2019-03: Syria

  1. Shamima Begum flees Syrian refugee camp after Isis brides issue death threats (The New Zealand Herald)2019-03-01
  2. Trump Declares ISIS ‘100%’ Defeated. That’s ‘100% Not True,’ Ground Reports Say. (New York Times)2019-03-01
  3. President Trump said the Islamic State’s caliphate is over. That was news to troops on the ground. (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  4. UN envoy wants action on Syria’s missing, new constitution (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  5. Assad can still be brought to justice – and Europe’s role is crucial | Natalie Nougayrède (The Guardian)2019-03-01
  6. Experience: I gave birth on the run from Isis (The Guardian)2019-03-01
  7. Why Trump's claim that Islamic State has been 100% defeated is 100% false (The Star)2019-03-01
  8. Russia says refugee camp in southern Syria to be evacuated (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  9. Defiant women and dying children: Isis' desert legacy (The Guardian)2019-03-01
  10. U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announce resumption of operation to free last territory held by Islamic State group (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  11. The Latest: US-backed Syrian forces to resume assault on IS (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  12. Chemical weapons watchdog finds “reasonable grounds” chlorine was used as weapon in April 2018 attack on Douma, Syria (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  13. Former Yazidi captives of Islamic State arrive in Iraq (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  14. SDF launches assault on last ISIL-held area in Syria (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-01
  15. Italy nabs wanted Algerian foreign fighter back from Syria (Washington Post)2019-03-01
  16. Islamic State group in Syria: Final assault on jihadists 'begins' (BBC)2019-03-01
  17. Evidence of Chlorine Found in Syrian Town of Douma, Investigators Say (New York Times)2019-03-02
  18. Chlorine was used in attack on Syrian rebel town of Douma, watchdog says (The Guardian)2019-03-02
  19. The people fleeing the end of the Islamic State in Syria (BBC)2019-03-02
  20. Chemical weapons watchdog says chlorine was used in Douma (Washington Post)2019-03-02
  21. Chemical weapons watchdog says chlorine was used in Douma (The New Zealand Herald)2019-03-02
  22. Chemical weapons watchdog says chlorine was used in Douma, Syria (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-03-02
  23. Chlorine likely used in attack on Syria town Douma, says OPCW (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-02
  24. SDF says assault on last ISIL-held area in Syria over 'soon' (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-02
  25. US-backed Syrian fighters advance on 2 fronts against IS (Washington Post)2019-03-02
  26. Wounded and alone, children emerge from last Islamic State enclave (The Star)2019-03-02
  27. Yazidis held captive by ISIL reunite with their families in Iraq (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-02
  28. Islamic State faces 'final' territorial defeat in eastern Syria battle (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-03-03
  29. Shamima Begum: Dutch husband wants to take teenager to Netherlands (The Guardian)2019-03-03
  30. US-backed force expects 'decisive battle' against ISIL on Sunday (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-03
  31. Fierce fighting as US-backed Syrian forces advance on IS (Washington Post)2019-03-03
  32. Dutch ISIS Fighter, Husband of Shamima Begum, Wants to Return Home With Family (New York Times)2019-03-03
  33. Shamima Begum: What was life like for the IS couple in Syria? (BBC)2019-03-03
  34. Fierce fighting as SDF pounds last ISIL-held pocket in Syria (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-03
  35. The caliphate is a hellscape of smoke and fire – Isis has nowhere left to go (The Guardian)2019-03-03
  36. Tommy Robinson threatened with libel action over Syrian schoolboy posts (The Guardian)2019-03-03
  37. Assad wants to be back in the Arab fold. The U.S. stands in the way. (Washington Post)2019-03-03
  38. New Assad statue triggers protest in cradle of Syrian revolt (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-03-11
  39. Two Rohingya refugees to address United Nations meet (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-11
  40. US-backed fighters make limited advances against IS in Syria (Washington Post)2019-03-11
  41. Surge in prosecutions of British jihadists 'may never happen' – DPP (The Guardian)2019-03-11
  42. Syria's neighbours press for help to return refugees (The Guardian)2019-03-11
  43. Syrian forces use widespread sexual violence to humiliate and silence male prisoners, new report says (Washington Post)2019-03-11
  44. Home Office under fire over man’s death in immigration detention (The Guardian)2019-03-11
  45. 2018 deadliest year yet for Syrian children: UN (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-11
  46. US-backed SDF make 'modest advances' on final ISIL holdout (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-11
  47. As IS fight nears end, violence flares on other Syrian front (Washington Post)2019-03-12
