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.

Explainer: The Syrian Democratic Council – A proposal for a democratic Syria

The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) is a political assembly representing political parties and organizations in North and East Syria. The SDC creates a political framework for the governance of Syria along a decentralized, federal model. It is the political body to which the SDF reports. It is also the political counterpart to the Autonomous Administration, which takes on more administrative and executive functions. Negotiations with the Syrian government, as well as diplomatic relations with international powers, are generally conducted through the SDC.

Project to Draw Water from Syria’s Deir ez-Zor to Hasakah Begins

The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria began work on a project to draw water from the Euphrates River in Deir ez-Zor to the city of Hasakah and its surroundings on Monday.

Agricultural Development Following the Liberation of Deir ez-Zor

Deir ez-Zor Agriculture Directorate, affiliated to the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council, provides significant support to farmers for agricultural development in the region.

Farmers not Optimistic about Cotton Production Despite the Good Turnout in Syria’s Hasakah

Saleh Sa’ad goes out to follow the work of a group of workers, who a few days prior began to to pick his cotton crop on his land near the city of Hasakah in northeastern Syria. Sa’ad, a farmer from the village of Salaliyah, does not seem happy about the production of two hectares of

Explainer: TEV-DEM – Unions and Counter-Power

TEV-DEM was founded in 2011 to build up the democratic system of communes and assemblies. This is the role that it played in the previous system, in the three initial cantons: Afrin, Jazeera and Kobane. In Manbij, Raqqa, Tabqa and Deir ez-Zor regions, however, the SDC took on the role of implementing the democratic confederalist

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.