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6 Dec 2022, 5:55 am by Beatrice Eriksson
The result is what human rights advocates and lawyers have called a new “Guantanamo on the Euphrates. [read post]
20 Mar 2022, 9:01 pm by Jonan Pilet
Euphrates Foods LLC dba Labeeb Alani Inc.Morton Grove, IL An import company in Illinois is on notice from the FDA for not having FSVPs for a number of imported food products. [read post]
23 Feb 2022, 11:02 am by Ben Waldman, Michel Paradis
And in late January, the Times reported that another strike in 2017 on the Tabqa Dam—a massive structure on the Euphrates River in Eastern Syria—caused the dam to fail so catastrophically that it provoked a momentary truce among the Syrian government, the Islamic State, and U.S. [read post]
29 Oct 2021, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
However, the British launched a second invasion up the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which succeeded in capturing Bagdad, although efforts to rescue the first invasion force were unavailing. [read post]
28 Aug 2021, 1:57 pm by Muskan Yadav | JURIST Staff
Armed with a rapid-fire weapon, Khedr was proved to have been one of the people who, in July 2012, guarded a captured Syrian lieutenant colonel’s transfer to the Euphrates’ banks in Syria and subsequent execution. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 12:44 pm
Artisanal and small-scale mining in Liberia and Sierra Leone Irene Vélez-Torres & Diego Lugo-Vivas, Slow violence and corporate greening in the war on drugs in Colombia McKenzie F Johnson, Fighting for black stone: extractive conflict, institutional change and peacebuilding in Sierra Leone Tobias Ide, Lisa R Palmer, & Jon Barnett, Environmental peacebuilding from below: customary approaches in Timor-Leste Mirza Sadaqat Huda, An ecological response to ethno-nationalistic populism:… [read post]
24 Feb 2020, 5:00 am by Galip Dalay
The U.S. could strike certain regime targets the east of the Euphrates, where Russia’s position is relatively vulnerable, or elsewhere; it could also provide more military support to the Syrian opposition or coordinate further sanctions on the Syrian regime. [read post]
9 Oct 2019, 7:14 am
Turkey estimates that up to 2 million Syrian refugees will volunteer to live in a 20-mile secure area spanning from the Euphrates River to the Syria-Iraq border. [read post]
19 Jul 2019, 7:16 am by Galip Dalay
With Russian approval, Turkey undertook military operations in northwestern Syria, driving YPG forces east of the Euphrates river. [read post]
20 Jan 2019, 7:00 am by Morgan Kaplan
Trump’s announcement came on the heels of Erdogan’s threat to attack Kurdish forces east of the Euphrates, and Kurdish leaders have publicly called Trump’s decision a historic betrayal and voiced fears of a large-scale Turkish assault should the United States withdraw. [read post]
8 Jan 2019, 12:12 pm by Nicholas Norberg
SDF units took the town of Hajin on Dec. 14 and continued to press their gains along the Euphrates and around Deir Ez-Zor on Dec. 28. [read post]
21 Dec 2018, 6:53 am
“We decided last week to launch a military incursion into the east of the Euphrates River and shared that information with the public,” Erdogan said at a meeting of the Turkish Exporters Assembly in Istanbul. [read post]
18 Dec 2018, 8:09 am by J. Dana Stuster
Ceasefire Enters Force in Hodeidah after Productive Peace Talks A week of peace talks between the warring factions in Yemen concluded last Thursday with the announcement of agreements to de-escalate fighting in the partially besieged city of Taiz and establish a ceasefire throughout the province of Hodeidah, where Saudi and Emirati-backed pro-government forces have been advancing on a strategic Houthi-held port. [read post]
6 Nov 2018, 10:30 am by J. Dana Stuster
In a speech on October 30, Erdogan promised to “destroy the terror structure east of the Euphrates River,” adding that Turkey has “completed preparations and plans regarding this issue. [read post]
5 Jun 2018, 7:56 am by J. Dana Stuster
In a campaign speech last month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to “add new operations to the Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch operations” and to continue the intervention in Syria “until not one terrorist is left,” referring to Kurdish groups Turkey says are tied to the PKK. [read post]
14 Mar 2018, 2:37 pm by Allison Murphy, Scott R. Anderson
This past Monday, March 12, the Trump administration met its deadline to provide Congress with a “report on the legal and policy frameworks for the United States’ use of military force and related national security operations[,]”—a new requirement imposed by Section 1264 of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018 (since codified at 50 U.S.C. [read post]
13 Mar 2018, 4:00 am by J. Dana Stuster
The United States did not respond to that request, but is working on a compromise that would see Kurdish forces withdraw from Manbij, a contested city on the Euphrates River at the western edge of Kurdish territory in eastern Syria. [read post]
4 Mar 2018, 7:00 am
In August 2016, Ankara launched Operation Euphrates Shield, ostensibly designed to combat ISIS but more likely to contain the Syrian Kurdish forces. [read post]
2 Mar 2018, 6:00 am by Pavel K. Baev
This odd pattern was tested on February 7, when a heavy U.S. air and artillery strike destroyed a grouping of pro-government forces advancing to capture an oil plant to the east of the Euphrates. [read post]