Stories about Syria from August, 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
"The people of Daraya paid a heavy price for their dream of freedom. For four years they defended their autonomy from the Assadist state, and kept going despite the siege."
"Mines were found inside a garlic and onion basket, a staircase, and even normal-looking rocks across the fields."
"We must teach all dictators a lesson, that all people will come together against any dictatorial regime in the world."
"The perception is that the US is collaborating with the attackers. If democratic anti-regime forces are crushed by foreign powers and Shia militias, violent extremism will grow in its place."
Dr. Sahloul tries to appeal to his former medical school classmate, Bashar Al Assad, to stop the massacres.
A new report reveals the depth of the horrors happening inside Syria's most notorious torture prison, which one well-known Syrian dissident called "the most horrible place on earth".
Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ Have Saved Thousands of Lives. Now, They’re Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
"In a conflict where too many have chosen violence, the White Helmets wake up everyday to save the lives others are trying so hard to take."
"When you see human beings suffering, you need to do something to help them."