  48. Malaysia offers citizens conditional return as ISIL crumbles (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-12
  49. Islamic State audio calls on followers to avenge Syria push (Washington Post)2019-03-12
  50. SDF: Dozens of ISIL fighters killed in Syria's Baghouz (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-12
  51. Aid groups appeal for Syria funds as donors meet in Brussels (Washington Post)2019-03-12
  52. Isis urges followers to avenge Syria siege (The Star)2019-03-12
  53. Isis releases video of fighters in Baghuz as Kurdish forces advance (The Guardian)2019-03-12
  54. 2 000 more surrender from IS Syria bastion as end nears (The Star)2019-03-12
  55. Ministers urged to help UK families of foreign fighters in Syria (The Guardian)2019-03-12
  56. Syria: SDF militia predicts ISIL's last fight to end imminently (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-13
  57. Italy bans unvaccinated kids from school with anti-vax parents risking fines (The New Zealand Herald)2019-03-13
  58. Isis has my kids: I won't stop till I get them home to the US – video (The Guardian)2019-03-13
  59. US-backed Syrian forces push on as IS militants fight back (Washington Post)2019-03-13
  60. Thousands of ISIS troops surrender amid attack on final stronghold in Syria (CNN)2019-03-13
  61. Islamic State women defiant in face of lost caliphate (BBC)2019-03-13
  62. UN warns Syria crisis is not over in new donor appeal (Washington Post)2019-03-13
  63. UN plan for Syria should take priority | Letters (The Guardian)2019-03-13
  64. Up to 3,000 children born to Isis families housed in 'dire conditions' (The Guardian)2019-03-13
  65. Russian and Syrian airstrikes intensify on rebel-held Idlib (The Guardian)2019-03-14
  66. Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel peace prize (The Guardian)2019-03-14
  67. Bad weather gives IS militants in Syria a second wind (Washington Post)2019-03-14
  68. Billions pledged to help refugees inside Syria and on borders (The Guardian)2019-03-14
  69. Syrian regime steps up attacks in southern Idlib (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-14
  70. Civilians killed as government air strikes hit Syria's Idlib (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-14
  71. What is Syria's future after eight years of war? (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-14
  72. Syria conflict: 'I don't want to go back to there' (BBC)2019-03-15
  73. Push to defeat IS in Syria slowed by concern for hostages (Washington Post)2019-03-15
  74. France repatriates small children from camps in Syria (Washington Post)2019-03-15
  75. France repatriates five orphaned children of jihadists from Syria (The Guardian)2019-03-15
  76. France Repatriates Several Orphan Children Who Were Stranded in Syria (New York Times)2019-03-15
  77. Witnessing the Islamic State exodus (BBC)2019-03-16
  78. For Syrians, 8 years of war leaves stories of loss and hope (Washington Post)2019-03-16
  79. Justice remains elusive for victims of war crimes in Syria (BBC)2019-03-17
  80. US-backed forces admit to ‘difficulties’ beating IS in Syria (Washington Post)2019-03-17
  81. Syria to UN envoy: Constitution is a ‘sovereign’ matter (Washington Post)2019-03-17
  82. Syrian fighters say 'thousands' still inside last ISIL pocket (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-18
  83. Turkey, Iran conduct joint operation against Kurdish rebels (Washington Post)2019-03-18
  84. Syria’s defense minister slams ‘illegitimate’ US presence (Washington Post)2019-03-18
  85. Foreign nationals suspected of Isis links 'not wanted' in Syrian camps (The Guardian)2019-03-19
  86. US-backed force says it’s in control of IS Syria encampment (Washington Post)2019-03-19
  87. Spokesman: US-backed forces capture group of suspects involved in January bombing that killed 4 Americans in Syrian town (Washington Post)2019-03-19
  88. U.S.-Backed Forces in Syria Arrest Suspects in Attack That Killed 4 Americans (New York Times)2019-03-19
  89. US-backed Syrian fighters 'overrun IS encampment' (BBC)2019-03-19
  90. Suspected militants detained in Syria attack that killed four Americans (Washington Post)2019-03-19
  91. Kurdish rebels say Kirkuk is set to fall – archive, 20 March 1991 (The Guardian)2019-03-20
  92. Father and son who fled Syria the first #NewZealandShooting victims to be buried (The Star)2019-03-20
  93. US-backed Syrian fighters search tunnels in last IS pocket (Washington Post)2019-03-20
  94. A Syrian mother protected her daughter during war. Her work exposed Assad’s atrocities. (Washington Post)2019-03-20
  95. A Syrian father and son are first Christchurch victims to be buried (CNN)2019-03-20
  96. Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL (Al-Jazeera)2019-03-20
  97. Iraq ferry sinking: more than 70 people drown in Mosul (The Guardian)2019-03-21
  98. Dozens of Holiday Revelers Killed as Overloaded Boat Sinks in Iraq (New York Times)2019-03-21
  99. How One Map Explains the Islamic State’s New Tactics (New York Times)2019-03-21
  100. Ferry sinks in Tigris River, killing more than 70 (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-03-21