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Prevention of mass atrocities lies at the heart of democratic security, Armenian FM says

Armradio - 2019-05-18 15:01

SDF Captures 42 IS Insurgents in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has captured a total of 42 Islamic State (IS) insurgents in eastern Syria. The SDF said in a statement that the Kurdish fighters backed by the US-led coalition forces launched a military operation in ...

Lawyers: International court must be established for DAESH

ANF - 2019-05-17 11:48
After the defeat of DAESH by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that finished off the mercenaries taking control of their last strongholds in the village of al-Baghouz, thousands of DAESH mercenaries and their families have surrendered to the SDF. ...

KDP Bloc Preparing Bill to Compensate Yezidi Survivors of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-16 15:36
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the parliament of Kurdistan Region is working on a bill to compensate the Yezidis who have survived the Islamic State (IS) crimes. MP Liza Falakaddin told BasNews that the KDP faction has suggested to t ...

SDF Launches Operation to Capture Remaining IS Militants East of Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-16 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said it has begun an operation to find and arrest the militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) in Deir al-Zor province, east of Syria. The US-backed forces confirmed in a statement that they have so fa ...

Graduation of / 133 / leaders of two academies

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Ain Issa – The academies of martyr Aziz Arabs and Lawrence have ende two training courses for the leaders of Syrian democratic forces. They carried the names of the martyrs “Abdullah Tal Tamer and Polat Derek”. They included 133 fighters who received inte ...

How Trump Legitimized One of Europe’s Most Anti-Democratic Leaders – Rolling Stone

Rollingstone - 2019-05-15 22:37

The International Community’s Clear Double Standard: All Anti-Democratic Actions in Turkey Must be Strongly Condemned, Including Those Against the Kurds

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-05-15 03:21

Our forces arrest a dangerous terrorist in Silok Town

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
On May 13, 2019, the Syrian democratic forces, together with Coalition forces, carried out a successful raid in Silok area which is located north Syria. They arrested Talal Shaneir, known as Abu Hammam, the terrorist who is responsible for murder and exto ...

New York Times: They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
RMEILAN, Syria — Dressed in camouflage and sipping tea, the Syrian commander who emerged as America’s closest ally in the battle that defeated Islamic State looked to an unsettling future. The Kurdish leader of the Syrian Democratic Forces, known by the n ...

KDP Officially Nominates Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Region President

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday officially nominated Nechirvan Barzani, the party’s deputy president, for president of Kurdistan Region. BasNews has learned that KDP faction submitted Barzani’s nomination documents to the parliament. ...

KDP Bloc at Iraqi Parliament Decries Latest Arabization Attempt in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc at the Iraqi parliament has condemned the recent attempt by Arabs to forcefully occupy the Kurdish villages in Kirkuk province. “There is a plot to change the demography of Palkan and 17 other villages. We st ...

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

Turkey’s ruling AKP manipulates election outcomes in Kurdish South-east, leaves municipalities broke

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-13 22:33
The big question in the Kurdish-majority municipalities in the south-east of Turkey was whether the candidates for the leftist Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which won the most votes in the local elections on 13 March 2019, would be acknowledged as the ...

105 fighters ended their training course at the Academy of Commando

SDF Press - 2019-05-13 20:54
News center – The Commandos Academy of The Syrian Democratic Forces in Euphrates Region ended its third training course. The course was named after the martyr “Delovan Manbaj”. Leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Women’s Protection Units YPJ and the ...

Two Members of Kurdish Political Party Killed near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked a village near Khanaqin overnight on Sunday and killed two members of Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party, an official confirmed. Khanaqin is a Kurdish town disputed between Kurdistan Region and Iraq. It is under th ...

No excuses for confusing ally with adversary in US-Iran face-off

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 14:21
The Democratic Party is no longer the party of liberalism ...

Nomination for Kurdistan President Open Now: Parliament

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament announced on Sunday the nomination for Kurdistan Region president. The parliament convened on 8th May and reactivated Kurdistan Region presidency after a political deal was reached by Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), ...

Al Kasra Hospital .. Free services despite the lack of potential

SDF Press - 2019-05-11 22:08
Deir Zour- After the Syrian democratic forces had liberated Deir Zour and its countryside from ISIS terrorists, the civil council of Dier Zour quickly prepared and equipped the health sector within the region and provide the necessary emergency services ...

