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McGurk visits Raqqa city

Waar Media - 2018-08-15 14:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The US Presidential Envoy to the International Coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS), Brett McGurk, visited Raqqa city Syria on Wednesday and met with the Civil Council of Raqqa. A WAARTV correspondent reported that McGurk met with membe ...

Syrian Kurdish authorities hold new round of talks with Damascus

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-14 11:45
The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) which administers Kurdish-controlled areas and is considered the political wing of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), held their third congress in Tabqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria, July 19, 2018. (Photo: SDC m ...

The Education Office in MSD recognizes the Internal system for education

SDF Press - 2018-08-13 11:38
In preparation for the academic year which will start in the beginning of the ninth month of this year, the office of Education in the Syrian Democratic Council held an expanded meeting of the Education Committees in Manbij, Raqqa, Deir Ez-Zour and Tabqa ...

The Sports Committee in Raqqa rehabilitates the city’s playgrounds

SDF Press - 2018-08-11 19:43
Raqqa -The Sports Committee of Raqqa civil Council continues to rehabilitate the city’s playgrounds. The committee also launched football tournaments in the city and its countryside. Raqqa city and its countryside after a liberation Raqqa city, witnessed ...

Kremlin: Putin to hold phone call with Macron on August 10

Waar Media - 2018-08-10 12:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold international phone calls on Friday, including with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, and also hold working meetings, particularly with the permanent members of the National Security Council, K ...

Baghdad: Local Official Badly Wounded in Bomb Explosion

BAS News - 2018-08-10 00:55
ERBIL - A local official was seriously wounded on Thursday after a roadside bomb went off in western Baghdad, a report said. "A bomb, placed on the side of the road, went off, as a vehicle, with a member of the municipal council on board, was passing in ...

Establishment of a Health Council in Hasakah

SDF Press - 2018-08-09 11:08
In view of the presence of medical associations in Hasakah city in different areas, which made it difficult to coordinate and cooperate between these unions and solve the problems they faced, a health council established to include these unions to increas ...

Iraq Sentences Five to Death over Links with IS

BAS News - 2018-08-07 22:54
ERBIL - An Iraqi court has sentenced five people to death over ties with the Islamic State (IS), a spokesperson of the judicial authorities said on Tuesday. Abdul-Sattar al-Bayraqdar, a spokesperson of the Iraqi judicial council, said in a statement that ...

UN investigator into IS crimes arrives in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-07 15:13
The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss adopting a resolution to help preserve evidence of Islamic State crimes in Iraq at UN Headquarters in New York, September 21, 2017. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Kurds Under Threat in Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2018-08-06 15:03
ERBIL — Armed groups regularly attack Kurdish families in Kirkuk without being prosecuted, said the head of security committee at the Kirkuk provincial council. Speaking to BasNews on Monday, Azad Jabbari, who is also a member of the Patriotic Union of K ...

Syrian Kurdish Delegation to Visit UAE

BAS News - 2018-08-06 14:22
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) is scheduled to visit the United Arab Emirates for meetings with top officials and discussions over the latest political developments in the region. Ibrahim Bro, a member of ...

Opening of the Childhood’s Exhibition for children’s drawings

SDF Press - 2018-08-04 18:25
Raqqa – The “Childhood Exhibition” opened at the Youth Center in Raqqa City in cooperation with the Youth and Sports Committee of the Raqqa Youth Council and the Culture and Antiquities Committee of the Raqqa Civil Council. In which he displayed various p ...

Raqqa … with its services recover from its wounds

SDF Press - 2018-08-04 18:25
The workshops of “Future Makers”, organization in coordination with the Reconstruction Committee in Raqqa Civil Council, continue to work on the removal of rubble, opening of roads, sewage and other service projects in Raqqa city, Where it reached Al-Nour ...

Starting of the broader clean-up campaign in countryside of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2018-08-04 18:25
Tabqa -After holding the Organizations Office and representatives of Tabqa civil council, holding a several meetings with Comins councils and the people of the countryside north-east and north of Tabqa about the services provided in the countryside and wa ...

