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.

Syria

Why They Return: Syrian Refugee Tales Of Going Back Home

Some 31,000 Syrians have returned to their war-torn country from abroad this year and many are st...

Lebanon

In Lebanon, Syrian Refugees Run Out Of Space To Bury Their Dead

In Lebanon, the country with the highest number of refugees per capita in the world, a cemetery f...

Syria

One More Thing To Rescue In Syria: Books

Teachers and volunteers in a rural Daraa town are braving bullets and airstrikes to rescue books ...

Lebanon

Crowdfunding As A Financial Gateway For Refugees

ALEY — Mohammad left his home on the outskirts of Damascus in 2013, gripped with a mix of guilt and anxiety. Though he was fleeing violence that is still ongoing in his hometown of Jobar, the ...

Spain

The Names In Spain Are Mostly The Same, Though That May Change

A tiny revolution can be heard rumbling through Spain: starting June 30, parents will have the ab...

Syria

Women In ISIS: Prison Study Reveals Face Of Female Jihadists

BEIRUT – Few women have ever gained access to Block B of Beirut’s notorious Roumieh prison. This is where Lebanon holds radicalized criminals. It is also a place where suicide bombings have ...

Syria

Arming Syrian Kurds, A Nasty Thorn In U.S.-Turkey Relations

As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. President Donald Trump, mutual objectiv...

Syria

We Syrians Must Rebuild People, Not Countries

Orient Research Centre associate Zeina Yagan discusses one of the many dilemmas that has emerged ...