Syria Crisis

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...

Syria

From The Ashes Of Aleppo, A New World Order Is Born

PARIS — The victory of the Russians, Iranians and of the Syrian regime in Aleppo is a strategic turning point in the organization of international relations. It marks the West's fading out and the ...

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

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...

Syria

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 ...

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

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

How The U.S. Is Unintentionally Helping Syria’s Assad

The United States intervened militarily in Syria under the premise of the "war on terror" and the...

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

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

The Method Behind Assad' Mad Propaganda

The Syrian government's recent tourism videos of beautiful scenery and nightlife look ludicrous t...

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.

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 ...

Canada

Her Son Joined ISIS And Never Came Back

An estimated 4,500 Westerners have joined ISIS so far – leaving behind devastated parents w...

Turkey

When Turkey Plays Nice With Russia And Israel, It Plays With Fire

ISTANBUL — Since Turkey made conciliatory moves towards Russia and Israel last ...