In Pictures: KDP Branch Office in Sulaimaniya Attacked

BAS News - 2018-08-04 11:40
ERBIL - The office of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council in Sulaimaniyah came under fire early morning on Saturday by an unknown group of armed men, an official said. A member from Sulaimaniya Provincial Council, Dana Shahid Jaza, to ...

Watch: KRSC Announces Capturing Terrorist Group Linked to Erbil Attack

BAS News - 2018-08-02 22:00
Mulla Ismail Susayi confessed to have had links with Islamic State (IS) since 2014. ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) announced on Thursday evening in a statement that it has captured a group of five terrorists who confessed to have been i ...

Demonstrations Resumed in Basra as Baghdad Failed to Meet Demands

BAS News - 2018-07-31 21:45
ERBIL - Hundreds of Iraqi civilians staged on Tuesday a sit-in outside the provincial council building as demonstrations against the lack of efficient public services and job opportunities are ongoing in southern parts of the country. Protesters had set ...

Political statement of the “MSD”

SDF Press - 2018-07-30 21:44
On Sunday, 29-7-2018, the Democratic Council of Syria held an expanded meeting of all political forces and parties in the Council, at its headquarters in Darbasiya. All aspects related to meeting the delegation of the Syrian Democratic Council were discus ...

Receive the first batch of school seats

SDF Press - 2018-07-30 06:02
Raqqa – Within the campaign of assistance provided by the organizations to the Office of Organizations and Humanitarian Affairs in Raqqa Civil Council, from food, health and school assistance. The Office of Organizations and Humanitarian Affairs at Raqqa ...

Kurds aim for decentralized Syria in talks with government

The Defense Post - 2018-07-29 05:33
The Syrian Democratic Council said on Saturday that it is seeking a roadmap for a decentralized Syria after meetings with the government in Damascus The post Kurds aim for decentralized Syria in talks with government appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

SDF, Assad Regime Approaching Agreement

BAS News - 2018-07-28 12:52
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Council, the political wing for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), revealed on Saturday that they had decided with the Syrian regime to form committees in hopes of developing negotiations. The aim would be to "chart a roadm ...

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus

Reuters - 2018-07-27 11:58
A senior Syrian Kurdish official is in Damascus this week for talks with Syrian government officials at the head of a delegation including members of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an official said, their first declared visit to the capital. ...

Masrour Barzani meets US Deputy Security Advisor at White House

Waar Media - 2018-07-27 09:20
WAAR-DUHOK: Chancellor Masrour Barzani, head of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), met with US Deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel at the White House on Thursday. They discussed a series of issues “concerning Kurdistan, Iraq, and th ...

Nineveh Council Warns about IS Movements on Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2018-07-27 00:29
ERBIL — The provincial council in the northern Nineveh province of Iraq has warned about alarming increase in the movement of Islamic State (IS) insurgents between the borders of Iraq and Syria. Khalaf al-Hadidi, a member of the council, urged on Thursda ...

Haley tells UNSC Arab leaders “afraid” to tell Palestinians the truth

Waar Media - 2018-07-24 23:48
WAAR-DUHOK: As the Security Council convened to discuss escalating tensions in Gaza, US UN ambassador lashes countries, especially Arab states, for failing to offer more than ‘cheap’ talk and speeches to contribute to peace between Israel and Palestinian ...

IS-Planted Landmine Kills Yezidi IDP Inside his Home

BAS News - 2018-07-23 15:37
ERBIL - A Yezidi IDP was killed on Monday in a landmine explosion while returning to his abandoned house after three years, an official said. Khairi Ziban, a member of Sinjar mayoral council, told BasNews that they identified the victim as Ibrahim Qolw, ...

Investigate This, Investigate That

E-Kurd - 2018-07-23 14:41
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Exclusive to Ekurd.net “In Helsinki, [President Trump] agreed to ongoing working level dialogue between the two security council staffs. President Trump asked [Ambassador John Bolton] to invite President Putin to Washington …” twee ...

