An unknown group burned the house of Mahmoud Aziz, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Syria (KDP-S) in a village of Kobani – Welati.
14 Arab detainees released by YPG in Tel Brak after investigation – ANHA.
YPG released 14 prisoners Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:14 hawarnews E-mail Print PDF QAMIŞLO – The YPG (People’s Defense Units) released 14 prisoners detained in Til Berek after completing the investigation. Diplomacy Committe of Movement of the Democratic Society, or TEV-DEM, National Committee of Cizîre Citizens, Şêx Hesen al-Miselêt, Ekrem Mehşûş and Mihemed al-Hesawî were there as observers when the YPG released the prisoners. (lg) ANHA This is the second time YPG releases Arab prisoners after complaints by pro-ISIS activists that YPG arrested Arab civilians in Tel Brak.
23-4-2014 – Zamanalwasl – Translation by Dani Murad – For the past 3 years, Syria’s revolution has continued to rage with significant changes in territorial control and areas of fighting, and amid the many reports of influence and control, regime’s intelligence leaked reports represent the most accurate information of regime’s losses.
Shafaaq.com – 23.4.2014 – ERBIL-Hewlêr: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) confirmed on Wednesday that the energy sector is a common factor between Kurdistan Region and Turkey to ensure “bright” future for both sides, pointing out that Turkey feel that Kurds and the Kurdish leadership are a factor of stability in the region that make it not afraid of a Kurdish entity. KRG site quoted the government spokesman, Safeen Dizayee in statements in which he expressed optimism about the future political and economic relations between KRG and Turkey.
April 23, 2014 - prweb.com – ERBIL/MANILA: The Rezhwan Co. Limited located in Erbil Kurdistan said, “There would be a lot of unrest in the country and so advised us to postpone until May 15, 2014. They explained to us that there would be a lot of volatility during this time for voters in the Kurdish region, of Iraq.”Black Diamond, with offices located in Manila Philippines, has delayed its launch in April due to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s general elections.
23.04.2014 – Shwan Barzinji – BasNews, Erbil – When the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced that they would export 100,000 barrels of oil per day through the Federal Government without any pre-conditions, the Iraqi Acting Minister of Finance, Safa al-Din Al-Safi, said that the Federal Government had agreed to pay the money owed to oil companies working in the Kurdistan Region.
MESOP SOUTH KURDSTAN (IRAQ) – 23.04.2014 – Mewan Dolamari – BasNews, Erbil – According to Stevenson Iran has pressured Iraqi troops to support and vote for Maliki’s third term. Particularly Qasm Slemani who is the most influential person after Khamenei. Stevenson pointed out that Maliki has controlled most commander and security positions in the government and has them managed under his power, he also stressed that according the Iraqi constitution he should not be able to run for a third term.
23-04-2014 – ARA News – Qamishli, Syria– The Kurdish Assayish forces –security wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD)– arrested on Monday Salih Jamil, member of the Central Committee of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDPS), and other members of the party near the border village of Karbalat while returning home from Iraqi Kurdistan.
23-04-2014 – Judi Aziz – ARA News – Qamishli, Syria– The Local Committee of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) in Sere Kaniye/Ras al-Ayn city in northeastern Syria elected Fatma al-Ali for the presidency of the KNC Local Committee, and Hassan Biro and Mohammed Haso as two executive members after holding elections with the presence of all the KNC bodies.
Accusations against PYD/Asayish by anti-PYD media
23-4-2014 (Van Wilgenburg – Transnational Middle East Observer) The Kurdish Assayish forces –security wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD)– arrested on Monday Salih Jamil, member of the Central Committee of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDPS), and other members of the party near the border village of Karbalat while returning home from Iraqi Kurdistan. Speaking to ARA News hours after his release, Salih Jamil said that he was arrested together with 14 other members of his party (KDPS) by the Assayish forces while returning to the Syrian territories on Monday afternoon.