Week in Review

People inspect a site hit by airstrikes at a parking garage in the rebel-held city of Idlib, Syria, Jan. 18, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah)

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Is Turkey’s shift on Assad beginning of the end of Syria’s war?

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 | Week in Review

Turkish deputy prime minister says "we just have to work with what we have"; no sectarian divide in Aleppo; the Syrian Kurdish fault line.

Syrians express 'deep anger' at Turkey for war

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 | Week in Review

Al-Monitor reports from Damascus and Aleppo, where Russian Chechen troops stand guard; Iraqi prime minister seeks improved ties with neighbors.

Is Iran following Russia’s lead in Syria?

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 | Week in Review

Russian diplomatic blitz on Syria includes building bridges between Iran and Turkey.

Is Erdogan trying to wreck US-Turkey relations?

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 | Al-Monitor Week in Review

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims he has “evidence” of US support for the Islamic State; Iranian President Hassan Rouhani applauds valuable “victory” in Aleppo.

Christmas brings hope for peace for Aleppo’s Christians

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 | Al-Monitor Week in Review

Christians part of region’s DNA, said incoming UN secretary-general; Turkey’s “impossible war”; Erdogan backers blame Iran for Aleppo.

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