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ISIS Advances Into Mare’ As YPG Prepares To Take Jarabulus

ISIS is advancing into the town of Mare’ as its fight with al-Nusra and its allies to control Northeastern Syria is intensifying, reports an article from DİHA carried in Özgür … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Urgent Plea For 6 YPG Fighters Handed Over To al-Nusra By Turkey

An urgent plea has been made by the Executive Assembly of the Efrîn canton for information on the fate of six injured YPG fighters who were handed over to al-Nusra … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Efrîn YPG Commander: Al-Nusra Attacking With Support Of Turkey

Efrîn Canton Defense Council member Ebdo îbrehîm told reporters that the al-Nusra Front had launched a full scale attack on the canton, adding that the canton’s defense forces were ready … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communal Economy Grows In Rojava Despite War

Rojava is quickly becoming a center of trade and production despite the shortages and sufferings caused by the ongoing war, according to an article from ANHA carried by Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 7 Comments

The Scenario In Syria: Will Turkey Go In?

The following article “Suriye Senaryosu” was written by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. CHP General Secretary Gürsel Tekin shook up the political … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communes In Rojava Growing Daily

The emancipatory economic model which serves as the economic pillar in the Kurdish Popular Leader Abdullah Öcalan’s proposal around Democracy Autonomy and which aims at building a democratic, ecologically balanced … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

Efrîn Economy Minister: Rojava Challenging Norms Of Class, Gender And Power

The following interview was conducted with Dr. Amaad Yousef, the Minister of Economy for the Efrîn Canton in Rojava by Sedat Yılmaz and appeared in Özgür Gündem. Yılmaz spoke with … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 11 Comments

AKP and ISIS: What Is Turkey Preparing In The Hatay?

The following article “Türk Devleti Hatay’da neye hazırlanıyor?” was written by Dilzar Dîlok and originally appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. ISIS functionaries are establishing … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hearing Efrîn

The following article – “Efrîn’i duymak“ – was written by M. Ali Çelebi and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Think about a time in … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jihadist Explains How Syrian Gangs Operate From Turkish Base In Reyhanlı

(ANF/SEYİT EVRAN/EFRİN) Muhammed Beshir, an Algerian jihadist who was captured by Efrin public security  members (Asayiş) as he attempted to travel to Bab in the area of Idlib, has revealed … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

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