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TSI Syria Update: November 7, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 6 NOV: According to the Ministry of Defense, four Russian journalists and five soldiers were injured by an IED explosion in Deir Ezzor city. (Deir Ezzor24, RT) (TSI Analyst Note: A leaked document from last month showed at least 131 Russian […]

TSI Syria Update: November 6, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 5 NOV: Reportedly, an ISIS car bomb killed over 100 displaced civilians fleeing violence in Deir Ezzor near the Conoco oil plant. (Al-Jazeera, SOHR-AR) 5 NOV: Local media and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reported displaced civilians are now returning to their […]

TSI Syria Update: November 3, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 3 NOV: Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) retook the al-Qaim border crossing from ISIS today. (Reuters, AFP, @OIRSpox) 3 NOV: According to Syrian state media, ISIS has been defeated in Deir Ezzor city by the Assad Coalition. Local media reports that approximately […]

TSI Syria Update: November 2, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 1 NOV: Israeli aircraft struck a target in the city of Hisya in the southern countryside of Homs last night. Assad Coalition forces responding by firing surface-to-air missiles. Reportedly, the target was an industrial factory that was being used as a […]

TSI Syria Update: November 1, 2017

A brief overview of key military, political, and humanitarian news developments in Syria. Military 1 NOV: The village of Beit Jinn Farms was hit by four barrel bombs and a number of missiles in an attack from pro-government forces. (Revo Spring-AR) 1 NOV: Pro-opposition media reported heavy fighting in eastern Hama between the Assad Coalition […]