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TSI Syria Update: December 27, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 23 DEC: The US military released a statement that US-led Coalition forces, in conjunction with Vetted Syrian Opposition (VSO) group Maghawir al-Thawra, cleared caves and killed several ISIS fighters in the 55km deconfliction zone around al-Tanf base in southern Syria. (CJTF-OIR) […]

TSI Syria Update: December 22, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 22 DEC: According to pro-opposition media, more Assad Coalition forces have reportedly arrived in northern Hama from Deir Ezzor, likely in preparation for an offensive on opposition-held Abu al Dhour airbase in southern Idlib governorate. (Enab Baladi-AR) 22 DEC: There are […]

TSI Syria Update: December 21, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 20 DEC: An ISIS car bomb targeted a group of civilians near an SDF checkpoint in the town of Shuheil, Deir Ezzor yesterday. At least two people were killed and several were injured. (Deirezzor24-AR) 21 DEC: Syrian Civil Defense center in […]

TSI Syria Update: December 20, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 20 DEC: Airstrikes, suspected to be Russian, targeted the town of of Maarshorin in Idlib governorate overnight, killing at least 19 civilians and wounded another 25. Reportedly, 13 members of a single family were killed. Russia denied it conducted the strikes. […]

TSI Syria Update: December 19, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 18 DEC: Extremist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) reportedly stopped civil courts and raided offices affiliated with the opposition’s Syrian Interim Government (SIG) in Saraqeb and Maarat al-Numan, Idlib. Previously, the HTS-affiliated Syrian Salvation Government warned the SIG to cease operations […]