How Interpol co-opted to serve anti-democratic agendas worldwide | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-11 06:15

SDF Hands Two Freed Yezidi Sisters to Rescue Office

BAS News - 2019-05-10 20:52
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday handed over two freed Yezidi sisters to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The two had been freed in the operations to liberate the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern par ...

Brexit news: Farage RIDICULES Verhofstadt as crowd JEERS democratic rights plea | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-05-10 01:49

Brexit remorselessly rumbles on

Rûdaw - 2019-05-08 22:21
Tension between democratic damage and economic damage is at the core of the paralysis ...

Turkey’s Democratic Credentials Pushed to The Limit | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2019-05-07 22:19

KDP, PUK Reach Deal over Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Tuesday reached an agreement over the amendment of Kurdistan Region Presidency Law. According to the agreement, the two major political parties have resolved their differe ...

SDC Comments on Abdullah Ocalan’s Message

BAS News - 2019-05-07 12:45
ERBIL — Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) has said the last message from Abdullah Ocalan was well received, but its implementation requires mutual understanding from Turkey and Syrian regime as well. Jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Part ...

Nearly 30 Freed Yezidis Reunite with Families in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-05-06 21:48
ERBIL - Nearly 30 Yezidis, who had been freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria earlier in March, reunited on Monday with their families in Sinjar. Earlier the month, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that it had handed over a number ...

JAILED KURDISH MILITANT LEADER OCALAN CALLS ON SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC FORCES TO PURSUE SOLUTIONS IN SYRIA OTHER THAN THROUGH CONFLICT- STATEMENT READ BY LAWYERS

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 15:04

27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS handed over to the Shengal Council

ANF - 2019-05-06 11:37
27 Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by SDF fighters were handed over to the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council. ...

Citizenship and Identity – Part III

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 06:04
Dr. Sorran Arasan | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Marshallian rights of citizenship A radical democratic citizenship is based on a civil society. Before describing the Marshallian rights of citizenship a few words about radical democratic citizenship; I will la ...

KDP to Support Future Nineveh Governor Conditionally

BAS News - 2019-05-05 23:53
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has said that it will support the future governor of Nineveh conditionally, one of which is to see justice among all components in the disputed areas. Talking to BasNews, Ali Khalil, a KDP representativ ...

KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

E-Kurd - 2019-05-05 20:59
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK have signed an agreement that finalizes the latter’s participation in the new Iraqi Kurdistan government. In the presence of many senior part ...

KDP and PUK Sign Final Political Agreement on New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-05-05 17:06
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) inked a new political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new government. The deal came after months of meetings which were concluded on Sunday whe ...

KDP, Gorran Agree on Urgent Efforts to Finalize Gov’t Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-05-05 14:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) agreed on Sunday that all involved sides are required to urgently finalize the talks over formation the new cabinet. KDP sent a high-level delegation to meet with Gorran on Sunday and ...

Will Joe Biden's momentum last in a crowded Democratic primary field? [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 14:18

KDP Delegation Meets with Gorran to Sign Political Agreement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:54
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) arrived in Change Movement (Gorran) headquarter on Sunday to sign a new political agreement after concluding negotiations. The agreement comes after months of talks over next cabin ...

SDF in Indirect Talks with Turkey: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is now in “indirect” negotiations with Turkey to address the outstanding issues, said Mazlum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the SDF. During a ceremony on Friday, Abdi delivered a speech to reveal th ...

KDP and PUK to Sign Political Agreement on Sunday: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will ink another political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new cabinet, said PUK spokesperson Latif Omar. BasNews previously reported that a hi ...

Stealth Conflict in Venezuela Pits Russian 'Democratic Fraud' against American 'Hybrid War' | Belmont Club

Pjmedia - 2019-05-04 11:53

KDP to Meet with PUK, Gorran This Week, Agreement over Cabinet Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to be planning a meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) on Sunday. The KDP delegation, led by the party’s deputy president, Nechir ...

Arab tribes discuss Syria's future

ANF - 2019-05-03 13:56
The conference of Arab tribes convened by the Syrian Democratic Council has begun in Ain Issa. ...

PUK is waiting for the Democratic Party to sign the agreement

Kurdiu - 2019-05-02 19:08

Committee of the economy in Tabqa .. Rise of the economy through the reactivation of the agricultural situation

SDF Press - 2019-05-02 17:44
Tabqa – The democratic civil administration in Tabqa and its countryside after liberation from the terrorist ISIS on 10/5/2017 worked hard to promote the economic situation, which was severely damaged during the years of war. Efforts have been focused on ...