Iraq: Protest-hit Basra Demands Autonomy

BAS News - 2018-07-23 00:20
ERBIL — After weeks since the beginning of deadly protests, and following government’s apparent independence towards responding to protesters’ demands, Basra provincial council on Sunday asked for autonomy from Baghdad. The demand was announced after an ...

Distribution of 215 cleaning baskets in Abu Qubya camp

SDF Press - 2018-07-22 14:09
The Office of Organizations, Humanitarian Affairs and Labor in Raqqa Civil Council on Thursday distributed 215 family cleaning baskets, including sterilizers, perfumed soap, towels, incinerators and disinfectants in the refugee camp in Abu Qubya area, sou ...

Iran lifts ban on minority politicians, confirming Jews can hold office

Waar Media - 2018-07-22 12:44
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian authorities on Saturday overturned a ban implemented by an ultra-conservative council barring religious minorities from standing in municipal polls, paving the way for Jews, Christians, and members of the minority Zoroastrian religion ...

Distribution of relief baskets in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-07-20 11:58
The Office of Organizations in Raqqa Civil Council, in cooperation with the Association of Mawada and Rojava association, distributed food baskets to needy families in neighborhoods in Raqqa city. Speaking in this regard, a member of the Office of Organiz ...

Iraqi protests 'illegal' says security commander

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-20 11:43
Iraqi riot police prevent protesters from storming the Basra Provincial Council building during a demonstration in the southern oil-hub, July 15. (Photo: AP) ...

48 Kurdish officials left Kirkuk since October 2017: council member

E-Kurd - 2018-07-19 21:35
KIRKUK, Northern Iraq,— Up to 48 Kurdish officials have left Kirkuk since Iraqi forces retook the city from the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in October 2017, a member of Kirkuk Provincial Council has said. Speaking to Voice of America/Kurdish on Wednesday, A ...

The first session of the Syrian-Syrian Dialogue Forum

SDF Press - 2018-07-18 20:36
Ain Issa_ sponsored by Syrian Democratic Council held today the first meeting of the Forum dialogue. The Syrian-Syrian Dialogue held a two-day meeting, which will last for two days, in the presence of representatives from various sectors of the Syrian peo ...

Syrian-Syrian Dialogue Conference

SDF Press - 2018-07-18 12:38
The Syrian-Syrian Dialogue Conference begins at the headquarters of Syrian Democratic Council (Ain Issa) in Ain Issa district of the province of Gree Spey / Tal Abyad. In the presence of the Joint Presidency of the Syrian Democratic Council “Riad Darar an ...

Kirkuk Bans Gatherings as Protests in South Turn Violent

BAS News - 2018-07-16 22:14
ERBIL — Baghdad-appointed governor of Kirkuk has banned demonstrations in the Kurdish province disputed between Erbil and Baghdad, said a Kurdish official. Adnan Kirkuki, a spokesperson for Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership council in Kirkuk, t ...

The Employment office provides 400 jobs for youth of Raqqa every month

SDF Press - 2018-07-16 10:42
The Office of Employment in the Civil Council receives a large number of young people of Raqqa and especially after the Eid holiday, the youth who were outside Syria returned and the Employment Office makes every effort to recruit young people in all fiel ...

Distribution of financial and food aid to the shahid families in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-07-16 10:42
The Committee of shahid’ families in Raqqa civil Council distributed food and financial aid to shahid’ families Ramadan Ramadan, the joint chairman of the committee, said: “We have 305 shahid and 405 children registered in our records. Where each child re ...

Kirkuk Airport Not for Civil Aviation: Official

BAS News - 2018-07-11 21:35
ERBIL — A Kurdish official has refuted the reports of launching civil flights from Kirkuk airport, saying that the facility lacks infrastructure for non-military aviation. Speaking to BasNews, Azad Jabbari, a member of Kirkuk Provincial Council, said tha ...
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