At least 180 people, including around 120 ISIS fighters and 50 SDF personnel, were killed in fighting since the attack on al-Sinaa prison prison last week. This has yet again highlighted the issue of over 10,000 ISIS prisoners in various jails in the region
Today we look at the death of 6 workers after an Amazon site collapsed in the US, reports of civilians killed during a U.S.-SDF raid in Syria, and more
From former war commanders and representatives of the military-industrial complex to Clinton loyalists to oil lobby-funded, the appointments made so far gives us very little change to be expected from the upcoming Biden administration.
Syrian oil fields in the north-eastern part of the country have been under the control of the Kurdish-led rebel group, Syrian Democratic Forces, since the defeat of ISIS in 2017
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.
According to the reports, several people including children were gathered in a village to oppose the presence of US forces when fire was opened at them.
Idlib is the last remaining rebel-held region in the country, the liberation of which can lead to the end of the nine-year-long war in Syria
In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, we first talk about Lula’s release. In Syria, Russian and Turkish troops have begun joint patrols. Finally, what next in the digital world after Pegasus?
The decision to maintain some military presence in Syria is seen as a move aimed at protecting Kurdish groups aligned with the United States and a possible establishment of “safe zones” along the country’s northern border with Turkey.