Sophie Mangal

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Sophie Mangal is a freelance writer and a member of the Inside Syria Media Center. After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a media and journalism major, Mangal monitored the refugee crisis in Europe, drawing parallels between the Syrian conflict and the Balkan problem, and has visited Syria on several occasions.

What is actually happening in Eastern Ghouta?

Sophie Mangal | Currently, the situation around Eastern Ghouta can only be described as drastic. Jaysh Al-Islam along with Faylaq al Rahman militants are blocking...

US evacuates ISIS militants from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan

Sophie Mangal | On Sunday, February 4, 2018, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami stated that the US is transferring ISIS to Afghanistan to...

Who is capable of preventing nuclear war before Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | A petition appealing to the DPRK’s (Democratic People’ Republic of Korea) authorities to stop testing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the...

Will ISIS attack the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | Despite major defeats in Syria and Iraq, ISIS still remains the greatest threat to security and stability in the world. The terrorists...

New trends suggest resurgence in Syrian economy

Sophie Mangal | It is widely assumed that the current state of the Syrian economy is very strongly tied to sanctions, hyperinflation, unemployment, and poverty....

Fatally wounded ISIS try to reallocate resources and reappoint their killers

Sophie Mangal | Inside Syria Media Center’ sources report on personnel changes and on the renewal of ISIS leadership. Senior officials in hiding are trying to optimize...

Fight in the skies of Eastern Syria

Sophie Mangal | US Air Forces Central Command, Russian/Syrian aircraft crossed a de-confliction line into coalition airspace east of the Euphrates River 6-8 times a...

Will the U.S. withdraw its troops from Syria after ISIS is routed?

Sophie Mangal | According to Washington Post, the U.S. hopes to prolong its military presence in Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) areas in the north of...

Kurdish intentions to join Syrian Arab Army: secret deal against the US?

Sophie Mangal | According to Inside Syria Media Center military sources in Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Kurds will join the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) as “Northern Syria...

What did the US-led Coalition decide: Defeat Islamic State or Raqqa?

Sophie Mangal |The ancient mud brick walls circling Raqqa’s deserted old city are almost the only structure still intact. Inside, shops and homes spill...

Syrian government urges citizens to return to the country after victory in Aleppo & Deir ez-Zorr

Sophie Mangal |Speaking at a press conference in the Armenian capital Yerevan, a deputy of the Syrian parliament, Zhirayr Reisyan, said recently that the...

Syria must independently defeat terrorism

Sophie Mangal |Almost ten days have passed since the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the allied forces managed to break the siege of Deir Ezzor city, which...

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