Monday 28 July 2014

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FiratFirat News: ISIS bombs neighborhoods in Haseke 

Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) gangs have launched artillery attacks targeting a number of neighborhoods in the city of Haseke (al-Hasaka) on the first day of the Eid.

According to the information obtained from the region, the attacks started at noon. Seven howitzers hit various points across the city.

Two of the howitzers fell near the Asayesh (public security) Headquarters in the Salihiye Neighborhood, one other on a crossroads, called Teyr, close to the Asayesh check point in Mifti Neighborhood, two on Martyr Numan Brigade in Kelase Neighborhood and two others on agricultural lands. Read more

Sunday 27 July 2014

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2014 July 27Syrian Observatory for Human RightsAleppo Province: A booby trapped car exploded near a position for an Islamic movement in Al Atareb area leading to kill 4 fighters from the movement, including 2 commanders, while others were injured.

Violent clashes have taken place between IS fighters and the regime forces in the vicinity of the military airport of Kwayres which has beensieged by IS since months, information reported an IS advancement inside the airport and controlling over parts from the airport campus, while the wareplanes carried out 5 raids on the clashes areas.The helicopters strafed the neighborhoods of Tariq Al Bab, Masaken Hanano and Al Hedareyyi.

4 rockets struck areas in the Nayrab Camp which is under control of the regime forces. Read more

Saturday 26 July 2014

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2014 July 26Firat News: Medical aid delivered to Kobanê

Medical aid collected in North Kurdistan as part of the solidarity campaign for Rojava has been delivered to the Kobanê canton in West Kurdistan.

The medical aid collected by Mardin and Sirrnak chamber of pharmacists has safely reached Kobanê today.

Kobanê Minister of Health Neasan Ehmed and members of the Council of Health have welcomed the truck carrying the aid to the canton. Read more

Friday 25 July 2014

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2014 July 25

Firat News: Centre to combat violence against women in Rojava

A women’s centre has been set up in the town on Qamishlo (Qamishli) in West Kurdistan (Rojava) to tackle the problem of violence against women. The centre brings together three communities: the Kurds, Arabs and Assyrians.

The Sara Women’s Association is run by a committee consisting of 12 members, with six sub-committees: Funding, Law, Service-Projects, Media, Archive and External Relations. Read more

Thursday 24 July 2014

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2014 July 24Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Thursday 24/07/2014, approximately 208 people killed in Syria. The dead : 34 civilians, 25 rebels, 46 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 24 NDF, 49 Regular forces, 14 unknown rebels, 14 members of al-Ba’th party.

By province : Aleppo ( 5 Rebels, 9 civilians ), Reef Dimashq ( 3 Rebels, 13 civilians ), Dar’a ( 13 rebels ), Hama ( 3 civilians, 1 rebel ), Homs ( 1 civilian ), Damascus ( 2 rebels ), Idlib ( 5 civilians ), Raqqa ( 3 civilians ), Der-Ezzor ( 1 rebel ). Read more

Wednesday 23 July 2014

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2014 July 23Firat News:  Turkish army opens fire on YPG in Ceylanp?nar 

Following the claim that there had been a clash with YPG forces on the border near Ceylanp?nar, the Turkish army has now begun to fire at YPG positions.

The YPG has not returned fire.

It is reported that Turkish troops began firing at YPG positions to the east of the village of Elok near the town of Serêkaniyê in West Kurdistan from the village of Alt?n in the district of Ceylanp?nar in Urfa province at around 7 this morning. Read more

Tuesday 22 July 2014

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A general view shows damaged buildings in Jobar, a suburb of DamascusSyrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Tuesday 22/07/2014, approximately 163 people killed in Syria.
the dead : 52 civilians ( 24 women and children ), 25 rebels, 23 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 21 NDF, 27 Regular forces, 14 unknown rebels, 3 Hezbollah. Read more

Monday 21 July 2014

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Kurdnet: YPG: All ISIS plans for Kobanê spoiled, victory will be ours

Kobane: The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) Commander Sipan Hemo marked the second anniversary of the Rojava Revolution by pledging victory to his people, saying “our promise to our people is victory…thanks to our martyrs we are making history”. A statement by the YPG General Commander Sipan Hemo released to mark the anniversary of the Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) Revolution. In the statement Hemo draws attention to the important changes in the Middle East and says that Kurds resisting in Kobanê will emerge victorious. Hemo also noted that this anniversary was particularly meaningful in light of the intensity of the vicious attacks currently being carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in Kobanê.  On this subject Hemo said “we the YPG, the people of Rojava and all the people of Kurdistan will certainly celebrate these revolutionary days full of happiness, beauty and freedom with great enthusiasm and in high spirits.” Hemo, recalling that the Rojava Revolution was resisting against the sustained attacks of international and regional powers, said “although these attacks did not just begin we are entering history with the resistance we have shown over the past 14 days.”..diclehaber.com Read more

Sunday 20 July 2014

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2014 July 20Where does ISIS get it’s weapons …

Kurdistan Tribune: Doctors Confirm ISIS Use of Chemical Weapon in Kobanê (Graphic Photos), written on July 15, 2014 by 

KT Special Report from Rojava:

Local doctors and officials have confirmed that the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS) used some sorts of chemical weapon that instantly killed Kurdish fighters during clashes in Kobanê of Rojava northeast Syria. Read more

Saturday 19 July 2014

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2014 July 19Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Saturday 19/07/2014, approximately 205 people killed in Syria. The dead : 31 civilians, 49 rebels, 29 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 23 NDF, 39 Regular forces, 12 unknown rebels, 3 ISIS, 1 Hezboolah .

By province : Aleppo ( 6 Rebels, 8 civilians ), Reef Dimashq ( 8 Rebels, 12 civilians ), Dar’a ( 3 civilians, ),Hasakah ( 1 civilian ) , Hama ( 3 civilians, 4 rebels ), Quneitra ( 1 rebel ), Damascus ( 1 civilian, 5 rebels ), Idlib ( 3 rebels ),  Read more

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