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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Hasaka, SANA -- With the start of the new school year, students in Hasaka province head to state schools that teach the curricula of the Syrian Education Ministry in Hasaka and Qamishli cities after the US-backed Qasad (SDF) militias imposed their own curricula in the areas where they are active.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops prepared to fully drive out the Kurdish militias from the city of Qamishli as the tensions between the government forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) increased.
Later in the afternoon, a car bomb exploded in front of a church in the northeast city of Qamishli, which the YPG controls, injuring 8 people, local security forces said.
The first part will start from the Iraqi-Syrian border to be extended to the Syrian city of Qamishli, because the city is controlled by the Syrian government forces.
5 / 7 A woman sits by the tombstones of Syrian Democratic Forces' (SDF) fighters, in northeastern Syrian Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli on April 10, 2019.
After the parents were killed, the children lived in the camp for a year until the Kurdish self-defense forces handed them over to representatives of the Combat Brothers organization in the northernmost city of Qamishli in Syria.
Summary: Prominent Assyrian Christian writer and dissident Souleman Yusph was in his home in northeastern Syria's Qamishli two weeks ago when local security personnel reportedly burst in, arrested him and carried off his laptop and cellphones with them.
September 21, 2018 (KHARTOUM) The Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed over a Sudanese woman belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS) to a Sudanese diplomat in Qamishli.
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.
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.