Suwayda sidesteps a ‘spiral of violence’ following clashes

By Karam Mansour|2024-07-16T15:06:42+02:00June 26, 2024|

A new security checkpoint in Suwayda city sparked angry protests and armed clashes between local factions and regime forces before an agreement negotiated by local civil and religious leadership averted further escalation. The incident underscores the delicate balance of keeping the peace in the southern province.