Category: Conflict in Syria


U.S.-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa said civilians should not return to the embattled city before it is cleared of landmines and sleeper cells, Agence France-Presse reported on Thursday. The statement by Kurdish internal security forces in Raqqa was released […]


  In 2014, Syria’s Kurdish Democratic Union Party enforced a 40 percent quota of women in all governmental bodies Despite the country’s fall into armed conflict, in 2016 Syrian women still held 13 percent of seats Available data puts female […]


ISIS fighters have captured a town in the Syrian province of Homs province from regime forces, as a part of a wider counter-attack as they face pressure in eastern Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Syrian Observatory […]