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Syrian Regime Tightens its Grip on Aleppo

Syrian Regime Tightens its Grip on Aleppo

Fighting and aerial bombardment has not subsided in most areas, despite it being the second day of the truce announced by the Syrian regime. Government forces have managed to tighten their grip on the eastern neighbourhoods in the city of Aleppo, bringing them the...
Courting Trouble

Courting Trouble

Since the government forces were forced from much of north and eastern Syria, Islamic courts have emerged to take up the administrative baton of governing and regulating those towns and communities. But a look at how the Ba’athist state governed the country for...