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.

Raqqa recovers and wants recognition

A plastic plate with pink flowers is floating in the small water basin underneath the trees on the northern bank of the Euphrates. On its rim small glasses of fresh tea are standing. Five broken plastic chairs around it. In one of the trees a yellow garden hose is wrapped around a branch. Tiny holes

Chai by Chai, Village by Village, the Work Goes On

It is cities like Kobane or Qamishlo which are best known outside of Rojava as strongholds of the revolution, strung out along the heavily-mined border wall separating them from their sister cities in Turkish-occupied Kurdistan.

Water pumping station opened in Deir ez-Zor

After 8 months of continuous work, the Autonomous Administration in northern and eastern Syria today opened "Al-Sor Pump Station", which provides water for about 200 thousand people in Deir ez-Zor.

Repair of electrical network in western countryside of Deir ez-Zor

Maintenance workshops in the electricity company of the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council continued its work to repair all damaged network lines in the western countryside and completed the repair process in full, despite the existence of one crane in use.

Personal Account of Rojava

In light of what has happened and what is going to be it seems to me that the time has come for an assessment of the state of affairs in Rojava. Doubtless it will be highly subjective and based on individual experience, still I hope it to be of some help for people within the