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On the Refugee Trail—Part II: A Syrian Army Defector Lands in Iraqi Kurdistan

On the Refugee Trail—Part II: A Syrian Army Defector Lands in Iraqi Kurdistan

In a trip that set him up against smugglers and land mines, and cost him his most prized possessions, Suar fled to Iraqi Kurdistan to…

A Letter to Our Younger Selves on March 15

A Letter to Our Younger Selves on March 15

Waking up on yet another March 15, I think about that younger, more naive version of myself from six long years ago, on the morning…

Painting Explorations of the Ruins of Syria

Painting Explorations of the Ruins of Syria

Paintings by an American artist, contemplate the aftermath of the Syrian conflict.

Displaced and Exhausted: The Homeless of Damascus

Displaced and Exhausted: The Homeless of Damascus

In the past, public parks in Damascus would be teeming with life in the daytime. After nightfall, however, they would be abandoned, turning into a…

A Day in Homs

A Day in Homs

After a loud night fueled by the sound of warplanes zipping from Al-Qusayr airport to northern rural Homs, the latter's population awakes to the sound…

On the Refugee Trail—Part I: ‘I Dream of Reuniting My Family in Syria Again’

On the Refugee Trail—Part I: ‘I Dream of Reuniting My Family in Syria Again’

It was not the first time that Najah left her home in Syria, nor the first time that she was forced to leave. But the…

The Life of a Taxi Driver in Damascus

The Life of a Taxi Driver in Damascus

Perhaps a taxi is the best option for travelling in Damascus, if you can afford the $2 minimum for daily transportation. However, there are no…

Escaping Death in Saydnaya Prison

Escaping Death in Saydnaya Prison

Ali Abu Dahan still awakes in the middle of the night, screaming and crying with terror. “I am still a prisoner,” he says. Seventeen years…

‘Safe Zones’: Trump’s Gateway Back to the Syrian Playing Field

‘Safe Zones’: Trump’s Gateway Back to the Syrian Playing Field

US President Donald Trump announced late last month on ABC News that he "will absolutely do safe zones in Syria" to protect the people fleeing…

Is the WHO Complicit in Syrian War Crimes?

Is the WHO Complicit in Syrian War Crimes?

Throughout the bitter years of conflict in Syria, numerous UN officials have, on several occasions, decried their helplessness in undertaking their aid missions. These officials…