Deir ez-Zor

Deir ez-Zor (Arabic: دير الزورDayr az-Zūr; Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܙܥܘܪܬܐ Dayrāʾ Zəʿōrtāʾ) is the largest city in eastern Syria and the seventh largest in the country. It is now part of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.

In the 2004 census, Deir ez-Zor had a population of 211,857 people. It lies on the shores of the Euphrates River.

The Ecology of War

The ideology of the Kurdish liberation movement contemplates ecologism as one of its fundamental pillars. Even so, owing to nine years of war, barriers remain to its implementation.

Women in Deir ez-Zor Organize in Communes

In the town of al-Kasrah in Deir ez-Zor, women from the Şehîd Mihened Ilêwî commune lead the struggle against the patriarchal mentality and social legacy of the ISIS.

Food Distribution Centers Support Self-Sufficiency Projects in Syria’s Northeast

Salwa al-Sayyed, the co-chair of the Finance Board in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, and a member of the Economic Management Crisis Team, said on [11 July, 2020] that the administration started to establish centers for food distribution to sell to citizens at low prices. “Some of these centers were completed in

North and East Syria’s Political Experiment Continues Despite Its Challenges

After an explosion of media attention following the Turkish invasion, coverage ebbed away as Turkish proxy forces advanced and settled in for an indefinite occupation. Millions of people around the world were left wondering what had become of the people and political project of north-east Syria. That’s why the Rojava Information Center published ‘Beyond the Frontlines’, the most in-depth explanation to date – with diagrams – of the political system here in North and East Syria.

Economic projects for women in Deir ez-Zor continue to flourish

The bakery produces 4 tons of bread daily and tries to meet the needs of the people with overtime in case of higher demand.

Deir ez-Zor Women Strengthen their Economy through co-operatives

The women of Deir ez-Zor have started to take on a leading role in all areas after the region was liberated and are now strengthening their economies through the cooperatives they build.