Syria in Crisis


Residents and Palestinians who fled the Yarmouk refugee camp wait in line to receive parcels of humanitarian aid in the besieged southern outskirts of Damascus, Syria, May 23, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Ward Al-Keswani)

What's keeping Syria’s Palestinian refugees from returning to camps?

Friday, May. 12, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor

The Palestinian refugees in Syria are still waiting for the green light to go back to their camps following a wave of displacement that resulted from clashes between the Syrian regime and gunmen.

Syria sanctions bill sparks renewed debate over Assad and Christians

Wednesday, May. 3, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

The House Foreign Affairs panel voted for new sanctions on anyone helping Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Are Ankara’s prospects in Syria dimming?

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist

Turkey is hemmed in by the United States and Russia in Syria, unable to achieve its aim of blocking Kurdish gains.

What’s behind Hezbollah’s safe zone project in Syria's Qalamoun?

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017 | Scott Preston, Contributor

A Hezbollah deal that is reportedly being discussed with the Syrian opposition for the repatriation of Syrian refugees into safe zones in Syria would face steep hurdles in negotiating with the Lebanese government.

Erdogan banks on motley crew of Syrian armed groups

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 | Week in Review

Turkey’s Syria partners seen as "ill-disciplined, untrained and inexperienced"; Erodgan links opposition to referendum to coup plotters; Mattis rules out US-Russia military cooperation "for now."

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