Lyse was born French but raised in several African countries. She studied political science and conflict between Paris and London, before moving to Jordan to study Arabic. She has been living in Amman since September 2019.
The latest regime strikes on northwest Syria have claimed lives and disrupted the harvest, pushing farmers underground to escape indiscriminate bombings and the illegal targeting of agricultural areas.
Every year, northwest Syria braces for a humanitarian catastrophe as Russia threatens to cut the cross-border aid supply. What does the experience of northeast Syria reveal about the limits of cross-line aid as an alternative?
Despite targeting hundreds of healthcare facilities over the past ten years, the Syrian regime has just been elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, sparking uproar among medical and civil society groups.
UN agencies have warned that assistance and essential services may be cut this summer amidst severe funding shortages. So far, Jordan has received less than 2% of funds needed for the Syrian refugee response in 2021.
A fire on an oil tanker off the coast of Syria is the latest incident in a series affecting Iran’s maritime supply line of crude oil to Syria. The Iran-Syria oil line represents a rising source of environmental risk for the entire region.