After each blow to the Islamic State in southern Syria inflicted by former opposition factions, the group simply reshuffles its ranks and reactivates its cells. How does IS regenerate itself, what is its future in the south and what is the regime’s relationship with it?
Clashes continued in Daraa city for a fourth day on Thursday between groups accused of belonging to the Islamic State and armed former opposition groups, alongside the military security-affiliated 8th Brigade led by Ahmed al-Awda.
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.