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29 June 2016
With its many factions dispersed, the Syrian Revolution is now staggering between an internationally-planned political solution and the long, lost dream of military triumph.
26 June 2016
17 June 2016
Douma graves have taught us that death has its own art forms in this war.
‘Mother, Don’t Cry If They Couldn’t Find My Body’: Remembering the 4,000 Syrian Refugees Who Died En Route to Europe
A humanitarian agency is working to increase global awareness about the refugees from Syria who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, releasing a film called “The Sea Cemetery.”
9 May 2016
Activists are raising the alarm over the fate of more than 800 inmates, mostly political prisoners, held in Hama central prison after they staged a mutiny to demand their rights.
30 April 2016
While international diplomats met this week to determine the future of the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, demonstrators throughout the occupied territory are calling for self-determination and human rights.
Hundreds of Iraqi protestors stormed the Parliament building, in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, in protest against a deadlock in approving a new government today. A state of emergency was declared.
16 April 2016
"The numbers are increasing to thousands and the roar is getting louder: “People demand to overthrow the regime."
13 April 2016
“If children who suffer from violence are not given the assistance and support they need, they will be lost," says the World's Best Teacher Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub.
10 April 2016
Lawyers have filed complaints against the move, saying Sisi's decision to give up the Red Sea islands of Sanafir and Tarin, without approval from Parliament, is "unconstitutional."
8 April 2016
"Every day I become even prouder of taking part in the great January revolution that toppled a corrupt regime."
5 April 2016
Behind the fireworks, shiny racing cars and celebrations of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, 17-year-old Ali Abdul Ghani was gasping for his last breath.
1 April 2016
In less than a year, Palmyra lost many of its archaeological monuments. A project founded by jailed Syrian activist Bassel Khartabil wants to restore the ancient city with 3D models.
29 March 2016
"We can finally celebrate the first Arab Muslim hijacker who is not declared a terrorist but a psychologically unstable person. :) #EgyptAir," tweets Patrick Baz.
A lone hijacker has reportedly hijacked Egypt Air flight MS181, forcing the flight to be diverted to Larnaca Airport in Cyprus after claiming he was wearing an explosive belt.
17 March 2016
15 March 2016
More than a quarter of a million Syrians have been killed since the start of anti-regime protests five years ago. Despite the killing spree, protesters are back on the streets.
14 March 2016
12 March 2016
Eight months after taking to the streets to protest against Lebanon's mounting rubbish problem, the issue is not solved. Protesters are back on the streets today.
1 March 2016
The families of some of Bahrain's estimated 4,000 political prisoners speak up on Twitter calling for better conditions for their loved ones whom they meet behind glass barriers during visits.