Indigenous peoples at the heart of the Danielle Mitterrand Award - Fréquence Terre, France

Original article by Philippe Boury, Fréquence Terre. Ils sont quatre. Quatre à avoir été désignés candidats au prix Danielle Mitterrand 2019. Quatre personnalités parmi les nombreuses candidatures reçues à la Fondation France…

Could foreign Daesh suspects be tried in northeast Syria? - Arab News, Saudi Arabia

Original article by AFP staff. Syria’s Kurds hold around 1,000 foreign militants in jail. (AFP/File) The Kurdish authorities say they are seriously exploring how to set up an international tribunal Months after the territorial defeat…

Head of Syrian town says Berlin partnership focused on ecology - K24, Iraqi Kurdistan

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Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg, Kurdistan 24. A partnership was signed this summer between Berlin’s Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and the mixed Kurdish-Christian town of Derik in the northeast of Syria (Photo: social media) Rojîn…

Car bomb near church in Syria wounds several - Catholic Herald, UK

Original article by Catholic News Agency, Catholic Herald. (Getty) The bomb exploded outside the Church of the Virgin Mary in a Kurdish-dominated area of the country A car bomb exploded near a Syriac Orthodox church in Qamishli on…

NE Syria: June breakdown of ISIS sleeper cell attacks and SDF raids

Data was produced in collaboration with OSINT researcher Caki. Get in touch for the full searchable data set-live map is here This month’s key findings: 85 ISIS sleeper cell attacks across north east Syria, down 48% month-on-month.Attacks…

What to Do With International Isis Fighters? Rojava May Have a Solution - Novara, UK

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Original article by Danni Ellis, RIC researcher, in Novara Media. The question of what to do with the thousands of foreign Isis fighters, wives and children currently detained in north-eastern Syria has been dominated by two narratives.…

US concerned Turkish offensive could derail mission in Syria - Rûdaw, Iraqi Kurdistan

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Original article by Rudaw staff. The US military is greatly concerned that its forces in Syria could be caught up in clashes between Turkey and predominately-Kurdish forces partnered with the US-led international anti-ISIS coaliton, a major…

The Fight Against ISIS is Not Over - European Eye on Radicalization

Original article by Ruslan Trad. In mid-April 2018, online groups with hundreds of supporters shared new statements from the leadership of the Islamic State (ISIS). The messages instructed sympathizers and fighters to expect news very…

The Kurds want a place in the Syria Constitution Commission - InsideOver, Italy

Original article by Futura D'Aprile, InsideOver. Il 10 luglio l’inviato speciale delle Nazioni Unite per la Siria, Geir Pedersen, è arrivato a Damasco per promuovere nuovi colloqui di pace e dare finalmente forma alla Commissione…

Bomb explodes outside church in Qamishli Christian neighborhood - The Defense Post, US

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Original article by Joanne Stocker, The Defense Post. A car bomb that blew up outside a church in a Christian area of the city of Qamishli in northeast Syria injured nearly a dozen people, security services in northeast Syria said. Islamic…