Syria's reconstruction plans take shape

Monday, May. 22, 2017 | Tom Rollins, Contributor

Though an end to Syria’s conflict is not in sight, plans for reconstruction projects by the Syrian regime and international aid organizations are underway.

Syrian orphanages overcrowded with children traumatized by war

Wednesday, May. 17, 2017 | Khaled al-Khateb, Contributor

An orphanage in Azaz, near Aleppo and the Turkish border, serves hundreds of Syrian children who lost their families in the ongoing war.

Residents in Syria's eastern Ghouta face tightened siege

Friday, May. 5, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

The Syrian regime tightened its siege on eastern Ghouta, and the infighting within the opposition factions will likely contribute to the regime’s seizure of Ghouta.

Syrian regime faces tough resistance from rebels in Aleppo’s outskirts

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Khaled al-Khateb, Contributor

The Syrian regime forces are attempting to gain ground in Aleppo’s outskirts to fend off any threat the opposition could pose on Aleppo city.

Syrian rebel group just trying to get home

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Shelly Kittleson, Contributor

Jaish Usud al-Sharqiya, an internationally backed armed opposition group active in southern Syria, has made significant gains recently against the Islamic State in the south, but they eventually want to return to Deir ez-Zor.

Under Turkey's watch, al-Bab tries to rebuild

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

The Turkish government is working on rehabilitating the Syrian city of al-Bab after the Islamic State’s withdrawal, considering it an arrangement that benefits both sides.

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