War on Syria
Syrian elections Results of Syrian parliamentary elections to be out on Monday

The elections for the 250-seat People’s Assembly was held on Sunday. The rebuilding of infrastructure and the economy ravaged by the war and sanctions was among the key electoral issues

UNHCR Global Trends report on refugees More than 1% of world population is forcibly displaced, says UNHCR report

Busting the myth and propaganda claims about the so-called ‘refugee problem’ in developed countries, the UNHCR data establishes that around 85% of the total refugees in the world are hosted by developing countries

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.

Iraq war 12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

17 years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the consequences have lived up to the fears of all who opposed it. Millions of Iraqis were killed or wounded and millions more were displaced

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.

Imperialism’s strategy today: After me, the deluge!

The year 2019 has revealed the rising vulnerability of Pax Americana forcing imperialism to resort to a strategy of constant war and chaos in order to avoid all kinds of potential challenges to its exploitative mission across the globe

NATO should be obsolete

The 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization that met in London on December 4 is a stale military holdover from the Cold War days that should have gracefully retired many years ago.

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

Israeli attack on Iraq Israel strikes multiple targets in West Asia, escalating tensions in the region

Israel carried out unprovoked attacks on Iraq, Lebanon and Syria within a span of three days, since Saturday, allegedly to target Iranian allies in these countries.

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.

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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