Introducing ACLED’s control map of Syria, a novel examination of the country’s changing political violence landscape, developed by Senior Syria Researcher Dr. Kars de Bruijne, Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson, Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Researcher Nick Grinstead,
In the Middle East region last week, there was a general rise in reported fatalities, possibly related to the renewal or continuation of offensives in Syria and Yemen. At the same time, general demonstrations have continued to drop, with the
ACLED Researcher Nick Grinstead maps out the Turkish military’s resumed assault on Kurdish YPG forces in Northern Syria.
Last week in the Middle East region, overall trends in armed violence and demonstrations continued at a similar or reduced rate. In Gaza, diplomatic efforts to curb violence appear to be working, while in Iran and Bahrain demonstrations continued due
In this infographic, ACLED Researcher Nick Grinstead reviews trends in the activity of the Tiger Forces, a loyalist militia aligned with the Syrian regime.
Throughout the Middle East region last week, there was a downward trend in instances of both armed conflict and demonstrations – with the exception of Israel/Palestine, where there was a significant increase in cross-border violence. In Lebanon, Jordan, and Iran,
In this infographic, ACLED Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson maps out the locations, modalities, and perpetrators of violence against civilians in Syria.
Throughout the Middle East region last week, rates of political violence have remained relatively unchanged barring the renewal of cross-border violence in Gaza and southern Israel. In Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, battles and offensives remained generally concentrated in the same
In this infographic, ACLED Syria Researcher Nick Grinstead examines the role and impact of global coalition forces in combatting Islamic State.
Palestinian-Israeli violence continued last week throughout Palestine, with a major increase occurring in the West Bank due to Israeli raids and attacks by settlers on locals, and vice versa. In Iran and Bahrain, demonstrations and civil unrest continued, while in