Syria

Ukrainians people living in Krakow and their supporters are seen during the Solidarity With Ukraine protest in Krakow's Main Square, on the 232nd day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Fri, Nov 11, 2022

Russian War Report: Ukrainians celebrate in Kherson as Russia evacuates the city

As Russian forces retreat from Kherson, Ukrainians celebrate online and in-person. While the overall status of the withdrawal remains in flux, today’s footage shows Russia is no longer in control of the central parts of Kherson. 

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Screencap of a now-deleted post from the Rafik Lutf page alleging that the first Syrian soldier had been killed in Ukraine. The claim was debunked, as the soldier in the photo had died in 2015.

Fri, Mar 18, 2022

Fake posts recruiting Syrians to fight in Ukraine flood Facebook groups

Scammers exploit dire economic conditions by promising high salaries to Syrians who join Russian forces in Ukraine.

by Layla Mashkoor

Conflict Disinformation
Breaking Ghouta

Fri, Sep 7, 2018

Breaking Ghouta

This report offers a record of serial violations of international norms and a basis for holding the perpetrators accountable for their atrocities.

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Putin Falls for Fake News

Russian president shows Oliver Stone video of U.S. in Afghanistan…not Russia fighting ISIS

Conflict Disinformation

Fri, Jun 2, 2017

Russian Media Spin Putin-Macron Meeting

Selective quoting of Western media to create the image of success

by Ben Nimmo, Nika Aleksejeva

Conflict Disinformation

Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Uncovered Chemical Weapons

New evidence from an official French report points to Assad’s repeated chemical weapon usage in Syria

by Eliot Higgins

Conflict Middle East

Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Khan Sheikhoun: The Fingerprints of a Chemical Attack

Eye Witness and Digital Evidence from a Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria’s Idlib Province

by Eliot Higgins, Nicholas Yap

Geolocation Research Methods

Fri, Apr 7, 2017

How the alt-right brought #SyriaHoax to America

Tracing the “false flag” claim back to a pro-Assad website

by Ben Nimmo, Donara Barojan

Disinformation Propaganda

Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Breaking Aleppo

The DFRLab's report captures the final months of the breaking of Aleppo using innovative open source methodologies and geolocation analysis.

by Ben Nimmo, Maks Czuperski

Conflict Disinformation

Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Last Hospital in Aleppo

What open sources tell us about strikes on hospitals during the siege

Conflict Middle East

Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Putin’s Special Forces in Syria

How Russian special operations activity in Syria was no longer so special

by Maks Czuperski, Nicholas Yap

Conflict Geolocation

Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Aleppo’s Final Goodbyes

Harrowing stories from the city’s last hours

by Nicholas Yap

Conflict Disinformation