Industry flourishes in areas of NE Syria neglected for years

Despite the many difficulties, there is significant industrial development in the North and East Syrian regions. Many job opportunities have been provided for workers and the need for job opportunities in the region has been met.

Foam factory covers demand, produces new products in Syria’s Derik

A factory in Derik countryside, northeast Syria, has been producing rebound foam for more than two years, and is the first of its kind in the Syrian Jazira region.

“Children first”: A cultural association for children in Amed

The “Children First” association in Amed works to ensure that the Kurdish language and culture are passed on to the new generations. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the association is still active, and children from many countries join online.

First olive oil factory opens in Qamishlo

The Economic Council of the Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration opened the first olive oil factory in the region.

Corn drying factory in Raqqa opens its doors to producers

The corn drying factory in Raqqa opened its doors to corn producers. The factory has received nearly 3,000 tons of corn from farmers since its opening on 20 October.

AANES opens spinning and weaving factory in Syria’s Hasakah

After years of stopping due to lack of equipment and damage in earlier times, when the militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) entered the outskirts of the city years ago, the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANEs) opened the spinning and weaving factory in the city of Hasakah, northeast Syria, on Sunday after rehabilitating it.

Another memory center: Rojava Film Commune

On November 13, 1960, Amouda Cinema burned down in a fire and more than 200 children died inside it. Maybe the reason why there isn’t a full-fledged cinema in NE Syria. But Rojava Film Commune keeps working to positively revive the memory of people about cinema. We spoke to Nadiya Derweş, a board member of the Rojava Film Commune about cinema, what people in the region think about it, and the effects of women on cinema.

Visit to the prosthesis workshop in Qamişlo

The only prosthesis workshop in the autonomous region of northeast Syria is located in a village near Qamişlo. Eight dedicated employees take care of tens of thousands of war-disabled people, and the need is enormous.

Aleppo Intellectuals House opens library in Şêxmeqsud

Aleppo Intellectuals House opened a library to contribute to the ideological and cultural development of the people. Some 500 books about politics, culture, society and history found their places on the shelves.

Syria’s east Deir ez-Zor regions lack power, residents use alternatives

Abdullah Al-Nu’aimi, a pseudonym for a displaced person from the city of Homs who lives in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, is unable to subscribe to the electricity of private generators (getting amperes) or buy solar panels that would reduce the severity of the high temperatures because they are “very expensive.”

Syria’s AANES reaches final steps of drawing Euphrates water to Hasakah

Co-chair of the Municipalities and Local Administration Board in the Jazira region, northeast Syria, Suleiman Arab, said, they have reached the final stages of the project of drawing the Euphrates River water from Deir ez-Zor to Hasakah.

Support will secure job opportunities: factory owners in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Abdullah al-Mirkaz, a detergent factory owner in the city of Hajin, in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, east Syria, cannot afford to buy additional machines or hire more workers, despite their necessity for his growing business.