Tell Tamer (Girê Xurma / Tel Temir / Til Tamer / Tel Temir)

Tell Tamer (Arabic: تل تمر‎, Syriac: ܬܠ ܬܡܪ‎, Kurdish: Girê Xurma) also known as Tal Tamr or Tal Tamir, is a small town in the Qamişlo Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.

Originally inhabited by Assyrians in the early 20th century, a large minority of around 20% Assyrians remain in the town, living alongside a majority Kurdish, and a small, recently settled Arab Bedouin population.

In the 2004 census, Tell Tamer had a population of 7,285.

Located by the Khabur River at a major road junction, the town was an important transport hub for Syria.

Young women empower despite attacks

In Tell Tamer, young women keep working to empower women economically despite the ongoing Turkish attacks. The women attending the Martyr Berfin sewing course started by the Young Women’s Movement received their certificates after completing the course.

Farmers In Syria’s Hasakah Rejoice At Rainfall, Fear Turkish Shelling

Farmers in the countryside of Hasakah, northeastern Syria, were delighted by recent rainfall after two years of drought that had affected the region.

Fact Sheet: Til Temir – A District Under Constant Attack

In the last 2 weeks, the villages of Til Temir and Zirgan have been bombed with at least 524 heavy artillery shells. However, already for almost three years the region is facing constant shelling and the destruction of civilian homes, schools, and municipalities, with the aim of scaring people and make them leave the area.

Turkey and mercenaries cutting off water from Alouk station causes epidemic diseases

Millions of people do not have access to clean water after the invading Turkish state and its mercenaries cut off water from the Alouk Station, leading to epidemic diseases.

Women in NE Syria come together to develop new projects

The Women's Committee of Til Temir Council held a meeting with the participation of women co-chairs of towns and rural areas to develop new projects in order to minimize the effects of the economic crisis in the region.

Women’s Toil Eases Burdens of Economic Crisis

Despite the simple capabilities under the capitalist economy, and the constant attacks of the occupier on the regions of northeast and Syria, the economic toil of women has bore fruit to good results during 2020, as they played a leading role in easing the economic crisis that the region suffer from.