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· May, 2014

Stories about Syria from May, 2014

Syrian Dark Humor and the Elections

It is no surprise to see Bashar al-Assad nominate himself for the Syrian presidency in the upcoming elections on June 3. Syria Untold checks out what cartoonists have to say.

From Liberated Aleppo

The citizens of Aleppo, Syria—those eagerly awaiting the liberation as well as those against it—await the details on further areas of their divided city liberated from the Syrian regime.

Syria: Love in the Time of Tyranny

"Wherever I look in Syria, I come across crazy stories of love, brave as a rose stubbornly growing, despite the weeds and thorns trying to suffocate it," writes Marcell Shehwaro.

Cooking Under Siege in Homs, Syria

From the grass that grows on the roadside to turtles, birds and insects, Homsis have taken their renowned creativity and lightheartedness to another level.

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