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Original Map: South Sinjar and Albu Mutaywit tribal areas

Map created by myself showing the south Sinjar region with an approximation of the areas inhabited by the Sunni Arab tribe of Albu Mutaywit, first published on 12 December 2015 with the inaugural post for Jazirology (full size). My main … Continue reading

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Original Map: YPG operation for Jaz’ah, February 2014

Map created by myself showing the YPG operation to capture the small town of Jaz’ah from radical islamists (ISIS) in mid-February 2014; see this excellent post by @r3sho (DozaMe.org) for further information and analysis. First published on Twitter on 24 February. Thanks as always … Continue reading

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Original Maps: YPG Operation against Tal Hamis, late December 2013 to early January 2014

Maps created by myself showing the “high-water mark” of the YPG offensive against radical Islamist groups south of Qamishli from the night of 26 December 2013 until around 7 January 2014, when YPG leadership announced the operation’s official termination following rebel … Continue reading

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Original Map: YPG–Islamist Clashes between Atimah and Jindires, early October 2013

Map created by myself showing YPG operations against ISIS/al-Qa’ida and other Islamist rebels in the vicinity of Atimah in late September–early October 2013. First published on Twitter on 1 October (my first original battle map!), uploading here for easy access.

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Original Map: ISIS–FSA Clashes in Raqqa Province, October 2013

Map created by myself showing clashes between ISIS (al-Qa’ida) and “FSA” tribal fighters in central Raqqa Province in early-mid October 2013. First published on Twitter on 11 October, uploading here for easy access. Note: @HMezgin is now @Avashin

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Original Map: YPG Offensive in Ras al-‘Ayn–Tal Tamr Area, early November 2013

Map created by myself showing the “Revolutionary Operation Dedicated to the Martyrs of Serêkaniyê” conducted by the YPG in early November 2013. First published on Twitter on 6 November, uploading here for easy access.

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Original Map: YPG Offensive in Tal Tamr–Hasakah area, late November 2013

Map created by myself showing the progression of last week’s “Revolutionary Operation of Revenge for the Martyrs of Tal Tamr” conducted by the YPG against rebel groups in western Hasakah province. First published on Twitter on 2 December.

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