Syrian Muslims greeted Ramadan this week with empty pockets and shrinking menus, as the country grapples with the unprecedented expense and scarcity of basic goods and services.
According to the latest statistics issued by the Syrian Civil [...]
‘The real response’: Earthquake highlights role of Syrian-led relief organizations amid UN paralysis
The slow international response to the crisis in northwestern Syria after the February 6 earthquake highlights the central role of aid workers in both Turkey and Syria, whose staff raced to respond while being themselves impacted.
Rescue teams in several countries have mobilized to help Turkey rescue the victims of Monday’s devastating earthquake, but so far no aid or personnel have entered northwestern Syria, where residents are turning to displacement camps as a refuge.
The issue of human rights is one card the Syrian opposition can play to obstruct moves towards normalization with Assad, but the end scenarios may not be in its favor, with a “piecemeal” political settlement not in accordance with Resolution 2254.
Disputes between Suwayda’s Men of Dignity and Laith al-Balous: A son searching for his father’s legacy?
In Suwayda, some view tensions between the Men of Dignity and Laith al-Balous—the son of the Druze faction’s assassinated founder—as part of an attempt by the son to lead in his father’s footsteps.
As 2022 draws to a close, Syrians across the country’s four areas of control are grappling with worsening economic conditions and shortages of essential goods and services—with no end in sight.
Women journalists in northern Syria—who navigate a wide range of challenges in their work—hope to access professional development opportunities abroad, but are “confined” by borders and a lack of identification documents.
Aspiring female journalists in Idlib face enrollment restrictions at Idlib University and pushback from family members and society.
Years of war and shifts in the balance of power in Syria have left a deep mark on Syria’s clans, contributing to more frequent conflicts, complicating traditional authorities’ reconciliation efforts and laying the groundwork for future acts of revenge.