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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (TFSA) jihadists establish a “committee” to organize looting and confiscation of private properties

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-19 17:47
Members of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army told local news agency today that jihadist factions have established an “economic committee” to organize looting and confiscation of private properties in the city of Tal Abyad, Northeast Syria. TFSA jihadists ...

As Erdoğan visits Trump, Turkey jails more journalists - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-11-14 23:39

ICRC to Open Rehabilitation Center in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-11-13 16:32
ERBIL - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has revealed its plans to open a rehabilitation center in Erbil in cooperations with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). During a meeting with Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzan ...

AD CP receives French Colbert Committee team - GulfToday

Gulftoday - 2019-11-12 11:52

KBDH paid tribute to Aynur Ada, who fell martyr in Til Temir

ANF - 2019-11-11 12:00
The United Revolutionary Movement of Women (KBDH) paid tribute to Aynur Ada (Göze Altunöz), the Central Committee and Founding Member of DKP / BÖG who fell martyr in Til Temir. ...

Committee established to document Turkey war crimes

ANF - 2019-11-11 08:34
Jurists in Northern and Eastern Syria established a committee to document the war crimes carried out by the Turkish state. ...

Iraq doubles number of Kurds on constitutional amendment committee as protests rage

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-10 19:38

Iraq Protests Death Toll Reaches 319

BAS News - 2019-11-10 19:10
ERBIL - The death toll from the protests in Iraq has risen to 319, as demonstrations in the capital Baghdad and other southern cities have been ongoing since early October. The Iraqi Parliamentary Human Rights Committee confirmed in a statement in Sunday ...

Kurdish Representatives in ‘Constitution Amendment Committee’ Doubled

BAS News - 2019-11-10 13:25
ERBIL — Three more Kurdish representatives have been added to the committee which works on amending the Iraqi Constitution, said Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Haddad. “With the support of Kurdistani factions [at the Iraqi House of Representatives] we ...

Lawyers in Kurdistan Region Urge Iraq to Halt Efforts to Amend Constitution

BAS News - 2019-11-07 19:35
ERBIL - A number of lawyers in the Kurdistan Region have called on Iraq to halt the efforts to amend the country's Constitution, arguing that the steps are not "constitutional." Iraqi Parliament earlier the month formed a committee to amend the Constitut ...

Sairoon Bloc Forms Committee to Question Premier at Parliament

BAS News - 2019-11-07 17:52
ERBIL - The Sairoon Bloc, led by the powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, has formed a committee to question Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi at the parliament. Speaking to reporters, MP Riyadh Mohammed revealed that they have already completed the legal ...

Kurdistan Forms Committee to Deal with Iraq's Constitution Amendment

BAS News - 2019-11-07 12:13
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region has formed a special committee to deal with the efforts in Baghdad aiming at constitutional amendment. While protests in Baghdad continue and casualties among protestors increase, some political factions are pushing for an am ...

DKP/BÖG: Comrades Altunöz and Aydın fell martyrs

ANF - 2019-11-07 11:23
DKP / BÖG announced that its Central Committee and founding members Göze Altunöz and member Yasin Aydın fell martyr in Rojava. ...

FM meets head of German parliament committee and president of Kurdistan region of Iraq

Gulf Times - 2019-11-05 18:20

Kurdish-Led Autonomous Administration Not Concerned With Constitutional Committee | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-05 15:54

Syria's Kurds Protest Exclusion from Constitutional Committee | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-05 15:54

CPJ Insider, November: Face-to-face with Pakistani border control and a northern Syria crisis - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-11-05 15:54

Autonomous Administration called on the UN to protect civilians

ANF - 2019-11-04 20:05
The Committee on Foreign Relations of the Autonomous Administration called on the United Nations (UN) to establish a committee to investigate the situation of civilians exposed to Turkish attacks and to prevent further attacks on civilians. ...

Gulftimes : FM meets head of German parliament committee and president of Kurdistan region of Iraq

Gulf Times - 2019-11-04 10:08

PM Barzani Presides Committee Meeting Preparing Reform Bill

BAS News - 2019-11-03 19:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday presided the meeting of a special government committee which prepares the promised reform bill. PM Barzani urged the committee to accelerate the process and finalize the bill to be ready t ...

Constitutional Committee convenes with historic opposition involvement

Thearabweekly - 2019-11-03 09:59

Syrian Constitutional Committee talks continue

ANF - 2019-11-02 08:14
The meetings of the Syrian Constitutional Committee, which officially began at the United Nations Office in Geneva on 30 October, continue on Friday, for the third round of talks. ...

