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11 06, 2024
  • A man casts his vote during elections for the People’s Municipalities in the Sheikh al-Hadid district of Afrin, in Syria’s northwestern Aleppo province, 2017 (Syria Direct)

The war over AANES municipal elections in northeastern Syria

By Sozdar Muhammad|2024-06-11T22:09:54+02:00June 11, 2024|

After facing major local, regional and international pushback—including a Turkish threat to invade northeastern Syria—the AANES postponed municipal elections scheduled for this week until August, citing “internal” reasons and "the demands of the political parties and alliances participating."

27 12, 2021

A sketch of Syria’s 2021 and what to expect in 2022

By Alicia Medina|2021-12-27T10:42:16+01:00December 27, 2021|

In the year marking a decade of the Syrian uprising-turned-conflict, regional normalization efforts with Damascus gained steam while the two stalemates in the northeast and the northwest seem to have settled in a fragile stability.

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