Coinciding with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, more than 300 children who live in displacement camps or work in opposition-controlled Idlib are participating in a parallel soccer tournament: the Camps World Cup.
To prevent the spread of cholera, Jordanian border officials are confiscating and destroying most food items crossing the border from Syria. For travelers, it means losing a precious taste of home.
In the last opposition-controlled parts of Syria, journalists and media activists face restrictions, red lines and retaliation.
Clashes continued in Daraa city for a fourth day on Thursday between groups accused of belonging to the Islamic State and armed former opposition groups, alongside the military security-affiliated 8th Brigade led by Ahmed al-Awda.
Many families in East Ghouta and other settlement areas struggle to obtain vital records due to the displacement of a spouse, loss of original documents or refusal by Damascus to recognize opposition records.
Some HTS forces that entered northern Aleppo province during recent infighting between Turkish-backed opposition factions withdrew to Idlib this week, but concerns about the hardline faction’s sustained influence remain.
After an 8-year pause, Hama’s Tal Salhab sugar factory resumed production in late July, dumping pollutants into the nearby Orontes River. Dead fish soon washed up on the banks, signaling a return to a deadly, and unsustainable, status quo.
Is Damascus reaping the fruits of local factions’ campaign against military security-linked ‘gangs’ in Suwayda?
While Suwayda factions continue their campaign against military security-linked groups, Damascus launches a new settlement process in the Druze-majority province.
As opposition factions clash, residents of displacement camps in the area between HTS-controlled Idlib and SNA-controlled Aleppo are in the line of fire and fleeing, if they can.
‘Accountability, or fall’: Syrian National Army’s Hamza Division under fire after assassination of opposition activist in northern Aleppo
This week, the Syrian National Army’s Hamza Division was implicated in the assassination of a prominent opposition activist and his pregnant wife, sparking ongoing clashes, protests and calls for the faction to be eliminated.