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Firas Al-Abdullah

Firas Abdullah is a 24 year old Syrian freelance photojournalist, based in Douma city (Eastern Ghouta), Damascus countryside, Syria.

I graduated from the high-school of Douma city in 2012 and started studying electrical engineering at Damascus University, which I could not complete because of the bad security situation there.

I registered in Aleppo university in English Literature in 2016, and now I’m in the 2nd grade.

I’ve been covering the events in Eastern Ghouta for 5 years. I have contributed to The Guardian, The Middle East Monitor, Deutsche Welle and other media platforms.

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Latest posts by Firas Al-Abdullah

3 January 2018

Cancer Center in Syria's Besieged East Ghouta Struggles to Survive

“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.”