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.
On Tuesday, the Water Directorate in the municipality of Tel Tamr town, northwest of Hasakah, began implementing a project to drill a well east of the town to ensure if the groundwater is suitable for drinking.
Women's movement Kongreya Star is a motor for the development of women's cooperation and the economic independence of women in North and East Syria.
Despite the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries attacks on Seri Kaniye and its countryside, and the ongoing attacks against the Tel Tamer countryside, Tel Tamer bread oven has not stopped working.
Emergency call to the whole world to interfere and contribute to save the life of civilians and consider Heseke as a truly afflicted city as Turkey’s mercenaries controlling the Allouk water station are again cutting the water.
Sara Montinaro, project manager at Kurdish Red Crescent, explains the water situation in Heseke after the latest cut-off of Allouk water station which is under Turkish occupation. She was interviewed on 11 July 2020.