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· August, 2015

Stories about Syria from August, 2015

One Syrian Refugee's Long and Dangerous Journey to Europe

Before the war began, Thair Orfahli studied law in Lebanon and regularly visited his family in Syria. But as the violence intensified, he decided he had to leave.

Bashar Al Assad Got It Right: Syria Belongs to Those Who Defend It

In his latest speech, Bashar Al Assad said Syria is for those who defend it. Asaad Hanna explains what that means.

Turkey Hit by Wave of Attacks as It Continues Middle East Military Strikes

As Turkey gets more and more deeply involved in the raging conflict on its border, security threats at home are on the rise.

My Birthday

On the day of her birthday, Syrian activist Marcell Shehwaro looks back at the trauma and heartbreak of life in Syria through the prism of birthdays past and present.

232 Turkish Scholars Call for International Help Facilitating Kurdish Peace Process

'The truth does not develop under conditions of war and today Turkey needs the truth before anything else.'

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