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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

Syrians Turn to Drugs to Forget the Burden of War

Syrians Turn to Drugs to Forget the Burden of War

May’s journey with addiction began about two years ago. Aged 23, she hails from Jabal al-Arab in the south-west of Syria. “I am a university…

Syrian Memoirs: Laughter in the Dark

Syrian Memoirs: Laughter in the Dark

Though comedy is not what comes to mind when considering the six years of the Syrian civil war that transpired into a proxy war between…

My Trip to Khan Sheikhun, a City Devoid of Life

My Trip to Khan Sheikhun, a City Devoid of Life

Khan Sheikhun is now a city with no form of life. It now resembles a ghost town, after most of its residents fled the gas…

After the Massacre: The Children of Idlib and the Syrian Saga

After the Massacre: The Children of Idlib and the Syrian Saga

Yet another in the unabating stream of gruesome images from six years of equally unabating atrocity—so much so that words like “gruesome” and “atrocity” ring…