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Hayat Tahrir al-Sham plots its next move in northern Syria
Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 | Mona Alami, Contributor
Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is consolidating its influence in northern Syria, mainly in Idlib, and trying to position itself as a de facto interlocutor in political agreements reshaping the country.
Next Israel-Hezbollah confrontation could be in Syria
Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 | Mona Alami, Contributor
While the cease-fire brokered by the United States, Russia and Jordan seems to be holding for now in southern Syria, it might not last for long given the Israeli-Iranian rivalry in the region.
The geopolitics behind race for eastern Syria
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Mona Alami, Contributor
Fast-paced developments between the various players of the Syrian war raise questions about the geopolitical importance of the northeastern region.
Liberation of Iraq's Hawija delayed yet again
Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017 | Mona Alami, Contributor
Due to the disagreement between Iraqi forces linked to Baghdad and the Kurdish forces, the liberation of Hawija has been delayed several times.