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Siria

Dichiarazione congiunta sulla Siria (fonte: US Department of State)

Representatives of France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States met at the envoys level in Geneva with UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen on January 24 to discuss the crisis in Syria. Joint Statement on Syria – United States Department of State

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Siria Turchia

Più di un decennio di relazioni tra Ankara e Damasco. Cosa è cambiato? (fonte: Atlantic Council)

Ömer Özkizilcik After eleven years, an official meeting on the ministerial level occurred between Ankara and Damascus. The December 2022 meeting in Russia is the first of many that may ultimately result in a direct encounter between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Bashar al-Assad. So, how has Turkey changed its policy so drastically? It’s been over a decade since Ankara […]

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Hezbollah Israele Libano Siria

Traffico di droga tra Siria e Hezbollah. Il punto di vista di Israele (fonte: INSS)

Carmit Valensi, Orna Mizrahi Drug smuggling has become a central source of income for the Assad regime and its ally Hezbollah. Under the auspices of the Syrian regime and the Shiite organization, massive amounts of drugs are smuggled throughout the Middle East, primarily Captagon, known as “poor man’s cocaine.” Why does Israel have to be […]

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Siria Turchia

Il miglioramento dei legami Siria-Turchia dovrebbe prevedere la fine dell'”occupazione”: Assad (fonte: The Defense Post)

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assadsaid Thursday that a Moscow-brokered rapprochement with Turkey should aim for “the end of occupation” by Ankara of parts of Syria. Improved Syria-Turkey Ties Should Seek End to ‘Occupation:’ Assad (thedefensepost.com)

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Siria Turchia

Guardie turche sparano, uccidono un rifugiato e ne feriscono altri tre al confine con la Siria (fonte: The New Arab)

Turkish border guards have shot dead a Syrian refugee and injured three others as they tried to cross from Syria to Turkey. c (newarab.com)

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Siria

Gli sfollati siriani tornano a ricostruire le loro vite (fonte: The New Arab)

Sahirah Javaid As the country enters its twelfth year of civil war, Syrians have often resorted to desperate measures for shelter. UK-based charity Muslim Hands have sought to give Syrian IDPs some semblance of permanence by helping build a thousand new homes. To make a house a home: Syrian IDPs return to rebuild lives (newarab.com)

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Siria USA

Mantenere le truppe USA in Siria (fonte: Defense One)

WILLIAM ROEBUCK It was nearly freezing that Syrian night. On a hard-dirt landing strip near the northeastern city of Kobani, I waited with two long lines of U.S. Special Forces soldiers behind a huge C-17 aircraft, its mighty engines temporarily stilled. Four flag-draped coffins were presently brought down the line and moved onboard. Each bore […]