Stories about Syria
Over 250 doctors and nurses are camping out at the border to help anyone who seeks medical attention among the estimated 40,000 displaced Syrians at the border with Jordan.
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Did Syrians really have a choice? Final days in Ghouta: Caught between an immediate death and a delayed one
"Should we leave the land of our childhood? How can I take my wife and kids from a dark reality to an unknown one? Many questions and no definitive answers."
‘You cannot be a liberator and a thief at the same time': Video shows Russian forces disciplining Syrian soldiers for looting
"Russia appears to be casting itself as a protector of the same people whom its forces have either killed, maimed or made homeless"
‘I wanted my grandchildren to grow up in that house': Testimony of a 61-year-old Syrian woman from Zamalka
I wanted my grandchildren to grow up there, so that they would add to that home a new life, just like every generation of our ancestors did.
New research shows that the world's largest telecommunications companies disclose little to no information about their network shutdown policies and practices.
China Central Television backs Russian version of the Syrian crisis, saying chemical attacks were staged
Russia claims the Syrian chemical attacks were staged; China's state media echoes that narrative, but not everyone is buying into it.
"This anti-war left exhibits deeply authoritarian tendencies, that place states at the centre of political analysis. . . . "
"I want to be a journalist to convey the innocents' suffering or study chemistry to make medicine to the people." - Noor, 12 years old, Eastern Ghouta
"There is nothing we can do. They have military might on their side. Even the UN and international community have proved inept. We are trapped in our helplessness."
"It is difficult for me to describe the exhaustion, the disaster and the horrors, and their cumulative effect over the past seven years..."
"We can no longer accept this inferno in Eastern Ghouta! We cannot remain silent about the murders of Turkey in Afrin!"
"We were crying for Umm Muhammad, and because we were afraid. We wondered whether we were going to face the same fate, and whether our children would be rendered motherless."
"Raped women are caught between the anvil of the regime and the hammer of society."
"I sent one of my sons to check our home near the clock roundabout, but when he arrived, the landmines were waiting for him in front of the house's door".
“It’s the biggest disaster we face. Sixty of those who are being treated must be evacuated now,” Dr. Muhammed said. “We can save others if medications are allowed inside.”
"We are alive, we will keep going, and the dream will be realized"
"Contrary to a common prejudice, comics can help address serious, difficult issues. This form allows, if not requires, the reporter to be part of the story he tells."
"Being half-Lebanese, half-Syrian is like being a child whose parents are separated and both hate you because each half of you reminds them of the other...."
''They would search databases saved on their computers. If my name is found, I will be dispatched to one of the front lines.''
The documentary "The Road of No Return?" raises the issue of Montenegro and Balkan citizens who participate in foreign wars in Syria and in Ukraine and then return home.