Kurds Condemn CAIR-LA Hosting Event in Support of the Turkish Invasion of Rojava (North and East Syria)

Kurdistantribune - 2019-11-01 07:08
Southern California Kurds in Defense of Rojava and US citizens condemn 23 annual CAIR-LA banquet sponsored by Turkish Airlines The Southern California Committee in Defense of Rojava ( North and East of Syria) in response to the Turkish military invasion o ...

Syrian Kurds criticize UN envoy over constitution committee

Yahoo - 2019-10-30 17:29

Kongra Star Social Committee calls for international action

ANF - 2019-10-30 14:22
Kongra Star appealed to all humanitarian and human rights organizations that are working in the field of people with special needs and the United Nations to carry out their humanitarian duty. ...

Armenian Genocide issue raised during House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing

NEWS - 2019-10-30 13:49

Pedersen: Main criterion of Constitution is integrity of Syria

ANF - 2019-10-29 12:05
The Constitutional Committee will be formally launched on Wednesday in the Palais des Nations in Geneva. It vows to be inclusive, hovewer he Autonomous Administration won't be represented. ...

Iraqi Parliament Urges Formation of Committee to Amend Constitution

BAS News - 2019-10-28 16:25
It also terminated activities at provincial and municipal councils. ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives urged on Monday the formation of a committee to amend the Constitution within a period of four months. The Parliament made the call during a ...

Former House Intel Committee Chair: 'No way we could have' killed ISIS leader without the Kurds | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-27 22:25

Call to create local Women Defend Rojava platforms

ANF - 2019-10-23 14:13
"Organize autonomous women’s and LGBTI+ meetings, create your local WOMEN DEFEND ROJAVA committee and participate in the Europe-wide WOMEN DEFEND ROJAVA PLATFORM that is calling for WOMEN DEFEND ROJAVA actions every Wednesday." ...

Key House Committee Chair Signals Upcoming Vote on Armenian Genocide Resolution | Asbarez.com

Asbarez - 2019-10-23 03:19

Morocco committee calls on Germany to reverse anti-BDS decision – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-22 01:57

Second Syrian Kurdish journalist dies of wounds sustained in Turkish air strike - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-10-17 12:08

House intelligence committee releases redacted version of whistleblower complaint | WPMI

Mynbc15 - 2019-10-17 07:48

Syrian Kurdish journalist killed in Turkish airstrike on civilian convoy - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-10-15 01:53

FaceApp security "risks" not worth it for 2020 presidential campaigns, Democratic National Committee warns - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-14 19:55

CPJ condemns Turkish attack that killed a Kurdish journalist

ANF - 2019-10-14 14:47
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemned the Turkish air strike on a civilian convoy that killed journalist Saad Ahmed and injured at least four other reporters. ...

PKK: National Conference urgently needed

ANF - 2019-10-14 10:46
The PKK Executive Committee issued a statement in which it underlined the need for national unity. ...

Turkish diplomat who hushed up torture report won a seat on the UN Committee Against Torture - Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-10-13 22:56

'Was that disruptive?': congressman blasts Trump official with air-horn in committee hearing – video | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-11 21:53

Whistleblower did not disclose contact with intel committee to inspector general, source says [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-10 14:58

Schiff's office confirms whistleblower contacted House Intel Committee for guidance on how to report complaint [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-10 03:03

CPJ joins call to UN rights council for end to press crackdown in Turkey - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-10-10 02:37

UN: Constitutional Committee Should Lead to End of Syria War | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-09 01:53

Donald Trump's Claim That the Military Ran Out of Ammunition Is 'Not True,' House Armed Services Committee Member Says

Newsweek - 2019-10-08 15:40

PM Barzani Meets with Parliament, KRG Officials, Discuss Reform Bill

BAS News - 2019-10-07 22:50
ERBIL - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with senior officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the autonomous region's parliament to review a draft bill of reforms. During the meeting, parliamentary officials, known as the Committee of ...

CPJ Insider October 2019: Khashoggi’s murder anniversary, Sulzberger’s warning, threats to women journalists unpacked - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-10-07 16:07

Under the slogan “Tomorrow will be beautiful” the Women’s Committee organizes an awareness campaign for women in Hajin

SDF Press - 2019-10-06 23:02
Deir Zour – In coordination with the Youth Committee and under the slogan “Tomorrow will be beautiful” the Women’s Committee organized on Sunday, an awareness campaign for women to encourage them to educate themselves, to attend school and to strengthen t ...

