Week in Review

Week in Review

The 2016 timeline highlights events that made the news, and the stories behind them. (photo by Al-Monitor)

A look back: 2016 in review

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 | Al-Monitor

Our interactive timeline shows the stories that have shaped the region so far.


Is Erdogan’s Syria policy slipping through his fingers?

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 | Week in Review

Syrian Kurds may dash Turkish president’s expectations for US President Donald Trump.

Why did Russia offer autonomy for Syria’s Kurds?

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 | Week in Review

Draft constitution from Russia seeks to decentralize Syrian state authority, limit presidential powers; Turkish forces struggle in two-front campaign against both the Islamic State and Syrian Kurds; Al-Monitor offers in-depth reporting on Syrian Kurdish region.

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.

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