Syria
Lula released from prison, developments in Syria, privacy and intelligence after Pegasus

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, we first talk about Lula’s release. In Syria, Russian and Turkish troops have begun joint patrols. Finally, what next in the digital world after Pegasus?

Government delegates meet with the opposition to discuss a new constitution for Syria

The meeting hosted by the United Nations in Geneva also includes delegates from civil society groups and is backed by Russia, Turkey and Iran

US troops US redeployment of troops to Syria is a bid to corner oil fields

Though the stated objective of this policy reversal is to prevent the Islamic State from gaining control over oil fields, it is being speculated that the real reason is to ensure that the Syrian government does not access these resources

Turkey halts offensive in northeast Syria after deal with Russia

As per the Russia-Turkey agreement, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly patrol the 120-km region between Ras al-Ain and Tal Abyad while Kurdish YPG units will move 30 km away from the border

SDF forces withdraw from Ras al-Ain after US-Turkey deal

The deal between the US and Turkey, signed on October 17, may be short- lived given the differences over its interpretation by the different parties

US strategy collapses in Syria

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the developments in Syria as Turkish forces continue their invasion.

Turkey invades Syria Turkish advance continues amid US sanctions

The Turkish move on the border down of Manbij has raised the possibility of a direct confrontation with Syrian forces. Over 160,000 people have been displaced so far

Turkish invasion Syrian Democratic Forces and Bashar al-Assad government join hands against Turkey

If the Turkish army continues its push southwards, there is a chance of conflict breaking out between them and the Syrian army, which has advanced into the region

Over 100,000 displaced following Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria

The attack by Turkey on the Kurdish forces in northeast Syria with the approval of the US has already led to the death of 14 civilians and threatens the councils, communes and self-managed cooperatives built as part of a multi-ethnic project in Rojava

Protesters across the world condemn Erdoğan's invasion of northeastern Syria_ Protesters across the world condemn Erdoğan’s invasion of northeastern Syria

Protesters condemned the offensive as yet another attempt by Turkish president Tayyip Erdoğan to suppress the struggles of Kurdish people.

US out of syria As US troops withdraw, what’s in store for Syria?

With the Kurds left without allies, what are their options now? And what is the plan of action of the US? Watch to find out.

Syria safe zone Turkey’s imperialist ambitions behind its “safe zone” in Syria

Despite Syrian opposition, oil rich regions in the country’s north-east is set to be divided between the United States and Turkish controlled areas.

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