The Turkey-Russia ceasefire deal signed on March 5 to halt the attempt by the Syrian government forces to liberate Idlib province is not supported by the militant groups backed by Turkey
Tukey recently increased the size of its invading army inside Syria after the Syrian government forces started an operation to liberate the territory and end the 9-year-old war in the country
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?
The meeting hosted by the United Nations in Geneva also includes delegates from civil society groups and is backed by Russia, Turkey and Iran
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
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
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
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
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.
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.