There was one more situation of belligerent occupation in 2017 than in 2016, as Tur - key occupied part of northern Syria (for details, see the pro file on Turkey at rulac.org).
ELEVEN MILITARY OCCUPATIONS
The number (10) and detail of belligerent occupations in 2016 was the same as in the preceding years (2015 and 2014).
The number (10) and detail of belligerent occupations in 2014 was one greater than the previous year.
The number (nine) and detail of belligerent occupations in 2013 (see Table 1.2) was the same as the previous year.
... belligerent occupations continued of parts of nine states and territories (Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Eritrea, Georgia, Lebanon, Moldova, Palestine, Syria, and Western Sahara). These occupations are governed by the law of military occupation that also forms part of the law of IAC.