Russia-Turkey deal
Israeli airstrike Syria Israeli airstrike kills three Syrian civilians near Damascus

According to Syrian state-run news agency SANA, the Syrian air defense intercepted several Israeli missiles fired from across the Lebanese border in the early morning hours of April 27, Monday

Ceasefire in Syria faces fresh challenges

On March 19, two Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack in Syria by Al-Qaeda affiliated rebels. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the options before Turkey, the future of the March 5 ceasefire and the steps the Syrian government may take.

Turkish soldiers in Syria Two Turkish soldiers killed and several wounded in attack by opposition forces in Syria

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

Syrian govt forces Idlib Syrian government forces capture crucial town in rebel-held Idlib province

Idlib is the last remaining rebel-held region in the country, the liberation of which can lead to the end of the nine-year-long war in Syria

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

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