Syrian refugees
Syria COVID death War-ravaged Syria records its first COVID-19 death

Most of the medical facilities in the country have been affected due to the decade-long war. Conditions in areas controlled by anti-government forces and in the overcrowded refugee camps are especially bad

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

Syria Idlib Syrian offensive kills 33 soldiers of the invading Turkish forces in Idlib

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

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 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

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.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 41

Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the protests related to the Unnao rape case, the deportation of Syrian refugees from Turkey and the protests against labor reform bills in Costa Rica

Turkey deports refugees back to Syria

Refugees are facing increasing hostility by xenophobic movements in the country which have been growing in strength

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.

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