Qamişlo

Qamişlo

Qamişlo (Arabic: القامشلي‎‎, Kurdish: Qamişlo‎, Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܙܠܝ̈ܢ‎, English Qmishlo"House of Reeds")
-one of Rojava cities, located in eastern Kobane on the border with Turkey, adjoining the Kurdish city of Nusaybin
-According to the 2004 census, Qamişlo had a population of 184,231.
-Qamişlo is among the 10 largest cities in Syria by population
-Qamişlo is 680 km (420 mi) northeast of Damascus.
-many Kurdish activists see it as Rojava capital
-Qamişlo is an ethnically mixed city, inhabited predominantly by Arabs, Assyrians, Kurds, and Armenians
-Qamişlo was also home to a significant Jewish community. The origin of the Jews of Qamishli, unlike the Jews of Damascus and Aleppo who are a mixture of Sephardi Jews and Musta'arabi Jews, In the 1930s the Jewish population of Qamişlo numbered 3,000. After the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 1947, the situation of the Jews of Qamişlo deteriorated. The exodus of Jews from Syria peaked due to violence
-The city dates back to the 1920s
-In March 2004, during a chaotic soccer match, a 2004 Qamişlo riots began when some people started praising Saddam Hussein, turning the match into political conflict against the Kurds. The riot expanded out of the stadium and weapons were used against people of Kurdish background. In the aftermath, at least 50 Kurds were killed as the Syrian security services took over the city.The event became known the "Qamişlo massacre"
then thousands of Kurdish people in Rojava cities such as Derik demonstrated in streets to protest the injustice situation of the Kurds in Syria, later the Kurdish parties calmed down the Angry crowds by telling them that they have made a deal with the Syrian regime...but some says that there was no deal and the Kurdish parties lied to the Kurdish people just to make them stop demonstrating....
-Qamişlo has an international airport, Qamishli Airport, with International Air Transport Association airport code KAC, Syrian Railways operated a freight and passenger railway service to other parts of Syria from the city

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