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· May, 2015

Stories about Syria from May, 2015

Syrian Antiques on Sale on Facebook

Ancient Syrian antiques, looted from ISIS controlled areas, are being peddled on Facebookand sold on the black market for millions.

The Boomerang Effect: Why Would Tajikistan's Special Forces Chief Join ISIS?

"This is the most well-made film of a Tajik IS fighter. Unsurprisingly, they have quickly used [him] for recruitment purposes."

Thank the Ottoman Empire for That Taco You're Eating

Taco al pastor, the classic Mexican street food that’s popular in the US, has roots in a surprising place: the Middle East.

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