Damascus continues to outwardly ignore Suwayda’s uprising—the longest, most organized and widespread protests in the southern province’s recent history—while demonstrators believe their movement can hold strong.
Futile salary increase and fuel price hikes: Assad angers citizens and drags Syria towards a ‘true catastrophe’
Recent economic moves by Damascus impacted the cost of most basic goods and services, sparking a wave of protests in the country’s south and anger all the way to the coast.
Disputes between Suwayda’s Men of Dignity and Laith al-Balous: A son searching for his father’s legacy?
In Suwayda, some view tensions between the Men of Dignity and Laith al-Balous—the son of the Druze faction’s assassinated founder—as part of an attempt by the son to lead in his father’s footsteps.
Is Damascus reaping the fruits of local factions’ campaign against military security-linked ‘gangs’ in Suwayda?
While Suwayda factions continue their campaign against military security-linked groups, Damascus launches a new settlement process in the Druze-majority province.
Following the ousting of the military security-linked Falhout group in Suwayda province last week, operations against other Damascus-linked militias are cautiously moving forward.
A militia in Suwayda province linked to Syrian military intelligence was eliminated this week after local Druze groups attacked and took control of its headquarters. What happened, and what might the future hold?