Middle East update: January 29 2018

SYRIA Airwars has produced its first civilian casualty count of the Afrin conflict: A new rolling assessment published by Airwars has so far tracked 24 claimed civilian casualty events within Afrin blamed on Turkey – and a further nine events attributed to Kurdish forces.   From the start of operations on January 20th to January … Continue reading Middle East update: January 29 2018

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Middle East update: November 8 2017

SYRIA There's been no official confirmation as I write this, but "pro-government sources" are saying that the Syrian army and its allied militias (including at least one--Kataib Hezbollah--that has crossed into Syria from Iraq) have captured al-Bukamal, the last ISIS position of any significance in eastern Syria and along the Syria-Iraq border. If true, this means … Continue reading Middle East update: November 8 2017