First Jineology Camp held in Portugal

ANF - 2019-05-02 11:25
During the camp, the participants discussed topics such as Jineology, Democratic Confederalism, the Kurdish struggle, self-defense, agroecology, the housing crisis and precarity, as well as the hunger strike resistance led by Leyla Güven. ...

The Municipality of the People in Raqqa celebrates the workers’ day

SDF Press - 2019-05-02 00:55
Raqqa – The ” Municipality of the People ” organized in Raqqa a celebration on the occasion of “World Labor Day”. In the presence of municipalities and leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Internal Security Forces and the committees of the Civi ...

Celebrating the second anniversary of the liberation of Tabqa City

SDF Press - 2019-05-02 00:55
Tabqa – The civil administration of the city of Tabqa in cooperation with Syrian Democratic forces in the city organized today a celebration to commemorate the second anniversary of the liberation of Tabqa City from, which was known as the Terrorist ISIS, ...

SDF Commander Survives Assassination

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander survived on Wednesday an assassination attempt in the Syrian northern city of Manbij. The incident occurred near the roundabout of al-Kitab, in Manbij, where a bomb explosion targeted the car ...

Council of martyrs’ families .. Supervising and organizing families of martyrs of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-01 20:10
Tabqa-The committee of families of martyrs in Tabqa, one of the committees of the Executive Council, which was established in November 2017, within the democratic civil administration, after the liberation of the city from the terrorists of ISIS “Daash.” ...

KDP’s discriminatory rules – Get a job at int’l oil companies in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 15:15
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Local government authorities of KDP made discriminatory work rules to get a job at international oil companies operating in Iraqi Kurdistan Local government authorities of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have made d ...

NAV-DEM: Support Kurdish and democratic candidates in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
The Democratic Kurdish Community Center of Germany (NAV-DEM) called on Kurdish voters to support candidates supporting liberties in the European Parliament elections. ...

Massoud Barzani meets Huda-Par delegation, a political extension of Turkish Hezbollah

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 00:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Democratic Party leader, Massoud Barzani, receives Turkey’s delegation from Hur Dava Party (Huda Par), led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil. Barzani, who has good ties with ...

The academy of the martyr Juma Nezaal ends its Sixth training course

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 00:38
Tabqa – The academy of the martyr Juma Nezaal ends its Sixth training course today. The course named after “Martyr Ala Raqqa” where 100 fighters from Tabqa and its countryside have joined it and lasted for 20 days. Commanders of Syrian Democratic Forces a ...

Democratic Islamic Society met in North and East Syria

ANF - 2019-04-28 17:09
The first conference of the Democratic Islamic Society in North and East of Syria – Rojava has begun on Saturday. ...

NAV-DEM and YJK-E called on everyone to reclaim Workers' Day

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
The Kurdish umbrella organisations NAV-DEM and YJK-E called on revolutionary, feminist, ecological, democratic and progressive groups to unite their forces and defend common values on 1st of May. ...

The Democratic Islamic Society holds its first conference in Rumaylan town

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Hasaka- under the slogan of “the revival of the Charter of Medina for building nations and the protection of human beings.” the first conference of the Democratic Islamic Society in North and East Syria was launched on Saturday morning at the Aram Tigran ...

Tabqa city regains its luster on the second anniversary of its liberation

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Tabqa – Two years after the liberation of the city of Tabqa by the Syrian democratic force on 1 May 2017 from the ISIS terrorists. The city is living an unprecedented stability for years, due to the effort made by the Syrian democratic forces that liberat ...

Comandant en cap de les SDF: Turquia és el principal obstacle per a qualsevol solució a Síria

KurdisCat - 2019-04-27 17:30
El comandant en cap de les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF), Mazlum Kobani, ha afirmat que Turquia és el principal obstacle per a qualsevol solució a Síria, destacant que no és possible arribar a una comprensió permanent amb ...

Syrian Democratic Council representative visited Iba

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
Yusuf Iba continues his hunger strike in Toronto as his health remains critical. Syrian Democratic Council Americas Representative Sinem Muhammed paid Iba a visit. ...

France Helping Kurdish Parties in Syria to Resolve Disputes: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — France has started a new initiative to bring the conflicting Kurdish parties in Syria closer to a political solution to the region, said a Kurdish official from Syria. The ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) reportedly limits the role of other pa ...

