Syria
US airstrikes US conducts airstrikes on Kataib Hezbollah targets in Syria and Iraq

Over 30 militia fighters were killed and 55 others injured in the US strikes which were a response to a rocket attack in which one US civilian contractor was killed

Evidence debunks OPCW claim on Syrian ‘chemical attack’

In this explainer, we take a look at the fresh evidence that has emerged in the Syrian ‘chemical attack’ case that points to the fact that the Syrian government did not carry out any attack.

bolivia coup elections Can Bolivia have free and fair elections?

In this episode, we discuss post-coup developments in Bolivia, Israeli PM Netanyahu’s indictment, and new revelations in the case of the 2018 alleged chemical attack in Syria.

Israel strikes Syria Two killed and several injured in Israeli airstrikes in Syria

While most of the Israeli missiles were shot down by the Syrian air defense system, one of them destroyed a residential building in the town of Sasa, southwest of Damascus, killing two people

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

Conflict and confrontation in Syria

We take a look at the situation in Syria in the aftermath of reports of death of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi of the Islamic State.

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

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