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‘They will do what they want to do’: How the Syrian regime has managed former rebel communities

‘They will do what they want to do’: How the Syrian regime has managed former rebel communities

It was not so long ago that the notion of negotiating with the Syrian regime was considered an untenable prospect to the residents of areas formerly under the control of the armed opposition...

Syrian parliament approves law granting women new rights, but critics in the country say it does not go far enough

Syrian parliament approves law granting women new rights, but critics in the country say it does not go far enough

Syria’s parliament introduced a series of laws earlier this month meant to improve women’s rights after eight years of war in which Syrian women paid a heavy price, often displaced or left to lead households in the wake of the violence..

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…