Syria Crisis

Syria

Yarmouk, A Palestinian Tragedy Plays Out In Syria

The Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus has been the site of a grueling “zero...

Syria

Letter From Damascus: How Geopolitics Unfolds In My Backyard

Alaa, a civil society worker in the Syrian capital weighs in on the impact and the perception of ...

Syria

Syria, Victim Of Western Errors Of The Recent Past

We should not be proud of of the insufficient response against the Damascus regime, but total ina...

Syria

How Western Strikes Against Syrian Regime Look To Syrian People

Better than nothing? Too little, too late? Settling their own scores? The people on the ground in...

Syria

Here We Go Again: Iraq To Syria, Chemical Weapons And Collective Amnesia

-OpEd- Tensions are reaching a bursting point over Syria! Just as Saddam Hussein's (hypothetical) possession of weapons of mass destruction led U.S. President George W. Bush to invade Iraq, the ...

Syria

Syria, How Did It Come To This?

-Analysis- PARIS — The Syrian population continues to endure various armed conflicts. Despite all the attention this war gets from international, political and humanitarian organizations, it is ...

Syria

Idlib Diary: Mental Health Care In Times Of War

Abdullah, a psychosocial health worker in Idlib, discusses helping families cope with depression ...

Syria

'Waiting for Death' In Eastern Ghouta's Underground Bunkers

As the Syrian government continues its offensive in the Damascus suburbs, civilians cower in unde...

Syria

Syria War Reignites, Proof Of Western Powerlessness

There are times when silence speaks louder than words, and right now — with the new escalation of violence in Syria, where airstrikes in a rebel enclave have killed at least 335 people since the ...

Syria

"Our Time Had Come" - A First-Person Account Of A Syrian Airstrike

As another airstrike rained down in Syria, Fadi Al Dairi knew that those inside Kfr Nobol Hospita...

Syria

A Syrian Doctor's Bid To Build A Bomb-Proof Hospital For Women And Girls

War has dismantled Syria's healthcare system, preventing women and children from receiving li...

Italy

Dictators And Us, The West Falls Back Into Appeasement Trap

-OpEd- TURIN — Fifty years ago, in January 1968, the reformist leader Alexander Dubcek rose to power in Czechoslovakia. His ascent began a brief era known as the Prague Spring, which ended when ...

Syria

Why Syrian Refugees Are Giving Up On Europe

The route from Turkey to Greece was once crowded with Syrian asylum seekers fleeing to Europe. Bu...

Syria

The Disappeared Of Syria, Missing From Peace Talks Too

Tens of thousands of people remain in detention or have 'disappeared' in Syria, devastati...

Syria

After Shadowing Assad, Syrian Photographer Focused On War

Ammar Abd Rabbo covered two Assad presidencies from the inside, but his view changed when the Syr...

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...

Syria

On Raqqa Frontline: Kurds, Arabs, Italians Close In On ISIS

Kurdish-led forces advance with hopes to recapture the ISIS capital. Together with Arab and forei...

France

Details Emerge Of ISIS' Mass Abduction Of Christians In Syria

Christian Assyrians have been targeted repeatedly through history — and found themselves un...

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 ...

Syria

Slaves Of ISIS, Yazidi Survivors Share Unspeakable Horrors

The minority Yazidi people were killed and taken captive by the Islamic State. Once held as sex s...

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...

United States

World Newspapers Analyze Trump's "Trigger-Happy" Turnaround On Syria

-Analysis- For the longest time, Donald Trump has disparaged U.S. military involvement in the Middle East, mocked his rival’s strategy in Syria, and unequivocally stated that America’s enemy in ...