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Canadian aid worker recounts time on forefront of Syrian crisis - The Globe and Mail

Canadian aid worker recounts time on forefront of Syrian crisis - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-08-16 00:59

Canadian aid worker recounts time on forefront of Syrian crisis - The Globe and Mail - Theglobeandmail

Minister of Peshmerga investigates the situation of those with disabilities in war

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-04 17:51
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September, 3, 2019, during a meeting with both the Committee of Handicapped Peshmerga and the Committee of the Martyrs, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) investigates the issues facing the Peshmerga with dis ...

In a Turkish forest, resistance grows to a Canadian company’s gold-mining project - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-08-27 03:21

A Kurdish Worker Sentenced to One of Year Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-27 02:01
A worker, ‘Isaac Rouhi”, was sentenced to one year in prison by branch 1 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj on charges of “propaganda against the state”. Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post A Kurdish Worker Sentenced to One of Year Impri ...

The new spheres of influence: As the American era ends, what will take its place? - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-08-25 00:17

Turkish police block protests over sacking of elected Kurdish mayors

E-Kurd - 2019-08-21 21:33
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish police on Wednesday blocked protests over the government’s sacking of three mayors in the Kurdish southeast accused of having links to Kurdish PKK militants, an AFP correspondent said. At least 200 people attem ...

Organizing the work of private educational institutes in al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-21 02:29
Al-Raqqa – The Special Education Office of the Education and Learning Committee in al-Raqqa held a meeting with the presidency of the Education and Learning Authority in the self-administration in Northern and Eastern Syria, on Tuesday, to find organizati ...

Kurdish Civilian Released from Orumiyeh Prison on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-20 02:01
Adel Salem Fard, a Kurdish detainee, was released from Orumiyeh Central Prison on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Adel Salem Fard, a Kurdish civilian of Oshnavieh (Shno… The post Kurdish Civilian Released from Or ...

HDP Temelli: Let's unite on the struggle for democracy!

ANF - 2019-08-19 13:32
HDP Co-Chair Sezai Temelli reacted harshly to the seizure of the municipalities and said: "Power has lost its legitimacy." Temelli called on the public, parties and institutions to "unite in the struggle for democracy". ...

Migrants on the Open Arms to be taken in by 6 European countries

ANF - 2019-08-16 09:50
The 147 migrants on board of the rescue ship Open Arms will be taken in by six European countries. ...

US delegation in Urfa as part of preparations for “safe zone”

ANF - 2019-08-12 18:45
The Turkish regime announced that a delegation from the US has arrived in Urfa as part of discussions on a safe zone in the north of Syria. ...

Families of martyrs: We don’t want Erdoğan on our land

ANF - 2019-08-12 14:04
Martyrs’ families, who have paid the greatest price for the establishment and protection of the Northern and Eastern Syrian Federation, say they don’t want the Turkish regime on their lands. ...

Turkish army bombs villages of Sherawa, Afrin

ANF - 2019-08-11 15:11
Yet another attack on villages of Afrin. ...

Martyrs remembered at the Feast of Sacrifice in Rojava

ANF - 2019-08-11 10:14
On the occasion of the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, people from northern and eastern Syria are visiting the graves of the martyrs. ...

CENI: The “peace corridor” is part of war-mongering plans

ANF - 2019-08-09 14:32
CENI warned that any aggression on the Democratic Federation of Northern and Eastern Syria will constitute an attack on all of humanity. ...

A bunch of takeaways from the latest US Inspector General report on anti-ISIS ops

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-07 06:58
Compiled By SETH J. FRANTZMAN The new report is out. “This is the 18th Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) report on Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the overseas contingency operation to […] ...

Recycling of iron in the countryside of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-05 21:50
Raqqa – In order to benefit from the rubble of buildings and destroyed homes that resulted from the battles and clashes that took place during the control of the terrorist organization ISIS over the city and its countryside, three factories were opened in ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets with Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region Dr Omer Al-Kandari. Dr-Alkandari reiterated that the Emir of Kuwait and its people are looking forward t ...

Minister of Peshmerga visited the Directorates and Departments at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Headquarters

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 19:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 21, 2019, after beginning his duties as the Minister of Peshmerga, Shorsh Ismael and Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, as well as number of high officials visited the office of Chief-of-Staff, Secre ...

Buffoon or charismatic leader? Boris Johnson poised to become next British prime minister because of Brexit - The Globe and Mail

Theglobeandmail - 2019-07-20 10:33

Trump meets Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, told her ‘You had the Nobel Prize?’

E-Kurd - 2019-07-18 16:09
WASHINGTON,— US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq. Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, ...