SYRIA DEEPLY

Syria Deeply is an independent digital media project led by journalists and technologists, exploring a new model of storytelling around a global crisis that relies on both user-generated content and the highest standards of the professional press.

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In Syria, The Extra Weak Link Of Women’s Health

As the bombs continue to drop on parts of Syria, doctors struggle to give basic medical care to w...

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Three Brothers On Three Sides Of The War In Syria

DAMASCUS – Now in its sixth year, the war in Syria has torn through the country’s cities, sects and social fabric. For families like Um Mahmoud’s, Syria’s frontlines have even invaded their homes. ...

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Worse Than Prison, The Life Of Syria’s Female Ex-Inmates

Women held in Syria’s government prisons report psychological abuse, sexual assault and tor...

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My Kids, Koran And Badminton Racket, Baggage Of A Syrian Refugee

This is part of a Syria Deeply series “Bags and Belongings,” in which we ask refugees what they packed in their bags and what they left behind. Here we meet Mustafa Awad, a Syrian badminton coach ...

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Syrian Brothers Split By War Report From Both Sides Of Border

GAZIANTEP — "The nightmares only started when I left Aleppo," says 30-year-old Mahmoud, a Syrian activist and journalist now living as a refugee in Turkey. "Before — even after my best friend ...

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In Damascus, War And Shame Conquer Love

-Essay- DAMASCUS — Last month, I was in a bar with a friend, and I met a nice guy who, a long time ago, I knew only by name. We exchanged numbers, and after a couple of random meetings I could ...

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Trump, Just The President Assad Has Been Waiting For

-Analysis- BEIRUT — On the morning of Nov. 9, as the U.S. presidential votes were being counted, residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo, which has been under total siege since July, were trying ...

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In Syrian War, Numbers Can Be Numbing But We Desperately Need Them

Mohamad Katoub, a former doctor who escaped from eastern Ghouta, always felt that Syria’s d...