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The Cyprus crisis is about geopolitics not energy profits | Ahval

The Cyprus crisis is about geopolitics not energy profits | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-04 17:22

The Cyprus crisis is about geopolitics not energy profits | Ahval - Ahvalnews

No information about the Fate of Three Kurdish Detainees in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-16 02:00
Although one month have passed since the arrest of three Kurdish civilians including “Saber Kamani”, “Kamran Kamani” and Keyvan Mokaremi” residing at “Anbeh village” of Taregor Region of Orumiyeh, there is still… The post No information about the Fate of ...

KCK’s Bayik: People of northern Syria must prepare for war

ANF - 2019-08-09 08:53
Cemil Bayik describes the Turkish state with its expansionist character as a basic problem for the Middle East and says: "The Turkish state is a danger not only for the Kurds, but for all." ...

“The only goal is of Afrin people to return home”

ANF - 2019-08-06 16:15
Shexo Ibrahim from the Berxwedan Camp Assembly founded first in Shehba said: “Refugees from Afrin who live in Shehba and Sherawa organize their lives to return to Afrin, and continue their resistance on this basis.” ...

The Economy and Agriculture Committee in Tabqa provides fuel allocations to farmers

SDF Press - 2019-08-05 21:50
Tabqa – The Directorate of Agriculture of the Economic Commission in the democratic civil administration of Tabqa, began the distribution of diesel fuel to farmers licensed by the Directorate of Agriculture. The distribution mechanism is carried out accor ...

Counter Terrorism chief: Global Coalition military intelligence sharing method ‘should be copied all over the world’

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-05 21:01
Patrick Stevens, the Director of Interpol’s Counter Terrorism unit, said the Global Coalition is an example of best practice in sharing military intelligence. “I personally believe that the model we developed under the Global Coalition should be copied a ...

The Crisis is Coming: Syria and the End of the U.S.-Turkish Alliance - War on the Rocks

Warontherocks - 2019-08-05 11:09

Turkey’s demand for a Syria buffer zone is about oil, not terror

E-Kurd - 2019-08-02 07:12
Michael Rubin | Washington Examiner Defense Secretary Mark Esper telephoned his Turkish counterpart on July 29 for the first time since formally taking the Pentagon’s helm, and the call did not go well. According to the Turkish read-out of the phone call ...

“The world must fulfill duties against Turkey’s attacks”

ANF - 2019-08-01 15:36
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria called on the international public to fulfill their duties against Turkey’s attacks and stressed that all efforts in the current process should focus on the democratic solution to the Syrian crisis. ...

Urgent Appeal: Imminent Humanitarian Crisis in Maxmur Camp

ANF - 2019-08-01 14:05
Democratic People’s Council of the Maxmur Refugee Camp called on the UN to immediately ensure that the embargo on the Maxmur Camp is lifted, and that the Maxmur Camp has access to food supplies and medical care. ...

Turkey’s demand for a Syria buffer zone is about oil, not terror

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-07-31 21:01

Squaring the Circles in Syria’s North East

The International Crisis Group - 2019-07-30 18:13
The U.S. decision to leave troops in north-eastern Syria has bought the area time but not lasting stability. Washington should press its Kurdish YPG allies to loosen their PKK ties – lest Ankara intervene – and stop obstructing their autonomy talks with ...

POLITICO Playbook PM: Acosta’s out, Mueller’s delayed and the debt crisis is getting closer - POLITICO

Politico - 2019-07-15 02:02

The People’s Municipality in Raqqa completes the road paving project

SDF Press - 2019-07-08 02:01
Raqqa – As part of its daily activities, the service department in the People’s Municipality in Raqqa completes its daily projects by paving the roads of the city. This is a completion of previous projects which were implemented in cooperation with Al-Sha ...

Six IS Members Killed, Captured in Baghdad, Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-07-07 22:57
ERBIL - At least six members of the Islamic State (IS) were either killed or captured in the Iraqi provinces of Baghdad and Nineveh on Sunday. The Iraqi forces killed a couple of IS militants during an operation in the neighborhood of al-Ghazaliya, weste ...

The People’s Municipality of Tabqa launches a clean campaign for public roads

SDF Press - 2019-07-07 20:10
Tabqa – The cleanup campaign launched by the People’s Municipality of the Municipal Committee of the Civil Administration of Tabqa city continues on its seventh day with the slogan “cleanliness is the title of civilization”. The campaign targets the main ...

[PICTURES]: IS Judge Arrested While Disguising as a Woman

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces arrested on Friday an senior member of the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul. According to media reports, the jihadists served as a judge with IS while the extremist group was in control of Mosul. He was disguising in women’s ou ...