Over the last two months, areas in Northern Aleppo under Syrian opposition control have embarked on an intensified anti-drug campaign, focusing on trafficking and production networks. This initiative stands out as the most expansive compared to its predecessors, marked by several armed clashes with sought-after individuals.
The paramilitary forces represent one of the armed entities established by the regime shortly after 2011. Unlike official military units, they lacked a distinct military doctrine and centralized leadership.
The Arab Liaison Committee on Syria convened its maiden session in Cairo, advancing fresh proposals anchored in the Amman declaration's framework. Yet, there's a prevailing sentiment that the regime might revert to its familiar strategy of 'immersing in minutiae' in its interactions with the committee.
Decentralized technology is a new term used by the Syrian regime's leader during his visit to a small power station under construction in the city of Baniyas.
ISIS delayed acknowledging the death of its leader for four months, but eventually announced the appointment of a new leader and spokesperson. They conveyed multiple messages.
Syrian regime's president, issued administrative order, ending retention,call for non-commissioned officers,reservists retained&enrolled, who served actual reserve service for 6.5 years or more
Since 2011, the country has been witnessing a continuous wave of illegal migration, with three major waves recorded. The first peak was in 2012, the second in 2015, and the third in 2021. During these years, approximately 7 million refugees left Syria, in addition to a similar number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) who are typically seen as a major source of refugee flow to the world.
The conflict between monetary policies and fiscal policies has played a role in the deterioration of the Syrian pound's exchange rate, in addition to the Syrian regime’s Central Bank unwillingness to control its rate. The goal of these policies is to suck foreign currency.
The UN Security Council convened on July 11, 2023, for a session to discuss extending the mandate for the humanitarian aid mechanism to Syria. The meeting concluded without reaching an agreement on either of the two draft resolutions that were proposed.
Since 2011, the authority in Syria has relatively lost its ability to intervene in societal matters, gradually restoring the presence of civil society through the emergence of entities such as unions, political bodies, community associations, media unions, humanitarian and development organizations, among others.
The final statement of the "Astana 20" talks included three new issues that were not mentioned in the previous rounds' final statements.
Money transfers entering the Syrian regime's regions have declined during Eid al-Adha compared to previous anniversaries.