Stories about Syria from December, 2015
The following seven stories received the most attention from audiences and also received hundreds of shares, likes and comments on social media and our site.
Syrian film-maker Naji Jerf, 38, was shot dead in broad daylight in Gaziantep, Turkey, for uploading a video exposing ISIS crimes in Aleppo, Syria, on YouTube.
Ahmad Mohamed Almossa, a member of Syrian citizen journalism collective Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS), was assassinated by masked men in northern Syria, the group announced on Twitter.
In a country in the throes of war, celebrating Christmas can be an act of both profound naïvete and staunch resistance.
'Whose knife is in my heart and my sight? What country is my lonely body buried in?'
Yemeni blogger Noon Arabia visits a few of the camps where some of Jordan's 650,000 Syrian refugees are living under difficult circumstances.
Life is full steam ahead for this resettled Syrian family, but they worry their relatives, hoping to come to the US too, may not be allowed in anytime soon.
That often means Rami Jarrah is rushing to the aftermath of a bombing, as he did recently when he encountered a panicked father, frantically searching for his loved ones.