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Mending Broken Dreams While Fighting With Taxi Drivers

Mending Broken Dreams While Fighting With Taxi Drivers

The smug ego is also the defeated ego. It’s the reflection of a self whose dreams have been crushed. It knows that it must be sacrificed at the altar of inner peace, yet it stays on and fights its small, superfluous battles.

As They Buried My Leg, I Limped in Search For a Prosthetic One

As They Buried My Leg, I Limped in Search For a Prosthetic One

In a working class district crammed with Syrians in the Turkish city of Gaziantep sits a child under the age of 10 on the sidewalk…

Four Days of War in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta

Four Days of War in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta

On Saturday night, news about military reinforcements deployed on the verge of Eastern Ghouta starts to come out. Tens of friends are exchanging photos of…

Separated by War: Lovers on Either Side of Syrian-Turkish Borders

Separated by War: Lovers on Either Side of Syrian-Turkish Borders

Yasmin is a few kilometers away from her husband Awaad, yet it is virtually impossible to be reunited with him. She lives in the Syrian…

Syria's Child Truck Drivers: a Necessity in a Vacuum

Syria's Child Truck Drivers: a Necessity in a Vacuum

Khaled is yet to turn 14 but has already been driving his father's water truck for two years in the city of Idlib, with many…

Add Your Daughter to a Marriage Ban List in Syria?

Add Your Daughter to a Marriage Ban List in Syria?

Kathrin from Jabal al-Arab, which the Druze community in southern Syria inhabits, fled to Homs to marry a non Druze. The 18-year-old girl did not…

Seeking The Details That I Fear

Seeking The Details That I Fear

I devote myself to the reading of Iraqi novels. I gain familiarity with the East Karrada district and learn to distinguish it –in my mind's…

A Single Day at a Hospital in Northern Syria

A Single Day at a Hospital in Northern Syria

“Women are the revolution” and “I will not emigrate”. The two signs greet us as we enter northern Syria. Along both sides of the roads, you…

Syria Undocumented: Displaced Children Struggle for Birth Certificates

Syria Undocumented: Displaced Children Struggle for Birth Certificates

Um Samir and Um Jamil live in Jaramana, in the eastern countryside of Damascus. The two women, who preferred not to share their full names,…

Meet the 104 Activists Advocating for LGBTQ Rights in Syria

Meet the 104 Activists Advocating for LGBTQ Rights in Syria

Discussions around sexuality in the Arab world continue to formulate, reaching new platforms and ears, despite the grave obstacles