ACLED Integrates New Partner Data on the War in Syria

5 April 2019: The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is pleased to announce the incorporation of new data collected by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR), Airwars, and undisclosed local partners to our Syria dataset. The partner data add over 1,800 new events for 2018, particularly expanding our coverage of violence…

Regional Overview – Middle East 26 March 2019

Throughout the Middle East region last week, overall instances of battles remained about the same as the week prior, while events involving only explosions/remote violence decreased following an upward trend since the beginning of 2019. Reported fatalities rose only slightly compared to the previous week. The number of demonstration events, meanwhile, decreased further throughout the…