Thursday 31 July 2014

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2014 July 31 KobaneFirat News:  YPG fighters laid to rest in Kobane

Thousands in the Kobane canton of Rojava, West Kurdistan, bid farewell to seven YPG/YPJ (People’s / Women’s Defense Units) fighters who lost their lives in the clashes that took place after the operations launched by YPG/YPJ on the western line of Kobane.

YPG/YPJ fighters launched an offensive against the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham) gangs under the name of ‘retaliation for Kobanê martyrs’ in the villages of Cibilferec, Shexler, Getesh, Boraz and near the Zagros hill in west of the Kobanê canton last night around 2:30 am.

During the operation 2 YPJ and 4 YPG and a citizen from Kobane lost their lives in the village of Boraz.

Thousands have attended today the funeral of the YPG/YPJ fighters from Kobane, Mazlum Doxan (Bas?l Xelil) Berfin Amed ( Shêrin Ismail) Peyman Doxan ( Zehra Mihemmed) Rüstem Kobani (Xidir Muslim), Agiri Njbir ( Ahmed Ibrahim) ,Çekdar Efrin  and Ahmed Beko a resident of Kobane. Read more

Wednesday 30 July 2014

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Firat news: YPG operations continue in west of Kobanê canton:

An operation which was initiated by the YPG-YPJ against the ISIS gangs under the name of ‘retaliation for Kobanê martyrs’ on the western front of Kobanê is continuing.

ISIS gangs have been attacking Kobanê since the beginning of July. Read more

Tuesday 29 July 2014

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Lyse Doucet with Daad, who says: 'There is no love left in Syria.'Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Tuesday 29/07/2014, approximately 124 people killed in Syria. The dead : 20 civilians, 22 rebels, 19 Non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 18 NDF, 29 Regular forces, 2 ISIS, 10 unknown rebels, 2 Hezbollah .

By province : Aleppo ( 7 Rebels,4 civilians ), Reef Dimashq ( 6 Rebels, 5 civilians ), Dar’a ( 1 civilian, 1 rebel ), Hama ( 1 civilian, 8 rebels ), Homs ( 1 civilian ),Idlib ( 8 civilians ).  Read more

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

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