenaries set fire to lands in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-07 09:38
Turkish regime-bound mercenary groups set fire to the lands belonging to the villagers in Mabata, province of Afrin. ...

10,000 foreign ‘terrorists’ still held by YPG: spokesman

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 09:14
"Rojava believes an international court should be established" ...

Qamishlo Conference: Partners of ISIS should be called to account

ANF - 2019-07-06 16:44
Following the opening speeches, victims of ISIS massacres in Syria, Iraq and throughout the world took the stage to speak. The conference continues with various seminars. ...

Clans Council: An invading state shouldn't be in the "safe zone"

ANF - 2019-07-05 16:38
The Qamishlo Canton Clans Council members protested the Turkish state’s attempts to form a “safe zone” in Northern and Eastern Syria and said, “Turkey is an invading state. An invading state shouldn’t take part in the ‘safe zone’.” ...

No Ethno-Religious Component Should Be Called “Minority”: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-07-03 14:09
ERBIL — The different ethnic and religious components of Kurdistan Region should not be called “minorities” as each of them is an asset that cannot be measured with numbers, said Kurdish leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Barzani m ...

Turkish state pushes Syrian refugees to prostitution

ANF - 2019-06-22 13:10
The Turkish state is pushing refugees who fled Syria and arrived in Urfa towards prostitution, drug abuse and selling their organs. The refugees who want help from state institutions are told, “Go die in your own country, or do prostitution like others." ...

Shengal youth protested Turkish occupation attacks

ANF - 2019-06-21 11:49
Young people in Shengal protested the Turkish state's invasion of South Kurdistan and said they are ready to fight against the occupiers. ...

Oil up as trade woes abate with Trump, Xi meeting

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were up to begin Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump said he will hold a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, calming worries that global oil demand would be weak this year. International benchmark Brent crude ...

[PICTURES]: Lack of Preservation Puts Historic Sites at Risk in Duhok

BAS News - 2019-06-17 10:15
ERBIL - Lack of efficient preservation has put several historic sites at a great risk of devastation in the district of Akre, in Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. Akre is one of the oldest areas in the region with about 600 historic and ancient sites wit ...

Turkish state invasion attacks protested in Aleppo

ANF - 2019-06-15 13:53
Hundreds of citizens took to the streets in the neighbourhood of Shexmeqsud in Aleppo and protested the Turkish state’s invasion attacks in a mass march. ...

People in Maxmur condemned Turkish state attacks

ANF - 2019-06-15 13:22
People in Maxmur camp protested the Turkish state's invasion attacks against Başur Kurdistan. ...

HPG: Attacks against civilians are part of the invasion plan

ANF - 2019-06-14 14:42
HPG said the Turkish state has been bombing civilian residential areas in Southern Kurdistan deliberately and systematically, and added that these attacks are part of an invasion plan. ...

TEV-DEM’s Xelil: Afrin will be returned to its own people- PART I

ANF - 2019-06-12 17:32
TEV-DEM Executive Council Member Aldar Xelil said: “The Turkish state’s forces took over Afrin’s lands, but they can never take the will of the people or the resistance. We believe Afrin will be saved.” ...