Report: ISIS assassinations rise as Turkish-backed sleeper-cell groups launch new attacks

Turkish-controlled faction Ahrar al-Sharqiya claimed sleeper cell attacks in North and East Syria for the first time this month April saw a 16% decrease in ISIS sleeper-cell attacks (48 to 40), whereas joint SDF and Coalition raids increased…

Al-Monitor – Coronavirus, war prompts northeast Syrian schools to go online

The Kurdish-led government in northeast Syria is putting classes online and may continue to use the internet for education beyond the coronavirus. The Kurdish-led government in northeast Syria is putting classes online and may continue…

Novara Media – Coronavirus in Rojava: Facing a Pandemic Without a State

Original article by Thomas McClure, researcher at the RIC, in Novara Media, 04 May 2020 Across the world, states are coming under pressure for their response to the coronavirus crisis. Some fail to adequately protect their citizens,…

Novara Media – North and East Syria’s Political Experiment Continues Despite Its Challenges

Original article by Nina Steinhardt, RIC researcher, published on Novara Media, In October 2019, the invasion of north-eastern Syria by the Turkish army and proxy forces caught the attention of the world. Humanitarian organisations,…

Report: Der Aufbau des demokratischen Systems in Nord- und Ostsyrien

Die türkische Invasion in Syrien am 9. Oktober 2019 hat ein neues Kapitel im syrischen Bürgerkrieg aufgeschlagen und neue Arenen für die politischen Machtspiele regionaler und globaler Mächte eröffnet. Da die türkischen Streitkräfte…

El Pais – Tres Sirias frente a una pandemia

Una década de guerra ha dejado el país partido en tres, el sistema sanitario devastado y una población empobrecida incapaz de confrontar la covid-19 Una ONG lleva a cabo tareas de desinfección en una mezquita de la insurrecta…