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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.