Al Qamishli

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Qamishli, Al

 

a city in northern Syria, near the border with Turkey. Population, 31, 100 (1967). It is a terminus of the Latakia-Aleppo-Al-Qamishli railroad line, which was under construction in 1972 with the assistance of the USSR. It is the center of an agricultural and petroleum-extraction region. The city has a steam power plant.

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Face Veils De Rigueur in Islamic State Areas Hanuf and her children waited nervously for their bus at the station in Qamishli in northeast Syria.
Speaking in Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli, Jihad Doroush told Reuters his last contact with his two brothers-in-law and their friend had been an Aug.
The blast was so loud it could be heard throughout the Qamishli city.
The PYD and its allies control large parts of cities, such as Qamishli and Hassakeh, where the regime maintains a presence.
State television said most of the victims of the blaze at the Maysalun clinic in the majority Kurdish city of Qamishli were children.
Hasaka is located 80 km South of the Turkish border city of Qamishli.
He indicated that refugees constitute nowadays one-third of Lebanon's population, with 45 percent of them coming from areas far from the borders with Lebanon, citing the example of Raqqa, Qamishli, Daraa and others.
The Minister indicated that refugees constitute nowadays one-third of Lebanon's population, with 45% of them coming from areas far from the borders with Lebanon, citing the example of Raqqa, Qamishli, Daraa and others.
Speaking to the press, KE[micro]se said that his wife had traveled to the Qamishli province of Syria to attend the funeral.
Amman, March 19 (Petra)- The second of a series of airlifts from Damascus supplying the northeastern governorate of Al-Hasakah with medical supplies for more than 335,000 vulnerable and displaced Syrians landed on Tuesday at Qamishli airport.
A plane which took off from Irbil and landed in Qamishli delivered humanitarian aid to the Syrian people who have been facing lethal weather conditions as winter storm "Alexa" chilled the Middle East, said a statement written jointly by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UNICEF, and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Anadolu news agency reported.
Our colleagues on the Iraqi side, with the permission of the Syrian government and also the cooperation of the Iraqi government, (are preparing for the) airlifting of supplies for winter from Arbil in Iraqi Kurdistan to Qamishli and Hasakeh in north and northeast Syria," Amin Awad, who heads the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) Syria response, told reporters in Geneva.