The ‘Autonomous Administration’ struggles under weight of IS detainees as insurgency evolves - Syria Direct

Original article by Will Christou An internal security patrol escorts women, reportedly wives of Islamic State (IS) group fighters, in al-Hol camp in al-Hasakah province in northeastern Syria 23/07/19(AFP) AMMAN- As it contends with the…

Does the French state have to repatriate the children of jihadists detained in Syria? - RFI, France

Chloé Troadec spoke to Anne Cantener in in RFI. Les conditions de vie dans le camp d'al-Hol, dans le nord-est de la Syrie, sont catastrophiques.AFP C’est une nouvelle étape dans la série de procédures judiciaires lancées par les…

An Herzegovinian citizen escaped from prison in Syria - Radio Slobodna Evropa, Balcans

Original article by Meliha Kešmer Ulaz u zatvor u Hasaki u Siriji. Bijeg bh. državljanina Armina Čurta, koji je trebao biti deportiran u BiH u aprilu, iz zatvora u Siriji ili nespretne izjave bh. zvaničnika? Informacija o bijegu…

Dutch government debates alleged Turkish support for former ISIS members in Afrin - K24, Iraqi Kurdistan

Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg Dutch FM Stef Blok.Photo: DIJKSTRA BV ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok on Wednesday said his government would not push for a NATO investigation into Turkey’s possible…

Increase in Turkish-linked jihadist cells in Syria, study finds - Morning Star, UK

Original article by Steve Sweeney ATTACKS by Turkish-backed jihadist sleeper cells in Syria increased last month, with intensified activity seen in cities in border areas and inside the so-called buffer zone, according to a new report. The…

British volunteer who fought with Syrian Kurds against IS and Turkey commits suicide - The New Arab

Original article by The New Arab staff Jamie Janson, 42, fought IS alongside Kurdish forces.[Getty] Jamie Janson, 42, travelled to Syria to fight IS alongside Kurdish forces, before moving into battle against Turkish troops who launched…

Former British fighter who fought alongside Kurds commits suicide - Kurdistan 24, Iraqi Kurdistan

Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg Jamie Janson (42) fought both against Turkey and the Islamic State, but recently committed suicide.Photo: YPG video/Independent ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) — A British volunteer fighter with a…

Database file: August sleeper-cell attacks and raids

This data was produced in collaboration with OSINT researcher Caki. The live map can be explored here and the press release can be read here.

Database: August sleeper-cell attacks and raids

The Rojava Information Center has recorded 95 sleeper cell attacks in the month of August, incuding attacks carried out by ISIS and Ahrar al-Shaab- resulting in 35 recorded deaths. Key Facts: August saw a 15% increase in overall attacks…

Turkey Cannot be Trusted in Syria - Secure Freedom, US

Original article by Anu Adewole. On Monday, the U.S. and Turkey began joint military patrols along the Syria-Turkish border in what the U.S. has called a “security mechanism.” Kurdish forces including the People’s Protectoin Unit…