Iraqi Parliamentary Fact-Finding Committee Investigates Kurdistan Oil Exports | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-05 19:03

Syria's Kurds protest exclusion from constitutional committee

Yahoo - 2019-10-05 10:44

MSD wrote to UN Guterres and Pederson on Constitutional Committee

ANF - 2019-10-05 10:20
The Syrian Democratic Assembly (MSD) wrote an open letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and UN Special Representative for Syria Geir Pederson on the exclusion of representatives of North and East Syria from the Syrian Constitutional Committee. ...

Kurds Protest Exclusion From Syria's Constitutional Committee | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-10-05 10:11

Loot boxes back in the news, as UK House of Commons likens them to gambling

AEI - 2019-10-05 00:36
The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has issued a report likening loot boxes to addictive gambling, and recommending regulations restricting children from playing games with loot box mechanics. But absent a firm causal link ...

Constitutional Committee: Gateway To Resolution Or New Form Of Procrastination – Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2019-10-04 14:53

Social Services working hard for families in need in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-10-04 13:02
The Social Services and Solidarity Committee, which was established to identify the families in need in order to act and meet their demand, continues its activities. ...

Syria's Kurds protest exclusion from constitutional committee

France24 - 2019-10-04 03:11

VIDEO: Syrian Kurds protest ‘unjust’ exclusion from constitutional committee

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-04 01:22

The long road ahead for Syria’s constitutional committee | Jordan Times

Jordantimes - 2019-10-04 01:00

New Syrian constitutional committee is no guarantee of the protection of citizens' rights – but it's a start - The National

Thenational - 2019-10-04 01:00

From the archives: Impeachment and AEI

AEI - 2019-10-04 00:49
In 1973, the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities asked AEI to assist it in assessing the major legislative implications of the evidence developed during the Watergate hearings. The post From the archives: Impeachment and AEI appea ...

Turkey-backed Syrian opposition says Kurds represented in constitutional committee, rejects federalism

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-03 21:16

Spanish reporter Ferran Barber detained for weeks without charge, deported from Iraqi Kurdistan - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-10-03 20:54

Syrian Kurds protest 'unjust' exclusion from constitutional committee | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-10-03 20:42

Turkey vetoed inclusion of Syrian Kurds in constitutional committee - official | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-03 20:42

Press freedom in Iraqi Kurdistan on ‘brink of extinction’, journalists say

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
Committee to Protect Journalists HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— “Ever since I started working as a journalist nine years ago, I have been under constant pressure from my family, my tribe, and my community to give up journalism. Friends have been ...

Kurdistan Söderhamn Solidarity Committee condemned trustees

ANF - 2019-10-03 17:02
Kurdistan Söderhamn Solidarity Committee talked to ANF about the imposition of trustees to the HDP-run municipalities. ...

Press freedom on ‘brink of extinction’ in Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists say - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-10-03 16:55

UN excludes one third of Syria, mostly Kurds, from constitution committee

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-03 15:50
A tug-of-war is taking place, in which the government in Damascus may pay lip service to this committee but will never allow it real power, instead trying to pack it with its own representatives. ...

Syrian Kurds criticise UN envoy over new committee | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-03 09:51

Kurds Protests Exclusion from Constitutional Committee in Qamishli, Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-03 09:50

People of Qamishlo march to the UN Representation

ANF - 2019-10-03 09:12
Qamishlo people demand the inclusion of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria in the works of the Constitutional Committee. ...

Spanish journalist detained in Iraqi Kurdistan for weeks without charge, then deported

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
BEIRUT,— The Committee to Protect Journalists on Tuesday condemned Iraqi Kurdistan authorities’ detention and deportation of Spanish freelance journalist Ferran Barber and urged the authorities to allow local and foreign journalists to do their jobs free ...

No arrests in PUK office shootings, two arrested in KDP office attack

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The head of the Erbil Police Directorate noted on Monday that no one has been arrested so far for involvement in shooting incidents at the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Committee 4 and Committee 5 offices in I ...

Syrian Kurds protest ‘unjust’ exclusion from UN-backed constitutional committee

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Hundreds of Kurds demonstrated in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Wednesday in protest at their minority community’s “exclusion” from a United Nations-backed committee tasked with drafting a new constitution f ...

The New Syrian Constitution: The United Nations Will Facilitate the Constitutional Committee

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-10-03 01:49

Our children are the future .. The title of a campaign in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-10-03 01:20
Tabqa – In cooperation and coordination with the Education and Teaching Committee of Tabqa and in order to reduce child labor, the Women’s Committee started today in the morning, an awareness campaign entitled “Our children are the future .. Let us build ...

Women’s committee issued a statement on the phenomenon of Minors’ marriage

SDF Press - 2019-10-03 01:20
Raqqa – Women‘s Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa issued a statement on Monday it was read in front of the Council’s headquarters on the spread of the phenomenon of minors’ marriage in north and east Syria. The statement indicated that women are the ...

