Turkish invasion of northeastern syria
Fresh US sanctions on Syria US imposes new sanctions on Syria under Caesar Act

The Syrian government has denounced the US sanctions as illegal and an example of US’ “thuggish behaviour”

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.

The war in Syria reaches a crucial stage

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the latest developments in Syria as government forces secure Aleppo and advance in Idlib. He also talks about the larger strategic relevance of these developments for the region.

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

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

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

Protesters across the world condemn Erdoğan's invasion of northeastern Syria_ Protesters across the world condemn Erdoğan’s invasion of northeastern Syria

Protesters condemned the offensive as yet another attempt by Turkish president Tayyip Erdoğan to suppress the struggles of Kurdish people.

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