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HTS in Afrin: Threats and prospects for civil society

The New Arab 11 Nov 2022
In mid-October, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) expanded northwards into the Afrin region that had been controlled by factions of the Syrian National Army (SNA) since March 2018. Following its quick incursion, HTS withdrew most of its artillery units from Afrin as per a Turkey-brokered agreement with the SNA’s Third Legion.

The Future of al-Jawlani’s Pragmatism in Idlib and Afrin

The Washington Institute 08 Nov 2022
Feasibly, the primary objective of Jawlani in taking control of the Afrin region and the areas of the “Olive Branch” is to control the entire north of Syria through his “Salvation Government” without a declared military presence ... As it stands, HTS’s decision to enter into Afrin marks a new development in Jawlani’s plan.

Turkiye to restructure Syrian rebel military, disband SNA factions after HTS withdraws from Afrin

Middle East Monitor 26 Oct 2022
The fighting saw HTS enter areas in northern Syria long-held by the SNA and its factions, especially the city of Afrin. After the Turkish military ....

Turkey steps in to expel HTS from northwest Syria's Afrin

The New Arab 22 Oct 2022
Turkish forces have moved to expel members of the Islamist Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) militia from the northwest Syrian city of Afrin and its surrounding areas, military sources told The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site ... Protests took place across northern Syria on Friday, calling for an end to the group's seizure of the Afrin area.

Syria: HTS partly withdraws from Afrin, leaves allies behind

The New Arab 20 Oct 2022
A hardline Islamist militia withdrew some of its forces Wednesday and Thursday from the northwest Syrian city of Afrin and its surrounding areas - but allied groups remain in the area, military sources have told The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site ... cities of Afrin and Azaz.

Shifting Lines and IDPs: Azaz, Afrin, and the HTS Incursion

The Washington Institute 19 Oct 2022
HTS is on the move through northern Syria, leaving locals in Afrin and Azaz even more vulnerable ... In a move unimaginable just days before, HTS was able to capture the whole of Afrin, including Afrin city, the only large city in the district ... “We decided to not enter into a war with them, and that is why we retreated from Afrin ... Syrian Kurds of Afrin.

Turkey’s policy in Syria at crossroads: Extremist HTS terror group takes over Afrin

The Jerusalem Post 15 Oct 2022
The area of Afrin is made up of rolling hills and olive orchards ... The areas around Afrin were often contested between elements of the Syrian regime and a plethora of Syrian rebel and jihadist groups ... Turkey infiltrated there and then ordered Syrian rebel groups to attack Afrin in 2018 ... The takeover of Afrin by HTS poses several questions and threats.

Syria: Hundreds rally against Ha’yat Tahrir al-Sham in Azaz after militant group takes nearby Afrin

Ruptly 14 Oct 2022
The city, to the north of Aleppo, is close to Afrin which was taken by HTS fighters from Turkish-backed forces earlier that day.

Syria: HTS captures Afrin from Turkish-backed rebels

The New Arab 14 Oct 2022
A hardline Islamist militia controlling much of Syria’s northwest has overrun areas in and around the city of Afrin after fierce fighting with rival Syrian rebel factions backed by Turkey ... He added that the SNA had stood its ground outside Afrin and was stopping HTS from taking over more locations.

African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) speaks on the organisation’s current situation ...

APO 06 Oct 2022
AFRINIC ( Chief Executive Officer, Mr Eddy Kayihura, spoke on the current position of AFRINIC during the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 75th Annual General Meeting that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ... “Let me stress that this is not only about AFRINIC as an organisation ... [email protected]

Four Injured in Motorbike Terrorist Explosion in Afrin, Aleppo Countryside

Bitchute 23 Sep 2022
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Litigation Between The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) And Cloud Innovation

MENA FN 29 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) ( )–strikes back following the publication of erroneous and defamatory information in various media in ... .

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