On February 1, the Syrian government launched its initiative to expand the “smart card” system to include subsidized prices for rationed quantities of tea, rice, and sugar.
As sites like the Armenian Bethel Church and the Great Mosque of Aleppo undergo renovations in formerly rebel-held territories, narratives of the Syrian government’s victory are reinforced.
On January 16, residents of the city of Qamishli in the northeastern province of Hasakah, organized a demonstration, calling for unity among the Kurdish political parties.
The disastrous humanitarian conditions of millions across Syria are set to deteriorate further after Russia and China blocked the renewal of the UNSC mechanism
Turkey has enlisted Syrian opposition fighters in its war against Khalifa Haftar in Libya. What will be the consequences for the Syrians themselves?
There has been mass confusion over the number and makeup of those IDPs returning to Turkish-controlled areas post-Operation Peace Spring. Who is actually returning and what does their return mean for the future of the area?
Humanitarian and human rights organizations have intensified their warnings about the consequences of the military operation, especially as civilian casualties and displacements mount.
Just as surprising as President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon US allies in northeastern Syria and pave the way for Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring,” was the Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) turn towards Moscow and Damascus to reach a settlement that would halt the Turkish attack.
Throughout the Syrian Revolution, there have been persistent popular calls for the Syrian opposition factions to unify as a single military body that can guarantee the gains made over the past eight years and extend the goals of the revolution: freedom and equal effective citizenship for all Syrians, regardless of their religious, ethnic, and ideological affiliations.
The Turkish military operation has sparked a great deal of controversy among Syrians opposed to both the government and the PYD, including political entities and figures, intellectuals and artists.