Western and regional donors will not contribute to the reconstruction of Syria until the parties to the conflict have reached a political agreement under the supervision of the United Nations. This position, according to the pan-Arab daily “Ashar al Awsat”, was made explicit by the foreign ministers of various western countries – including the US…

Twenty-one civilians, including children, were affected on monday 22 January 2018 by suffocation and respiratory distress symptoms, following the shelling of the besieged city of Duma, east of Damascus. Director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), Rami Abdulrahman, pointed out, in a statement, that bombings of the Assad forces on the western section…

Turkish ground operation to oust Kurdish rebels from the Syrian border town of Afrin has “actively” begun, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Erdogan added on Saturday that after Afrin, an operation in the northern Syrian town of Manbij will follow. The Turkish leader also said that all Kurdish armed groups “are all the same”…

An organization claiming to be part of the Islamic State (ISIS) group assured that all Sahelian jihadists were “reaching out” to fight the joint force of five countries in the region. The group, led by Adnan Abu Walid Sahrawi and called “Islamic State in the Greater Sahara” (ISGS), claimed on Friday a series of attacks,…