Report: anti-ISIS arrests and raids drop as tensions over COVID-19 rise

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Arrests of ISIS members in North and East Syria dropped to almost nothing in March, despite continued attacks March saw decreases across the board - in terms of attacks, raids, deaths and arrests - suggesting COVID-19 has distracted SDF…

Coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria: briefing

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Nine years of war, systematic targeting of health and water infrastructure by occupying Turkish forces, lack of international recognition, and the January 2020 closure of the only UN aid crossing into North and East Syria (NES) have left…

Coronavirus crisis in North & East Syria in numbers

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Coronavirus crisis in North & East Syria in numbers: 4,000,000 people 600,000 IDPs 40 ventilators 35 ICU beds No WHO-provided test kits No PCR test machines due to Turkish invasion No water for 460,000+ as Turkey…

Interview: World Health Organization Syria rep. on coronavirus in North and East Syria

Rojava Information Center: How far has coronavirus spread in the remainder of Syria, and do you expect it to spread to the north-east as well? Dr. Nima Saeed, World Health Organisation representative in Syria: According to the IHR (International Health…
ISIS sleeper cell arrested in Manbij

Report: One year on from ISIS’ defeat, sleeper-cell attacks remain a deadly threat

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It’s been a year since ISIS’ final territorial defeat by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and International Coalition in Baghouz on 23 March. But a comparison of the year-on-year data shows ISIS remain as potent a threat as ever,…

Dossier: Turkish provision of material support to al-Qaeda-linked groups in Idlib

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Prepared by special request for an upcoming bilateral meeting in the United States Congress, our latest dossier compiles visual evidence of Turkish provision of material support to al-Qaeda-linked groups in Idlib. Turkey is using the…

Transcription: SDF and International Coalition Against ISIS joint press conference

Transcription of joint press conference between International Coalition Against ISIS spokesperson Col. Miles Caggins and head of SDF Press Mustafa Bali, Rimelan, North and East Syria, 6 March 2020 Mustafa Bali: Once again, we welcome…

Dossier: La construction du système démocratique de la Syrie du Nord et de l’Est

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L’invasion du territoire syrien par la Turquie, le 9 octobre 2019, a entamé un nouveau chapitre de la Guerre Civile syrienne et ouvert de nouvelles arènes aux jeux politiques des pouvoirs régionaux et internationaux. Au moment où les…

Database: January 2020 sleeper-cell attacks and raids

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Key Facts: Despite attack rates having decreased 40% since December (84, 50), ISIS and other sleeper-cell groups claimed 32 deaths - an increase of 78% compared to December.Increased targeting of Mukhtars (village elders) and council…

Dossier: El sistema democrático en el Norte y Este de Siria

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La invasión turca de Siria del 9 de octubre de 2019 inició un nuevo capítulo en la Guerra Civil de este país y abrió nuevos escenarios políticos para los poderes regionales y globales. A medida que las Fuerzas Armadas turcas…