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Syria

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...

Kazakhstan

New Monday, New World: Russia Is In Charge

Well that was quite a first weekend. After Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, an estimated two million people took to the streets worldwide to protest against the controversial new president, ...

Israel

Why Wounded Syrians Keep Winding Up In Israeli Hospitals

"We wondered how we should react until they told us they'd been wounded by the regime forces ...

Syria

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...

Turkey

The ISIS Rockets “Made In Turkey”

In Iraq, near Mosul, ISIS was running a sophisticated operation to make guns and explosives. A ne...

Syria

Aleppo, A Historic City Of Peace And Commerce Turns To Dust

Before it became the Syrian rebellion stronghold, Aleppo was the heart of ancient civilizations.

Syria

After Aleppo Inferno, Idlib To Become "Purgatory"

For moderate, unarmed rebels, as well as anyone wanted by the government, the rapid and brutal of...

Syria

Why The War In Syria Is Far From Over

After the fall of Aleppo, various alliances of convenience will be put to the test, as the scenar...

Iraq

Iraqi Christians Who Fled ISIS Invasion Return Home

After two years of occupation by terror group ISIS, the largest Christian city in Iraq, Qaraqosh,...

Syria

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 ...

Syria

Putin’s Way, How Russia Is Imposing Its Mandate In Syria

ALEPPO — In his smoke-filled office in western Aleppo, Tarif Attoura holds a copy of the draft agreement to let the rebels leave the eastern part of the city, under siege for three months. "It was ...

Syria

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...

Syria

Why UN Security Council Failing Aleppo Surprises No One

-OpEd- NEW YORK — I'm almost certain I saw Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the Strand bookstore in Manhattan today. I wanted to walk over and call ...

Syria

A 16-Year-Old's Escape From Syria, In A Wheelchair

Nujeen Mustafa didn't realize fleeing from Syria to Europe in a wheelchair would be considered ex...

Syria

Inside Bustan al-Qasr, The Front Line Of A Divided Aleppo

This Aleppo neighborhood divides government and rebel forces, and the only things the two sides e...

Germany

Vladimir Putin Is Playing The West For A Fool

The failure of the Western allies to weigh on the situation in Syria is a humanitarian disaster. ...

Syria

I'd Rather Live Under Siege In Aleppo Than Leave Her Behind

His beloved hometown grows more dangerous every day, but he can't kiss her goodbye.

Syria

Meanwhile In Damascus: Pro-Regime Optimism Far From Aleppo Siege

The worst fear in the capital is a lasting truce between Russia and the United States, which they...

Turkey

Mom vs. ISIS: Indonesian Student Torn About Going To Syria

JAKARTA — Teuku Akbar Maulana, 17, is from the westernmost Indonesian province of Aceh. He was a brilliant student and was offered a scholarship to study in ...

Jordan

How Syrian Refugees Made It To Mecca For Hajj Pilgrimage

There is an economic explanation for why more Syrian refugee families in Jordan were able to make...

Syria

Aleppo Is Even Worse Than Srebrenica — So Is Western Apathy

The humanitarian drama of the besieged city deepens. The people are simply not able to trust the ...

Iraq

The Shammar, The Tribe Fighting ISIS On The Front Lines

Spread between Syria and Iraq, the Saudi-financed tribal army engages the Islamic State head-on.