Jaish al Thuwar: Turquia es troba en una posició poc envejable a Síria

KurdisCat - 2019-04-26 19:00
Ahmad al-Sultan 'Abu Arraj', comandant en cap adjunt de Jaish al Thuwar (JaT) o Exèrcit dels Revolucionaris, integrat a les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) considera que la presència turca a Síria és "difícil i vergonyosa". ...

KCDK-E called to support action in London

ANF - 2019-04-26 09:27
The democratic Kurdish Society Congress (KCDK-E) called on everyone to support the civil disobedience actions in London. ...

All Previous Iraqi Kurdistan parliaments were weak and ineffective

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 10:44
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Democracy in any country needs a strong parliament to succeed. A strong and true democratic parliament is representative of the political will and social diversity of the population, and is effective in its legislati ...

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan waiting for the Kurdistan Democratic Party

Kurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01

Les SDF creen una brigada armènia en el 104 aniversari del genocidi armeni a mans dels turcs

KurdisCat - 2019-04-25 06:07
La milícia cristiana armènia s'ha creat a l'est de Síria com a part de les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF). El nom d'aquesta unitat és "Brigada del Màrtir Nubar Ozanyan" en homenatge a Nubar Oznayan (1), un comandant armeni ...

Establishment of the first military force of the Armenian component

SDF Press - 2019-04-25 06:02
Hasaka – The Armenian component announced on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the establishment of the first military force of the Armenian in Tal Tamar. The brigade was named after the martyr “Nubar Ozanyan” , it is a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces and ...

SDF Refutes New Anti-IS Operation

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has refuted the rumors claiming the US-backed Kurdish fighters were making preparations for a new military operation against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. The SDF announced the full victory over t ...

Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton becomes the 19th Democratic candidate to enter 2020 race [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-24 14:36

Iran is putting its hopes on a Democratic president

Nypost - 2019-04-24 06:06

Four training courses were opened for the fighters of the Syrian Democratic forces in Deir Ezzor city

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 16:16
Deir Ezzor – The leadership of the military academies in the eastern region (Deir Ezzor) opened four new courses for SDF fighters. The training course included 200 fighters, among them there are officers, fighters who use medium weapons and snipers. Both ...

KDP, Gorran wanted to form Kurdistan government without PUK: official

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) wanted to form new Iraqi Kurdistan government without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), said an official from PUK leadership. Member of PUK Leade ...

Democratic Party split on whether to investigate or impeach President Trump [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 06:40

The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
With a revolutionary spirit The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces began its work almost a year ago solving the problems of civilians, believing in the importance of social justice. The office followed some pressing issues, some of th ...

Is focusing on the Mueller report a losing strategy for Democratic presidential hopefuls? [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 13:49

KDP And Gorran Movement Reached The Agreement

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Democratic Party and Gorran movement reached the agreement on the government formation, it is expected that after signing KDP and PUK agreement they will start the procedures of the new government formation. According to Waar reports ...

HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven reached day 166 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-22 11:40
Democratic Society Congress (DTK) co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven has reached day 166 of her indefinite hunger strike. ...

Office of the families of the fighters in the Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Tabqa-The Office of the families of the fighters was established in the Tabqa in early 2018. Since its establishment, it has worked to monitor the situation and affairs of the families of the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa and its countrysi ...

A reconciliation agreement was made between the Aujail and Zuqayat clans.

SDF Press - 2019-04-21 22:02
Tabqa- In coordination with the reconciliation Committees and the administration of Al-Hamam village, the Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Mansoura twonship, made a reconciliation agreement between Al-Ajeel and Zweiqat clans. Aft ...

A call for Trump impeachment exposes Democratic divisions [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-21 00:56

Joe Biden to Announce Presidential Candidacy Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-20 14:52
ERBIL — Former US Vice President Joe Biden is said to be preparing to run for the White House, multiple reports said. People close to the Delaware Democrat say they expect him to join the Democratic primary fight next week, possibly on Wednesday, as repo ...

Barzani on Easter: Kurdistan is Proud of Its Unique Peaceful Spirit

BAS News - 2019-04-20 14:52
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said that Kurdistan is proud of the spirit of peaceful coexistence among its religious and ethnic components. The prominent Kurdish leader ...

KDP, Gorran to Hold “Decisive” Meeting on New Government

BAS News - 2019-04-20 12:26
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are expected to meet during the coming week and hold “decisive” talks on the formation of the new government, a lawmaker said. The meeting will come after more than six months since th ...

