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Tag Archives: Ceylanpınar

11 Dead In Bombing Attacks In Serêkaniyê

(ANF) Eleven people have been killed and a further eleven injured in twin suicide bombings in Serêkaniyê in the Cizîrê Canton of Rojava, according to the YPG Press Center. The … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

KCK: The Mayorship Of Ceylanpınar Is No Longer The Major Problem

(ANF) In a new statement the KCK has argued that the Mayorship of Ceylanpınar is no longer the major problem and the more serious problem is a Turkish State policy … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

BDP To Take Ceylanpınar Election Fraud To European Court of Human Rights

(ANF) Speaking in front of the BDP building in Ceylanpınar, which is currently under police blockade, a number of BDP and HDP officials have pledged to take the case of … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Post-Election Struggle Continues In Ceylanpınar, As BDP Celebrates Victory In Viranşehir

(ANF) A vote recount in Viranşehir, a district in Urfa Province, has confirmed that the BDP has won the election and victory celebrations are underway.The recount took place after an … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tensions High In Ceylanpınar After Elections

(ANF/CEYLANPINAR) Tensions are high in the town of Ceylanpınar, located in Urfa Province on the Turkish-Syrian following Turkish municipal elections March 30th. Ceylanpınar forms a conurbation which the town of … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Treatment for al-Qaeda, Interrogation for the YPG

According to a report on today’s Özgür Gündem, Turkey is providing medical treatment for the armed groups it organizes to attack Rojava at a field hospital at the General Directorate … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The PYD and YPG are Not Just for Kurds, But All the Peoples of Rojava

Last week we posted excerpts from the first part of an article by Zübeyde Sarı – “The Revolution in Rojava Smells of Clover.” Below is part II of that article, which … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkey Preparing Major New Offensive with Al-Qaeda Against Rojava

According to an article in today’s Özgür Gündem, Turkey is preparing a major new offensive to strike at Serêkaniyê. Turkish planners have moved hundreds of reinforcements from Damascus, Rakka, Idlib, … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Women in Rojava Forced into “Temporary Marriage” by al-Nusra, Others

  In a recent report by the BBC’s Turkish Service, the BBC spoke with two female refugees from Rojava now living across the border in Ceylanpınar about their experiences before … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Government Office converted to an Al-Nusra Headquarters

The offices of the General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TİGEM) in Ceylanpınar, directly across the border from Serêkanîye, has been converted into a Al-Nusra Headquarters according to a report in … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

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