Report: High Value Arrest and High Profile Assassinations Kick Off New Year

A YAT operator during a SDF ceremony Key Facts - 31 attacks causing 26 deaths - ISIS claimed 29 attacks - 20 killings in Al Hol Camp - 13 raids producing 27 arrests - High profile assassinations that included 2 women of the…

Annual Report of the Executive Council for North and East Syria – 2020

Our translation of the Annual Report of the Executive Council for North and East Syria - 2020 Annual report of the Executive Council for Northern and Eastern Syria Events and work carried out during the year: 1- At the administrative…

Read-out – Rojava Information Center Second Human Rights Forum On Human Rights Violations In the Afrin Region of Syria

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On 30th of January 2021, the second Human Rights Forum About HumanRights Violations In Afrin Region – Syria was held in Qamishlo, North and EastSyria. The conference was organised by Rights Defense Initiative Organization –Syria, Human…

Les coopératives en Syrie du Nord et de l’Est – Développer une nouvelle économie

Les coopératives en Syrie du Nord et de l'Est – Développer une nouvelle économieDownload Les coopératives en Syrie du Nord et de l'Est – Développer une nouvelle économie  Actuellement, la Syrie du Nord et de l'Est (SNE)…

Annual Sleeper Cell Report 2020 – SDF and Coalition Diminish Capability of ISIS, Lower Attacks and Deaths Across the Region

RIC_Report_SleeperCells2020_GraphsDownload Politically, the AANES and SDF continue to walk a tight rope between their allies and enemies. From the US-led Coalition, the SDF remains its number one ally in the region for a sustained…

The New Humanitarian: Leaving Syria’s notorious al-Hol camp, civilians find little to go home to

Original Article by Sofia Barbarani for The New Humanitarian 14 January 2021 BAGHDAD Salem Radi was overjoyed when news came through that he and his family would soon be allowed to return home after almost two years in al-Hol, a packed…

K24 – Pro-government troops, local Kurdish forces make counter-arrests amid rising tensions in north Syria

Original Article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg in K24, 6 January 2021 ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Tensions continue to escalate between Syrian pro-government forces and local Internal Security Forces (Asayish) after the Syrian regime arrested…

RUDAW- Turkish defense minister makes rare visit to Syrian border amid Ain Issa clashes

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Original Article by Karwan Faidhi Dri, Rudaw, 30 December 2020 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Turkey’s defense minister Hulusi Akar paid a rare visit to Sanliurfa province on the Syrian border on Wednesday to inspect troops amid intensified…

RUDAW- Deadly clashes continue in Ain Issa as Russia deploys additional forces

Original Article by Karwan Faidhi Dri, Rudaw, 28 December 2020 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Fresh clashes between Kurdish forces and Turkey-backed militants in Ain Issa in Syria’s Raqqa province resulted in the death of several fighters…

K24- Russia calls for de-escalation in Ain Issa ahead of meeting with Turkey

Original Article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg, K24, 28 December 2020 ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday called on all parties to cease shelling near the Syrian town of Ain Issa, the Russian state news agency Sputnik…