President Macron pledges ‘military, civilian support': SDC leader

Rûdaw - 2019-04-20 06:11
The SDC is the political wing of the coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) ...

The Martyrs Khalaf Doushka regiment graduate 60 fighters

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 23:32
Tabqa- The Martyrs Khalaf Doushka regiment of the Syrian Democratic Forces graduated a course on Thursday, which was named after the martyr Tariq al-Hassoun. The training course included 60 fighters. The ceremony began with a military presentation. Tthe g ...

The relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces reconciles with Sharabiyan clan

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 20:51
Hasaka – In cooperation with the Senate council the relations office of Syrian Democratic Forces managed to resolve the issue of the death of the child Saadoun al-Bader a member of the Sharabiyan clan. The child was killed by a stray bullet about a year a ...

Another 11 Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-18 13:12
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 11 more Kurdish Yezidis whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) back in 2014. They are women and children who were received by Yezidi Home Organization from the administration of al-Hol and t ...

Stockholm hunger strikers: We are resolved to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-04-16 16:21
Democratic Kurdish Society Center Norway Co-chair Ayser Yuce who continues her hunger strike in Stockholm, Sweden criticized the Norwegian government for their silence and said they are resolved to break the isolation. ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign writes to UK Foreign Secretary

ANF - 2019-04-16 08:46
The letter has been signed by Peace in Kurdistan, Democratic Kurdish Peoples’ Assembly UK, Roj Women Assembly, Kurdistan National Congress. ...

A seminar was given in Arisha town about the role of women during the previous stage.

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 23:14
Hasaka – Under the name “The role of women in the previous stage” The Women’s office of Syrian Democratic Council organized a cultural seminar in Arisha town, which is located south of Hasaka province. They organized such a seminar in order to talk about ...

A reconciliation was held between two families in Amuda township.

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 10:20
In coordination with reconciliation committees and the administration of Amuda township, the relation office of Syrian Democratic Forces in the eastern region of Hasakah province, organized a tribal reconciliation between two families. The quarrel between ...

Military trainings were given to the fighters of martyr “Khalaf Dushka” regiment

SDF Press - 2019-04-15 01:38
Tabqa- Syrian Democratic Forces fighters in Martyr “Khalaf Dushka” regiment continue to receive military training in the Tabqa.57 fighters from Raqqa city joined the course which was named martyr “Tariq Hassoun”, the fighters received military training in ...

Ilhan Omar hits back at Trump over 9/11 tweet attack

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Saturday issued a series of tweets to address a row after U.S. President Donald Trump posted an edited video on Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, aimed at her. On Friday, Trump tweeted “WE WILL NEVER FORGET! ...

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 698

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 698 since the start of an outbreak last July, the country’s Health Ministry said Thursday. A total of 43 people died of Ebola in the last four days, according to ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

SDF Hands 25 Yezidis to Rescue Office in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-13 18:17
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has handed 25 liberated Yezidis to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The civilians, the majority of whom were women and children, had been freed during a military operation in the village of Bag ...

Syrian Democratic forces arrested a member of Kurdish Democratic Party in Halabja village in Aleppo suburbs, on April 10 - Syrian Network for Human Rights

Sn4hr - 2019-04-13 15:17

Russia’s Repatriation of ISIS Members

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 23:01
On March 25, the Kurdish-led and American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) transferred three Russian orphans, aged five to seven, to a Russian government delegation in northeast Syria. The transfer marked the beginning of the repatriation process for ...

SDF Hands Over Another 200 IS Militants to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-12 19:48
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday sent over 200 Islamic State (IS) prisoners to the Iraqi authorities. An Iraqi security source confirmed that the Iraqi army’s 8th Division received the jihadists and transferred them to a m ...

Europe’s silence to be protested in Paris with silent demonstrati

ANF - 2019-04-12 12:36
Democratic Kurdish Council France (CDK-F) called for a silent demonstration on April 13 to protest the “deadly silence” in Europe against hunger strikes. ...

Georgia’s Latest Banking Scandal Tests the Limits of its Democratic Institutions

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 06:19
In February 2019, the Government of Georgia hit a new low when news of its “attack” on TBC Bank, one of the biggest banks in the country, became public. The National Bank of Georgia and the Prosecutor’s Office confronted TBC Bank, a member of FTSE 250 and ...
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