Syrian refugees in Denmark live in fear of losing their residency. While such a decision does not force them to return to Syria, Denmark's policy to hold them in return centers pushes refugees to return voluntarily, despite the high risks they face.
Students in opposition-held areas struggle to earn recognized degrees, but the expanding university landscape in northwest Syria could bring new opportunities.
Russia threatens to veto the delivery of cross-border aid to Syria at the Security Council. What is it seeking from this diplomatic ultimatum?
In addition to the food blockade imposed by the Assad regime since 2016, al-Rukban camp, in the no-man's-land along the Syrian-Jordanian border, suffers a medical blockade following the close of the UNICEF medical point on the Jordanian side of the border in March 2020.
‘Smuggled death’: How booby-trapped cars and assassins infiltrate the Syrian National Army areas of north Aleppo
Between the beginning of 2020 and April 2021, 173 civilians were killed by bombings or gunfire by unidentified armed men in the two areas controlled by the Turkey-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) in northern and western Aleppo province.
Rather than healing the country's wounds, Ghouta’s recent experience with Assad’s promise to release detainees suggests a careless disregard for unifying the country.
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.
The appalling targeting of a hospital in Afrin immediately triggered accusations against the SDF. However, the location from which the rockets were launched is controlled by both Assad regime and SDF forces.
Syria Direct launches its new podcast “Ard Dyar,” which tells the human stories behind Housing, Land and Property (HLP) rights violations in Syria.
Lessons from al-Yaroubiah: Can cross-line aid replace the UN cross-border mechanism in northwest Syria?
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?