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SDF says arrested 27 ISIS suspects in Raqqa

8 ay önce

The arrests came during raids on suspected ISIS positions in a number of villages and camps in rural Raqqa province, the SDF military communications center said. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested 27 ISIS suspects in Raqqa’s countryside, the SDF said on Monday. The arrests came during raids on a number of villages and […]

6-year-old Yezidi child dies in fire at Kurdistan Region displacement camp

8 ay önce

A six-year-old Yezidi child was killed when a fire broke out at a camp near Sheikhan in the Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province. The victim died in the Essian camp between Ba’adre and Sheikhan in Duhok province. “A six-year-old Yezidi girl died in her tent yesterday. The girl was meanwhile on her mattress in a deep […]

US commends SDF for assuming control over Ghweran prison

8 ay önce

The United States late Sunday commended the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) for re-taking full control of al-Sina’a prison in northeast Syria (Rojava), which houses thousands of Islamic State (ISIS) fighters, following large-scale clashes that left hundreds of people and fighters dead. The SDF fully secured al-Sina’a prison in Hasaka on Sunday following a major […]

Demand for an investigation commission against pressure on Kurdish press

8 ay önce

HDP Deputy Nuran Imir, who brought the pressure on Kurdish media organizations to the agenda of the Parliament, demanded the establishment of an investigation commission. Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Şırnak Deputy Nuran İmir submitted a research proposal to the Parliament regarding the pressure on Kurdish media outlets. In the motion emphasizing that the pressure on […]

Şenyaşar family demanding justice for 327 days

8 ay önce

Continuing the sit-in demanding justice, Şenyaşar family said: “Those who committed crimes against humanity are prisoners in the conscience of society, even though the judiciary cannot hold them accountable.” Emine Şenyaşar, who lost her husband and two sons in a massacre carried out by the AKP Deputy İbrahim Halil Yıldız’s bodyguards and relatives on 14 […]

Rojava writer uses ‘soft power’ to get his voice heard

8 ay önce

“Words are powerful,” Jan Dost recently told Kurdistan 24, adding that he tries to tell the world the roots of the Kurdish people and history through his writing. Famed writer Jan Dost, much like the Syrian Kurdish city where he’s from, Kobani, has suffered a lot. Channeling that suffering, he uses his soft power to […]

Top US, Rojava officials meet following ISIS attack

8 ay önce

US Acting Special Envoy to Syria John Godfrey and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Ethan Goldrich had a virtual meeting with northeast Syria’s (Rojava) military and political leadership on Friday, days after Kurdish forces announced victory over a major attack by the Islamic State (ISIS). “A/SE Godfrey and DAS Goldrich met virtually with SDF and […]

Turkey’s justice minister steps down

8 ay önce

Turkish justice minister Abdulhamit Gul said early Saturday that he has resigned from his position without revealing why he has stepped down. “With the approval of our honourable President, I have resigned from my duty as justice minister which I have been serving since July 19, 2017,” Gul said in a tweet, thanking Erdogan “for accepting […]

SDF Commander: Let’s prosecute ISIS together

8 ay önce

SDF General Command Member Newroz Ehmed, who stated that they launched an operation against “sleeper cells” after the ISIS attack in Hesekê, called for the establishment of an international court for ISIS members. The Internal Security Forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched an operation after the ISIS attack on the Sinaa Prison in […]