Syrian refugees in Turkey return home for holidays

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

As Eid al-Fitr approaches, marking the end of Ramadan, Turkish authorities opened two border crossings with Syria so refugees can visit their homeland.

Syria’s women could be key to the future

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Khaled al-Khateb, Contributor

Idlib province is witnessing a rise in activities aimed at empowering women who have suffered in the ongoing war in the country.

The geopolitics behind race for eastern Syria

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Mona Alami, Contributor

Fast-paced developments between the various players of the Syrian war raise questions about the geopolitical importance of the northeastern region.

Hundreds flee battles in Raqqa

Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017 | Tamer Osman, Contributor

Hundreds of civilians in Raqqa are forced to flee their city as the battle to liberate it from the Islamic State rages on.

Rebel infighting puts more strain on hospitals in Syria's Ghouta

Friday, Jun. 16, 2017 | Tom Rollins, Contributor

In Eastern Ghouta, rebel infighting that erupted after the government forces lost control of the area has taken its toll on hospitals and medical facilities.

'Day of the locusts' in Syria's Idlib

Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017 | Khaled al-Khateb, Contributor

A swarm of locusts have destroyed an estimated 60% of crops in Idlib province, threatening the livelihoods of thousands of residents.

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