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Rebels readying for long siege following regime's Aleppo gains

28 June, 2016

Syria's regime is making key gains in northern Aleppo, threatening to cut off the only remaining link between rebel-held areas and the countryside, as rebels prepare to withstand the siege.

Syrian Democratic Forces: Washington and Moscow's Kurdish strike force

21 February, 2016

Analysis: All indications suggest Russia and the United States favour the Kurdish alliance in the fight against IS, despite its links with the regime and Turkey's concerns.

Syria's Palestinians: Displaced a second time

26 November, 2015

Feature: Syria's Palestinian refugees are facing a second displacement as battles between the Syrian regime and opposition forces force them out of their refugee camps.

Syria: Rebels, regime race to secure northern 'safe zone'

23 November, 2015

Analysis: Military developments in northern Syria, most recently rebels' advances against IS in Aleppo with US and Turkish air support, could be first step towards establishing a "safe zone" there.

Raqqa: Are French airstrikes preparing for a ground offensive?

18 November, 2015

Analysis: French airstrikes against IS after the Paris attacks have reportedly not been very effective, but they could be a prelude to a Kurdish ground offensive supported by coalition airpower.

Aleppo: A land of massacres, destruction and despair

03 November, 2015

Feature: Al-Araby al-Jadeed charts the downfall of Aleppo and the displacement of its residents due to the ongoing Syrian war.

At least 50 dead after Aleppo air raids

18 September, 2015

The death toll from this week's Syrian regime airstrikes on Aleppo's civilian neighbourhoods has risen to more than 50 people after dozens of wounded people died in hospitals overnight.

Turkey's free zone: Nusra begins withdrawal from Aleppo

06 August, 2015

Nusra Front forces have started to withdraw from the Aleppo countryside handing over bases to the Free Syrian Army as Turkey prepares for a "free zone" in northern Syria.

Syria: Druze villagers killed by al-Nusra

11 June, 2015

The Syrian franchise of al-Qaeda kills at least 22 Druze villagers in Idlib province, witnesses report.

Airstrikes 'kill IS commander' at northern Aleppo hospital

09 June, 2015

Coalition forces' airstrikes are reportedly inflicting heavy losses for the Islamic State group in northern Syria.

Syrian opposition seizes last regime outpost in Jisr al-Shughour

25 May, 2015

Syrian opposition forces have seized control of the hospital in Jisr al-Shughour as regime forces reportedly retreat south on foot.

IS and Nusra: ruling through fear and intimidation

19 May, 2015

Feature: The Islamic State group and the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front are imposing strict interpretations of Islamic teachings in the area they control.

Rami Sweid
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