Medical Affairs of the Reform Consultancy Committee conducted a meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-29 06:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 27, 2019, the periodic meeting between Reform Consultancy Committee and Coalition Forces was conducted. The meeting was supervised by Dr. Rizgar Ali (General Director of Medical Affairs) and attended by Dr. R ...

Russia shows no objection to buffer zone in northeast Syria, supports Kurds in constitutional committee

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 01:44

We don’t know any details about Iraqi Kurdistan oil deals for over 13 years: Finance Committee member

E-Kurd - 2019-08-28 23:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Member of the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament’s Finance Committee Sherko Jawdat Mustafa said on Wednesday that the Ministry of Natural Resources has not shared any of the Kurdistan region’s oil contracts with the commit ...

Russia shows no objection to buffer zone in northeast Syria, supports Kurds in constitutional committee

Gulan Media - 2019-08-28 21:55

Elections committee chair rules Likud's filming of Arab polling stations illegal | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-08-26 20:55

Call to join Peace Rally in Amed on 1 September

ANF - 2019-08-26 15:32
The organizing committee of the 1 September World Peace Day in Diyarbakır urged everyone to give a voice to peace at the rally and invited journalists to be a voice for peace. ...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 9, 2019 - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-08-23 03:29

Local Administration of Committee: Damages of al-Raqqa are / 419 / billion

SDF Press - 2019-08-22 17:51
Al-Raqqa – The Local Administration and Municipalities Committee held today a press conference during which the missions carried out in the second quarter of this year were presented in Raqqa city of providing services and achieving projects in many locat ...

At least 7 journalists arrested throughout Turkey - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-08-21 19:53

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 ...

Work and tasks of the Health Committee in al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-19 21:22
Al-Raqqa – The Health Committee of the al-Raqqa Civil Council is working hard as to establish and strengthen the therapeutic health infrastructure and rehabilitate the former centers and hospitals that have been damaged during previous periods, so to prov ...

Political genocide operations in Amed: Several detentions

ANF - 2019-08-19 01:54
Several people, including DBP Central Executive Committee Member Sevim Bicici, have been detained in midnight house raids in Amed. ...

Supplying Al-Tabqa’s hospital departments with oxygen cylinders

SDF Press - 2019-08-17 23:45
Al-Tabqa – the Health Committee began providing oxygen to the sections of the National Hospital as the World Health Organization (WHO) provided an oxygen station. The station feeds the department of incubators, kidney, women, ambulance and operating rooms ...

Basra police raids home, seeks arrest of Iraqi reporter Hassan Sabah - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-08-16 19:36

Russia says Syrian constitutional committee should protect Kurdish rights: Official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-16 10:06

Syria’s constitutional committee still mired in discord

Al Monitor - 2019-08-11 19:43

A clean-up campaign in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-08 20:11
Tabqa – The local administration and municipalities committee in the civil council of Tabqa in cooperation and coordination with the People’s Municipality launched on Wednesday a clean-up campaign that included the entrances to the city. The campaign star ...

Kurdish parties hold meeting on “national unity conference”

ANF - 2019-08-08 16:08
Kurdish political parties in North and East Syria met under the lead of the KNK Rojava Committee to discuss a conference on Kurdish national unity. ...

Special Education Office in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-07 22:00
Tabqa – In order to support the educational process, the Education Committee in Tabqa city opened a special education office which specializes in the affairs and supervision of private institutes. The committee started licensing private institutes in Tabq ...

KRG forms a committee to follow up the implementation of Article 140

Kurdiu - 2019-08-07 19:54

Restoration of Ja’abar Citadel

SDF Press - 2019-08-06 19:42
Tabqa – The Tourism and Antiquities Committee of the Democratic Civil Administration of Tabqa District carried out on Saturday a partial restoration of Ja’abar Citadel in the outskirts of Tabqa city. The restoration included the right side of the entrance ...

Reconciliation between the Bureij and Zagarid clans

SDF Press - 2019-08-06 19:42
Raqqa – The reconciliation committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa held a reconciliation between Al-Bureij and Al- Zagarid tribes. There was a dispute between them because a member of the Al-Bureij clan stabbed a member of the Al-Zagharid clan the white w ...

The work of the supervisory committees in Hajin municipality

SDF Press - 2019-08-05 21:50
Deira Zour – The Supply and Health Committee of the People’s Municipality in Hajin works to monitor the work of the ovens, pharmacies, shops and makes and conduct periodic tours on the markets and shops of the town and the neighboring villages. The commit ...
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