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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A sound bomb planted by terrorists in the western neighborhood of Qamishli exploded on Monday causing only material damage to the site without leaving any human casualties.
GENEVA, July 11 (KUNA) -- The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday announced that it has completed a first series of humanitarian convoys by road to Qamishli in Syria's north-eastern Hassakeh governorate.
The military convoy was seen passing Qamishli city in northeastern Syria on the border with Turkey en route to Raqqa where a fierce battle is taking place between Daesh militants and the US-backed SDF.
TEHRAN (FNA)- One of the prominent figures of Tay Tribe in Northeastern Syria said that a command center of Hashd al-Shaabi (volunteer forces) has been established in Qamishli region in Hasaka province.
A truck loaded with explosives blew up on the western edge of the Kurdish-controlled town, Qamishli, on Wednesday morning.
In a bid to calm tensions, a delegation of Russian officials from the coastal Hmeimim military airport arrived in the city of Qamishli Saturday for talks with the two sides.
It also stipulates that casualties would be transferred north to Qamishli.
The Syrian government still has footholds in the cities of Qamishli and Hasaka, both in Hasaka governorate, co-existing largely peacefully with YPG-held swathes of territory.
TAP) - Two bomb blasts claimed by Islamic State hit the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli near the Turkish border on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding 170 others, state television reported.
Meanwhile, a suicide bombing was also reported Saturday in the town of Qamishli in northeastern Syria targeting Kurdish forces, killing six of them.
A Russian delegation led by a lieutenant general flew to the northern Syrian town of Qamishli, right across the border from Nusaybin in southeastern Turkey, on Jan.
Kurdish news outlet Rudraw reported on Wednesday that two bombs were detonated near restaurants in a predominantly Christian quarter of Qamishli, which lies near the border with Turkey and close to Iraq.