Syria Conflict

Israeli airstrikes hit central Syria

Iranian forces have repositioned themselves in eastern Syria due to recent suspected Israeli strikes.

Al-Monitor Staff | Syria Conflict | janv. 22, 2021
al-monitor A photo taken from the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on June 5, 2020, shows the border fence with the southwestern Syrian province of Quneitra. At least nine fighters loyal to the Syrian regime were killed June 4 during Israeli air raids in Hama province, a central region controlled by the Syrian army and Iranians, a monitor group said. Air raids also struck near Hama on June 22, 2021. Photo by JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images.

Who is behind recent attacks against Turkish presence in Idlib?

Unknown parties have carried out several operations against some of the Turkish army outposts in Idlib, with some accusing Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and others pointing the finger at Islamic State or regime cells.

Sultan al-Kanj | Syria Conflict | janv. 22, 2021
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Protests, info warfare continue in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Inhabitants of Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor region, which has an Arab-majority but is under the control of the Kurdish-led SDF, have protested repeatedly in recent weeks against alleged arbitrary arrests, price gouging, and lack of services; many urge more direct contact between the local population and the international coalition.

Shelly Kittleson | Syria Conflict | janv. 22, 2021
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Exhausted Syrians call for removal of crossings in opposition-controlled areas

Crossings between the areas under the control of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and the Turkish-allied FSA factions are a burden on civilians, who feel like they are traveling from one state to another.

Sultan al-Kanj | Syria Conflict | janv. 21, 2021
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Fears of Syrian government offensive mount in Idlib as Turkey withdraws from military posts

Syrian opposition groups worry that the Turkish withdrawal signals a coming military offensive.

Khaled al-Khateb | Syria Conflict | janv. 20, 2021
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