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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.

Syria war Who’s with who in Syria?

The Syrian government forces have made further advances into Idlib, one of the last rebel strongholds, and the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces have called on the Syrian government for peace negotiations.

syria-turkey Syrian government regains control over Khan Sheikoun in Idlib province

The government offensive against the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham forces may end the nine-year-long war in Syria. The group has been in control of areas in the Idlib province, which lies on the border with Turkey.

Majority of Syrian refugees are living in inhumane conditions and under the threat of violence

The imperialist war in Syria has caused the world’s worst refugee crisis since World War II and has been made worse by the rise in xenophobia in many countries.

Syria strike Israel attacks Syria yet again without any provocation

As many as 16 civilians, including a child, were killed and 21 were injured in the attacks on the town of Homs in the north-west Syria and Sahnaya, on the outskirts of Damascus

Trump’s decision on Golan Heights is a boost to Netanyahu

The decision is in violation of at least two UN Security Council resolutions and comes weeks ahead of a crucial election in Israel where embattled prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing multiple corruption charges

US troops US to keep 200 ‘peacekeeping’ troops in Syria, despite planned withdrawal

The decision to maintain some military presence in Syria is seen as a move aimed at protecting Kurdish groups aligned with the United States and a possible establishment of “safe zones” along the country’s northern border with Turkey.

Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli attack on Damascus

While most of the Israeli missiles were intercepted by Syrian air defense, some missiles hit infrastructure near the airport. Israel claimed it was targeting Iranian forces

Trump, US officials take varying stands on Syria

The confusion in the US establishment over withdrawing from Syria and the fate of the Kurds continued with president Trump, Mike Pompeo and John Bolton all making statements with differing import

Syria strike Israel conducts airstrikes in Syria on Christmas day, Syrian air defense responds

According to reports, the Israeli offensive threatened the safety of two civilian airliners which were landing at airports in Damascus and Beirut at the time.

Trump’s Syrian pullout is a game changer

While sections of the US establishment are calling Trump’s decision that of a maverick, it is in fact a reflection of the realities on the ground and an attempt to salvage relations with Turkey

Israel continues misinformation campaign on Iranian presence in Syria

While Israeli media continues to put forward claims about Russia agreeing to limit Iranian military influence in Syria, analysts have pointed out that Iran is in the country at the invitation of the Syrian government

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